Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

March 17, 2005


Today’s Greeter – Mike Moss

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Jim Donnelly

Today’s Program – Business Meeting


Rotary Last Week – March 10th

Jeannie Kay – Animal Rescue Officer, Town Of Highlands, gave a heart rending program on the plight of animals in our society. Pets given as gifts, purchased and not properly cared for

are abundant and present major problems for Humane societies. (Jeannie supplied many handouts on this subject.) (Please donate old blankets for animal beds!)

Both Rick Metro and Don Jaroszewski were inducted into the club:  – Rick was sponsored by Bill Stone and Don by Curt Brewer. Three Cheers! Hip, Hip Hooray!

Pres. Roy noted the train leaves for Chicago  for 100th Anniv.  June 18-22. “All aboard!”

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

“TO SEE OR BE SEEN”.  Shakespeare? No- it’s our own Phil Brillante who spoke on the necessity of ample lighting to avoid accidents!

ALSO: Phil has declared war! The “penny’ war”. Join Phil’s army by bringing change!

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.

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

1st Pat Steinmetz – (Kate Squicciarini)                       


Visiting Rotarians




Marke Roche - (Cathy House, Sandy Blackman & Lillian Sherry, American Red Cross, Hudson Valley Blood Drive.)                                                      


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.

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


50/50 Drawing – March 10th

Jack Emmer strikes GOLD! He drew the Joker! Pot was over $300.00. John McLellan jumped for joy! (Now Jack sells the duckets!) (The pot is now brewing anew.)






Cecilia Solomon, Seth Hudgins, Brian Crawford, Farrell Patrick, Dave Monroe, Kurt Brewer, Phil Brillante, John McLellan, Rob Gordon, Ren Wallen, Kate Squicciarini, Jack Emmer,

Dave Weyant, Roy Spells.


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership – 50

March 10 attendance – 30

March Attendance     - 60%


Upcoming Programs

Mar. 24 – Ltc. Coddington - USMAPS

Mar. 31 – Assoc. Graduates (On site)

Apr. 7 – “Woody” Held - Languages

Apr. 14 – Chas. Frankel, N. Windsor/Cornwall Club          

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