Opening Ceremonies: President Elect Jo Cooper called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Laurie Fogelman
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Visiting Rotarians: Keith and Bud Oehlert of Oklahoma City. Jo presented a banner and Keith gave us a district pin.
Guests: Tricia Quirk
Birthdays: Rick Afton Sept 15,  Bud Oehlert, Sept 12
Anniversity: Larry Fernald to Bonnie, Sept 19 
Door Prizes:  Winners were Ray Williams, Scott Kimball, Keith Oehlert and Gene Pellerano
50/50: Marshall Smith $15, donated money back to happy dollars.
Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards SkillsUSA.  Many people were happy:  Marshal Smith, Terri Stephens, Bill Casale (joke), Irv Hodgkin, Dave Wells, JoAnn Brown, Carl Lusby, Clyde Cushing, Scott Kimball, Iris Simon, Andrea Mason, Debbie Ehrlenbach, Ashley Johnson, Charlene Churchill, Laurie Fogelman, Larry Johnston, Jo Cooper and Bud Oehlert.
Rotary Business:
  1. Jane reported Sarah’s House, 22 Rotarians, 2 Visits, very nice visit and good dinner at Lucerne Inn. 
  2. Clyde offered the following reports/requests.  Reports loaves and fishes made more money at this year’s Blue Hill Fair.  Assistance is needed Monday Sept 17 At 6PM Window Pane project at ST Joseph's, Assistance is needed for the Friends in Action Auction and Dinner need Volunteers, Sept 29.  Loaves and Fishes need Volunteers to pick up food, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8AM till done for the pantry, this would be for the rest of September.
  3. Dave Well  needs assistance for the Pancake Breakfast, help still needed for Setup, Friday the 21 at 3PM and for the breakfast  Sat Sep 22 at 6AM, will go over again next Tuesday.
Program/Speaker: John Ronan. John was appointed President of Blue Hill Memorial Hospital (BHMH), Blue Hill, ME in August of 2014 and President of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital (MCMH), Ellsworth, ME in November of 2016.  Men’s health equipment was purchased with Rotary Auction Proceeds.  Expanded services, Walk in Clinic, association with Cancer Care of Maine, Dana Farber, moved Cancer from Blue Hill to Dow Center.  More usage of the whole system resources, also standardize best practices across the Northern Light health care system.  John then fielded several question from the group. 
Closing notes:
  1. Pancake Breakfast posters are available
  2. Don’t forget PolioPlus Cups
Respectfully submitted by: Gene Pellerano