Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 4, 2004


Notable Notes On Baseball: 

Forget A-Rod for a moment & consider this!

1857The National Association of Baseball clubs, the first league, is formed, playing at the Fashion Race Course in Jamaica, New York. The rules are changed from the first team-to-reach–21 rule, to a 9 inning format.

1859The New York All-Stars baseball team

beats Brooklyn in the first paid admission game.


Today’s Greeter – Roy Spells

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Cathy Kelly

Today’s Program – Business Meeting


Rotary Last Week        

Vince Lindenmeyer informed the membership that he will be leaving for Egypt shortly. He wants to continue to be a part of the club. He praised Rotary. (He’ll also be missed by all.)

Gerry Sheehan said the clothing sales went well. Still has some items if interested.

Question - Will we host an exchange student next year?

Rotary Dist. 7210 Pres. Elect training Seminar Sat. March 6 at Best Western Hotel, Poughkeepsie. Pres Elect & Sec’y to attend.

Any Spare change? Phil Brillante is raising funds. He’s Passing a large jar and hopes to fill it. More on this at meeting.

Board Meetings -  3rd Wednesday of month  at Highland Falls Library.


Visiting Rotarians



Club Postings






50/50 Winner –02/19/04           

Don Sagaria was the winner. He drew the “7 of hearts”. The pot is?? (Don’t ask yet.)



Gus Fishburne – March 4

Dennis Foote –    March 7

“Let’s be merry and create a fuss,

As we sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to

Dennis and Gus!”


Last Weeks Brags – February 26th

Harold Spaeth, Ben Berillo, Shirley Bonsell, Phil Brillante, Dave Weyant,  Mike Moss, , Cecelia Solomon, Curt Brewer, Adam Nogrady, , Dave Monroe, Roy Spells, Cathy Kelly,

Steve Scott, Gerald Sheehan, Vince Lindenmeyer, Ren Wallen & Al Fox.


Club Attendance Statistics                                                   

Membership - 48

February 19th attendance – 21

February attendance- 52%


Special Notes Of Interest

Mike Moss  -The art show is great.  It’s at Ike Hall until March 7th. So hurry!

New Windsor/Cornwall club Fund Raiser – Saturday, May 16, 2-5 p.m. $300 Club. Final drawing March 24 at Vassar, wine & cheese rec.

Top Hat Award – Blooming Grove club – April 25 at the Eagles Nest. District Governor passes the hat.

Youth Exchange Letter – Either send someone to other country or post someone. $500.00 for outbound and $1500.00 for inbound students.

Looking Ahead – The Dinner Theatre is on April 17th 2004 in Eisenhower Hall. – (Dinner 5:00 p.m., Showtime 8:00 p.m.) Enjoy “The Sound of Music” after a good meal!

District 10 food pantry: Join the “feed the hungry” campaign. Bring your canned goods, etc. in with you this month.  Tuna, peas, dry packaged goods are also requested.

Walden Club – Sponsoring a fundraiser on

March 7 in Paramount theatre in Middletown, NY. Al Roach – 3 Irish sopranos’. Last Call!

Poughkeepsie Club – A group study going to Brazil in May for 3 weeks. If you’re between 25-40 years of age and interested, shout!

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