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May 29, 2003 Meeting

Attendees: Pete Brock, Fred Kirsch, Max Lane, Scott Zolak, Len St. Jean, Steve Grogan, Ed Toner, Jon Williams, Derwin Williams, Tim Fox, Jim Bowman, Danny Villa. Bill Lenkaitis showed up after everything was said and done for a sandwich and a beer. It's the thought that counts.

After an update on auction site (if you want to start making money, you'll need to fill out a W9 -- call Fred) and call for dues was made, the meeting focused on its main item, the 09/20/03 flag football game against the Jets at Gillette Stadium.

It was resolved that job No. 1 is identifying the players who will be involved. Pete Brock is in charge of that committee. The goal is to get the majority of the commitments within the next two weeks.

Derwin Williams and Jon Williams voluteered to steer the competition/rules committee. Danny Villa will come up with some ticket sales packages. Max Lane expressed interest in helping out with the sponsorship drive.

The meeting's agenda follows. There will be a meeting the last Thursday of every month with frequent updates on this event throughout.

NEPAC meeting 05/29/03

Topic: Patriots vs. Jets Alumni Flag Football game
Date: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003
Time: Game: 3:00pm/Banquet: 6:00pm

Items to discuss

Costs
See below
Approx. $35,000 to open the stadium (parking, security, fire, police, medical, concessions, etc)

Revenues
All ticket and sponsorship revenues to be share equally with Jets Alumni program
All concessions revenue goes to Patriots
Patriots and Jets Alumni programs donate portion to select charity(s), allocate to yearly operating costs

Tickets
Price: $12 per person, game only
$100 per person, game & banquet (700 limit)

Design ticket – PFW  
Print tickets – TBA  
Sell tickets – NEPAC members/dist. Partner (ex: WBCN/Dunkin Donuts)  
Goal:  

Players
Patriots: Need 14-20 players
Jets: " "
Payment for "high profile" players?
Commitment and waivers signed by July 1?
Secure transportation need for Jets (Fri. or Sat?)
Secure lodging for Jets (Fri. and/or Sat. nights)

Coaches
Need four for each team
Transportation and lodging for Jets

Referees
Celebrity refs – three

Promotion
Print ads done by PFW as soon as we have commitment from players
PFW/Globe/Herald/Community Newspapers
Radio – WBCN
In store – Dunkin Donuts

Sponsorship
Title sponsors
Second tier sponsors
Program ads
Partners (WBCN, hotel, transportation etc.)
Finalize pricing for above
Selling above

Banquet
Planning committee
Catering to be done by stadium
Presentations
Signing session

To do
Create committees to handle each of the above items
Establish deadlines for each item to be completed

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