General Discussion:
  • Attendance: Members=19, Associate Members=2, Guests=0
  • Our District Governor was planning to be at this meeting, but was sick
  • Homecoming in Williamston - this Friday
    • Do we want to be in the parade?
    • Setup at 5 pm, parade at 6 pm
    • Duckies?
      • Yes, Kay will provide teens to wear suits
    • Need 2 to carry banner
    • Also some to pass out candy
    • Decided to be in parade with Duckies, Rotary Banner & candy passer-outers
      • Meet at Nick’s office at 4:30 pm Friday
  • Sunday is History Day in Williamston - Earl
    • It runs from 1-5 pm
    • Branch School will be open
      • Check out a sample exam on the west wall - Can you do it?
    • Foote Cemetary
      • Mitch Lutzke will be giving 20 minute tours of all famous people there
    • St Katherine’s Church Chapel
    • Historical Museum - 125th year since built
  • Rotary District Raffle tickets - Nick
    • 5 still available @ $25 each
    • Drawing Oct. 23rd
    • Prizes: $1000 1st Prize, 2 $750 2nd prizes, 2 $250 3rd prizes and 5 $100 3rd prizes
  • Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet - Adam Spina
    • Nominations form
    • Have till Oct. 12 to nominate
    • Gene will sent it out separately
  • Nutcracker at Wharton
    • Pre-sale tickets are $28
    • On Fri-Sunday after Thanksgiving
    • Kay & Brian have children performing in it!
  • Wanda noted that the pillars on the cemetery on Beeman Rd  will be restored
  • Firefighters Pancake Breakfast - Oct. 13 - 8-11:30 am
    • Can help to pour coffee
    • Wear shirt and show up - let Raj know you are coming
       
Fill-in speaker today was Kay Goluska
President Nick Horstman & Kay Goluska
  • She showed us the Google Rotary Calendar she setup
  • It gives us a schedule of upcoming Rotary events