Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 10, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Diana Cole

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Jim Donnelly

Today’s ProgramJoannie Kay – Animal Rescue                                                                                                                                                                                   


Rotary Last Week – March 3rd

“Woody” Held’s ongoing series of Foreign Language programs resumed with a presentation by Cadet Marissa Chierichella. Marissa hails from Brooklyn, N.Y. She studied Spanish, and spent time visiting the

Spanish Military Academy. (Great program.) Woody said his next program will seem like he’s taking us to the “Tower of Babel.”

Volunteers Needed- For Scholarships Comm. Notify Roy in next 2 days. (RYLA)

Rotarians of Agra, India, extend invitation. Apr. 10 to May 15, immunization days. (1st come 1st served basis.)                         

Pres. Roy noted the train ride to Chicago for 100th Anniversary. (See Rotarian magazine.)

Tsunami Relief Fund – Kate Squicciarini said the Hotel’s collected $1600 toward fund.

Phil Brillante: Spoke on the “penny war” and interact. He also stressed “Safety at the gas pump”. Do’s and don’t’s when gassing up!

1.Remain outside. (Seats cause static electricity). 2. Keep portable containers on ground. 3. No open flames or smoking. 4. Don’t permit children to fuel. 5. Don’t leave nozzle unattended. 6. No cell phone use.

Happy, safe motoring to all! (Thanks, Phil!)

Dinner Theatre – “Crazy For You”. April 17th at 2 pm Theatre, then dinner in the ballroom 5 pm - $80.00 per. Turn in your sign up sheet A.S.A.P.

“Hole up” with the Sopranos: Artie & Charmaine Bucco of “The Sopranos”      HBO TV show will be at the Hotel Thayer on Sunday, March 13th  from 5 to 8:00pm.  Enjoy dinner with them for $95. per. Spend

the night at the Hotel & enjoy breakfast for two for $$333.00. (See Don Sagaria.)

The Holy Innocents Church thrift shop will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.  The Holy Innocents food pantry, 2nd & 4th Wednesday’s of month. Money donations preferred. It goes further.)

Sacred Heart Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm; (4:30 Thursdays.)

Domestic Violence (DOVE) – Remember to bring in old cell’s & chargers for program!

Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart: - (Profits to Club)   “Get yer shoits, jackets, pucks & scarfs here!


Club Postings     

3rd  Don Jaroszewski  - (Curt Brewer)

3rd  Rick Metro – (Bill Stone)


Visiting Rotarians




Bob Brown – (Rick Metro)                                                    


Other Clubs’ Activities

Goshen Annual 250 Club – Dinner, Dance, & Raffle. March 19, 2005, 7:00 pm, John S. Burke H.S. $75.00 (You and a guest.)

District 7210 48th Ann. Conference – May 13-15 at Villa Roma Resort. Centennial B’day.


50/50 Drawing – March 3rd

Cathy Kelly – Jack of Diamonds

(The pot is still building with $317.00!)

Ps - 18 cards are left in the deck!



Rob Gordon – March 15th  

“Rob Gordon was born on this very special day,

So let’s sing Happy Birthday in our own special way!



Woody Held, Farrell Patrick, Jack Emmer, Bill Stone, Kurt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Mike Moss, Kent Cassella, Tom Buning, Harold Spaeth, Alan Hirsch, Diana Cole, Don Sagaria, Adam Nogrady, Cathy Kelly,

John McLellan, Ren Wallen, Bill Stone, Roy Spells, Dave Weyant.           


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership – 50

March 3 attendance – 30

February attendance - 60%


Upcoming Programs

Mar. 17 – Business Meeting.

Mar. 24 – Ltc. Coddington - USMAPS

Mar. 31 – Assoc. Graduates (On site)

Apr. 7 – “Woody” Held – Languages

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