Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

September 4, 2003


Notable Historic September 4ths

490 B.C. – Thermistocles and Miltiades, Athenians, defeat Persian KingDarius at Marathon; Pheidippides runs with the news.

1864 – An amazing career ended when Confederate Cavalry Leader John Hunt Morgan was killed during a Union cavalry raid on the town of Greenville, Tennessee.

1971 – The last episode of the long running Lawrence Welk show aired on network T.V.


Today's Greeter – Bill Higgins

Today's Prayer Bearer –  Bill Higgins

Today's Program  -Mr. Phillip Marshall will speak on the “Hudson River Chain”.


Rotary Last Week –  Business Meeting

Interesting business meeting – much was discussed.

Cathy Kelly reminded all that  Vince Lindenmeyer is unable to continue serving on the Board of Directors. Will have to be replaced.

Internat’l  convention  will occur May 23-26 in Othiko, Japan.

Reminder – Rotary District Conference Sept. 19-20-21.  (See last entry on this page.)

High Point – Monroe/Woodbury club. Participating in “Polio Plus” program

Monogrammed Wearing Apparel – Gerald Sheen distributed  a handout regarding Monogrammed wearing apparel. It describes various items which may be purchased. He also distributed a questionnaire which seeks input into this. Please fill out and return A.S.A.P.

Exchange Weekend -  Next weekend is exchange weekend (tailgate) There are 9 students – 7 women & 2 men who need housing.

Considered Project – McDonalds basketball court . A possible way for Rotary to focus on the community.

Visiting Rotarians – Ed Hughes .  (Was a founding member of the club.)


Club Postings - None


50/50 Winner  

Bill Stone – 3 of clubs


Last Weeks Brags

Phil Brillante, Kurt Brewer,  Cathy Kelly, Farrell Patrick, Ben Birillo , Steve Scott, Dave Weyant, Jack Emmer,                                               

Dave Monroe, Don (Hotel Thayer)

Birthdays This Week

September 1 – Bobbie Fallon


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership – 46

August 14 attendance – 22

August 2003 attendance – 50%         


Special Notes Of Interest

Reminder!  Phillip Brillante  Keep the fruit sale in mind. Encourage sales to other clubs. Visit other clubs to encourage them to participate in this fund raiser.  No date set as of yet. . (The week before Thanksgiving.)


Farmers Market -  T.O.H. West Point – Sundays, 9:00 – 3:00 July thru Oct. Highland Falls Municipal Parking lot opposite West Point Visitors Center     


Rotary Tailgate Football Game

Sept. 27th is the date for the tailgate game. Josh Brewer will coordinate the exchange students. Tom Enders is working on tickets & location. New Rochelle Rotary club wants to join us for this event.


District 7210 Conference

September 19,20, and 21 September 2003

at the Hudson Valley Resort and Spa. Kerhonkson, NY

Celebrate the beginning of the 2003/2004 Rotary    Year with District Governor Knut Johnson.

Reservation Deadline is August 19, 2003             

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