Posted by Elaine Palmitessa on Aug 14, 2019
Date: Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Pledge of Allegiance:  Lead by President Fausto Pifferrer
President Fausto requested  a moment of silence in the honor of Bill Kany who recently passed
4 Way Test:  Jackson Brown
Invocation:  Joe Bassett
President-Elect Don Pilon:  informed  us that there were -No visiting Rotarians & Guests
50/50 Drawing:  Won by Peggy Bean.  Peggy donated $17.00 to the Red Ribbon
Sergeant at-Arms- Heather MacLean-
                                ** Happy Dollars:
                                     Joe B. – Had a wonderful weekend.
                                     Ron D.- Happy that he felt well enough to be with us. 
                                     Paul D.- Donated $5.00.  Excited for this weekend -- he will be attending his 50th Class Reunion.
                                     President Fausto- Had a stressful weekend.  He is happy it is over.
                                ** Fines:
                                     Joe M.- Fined for taking his wife out on a date – Brought Andrea to Rotary- ( She does not like the Rotary) .  At Bill K. funeral he bumped his head so he was fined for not paying attention.
                                     Sara B.-Fined because her birthday is this month.
                                     President Fausto- For exercising and building up his muscles. 
                                     Julie V.- Paid $1.00 for several missing badges at today’s meeting.
Golf for Good Event:  President- Elect Don Pilon spoke about the Golf for Good Fundraiser held on August 3 & 4th, at Schooners, Martels and Pirates Cove.  A very successful event.  Raised $9,200.00.  He thanked all the Committee members, Sponsors and Volunteers for their help in making the event successful.
Charitable Fund:  Denis E. Spoke about the individual in need of $700  to be able to maintain his rent.  The request was approved and money was distributed.  Two other requests that were approved.
  1. Backpacks- Over 1,000 backpacks were distributed to needy  students in the area.  (2)  Day Camp – Approved to donate $500 to.
Sweetser: In need of volunteers for grilling for an event on September 8th – Cycle or Stroll for Suicide Prevention.  Anyone interested, please call Sara at (207) 294-4482 or email
St. Andre’s-My Place Teen Center: Jim G. who is involved in this project expressed that there is going to be a lot of work available to be done in the very near future.  This will be a club project.
Get Well Card: President Fausto announced that Karen C. is recovering very well after her surgery.  A Get Well Card is being circulated for Rotary members to sign and send good wishes her way.
New Menu:  This week, we had a few new menu options – half sandwich/half soup, two hot dogs with fries, etc.