Opening Ceremonies: President Gene Pellerano called the meeting to order.

Invocation was read by Mary Thomas and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Sergeant at Arms: Tony Bouchard
Guests:  HCTC Students with their Families and HCTC Staff, Lori Googins
Door Prizes: The lucky winners were Mary Thomas, Lori Googins, Rebecca Greenlaw, Benedetta Pellerano, and HCTC families
50/50: $8 to Hope High
Tonight’s Happy Dollars went towards Skills USA.
The following Rotarians gave Happy Dollars: Hope High, Debbie Ehrlenbach, Ashley Johnson, Clyde Cushing, Jack Frost, Dave Wells, Max Dietshe and Gene Pellerano.
Rotary Business:
Greeters: Please sign up to be a greeter at our weekly meetings. The help is needed.
Upcoming Service Projects:
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.
Indian Point Trail Clean-up:  June 4th at 9:00am
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:
HCTC Recognition Night: Our club honored three outstanding students from Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) in the following programs:
Haris Plasvic, a sophomore from Bucksport High School was introduced by his Automotive Instructor Hunter Havel.
Addison LeClair, a Junior from Mount Desert Island High School was introduced by his Culinary Instructor Bill Baker.
Kjell Vikberg, a Senior from Connections Academy was introduced by is Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Instructor Tara Mason.
Each student received a Certificate, $50 gift card and a Service Above Self Rotary Coin.
Students from the Culinary program made a delicious meal and our guest speaker was Director Amy Boles. It was another great night partnering with HCTC to recognize and encourage excellence in technical education. 
Thank you to our host Debbie Ehrlenbach and the vocational committee for organizing this event!
Respectfully submitted by Rotarian Ashley Johnson