Rockland Kiwanis Meeting Minutes February 24, 2014
President Katie Tarbox called the meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Batty, Jr. offered the invocation.
There is a board meeting this Wednesday at The Samoset at 7:30am. Recently, President Tarbox sent out a survey for a venue change. Please return it ASAP. The Spiritual Aims committee circulated a card for Jaap Vrolijk and Cliff Blastow (who fell on the ice and got a concussion).
Russ Cloutier requests that you turn in the Kiwanis printed meal tickets. Meals on Wheels: Brad Galley and a friend will deliver on 02/25. Then on 03/04/14 Cliff Blastow and Dan Saucier will deliver. The Cupcake Challenge committee will meet on 03/06 at Trackside at 5:15pm. The actual Challenge is on 05/18. The Ways and Means committee is researching a possible show at the Camden Opera House with Erin Donovan. Sumner Kinney asks members to read paperwork carefully, and consider switching to North American Power. The Nominations Committee was pleased to report that Bill Batty, Jr. has agreed to fill the recently vacated Vice President's slot. There will be a vote of the membership in two weeks. The Special Olympics auction committee will meet next Thursday at 5:15pm at Kinney Rentals.
Recognition of Members
Secret Greeter: Russ Cloutier caught Jane Dagley. Badges: All ok. 50/50: Doc Lombardi won the drawing, and Barbara Hanson won the second prize.
Gordon Page was happy for his friendship with Jaap Vrolijk, and happy for Bill Batty accepting the VP slot. Carol Kelley was happy for Bill Batty, and happy she sold her house. Broo Temple was sad Jaap Vrolijk was moving away, but happy for his friendship. Broo was also happy for Bill Batty. Wayne Keiderling was happy for Bill Batty, and sad he couldn't stay for the speaker. Doc Lombardi was sad for Jaap Vrolijk moving, happy for Shannon Kinney and her business, happy for Bill Batty, and happy to donate the rest of his 50/50 winnings. Jackie Harjula was happy for a trip to CT., sad a friend died, sad for her car rim, and happy for Bill Batty. Sumner Kinney was sad for the death of a friend, happy he got a motorcycle ride in in February, and happy for Bill Batty. Jane Dagley was happy to be over her laryngitis, happy for the Pen Bay Foundation's hospice house, happy for Jaap Vrolijk's friendship, sad he was moving, and happy for Bill Batty. Katie Tarbox was happy for Jaap's friendship, happy for Bill Batty, and sad for Cliff Blastow falling.
There was no speaker, but President Tarbox developed a game where you had to identify corporate logos. Bill Batty and Broo Temple tied with the most correct answers. Broo Temple won the toss up, and was declared the winner.
From your Spiritual Aims committee: “Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”
Come join us any Monday at noon at Archers on the Pier. 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 officers are: President Katie Tarbox ; President Elect Jim Heavey; Vice President, Open; Secretary Greg Hamlin; Treasurer Sumner Kinney; Immediate Past President Amy Shepard Pease
Our club directors are: Bill Batty, Jr., Shannon Kinney, Broo Temple, Carol Kelley, Marianne Masters, and Bobbie Wentworth