Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

July 28, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Don Jaroszewski

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Cathy Kelly

Today’s Program – Nancy Gross – Literacy Volunteers of America

Rotary Last Week, July 21st

This was a business meeting – Sean Ryan, Asst. District Governor 7210 paid a visit. He said the District was raising $70,000 for a roof in Granada. Results of our Board of Directors meeting on 7/21 were given to the membership. Dave Weyant said the budget looks good even without a fruit sale. The dinner theatre plans are in the works and we have Harold Spaeth to thank for that.  Steve Scott is working on scholarships and Alan Hirsch is working on a “house” project. We will be updating info for our membership roster, so please make any inclusions, exclusions etc. on the handout. (E-Mail address is welcome!)

Phil Brillante; In his ongoing safety advice, warned of the hazards presented by large vehicles: Tractor-trailers: retreaded tires blowing; Buses (coaches) dumping: and boat trailers collapsing, (Dry rot).  (Help!)

Don Sagaria will have guest speaker Rick Segel appear at the Aug. 18th meeting, His subject will be Retail Expert Opportunity. He will also be featured at a seminar on 8/17, 6pm. All are invited.

August 28th 6 pm – Gus Fishburne’s boat trip lies on the horizon. Spread the word to other clubs! The more the merrier!

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:  

“I’m takin a rest, (just one of my leaves);

When I return my shoits will have sleeves.”                   


Other Clubs’ Activities

New Windsor/Cornwall Club – Sept. 18. A picnic at Air Nat’l Guard Base, Stewart Airport. (They’re looking for participants.)

The Washingtonville-Blooming Grove club’s new meeting place is the Bull’s Head Inn, 120 Sarah Wells Trail, Campbell Hall.

For directions: 

Note: This bull will be shipped to the back of High Point for future notice. (How’s that for bullshipping?)

The Rotary Club of Highland, NY  is sponsoring the Hudson Valley Rib Festival  & Barbecue contest on Aug. 19, 20 & 21 at    The Ulster Cty. Campgrounds, New Paltz, NY.  (Enjoy)

Warwick Valley Club announced at the President’s meeting that they’d spearhead a Dist. 7210 Intl. Project in the amount of $70,000, to replace a hospital roof in Granada, damaged by hurricane Ivan.


Visiting Rotarians

Sean Ryan – Asst. Dist. Gov, 7210

Bruce Cohen, Cornwall Club   

50/50 Drawing – July 21

Mike Moss picked the 4 0f clubs!  



Adam Nogrady - August 3rd                                                                                                                          


Brags (July 21st)

Brian Crawford, Alan Hirsch, Cathy Kelly, Steve Scott, Kate Squicciarini, Judy Ferguson, Dave Monroe, Cyrt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Bill Higgins, Sean Ryan


Upcoming Programs

August 4th - Joyce Evans, Garden Club            


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

July 28 – Cathy Kelly

August 4 –Todd Browne

August 11 – Brian Crawford

August 18 – Mike Herman  


July 14 Attendance -27 = 53%

June monthly percentage = 50.6

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