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The Guilford Rotarian - Archive Mar 14, 2012
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This Issue's Editor

Janie Patrick


 Call to Meeting & Invocation

Pledge led by President Jonathan Bishop

Rotary Moment by Bill Stableford


Visiting Rotarians

John Boucher from the Farmington Club



Lynn Haney with husband John Trowbridge

Gary Drake with Tom Petrick

Dick Wallace with Gene Bishop

Bob Hartmann with Dad Bob Hartmann



Birthdays & Anniversaries

Tom Terribileand Ray Boyd have birthdays this month.

Riefe Tietjen has been with the club since 1982.

Gene Bishop has been with the club since 1983.



  • Sad Announcement - Sam Downs passed away on March 9th.  His funeral will take place on Saturday at the North Guilford Congregational Church.
  • The club received thank you letters from the Guilford Food Bank for our donations at Thanksgiving and Christmas and from Alex Rosa, student of the quarter.
  • The District Golf Tournament will take place on May 18th at the Harbor Lights Country Club.
  • John Murphy announced the receipt of an anonymous donation of $350.00 for Rotary International.  This will help the club to attain 100% participation.
  • Craig Yerkes announced that Charlie's Closet is in need of donations (wheel chairs, walkers, bath chairs, etc).
  • Bill Stableford announced that the Interact Club donated $250.00 to the Fuel Bank and $250.00 to Madison Cares (Habitat) and Walmart donated 200 pillows and blankets to IRIS.
  • The Interact Cry Baby Golf Tournament will take place on May 12th. Please consider a sponsorship of $100.  Foursomes play for $20.00 per golfer.  There will be three flights: 9:00, 10:45, and 12:30.
  • Lobsterfest will take place on June 23rd.  John Stax is hosting a meeting to finalize plans on Friday at 5 PM at his office.  All are welcome. Reserve seating is available now and we are in need of silent auction items.
  • Pat Todd attended PETS weekend and learned that there have been no cases of polio in India in fourteen months.  Stephanie Jacobs presentation was spectacular.
  • Rick Maynard has Frosty 5K shirts available for $6.00, sizes Medium, Large, and Extra Large.

King of Clubs

Apologies from Bill Fatula.  The remaining cards in the deck were left at home.  Double drawing next week!


Happy Dollars

  • John Trowbridge - wife as guest
  • Gene Bishop - his Rotary anniversary
  • Wayne Staschke - Florida trip
  • Paul Heeren - ski trip
  • Tom Terribile - birthday song
  • Ray Boyd - birthday song and son's engagement
  • Tom Petrick - missed birthday last week
  • Al Jacobs - thank you to Guilford Savings Bank for being the Premier Sponsor for the Interact golf tournament and to Joel Galvin for representing the first business to sponsor
  • Bob Hartmann - son's move back to Guilford from London
  • Tom Petrick - kids home on vacation



John Murphy and Al Jacobs entertained us with their annual Irish jokes program.  Many laughs!.


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