Kiwanis Club of Rockland Meeting Minutes, Monday, October 2, 2017

Kiwanis Club of Rockland Maine
Annual Banquet, 10/02/2017

President Broo Temple called his last meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Batty, Jr. offered our invocation. Guests included incoming president Josh's daughter Olivia, Rachel Kinney, Kevin Taylor, Susan Batty, Casey Belcher, and visiting Kiwanians Kim and Paul Michaud and Mike Martin.

Committee Reports
Bob Brown and Jackie Harjula will deliver tomorrow. On 10/10 Keith and Marcy Wass will deliver.
Superhero Skate Night is planned for 01/27/18. More details to follow.

Recognition of Members
Birthdays: Everett Spear III and Kelly Webber.
Badges: All ok.
Secret Greeter: Keith Wass reported everyone was very friendly and shook his hand.

Installation and Awards
Outgoing Lt. Governor Janet Page presented the Lt. Governor Home Club banner to incoming Lt. Governor Kim Michaud.
Lt. Governor Kim Michaud presented Greg Hamlin with a Past Secretary pin. She then installed Corey Belcher as a new director, Jackie Harjula as our VP, Amy Shepard as treasurer, Bill Batty, Jr. as secretary, Bob Brown as President Elect, Broo Temple as Immediate Past President, and Josh Scholz as our new president.  
The club presented Bill Batty, Jr. a red jacket, and a Kiwanis International Foundation Zeller Fellowship to Jackie Harjula. The club awarded Doc Lombardi a Kiwanis Leadership Society award for his work with Meals on Wheels.
Treasurer Amy Pease also prepared special awards for our members celebrating more than 20 years of membership. She recognized Ed Miller (49.8 years!), Barbara Hanson, Mark Curtis, Marcia Whitten, Gordon Page, Marianne Masters, Everett Spear, Lynn Taylor, Tom Mellor, Jane Thompson, and Sumner Kinney.
Our young Kiwanis honorary kid members Olivia and Madyline were given superhero girl dolls for all that they give to the club while their parents are serving.
Amy gave all members a Mr. Goodbar for our good work.
Broo Temple was given a birdhouse in honor of his year as president.
Josh Scholz was given the Kiwanian of the Year award for his enthusiasm, ideas, and 161 hours of service.

Kim Michaud was happy for the installation, and also invited us to the installations of our other division clubs. (Augusta is this Thursday at noon, Greater Pittsfield is next Monday, and Waterville is 10/16. She was also happy for Janet Page and Bob Brown. President Josh Scholz was happy for the meeting, happy for PP Broo, happy for his upcoming year, and happy for his Kiwanian of the Year award. Keith Wass was sad there were fire trucks near his building and Everett Spear's building, and happy for the new officers. Everett Spear III was happy to pay two birthday dollars, happy he was around to pay the birthday dollars, and happy for the new officers. Jane Thompson was happy for Josh Scholz. Marcia Whitten was happy for our new officers, and happy for Josh Scholz and Amy Shepard. Lynn Taylor was sad Kelly Webber had no member pin, and it was quickly remedied by Lt. Governor Michaud giving up her own K pin. Dan Saucier was happy for new members taking on leadership rolls, and happy for the young people present. Olivia was happy for her tablet, happy for her award, and sad a friend moved away. Marjorie Kinney was happy for our incoming and outgoing officers. Gordon Page was happy for our officers, and happy to remind Broo “You're president for a year, but you're a past president forever. Where will the future take you now?” Janet Page was happy for our incoming and outgoing officers, and happy for Kim Michaud. Bob Brown was happy for our officers, and sad for Las Vegas. Jackie Harjula was happy for our officers, happy for her Zeller Fellowship, happy for Amy Shepard and Josh Scholz, happy for a couple of trips, and sad for a friend passing. Gerry Zwick was happy for Amy and Josh, and happy to be a member. Sumner Kinney was happy for new director Corey Belcher, happy for Casey Belcher, and happy for our incoming officers. Doc Lombardi was happy for our new officers and for “everyone who keeps the engine running.” Greg Hamlin was happy for his wife. Bill Batty, Jr. was happy for his wife, happy for his red jacket, and happy for Greg Hamlin's training. Amy Shepard was happy for a new year, and happy for our incoming and outgoing officers. Broo Temple was happy for our club, happy for Bill Batty and Jackie Harjula, happy his year was almost over, and wished good luck to Josh.

Broo Temple offered some closing remarks, then handed the gavel to Josh Scholz. President Josh spoke about he feelings towards the upcoming year, and then adjourned the meeting.

From your Spiritual Aims Committee:
“Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.”
~Felix Frankenfurter

Respectfully submitted,

Bill Batty, Jr., Club Secretary & Bulletin Editor

Come join us any Monday for the fun and fellowship of Kiwanis. We meet at noon for about 75 minutes; and on the last Monday of the month we meet at 6:00 PM, with a social period beginning at 5:30. Our meetings are held at the Lighthouse Museum in Rockland. Be sure to check in advance to confirm the meeting venue.  We'd love to see you.

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