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President-elect Paul Monaghan called the meeting to order at 12:15 p.m. 

 

National Anthem:  Paul Monaghan

 

Toast to the Queen & Canada: Sheila Bristo

 

Invocation: John Teibert

 

Lunch 

 

Introduction of Guests and Visiting Rotarians: Dr. David Henry, Ross Elliott, Henry Becker from the Downtown Club, and a special welcome back to Rob Welch.

 

Sergeant-at-Arms: Brian Radford

 

Fined:

George Fitzpatrick for wearing what looked like a white lab coat!

 

Happy dollars:

George - happy to be here

Greg McDonald - happy for his first lunch as Past President and for winning $20 at golf

Don Beard - happy forwearing a monogram shirt to tell him who he is

Bob McKay - just happy

Paul Monaghan - for a great time in Birmingham

 

Announcements:

 

President Paul reported:

1. 2009-10 Rotary Meeting Calendar - to be emailed to all members

2. District Governor Pravin Suchak will visit Monday August 10th Board Meeting to follow

3. New District 7090 Newsletter Editor/Publisher - Elisabeth Biers of Niagara Fallsl

 

Cathy Henry advised that 14 tables have already sold for the Take It To Hear Gala. Cathy needs to know ASAP if other members want tickets or tables. The event will sell out early.   

 

June Manning asked for direction from club members with respect to hosting a second annual Niagara Hoe Down. The general consensus was to hold another Hoe Down.

 

Jason Pollock reminded everyone about the selling of glow sticks at Ribfest. Volunteers are needed forboth Friday and Saturday.

 

Greg McDonald needs two more volunteers for Bingo this Friday evening.

 

Attendance Report: 21 members, 7 makeups, 3 guests for 90%+

 

Birthdays: Happy Birthday was sung to Jim Hooper who paid the requisite $10!

 

50/50 Draw: Bob Mckay had the winning ticket but drew the three of clubs.

 

Early Leavers:   None

 

Business Meeting

 

Induction of Club Board Members for 2009-2010 by Ron Kozub

 

See related story for details.

 

Address by Newly-Inducted President Paul Monaghan.

 

See related story for details.

 

As there was no other business for the good of Rotary, President Paul wished everyone a good week in Rotary and adjourned the meeting at 1:20 p.m.