Opening Ceremonies: President Clyde Cushing called the meeting to order.
Greeter: Bob and Mary Thomas

Invocation was read by Marian Wells and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Visiting Rotarians: District Governor Denis Blouin, Assistant District Governor Jennifer Saunders and Dave & Betty Parsons.
Sergeant at Arms: Bob and Mary Thomas
Guests:  Grace Robinson, Barbara Clark and John Shoppe
Door Prizes: The lucky winners were JoAnn Brown, Clyde Cushing, Carol Yancey, Jane Langley, and Ray Williams
50/50: $10 to Debbie Ehrlenbach
1st Quarter Happy Dollars: This quarter all happy dollars will go towards Downeast Horizons Special Olympics Program.
The following individuals gave Happy Dollars: Debbie Ehrlenbach, Jane Langley, Jo Cooper, Carl Lusby, Lincoln Ehrlenbach, JoAnn Brown, Rhonda Parker, Jodie Cushing, Gene Pellerano, Rebecca Greenlaw, Jack Frost, Fred Beyer, Dave Wells and Clyde Cushing.
Guest Speaker: District Governor Denis Bouin is a member of the Rotary Club of Sept-Îles and was President in 2002-2003. He has been the secretary since then, as well as the operation of the advisory committee for a few years. In 2012, he went on a humanitarian mission with a group of Rotarians in Guatemala, as a volunteer at "Safe Passage" and to visit completed District projects.
Denis invites everyone to the 2023 District Conference from June 22nd to June 25th, 2023. You will be able to register online at soon!
Denis shared with us the District Citation, his goals and introduced the District Project.
Rotary Business:
Up Town Market: $600.00 was raised from the Up Town Market fundraiser. Thank you to all who donated and worked at the yard sale.
Paul Harris Recognition: Benedetta Pellerano was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow. Congratulations!
July 26th Club Meeting: We will be wrapping silverware for the Pancake Breakfast. Please come and help out!
2022-2023 Membership Passports: JoAnn Brown shared this year’s Membership Passports. This will be emailed out to the membership as well.
Pay your dues: You can send in a check or pay online using PayPal at:
Ellsworth Rotary Blueberry Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, August 6th under the Tent at the Ellsworth YMCA parking lot. All Rotarians are needed to help! Please save the date and bring your family and friends to volunteers as well. Lincoln will be sending an email of what each member can sign up for on the day of the event. Dave will be passing out a sign-up sheet for those who can bring propane tanks for the grills. We will need 12. We are working on getting donations and items for the breakfast. Cost of tickets are $9.00 for Adults and Under 10 years is $5.00.
Major Sponsors for the Pancake Breakfast/Events: Instead of having major sponsors for club events, our Partner Program was created. If you or a business would like to be part of the Partner Program, please contact Debbie or Ashley. Partner Letters will be mailed out next week to businesses.
Help with Door Prizes: We are getting low on door prizes for the weekly meetings. Please bring in a few items in.
Make-Ups and Community Service Hours: Please let Jodie Cushing and Marian Wells know if you do any community service or makeups throughout the week.
Blood Drive: The Blood Drive is the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Max Dietshe thanks everyone for their continued help. Please sign up for April and May!
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry: The pantry is looking for volunteers to help out at the Pantry. Please call them to sign up to help.
Respectfully submitted by Rotarian Ashley Johnson