Opening Ceremonies: President Tracy Shaffer called the meeting to order. Invocation by Iris Simon and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.

Greeter: Carl Lusby, Tony & Julie Bouchard, Tracy Shaffer all helped

Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard

Guests: Marion Wells and Dom Efter brought Rachel Bosquet from Kids Peace; Tricia Quirk was joined by Richard Butterfield

Birthdays: Nancy Mayo Sept 26, Tricia Quirk Sept 29

Rotary Minute: Allegra Pellerano received the service pin for joining the Publicity Committee

Vocational Minute: Fred Beyers explained about the Vocational Minute and sent around a sign-up sheet

Door Prizes: Guest speaker Aaron Dority, Nancy Mayo, Clyde Cushing, Ashley Johnson and Julie Bouchard won door prizes which included wine, daffodil bulbs and more.

50/50: Scott Kimball won the drawing for 50/50 and donated it to the cause.

Happy Dollars Highlights: All happy dollars this quarter will go towards SkillsUSA. Bill Casale told a joke, many were happy for Tricia Quirk rejoining the club

Rotary Business:
  1. Charlene Churchill introduced Tricia Quirk and led the new member induction ceremony.
  2. Ashley Johnson passed around the sign up sheet to help with the weekly newsletter
  3. Arlyn Whitelaw spoke about Every Rotarian Every Year and giving to the Foundation.
  4. Dave Wells reported on a successful Autumn Gold Blueberry Pancake Breakfast.
  5. Clyde Cushing sent sign up sheets around for the Friends in Action auction for Saturday, September 29th and the Red Cross Blood Drive for Tuesday, October 23rd.

Program/Guest Speaker: Aaron Dority, Executive Director of Frenchman's Bay Conservancy, spoke about their programs and new projects.

Respectfully submitted by Jo Cooper