Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

January 26, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Steve Scott

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Pat Steinmetz

Today’s Program – Carl Onken, Pres. NY State School Board Assn.


Notable January 26th in history: In 1845, “The Raven” is published. Edgar Allan Poe’s famous poem “The Raven”, beginning “Once upon a midnight dreary”, is published on this day in the New York Evening Mirror.


Rotary Last Week, January 12, 2006

Erika Smith, photographer, gave a very interesting presentation on the art of photography. Backed by a slide show, she described taking photos with proper lighting, backgrounds, distances, and camera lens settings for the best shots. Erika operates from her residence in West Point. Her e-mail is:

This was a terrific program!

Honorary Member – It was proposed that Marge, our dedicated waitress, be installed as an “Honorary Member” of the club.

New Member Posting –

Jason Lynch – Language Dept. – 2nd. Proposed by “Woody Held”.

Phil Brillante – Phil announced that ski lessons would be resuming on the ski slope. On safety, he advised that on ten points of safety, Americans are not ready!

Theatre Party: “Shout it from the rooftops! It’s Thoroughly Modern Millie”on Sunday, May 7th 2006 in Eisenhower Hall”. Show at 3 pm; dinner will follow at 5pm. Sell Tickets!


The Holy Innocents Church thrift shop     will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.

The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th Wednesday of month.

Sacred Heart Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm; (4:30 Thursdays.)


Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“Winter’s here but it sure won’t hoit,

   To buy a jacket, or perhaps a shoit! -


Other Clubs’ Activities

Viva V.E.R.D.I. – Rotary Clubs of Beacon, Arlington, E. Fishkill, Highland, and Poughkeepsie are presenting a concert for pure water.


Guests - Visiting Rotarians

“Bud” Solomon – (Guest of Cecelia)


50/50 Drawing January 19th 2006

Cecelia Solomon – 2 of Clubs





Brags (January 19, 2006)

Jerry Sheehan, Steve Scott, Farrell Patrick, Josh Brewer, Cecelia Solomon, Harold Spaeth, Kate Squicciarini, Dave Monroe, Brian Andreichuk, Mike Herman, Phil Brillante


Upcoming Programs

Feb. 02 – Doug McBride Orange County Land Trust



January 19, 2006 - Attendance -25

December monthly percentage - 53%

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