Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

August 5, 2004


Today’s Greeter – Bill Higgins

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Anne Lennox

Today’s ProgramWest Point Museum – Mike Moss. (On site)


Notable Quote In History? –                 

Confucius – 551? – 478? BC.

“Rotarians who abide by the 4 way test

  Are among those who are truly blessed.”

(Oh well! – He would probably have said it if he had been a Rotarian.)


Rotary Last Week, July 29th                    

Business meeting -

Guatemalan Literacy Project –This is awaiting presentation at the next Presidents meeting. It could be a District or Zone Int’l. project.

Farrell Patrick invited all to attend the West Point Community Fair at Eisenhower Hall on this coming evening. Talk up Rotary! Work the table & brochures.

Treasurers Report – (Table ‘till next meeting)

Boat Ride: Gus Fishburne via handouts, reminded all that the date and time of the annual boat ride is 6 p.m. Aug 29 at $20.00 per. (The week before Labor Day). Excellent menu! Get payments in by Aug. 21.                                                    

Ben Birillo’s patriotic “Statue Of Liberty” scarf, which he donated to the club, is on display. See Gerry Sheehan if you’re interested in obtaining one.  (Proceeds to the club.)  

Gerry Sheehan – also has both gray and white male and female shirts. Will have them at the August 5th meeting at the museum. 

Anne Lennox – Described a worthwhile boat trip to Constitution Island. August 4th from 10:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Also on Sept. 11.

Fishing trip – Phil Brillante’s fishing trip set for September 15th. (See flyer for details).


Other Club Activities                     

District 7210 Educational Seminar – Saturday, 11/13/04 at Best Western Hotel/Motel in Poughkeepsie.

New Windsor/Cornwall club.  Annual Charity Golf Outing. Sept. 13, 2004 at the   Powelton club, Newburgh, NY. Shot gun start at 9:30 A.M. Register 8:30 A.M.


Club Postings

3rd – Diane Cole – (She’ll be “pinned” next week at the Museum.) Sponsor Mike Herman

2nd  - Bryan Crawford Sponsor Ann Horner





50/50 Drawing July 29th

Mike Herman – seven of clubs.

          (The pot is steadily building!)





Brags, July 29th

Cathy Kelly, Diana Cole, Mike Herman, Brian Andreichuk, Gerry Sheehan, Kate Squicciarini, Anne Lennox, Ben Birillo, Josh Brewer, Curt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Bill Higgins


Club Attendance Statistics                                      

Membership - 51

July 29 attendance –18

July attendance- 36%


Upcoming Programs            

Aug. 12 – Rosann Ruggiero – Pres. Monroe/Woodbury club.

Aug, 19 – Dist. Governor Bridget Auer.

Aug. 26 – Open meeting.

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