Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

July 17, 2003


Notable July 17ths in history:

Spain ceded Florida to the United States - `1819

The British Royal Family adopted the name “Windsor” in 1947

Disneyland opened in Anaheim, Ca. in 1955

“Irma La Douce” opened on B’Way, 1958


Today's Greeter – Ann Horner

Today's Prayer Bearer -  Richard Cortell

Today's Program  - “Heritage Foundation.”                 


Rotary Last Week-

Last week’s meeting saw the “pinning”  of our three latest members: Robert E. Wilson

had his Rotary pin affixed to his lapel by Roy Spells; Gerald Sheehan by Kurt Brewer; and

Nancy Rosa by Cathy Kelly. All were heartily welcomed into the club.


Visiting Rotarians

Yasuko Kawakami, Pearl Harbor Hawaii Club


Club Postings




Jack Emmer – King of hearts

The pot continues grow with your support.


Last Weeks Brags

Phil Brillante, Josh Brewer, Gus Fishburne,  ,, Ann Horner, , Dave Weyant, Jack Emmer, Millie Ulrich, Cecilia Solomon , Cathy Kelly, and David Monroe (2)


Birthdays This Week

Todd Browne – July 17th


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership                                                    49

July 10, 2003 Attendance                               62.%

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. So far Phil has 1/3 the complement for the trip. To make reservation call Phillip at (845)  938 - 4550 or Harold Spaeth at (908)  687 - 9595.


Citrus Fruit Sale

Reminder!  Phillip Brillante  Keep the fruit sale in mind. No date set as of 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! Show of hands indicates a

fair turnout for this event.


September Football Games Correction

Cathy Kelly mentioned that there are 4 home football games this September. Also the possibility of a tailgate party exists. It is hoped that club members will volunteer to host some exchange

students the weekend when we have the tailgate!.


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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