On a stormy February 2nd virtual meeting we welcomed students and family from HCTC in the Media, Biomedical Sciences, Hospitality and Law Enforcement programs. #ellsworthrotary #wearerotary #peopleofaction
On Tuesday, February 2nd 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 Laura Pellerano.
The Pledge Allegiance was led by Laura Pellerano and Tony and Julie Bouchard took attendance.
Guests: HCTC Instructors, Students with their families
Visiting Rotarians: Dave and Betty Parsons
Birthdays: Bill Casale on February 6th. Happy Birthday!
Club Anniversaries: Tracy Shaffer 6 Years on February 6th. Mark Remick 18 Years on February 4th.  Happy Anniversary!
3rd Quarter Happy Dollars: Happy Dollars will go towards the THAW Fund. The Heating And Warmth Fund helps people stay warm and stay safe.  THAW is a community fund created in 2006 to help people afford heat through Downeast Community Partners.
The Heating and Warmth (THAW) fund provides emergency heating assistance to people in Hancock and Washington counties. THAW funds step in when all other aid has been exhausted.
The following Rotarians gave Happy Dollars: Marian Wells, Tracy Shaffer, Debbie and Lincoln Ehrlenbach, Carl Lusby and Laura Pellerano.  
Don’t forget about Polio Plus and EREY! Please consider making a donation.
Happy Dollars and Polio Donations: Treasurer Debbie Ehrlenbach would like all Happy Dollars and Polio Plus donations to be mailed in a.s.a.p. to Rotary Club of Ellsworth, PO Box 741, Ellswoth, ME 04605.
Rotary Business:
  1. Invocation Sign-Ups: Please contact Rob Hemenway to help with the invocations.
  2. Rotary Blood Drive: The next blood drives are Tuesday, February 9th and 23rd. Max Dietshe will send an email to sign-up. Please help if you can.

    3. Thank You Cards: Our club received Thank You Cards from the following businesses: Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital for the Movember donations, KidsPeace for the Christmas gifts donations, Friends in Action for community giving, Special Children's Friends from the Gifting Experience donations. 
HCTC Honors Night - Debbie Ehrlenbach hosted tonight’s 2nd HCTC Honors Night for this year.
The following students were recognized:
Multimedia Design:
Instructor Jamie Anderson introduced Madelin Henry, Junior of Ellsworth High School
Biomed Sciences: 
Instructor Hope High introduced Kerrigan Andrews, Senior of Ellsworth High School.
Hospitality and Tourism:
Instructor, Tara Mason introduced Nathan Smith, Senior of Ellsworth High School.
Law Enforcement:
Instructor Scott Baillargeon introduced Chase Johnson, Senior of Ellsworth High School
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson