The August 18th virtual meeting with Guest Speaker Robin Clarke from Downeast Family YMCA.
On Tuesday, August 18th at 6 PM, our club had a virtual meeting over the telephone and internet via Zoom.  President Laura Pellerano started the meeting.
Invocation was read by Jackie Sinclair.
The pledge was led by Carl Lusby, Allegra Pellerano took notes and Tony and Julie Bouchard took attendance.
Guests: Robin Clarke
Birthdays: Marshall Smith and Carolyn Stwertka. Happy Birthday!
Wedding Anniversaries: Ashley and Aaron Johnson on August 23rd for 12 Years. Congratulations!
Happy Dollars:  Iris Simon, Dan Frye, Tracy Shaffer, Carl Lusby, JoAnn Brown and Laura Pellerano.
All Happy Dollars goes towards Forgotten Felines this quarter. They rescue and rehome Rehabilitate and provide assistance with spay and neutering stray and feral cats. They are 100% funded by donations and funds raised from yard sales and craft fairs. 
Don’t forget about Polio Plus and EREY! Please consider making a donation.
Rotary Business:
  1. Blood Drive at Elks Lodge: The next Blood Drive is August 25th from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Contact Scott Kimball to volunteer.
  2. Membership Update: JoAnn Brown reported the committee is encouraging members to bring a perspective member to a meeting to be entered into a drawing for a gift card! The Passport Program is up and running again this year. Please fill out the passport by July 31st of 2021 and you will receive a Rotary Vest! 
  3. Community Service Update: Jodie Cushing gave an update on the playground.
Guest Speaker:  This week’s guest speaker was Robin Clarke. Robin is the Fitness Director for the YMCA and is also a Zumba instructor and Personal trainer.
She has certifications in Cancer care recovery, Parkinson’s disease, kettlebells, Group Exercise to name a few. Her passion is helping people get healthier and off medications. She enjoys working with Seniors and also special needs adults and kids.
Robin spoke to club members about exercises for stress relief.
Respectfully submitted by Allegra Pellerano