Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

August 25, 2005


Today’s Greeter –Deb Zedalis

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Cathy Kelly

Today’s Program – Steve Scott – Raise The Roof Campaign – (Spearheaded by Warwick Valley Club.)                           


Rotary Last Week, August 11th

Rick Segel, a Certified Speaking Professional (CPS) Consultant, and National Expert on the topics of retail, marketing, customer service, and downtown redevelopment gave an interesting

view of these topics. Rick is a seasoned retailer for 25 years and the author of seven books, including “How to Become a Preferred Vendor”, “Laugh & Get Rich” & “Retail Business Kit

For Dummies”. There’s no doubt that Rich had us all laughing at his great program!

Good News Bianci Rosa is back in the club after an extended furlough.

Other Good New Gus Fishburne’s retirement reception will be on Friday, Aug. 26th at 4pm in Herbert Hall. (Good luck, Gus)

Kind ‘a Sad News Don Jaroszewski announced that this is his last meeting. He’s leaving HSBC for a position elsewhere.

Phil Brillante’s News Phil alerted us to the importance of properly inflated tires on your vehicle, especially during the hot vacation season.

Newsie News We will be hosting the Exchange Students from England at the Central Michigan game on Saturday, October 8th.

The Holy Innocents Church 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; (4:30 Thursdays.)

August 28th 6 pm – Gus Fishburne’s boat trip still lies just ahead. Don’t miss it!  Spread the word to other clubs!  The fee is $20.00 per. (Get there early.)

Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart – Jerry says:

“I still have short sleeve shoits in stock,

    So buy one now and beat the clock!”


Other Clubs’ Activities

Warwick Valley  - 12th Golf Outing on Oct. 5th at the Hickory Hill Golf Course in Warwick! Great day, lots of events! Win a new Ford. (Reg, forms distributed!)

Also! Warwick Valley Club is presenting their ‘250’ Club. All proceeds to benefit the District Raise the Roof campaign in Granada. Dinner party Sept. 17, 6 – 11 pm 

At the Warwick Conf. Ctr. (See flyer)



Ed Clarke, SSG – Cecilia Solomon


50/50 Drawing – Aug. 11th

Mike Moss – 8 of clubs.  



Bill Stone – August 25th.

Brian Andreichuk – August 26th.

“These are days of joy for Bill & Brian,

So lets sing out loud  & show ‘em were



Brags (August 18th)

Phil Brillante, Cathy Kelly, Josh Brewer, Dave Monroe, Don Sagaria, Farrell Patrick, Roy Spells, Bill Higgins, Mike Moss, Curt Brewer, Cecelia Solomon, Kent Cassella,

Don Jaroszewski


Upcoming Programs

September 1st – Paula Holt, Local Artist

September 8th – GSE – Bob Broadhurst

September – 15th – Jerry Sheehan – (9/11)


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

Sept. 1st   -  Woody” Held

Sept. 8th  - Rob Gordon



August 18th Attendance - 20 

Aug. monthly percentage = 40%

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