Community Support Director Cindy Shoppe presented a check to Birds Acre in the amount of $500.00.
Opening Ceremonies: President Jo Cooper called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Carl Lusby
Well Wisher: Grace Cushing
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Guests: Ray Ruby, John Shoppe
Birthdays: Dana Reiter 9/7
Club Anniversaries: Jodie Cushing 8/28, Steve Elliott 9/1, Allegra Pellerano 9/5
Wedding Anniversaries: Fred Beyers 8/30, Peter Farragher 9/1, Marc Rich 9/2
Door Prizes: Lucky Winners were Allegra Pellerano, Ray Ruby, Jo Cooper, Debbie Ehrlenbach and Jack Frost
50/50: $15.00 Julie Bouchard
Happy Dollars Highlights:  Julie Bouchard, Linda Fuller, Gene Pellerano, Carl Lusby, Ray Ruby, Rod Fox, Danny Ray, Scott Kimball, Marc Rich, Lincoln Ehrlenbach and Jo Cooper. All dollars will go towards Polio Plus this quarter.
Rotary Business:  
  • Reminder there is no Rotary Meeting Next week – September 3rd.
  • Community Support Director Cindy Shoppe presented a check to Birds Acre in the amount of $500.00.
  • The next Rotary Board meeting is Tuesday, September 10th at China Hill at 4:30pm
  • Paul Harris +1 Pin was awarded to Carl Lusby. Congrats Carl!
  • Our club will be delivering Wheel Chairs in February to Panama!
  • Autumn Gold Rotary Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, September 28th at EEMS 7:00am-10:30am. Sign -up sheet was passed around. See Dave Wells to help out.
Program/Speaker:  This week’s guest speaker was Ray Ruby. Ray is the Community Outreach Manger for the Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF). He assists in driving community engagement, outreach, education, and advocacy on behalf of MCF. He brings extensive experience working with various groups, individuals and businesses to the team. Ray spoke to the club about preventing and detecting cancer early and improving on patient outcome.
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson