Official Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Salem, MA
And the winner is.....
The calendar winner was #1038 Arlene Jalber sold by Jim Bailey.
There was no 50/50 raffle winner... the pot is not more than $800
Recognitions and Fines:
Ted Richard was fined for having his picture in the paper.
President Rich's neighbor, Mary Margaret Moore, was awarded the Unsung Hero of Salem Award.
Bruce Whear appeared on a TV commercial, also his cellphone went off during the meeting.
Frank Addonizio paid for doing his civic Jury Duty last week.
Frank Campbell is off to Presidents Training this coming week. Frank also thanked Mike Wheeler for sharing his Girl Scout cookies at his table.
Juli Lederhaus recognized herself this week for NOT being in the paper - for a change.
Rocky Pelletier is back from Florida.
John Fisher was skiing at Waterville Valley.
Jake Segal was in Florida for 8 days.
Kathie Strout went to Maine and bought a Pontoon boat while there.
March 7th Meeting:
Liz Bradt, a 7 year Girl Scout Leader brought two Girl Scouts from her troop - one of them being her daughter. The girls talked about their Girl Scout experiences and community involvement.
Sayaka Moue - Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from Matsudo East Japan was sponsored by the Wenham club. Sayaka is currently a Ph.D. student at Boston University studying American and New England studies. This was her 7th of 10 presentations. The Ambassadorial Scholarship program supports the mission of the Rotary Foundation to further international understanding and world peace.
Events to be aware of -- Save the Dates!!
Board of Directors Meeting, March 16th, 7:30am at the Hawthorne Hotel - open to all members.
April 1st, The Rotary Leadership Institute, Lincoln RI.
May 19th -21st. District "Confernence on the Cape"
Cape Codder Resort and Spa, Hyannis.
June 19th, Golf Tournament will be at Wenham Country Club.
Please visit the calendar section of our web site
for additional important dates.
And now a few announcements....
Selected Salem High School students will be speaking about Rotary and Interact during home room periods over the next few weeks. We would like to have a Rotarian accompany them as often as possible. There may be as many as 40 separate home room presentations, each to 20-30 students. They will start on March 15 and continue for at least a month. Home room period is 8:51-9:07 AM. If you would like to participate, please e-mail the date or dates you are available to John Neely (firstname.lastname@example.org). State the maximum number of sessions you are willing to participate in.
John Neeley is the new chairperson of the Rotary International Foundation Committee.
District Interact Assembly, March 11, at Wilmington High School
"District Interact Assembly": As District Interact Club Chair please
announce the "Second Annual District Interact Assembly" to be held at
Wilmington High School, Church Street, Wilmington, MA on Saturday,
March 11, from 2:30 to 5:30. Hosted by the Wilmington and Burlington
High School Interact Clubs, the event is an opportunity to learn more
about Interact, get help in starting an Interact Club and learn methods
for making Interact Club meetings and activities successful. Please
encourage your Interact Club to send representatives; and, if you are
thinking about starting an Interact Club, this is a "must attend" event.
There is no charge for the event and the host Interact Clubs and their
advisers have worked hard to provide an informative and worthwhile
program. For further information (see flyer attached) please contact
AG Roger Bell at email address "email@example.com".
Program for March 14th
Middle School Recognitions
Menu for March 14th
St. Patrick’s Day Buffet, including Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots, Potatoes and Horseradish
Menu for March 21st
French-style Tuna Salad (Nicoise Salad) ~~ Green Beans, Tuna, Potatoes, Black Olives, Tomatoes, Hard-cooked eggs, fresh basil vinaigrette -or-
Lamb Stew with White Rice
This week's stumper:
The Rotary Foundation was founded in 1917 with an initial contribution of ?
Answer to last week's stumper:
As of March 7th their are 81 members listed on the Salem Rotary on-line directory. Be sure to log on and update your profile periodically.
Happy Birthday to Bob Anthony (17th) and Paul Herrick (17th).
Please email all announcements to be added to the Spoke and/or feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org by Noon on Wednesday. Also, feel free to contact any of the committee members listed below.
Committee Chair: Frank Addonizio
Editors: Jim Haskell and Juli Lederhaus
Photos: John Quinn (Jay Cue) and File.
Graphics and Photo Editing: Dana McIntyre
Members: Bob Anthony, Malia Griffin, Tom Leonard, Mary Ann Lyons, Owen Meegan, Carl Wathne, Leah Weston