Social Committee Survey

Summary of PYC Social Committee Survey – 2017 Events
Survey closed 12/1/17 24% response (76/323 emails/9 bounced/6 opted out)
Q1. Which events were your favorite? Please provide more information in the comments box about what you would like see more/less or not offered?
• Answered: 71
• Skipped: 5
ANSWER CHOICES SCORE RESPONSES
Cocktail Parties (Kentucky Derby, New Members, Past Commodore, Holiday) 1/7 60.56%
43
Mezzanine Catering (Open & Close Dinners, August Speaker Dinner, 1/2 St. Pat’s,
Aug Wed.Night)
1/7 33.80%
24
Restaurant catered (Mexican, Chinese) 1/7 32.39%
23
Free (Commodore’s Chowder, Potlucks) 1/7 29.58%
21
Member Dinners (Shucks, Greek, German, French, Staff Appreciation, July 4
BBQ)
1/7 67.61%
48
Steward Dinners (Chicken, Lasagne, Pizza, Hot Dog Safari, Pulled Pork) 1/7 56.34%
40
Lobster Bakes 1/7 32.39%
23
Total Respondents: 71
Q2. Catered event prices range from $25 – $60. Are you willing to pay more to keep catered event option as part of the social calendar?
• Answered: 68
• Skipped: 8
ANSWER CHOICES RESPONSES
Yes, food and service costs are increasing and PYC has the facility to support catered
events.
33.82%
23
Yes, but only if the costs stay in this range. 44.12%
30
No, catered events are not worth the money. 22.06%
15
TOTAL 68
Q3. Some new or re-invented event suggestions are listed below. Please check those you would be interested in hosting or attending. Feel free to add other ideas in the comments box.
• Answered: 67 Skipped: 9
ANSWER CHOICES SCORE RESPONSES
Children’s event(s) 1/8 8.96%
6
Karaoke Night
1/8 7.46%
5
Cinco de Mayo
1/8 44.78%
30
Jazz Evening 1/8 56.72%
38
Movie Night
1/8 29.85%
20
Christmas in July
1/8 26.87%
18
Pop-Up Event
1/8 22.39%
15
Game Night
1/8 25.37%
17
Other: Ice Cream Social (with Clown), Mid-Summer Casual Dance, Jazz Cocktail
party, The Reminiscents, Sing alongs, Magician, Fishing Tourney, lip-syncing,
or PYC idol. Variety Show by members and for members, Gundalow trip, Isle
of Shoals Lab trip, Meet at restaurants this winter, More theme events.
— 29.85%
20
Total Respondents: 67
Q4. Entertainment enhances our events but can add additional cost. Please check the types of entertainment you prefer and list any individuals or groups you recommend in the comment box.
• Answered: 68 Skipped: 8
ANSWER CHOICES SCORE RESPONSES
DJ ($800-$1200)
1/4 39.71%
27
Live music (varies)
1/4 55.88%
38
Comedian (varies)
1/4 32.35%
22
Speakers on maritime themes or other topics of local interest ($250 +)
1/4 61.76%
42
Total Respondents: 68