Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes for Feb 14: Tiny Houses

The luncheon meeting opened with a gentle ringing of the Rotary bell by President John. A lusty “Star-Spangled Banner” followed, after which Amy Goodman came forward to deliver the Inspiration. “Happy Valentine’s Day,” Amy began. “This is the day when one billion dollars’ worth of chocolate is sold world-wide; a billion Valentine’s cards are sent […]

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Meeting Notes for January 31, 2018

Following a beautiful piano prelude, President John cut short a myriad of pleasant table conversations with a smack of the Rotary bell. A crowded Anderson Room rose in unison to sing “God Bless America,” hands firmly over hearts. John then stepped aside as Ian Bund came to the podium to deliver the Inspiration. “Thank you, […]

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Meeting notes for January 17, 2018

Joanie Knoertzer graced Rotarians and guests alike with another beautiful piano prelude. Next came the ringing of the bell, with everybody standing to join President John in singing a fervent “God Bless America.” Rosemarie Rowney then came to the podium and delivered one of the best ever Inspirations. “My Inspiration, appropriately enough, is about children,” […]

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Meeting Notes from January 10, 2018

President John rang the Rotary bell, and the crowded Anderson Room rose at once to belt out “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Then Joanne Pierson bounded to the podium to deliver a fabulous Inspiration. “Please be seated, Rotarians,” she began. For some reason a tradition has arisen at our meetings whereby Rotarians react to the way the […]

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Board approves new humanitarian service award

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the United Way Building. The Club’s membership on November 30 was 313 Active Members plus six Honorary members and seven Inactive Emeriti. The Club’s average attendance in November was 41% for five meetings. The average attendance for the luncheons was 107 members plus […]

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Meeting Notes for December 6, 2017 – The Annual Club Assembly

Tom Strode opened the proceedings with a lovely piano prelude, followed by the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” A packed Anderson Room rose swiftly to belt out a particularly fine rendition of our national anthem. Inspiration Ruthie Ackenhusen came to the podium and delivered an emotional recital of the poem, “Just a Common Soldier,” A. Lawrence Vaincourt’s […]

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