Agnes Reading

Meeting Notes August 14, 2019

President Rosemarie rang the opening bell promptly at 12:25. After we sang My Country ’tis of Thee, Agnes Reading quoted several pundits commenting on the census. Noting that people are the ‘glue’ that make the meetings run smoothly, she thanked the usual suspects. She then recognized Visiting Rotarians, guests, and birthdays. Past President Greg was […]

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Meeting Notes, August 7, 2019

President Rosemarie quieted a room full of committee meetings with the opening bell promptly at 12:25pm. She called for a Moment of Silence to remember the lives lost over this last weekend. Vic Stoeffler asked where we get our inspiration? He gets his from the indomitable spirit of the people he meets in his psychotherapy […]

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Meeting Notes from July 31 Meeting

President Rosemarie rang the opening bell for our last meeting in July. After the patriotic song, Mary Steffek-Blaske read a very appropriate and inspirational passage from Rachel Carlson about the beauty of nature and the necessity to take care of the environment so each day will be as beautiful for our children as those given […]

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Meeting Notes July 17

Our First Art Fair Meeting, July 17, 2019 President Rosemarie clanged the opening bell for the second time in her presidency. After our singing The Star-Spangled Banner, James Corey read Teddy Roosevelt’s inspirational piece, “The Man in the Arena”, which tells us that the man we should praise is the man who’s out there fighting […]

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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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