Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

August 24, 2005


Today’s Greeter – John McLellan

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Brian Crawford

Today’s Program – Bill Stone – Bill discusses the Rotary Foundation.


Last Weeks Program

This meeting consisted of the official visit of our new District Governor Carole Tjoa. The officers & Board of Directors met at 6:30 am, where Carole was introduced by David Green,

District Secretary, Dist 7210. Carole reviewed the goals & objectives of our club with President Jerry Sheehan, among which were: The Rotary Foundation; Paul Harris Fellows; and every Rotarian contributing $100.00 per year to the Paul Harris Fellows. Membership was also high on the priority list. There is a membership seminar on Sept. 9th at Mt. St. Mary’s in Newburgh,

and May 4-5-6 is the District Convention in Fernwood Resort in Pike County, Pa.


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


Phil Brillante’s weekly safety tip!

Burning In Back Yards. If the burning of brush, etc. is permitted in your community, all fire safety precautions & laws must be observed. (Check with your F.D.) If you do burn, make sure the fire is out when finished.


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 if & when we receive it!)


Prez Jerry’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“Every week I’ve the same old plea;

Won’t you buy a shoit or jacket from me?”


Visiting Guests

Darrel Hiester, T. Seng Tjoa


Visiting Rotarians

Carole Tjoa, Dist Gov. Dist 7210


50/50 Drawing August 17, 2006

Seth Hudgins King of Spades

It’s a HOT POT! - How HOT?  (Don’t ask.)


Happy Birthdays

Seth Hudgins – August 24

Bill Stone – August 25

“Let’s all give a brag for Seth  & Bill -

(It’ll boost our weekly bragging till!”)


Brags August 17, 2006

Shirley Bonsell, Darrel Hiester, Curt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Carole Tjoa, Roy Spells, Dave Green, Bill Stone, John McLellan, Buddy Blackman, Kent Cassella, Vince McDermott,

Brian Crawford, Don Sagaria, Josh Brewer


Upcoming Programs

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

September 7 – Open



Aug. 17, 2006 – 20 attendee’s – Percent - 48%

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