Rotary Club of
Meetings are held Thursdays at Hotel Thayer
August 19, 2004
Today’s Greeter – Jim Donnelly
Today’s Prayer Bearer – Gus Fishburne
Today’s Program – District Governor Bridget Auer
Notable August 19th In History –
1812 – “Old Ironsides earns its name.”
On this date the U.S. Navy Frigate Constitution defeated the
British Frigate Guemyre, in a furious
engagement off the coast of
shot merely bounced off the Constitution’s sides, as if the ship were made out of iron rather than wood.
Rotary Last Week, August 12th
Rosanne Ruggerio, President of the Monroe/Woodbury club, gave a presentation on “The Teen Mission.” It is a program directed at the plight of 8th graders who have
“No one to talk to”.
It was predicated by the tragic events in
and just to give them someone to talk to, re: drugs, alcohol, etc. Rosann sent flyers to local officials, businesses etc. to enlist their support. The program is funded through
donations and grants. United Way is a contributor.
Pres Roy Spells announced that the board meeting will occur on Wednesday, Aug.18 at 4:30 pm at the H.F. Library.
Boat Ride: Gus Fishburne 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
Ben Birillo’s patriotic “Statue Of Liberty” scarf, which he donated to the club, is still 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.
Anne Lennox –Trip to
Fishing trip – Phil Brillante’s fishing trip set for September 15th. 20 seats left. (See flyer)
Other Club Activities
District 7210 Educational Seminar – Saturday,
11/13/04 at Best Western Hotel/Motel in
New Windsor/Cornwall club Annual Charity Golf Outing.
Sept. 13, 2004 at the Powelton club,
3rd - Bryan Crawford –Sponsor- Ann Horner.
Kenneth Shanklyn – San Antonio West Club.
Darrell Painter –
50/50 Drawing August 12th
Diana Cole – Jack of hearts...
(The pot is steadily building!)
John McLellan – August 21st
Seth Hudgins, August 24th
Bill Stone – August 25th.
“Let’s all join this gathered throng
And sing these folks their birthday song!”
Brags, August 12th
(Phil Brillante ‘subbed’ for Bill Stone)
Phil Brillante, Mike Moss, Ren Wallen, Shirley Bonsell, Bryan Andreichuk, Diana Cole, Darrell Painter (visiting Rotarian) , Mike Herman, Ben Birillo, Kate Squicciarini,
“Woody” Held, Gerry Sheehan, Josh Brewer,
Club Attendance Statistics
Membership - 51
August 12 attendance –22
August attendance- 47%
Aug. 26 – Open meeting.
Sept. 2 - TBD
Sept. 9 - TBD
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