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OS Rotary Meeting 03/01/23

Pledge: President Alan Schwarz
Prayer:  President Alan Schwarz
Four Way Test: President Alan Schwarz
Card Game: President Alan Schwarz (do you see a pattern here?)
Raffle: Jan P, Joan W, Nancy (gave prize to new member, Kathy Ledwith)

Happy Bucks: Most of the Happy Bucks were for the upcoming Wine Tasting/Auction Event, several for our new member Kathy Ledwith and one for the beautiful day.

Alan’s Updates: Reviewed the changes in the upcoming meeting schedule.

3/8:    Noon at VFW Hall
3/15   Noon at VFW Hall, speaker will be Martha Hoffman. Uganda Well Update
3/22   7AM at the Estuary, speaker will be Charlie Norz. Local bus information
3/29   Evening Social Event. Details to follow 

Wine Tasting Event Update:  Marty thanked everyone for their help which resulted in sponsorships exceeding $18,000 and collecting over 140 auction items. Thank you, Pete, for organizing the first ever “Raffle Tree” that will be a live auction item. Everything is ready for a successful event. Those members who are involved with set-up and decorating should meet at SPI at noon on 3/3. Pray for good weather.

Golf Tournament Update: Charlie R. reported that the tournament will be held on 8/28/23. The greens fees have been reduced to $100 per golfer. Food and beverage costs will be determined next week.

Announcements: Nancy M reported that the District “Day of Service” is May 20th. She is looking for a volunteer to work with the Interact Clubs from Westbrook High School and Old Saybrook High School on a community service project (possibly a beach clean-up). Contact Nancy if you are interested in volunteering.

Nancy has just been named “Person of the Week” by the Harbor News. Look for her exciting interview in this week’s edition!

O.S. Rotary will again sponsor the Little League this year.

Committee Reports:

     Membership: The entire new member procedure is being reviewed.

     Foundation: Our Financial Advisor will soon be meeting the Board of Directors.

     Website: The International Page has been updated to include the Uganda Well Project.

Next Meeting: March 8 at the VFW Hall at Noon.