Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 8, 2007


Today’s Greeter - John McLellan

Today’s Program - Mindy Kimball, the “Climate Project”: The Al Gore Seminar


Last Week’s Program

Anne Tilley from the Orange County Drug Abuse Council gave a most informative picture of her office and its functions. She described how the media affects literacy, drugs & sex sells, and the violence & death rates are increased as a result. This was a good program professionally presented.


President Jerry summed up several business items:

Third Posting for Col. Jeanette McMahon

Another pat on the back for Kent Cassella & Dave Monroe for their great News articles; Also, The Group Study Exchange, April 26; Meeting at Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on March 24th, (1 day); May 12th, Blooming Grove/Washingtonville dinner dance; Also requests members to submit bio’s for inclusion in news items.


Phil Brillante’s Safety Tip:

Phil recommends driving with reduced pressure in tires in extreme cold & icy conditions. Purchase a compressor and discard the old backbreaker.

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 ?

Idea’s needed for the Dinner Theatre. The Date and time of this event WILL BE ANNOUNCED! CLUE! It will be sometime in the month of May. Flyers will be ready shortly.

The chamber of Commerce Ice carving event was terrific. Much talent was displayed! 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 Thurs. 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.


Prez Jerry’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“Hear those March winds, how they blow!

 Open your umbrella and away you go!”


Visiting Rotarians & Guests

Capt. Thomas Sowers, Rec’d Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, 2002 - 2003



Marge – 9 of hearts



Gus Fishburne, Phil Brillante, Brian Crawford, Cecelia Solomon, Curt Brewer, Kent Cassella, Shirley Bonsell, Dave Monroe, Steve Scott, Jerry Sheehan, Farrell Patrick, Bill Higgins,

Ben Birillo, Sal Fiducia, Annemarie Fiducia, Judy Ferguson, Cathy Kelly, Roy Spells, Kate Squicciarini


Upcoming Programs

March 15 – David Green, O.C. Commissioner of Elections



March 01, 2007 - 23 attendees – 69%

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