Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

April 21, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Tom Buning

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Ren Wallen

Today’s Program – “Woody” Held – “The Tower of Babel”. (7 Cadets speak 7 tongues.)


Rotary Last Week – April 14th

Charles Frankel, President of the New Windsor/Cornwall club gave an informative breakdown of his club. Charlie, a native of Beacon, N.Y. and a Rotary member for 5 years is an Attorney dealing in real estate. There are 30 members of his club. The signature events of the club are: Christmas baskets assembled before Xmas and delivered. Also, a ‘300’ club fundraiser at $100 per, with a top prize of $10, 000! (Nice.)


Steve Scott says : Please bring in your old cell phones & attachments. Interchange parts.  Also, a scholarship avail. (School Ntfd.)

Hudson Valley Spec. Olympics – May 7th.

Group Study – (Brochures attach’d.) Also, Exch. Students arriving from England.

RYLA – Leadership awards (2), Mt. St. Mary’s in June.

District 7210 48th Ann. Conference – May 13-15 at Villa Roma Resort. Centennial B’day.

Phil Brillante – Penny war netted over $700.

Also on safety, Phil mentioned lighting conditions, as well as older & wiser drivers!

The Holy Innocents Church thrift shop will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm. The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th Wednesday’s of month.

(Products or cash, but cash goes further. Make checks payable to “Holy Innocents.”)

Sacred Heart Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm; (4:30 Thursdays.)


Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart - Jerry says:                   

“Business is slow, I’ve not sold a jacket;

My feet are sore, and you call this a racket?”


 Visiting Rotarians

Charles Frankel, New Windsor/Cornwall.                                                   





Club Postings



Other Clubs’ Activities

New Windsor/Cornwall Club – Sept. 18, picnic, at Air Nat’l Guard Base, Stewart airport. (Coordinate food distrib.) Looking for other clubs to participate.


50/50 Drawing – April 14

Harold Spaeth – 7 of hearts.

(47 cards left. The pot GROWS!) 



Ann Horner      April 22

Shirley Bonsell – April 25

Diana Cole -         April 25

Don Sagaria -       April 26

“When celebrating these birthday’s, four,

     It‘s kind of hard to keep the score!”



Rick Metro, Judy Ferguson, John McLellan, Cecelia Solomon, “Woody” Held, Harold Spaeth, Anne Lennox, Phil Brillante, Dave Monroe, Speaker Charles Frankel,

Jack Emmer, Brian Crawford, Tom Buning, Diana Cole, Cathy Kelly, Deb Zedalis, Farrell Patrick, Jim Donnelly, Roy Spells, Jerry Sheehan, Dave Weyant


Upcoming Programs

Apr. 28 – Teresa Lynch, Army/Comm. Main Street Program.   

May 5 - ?

May 12 – Ft. Montgomery Bat. site?


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

April 28 – Farrell Patrick

May 5 – Kent Cassella    


Club Attendance Statistics                                    

Membership – 52

April 14th – 31 Present

April attendance –59.6%                  

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