The River Log
The Rotary Club of White River
March 11, 2008
"If God shuts one door, He opens another."
Rotary's 50% share of the Polar Express is $4,346.33 !!
Present: Jason Achmoody, David Baker, David Briggs, Gloria Hammond, Lisa Hammond, Phil Hammond, Frank Kenison, Al Kerr, Jeff Knight, Dave Landry, Aaron MacAskill, Kipp Miller, Gayle Ottmann, Kay Ross, Nancy Russell, Troy Sanborn, Ray Stanford, George Wenz.
Rotarians We Missed:
Bill Blaiklock, Don Burnett, Jared Coffin, Michael Gabriele, Tom Ketteridge, Don LaPlante, Richard Snaith.
(See the Website www.whiteriverrotaryusa.org for make up times and locations.)
Percent Attendance: 72%
No visiting Rotarians
Honorary Member Larry Chase
Also, Students of the Month
Make Ups Reported:
Al, Gloria, Phil at Bellows Falls
The Pledge was lead by Aaron. "God Bless America" was lead by Phil
Aaron presented Ray Stanford with his Paul Harris Certificate. The award had been presented at the Christmas Party in December.
Gayle prresented the Polar Express Check to Aaron - $4,346.33 !
Grace was given by Jason.
Phil was happy to talk with Albie in White River, South Africa. He reported that the school kitchen is done and their new project is a hospital. Nancy's baby granddaughter had her second checkup and is doing fine. Frank's 16 year old granddaughter competed in a random figure skating program of 1.5 minutes in length - she won ! Frank also recognized our Honorary Member Larry Chase! Happy to see you Larry. George was happy to see Larry. He reported he was able to stay home with the flu for 3 days and couldn't bill anybody. Kipp was happy to see Larry. Aaron was happy his daughter was home from college and that his nephew had graduated from college. Larry was happy to be here and plans to be back next year. David Briggs was happy to say to the students, that the most improved student can win the Larry Chase Award. Al was happy to see the students. Gayle's grandson went to Florida for a couple of weks; he's back but may not still have his job.
Everyone had his/her Rotary Pin today ! Late fines - Dave Baker, Dave Briggs, Gayle, Kipp; Cell Phone fine - Nancy
50/50 was won by Larry and he won the Pot!
The first two weeks drawings were made.
Week One - Hank Huntington
Week two - Ray Stanford
The minutes of the March 3 Board of Directors meeting were apporved on the motion by Ray, second by Gayle.
The students of the month at Hartford High School were presented by Jonathan Grobe.
The students of the month at Hartford Area Career and Technology Center were presented by Nancy Bush. The students and categories are listed below
President Aaron lead the club in The Four Way Test and the Rotary Motto, "Service above Self."
* A Ski and Ride Festival for David's House at the Dartmouth Skiway is coming up.
* April 5 District Assembly, Keene, NH High School 8:30 - Noon Lunch
Tuesday, March 18 Breakfast Meeting 7:30 AM Hotel Coolidge
Monday March 24 Community Dinner 4-6 St Paul's Church NO ONE signed up yet !!!!
Tuesday, March 25 Breakfast Meeting 7:30 AM Hotel Coolidge
No Birthdays in March
Students of the Month: Honored every month between October and May on the second Tuesday at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center.
Hartford High School
Joanna Johnson - English
Ashley Branch - Math
Peter Lynch - Science
Dustin LaMotte - Social Studies
Graham Scott - Foreign Languange: French
Sarah Silfy - Business
Rachel LaGaspey - Physical Education
Hartford Area Career and Technology Center
Chris Stevens - Business
Kayla Pomerleau - Business
Brian Casper - Business
Service Above Self Awards: Presented two or three times a year to high school students who have served their community in a volunteer program.
Notes by Gloria Hammond Website Keyboarding and Email by Phil Hammond