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Announcements - Current Newsletter Dec 4, 2018
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Middletown Rotary Club




December 4 , 2018



The President of Middletown Rotary Club brought the meeting to order at 12:15 pm with the pledge, a song and reflections by Eric. 



  • Heidi Griffen (Student of the month guests)
  • Jenn Keeney
  • Rose Vaughn
  • Kyle Leupold (recipient)
  • Sharon Graves, guest of Eric
  • Dolores Sapia, guest of Joe Marino – met at Holiday on Main 

Visiting Rotarians: Larry Gardner, district Governor


Thank You:

  • Grant Check for $250.00 towards the Turkey Drive awarded by Joan and Rich Tomc
  • Grant Check for $250.00 for Rotary to support the monument project by Joan and Rich Tomc and Middlesex Community Foundation
  • $150.00 awarded to Rotary as a congratulations to Rotary for being good people who do good things from Cynthia Clegg.  (unrestricted) 


  • Eric Rodko announced that the new Rotary Signs are done and have been used for Holiday on Main.  Thanked Dan Litwin for all his work.
  • Board meeting at Howard Reid’s this week.
  • Next after Hours will be on Feb. 20th at the Inn at Middletown to benefit the Monument Fund.
  • Joe Marino announced that Holiday on Main went very well.  The Mercy students were a big help.
  • Eric confirmed that we need only one community person to join the scholarship committee. He asked the members to think of someone they might know that is NOT a Rotarian.
  • Kevin Wilhelm reported the December Soup Kitchen sign-up is full.


  • High: straight- Carmela G.  - donated $7.00 to monument fund
  • Low:     –Garry M. – donated $7.00 to monument fund 

Raffle / King of Clubs:

  • Eric pulled first card, no King of Clubs!
  • Jenn Keeney (guest) pulled second card, no winner.

Today’s Program was conducted by:

Name: Steve Lovelace

Title: Rotary Club Video Presentation

Organization: Middletown Rotary Club 


Brief Highlights/Items:

Garyy Molaney introduced Rosanne Vaughn (Ken’s wife) to introduce our student of the month, Kyle Leupold.  He is a senior from Vynal Tech.  Very successful young man who impressed everyone there today.  The club was happy to present him with a $50 gift card to staples.

Meeting adjourned at 1:30 PM with the Four Way Test. 


Respectfully Submitted by: 

Carmela Gagnon