Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

September 7, 2006


Today’s Greeter – Cathy Kelly

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Cathy Kelly

Today’s Program – Pres. Jerry Sheehan talks about 9/11 & shows a film on it.


Notable Note: “A modest autobiography as contained in the Congressional Directory:”

Born Feb. 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Ky.

Education, Defective.

Profession, Lawyer.

Have been  a captain of volunteers in Black Hawk war.

Postmaster in a very small office.

Four times member of Illinois Legislature & a member of the Lower House of Congress.

                           -  Abraham Lincoln


Last Weeks Program

Capt. Michael Nuckowski, NE Director of Office of Admissions, USMA . Capt. Nuckowski said that the mission of the Corps is to educate, train & inspire candidates with the concept of academics, physical well-being and leadership. The concepts of Academic, Physical, medical plus nomination earn a cadetship.  This was an interesting program and we thank Capt. Nuckowski for a great presentation.


President Jerry informed the membership that Harold Spaeth is okay and will be back shortly. He further said that we soon will be part of the local Chamber of Commerce.

Additionally, the membership roster will be weeded out, purged where necessary and re-written. There also will be a committee formed to “Adopt A Highway”.


Phil Brillante’s weekly safety tip!’

“Put your trust in The Lord,

Not that ungrounded extension cord”.

Use a three wire cord with no cuts on it and double insulated tools when working. (A lower gauge wire will transmit further.)


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 Thrift Shop open 10am – 2pm


Other Clubs Activities

Golf outing Monday Sept. 25, 2006 in Poughkeepsie. (No Mo info!) Hope to receive some info this week!  Time Marches On!


Prez Jerry’s Pushcart - Jerry says:

“Football season is here at last,

And soon we’ll feel that Arctic blast!”

‘Buy A Jacket’

Visiting Guests & Rotarians



50/50 Drawing August 31, 2006

Don Sagaria – 7 of spades!

“The Pot still grows! How big? No one knows


Happy Birthdays



Brags August 31, 2006

Roy Spells, Bill Stone, Buddy Blackman, Curt Brewer, Dave Monroe, Shirley Bonsell, Farrell Patrick, Jerry Sheehan, Ben Birillo, Bill Higgins, Gus Fishburne, Cecelia Solomon,

Steve Scott, John McLellan, Dave Weyant, Diana Cole, Don Sagaria.


Upcoming Programs

September 14th – Michael Graber, Pres., Fort Montgomery Battle Site Association

September 21 – Business Meeting

September  28 – Neil Drislane (Continuing Education) & Chris Nelson, (Coordinator), USMA Stewart & Mt. Saint Mary College


Upcoming Prayer Bearers

September 14 – Dave Monroe

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