Opening Ceremonies: President Gene Pellerano called the meeting to order.
Greeter: Lincoln Ehrlenbach
Invocation was read by Rotarian Mary Thomas and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Sergeant at Arms: Tony and Julie Bouchard
Visiting Rotarians: Dave and Betty Parsons of Portland
Guests: Grace Robinson
Birthdays: March 22nd Rebecca Sargent, March 23rd Lincoln Ehrlenbach, March 26th Ken Huitt. Happy Birthday!
Club Anniversaries: Dave Wells on March 23rd, Marian Wells on March 25th. Congratulations!
Door Prizes: The luck winners were Benedetta Pellerano, Laura Pellerano, Pam Cushing and Jodie Cushing.
50/50: $8 to Carl Lusby
3rd Quarter Happy Dollars: This quarter all happy dollars will go towards the Rotary Scholarship Fund for students at Ellsworth High School and Hancock County Technical Center.    
The following Rotarians gave Happy Dollars: Carl Lusby, Jack Frost, Clyde Cushing, Ross Baldree, Bob Thomas, Benedetta Pellerano, Debbie Ehrlenbach, and Rebecca Greenlaw.
Those who are on Zoom and give Happy Dollars, please send in your donation by mail to the Club at: Rotary Club of Ellsworth, PO Box 741, Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Rotary Business:
Thank you Card with Certificate and Banner: The District thanked and recognized our club for being number two in the district in per capita Annual Fund giving to the Rotary Foundation in the District for the year 2020-2021. Thank you all for your continued support!
EHS Honor’s Banquet: The Honor’s Banquet is set for April 12th at China Hill. We will be honoring the top 30 Students from EHS. An email was sent out asking club members to sign up to help host a student. Please contact Debbie Ehrlenbach.
Make-Ups and Community Service Hours: Please let Jodie Cushing and Marian Wells know if you do any community service or makeups throughout the week.
Blood Drive: The Blood Drive is the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Max Dietshe thanks everyone for their continued help. Please sign up for March!
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry: The pantry is looking for volunteers to help out at the Pantry. Please call them to sign up to help.
Rotary Each One Bring One: For each potential member you bring to a Rotary meeting (whether in person or via zoom) or a Rotary community service project in the month of March, you will be entered to win an amazing prize!
Reminder to pay your dues: You can send in a check or pay online using PayPal at:
Guest Speaker: Andy Matthews, Board President of Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry was our guest speaker this week. She gave us an update on the New Building Campaign and are in hopes to move to their new location in the Fall of 2022.
Respectfully submitted by Rotarian Ashley Johnson