Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 16, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Ben Birillo

Today’s Prayer Bearer 

Today’s Program – Business Meeting


Thought For The Day!

The “Ides of March” have come and gone,

    So let’s move ahead & carry on!


Last Week’s Program

Medal of Honor Recipient, Ret. COL Jack Jacobs and author of his book “The Medal Of Honor”, was the guest speaker at the meeting. Introduced by Ret. Air Force General Perry Smith, COL Jacobs described some of his wartime experiences outlined in the book. He also autographed copies of his book, which were for sale at the meeting. A number of his classmates from West Point were in attendance as well. (Great program!)


Phil Brillante – Phil discussed trips – no, not vacations, etc. but falls in your home! Make sure you have proper lighting on stairwells, etc. Use proper wattage to prevent falls!


Theatre Party: Remember, it’s Thoroughly Modern Millie” on Sunday, May 7th 2006 in Eisenhower Hall”. Harold Spaeth needs a count. He has to order more tickets! (Tell your friends!)

This is the Club’s major fund-raiser!


The Holy Innocents Church thrift shop will be operating every Thurs. 10 am to 1 pm.

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

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


Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“Surely warmer weather is on its way,

   With short sleeved shoits, white & gray!”


Other Clubs’ Activities

Rotary Club of Fishkill - The Fishkill Club’s 5th Annual Softball Tournament will be held on May 7th. At Robert Shepheard Memorial Park in Fishkill. All proceeds go to “Operation Smile”. This consists of Craniofacial surgeons, Orthodontists, etc. who provide free, surgery to correct facial deformities for children in developing countries. For further info call: 845-896-4803.) Mark Klein, Softball Chairman.


Visiting Rotarians

Former member Pete Kenny - Guest of Farrell Patrick (Plus a number of West Point classmates of Farrell.)





50/50 Drawing March 09, 2006

Steve Scott – King of Diamonds. (Pot is now $225.00)






Farrell Patrick, Jason Lynch, Bill Stone, Kate Squicciarini, Don Sagaria, Vince McDermott, “Buddy” Blackman, Phil Brillante, Shirley Bonsell, Gus Fishburne, Brian Crawford, Sirimas Ciarcia, Roy Spells, Dave Monroe


Upcoming Programs

Mar. 23 – Robbie Donno, Gift of Life Int’l

Mar. 30 - Michael DiTullo, Mid-Hudson Pattern For Progress

Apr. 06 -   Maj. Glendon Fraser –Tuskegee Airmen

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