The Rotary Club of White River Junction, Vermont, USA

The River Log 

     Rotary Logo old

April 18, 2017   


Read "Driven to Service",

The Rotarian, April 2017, p, 46-55.


News Items:


Our Meeting:


The Pledge was led by Past President David L. The song, America the Beautiful, was led by Phil.

Thoughtful Moment:

Nancy gave Grace.



Visiting Rotarians:

7870 District Governor, Jon Springer

Happy Dollars: The following Rotarians were happy because:

David L - was happy there was no leftover lamb from Easter dinner. He also graciously pointed out that Ken was air conditioning his slacks and asked that he correct the circumstances. Thanks, Dave!

Nancy - is happy that Jon is here. She invited members to the Prevent Child Abuse--Vermont fundraiser in Burlington on Thursday evening.

Jon - is happy to be here and paid for his 10-100 ticket. All of his friends will be coming to this Saturday's Windsor Rotary Club for their Penny Sale and he invited this club to join them.

Bob - he is happy to be sitting next to Phil.

Phil - returned the compliment by saying he was happy to be sitting next to Bob.

Zoe - is going to Massachusetts to visit her granddaughter.

Jim - is happy to be here.

Kathi - is happy about the warm weather.

Ken - was pleased to be joining Nancy and Gayle in Burlington on Thursday.


Late: Brad, David B                  Cell phone: Gayle 

No Pin: David B                        No Badge: No one  

Leaving Early: No one                          

Member proposed fines: None                     

10/100 drawing:

Jon picked Phyllis Shambo's ticket. Phyllis has been a winner several years in a row. 

50/50 drawing:

Jon drew George's ticket who chose the wrong stone and did not win the "pot".




Club Assembly:

President Brad reviewed the Minutes from the last Board of Directors meeting, which were approved unanimously. Financials will be reviewed at a later date now that tax season is over.

Bob gave an update on the Silent Auction coming up Friday, May 5.

Margo announced the upcoming Rotary secretary training event on May 6 in Guilford, NH at the Laconia Elks Club. She will be unable to attend and asked if a member could attend and brief her afterwards. She also mentioned that she is the new 'Change for Change' coordinator

Ken reminded the club of the upcoming Community Dinner on Monday, April 24.

President Brad told the members to brown bag or otherwise bring your lunches next week as there will be no chef next week at the Hotel Coolidge. 


President Brad led The Four Way Test and the Rotary Motto.




 See program 


 Tues. Apr.     25      Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:15 PM

 Tues. May       2      Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:15 PM

 Fri.   May       5      10/100 and Silent Auction

 Tues. May       9      Regular Meeting. HACTC. 12:15 P

 Tues. May     16      Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:15 PM

 Tues. May     23      Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:15 PM

 Tues. May     30      Regular Meeting. Hotel Coolidge. 12:15 PM?



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 volunteer program.




     Members at the meeting:

          Kenneth Baldwin, David Briggs, Phil Hammond, Margo Howland,  Dave Landry, 

          Kipp Miller, Gayle Ottmann, Kathi Perkins, Bob Platt, Zoe Potter, Brad Rostron, 

          Jim Rostron, Nancy Russell, Ray Stanford, George Wenz               (15)


(27 - 4 = 23)

     Rotarians in Service to the community:

     Community Members helping Rotary:

          Gloria Hammond

     Rotarians at Rotary Social Events:

     Rotarians We Missed: 

         Alice Baird, Nico Bekker, David F. Ford, Scott Hausler, Sean Kuit,

         Richard Hoffman, Chip Lewis (H), Aaron MacAskill, Skip Nalette, 

         David Saturley, Lisa Saturley, PJ Skehan, Brad Vail                                                         


(See the Website for make up times and locations.)



                                              15 / 23 = 65% at the meeting.


     Make Ups Reported:

     Board of Directors:

     Community Dinner: Monday, April 24





 Notes by Ken Baldwin                        River Log Construction by Phil Hammond/Ken Baldwin

 Editing by Gloria Hammond               Keyboarding and Email by Phil Hammond/Ken Baldwin