||Date: March 20,2018 Issue 35
Our Next Week's Meeting: Students of the Month
Last Week's News:
Guests and Happenings:
~Rotarians - None
~ Guests: - None
District Training Assembly is April 7 at the York County Community College in Wells
"Just down the road apiece" Actually about 25 minutes from your house at most! The Club would greatly benefit on having lots of members attend. There are three breakout sessions that morning with 8 different sessions in each. There are also displays where new ideas can be explored based upon the activities of other clubs. 0800-1245. Notify Marie if you can go, the Club will pay the registration fee. .
Foundation Giving: March is our spring Foundation Giving Campaign. Help support the work of Rotarians here and abroad in community development, education, sanitation and clean water, child and maternal care, health and peace projects Donations can be made by check or credit card to the Rotary Foundation and given to Foundation Chair Dave or made online at www.rotary.org
Donations, Sponsors, Ticket Sales! We are getting closer to our major service fundraiser!
Coming up May 4th:Summit. Great Speakers (Including the RI President) in a great setting with Rotarians from around new England. Register online, go up for the three days or make a day run to the White Mountains.
St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Five of our club turned out to support the Kittery Rotary After Hours Club and the Kittery Fire Associations St. Patrick's Day Dinner on March 17th. Brad, Pam H, Pam G. DGN Andy, and Dave helped serve and/or cleanup for what looked like a very successful event. DG Dave Underhill and his wife Linda also showed up and he and Andy joined PDG Jeff Pelkey in presenting KRAH Past President Dave Sutton a Paul Harris Fellow from his club for his unstinting support for all the club does.Dave had joined us at last year's Block Party, helping out with the watermelon :-).
PDG Jeff also gave Dave and his wife a lifesaver
in honor of his being a "Life saver" for the club
as DG Dave Underhill and DGN Andy enjoy the humor
Meeting: Club Assembly
President Linda was not available this morning so Past President Brad led the meeting.
Rotary Leadership Institute is this Saturday at YCCC. The District Training Assembly as noted above and members are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities provided in the 3 major breakout sessions scheduled.
Andy discussed the 5 District "Summit" Conference May 4-6 at the Mt Washington Hotel and the Rotary International Conference in June in Toronto.Canada.
Pam reminded everyone of the Blood Drive on April 19th. she will be bringing volunteer signup sheets to the meetings.
The status of the Auction preparations was reviewed. We could used more sponsors. Marie has tickets available for members to take and sell. We need to get the auction item donations in, Marie has arranged to be able to hold them at the Eliot Kennebunk Savings across the street from the Regatta Room. dave will send a flier to the District Newsletter Editor. Brad is going to work with Marie to be able people to buy tickets online.
50-50 Raffle: 50% of the pot goes for club administration and 50% goes to the
lucky individual if raffle ticket is chosen and they select the one joker hidden
in the ever decreasing deck of cards. If the joker is not drawn then the pot rolls
over to the next week.
Larry had the right ticket today and got his first crack at winning the raffle.
$83.50 in the pot and almost a whole deck of cards
Not so close! The 7 of Clubs was selected!
March 24 ~ RLI at YCCC
March 27 ~ Students of the Month
April 3 ~ Williams Across America or "Road Tripping with Marie and Bruce"
April 7 ~ District Training Assembly at YCCC in Wells
April 19 ~ Club sponsored Red Cross Blood Drive at the Lions Club Building
April 27 ~ Our Community Auction
Birthdays: March 22 ~ Maryna
Only two days away ~ so we sang Happy Birthday to her!
Happy/Sad Dollars on Student of the Month meetings goes to fund
our Third Grade Dictionary Project
Happy/Sad dollars during March go toward Student Recognition (Plaques in the
schools, Paul Harris 4-Way Test medallions ).
Do not forget to regularly check the calendar of our Web Site for long term schedules and the photo Album for updates on our Program pictures and Activity pictures.