Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

August 17, 2005


Today’s Greeter – John McLellan

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Roy Spells

Today’s Program – District Gov’s Visit Carole Tjoa, Dist. 7210, 2006-2007


Last Week’s Program

This was a business meeting. All monkeys were excused when it was made known that there was to be no monkey business during the meeting!

What did occur? – Shirley Bonsell said the paperwork for the club has been submitted. We’re good for two more years! Dave Monroe attended Pres. meeting. Discussed were: membership, etc. Pres. Jerry addressed “Walk of Fame” project. It was approved for the “Buffalo Soldiers.” He also addressed the “Adopt a Highway” program and the club’s joining the Highland Falls Chamber of Commerce as a group. In addition, a club news article will be printed once per month in the News of the Highlands describing   events, etc. (Kent Cassella Leads The Way!) Steve Scott is working on an updated spreadsheet roster of members, and lastly, a $1200.00 donation for a mission group to Honduras was tabled.


Boat Trip - Cap‘n Gus reminded all about the boat ride! That’s Sunday, August 27th!” Boat leaves the dock at 6:00 pm. Mark your calender! 6 couples from the Newburgh Club will be aboard, as well as the Pres. Walden club.


Phil Brillante’s weekly safety tip!’

“Personal flotation device – WEAR IT!”

With Labor Day around the bend and your planned boating activities, Heed Phil’s Tip!


Holy Innocents Thrift Shop.  will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.

The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th Wednesday of month.

Sacred Heart Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm


Other Clubs Activities

Golf outing Monday Sept. 25, 2006 in Poughkeepsie. (More info forthcoming when we receive it!)


Prez Jerry’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“A week’s gone by and sales are slow

So buy a shoit and let the cash flow!”


Visiting Rotarian &/or Guests



50/50 Drawing August 10, 2006

Shirley Bonsell – Queen of Hearts.

(The pot grows HOT!) (How much?)


Happy Birthdays

John McLellan -  August 21st

“Let’s clear our throats, let the frogs be gone,

As we sing Happy Birthday to Rotarian John!”


Brags August 10, 2006

Bill Stone, Curt Brewer, Kent Cassella, Phil Brillante, Steve Scott Gus Fishburne, Cecelia Solomon, Cathy Kelly, Kate Squicciarini, Dave Weyant, Deb Zedalis, Bill Higgins, Jerry Sheehan


Upcoming Programs

August 24 – Bill Stone discusses The Rotary Foundation

August 31 – Capt. Muckowski, NE Director, Office of Admissions, USMA

September 7 – Open


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

August 24 – Bryan Crawford

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