Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
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
September 28, 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 angel offered a blessing by Cathi.
The Secretary's report followed, offered by Dan:
Visiting Rotarians: Pam Lupoli, Dave Mangs 
Visitor (honorary Member): Tony Lupoli
Absent -  Margaret
Late - Denise, Mark
Missed Meetings - Dan x5, Billy
Make ups - None
Missing Badges - John
Missing Gavel - AL!!
Returned Gavel - Not yet...
Vacations - None
Birthdays & Anniversaries - Cathi - September 29th, Billy - September 20th
Happy Dollars -Dan - Thank you for everything and happy for Kennedy, Nikki, etc.  George - Thank you for hosting to Billy and Nancy, beautiful home for Billy and Nancy, appreciation to Billy for willingness to sacrifice his own life; Billy - great picnic, dreams of marriage to Pam and her baking apple pie daily; Pam - thank you to Billy and Nancy for hosting picnic, get home soon Kennedy; Dave Mangs - thank you for allowing to lead happy birthday and happy to be here; Al - thank you to Billy and Nancy for hosting picnic; Denise - Dan is back, good news on Kennedy, full table!, Dan - great pre-purchase wine tasting sales; Cathi - great day at Community Day!; Al - thank Dave, Pam and Tony for coming tonight; Peter C. - Dan is back, spending weekend with Grandchildren, pre-purchased wine tasting; 
Sad/Unhappy Dollars - Ray - owes Dan $150 (but happy it's going to Kennedy); George - Ray joshing with Earle
New, special, other - Peter C. - Hanley Ramirez is strong; 
Secretary's Wild Card (Support a professional New England sports team)- Everyone
Leaving Early -  None.
Publicity - Thank you to all for who helped publicize wine tasting. 
Late Meeting - Al will owe! 
Future Speakers: Chris Corkum in the fall (Denise), George is working on Bill McGurk for the Fall, DG will attend on 9/28, John working on someone for September.
President's report & Club discussion
  1. Proposed Activities by Month:
    August:                  Annual Sponsorships                - Club Service               -Earle and Denise - USA Haulers has signed up as $1,000.00 sponsors and Geissler's has signed up at the $350 level.                                                                                                                                              
  2. 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, sent around list for those to attend and indicate appetizer or dessert.                               
  3. September 23rd Community Day                  - Club Service               -Popcorn & Water - Margaret and Denise -sign up sheet, discussed supplies (50 lb. bag of popcorn and butter flavored oil and salt), will charge $1. for a bag and $1 for water.                                                                         
  4. October 7th Wine Tasting 1 pm to 4:30 pm     -Club Service                -Dan/Dave/Pete L. - we went through Dave's action list; physical tickets in badge box(keep the stub and return with the money) and posters distributed and will be emailed.  42 tickets pre-sold. Everyone required to bring their raffle donation by the meeting next week. Mark took care of ordering tables. Linens in storage unit.  Leslie at Joe's is delivering everything the night before the tasting and members have committed to helping to set up on Friday morning.                                                      
  5. Dictionary Project - Cathi - labels are in and should be ready for tomorrow!                                                                                                                     
  6. 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 passed around the sketch.
        2.     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.
        3. District Grants - Margaret mailed out check and waiting for a receipt.
        4. President Elect - District is looking for the name of our President Elect.
        5. East Windsor Hunger Action Team Power Pack Specific Food Drive - Margaret will bring to the board.
Communication - 
Queen of Hearts - Billy - x944, 7 of Hearts 
50/50 - Billy picks his own card - it's rigged! 
Meeting was adjourned at 7:59pm.
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
East Windsor
Service Above Self
We meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM
The Nutmeg Restaurant
297 South Main Street
East Windsor, CT  06088
United States
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Community Day and Wine Tasting
Community Day will take place on Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at East Windsor Park. Our club will have a booth and be selling popcorn and water.
In addition, you can pick up tickets to our Wine Tasting to be held on October 7th at the Second Chance Farm, 42 Rice Road, Broad Brook. The event will run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and includes samples of wine and beer and some delicious food to eat. If you've never been to the Second Chance Farm this is a great opportunity to check out the place and see an amazing display of tractors. The date will be here before you know it, so don't forget to purchase your tickets. If you'd like to charge them, you can purchase tickets online at
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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