Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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



February 10, 2005

 

Today’s Greeter  John McLellan

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Ren Wallen

Today’s Program – LTC Gene Coddington – USMAPS

                                            

Notable February 10th In History

1793 – The French & Indian War Ends.

The Seven Years War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by France, Great Britain and Spain.

 

Rotary Last Week – February 3, 2005

Parlevous francais? – No, but we had a most

Interesting presentation of the French language based on the experience of Cadet Veney, who described his hands-on learning of the French language while visiting France.

Cadet Veney, introduced by Col. McPeak, was one of Col. “Woody Held’s continuing foreign language programs. Excellent! (Fr.)

 

Wed. Feb. 23 is the 100th anniversary of Rotary Intl. Please join us in the Thayer, as this moment will be celebrated worldwide! (Let Pres. Roy know if you can make it.)

 

Phil Brillante – Reminded all to check the color of their fluids. (Vehicle-wise, that is.) It means a lot in this weather! No freeze ups.

 

Winter’s Still Here! – Both the Episcopal & Holy Innocents thrift shops will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.  Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th Wed. of month.

(Have any worm clothing for the thrift shop?)                                                    

 

Dinner Theatre – “Crazy For You”. April 17th at 2 pm Theatre, then dinner in the ballroom. (5 pm?) $80.00 per. You’ll be crazy to miss this event!

 

Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart: - (Profits to Club)

 Through snow, sleet and deep potholes

    Jerry’s cart still rolls and rolls!

 Need a shirt? A puck or two?

    Just ask Jerry what he can do.

Liberty scarfs designed by Ben

   Can be yours - buy one for a friend!

 

Club Postings

None

 

Visiting Rotarians

None

 

Guests

Don Jaroszewski  - (Curt Brewer)                               

 

Other Clubs’ Activities

Mountain Creek/Vernon Rotary Clubs are sponsoring the “Rotary Winterfest”, Sunday February 13, 2005 from 8:30 am – 3:00pm. (See flyer)      

Walden Rotary Club – Presenting “Echoes of Ireland” March 5, 2005 at 7:30 pm. It features “Dublin’s Traditional Irish Cabaret”.  Paramount Theatre, Middletown.             

 

50/50 Drawing – January 27th

Steve Scott – 3 of spades.

(And the pot is still building with $274.00!)

Ps - 21 cards are left in the deck!

 

Birthdays

February 13th – Harold Spaeth            

“If the ‘Bard’ were here he’d surely ‘sayeth’

Happy birthday to Harold Spaeth!”

(Oh well, it nearly rhymes.)

 

Brags

Cathy Kelly, Jack Emmer, Dave Monroe, Roy Spells, Phil Brillante, Bill Stone, Don Sagaria, Diane Cole, Tom Buning, Ren Wallen, Harold Spaeth, John McLellan, Dave Weyant Alan Hirsch,  Judy Ferguson and Bill Higgins.    

 

Club Attendance Statistics                                    

Membership – 50

February 3rd attendance – 30

February attendance - 60%

 

Upcoming Programs

Feb Feb. 17 – Business Meeting

Feb. 24 – COL Cindy Jebb, Soc. Sciences

Mar. 3 – “Woody” Held – Languages


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