Opening Ceremonies: President Tracy Shaffer called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Allegra Pellerano
Sargent at Arms: Tony and Julie Bouchard
Visiting Rotarians: Betty and Dave Parsons. Carrie Jones, Shaun Farrar and Derek Jones.
Guests: Jodie Cushing
Birthdays: Ray Williams
Door Prizes: Bottle of Wine to Marshall Smith, Raspberries and chocolates to Betty Parsons, Riverside Café Gift Certificate to Larry Fernald, China Hill Gift Certificate to Laura Pellerano
50/50: $17.00 to Jodie Cushing
Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards SkillsUSA.  The following individuals gave happy dollars: Jodie Cushing, Jo Cooper, Iris Simon, Andrea Mason, Alicia Johnson, Linda Fuller, Teri Stephens, Bill Casale, Dom Efter, Laurie Fogelman, Dan Hurley, Carrie Jones, Scott Kimball, Carl Lusby, Larry Johnston, Fred Beyer, Irv Hodgkin, Allegra Pellerano and Laura Pellerano.
Rotary Business:  
  1. Pancake Breakfast Update: Please sell your tickets! The Assignment has been emailed out. Posters were handed out.
  2. Scott Kimball was recognized for receiving his Paul Harris +1 Pin! Congrats Scott!
  3. Ashley Johnson passed around the Weekly Newsletter Sign-up Sheet.
  4. Gene Pellerano passed around the International Service Committee Surveyed to be filled out. This will be emailed out as well. Please return to Gene.
Program/Speaker: Our speaker was Carrie Jones. She is the The New York Times bestseller author of the Need series, Time Stoppers series, Flying series, Girl, Hero, Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend, and Love (and other uses for duct tape). She is also the coauthor, with Steve Wedel, of After Obsession and Summer Howl. She also writes picture books about unconventional spies. Her books have been published all around the world, been bestsellers in France (thank you, France), and have received numerous awards.
Carrie is active in Rotary International as the Public Image Coordinator for much of Canada and a lot of the United States and is the current President of the Bar Harbor Club.
Carrie spoke about how Rotary and Writing have a lot in common and shared her experiences over the years.
Respectfully submitted by: Ashley Johnson