Opening Ceremonies: President Tracy Shaffer called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Fred Beyer
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Guests: HCTC Students and their Families
Birthdays: Carl Lusby 12/5, Laurie Fogelman 12/9
Door Prizes: HCTC Students, Iris Simon, Marc Rich, Dom Efter, Julie Clark, Scott Kimball and HCTC Families were lucky winners this week.
50/50: $21 to HCTC Family Member
Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards the Ellsworth Free Medical Clinic. Terri Stephens, Scott Kimball, Laurie Fogelman, Irv Hodgkin,  HCTC Families, Jo Cooper, Carl Lusby, Dan Hurley, Marc Rich, Fred Beyer, Gene Pellerano, Allegra Pellerano, Ashley Johnson, Debbie Ehrlenbach and Tracy Shaffer all gave happy dollars this week.
Rotary Business:  
1. Marian Hands, Director of Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry received a check in the amount of $1,289.08. The funds were raised from our Rotary Food Drive at Hannaford in November.
2. Reminder to sign up for our Rotary Holiday Party for Tuesday, December 18th at The Grand. $19 per person. Yankee Swap.
3. Dom Efter was awared a Paul Harri Pin +4. Congrats Dom!
4. Ashley Johnson reported the following Foundation BOD Officers starting on January 1st.
  • Foundation Chair: Ashley Johnson
  • Foundation Vice Chair: Carl Lusby
  • Foundation Treasurer: Lincoln Ehrlenbach
  • Foundation BOD Members: Scott Kimball, Jack Frost, Dave Wells and Ray Williams. Ashley thanked Dan Hurley for his many years of service serving on the Foundation BOD as Treasurer.
5. Community Service: Clyde Cushing is still looking for volunteers to sign up during the month of December at the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday mornings.
6. Clyde thanked the Rotarians who helped at the Christmas Parade. Our club escorted Santa and is already signed up to do this again for next year.
7. Gifting Experience: Saturday, December 8th. Meet at the City Hall at 9:30am. We have 18 students this year!
8. Our club will be voting on the Family Membership on Tuesday, December 11th.
Program/Speaker: Vocational Director Debbie Ehrlenbach lead our HCTC Students of the Month Program this week. Congrats to Erin Reed, Health Occupations; Trenton Winslow, Welding; and Glendon Stanley, Jr, Law Enforcement. They are very deserving of this award!
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson