Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

April 29, 2004


Today’s Greeter – Phil Brillante

Today’s Prayer Bearer – ?

Today’s Program – Open Meeting


Notable Quote;

“Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if

   we are foolish.”                 -Colton


Rotary Last Week

President Cathy Kelly announced that this coming Sunday, April 25, is the Top Hat award at the Eagle’s Nest in New Windsor. She plans to attend. She also asked all to consider

contributing to the Rotary Foundation. Dist. Gov. Knut is working for prevention of blindness in India. Pres. Cathy also informed members that a home was located for another exchange student.

McDonalds Restaurant Park project – A motion was made by the President and seconded by Curt Brewer, to spend $5000.00 for an engineering study of ceding land to the Village

of Highland Falls.

District Assembly meeting is scheduled for May 8th, 8 – 2 p.m. at the Best Western Motel in Poughkeepsie. Roy Spells & incoming officers will attend.

Farrell Patrick announced that there would be an “Ethics” conference tomorrow, April 23 at Eisenhower Hall.

Fred Lewis was indoctrinated as a new member of the club. He gave an interesting presentation on his reason for becoming a member. He was “Pinned” by Bill Stone.                                               


Visiting Rotarians



Club Postings

3rd Posting - Fred Lewis, Cornwall, NY



Tina Philbrick, a Sr. Accountant from Charlotte, N.C. was the guest of Phil Brillante.


50/50 Drawing April 22nd

Bob Wilson, 3 of diamonds. Pot is now: $162.00





Brags April 22nd                                                                                  

Phil Brillante, Gus Fishburne, Shirley Bonsell, Brian Andreichuk, Harold Spaeth, Josh Brewer, Fred Lewis, Roy Spells, Bob Wilson, Don Sagaria, Jim Donnelly, Bill Higgins,

Cathy Kelly.


Club Attendance Statistics                                                   

Membership - 49

April 22nd  attendance – 25

April attendance- 52%


Special Notes Of Interest

Looking Ahead – May 22 – Walden Club’s 75th Anniversary – Dinner, accompanied by an accordionist at the Magnanini Winery. $40.00 per. person.

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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