Opening Ceremonies: President Tracy Shaffer called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Ray Williams and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Jodi Cushing
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Visiting Rotarians: Aurora Hilton – from Bar Harbor/MDI Club
Guests: Don Cooper, Eric Cooper, Rachel Bousquet, Perry Hewitt
Birthdays: Dom Efter – October 13th
Wedding Anniversaries:   Jack & Brenda Frost – October 10th
Vocational Minute: Bill Casale – Doing something for yourself after you retired
Door Prizes :  Laurie Fogelman, Tricia Quirk, Scott Kimball, Charlene Churchhill, and Marshall Smith
50/50: $17.00 – Charlene Churchill
Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards the Ellsworth Free Medical Clinic.
Charlene Churchill, Jo Cooper, Iris Simon, Scott Kimble, Laurie Fogelman Carl Lusby, Bill Casale, Fred Beyer, Dan Hurley and Marshall Smith
Rotary Business:  
  • Resolution to Amend Bylaws - #18-01 – To allow the Corporate Membership Option – The Motion was passed with no exceptions
  • Marion Wells reminded membership to provide the names of those potential members who will attend membership night, contact her by October 16th
  • David Wells announced that November is Men’s Health Awareness Month with an event on October 30th with a 50/50 raffle to support the Group
  • Clyde Cushing passed sign-up sheet for the Rotary Blood Drive – October 23 and the Purple Pinkie Project at Pat’s Pizza – October 27th
  • Carl Lusby – A Reminder of the Leadership Institute on Lewiston Maine on November 17th from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. Sign up online at
Program/Speaker: Eric Cooper – Through a terrific slide presentation Eric demonstrated his experiences at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards.
There were 25-30 attendees, ½ from US and ½ from Quebec.  Team building included Trust Fall, Rope Course, Giant Ladders and his famous water rafting.
Provided him with the skills to lead in different environments knowing he had the inner skills to rely on. 
Al Feather had such an impact on the world.  Nigeria Community with their sewing machines and the reality that we are this close to the end of Polio.
He stated that  the Personality Test using a compass to show how N/S/E/W designated the types of personality required to create balance and keep us on the right course.
No matter where he goes one of his goals is to be a part of Rotary.
Respectfully submitted by Tricia Quirk