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The Guilford Rotarian - Archive Apr 27, 2016
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Wednesday, April 27,  2016



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
Maryann Bracken


Call to Meeting 
President Bill Stableford led the pledge


Visiting Rotarians: Mike Rambus from Farmington Hills, Michigan


Guests:  George Norden with Suzanne Locke

      InterAct students with Al Jacobs; Conrad Poole, Andre Kish, Julia Ellman, Alexis Wainer, Ben Rattet, Jackson Inchalik


Anniversaries:   Lou Federici, '11;  Roy Thomas '14


Birthdays:    None


Fellowship:  Rick's wife Terri is being transferred to Gaylord Hospital for therapy

                    Following is the schedule for meal preparation for Rick:

                     May  4  Pat Todd

            11  Andy Stevens

                            18   Craig Yerkes

                            15  Kevin Mcdonough and Tony Piscatelli (dessert)

InterAct Student Announcements about the Cry Baby Scramble, Saturday, May 21   9 a.m. and 10:45 tee times

Thanks to premier sponsors Guilford Savings Bank, Guy Tomasi, Nancy Bishop, Mike Ganci

Registration will be $30 per golfer or $20 for sponsors, which includes morning coffee & bagels and also lunch.  Contact Jackson Inchalik at jkinchalik@gmail.com to register.

The students invite donations for the 75 "goody" bags.. suggest candy bars or other small items with business card

Balls are being sold at $5 each for the "Ball Drop" raffle; prize winner will receive a 42" flat screen TV

Proceeds will be donated to Ecuadorean relief and other local and international humanitarian projects  

Rotary Foundation:   Scott Stashke announced the upcoming training and certification course for grant applicants.  All members are urged to take thre training (see Scott)  The district will award two RYLA scholarships for each grant application.  Mike Ganci has been trained and certified and will attend the district conference. 


Rotarian of the Month:    Visiting Rotarian Mike Rambus 


Card Draw:   34 cards in the deck and $421 in the pot, but no winner today


Member Anouncements:

Tony Fappiano:  Paul Harris fellows will meet on Friday, 8 a.m. at the Community Center to nominate award winners


Happy Dollars:  

  • Joel Galvin:      Happy Passover, celebration of freedom
  • Don Baechler:   Guilford High School ?
  • Al Jacobs:InterAct students
  • Maryann Bracken:  strength training with George Norden pays off in travels
  • Rike Rambus:Easter in the Orthodox church
  • Paul Heeren:welcome George Norden;  Riefe with us; and congratulations to Joel
  • Riefe Tiejten:Leslie Ann Powers with us, good to be back after knee surgery
  • Leslie Ann:good to be back
  • Evelyn Atreya:Carmina Borana and Bob White
  • Tony Fappiano:thanks for condolences upon the death of his father
  • Mike Ganci:Easter in Barcelona, a 2-day celebration
  • Craig Yerkes:sign up for plants -- eggplant, peppers, broccoli, tomatoes, available May 21
  • Ed Walker:Quality Propane donation for LobsterFest
  • Bob hartmann:son Christoper, GSB
  • Andy Stevens:Dr. Paul's adjustment,  will sponsor Golf Tournament

Lobster Fest Planning

  • Guy Tomasi has tickets.. please sell!  Guy will handle all revenue and expenses
  • Sam Appleton:  40 tables have been reserved, 12 more available
  • Lou Federici:   will email the LobsterFest flyer to all... members, please forward to all in your address books!

 Speaker:   no program today 


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