February 2013

The Past President Advisory Committee:

As we begin the new year we would like to remind you that this is everyone’s club and we encourage more members to step up to the plate, taking an active role in our attempt to make the Renaissance Club more viable to our members and the community, to continue to grow and prosper. Please do not hesitate to contact me or any member of the Advisory Committee if you have any concerns or suggestions.

The advisory committee will be chaired on a revolving basis every month for the advisory and regular meetings. The schedule is as follows:
Josh Roberto - January
Robin Cwlynar - February
Joe Miranto - March
Frank Guido - April
Vince Dell’Isola - May
Mack Argentieri - June
Sam Scibetta - July
Elio D’Angelo - August
Advisory committee meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday and General meetings the 2nd Wednesday of the month all are invited to attend.

Sunshine Committee Report:

We extend get well wishes this month to Sam Scibetta: our thoughts are with you and those that we may have missed.

Our condolences to the family of Bill Martin, Carl Bellavia, and Al Demart

Spaghetti Night :
Please join us for our Delicious spaghetti, ravioli, sausage, homemade soups and desserts every Thursday. HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE CLUB

Scholarship Report:
REMINDER THAT--Scholarship Applications: The Renaissance Club will again offer 2 scholarships of $250.00 to graduating seniors of our area high schools. The applicant must be a relative (son, daughter, grandchild) of a member in good standing of the Renaissance Club. Packets can be picked up at the club. Completed applications must be returned by mail. Application deadline isMarch 18, 2013.
Vince Dell ‘lsola is selling the 2013 Lotto books. The new lotto begins on March 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014. Captains can pick up their books at the club or call 695-6129 and leave a message for Vince and he will contact you. Calendars are still available at the bar. Lotto books are $30.00. The three digit New York State EVENING DRAW number is the number that is used to determine the winner. Lotto is one of our major fund-raisers for the club. Your support is greatly appreciated

Renaissance Club WEB Site is now up and running

Our club WEB page is up and running. Go to www.RenClub.org and see our new and updated WEB site. Going forward you can go there and find out a lot of information i.e. coming events, the Piccolo, sunshine committee and other information that we want to get out to the members on a real time basis.. Dave Fill is our WEB Master so send him the information you would like to put out to the members about your event or function.


The club is going to have its first ever Book Fair. This is where you can bring your adult or children’s books and swap them for books you haven’t read or donate them. The donated books will be given to an organization like Camp Good Days or some other needy organization.

This will take place at the club on Saturday March 2nd from noon till 3 pm. The Chairman is Bob Gibson and he can be reached at 694-2547 with questions or volunteering to help out. Hope to see you there.


Dues for 2013 are due March 1st

Retired members (62 and older) $25 per year

Regular membership $35 per year

Bar Committee:

Don’t forget to sign the book for the Saturday drawing, come in and socialize with your fellow members and have a drink. See you there.

Hours of operation are:

Tuesday 6 pm - close

Wednesday 7 pm - close
Thursday 6 pm - close
Friday 7 pm - close
Saturday 1 pm – close

Closed Sunday and Monday

3 Day Excursion to Lancaster PA

The “Golden Nuggets Senior Club” is sponsoring a 3 day excursion to the American Music Theatre production for “NOAH”
Join the millions of people from all over the world who have seen this one of a kind, awe-inspiring, family experience. Embark on a journey with Noah and his family as they uphold the call of God to build a boat in a land that has never seen rain! Then watch as hundreds of animals enter and live on the great ark that surrounds the audience on three sides of a 300-foot stag, 40-foot-tall sets, toe-tapping songs, professional actors and a message of hope make Noah a must see!

June 4,5,6, 2013

3 days, 2 Nights, 2 shows, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, Hotel- Bus Transportation

$395.00 PPD, Single $495.00

Tuesday June 4, 2013- Leave Buffalo 8 am. for Lancaster, PA. Afternoon show Noah. We must be seated by 4 pm

Wednesday June 5,2013- 9a.m. leave for tour of Amish Country. Shop at Kitchen Kettle Village and Bird in Hand Farmers Mkt. (if open) Lunch at Kitchen Kettle. Leave after lunch for 3 pm matinee show “Broadway Forever” at American Theater. After the show, dinner at Shady Maple Rest.

Thursday June 6, 2013- Leaving after breakfast 9 am for the Hollywood Casino. Receive $35.00 casino bonus and $5.00 food coupon. Leave for home 1p.m. arrive home approx. 7 pm.

If you are interested please contact:

Ralph MacVitte is our contact person for this event, at 716-548-9357

Informational posters are at the club.

Program Committee Report:
The following events are in the planning stages for this year. We are looking for help form the members as either a chairmen of the event or willing to help. So contact me at mackargentieri@gmail.com or call 693-0334 or any advisory committee member.

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Joseph’s Table

Dandelion (Cicoria) Festal

Family Picnic

Cannel Fest

Annual Golf Tournament

Columbus Day

Ham/Turkey Night

Polish Platter Night

Italian Platter Night

Children Christmas Party

40 Week Club

Wine tasting

All, Some, or None can be accomplished with your participation, it’s our club lets step up to the plate and get moving.