Posted by Mark Nahorney on May 12, 2021
Don Pilon, presiding
4 Way Test - Don
Pledge of Allegiance - Conrad
Prayer - Marty
Guest; Jeannie Jackson, NYC Rotary Member visiting
Don - Fireside Chat - All about Rotary, local, national and international - with new Members on 6/8 at Don's house. Presentation by Roland. Cookout & byob
Marty - Memorial Day flags at St. Joseph cemetery, Friday May 28th from 8 - 10am.
The envy will open with a presentation and a photo. Two middle school classes will join us.
Rain or shine event. Evite sign-up will be sent out.
Brian's question about one flag per grave site...Yes one flag. Brian noted his family plot has 8 vets buried there.
Don - speaking with Honor Flight Maine about a check presentation on 5/28 with TV6 present. HFM is looking to do a flight in September.
Brian - Foundation news - our club is at 100% contribution!
Ken - Raised bed project news . Good response from volunteers. They will need to bring rakes and shovels for delivery. There will be 2 & 1/2 yds of loam for each bed. Delivery is on 19th and 21st, Ken will have a dump truck to use . The 3rd date no dump truck - looking for ideas?
Wood is precut and delivered are seeds and starter plants. Volunteers will :
1. assemble the beds
2. line the beds with paper
3. load loam
45 - 60 minutes per delivery. Apex members will participate.
Bill Kany - Awards report. Deadline is Monday.
Private Sector
Public Sector
Many good nominations received
Heather Gendron - Scholarship update. Committee met and selections were made from each school. They will find out at their school awards assembly.
Conrad -- Covid Committee - meeting after this meeting.
Saco Food Pantry sign up is out, please consider.
Sergeant at Arms - the esteemed Joe Morshead
Welcomed and issued a warning to Jeannie Jackson. She gets a pass today but if she attends again she will certainly be welcomed but Joe will fine her. Joe is removed from consideration for a Rotary Humanitarian award. 
Happy Dollars:
Joe - $5 - Son Evan started an adventure race in Oregon.
Conrad - $5 - new dishwasher arriving hopefully today
Dr. Joe - $5 - 100% participation in the Foundation
Brian - $5 - asking the club to pray for Brian to get gas to drive back to Maine
Karen Chase - $10 - First vacation in yeats
Wedding of daughter
sold her house to her daughter
I moved in with my boyfriend
In the new house all appliances need to be fixed.
Don - $ 5 - Foundation contributions
Roland - $5 - Members of the Jordanian club are planning a trip in July to see us.
Jeannie - $5 - NYC club does Happy Dollars and sends it to a local not for profit. Happy she Googled local Rotary and found us
*Venmo was mentioned for donations - send to -  treasurer-bsrc
Cheri - $10 - saw parents in CA. Stopped in Ithaca NY to see my daughter. Went to her  first native american casino.
Mark - $5 - City Theater is reopening in July and will have a full 21-22 season
Announcement - June 2nd meeting will be Past President meeting - IN PERSON - on the deck at Run of the Mill.
Cheri- $1
Fausto - $1
Marty - $1 - for the amount of $$ as Sergeant of Arms last week!
Heater - $2 - Scholarship committee could have met in person
CJ - $1 - use of false Zoom background
Guest Speaker :
Jess Muise Executive Director of ENGINE
Shared powerpoint presentation
Jess asked us to remember a time you have been inspired by art in your community. Write the occasion down on paper.
Don - City Theater
Marty - building mural
Brian - Saco museum large mural
Conrad - La Kermesse
Don - BHS and Thronton jazz bands
ENGINE does:
Community development
arts education
provides workspace for artists
collaborates in sponsoring events
Art Walk sponsor
Public art display guidelines
IGNITE - turn your ideas into reality
Compass Project - boat building 
Maker Faire
$1 investment in the arts returns $8 to the local community in spending
Riverjam and Fringefest will return in some form this August
ENGINE is located at 161 Main Street - Gallery will be open in June.
Don asked what is new with the marble Block building. Jess reported that it is under contract with a buyer...soon they will know what the building might be and if renovated will be a phased approach.
Meeting was adjourned at 1:20 pm