Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 15, 2007


Today’s Greeter - Rick Metro

Today’s Program - David Green, Rotarian & Orange County Commissioner of Elections


Last Week’s Program

Jason Lynch introduced Mindy Kimball, who spoke on “The Climate Project”, a detailed breakdown on the Global Warming that is having a rapid and destructive effect on this planet. The Arctic ice caps are melting, the sea level is rising, and as a result wildlife is suffering from these conditions. The Ozone layer has been thinned due to the gases produced on the planet. What can we do to curtail these happenings? Great program!


Dave Monroe hosted the meeting.

Steve Scott announced that a possible O’Neill graduate this year is eligible for a scholarship.

It was sadly announced that Shirley Bonsell’s Mom passed away last week.

Phil Brillante once again stressed a need for safety glasses when doing certain jobs, such as grinding. He said these glasses could sometimes be obtained through employers at reduced rates.

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  Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Kate Squiccierini will be subbing for Deb Zedalis while Debbie is away on business.

Jim Donnelly’s address is available if anyone wants to contact him. (See Steve Scott)


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:

“The sun’s out and the wind has passed,

    Old man winter sure didn’t last!”



Jason Lynch – 5 of Diamonds



Don Sagaria, Diane Cole,  Curt Brewer, Phil Brillante, Cecelia Solomon, Josh Brewer, Jason Lynch, Deb. Zedalis, Bobbie Fallon, Roy Spells, Steve Scott, John McLellan, Farrell Patrick,

Dave Weyant, Dave Monroe, Cathy Kelly, Ben Birillo


Upcoming Programs

March 22 – Business Meeting                                                          



March 8, 2007 – 22 attendees – 60 %

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