Rotary Club of
Meetings are held Thursdays at Hotel Thayer
May 19, 2005
Today’s Greeter – Alan Hirsch
Today’s Prayer Bearer – John McLellan
Today’s Program – Business Meeting
Rotary Last Week – May 12th
Don Frazer, attired in Revolutionary era costume and
assisted by Nicole Pfeister of the P.I.P.C., took us on a tour of the historic
a chain across the river to stop the British ships.
Unfortunately, the defenders were routed by a large army, which travelled
overland. However, the battle did delay the British in their attempt to reach
Phil Brillante – Able to read Phil’s mind, it was easy to see that he was contemplating the safe handling of gunpowder, matches for cannon firing, and water supply for fires, etc. (Thanks for your safety thoughts, Phil!)
Group Study – May 23 –Rotarian Exchange Students will be arriving from England.
(Products or cash, but cash goes further. Make checks payable to “Holy Innocents.”)
Sacred Heart Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm; (4:30 Thursdays.)
Jerry Sheehan’s Pushcart - Jerry says:
“It’s tough working that battle site!
To set up there took most of the night,
So buy a shoit if your old one’s too tight!”
“Buddy” Blackman –Shirley Bonsell
Other Clubs’ Activities
New Windsor/Cornwall Club – Sept. 18, picnic, at Air Nat’l
Fishkill Club – 4th Annual Rotary Softball Tournament, May 22, 12 noon at Shepherd Mem. Park, Route 82. (Roster attached.)
Dist. 7490 - Int’l Rotary from
50/50 Drawing – May 12
No Drawing – Battle site meeting.
(44 cards still left.) (Has the pot shrunk?)
“There were no brags due to the fact that all of our members were busy manning the ramparts at the Fort Montgomery Battle Site.” (However, this will be something to brag about at today’s meeting.)
May 26 - Bob Broadhurst – Group Study Exchange.
June 2 - TBD
Upcoming Prayer Bearers
May 26 – Steve Scott
Club Attendance Statistics
Membership – 52
May 12 – 24 Present
May attendance – 46%
Note: Farrell Patrick offers a word of thanks to all who “retreated” to the Fort Montgomery Post Office and participated in the flower planting and clean up after the meeting. (The P.O. looks great.)
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