Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

January 22, 2004


Notable Historic January 22nd.

1901Queen Victoria dies; Ending an era in which most of her British subjects knew no other monarch. Her 63-year reign, the longest in British history, saw the growth of an empire on which the sun never set. Victoria restored dignity to the English monarchy and ensured its survival as a ceremonial political institution.


Today’s greeter – ?????

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Bob Wilson

Today’s Program – Open Meeting.


Rotary Last Week   

Jim Whaley introduced guest speaker  Col. Barney Forsythe, who gave a very interesting presentation on planning  a Military Academy in Afghanistan. Col. Forsythe spent 6 weeks in Kabul studying this. General Eichenberry is very interested in this idea.

Turkey Anyone? – Cathy Kelly said that E-mail from Turkey (the country) indicates that Rotarian’s in Turkey are interested in having visitors to observe how Rotary operates there.

Board meeting -  Next Wednesday (01/21) at the Highland Falls Library.  


Visiting Rotarians



Club Postings






50/50 Winner –01/15/04           

GOOD LUCK was with our guest speaker, Col. Barney Forsythe who had the winning ticket. With just three cards left, he drew the ace of spades, thereby winning the jackpot of $930.00. We start anew at this meeting so buy your tickets now!





This Weeks Brags (01/15/03)

Cathy Kelly, Harold Spaeth, Roy Spells, Gus Fishburne, Mike Moss, Bill Higgins and Jack Emmer.


Club Attendance Statistics                                                   

Membership - 47

January 15th attendance – 13

January attendance- 28 %


Special Notes Of Interest

Mike Moss  -An art show is scheduled in Eisenhower hall –

Phil Brillante – Said that Gene Boleslowski is checking clubs in the area for the possibility of  a multi-faceted getting together with Florida clubs. Possibly in February.

Looking Ahead - Dinner Theatre – April 27th 2004 – “The Sound of Music”.     

Phoenecia Club – Sponsoring a ‘Winter’s weekend in the Catskills on February 8th.

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