Mary Alice Downey Scholarship Fundraiser, March 17

February 4th, 2018 — No comments

A fundraiser for the Mary Alice Downey Scholarship will be held Saturday March 17, 7pm in the POPYC Funtion Hall. The evening will include a home-cooked Italian meal, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, DJ and music trivia. Cost of the dinner is $15 per person.

The goal is to raise $1500 for this year’s scholarship.

Please click here to indicate plans to attend.


How can you help?

  • Make a cash donation to the scholarship fund (not tax deductible).
  • Donate a gift card for the silent auction (restaurant, retail store, liquor, etc.).
  • Donate and item, service, or basket for the silent auction
  • Attend the event! All donation will be posted to the POPYC website/message board.


About the Mary Alice Downey Memorial Scholarship

Every year the Mary Alice Downey Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a child or relative of a POPYC member attending a four year higher education institution, community college, or post-secondary trade school. Read more about it and download an application here.

Join us for the 2018 Installation of Officers

January 14th, 2018 — No comments

This year’s POPYC Installation of Officers will be held on January 27 at the Casa Lucia in Revere. Join us as we usher in our new class of officers and thank the 2017 crew for a job well done. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour and a slide show retrospective of the 2017 boating season. That will be followed by dinner, desert, an awards ceremony, and dancing.

++ About the Venue

Date/Time: Saturday January 27, 7pm
Location: Casa Lucia, 61 Lucia Ave, Revere MA
Tickets: $100 per person, in advance or at the door. Make checks payable to ” Point of Pines Yacht Club”

Note: Each full boating member must purchase two tickets, whether you attend or not. Associate and social members are welcome but not required to attend.

++ About the Evening

Cocktails and buffet dinner followed by awards and dancing. Music by Decades of Rock.

Dinner Menu:

Cheese and Cracker Tray
Passed Appetizers (Shrimp Cocktail/Scallops in Bacon/Broccoli Rabe Rolls)
House Salad
Prime Rib Au Jus
Baked Haddock
Chicken with Broccoli & Fusilli Pasta
Oven Roasted Potatoes
String Bean Almandine
Mini Pastries

Vegetarian and Gluten Free meals available upon request
Includes 2 Complimentary Drink Tickets

Questions? Contact Jay Bolton at (617) 834-1965 or jayb@integratedvoicesolutions.com

Signup Required

If you are attending, please click here to signup no later than January 24. Signup is required to guarantee seating.

Do You Have Photos to Contribute to the 2017  Retrospective  Slide Show?

  1. At the Installation of Officers, we will be showing our annual slide show of pictures from the 2017 boating season. If you have pictures you would like to share, you may do it in a couple of ways:
    1) If it’s just a few (under a dozen) you can email them to Mike Quigley (webmaster@popyc.org)
  2. 2) For large numbers of photos, best to give them to Mike on a thumb drive. They can put the thumb drive in an envelope addressed to Mike and tack it to the sign board in the Lounge. The thumb drive will be returned to them.

Please send pics to Mike by Monday January 20.

Congratulations to our 2018 officers and trustees

January 14th, 2018 — No comments

Congratulations to our 2018 officers and trustees! May they serve with distinction in the long and fine tradition of the POPYC.


Our 2018 POPYC Officers and Trustees are:

Commodore: Jack Glancy
Vice Commodore: Jay Bolton
Rear Commodore: Ted Bless
Fleet Captain: Tim Horgan
Financial Secretary: Vincent Picinni
Recording Secretary: Mike Quigley
Auditor: Paul Barrasso
Assist Vice Commodore: Jill Simmons-Wetmore

George Bouloukos
Mike Jamgochian
Bill Rogers
Steve Simmons


Remembering Frederick P. Giardino

January 3rd, 2018 — No comments

The Point of Pines Yacht Club Officers and Members wish to express their condolences to the Giardino family on the loss of their dear Freddy.
Frederick P. Giardino passed away peacefully on December 13, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Freddy was a lifelong resident of Malden. He owned and operated Walsh Florist in Malden for over 60 years, and was a member of the Point of Pines Yacht Club in Revere and a past member of the Malden Moose and ITAM’s club in Revere.
Freddy was the beloved husband of 55 years to Nancy L. (Fioretti) Giardino. He was the loving father of Susan Watson and her husband David and Linda Giardino-Banks and her husband Gregg, all of Malden. Freddy was the dear brother of Edward Giardino and his wife Karen and Robert Giardino and his late wife Lorraine. He was the cherished grandfather of Vanessa Watson-Bonner, Briana Watson, Nicholas Watson, and great grandfather of Shane, Aurora, Jacob, and Caleb. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.The funeral will be held from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main Street, Malden on Saturday December 16th at 9:00am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Hearts Church, 297 Main Street, Malden at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8pm.Internment will be in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.