Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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



February 26, 2004

 

Notable Note On The Passing Of Time: 

The Roman playwright Plautus griped:

  “Confound him, who in this place

set up a sundial to cut and hack my days

      so wretchedly into small pieces!”

                        -  Archaeology Mag., 03/04

 

Today’s Greeter – Brian Andreichuk

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Phil Brillante

Today’s Program – Open Meeting

 

Rotary Last Week        

LTG Wm. J. Lennox, Jr. Supt. U.S.M.A.,

Addressed the meeting. A 1971 Graduate of the Academy, Gen. Lennox described his assignments and educational achievements during his career. He revealed that his grandfather

was a District Governor in Rotary, while praising Rotary as a role model for cadets. He said the men in Iraq and Afghanistan are doing a tremendous job. He further said that the U.S. Military Academy is listed as the 4th best college in the country. Academics are tops, and a ranger school will be introduced.

 

Computer classes at O’Neill won’t be underway until March. The date will be announced on the Internet.

   

Question - Will we host an exchange student next year?

 

Visiting Rotarians

None

 

Club Postings

None

 

Guests 

Maj. Paul Warmgaten      

 

50/50 Winner –02/19/04           

Vince Lindenmeyer was the winner. He drew the five of diamonds. Pot is??

 

Birthday’s

Tom Endres, February 26

Bill Higgins, February 26

Richard Cortell, March 1.

“Let’s sing Happy Birthday to Tom, Bill and

    Rich;

I’d tell you their ages but I’d really be a

    Snitch!”     

 

Last Weeks Brags (02/19/04)        

Bill Stone, Shirley Bonsell, Phil Brillante, Dave Weyant, Anne Lennox, Mike Moss, Geoff Louis, Cecelia Solomon, Josh Brewer, Adam Nogrady, Bob Wilson, Dave Monroe, Roy Spells,

Cathy Kelly, Steve Scott, Gerald Sheehan.

 

Club Attendance Statistics                                                    

Membership - 48

February 19th attendance – 33

February attendance- 74.6%

 

Special Notes Of Interest

Mike Moss  -The art show is great.  There’s still time. It’s at Ike Hall until March 7th.

New Windsor/Cornwall club Fund Raiser – Saturday, May 16, 2-5 p.m. $300 Club final drawing.

Top Hat Award – Blooming Grove club – April 25 at the Eagles Nest.

Youth Exchange Letter – Either send someone to other country or post someone. $500.00 for outbound and $1500.00 for inbound students.

Looking Ahead – The Dinner Theatre is on April 17th 2004 in Eisenhower Hall. – (Dinner 5:00 p.m., Showtime 8:00 p.m.) Enjoy “The Sound of Music” after a good meal!

District 10 food pantry: Join the “feed the hungry” campaign. Bring your canned goods, etc. in with you this month.  Tuna, peas, dry packaged goods are also requested.

Walden Club – Sponsoring a fundraiser on

March 7 in Paramount theatre in Middletown, NY. Al Roach – 3 Irish sopranos’.

Poughkeepsie Club – A group study going to Brazil in May for 3 weeks. If you’re between 25-40 years of age and interested, shout!


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