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The Guilford Rotarian - Archive Apr 1, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4,  2015



The Rotary Club of Guilford, CT  


                          The Guilford Rotarian                    


John Sengstacken


Board of Directors


William Stableford

   Michael Mikolay (13-15)


Helen Rizzo

   Louis Federici (13-15)

Exec. Secretary

Gary Drake

   Robert Hartmann, Jr. (13-15)


Susan Koch

   Ralph Schoemann (14-16)


John Trowbridge

   Robert White (14-16)


Jonathan Christoff

   J. Riefe Tietjen (14-16)

IP President

Terri Bryant




This Issue's Editor
Donna Segnere


Call to Meeting & Thought for the Day
Bill Stableford stood in for President John Stax and led us in the pledge.


Visiting Rotarians: None


Guests: Fran Kimbell with Gary Higgins



Elmar Kessler, 2 years



Elmar Kessler



  • The board is scheduled to meet next Thursday, April 9 Thursday, 5:30 at Rick's place.  Open to all
  • Rotarian of the Month went to Donald Baechler for his cumulative contributions to the club, especially in regards to the web site and technology. 
  • The speakers next week will be from Raise the Roof regarding the May 16th build on the green. 
  • Bill Stableford:  District Assembly Sat, April 18th.  The board will pay for 4 members to go.  He and Scott Staschke are on board.  Anyone else?  The assembly is usually for new Rotarians as well as Rotarians in leadership positions. 
  • John Stax:  His knee surgery went well.  Rotarians were invited on April 9th to the Capitol from 5:30-7:30pm for a discussion on Protecting State lands by Constitutional Amendment. 
  • Gary Higgins: he will be kicking off the Silent Auction for LobsterFest next week.
  • Cindy Cartier- placed fliers on the table to promote Guilford Clean up day May 2. 
  • Al Jacobs: Cry Baby Scramble May 16th!
  • Lou Federici: will be having a Publicity meeting for Lobsterfest at his office Thursday, April 2 at 4:30pm. 

King of Clubs:  52 cards, $52 in the pot, no winner


Happy $

  • John Stax: successful surgery
  • Janie Patrick: good crew at the dining room.  Served 88 dinners
  • Riefe: was happy to know former Rotarian Ralph who died this week.  Condolences to Guy for the passing of his Dad. 
  • Tom Terribile: thankful to local chiropractor who helped him and another Rotarian who sent him his first retirement check
  • Leslie Powers: congrats to Evelyn for her newly published book
  • Paul Heeran: happy to help out Tom
  • Al Jacobs: apology to speakers, thanks to Tom for 40 yrs of service
  • Elmar: happy birthday song and $100 check to Rotary Foundation
  • Wayne Staschke: Trip to CA with Scott and lots of traffic
  • Nancy Bishop and Bill Stableford: remembering Ralph
  • Bob Hartmann: apologies to the speakers, his daughter Kate's 24th Birthday
  • Cindy Cartier: condolences to Guy.  Win in court allowing a young Veteran to see his son for the first time
  • Bob Shepard: winter in the Dominican Republic
  • Tom Petrick: 25 yrs ago today he asked his wife to marry him!
  • Ed Walker: Ralph passing, visit with his daughter, $100 check to the foundation
  • Andy Stephens: condolences to Guy, both daughters going to BYU.

 SPEAKER:  Kate Walton and Anne Cherrey spoke about the Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of New Haven.  They provide free transportation to medical appointments as well as friendly visiting and help with errands.  They informed us that in the next 10 years there will be a 65% increase of elders in our community.  These services will be even more important.  Volunteers are needed.  Training sessions and a training manual are provided.  For more information you can view www.carenewhaven.org


Check the club website and click on "Meeting Information" and then "Upcoming Programs" to see planned speakers.