Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

September 11, 2003


Notable Historic Quotation:

“Sail on, O ship of State!

Sail on O Union, Strong and great”.

-        Longfellow.


Today's Greeter – Bill Higgins

Today's Prayer Bearer – Adam Nogrady

Today's Program  -


Rotary Last Week –  Business Meeting

Jim Whaley introduced Guest speaker Phillip Marshall from New Windsor, N.Y., who represented Kismet Productions,  a film company doing a TV. movie on the Great Chain across the Hudson during the American Revolution. Clips of the production were shown as Mr. Marshall made his presentation. Mr. Marshall also called attention to the fact that N.Y. Channel 13 needs funding 


Cathy Kelly announced that  the International Rotary convention  will occur May 23-26 in Othiko, Japan.


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


Monogrammed Wearing Apparel - Reminder – Please return sheets with info requested by Gerald Sheen so he can make determination of what’s needed in the way of apparel, etc..


Exchange Weekend  - Sept 27th 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. ( A sketch of the proposed park project appeared in the September 5th News Of The Highlands.


Visiting Rotarians                                                         



Club Postings

Don Segaria


50/50 Winner  

Seth Hudgins – Queen  of Hearts


Last Weeks Brags      

John Klegka, Josh Brewer, Farrell Patrick, Steve Scott, Dave Weyant, Roy Spells, Wm. Held (Woody), Luke Lindenmeyer, Brian Andreichuk, Millie Ulrich, Mike Moss, Shirley Bonsell,  Dave Monroe, Don Segaria.                                              


Birthday’s This Week



Club Attendance Statistics

Membership – 46

September 4th attendance – 29

August 2003 attendance – 63%         


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.  Further Info on this next week.                                                             


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

Josh Brewer said there are 4 or 5 placements needed for exchange students.


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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