CLARENCE HAS RECORDED AND DOCUMENTED THE MEETING MINUTES 
 

President Bob opened the meeting.

 

 

Registrars report;

Rotarian Sharon reported that there were 19 Rotarians present at the meeting and exchange students Jo Ann and Gabo.

 

Happy Bucks:

Clarence – happy for the great weather.

Sandy – sad that Jo Ann is leaving her house this week.

Marshall, Dick and Sharon – happy the market was up today.

Jim M. and Wayne – happy to be here.

Katherine – had a nice tour of northern NY state.

Mike – had a happy Thanksgiving.

Roger – was at a classmate reunion and thought everyone else looked old.

Grant – liked the pumpkin pie.

Bob – liked the nice weather for golf.

Donna – time to close the cottage.

Linda – had Thanksgiving for 19 guests.

Bill – happy to have the tree removed for $800.00

Harry – had an “egging” good time at a hot air balloon festival in SW US.

Don – noted the beauty of the escarpment.

Gerry – happy to have Kerry back after visiting London and Hong Kong.

Jin H. – enjoyed touring the Eastern Townships and the Maine coast and lobster.

 

 

Announcements:

President Bob reminded us of a number of upcoming events:

* The district “Buffalo Bash” is on Oct. 25 and 26 and hopefully some of us can attend.

* Does anyone have the Rotary aprons to be used at pumpkin sales?

 

Donna announced the GSS graduation on Nov. 1st and will arrange to have a Rotarian present.

 

Grant has received a cheque for $9300.00 as our portion of profits from the Art festival.

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Program:

 

Harry introduced our speaker, Jim H. who will discuss the upcoming “Fantasy of Trees”

 

Last year we had 1400 people attend, 38 trees and 60 other sponsors and we made a profit of $9,600.

Our corporate sponsor was Lincoln Park and we hope that will continue this year.

This year we hope to have 40 trees, expand the silent auction, have children’s crafts for 6 days from 2, a $500.00 door prize and have 1000 ticket sales (up from 871).

The dates are:

* Tree set-up – Nov 19th

* Decorating - Now 20th

* Opening - Now. 21st.

A committee meeting will be at Jim’s on the 22nd at 7 pm.

Mike thanked the speaker.

 

Upcoming Meetings:

Oct. 23. Jim & Marjorie Dawson. Grant Spousal night

Oct. 30. Rotary fund raising. Bob &Drew

Nov. 06. Open

Nov 13. Paul Monaghan Jim M

Nov. 20. Shaunna Morris. Nia children's centre

 

Dec 11 Christmas Party

 

 

Duties :

Please refer to the Club Runner.

 

Clarence McCloskey