Harbor Light News Letter 2017-08-30

1.  Call to order
2.  Thought & Pledge / John Wertymer
3.  Four Way Test – in all the things you think, say or do:
Is it the truth?
Is it fair to all concerned?
Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
4.  Special thanks to:
Set up – Club/Gil Gilbert
Treasurer, John Bowman- Jim Bowman sat in
Attendance, Chris Simcox
Greeter- Puran Stevens
Shenanigans  Susan Fisher
Duties next meeting: 
Attendance - John Ray 
Greeter - Herb McDowell 
Thought and Pledge Jim Pockross 
Shenanigans- Linda Yonke
5.  Reports on upcoming activities :
      a -- Beach sweep   September 16
      b -- Chicago Red Star soccer (womens pro soccer)game on Sept 3 at 5:00 pm in Bridgeview at Toyota park
              Tickets are $25 and benefit Guatemala Xray project   Who wants to go?  We are sending Shenanigans money
              towards this cause 
      c.  Club Social  Wed 9-6 at 6:00 at Sheridan Shores Yacht ClubContact Joan O’Neill or Sue Watson with
6.   President’s moment  What is rotary? Global alliance of community networkers doing good.   Lets focus on membership
      and guests.          
7.  Announcements
a.  Update on Al Hashimi family/ Ben Ivory provided update of recent social visit  Lets continue social visits
b.  Dues are due
c.  Garden committee update  Sue Watson is working on this   Our grant was approved in amount of $3,500
d.  Food Drive  Heidi Voorhees will coordinate and will deliver food items to New Trier food depository
8.  Shenanigans - Susan Fisher
9. Speakers:   Club Assembly
            a.  International -  Ben Ivory provided update on possible Guatemala trip
            b.  MEMBERSHIP  Jim Waite led a lively discussion on ideas for membership increases  Several agreed to join
                 with him, including Jackie Boland, Frank Hussey, John Glasgow, John Kessler and Jim Pockros
            c.  THIS SATURDAY- SEPT 2- John Kessler will be at a Rotary booth at the Farmers Market promoting Rotary-
                 people of action!  Join him! 
14. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 am.
10.  Next Week- Social on 9-6 at 6:00 at the Yacht Club!