Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

June 2, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Jim Donnelly

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Ron Salvatore

Today’s Program – LTC Kip McCormick – Center for Combatting Terrorism.


Rotary Last Week – May 26th

Bob Broadhurst, President of the Blooming Grove/ Washingtonville club & District Chairman of  Rotary’s group study exchange program, spoke about the program & coming events:

From Sept. 1 to Sept. 30 there will be a group of Students arriving from England. Also, he’s looking for qualified candidates to travel to Greece & Bulgaria in May ’06. Also, next spring students will be travelling from Bulgaria to our shores! (See brochures)

President Roy Spells presented Cadet Rusty Issacs with the Rotary “Service Above Self” certificate award.

Phil Brillante – Phil unleashed his heavy artillery against last week’s “tick” invasion by displaying a scissor-like tweezer with built in magnifying glass. It properly removes the critters

if they get under your pets’ skin. (Or yours!)  (Great tool, with informative flyer!)  

Rev. Judy Ferguson of The Holy Innocents Church thrift shop needs help on Saturday, June 4th from 11am – 3pm (401 Main St., H. Falls) to pick up furniture & household goods at

a home in West Point.  Also, please don’t forget the food pantry! Thank you much!


Visiting Rotarians

Bill Kahlman – St. Paul, Minn. Club.

Karen Rege – San Diego Cal. Club.

Don Perry – Oklahoma City Club.



“Buddy” Blackman –(Shirley Bonsell.)

(Buddy received his second posting.)

John Hart – Bill Higgins  

Emeric & Gabrielle Fullop – (Romania)



To: Departing Members Ann Horner & JackEmmer :

(You’ll be missed!)

“Parting is sweet sorrow”, as the ‘Bard’ once


But ‘Service Above Self’ will remain in your



Other Clubs’ Activities

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

Dist. 7490 - Int’l Rotary from India – Coming June 14th. (Harold Spaeth)

Blooming Grove/Washingtonville - Annual Golf outing Mon. June 6. Support youngsters

50/50 Drawing – May 19      

Karen Rege San Diego club. 3 of hearts (42 cards still left. (The pot gets hotter & hotter)



Aw, None, again!



Gus Fishburne, Seth Hudgins, Don Jaroszewski, Jack Emmer, Don Sagaria, Ann Horner, Brian Crawford, Ren  Wallen, Curt Brewer, Guest Karen Rege, Phil Brillante,

“Buddy” Blackman, Shirley Bonsell, Cecelia Solomon, Guest Bill Coolman, Jim Donnelly, Cathy Kelly, Dave Monroe, Bobbie Fallon, Judy Ferguson, John  Hart, Steve Scott,

Harold Spaeth, Bill Higgins, Mike Moss, Bob Broadhurst, Dave Weyant


Upcoming Programs

June 9 - Debbie DeAgostine – Newburgh Kiwanis

June 16 – Business Meeting   


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

June 9  - Don Jaroszewski


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership – 52

May 26 – (31 Present)

May attendance – 60%

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