Opening Ceremonies:  President Clyde Cushing called the meeting to order.
Invocation was read by Clyde Cushing and we all said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Sergeant at Arms:  Bob and Mary Thomas
Visiting Rotarians: Annie Sargent of the Ellsworth Noontime Club
Birthdays: Jack Frost 12/2, Scott Kimball 12/3, Alison King 12/3, Carl Lusby 12/5. Happy Birthday!
Club Anniversaries: Peter Farragher 24 Years
Guests:  Grace Robinson, Michael Houslen, Students, Parents and Teachers of HCTC
Happy Dollars: 2nd Quarter Happy Dollars will go towards Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital’s Urology Department for Men’s Health
The following individuals gave Happy Dollars: Jack Frost, Tracy Shaffer, Scott Kimball, Grace Robinson, Benedetta Pellerano, Annie Sargent, Dave Wells and Lori Googins.
Fellowship Update: Christmas Party: The Club Christmas party is Tuesday, December 20th at China Hill.
Annual Gifting Experience: Saturday, December 10th at 9:30am. Jack is looking for a couple more Rotarians to help.
Rotary Blood Drives at the Elks Club: Max Dietshe reported sign-ups for the blood drive are going well for November, so look ahead to the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 11am – 5pm. Sign up with Max Dietshe.  Please send all your community service hours to Max!
Greeter and Invocation Sign up Lists: We are still in need for Rotarians to help sign up to be a Greeter or give the Invocation at our weekly meetings. Please help.
HCTC Recognition Night: Our club Ellsworth honored the following outstanding students from Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC):
Bryce McAlpine - EHS Sophomore
Program of Study: Automotive Technology
Instructor:  Richard Jamison
Spencer Rose - MDI Senior
Program of Study:  Cybersecurity
Instructor:  Laura Johns
Quentin Stone - MDI Junior
Program of Study: Biomedical Sciences
Instructor:  Sarah Petroulis
Andrew James - MDI Senior
Program of Study:  Health Occupations
Instructor:  Michelle Cote
Our guest speaker was Annie Sargent -Area Director of Adult Education for our school district. She spoke about what attributes employers are seeking today in the workforce. 
It was another great night partnering with HCTC to recognize and encourage excellence in technical education!
Respectfully submitted by Rotarian Ashley Johnson