Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

August 7, 2003


Notable Historic August 7ths

1942 - U.S. Marines invade  Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

1928 – The shrinking Dollar – U.S. Treasury Dept. reduces the $1.00 bill by 1/3 its size. (No connection to the Great Depression .)

1876 – Mata Hari born in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. Shot as spy in France in 1917.


Today's Greeter – Shirley Bonsell

Today's Prayer Bearer – Ben Berillo

Today's Program  - Open Meeting


Rotary Last Week- Business Meeting

President Kelly – Presented Phillip Brillante with a certificate, pin and medallion for his

contribution to the Paul Harris foundation.

Farmers Market -  T.O.H. West Point – Sundays, 9:00 – 3:00 July thru Oct. Highland Falls Municipal

Parking lot opposite West Point Visitors Center.


Visiting Rotarians - None


Guests - None


Club Postings - None



50/50 Winner  

Bill Stone–  2 0f spades


Last Weeks Brags

Phil Brillante, Kurt Brewer, Jim Donnelly, Judy Ferguson, Ann Horner,  Anne Lennox, , Cathy Kelly, , Jim Donnelly, Steve Scott, Dave Monroe, Biff Messenger


 Birthdays This Week

Adam Nogrady – August 3


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership                                                    47


July 10, 2003 Attendance                               45.%


July  2003 Attendance                                    52 %    


Special Notes of Interest and Thanks                                                                                                                                               

Times Herald Record – Article concerning Monroe Rotary Club contributing computers to senior citizens.


Reminder!  Phillip Brillante  Keep the fruit sale in mind. Encourage sales to other clubs. Visit other clubs to encourage them to participate in this fund raiser.  No date set as of yet. . (The week before Thanksgiving.)


Rotary Boat Ride

Annual Rotary boat ride - Sunday, August 24. Boat leaves the South Dock at 6pm. $20.00 per person to board. A minimum of 50 persons is required to get the boat launched! Bring guests.


Rotary Fishing Expedition

Steve Scott – If you missed  first fishing trip, another

Deep sea trip is planned for August 11th. See Steve.


Rotary Tailgate Football Game

Sept. 27th is the date for the tailgate game. Josh Brewer will coordinate the exchange students. Tom Enders is working on tickets & location. New Rochelle Rotary club wants to join us for this event.


District 7210 Conference

September 19,20, and 21 September

at the Hudson Valley Resort and Spa. Kerhonkson, NY

Celebrate the beginning of the 2003/2004 Rotary Year with District Governor Knut Johnson.

Reservation Deadline is August 19, 2003



Effective Wednesday, April 2, 2003 Washingtonville/Blooming Grove Rotary Club will meet at the Riverside Grill Restaurant in Washingtonville.

Please make note - it is local Rotary Club where you can make up a Rotary Club meeting in the evening.

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