The Rotary Club of White River Junction, Vermont, USA

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February 13, 2018

 Read "Jimmy Carter"

  The Rotarian, February 2018, p 29 to 32


News Items:

 17 dead and many wounded in Parkland, Florida High School shooting.


Our Meeting: 


    The Pledge to the Flag was led by President Richard.

    The song "America  the Beautiful" was led by Phil.


    Tim Hebert: HACTC, Shana Johnson: HHS,

    and the Students of the Month from HACTC and HHS

Visiting Rotarians:


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

The following Rotarians were happy because:

* Ray - Phil provided him with a badge for the day.

* Phil - Happy to have conscripted 2 members of the Silent Auction Committee (per authorization of President Rich). The work needs to be shared.

* Dave L. - happy to come here (the Getaway Restaurant at HACTC); happy that Phil leads us in song even though the "kids" hate it.

* Rich - he is going to Missouri and Kansas to visit family - airline vouchers saving dollars thanks to businesses.

* Ray - the women's hockey score was 1-0; Lisa Saturley is here

* Dave S. - he is giving double $$ for Lisa S's attendance

* PJ - Board meeting last night was ended in record time!  


     No fines today. Everyone was on good behavior. 

50/50 drawing:

   A student drew another student's number who took the $5.00.  


Today we celebrate the Students of the Month from Hartford High School

and Hartford Area Career and Technology Center.


Hartford High School



From left to right.

Nicole Whatley, Art; Lucas Adams, Physical Education; Eddie Jeon,

English; Messica Marshal, Science; Brent Chandler, Social Sudies, 

(Missing from picture: Noah Tibbits, Mathematics; Clementine Philip, World Language.)


Hartford Area Career and Technology Center
















        Michael Merihew - STEM, PM                                                Isaac Emery - STEM - AM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: Education
















     Trevor LaBrecque - Culinary Arts I                                         Cody French - Culinary Arts II



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


* David Saturley spoke to the students about the scholarships and awards available from the White River Rotary Charitable Fund. David encouraged the students to apply.

* Dave Landry reminded Rotarians that the 10/100 tickets need to be sold. The first drawing is in two weeks.

* David Saturley reminded Rotarians that the survey in preparation for the Club Visioning needed to be completed and turned into him as soon as possible.

* Phil Hammond, who ran the Silent Auction in conjunction with the 10/100 Social Party for many years, agreed to work with a committee. Two Chairmen, who ran the Silent Auction in the last two years, have both moved on. Phil was happy to have conscripted two members to the committee. Wayne and Ray were happy to serve. Others are to be named to help spread the work this year.



02/20/18 - Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:00 Noon  

02/27/18 - Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:00 Noon

03/06/18 - Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:00 Noon

03/12/18 - Board of Directors at HACTC meeting room, 302

03/13/18 - Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:00 Noon

03-20-18 - Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:00 Noon

03/27/18 - Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:00 Noon 


None admitted to.

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. 


   Members at the meeting:

 Jeremy Greeley, Phil Hammond *, Richard Hoffman, Margo Howland, David Landry, 

 Kipp Miller*, Gayle Ottmann, Jim Rostron,  Wayne Russell, David Saturley, Lisa Saturley,

 PJ Skehan, Ray Stanford,      (13) 

* 85 Rule. Due to changes reported from RI the 85 rule is no longer relavant due to the deemphasis of attendance.

   Rotarians in Service to the community:   

   Community members helping Rotary:


   Rotarians at Rotary Social Events: 

   Rotarians we missed:

    David Briggs, Lori Brown, David F. Ford, Scott Hausler, Renee Hebert, Chip Lewis (H),

    Aaron MacAskill, Skip Nalette, Kim-Zoe Potter, Nancy Russell, Sue Shaw, Brad Vail,

    George Wenz*.    (12)


                                                         13 / 25 = 52% at the meeting.

Make UPs Reported

 Board of Directors: 2-12-18: Rich, Gayle, Nancy, Phil, Margo, PJ, KimZoe, Jeremy, Aaron.  


Notes by Gayle Ottmann                                                  River Log Construction by Phil Hammond 

Editing by Gloria Hammond                                             Keyboarding and Email by Phil Hammond.

 Pictures by David Saturley and HACTC staff.