Rockland Kiwanis Club Meeting Minutes for February 18, 2013
President Amy Pease called the meeting to order and lead in the Pledge of Allegiance. Jackie Harjula offered our invocation. Our guests included members from the Waterville club (Jane and Pat), Gordon and Janet Page's grandson Lucus, Stephanie Lund and Katie Ferraillo from our Key Club, and our district Lt. Governor Kim Mishaud and her husband Paul.
Our club received the Distinguished Club Award for last year.
There will be a Board Meeting Wednesday 2/20/13 at 7:30 AM, at the Samoset. Next week's meeting will be and evening meeting here at the Samoset.
Jim Huff and Bobbie Knapp have both been members for one year, and Brenda Batty has been a member for twenty five years.
Priority One will meet Thursday the 21st at Rock Harbor at 5:15. Members of the Nominating Committee are encouraged to make suggestions for Vice President for next year.
Jane Thompson and the Key Club will be delivering meals on wheels tomorrow. Help is needed for the month of March. Members can sign-up on the list being passed around or on the Club Portal.
The secret greeter was Ray Comeau and he caught a few, but asked them to be honest.
Badges were all ok.
50-50: Bobbie Knapp had the number, but did not pick the Joker.
Happy Sads: Katie Tarbox was happy for the Key Club and our other guests, happy for a trip with their son, looking for a house, happy for our speaker and sad that shrimp season may close for five years. Bill Packard was sad for a missed meeting and that he missed Meals on Wheels. Bobbie Knapp was happy for their wedding conducted by Jane Dagley at Eric Hopkins Gallery. Sumner Kinney was happy for Bobbie and Colin, and happy for the Key Club. Jackie Harjula was happy for our guests and happy for a recent trip and happy for her new grandson William Joseph. Broo Temple was happy he missed our bad weather because they were on vacation. Paula Lavoie was happy for Bobbie & Colin and happy for her daughter-in-law's great promotion. Barbara Hanson was happy for Bobbie & Colin, happy for snowmobiling, and sad for the passing of Janet Vrolijk. Amy Pease was sad that their mailbox was hit again and happy for our guests.
Our speakers were John Galler and Rendle Jones. They spoke with us about North American Power Company, and how as a company, they have decided to offer to make donations to non-profit's with 501C3 status to encourage households in the state of Maine to use them as their electric supply company. This would become an on going fund raising opportunity.
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Come join us any Monday at noon at The Samoset. We'd love to see you. Come share in the fun and laughter.
Our website can be found at http://www.rocklandkiwanis.org . Our club portal can be found at http://www.clubresource.com.
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