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Newsletter - Current Dec 3, 2019
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The Rotary Club of White River Junction, Vermont, USA

The River Log 

     Rotary Logo old

  

 December 3, 2019

Read "People of Action Around the Globe"

                                                 The Rotarian, December 2019, p 14 -15.

 

News Items:

 

Our Meeting:

 

Opening:

    The Pledge to the Flag was led by President PJ.  Phil lead "God Bless America".

Quiet Moment:

Richard gave the invocation.

Guests:

  No guests.

Visiting Rotarians:

   No visiting Rotarians.

Happy Dollars: Rotarian Ray served as Sergeant-at-Arms.

The following Rotarians were happy because:

   General happiness was expressed by all that they arrived without incident this snowy morning.

Dave Landry was happy to demonstrate his granddaughter's wide eyes when asking "Poppa" for pizza. Carson was happy she woke up after doing the evening shift at the VA pharmacy.

Fines:

  No fines.

Songs:          

  No songs.

50/50 drawing:

  No drawing.

Program:

  General discussion about the Polar Express and items that needed attention.

Topics included: Volunteers, Decorating, HACTC student participation, Decorating Engine 494, signage for participants, electronic collection of money, and food for the volunteers. Also, discussed was the placement of the 4 sheds being provided by the Carriage Shed.

   This week the HACTC students will "plant" trees around the North Pole.

Next week on Wednesday the 11th, Thursday the 12th, and Friday the 13th (Lucky Day) the HACTC students will be available to help decorate from 8:50 to 10:30 AM. We thank Richard for  making this happen.

    Discussed was notification to the members if a meeting was to be cancelled due to weather. Previous arrangement (when all meetings were at noon) was to follow the school closing notice.

With the current process of a rotating meeting from AM, Noon, Noon, and Evening it was decided to let the meetings run with whoever arrived.

Closing:

   President PJ led the 4-Way test and the Rotary motto.

Announcements:

   See program.

Calendar:Mon 

   Dec   9     5:00 PM Board of Directors (Time and place TBA)

  Tue   Dec  10    12:00 Noon Students of the Month The Getaway at HACTC  $15.00

  Wed. Dec  11    Decorating the Train Station.  8:50 - 10:30 AM

  Thur  Dec  12    Decorating the Train Station.  8:50 - 10:30 AM

   Fri    Dec  13    Decorating the Train Station.  8:50 - 10:30 AM

  Sat    Dec  14    Polar Express  All asked to volunteer.

  Sun   Dec  15    Polar Express  All asked to volunteer.

  Tue   Dec   17   Club Assembly  Hotel Coolidge  12:00 Noon  Bring your own lunch.

  Tue   Dec   24   Christmas Eve. If held - The Public House 5:00 PM   $20.00

Anniversaries/Birthdays:

  None announced.

Students of the Month:  Honored every month between October and May on the second Tuesday at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center.

Service Above Self Awards:  Presented two or three times a year to high school students who have served their community in a vounteer program.

ENGAGEMENT:

   Members at the meeting:        Are highlighted below.


Ken Baldwin (Associate), David Briggs, Stephen Dotson,  David F. Ford, Erin Fredieu,

Jeremy Greeley, Brannon Godfrey, Phil Hammond, Scott Hausler, Renee Hebert,

Richard Hoffman, Margo Howland, Carson Hutchinson, David Landry, Aaron MacAskill,

Joe Major, Craig McCullough, Kipp Miller, Kelli Morneau, Skip Nalette, Gayle Ottmann,

Heather Potter, Jim Rostron, Nancy Russell, Wayne Russell, David Saturley, PJ Skehan,

Ray Stanford, Lynn Towne, Brad Vail, George Wenz.   9   (30) 

 

   Rotarians in Service to the community:  

   Community members helping Rotary:

      Gloria

   Rotarians at Rotary Social Events:

   Rotarians we missed:     Are not highllighted above.

 

Attendance:

                                                       9 / 30 = 30% at the meeting.

Make UPs Reported

  Visitations by the Russells.

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Notes by Phil Hammond                                                  River Log Construction by Phil  Hammond

Editing by Gloria Hammond                                              Keyboarding and Email by Phil Hammond

   

 

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