Posted by Mark Nahorney on May 26, 2021
Don Pilon, Prescient presiding
 
Pledge - Don
Prayer - Joe Bassett
4 Way Test - Marty
 
Guests:
Jim Labelle introduced Jess Knowlton of Key Bank
 
Announcements:
Don - The board has voted to use $5k of Company B funds to support Honor Flight Maine with their September veterans  flight to Washington DC. The check will be presented Friday at the Memorial Day flag placement at St, Joseph's Cemetery.
 
Don - June 23rd at Run of the Mill will be our Awards Ceremony - more info to come.
June 8th - New Member Fireside Chat at Don's house
June 2nd - Past President's meeting - Live & Zoom at Run of the Mill. Brian will send out invites - we need a count. Dan Reed has offered to video record  the meeting. Keith will be the master of ceremonies.
 
Marty - Memorial Day flag placement at St. Joseph's Cemetery - arrive at 8 am. Biddeford middle school students will be assisting. Plenty of flags. Sign up is going out.
 
Heather - Scholarship award letters have gone out. Awards will be given at the respective awards events.
 
Conrad - 2 days of raised garden delivery and set-up have gone well. Aex students have been great. There are 3 more beds to deliver. Ken has been coordinating.
 
Sergeant at Arms - the Honorable Joe Moreshead
This is Joe's last meeting as Sergeant at Arms and he is concerned for the children as we are $250 short of our/his budget. In addition, folks are not sending their fines to the treasurer in a timely fashion. We need the money for the children...
Biddeford Saco Rotary
PO Box 298
Saco, Me  04072
 
or
 
 
Bill Patterson - $10 - for the children
 
Dr. Joe - $10 - the dock is in!
 
Melissa - ?$ - youngest child's graduation
 
Conrad - $10 - daughter born on this day
 
Don - $10 - for the board giving $ to Honor Flight Maine
 
Jim LaBelle - $10 - Happy Jess can join us
 
Karen - $10 - purchased a kayak, met a financial advisor and attending a Chamber event tomorrow.
 
Marty - $5 - in celebration of his wife's birthday...I will help keep Marty out of the dog house by not reporting that he gave her age.
 
Dan - Thank you all for Happy Dollars!
 
Guest Speaker
 
Conrad Letellier Bidderford Vietnam Vets President
Presenting on what they do to assist Vietnam era vets.
They conduct a fuel assistance program
Every Saturday they provide a full meal for a very reasonable price for vets.
Open Memorial day with a free meal for vets.
Assist vets in finding resources and benefits.
They are a phone call away for help.
They are the only Vietnam Vets organization left in the state.
Still supporting the MIA mission.
 
The club thanks Conrad and his organization for the work they do.
 
Final remarks and information:
 
Brian - Maple syrup will be delivered soon...pick-up at Roland's office.
Joe asked if he was still shipping out from his business?
 
Brian - Foundation contribution to be sent out soon to RI.
 
Conrad - Covid meeting to follow
 
Meeting adjourned at 1:04 pm
 
 
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