Our guest speaker was Tom Judge, Executive Director of LifeFlight of Maine.
Opening Ceremonies: President Gene Pellerano called the meeting to order.

Invocation was read by Dave Wells and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Sergeant at Arms: Tony and Julie Bouchard
Guests:  John Shoppe and Eli Robinson
Club Anniversaries: Carl Lusby 13 Years on April 21st and Jackie Sinclair 3 Years on April 23rd.
Birthdays: Julie Clark on April 19th and Paul Harris 154 Years old on April 19th. Marian gave a brief History of Paul Harris.
Door Prizes: The lucky winners were Ashley Johnson, Tom Judge and Cindy Shoppe  
50/50: $8 to Rebecca Greenlaw
4th Quarter Happy Dollars: This quarter all happy dollars will go towards Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry.
The following Rotarians gave Happy Dollars: Rebecca Greenlaw, Tom Judge, Mary Thomas, Debbie Ehrlenbach, Dave Wells, Cindy Shoppe, Julie Bouchard, Carl Lusby and Gene Pellerano.
Those who are on Zoom and give Happy Dollars, please send in your donation by mail to the Club at: Rotary Club of Ellsworth, PO Box 741, Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Rotary Business:
EHS Honor’s Banque Recap: The evening went well and a photo was in last week's Ellsworth American. Debbie Ehrlenbach received a thank you email that evening from student Elena Springer thanking our club for a wonderful evening.
KidsPeace Thank You Card: Clients and staff enjoyed tickets donated from the club to the Portland Sea Dog Baseball game and had a great time!
April 26th Meeting will be at HCTC: Everyone can arrive at 5:30pm This is our HCTC Honor’s Night to recognize students from Automotive, Culinary and Hospitality, Travel and Tourism.   Zoom will not be provided.
The Culinary Program will be preparing a delicious meal for us! The menu will be fresh green salad with balsamic vinaigrette dressing, roll and butter, Petite filet mignon with Au Jus, Grilled Chicken Breast Florentine, Stuffed Shells, twice baked potatoes, glazed carrots and strawberry shortcake for dessert!
Greeters: Please sign up to be a greeter at our weekly meetings.
Foundation Update: As of this week, we have raised over 9,000 towards the Annual Fund and $1,900 for Polio Plus. Thank you for your continued support!
Rotarians Respond to Ukrainian Crisis:  11 members have donated to the Ukraine! Donate to Rotary's Disaster Response Fund to support refugees and victims of the Ukraine crisis here: https://lnkd.in/eQTexMPG.
Upcoming Service Projects:
Green Ellsworth: Saturday, April 23rd – Planting 60 Trees at 1:00pm. Meet at Jordan Homestead on the Bayside Road. Sign up with Jodie Cushing.
Green Ellsworth: Friday, April 29th – Planting trees with 2nd Graders. Time to be determined. Sign up with Jodie Cushing.
Card Brook Clean-up: April 23rd (rain date 4/30) 930-1200pm
To register contact Kerri Taylor 669-6615 or email taylor@ellsworthmaine.gov. Meet at On the right side of Hannaford wear boots comfy clothes.
Boggy Brooke 5k for HCTC: May 15th @9am details on the link
Bike Rodeo: May 21st at the Ellsworth Elementary Middle School. More info to come.
Frenchman Bay Trail Clean-up:  Proposed for June 3rd. More info to come.
Bar Harbor Rotary Club:  The club has asked for help for their annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast starting at 530am to 10:30 am. They can also use help for their lunch immediately following.
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.
Reminder to pay your dues: You can send in a check or pay online using PayPal at: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=ASTE82C8NAFK8
Guest Speaker: Our guest speaker was Tom Judge, Executive Director of LifeFlight of Maine.  LifeFlight of Maine is the state’s only emergency air ambulance service. LifeFlight’s three helicopters, an airplane, and specialty ground vehicles are equipped as fully functioning mobile intensive care units, bringing advanced skills, medical technology, pharmacy, blood, and more—directly to a patient’s side.
Over the past 23 years, LifeFlight has safely cared for 33,000 patients of all ages—from premature infants and critically injured children, to adults and seniors who need specialty care. The calls for help come from all points in Maine—from the mountains to the lakes and coastal islands, from highways, trails, main streets, and, importantly, from hospital to hospital.
Respectfully submitted by Rotarian Ashley Johnson