Opening Ceremonies: President Jo Cooper called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Scott Kimball
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Visiting Rotarians: None, but we did welcome back Bill Casale
Guests:  Eli Robinson, Cathy Hartigan, Ruth Moore
Birthdays:    Laura Pellerano 7/3, Fred Beyer 7/7, and Iris Simon 7/8  
Wedding Anniversaries:  Linda Fuller, 21 years, 7/3
Door Prizes:
Patriots Banner, Fly Swatter and Chocolate-Eli Robinson and Jody Cushing
Bottle of Chardonnay-Jack Frost
Bottle of Rose-Cindy Shoppe
Bouquet of Cloth Flowers-Fred Beyer
Haven’s Candy-Cathy Hartigan
Starbucks Mug-Laurie Fogelman
50/50: $15 to Scott Kimball who was very happy and donated it all to Happy Dollars
Happy Dollars Highlights:  Donations this quarter going to Polio Plus!
Carl Lusby-for the cause
Jack Frost-Going to DC to see his daughter
Dave Wheaton-Adventures in Healthcare is over, on to planning it for 2020
Dom Efter-Hospice of Hancock County Regatta.
Iris Simon-Re-opening of the Tidal Falls area, Frenchman’s Bay Conservatory
Bill Casale-Happy to be back and a lesson from Socrates about the 4 Way Test
Tracey Schafer-President Jo’s first meeting
Deb and Lincoln Ehrlenbach-for the cause
Charlene Churchill-Happy to attend a meeting without any paperwork to complete!
Rotary Business:
  • Community Service Project-July 20th, Paint the Ellsworth Free Medical Clinic
  • Call for Rotarians to help the Bar Harbor Club work on both the July 4th Pancake Breakfast and/or the Lobster Dinner.
  • District Governor will be visiting next week.  She will attend the Board Meeting that will go on as regularly scheduled.  Board members should bring a paragraph outlining their goals for the next year.  Also, a Paul Harris Fellow award will be granted at the meeting and all current Paul Harris Fellows are requested to wear their medallions and pins to the meeting.
District Governor’s 2019 Wheelchair Project, Dominican Republic. Lincoln Ehrlenbach and David Wells.
  • 420 Wheelchairs were delivered over two trips to the Dominican Republic
    • All clubs in the district contributed to this project
    • Phase One occurred during the time period of 4/17-4/21, 2019
      • 140 wheelchairs were delivered on this trip
      • All wheelchairs needed onsite assembly
      • Some home deliveries occurred
      • Rotarians accompanied by six students from Husson University
    • Phase Two occurred during the time period of 6/18-6/24, 2019
      • 280 wheelchairs were delivered on this trip
        • 89 wheelchairs were delivered in Santa Domingo
        • The largest single day distribution since we have done wheelchair projects
        • Described as a “sea of wheelchairs”
    • Six banners from clubs that were visited were displayed
  • “It is amazing to see the faces of the individuals when the light bulb goes off and the recipient realizes that they can move themselves.”  Marian Wells.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:56 pm when President Jo Cooper rang the bell.
Respectfully submitted by David Wheaton