Opening Ceremonies: President Tracy Shaffer called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Larry Fernald and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Marian Wells
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Guests: Adam Brackett, Janice O’Brien and Gracie Cushing
Birthdays: Gene Pellerano January 9th
Club Anniversaries: Ray Williams 41 Years
Wedding Anniversaries: Marian and Dave Wells 38 Years
Door Prizes: Bottles of Wine to Micki Sumpter, Dom Efter, Linda Fuller. First Aid Kit to Jackie Clough
50/50: $17.00 to Pam Cushing
Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards the Surry School Backpack Program. Pam Cushing,  Iris Simon, Clyde Cushing, Laurie Fogleman,  Janice O’Brien, Gene Pellerano, Peter Farragher, Fred Beyer, Jo Cooper, Jackie Clough, Heidi Omlor, Marian Wells, Dave Wells, Tracy Shaffer, Rod Fox, Dan Hurley, Charlene Churchill and Larry Fernald all gave happy dollars this week.
Rotary Business:  
  • Membership Induction - Our club inducted our newest member this week, please welcome Carolyn Stwertka!
  • Paul Harris Fellow - Marian Wells received her Paul Harris Fellow +3 Pin. Congrats Marian!
  • Foundation – Arlyn Whitelaw did the foundation quarterly drawing. Bill Casale will receive a gift card!
  • 2019 Auction - This year’s Auction Partner is Friends in Action. Auction Chair  is Jo Cooper. She will start organizing the upcoming committee meetings. An email will go out to schedule the 1st meeting.
  • District Update – Dave Wells reminded club members of the upcoming Wheelchair Project in April to the Dominican Republic. PDG Lincoln Ehrlenbach sent an email out to all members last week. Please review and let us know if you are interested in traveling with us.
Program/Speaker: This week’s guest speakers were Adam Brackett of the Ellsworth Fire Department and Janice O’Brien of Friends in Action. They spoke about a Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults called “Remembering When”
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson