February 12, 2009  

                   Thayer Hotel   

              West Point, New York

                Thursday, 7:30 am


Today’s Greeter –  Harold Spaeth  

Today’s Prayer    -  Steve Scott

Today’s Program –  To Be Announced




Last Weeks’ Meeting

Our own new member, Jon Blanc, gave a very interesting program on Computer Security. (Unfortunately, the writer was not able to attend the meeting, but inquiries reveal that this was a most interesting program, with a great insight into protecting ones’ self against computer fraud and way’s of protecting yourself against it. Great job Jon!.


Pres. John again mentioned the upcoming bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower show on March 3rd. John’s wife Angela is working with Shirley Bonsell on this event. See Shirley for tickets now. $60.00 per & goin’ fast!

Pres. John said that 85 dictionaries were provided to the West Point Elementary school. (The school Principal will be attending a meeting in the near future.)

Presidents Meeting - Once again Buddy Blackman  reports that the “group study” group from India will arrive in May. He further revealed that Next year’s group will be from Taiwan. (Good work, Buddy!)

(Oh – Buddy also reports that the District web site is being re-vamped. (Sorry)

President John also alerted everyone again to the upcoming Theatre event, which will be “Hair Spray”. More on this will come.

Last but not least, Will Plumly will be reporting on O.C. Leadership in the near future.


Katherine’s Safety Tip.  Katherine Beekman

said that we all should heed the danger of icy roads and walks. If you have to walk, walk in the snow. It provides some relief over ice!



Shoits, etc..


          Jerry’s Pushcart – Jerry Says:                             “Buy a shoit! – Look good for “Abe &


 It’s their Birthday, Not Valley Forge!”


   The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th

     Wednesday of the month. Sacred Heart

     Food 10am – 2pm. (Money will

     supplement food donations.)


             Visiting Rotarians -Guests

   Sandy Jeanette, New City, NY club.     

  George Kamkopf – Upcoming member.


                 50/50 Drawing, 02/05/09 

      Buddy Blackman – 2 of Diamonds                          



                  Happy Birthdays -



                    Brags: February 5, 2009

                    Shirley Bonsell, Ben Birillo, Glen

                     Moyer, Steve Scott, Buddy Blackman, Harold Spaeth, Roy R. Spells, Gerry Sheehan, George Kamkoff, Holger Bernhardt, Jon Blanc, John McLellan, Bill Stone & David Weyant.


                        Upcoming Programs

                           To be announced            

                Attendance –  January 29, 2009

                             Attendees – 15






I’m Shocked! – Shocked! – To find out that this

Coming Sunday February 8th is Shirley and John

Bonsell’s 48th Wedding Anniversary! I thought that they both were just a little more than teenagers! Let’s wish them both a Happy Anniversary, and to keep the party going!

                      Hip Hip Hooray!