Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

December 8, 2005


Today’s Greeter - Kate Squicciarini

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Cecelia Solomon

Today’s Program – Dr. Philip Arbolino, Supt., Highland Falls/Ft. Montgomery Central School District


Rotary Last Week, December 1, 2005

LTC William Adams, Center for Enhanced Performance, USMA, gave a most enlightening dissertation on the programs designed for the development of the Corps of Cadets. This includes programs, both academic and athletic, as well as self control, balance & stability. Its goals are to develop leadership! This was a great program, which left the idea that our military is in good hands!

The Santa Project!  “He’s coming and we’re him!” The club members will be contributing gifts, toys etc. to a mother & four children in the Orange County Safe Homes Project Wish List.

(See last week’s flyer if you haven’t already!)

Dave Weyant again announced that the Salvation Army Bell Ringing will be on December 17th & 18th at the Key Food store in Highland Fls. (Warm up your elbows!)

Speakers Needed!  All members are asked to submit information on possible speakers and programs!  (See handout!) Please submit this ASAP to Dave Monroe.

Get Ready:  Shirley Bonsell reports that the Holiday Luncheon will be on December 15th.

(“See Shirley’s excellently designed flyer!)

Phil Brillante’s Safety News: – Phil spoke on the importance of wearing proper safety gloves. (Nitro gloves)

Diana Cole: Diana still has a wish list for the District Katrina fund.

Ren Wallen’s Annual Nativity Presentation: Friday, Dec 9th. 2005 at 7:00 pm.

Gus Fishburne – Gus’s heading up a committee of past presidents for selection of new club officers.

Theatre Party:  Still in limbo!

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.)

Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart - Jerry says:  

“Were moving deeper into the Holiday


  So buy your spouse a jacket, it’s a good



Other Club’s Activities: (Holiday prep.)





Visiting Rotarians



50/50 Drawing November 17th

Harold Spaeth – 6 of diamonds.





Brags (Dec. 01)

Kate Squicciarini, Gus Fishburne, Harold Spaeth, Roy Spells, Cathy Kelly, Deb Zedalis, Anne Lennox, Ben Birillo, John McLellan, Kent Cassella, Jim Donnelly, Farrell Patrick,

Steve Scott, Bill Higgins, Dave Monroe, Shirley Bonsell, Curt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Josh Brewer, Brian Andreichuk, Cecelia Solomon, Buddy Blackman, Vince McDermott,

Alan Hirsch, Seth Hudgins, Pat Steinmetz


Upcoming Programs

Dec. 15th   Holiday Luncheon


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

Dec 8thCecilia Solomon

Dec. 15th – Ren Wallen



Dec. 01 - Attendance - 27 

December monthly percentage 56%

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