Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

February 24, 2005


Today’s Greeter Kate Squicciarini

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Rob Gordon

Today’s Program – Col. Cindy Jebb, Social Sciences                                                                                                          


Rotary Last Week – February 17th

This was a Business Meeting:  Pres. Roy presented the new Slate of officers: 2005/6.

Bill Higgins - Pres.                 Bd. Of Directors

Jerry Sheehan -Pres. El.          Harold Spaeth

Dave Monroe - Vice Pres.        Ren Wallen

Steve Scott - Sec’y                     Bill Stone

Dave Weyant - Treas.               Judy Ferguson

Curt Brewer – Sgt At Arms     Roy Spells

All present voted in favor of the slate.

Become a Paul Harris Fellow - See Jack Emmer. (Start with $100 & work up.)

Alan Hirsch – Chairing fund-raising comm.

Tsunami Relief Fund – Kate Squicciarini said the Hotel has $1600.00 toward fund. Two more weeks to go. (More next week)

Rob Gordon – Has sponsored Cadet Rusty Issacs for Ambassador College. (He’s a Rotary Scholar!)

Literacy in Guatemala. (Pres. Roy updated.)

District 7210 48th Ann. Conference – May 13-15 at Villa Roma Resort. Centennial B’day.

James I. O’Neill H,S. ($100 to Senior Bash.)

Spring Cleanup: Pres. Roy gave a heads up on this annual project. (Rotary park?)

Phil Brillante, while emphasizing “safety on the road”, displayed a socket wrench with torque enough to easily break free stubborn lug nuts when changing flats. He called it the

“gorilla wrench”. (Shades of King Kong!)

Dinner Theatre – “Crazy For You”

April 17th at 2 pm Theatre, then dinner in the ballroom 5 pm - $80.00 per. Turn in your sign up sheet A.S.A.P.

“Hole up” with the Sopranos!

Artie & Charmaine Bucco of “The Sopranos” HBO TV show will be at the Hotel Thayer on Sunday, March 13th  from 5 to 8:00pm. Enjoy dinner with them for $95.00 per. Spend the night at the Hotel & enjoy breakfast for two for $333.00.   (See Don Sagaria,)

The Holy Innocents Church thrift shop will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.  The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th

(Money donations preferred. It goes further.) Wednesday’s of month.  Sacred Heart Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm; (4:30 Thursdays.)

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

(His cart has a flat! He’ll see you next week!)


Club Postings


Visiting Rotarians




Beth Steinmetz (Kate)


Other Clubs’ Activities

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

Goshen Annual 250 Club – Dinner, Dance, & Raffle. March 19, 2005, 7:00 pm, John S. Burke H.S. $75.00 (You and a guest.)


50/50 Drawing – February 10th

Harold Spaeth – 7 of diamonds.

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

Ps - 20 cards are left in the deck!



Tom Endres - February 26th

Bill Higgins – February 26th

     “Tom & Bill are pleased to say,

          They share the same Happy Birthday!”



Cecile Solomon, Curt Brewer, Josh Brewer, Shirley Bonsell, Alan Hirsch, Deb Zedalis, Don Sagaria, Bobbie Fallon, Cathy Kelly, Kate Squicciarini, Rob Gordon, Harold Spaeth,

Ren Wallen, Jack Emmer, Roy Spells

Club Attendance Statistics

Membership – 50

February 10 attendance – 32

February attendance - 60%


Upcoming Programs

Mar. 3 - “Woody” Held – Languages

Mar. 10 - TBD

Mar. 17 - Business Meeting

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