Rockland Kiwanis Club Meeting Minutes - 9/9/2013
President Elect Katie Tarbox called the meeting to order, and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Batty, Jr. offered the invocation. Guests included Grand Raffle winner Keith Drew.
Committee Reports: The Children's Museum seeks volunteers for an event this Saturday from 9am-2pm at the State of Maine Cheese building. One to three volunteers are needed. Priority 1 will also be working with the museum for the Worldwide Day of Play from 10am-noon on the 21st.
We received two letters of thanks for our support of the ELIMINATE! project.
Meals on Wheels: Tomorrow is Doc Lombardi, and the 17th is open.
A sign up sheet for committees went around for the new administrative year.
We have received membership applications from Haley Hall and Kelly Flint.
Grand Raffle (GR): Lucky #13 came up for Keith Drew. Of the 425 tickets, 362 sold. Jackie Harjula sold 76 tickets, Sumner Kinney sold 53, and EL Spear sold 30 through their store.
There will be a membership committee meeting right after today's meeting.
There is an Interclub planned to Waterville on 9/23 at 6pm. If you'd like to go, see Jackie Harjula.
Recognition of Members Birthdays: Wayne Keiderling, Gary Monroe, EJ Sullivan, and Janet Page.
Secret Greeter: EJ Sullivan caught Marcy Wass, much to his delight. (Apparently, there was some “payback” involved.)
Badges: All ok.
50/50: Gordon Page didn't cut the Joker.
Happy/Sads : Carol Kelley was happy to be back, and happy to be working. Dan Saucier was happy for the Patriots, and happy for a kayaking trip. Jane Dagley was happy for the Pen Bay Chamber golf tournament, happy for chocolate cake, happy Rob Merrill's daughter was headed to college, and happy for an awesome pair of shoes. Gordon Page was happy to win the 50/50, happy for the speaker, happy the speaker bought a a GR ticket, and happy for Janet Page's birthday. Ev Spear III was happy to present $1400 for the Spear Memorial Scholarship fund, happy Lincoln Spear was doing well at college, happy Parker Spear was at Maine Maritime, and happy that Preston Spear and Elliot Spear were playing football and soccer respectively. Jackie Harjula was happy for EJ Sullivan's birthday, happy for Keith Drew, happy for Sumner Kinney and the GR leadership, and sad for the passing of Juni Shepardson. Barbara Hanson was sad her car wouldn't start, happy for Janet Page, and happy for a boat trip. Jim Heavey was happy the club sent a card for the passing of his dog. Marcia Wass happy for Everett Spear III, happy for the Harverst Hootenany, and happy for her granddaughter's birthday. Sumner Kinney was happy for the GR, and sad for any consternation he stirred up about shoes. Keith Wass was happy for the GR, happy for Sumner Kinney, and sad he didn't go on the paddle trip. Brad Galley was happy for peewee football. Greg Hamlin was happy for the GR. Keith Draw was happy for the Patriots, but sad for the 3rd and 4th quarter. Katie Tarbox was happy for the Harvest Hootenany, happy for three potential new members, and happy for the GR. Bill Batty, Jr. was happy his sons would be attending Pen Bay Christian School this year, and sad he couldn't stay for the speaker.
Speaker: Peter Berke is from the North Atlantic Painting Co. From the company's website: “North Atlantic Painting Company is the official CHIC Liquid Vinyl System dealer for the state of Maine. With complete professional painter service, painting interior and exterior, North Atlantic Painting Company is the area's most trusted painters. If you're asking who is the best house painters in Camden, Maine or the surrounding area, the answer is North Atlantic Painting Co. We provide free estimates for residential painting projects and commercial painting projects. When it's time for you to find a painter, you'll find North Atlantic Painting to be the best.”
From your Spiritual Aims committee: “If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.” ~Robert Browning
Come join us any Monday at noon at The Samoset. We'd love to see you. Come share in the fun and laughter.
Our club officers are: President Amy Shepard Pease ; President Elect Katie Tarbox; Vice President is open; Secretary Greg Hamlin; Treasurer Sumner Kinney; Immediate Past President Janet Page
Our club directors are: Bill Batty, Jr., Shannon Kinney, Celia Knight, Gordon Page, Marianne Masters, and Jim Heavey