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The Guilford Rotarian - Archive Apr 25, 2012
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This Issue's Editor

Evelyn Atreya


Call to Meeting & Invocation

Pledge and Invocation lead by President Jonathan Bishop


Visiting Rotarians

Jim Satterwhite, Madison  Assistant Governor

Amanda Watkin, from United Kingdom, Club# 1260, North of London, former Governor

      mentioned Focus on Crocus fundraiser to help fight polio

Liz Weber with Amanda Watkin- unsure if she is a Rotarian



Bob Hartman Jr guest of Gene Bishop

Jeff Beatty guest of George Kral

Gary Drake guest of Tom Petrick

Mary Burke guest of Dave Vale


Birthdays & Anniversaries

No birthdays

Lou Federici has been a member since 2011. 1st year anniveray!



  • Gary Higgins - Silent auction sign up sent around. Last year 15 members donated items. Think out of the box. Minimun $50
  • Lou Federici - LobsterFest tee shirt are available in Mens and Womens sizes.                    $5 for members. Posters are available. He is looking for someone to go to the Madison rotary to talk about LobsterFest. Sponsorships are $250. Reserve tables.
  • John Stax - Tom Terribile has gotten Ashley ice cream for almost nothing for LobsterFest. There will be a 4th Band - electric guitar, female vocalist, and 13 year old sax player.   
  • Mike Sinclair - Memorial Ed Fund applications deadline May 1st.

King of Clubs

Not today.


Happy Dollars

  • Riefe Tietjen - both Gracie and Al gave him a dessert.
  • Mike Ganci - $100 to Rotary Foundation
  • Al Jacobs - Lou Federici, Person of the Week
  • Mike Mikoly - $5 - 200 mile marathon in 24 hours with group
  • Terri Bryant - Glad she sponsored Lou Federici to Rotary a year ago.
  • Pat Todd - Glad Amanda Watkin, Rotarian from UK could stop by today. Welcomes Jim Satterwhite
  • Ralph Schoemann - Just returned form Holland. Liked seeing Lou in paper.
  • Lou Federici - Mentioned May 16 and volunteering at New Haven Home Recovery
  • Jim Satterwhite - happy to be a visitor to our club. He was at the District Assembly last weekend, Guilford Interact was terrific.
  • Al Jacobs - Interact received Best International award for sending 2 Happy Houses to Hatii and $200
  • Mike Sinclair - Tom Petrick - 2 crowns in auction



Guilford Rotarian Lou Federici spoke on Hiring and Firing Employees: What you can do and cannot do. He is an attorney with Parrett, Porto, Patese, & Colwell. He discussed employment-at-will and litigation. Documentation is important.


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