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The Guilford Rotarian - Archive Sep 23, 2015
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Wednesday, September 23,  2015



The Rotary Club of Guilford, CT  


                          The Guilford Rotarian                    


William Stableford


Directors at Large


Louis Federici

   Dustin Galvin (15-17)


Helen Rizzo

   Robert J. Hartmann, Jr. (15-17)

Exec. Secretary

Gary Drake

   John H. Trowbridge (15-17)


Elmar Kessler

   Ralph Schoemann (14-16)

IP President

John Sengstacken

   Robert White (14-16)

Foundation Chair

Scott Staschke

   J. Riefe Tietjen (14-16)

Grants Steward

Michael Ganci

 Co-Sergeants at Arms
       John Trowbridge
       Jonathan Christoff



This Issue's Editor

Donna Segnere


Call to Meeting & Thought for the Day
President Bill Stableford told us some jokes


Visiting Rotarians: None


Guests: Joannie Pinchbeck



Paul Heeran 1990



Mike Ganci



  • The board is scheduled to meet Oct 1, Thursday, 5:30 at Rick's place.  Open to all
  • Welcome back to Michelle Call
  • Don McGregor:  showed off his fashionable pants
  • Bill Pinchbeck read some letters by Robert Frost.  He is returning to VT on Tuesday
  • Tim Malton: Tim will chair the Frosty 5K again.  They are looking for someone to be the coordinator of all the sponsors as well as someone to shadow Rick for the year.  Andy and Michelle volunteered!
  • Shoreline Raise the Roof is looking for a board member.  Please let Bill know if you are interested.  They are having their Gala on November 13 at Woodwinds.
  • There was an article in the Shoreline Times about the Guilford parade which recognized our committee
  • Susan Locke: the parade went well.  Paul and Riefe rode in a Jaguar and she thanked Terri Bryant, Tony Piscatelli, and Dave Summerlin for their help
  • Janie:  Wayne, Bob White,  Larry Appleton, and Donald McGregor  offered to serve another 3 years on the Memorial Ed Board.  However, they will open it up to voting if others are interested in running for these positions.  Please let Janie know BY the next meeting. 
  • Janie: Community dining room is next Tues.  All are welcome to help!
  • Riefe: 3 weeks until the Rose Sale. Please take posters and tickets and sell!


King of Clubs:  13 cards, $872 in the pot, trio of Bill Stableford, Tony Fappiano, and John Murphy (the Group) won!  Tony Fappiano immediately said that he was donating $50 to Sara Reed's Autism organization.


Happy $

  • John Stax: Bill Pinchbeck's story
  • Bruce Chips: Don McGregor's pants and Dave Hadley's weight loss
  • Pat Todd: Sorry to miss the parade.  In Washington to raise awareness for kidney cancer research.
  • Leslie Ann Powers: got her eyes done and can see better.
  • Bob Hartmann Jr:  40th HS reunion.  A good dinner at the Maritime Grille
  • Paul Heeran: 25 yrs in the club, enjoyed riding in the parade in the Jaguar
  • Tony Fappiano: happy to win KOC.  Donating $50 to Autism Service and Resources in CT
  • Don McGregor: his pants make him happy!
  • Donald: told a joke
  • Larry: Warm the Children begins Oct 1. Nov 20 is Food basket pick ups
  • Dave Hadley:  heading to FLA until December

 SPEAKER:  Tony Fappiano introduced Sara Reed, who spoke about Autism Services and Resources CT which serves a vital role in helping to educate and empower individuals and families affected by autism.  For more information visit www.autismconnecticut.org


Check the club website and click on "Upcoming Programs" on the right-hand side to see planned speakers.