Members from the GSE team pose with Pawtucket Rotarians Mary Coyle and Mark Dupuis.

Invocation:  Susan Reed

Rotary Thought of the Day:  Mary Coyle

Visiting Rotarians and Guests:  Keith Fayan (guest of Thomas Mann), Eileen Tweedie (guest of Gary Furtado), German GSE Team (guest speakers)

Song Leader:  Thomas Mann

Song:  Sing A Song To Rotary


·         Board Meeting:  The next Board meeting on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Spumoni’s.

·         Major Fundraiser:  Matt Davis will chair the Major Fundraiser Committee this year.  Tickets will be distributed at next week’s meeting; the drawing will be June 19, 2014 at the Slater Mill. 

·         Thank you to Rotary:  The Mixed Magic Theatre has invited Rotary Club members to a reception on Thursday, May 8th at 5:30 p.m. at Mixed Magic Theater, located at 560 Mineral Spring Avenue.

·         Important Upcoming Event:  Steak Fry (possibly June 19th…). 

Happy Bucks:

·         $2, Herb Weiss, happy to have finish his article that will be in the Providence Business Journal

·         $2, Mary Coyle, happy to have spent the week with Jessica (GSE), and happy the Red Sox did not lose on Wednesday night, again. 

·         $20, Gary Furtado, happy to have a new granddaughter.

·         $2, Bob Allen, happy his first grandson was born on Monday.

·         $, Dwight Douglas, happy the Notre Dame lacrosse team won its conference tournament. 

·         $1, Matt Davis, happy he does not have children. 

·         $1, Anselm Schmidt (GSE team leader), happy for his sister’s birthday.

·         $2, Lew Miller, happy his grandchildren are successful at lacrosse.

·         $10, Thomas Mann, happy to welcome the GSE team to the Pawtucket Rotary.

Raffle:  No raffle. 

Chair Of The Day:  Bill Hunt

Speaker:  GSE Team From Germany

Program:  Group Study Exchange Team 2014

·         District 1930 = Southwest Germany

·         Anselm Schmidt – Team Leader

·         Thank you to all the Pawtucket Rotarians who have help in so many ways

·         Thank you to all Americans for helping end tyranny

·         America helped Germany helped get back liberty

·         German population = 80 million

·         Capital = Berlin

·         Currency = Euro