Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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



April 15, 2004

 

Today’s Greeter – Holger Bernhardt

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Geoff Louis

Today’s Program – Ms. Kate Squiciarino,

      Citigroup Community Service Project

 

Notable April 15th Dates In History

1865 – President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the U.S., dies from an assassin’s bullet. Shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre in Washington the night before, Lincoln lived for nine hours before succumbing to the severe head wound he sustained.                        

1912 – TITANIC SINKS – At 2:20 a.m. the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and crew, had struck an iceberg 2 ½ hours before.

 

Rotary Last Week

Capt Driver, W.P. Community Leadership Officer, spoke on PhD candidates. He addressed the “American Political tradition.”  He’s conducting a survey and is looking for persons to spend 20 minutes to do an exercise, “How people see society”. Pick up an envelope. His phone number is: 938-3376

Presidents Meeting – April 19th

Board Meeting – April 21st

 

Visiting Rotarians

Cheryl Swift – Fishers, Indiana club.

Asst. Dist. Gov. John McGloin - Warwick                      

 

Club Postings

2nd Posting - Fred Lewis, Cornwall, NY

 

Guests

Capt. Driver was the guest of Rob Gordon

 

50/50 Winner – April 8th

Bill Stone was the winner, drawing the 3 of spades. The pot is now: $136.00                                                  

 

Birthdays

None

 

Brags – April 8th

Wm Held (Woody), Todd Browne, Curt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Roy Spells, Don Sagaria, Cecelia Solomon, Bill Stone, Ann Horner, Judy Ferguson, Dave Weyant, Cathy Kelly.

 

Club Attendance Statistics

Membership - 48

April 8th  attendance – 20

April attendance- 55%

 

Special Notes Of Interest

Looking Ahead – The Dinner Theatre!        As you read this you’ll be only two days from  “The Sound of Music” on the 17th of April at Ike Hall!

Dinners at five, the shows at eight, if you don’t have tickets, sorry, you’re too late!

New Windsor/Cornwall club Fund Raiser – Saturday, May 16, 2-5 p.m. $300 Club.- Final drawing March 24 at Vassar, wine/cheese reception.

May 15th – Rotary Cleanup Day – The annual cleanup will kick off at the Town Of Highlands Ambulance Corps building at 9 a.m.

May 8th. Special Olympics – Volunteers gladly accepted.

Youth Exchange Letter – Either send someone to other country or post someone. $500.00 for outbound and $1500.00 for inbound students.

Poughkeepsie Club – A group study going to Brazil in May for 3 weeks. If you’re between 25-40 years of age and interested, shout!


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