Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

July 10, 2003


Notable July 10ths in history:


The U.S. Frigate “United States” was launched –1797

First Lady Julia Tyler died - 1889

Wyoming entered the Union – 1890 – 44th State.

The Battle of Britain began - 1940


Today's Greeter – Jim Donnelly                      

Today's Prayer Bearer -  Shirley Bonsell                

Today's Program  - Business meeting.                 


Rotary Last Week-

Jim Whaley introduced guest speaker Debbie Bogdanski from the Orange County Government Center, office of Resources & Grants. She spoke of creating good relationships between government and business, and described various events which will occur, such as Hudson  rowing clubs,  various colleges, etc. She also distributed excellent brochures describing Orange County as being the fastest growing county in the State Of  N.Y. 



Third postings for Jerry Penia and Bob Wilson



Roy Spells  - Ace of hearts. The pot continues grow with your support.


Last Weeks Brags

Brian Andreichuk, Curt Brewer (2), Gus Fishburne, Josh Brewer, Harold Spaeth, Ren Wallen (3) , Ann Horner, Anne Lennox, Roy Spells, Dave Weyant, Jack Emmer, Steve Scott,

Bill Stone


Birthdays This We

Judy Ferguson               July 12

Cecilia Solomon           July 12

Jack Emmer                 July 13


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership                                  46

June 26, 2003 Attendance             56.%

June  2003 Attendance                50.2 %    


Special Notes of Interest and Thanks


Rotary Fishing Trip


Phillip Brillante is the Chairperson for an enjoyable fishing trip aboard the 50 foot Eagle, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Wednesday, July 23, 2003.  The Eagle will depart from Atlantic Highland, NJ for fishing the Sandy Hook Area of New Jersey.

The bluefish are waiting! $45.00 per person. To make reservation call Phillip at (845)  938 - 4550 or Harold Spaeth at (908)  687 - 9595.


Citrus Fruit Sale

Reminder!  Phillip Brillante also gave a ‘heads up’ on the citrus fruit program: A committee will be installed to contact the various clubs. We no longer will have a truck, and one single focal point will be selected for distributing the fruit. No date set as yet.


Rotary Boat Ride

Gus Fishburne alerted all to the annual Rotary boat ride which take place Sunday, August 24. Boat leaves the South Dock at 6pm. $20.00 per person to board. A minimum of 50 persons is

Required to get the boat launched!


September Football Games

Kathy Kelly mentioned that there are 4 home football games this September. Also the possibility of a tailgate party exists. Also, arrangements will be made for international students to stay with a West Point family.


El Salvador

Experience an amazing month in El Salvador as part of the Rotary Group Study Exchange Team.  To obtain up to date information Contact Walter Y. Root-Chairman GSE for Rotary District 7210 at (945) 497-7010 or email:


District 7210 Conference

September 19,20, and 21 September 2003

at the Hudson Valley Resort and Spa. Kerhonkson, NY

Celebrate the beginning of the 2003/2004 Rotary Year with District Governor Knut Johnson.

Reservation Deadline is August 19, 2003




Effective Wednesday, April 2, 2003 Washingtonville/Blooming Grove Rotary Club will meet at the Riverside Grill Restaurant in Washingtonville.

Please make note - it is local Rotary Club where you can make up a Rotary Club meeting in the evening.

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