Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 1, 2007


Today’s Greeter – John McLellan

Today’s Program - Anna M. Tilley - Alcohol/Drug abuse Council of Orange County (ADAC)


Last Week’s Program

Jim Brennan, The Salvation Army, Newburgh Hdqtrs. Via Dave Weyant, made a presentation re; Salvation Army activities. Jim and Ross Bartholomew, Coordinator for four counties, ran into

a problem entering the front gate. They didn’t have proper I.D. This was rectified shortly & all went well.

President Jerry summed up several business items:

Second Posting for Col. Jeanette McMahon; Kent Cassella & Dave Monroe for their great News articles; Presidents training in Poughkeepsie; and a warm welcome back to Deb Zadalis!

Also, The Group Study Exchange, April 26; May 12th, Blooming Grove/Washingtonville dinner dance; Also requests members to submit bio’s for inclusion in news items.

Phil Brillante - Safety Tip. Phil addressed freezing road conditions and to use all care & caution when driving. Phil also said the Interact “penny wars” are now ongoing, and urges all to bring your pennies, both this and next week.


Update on What’s Doing ‘round Rotary ?

Seth Hudgins & Fran Streck - both are recovering nicely.

Idea’s needed for the Dinner Theatre. The date and time of this event WILL BE ANNOUNCED!

End of February events – West Point – The chamber of Commerce will have ice carving events. There will also be a “poker” night at the Thayer Hotel.  A walking map of Highland Falls will also be distributed to visitors.                                                       


Holy Innocents Thrift Shop will be operating every Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm.                               

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

Sacred Heart Food Pantry & Thrift Shop Open 10am – 2pm.

(Money will supplement food donations.)

See attached flyer for Alan Feinstein.  


Prez Jerry’s Pushcart - Jerry says:      

“In March the clocks will jump ahead,

So buy a jacket, or a shoit”, Jerry said!”


50/50 Drawing

Russ Bartholomew, Salvation Army (Guest)             

Queen of Clubs!    


Happy Birthdays

Bill Higgins – 02/26

Gus Fishburne –March 4th

“Raise your glasses, high if you will

And sing a toast for Gus & Bill!”



Gus Fishburne, Buddy Blackman, Brian Crawford, Josh Brewer, Phil Brillante, Ross Bartholomew (guest), Jerry Sheehan, Steve Scott, Farrell Patrick, Ben Birillo, Bill Higgins, Bobby Fallon, Sal Fiducia, Annemarie Fiducia, John McLellan, Debbie Zadalis, Judy Ferguson, Roy Spells, Dave Monroe, Shirley Bonsell, Curt Brewer, Dave Weyant


Upcoming Programs

March 8th – Mindy Kimball, “The Climate Project, The Al Gore Seminar.



February 22, 2007- 23 attendees -58 %

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