Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

Meetings are held 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at Hotel Thayer

April 12, 2007

Today’s Program - LTC James Craig Flowers, Director of Cadet Activities


Last Week’s Program

CPT Tommy (T.S.) Sowers, (Special Forces), Dept. Social Services, USMA. Captain Sowers gave a good look at the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program from his point of view. Being a Rotary Scholar, he has spoken to various Clubs about the program nd strongly adheres to the Rotary theme “Service Above Self.  (Great presentation).         

Curt Brewer  passed on further information regarding the death of Doris Hiester, the wife of our club founder Ret. B.G Dave Hiester AOG class of ’36 (deceased) who passed away on March 28th.   Her memorial service will be at West Point on May 7th at 1000 hrs. Deirdre Dixon, Doris & Dave’s daughter, is the program director for TECO Energy, Sykes College of Business, at the University of Tampa and can be reached at: 813-253-6271.

Worth repeating! May12th is the Blooming Grove/Washingtonville Dinner dance.

Phil Brillante’s Safety Tip - With spring coming, check old lawn mowers, check grounds for obstructions and last, wear proper clothing. Have a safe Spring!


Update on What’s  Doing ‘round Rotary ?

4/23 Iraq Group Study Exchange

4/25 Glen Arden Conference

5/4 (New Zealand), Poughkeepsie

5/6 Softball

5/12 Dinner-Dance


Adopt a Highway -  This is ‘rolling along’, but a date is needed.

Prez Jerry reports another $500 donation to a serviceman who died in Iraq.


Holy Innocents Thrift Shop will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.

The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month.

Sacred Heart Food Pantry & Thrift Shop Open 10am – 2pm.


Prez Jerry’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“Winter’s back, can you feel the chill?

A new, worm jacket is worth a mil!”


50/50 Drawing

Steve Scott – Again! – King of Diamonds



Dave Monroe, Roy Spells, Judy Ferguson, Sal Fiducia, Annemarie Fiducia, Harold Spaeth, Don Sagaria, Buddy Blackman, Kent Cassella, Cecelia Solomon, Jason Lynch, Phil Brillante, Col. McMahon, Farrell Patrick, Bill Higgins, Curt Brewer, Steve Scott, Jerry Sheehan, John McLellan, Dave Weyant


Upcoming Programs

April 19 – Business Meeting

April 26 – Group Study Exchange – (GSE/7210) New Zealand Presentation.



If man evolved from monkeys and apes,

why do we still have monkeys and apes?

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