Carroll Harper was our guest speaker this week. He spoke about Original Medicare, Medicare Supplements and Medicare through Private Health Plans.
Opening Ceremonies: President Tracy Shaffer called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Clyde Cushing
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Guests: Gracie Robinson, Jackie Sinclair
Birthdays: Linda Fuller 4/11, Jackie Clough 4/12
Club Anniversaries: Peter Collier 4/4, Jo Cooper 4/8
Rotary Minute: Rachel Bousquet who works at KidsPeace shared with club members Kindness Cards made by clients that were given out to the community.
Door Prizes: Lucky winners were Gene Pellerano, Jo Cooper, Marian Wells, Marshall Smith, Perri Huitt
50/50: Tony Bouchard
Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards the Alan Fitch Scholarship Fund at The Grand for students attending Theatre Camp. Alan was a Past President 2002-2003.
Tony Bouchard, Carl Lusby, Dom Efter, Terri Stephens, Dave Wells, Marian Wells, Gene Pellerano, Charlene Chuchill, Jo Cooper, Jane Langley and Tracy Shaffer all gave happy dollars this week.
Rotary Business:
  1. Jodie Cushing passed around the Well Wisher Sign up.
  2. Marian Wells - Membership Chair presented a Rotary Shirt to Jodie Cushing for completing the Rotary Passport Program!
  3. Jo Cooper – Auction Update – Weekly Cataloging has started – thanks to Alicia and Tracy! Please drop off all your items at the Ellsworth YMCA. Auction Posters are out and tickets are currently at the printer.
  4. Foundation Drawing – Winner Julie Clark $25 Gift Card!
  5. Marc Rich shared the hospital is looking for volunteers to help out at the Chef’s Gala on April 27th. This is a fundraiser to benefit Breast Care and local patients, at the Ellsworth Ramada. The theme of this year’s event is a Spring Block Party! We hope you will be able to join us for a fun-filled night of dancing, exceptional food, and fellowship.
  6. Tracy Shaffer reminded everyone the proposed Bylaw revisions. The club will vote on April 16th.
  7. Fred Beyer reminded everyone of the EHS Honors Banquet on April 9th. Please arrive by 5:00pm.
Program/Speaker:  Carroll Harper was our guest speaker this week. He spoke about Original Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicare through Private Health Plans, the advantages and disadvantages, Medicare Prescription Drug plans and the various Medicare enrollment periods and the related eligibility requirements.
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson