Rotary Club of West Point-Highland Falls, NY

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

November 4, 2004


Today’s Greeter  - Gus Fishburne

Today’s Prayer Bearer – Bill Higgins

Today’s Program – LTC Mark Conroe,    USS Cole.


Notable November 4th In History

1922 – Entrance to King Tut’s tomb found.

British Archaeologist Howard Carter and his workers discovered a step leading to the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. Entering the tomb on

Nov. 28, Carter and Archaeologist Lord Carnarvon discovered both Tut’s mummy, and magnificent treasures which had been buried for 3000 years.


Rotary Last Week – October 28

The club met at the usual time, but it was held in Quarters 100, the residence of Gen. Lennox, Superintendent of the Academy, and his wife Anne, who is a member of the club.

Both Gen. Lennox and Anne acted as tour guides and led the gathering through the mansion, describing both its artifacts and history. It was a most pleasant, educational and rewarding
experience for all those in attendance.


Upcoming Club Events

Fruit Sale – GOOD NEWS: Bill Stone said Florida has recovered somewhat and will be able to deliver! $23.00 per case. Stay tuned!

U.N. Day Tour –Young Rotarians –12/6. 

Phil Brillante will speak on interact.

Dinner Theater. – Still being discussed.

Christmas! - Reminder - The Christmas luncheon will be held on December 16th.   Help needed: Committee positions available There will be no large raffle,  Just the usual one.

Fund raising raffle to be held later on.

Jerry Sheehan Reports: Ben Birillo’s “Statue Of Liberty” scarf’s still selling (proceeds to the club). Jerry also has shirts & jackets with the Rotary logo!


Club Postings

3rd    Debra Zedalis – (Brian Crawford)

1st     Tom Buning – (Todd Browne)


Visiting Rotarians



Alan Hirsch – (Highland Falls)

Fran Streck – (Bill Higgins’ guest)

Other Clubs’ Activities

District 7210 Educational Seminar,

Saturday, 11/13/04 at Best Western

Hotel/Motel in Poughkeepsie.


50/50 Drawing October 28, 2004

Cathy Kelly – 4 of Clubs.

And the pot is still building with $1??.00



Jerry Sheehan – Nov. 11th (Veteran’s Day)          “Sorry, Jerry, but we don’t meet on this day, But we’ll sing a bit louder just for you today!

Cathy Kelly – Nov. 17th -“Ah how well we’ll all remember that 17th day in November”.



Cathy Kelly, Mike Moss, Anne Horner, Todd Browne, Anne Lennox, Harold Spaeth, Steve Scott, Farrell Patrick, Fran Streck, Bill Higgins.


Club Attendance Statistics

Membership - 51

October 28 attendance – 30

Oct. attendance - 59%


Upcoming Programs

Nov. 11  (Veterans Day –No Meeting)

Nov. 18   Business Meeting

Nov. 25    Thanksgiving

Dec. 2      TBD

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