Bulletin Editor
Margaret Byrne
Executives & Directors
Vice President
Membership Chair
Foundation Chair
Sergeant at Arms
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Bill Kinsley
September 20
Earle Tarbell
October 13
Denise Menard
October 31
Spouse Birthdays
Denise Menard
October 31
August 31, 2017 Meeting
President Al Gagg called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. and we proceeded to say the Pledge of Allegiance, Four Way Test and Cathi offered a blessing.
The Secretary's report followed, offered by Margaret:
Visiting Rotarians - None
Visitors - None
Absent -  Dan, Bill and Dave
Late - Denise, Mark
Missed Meetings - Dan x2, Mark x1
Make ups - None
Missing Badges - John
Missing Gavel - not this week
Returned Gavel - see above
Vacations - None
Birthdays & Anniversaries - Birthdays: Dan on the 19th; Mark on the 31st (sang to him, but it sounded too good).
Happy Dollars - Earle because Kennedy is doing well, Margaret agreed; Cathi on Sept. 10th going to Bermuda and will celebrate Peter's 65th birthday and Peter agreed; and attending a large family wedding on Saturday; Al last Sunday attended his 67th high school class reunion with his wife's maid of  honor, his best man and his wife in Westport; Mark- Wine Tasting will be at Pete L's farm; George - attended 55th high school class reunion; John - had a good appointment at the cardiologist's office; Peter C. - Red Sox game.
Inappropriate Dollar - John paid for an inappropriate comment made during dinner; it shall never be repeated devil
Sad/Unhappy Dollars -  Margaret for a friend whose breast cancer has returned; Denise for Gina Cakavidge, who passed away, only in her 30's; also saw a terrible motorcycle accident at the rotary in East Longmeadow, the driver flew off the motorcycle.
New, special, other - Mark because his wife has a new car.
Secretary's Wild Card (or whatever color shirt George is wearing applied to shirt, blouse, pants, skirt, dress)- Have you ever been flooded out of your home? Cathi from her home in Westbrook; George in South Hadley.
Leaving Early -  None - "Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?" - name that movie quote.
Publicity - None.
Late Meeting - ended with five minutes to spare.
Future Speakers: Chris Corkum in the fall (Denise), George is working on Bill McGurk for the Fall, DG will attend on 9/28.
President's report & Club discussion
  1. Proposed Activities by Month:
    August:                  Annual Sponsorships                - Club Service               -Earle and Denise - letters are going out.
    September              16th President’s Picnic                 - Club Service               -Bill, his house 2:00 to 6:00p - rain or shine. Inviting Pam and Tony, Dale, Jason, Ellie and Jo. Park in the back if you need assistance.
                                  23rd Community Day                  - Club Service               -Popcorn & Water - Margaret and Denise -sign up sheet.
    October                  7th Wine Tasting 1 pm to 5 pm     -Club Service                -Dan/Dave/Pete L. - we went through Dave's action list.
                                  Dictionary Project                      - Youth Service              - Cathi
    2.    Benches for Veteran's Park - Denise checked with Commission to confirm they'd like a total of three benches and we can determine the dedications; likely Bob Watts, all Rotary veterans and all East Windsor veterans. Bill ordered the benches and sketch delivered to Veteran's Commission.
        3.     Speakers Assignments– August- Dan; September -  John; October – Bill; November: Pete L.; December: Cathi & Peter; January – Mark; February –Earle; March: George; April: Ray; May – Dave and Denise; and June – Al and Margaret.
        4. District Grants - Margaret mailed out check and waiting for a receipt.
        5. President Elect - District is looking for the name of our President Elect.
        6. East Windsor Hunger Action Team Power Pack Specific Food Drive - Margaret will bring to the board.
Queen of Hearts - 3 of hearts pulled by Earle
50/50 - George.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.
Club Information
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East Windsor
Service Above Self
We meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM
The Nutmeg Restaurant
297 South Main Street
East Windsor, CT  06088
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Annual Wine Tasting
For the second year in a row, the Second Chance Farm on Rice Road in Broad Brook will host our club's wine tasting event. It is an event not to miss because, in addition to a variety of wines and beers, there will be a delectable selection of food to sample and a display of tractors that will impress. Mark your calendar for October 7, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and pick up your tickets at
PO Box 376, Broad Brook CT 06016
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