Rockland Kiwanis Club meeting minutes, July 8th

President Amy Pease called the meeting to order, and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Batty, Jr. offered our invocation. Guests included Matthew Batty, speakers Bob and Ann Marie Trapani, Haley Hall, Mike Dumont, and former member Jon Ferral with his wife Judy and their children Carson and Sioban.


Committee Reports

The district convention is August 22-25 in Cape Cod.

There are lots of openings for OHTM parking. There are three events coming up, and each one needs at least 5 people.

Sumner Kinney mentioned he was nervous about the Grand Raffle (GR). Tickets are behind last year at this time.

The electricity campaign will kick off soon; watch for an email.

Meals on Wheels: tomorrow is Paula Lavoie and Sumner Kinney. The following week is Doc Lombardi.

Recognition of Members
Birthdays: Jon Ferral and Barbara Hanson.

Club anniversaries: Keith Wass and Celia Knight.

Secret Greeter: Matthew Batty caught Mark Curtis, Keith Wass, Doc Lombardi, and Ray Comeau.

Badges: All ok.

50/50: Greg Hamlin had the right ticket, but didn't win the $112.50 in the pot.


Greg Hamlin was happy to win the 50/50, and happy for our guests. Sumner Kinney was happy for our guests, happy for the Ferrals, and happy for Mike Dumont. Gordon Page was happy for our speakers, happy for Mike Dumont, happy for the Ferrals, happy for OHTM, and happy to turn in a G/R ticket. John Ferral was happy to be back, and happy for a lobster feed at the Pages'. Dan Saucier was happy for the Red Sox and happy for Keith Wass. Ed Miller was sad his phone rang during the meeting. Marjorie Kinney was happy to promote the hotdog wagon at the Blues Fest Club Crawl on Saturday. Carson Ferral was happy for the Red Sox and a trip to Fenway Park. Bobbie Wentworth was happy for a girls' weekend in MA, and sad she couldn't stay for the speaker. Amy Pease was happy for our guests, happy for our speaker, and happy all her family lives close by.

Bob Tripani is the Executive Director of the American Lighthouse Foundation. The foundation, formerly on Mn. St. in Rockland, now resides in the old keeper's house at Owls Head light. Maine Originally had 67 lighthouses. Of those, 64 are still around, and 50 are still active aids to navigation. More info can be found on their website,

From your Spiritual Aims Commitee: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”
~Edith Wharton



Bill Batty

Bulletin Editor


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 . Our club portal can be found at


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

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