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Memorial Day Meeting, May 29, 2019

Dues are Due!  PayPal has been compromised to don’t use the website to pay until further notice. Ryan Petersen opened our Memorial Day meeting with a moving tribute to the U.S Army Old Guard, which attends the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Slides showed these dedicated young men performing the Memorial […]

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Meeting Notes from May 22, 2019

Memorial Day was on Jim Irwin’s mind as he reminded us of the beautiful physical features of America and the service of our military personnel.  He and Tom Strode then led us in singing America the Beautiful and God Bless America.  Our Speaker’s topic was anticipated with an inspirational quote from Neil deGrasse Tyson about […]

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No Emergencies this May Day

Inspirational Speaker Dennis Powers opened the meeting with a quote from Douglas Noll, a Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators as well as a Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators: remarks about peacemaking: “Peacemaking is a complicated concept because peace can be defined in so many different ways.  At it’s best…positive […]

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Meeting notes for April 17, 2019

After Members were greeted by Norma Sarkar taking reservations for the Irene Butter presentation on April 24 and Nancy Harrison and Agnes Reading inviting them to Moms, Motors and a Meal, President Greg rang the starting bell and the meeting settled into the business of the day. Norma Sarkar delivered the inspiration, a poem by […]

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Winter Dispatched March 20

Winter wound down with our April 20 meeting the day of the Vernal equinox. it was a gloomy day but Brendan Black lightened our mood with a very bad joke and then an Inspiration that drew parallels between the life skills our speaker Coach Berenson instilled in his hockey players and our Rotary MOTTO. And […]

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Scouts and Rotary – A Good Match

Shelley MacMillan opened our February 20 meeting with an Inspiration that mapped the Four Way Test to the 12 Points that guide the behavior and decisions of Scouts. The twelve fit snuggly into the four guiding principles of Rotary. Joey D and Joan the Jammer (aka Joe Diederich and Joanne Knoertzer) led us in a rousing rendition […]

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