Middletown Rotary Club
Date July 26, 2011
Jeff Walter called the meeting to order by ringing the bell at 12:15 pm followed by a prayer by Maureen Brubaker.
Visiting Rotarian: Veronique Mayoussier from Heyeres France.
Visitors: Brooke Carlson - Veronique's sister-in-law from Middlefield
Maureen announced that the Family of Rotary will be organizing a Getting to Know the Businesses of Rotarians schedule for the year. A list was passed for volunteers to sign up to host rotary receptions at their places of business.
Joe Marino announced that front desk assignments will be available soon. If you can't make your date, you must find your own replacement.
Various thank you letters and cards were read.
King of Clubs: The pot was at $205; and nobody drew a winning card.
Card game: Patty Vassia had the high hand; Mike Malone had the low hand.
Gary Gomola: Welcome to Veronique and Brooke, service for Edythe Director
Lois Murano: Guests and Edythe Director
Pat Tully: Flier for Historical Society garden luncheon
Cheryl Duey: exchange student who became engaged
Nancy Faraci: Glad to be with us
John Forneris: Return trip from Poland
Chris Soulias: Guest Speaker, Michael Good
Paul Hughes: for all of us
Howard Reid: Missed meetings
Sue Murphy: Missed meeting and guests
Mike Malone: Dr. Wilkinson and our guest from France
Laura Fault: St. Vincent DePaul kitchen
Cathy Stebbins: Wedding anniversary and week at cottage in Rhode Island
Kevin Wilhelp: The Director family
Patti Vassia: The Director family
Linda Fish: The Director family
Ken Vaughan: The Director family
Nancy Farachi: Guest speakers, Michael Good and Brad Wilkinson
Program: Our guests were Drs. Brad Wilkinson and Michael Good who presented their work with Health Horizons International. They are building a primary health care network and community health project in the Dominican Republic. They showed a film of their work among communities with little to no access to primary metical care.
The meeting was closed at 1:30 pm by Jeff Walter with the recitation of the 4-way test.