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Club News
Meeting Notes per Harrison Freer
 
Program for Feb. 20th - Jim Lafarr provide an update on his plans as Sheriff of Warren County.
 
Annoucments:  
 
Harrison Freer is looking for nominations for the awards this year.  These include, Charter Day, Citizen of the Year, and Rotarian of the Year.  Please contact Harrison for your sugestions. I will send out a listing of the previous award winners in a separate email.  
 
Barbara Sweet indicated the Memory Care Project is continuing to work on ways to help those who suffer from memory issues.  Meeting are being held at 7:30 AM at the hospital. 
 
 Anybody who wants to go the RYLA 2020 Banquet on Mar 7 should contact John Fitzgerald.
 
Janice Holding gave an update on the effort with the Interact Club.
 
Art Norton is in the hospital fighting an infection.  He is in room 315.  
 
Program this Week:  Christian Weber - Co-Founder of Common Roots Brewery.
 
Upcoming Events:   International nights (March 13th at Jackson Heights, April 24th at Kessington, and May 8th at Big Cross),5K Race on April 25th at ACC, Fishiing Derby on May 2nd at Crandall Park.  Distribution of Cloth Grocery Bags - Date to TBD.  
Meeting Notes per Jim Amell
 
Program for Feb. 13th - The Queensbury Jazz band performed for us and was delightful to listen to. Pictures and video of this can be found on our Facebook page.  
 
Annoucments:  
 
Harrison Freer is looking for nominations for the awards this year.  These include, Citizen of the Year and Rotarian of the Year.  Please contact Harrison for your sugestions. 
 
Barbara Sweet indicated the Memory Care Project is continuing to work on ways to help those who suffer from memory issues.  
 
Patti Pepe informed us about the Big Brothers/Sisters bowling fund raiser coming up.  
 
Janice Holding gave an update on the effort with the Interact Club.
 
New Members:  Tim Robinson and Matt Baitinger were inducted this past week as new members.  Congratulations to the both of them!
 
Program this Week:  Jim Lafarr, Warren County Sheriff will give us an update on what is happening the sheriffs department and what his plans for the future.
 
Upcoming Events:   5K Race on April 25th at ACC, Fishiing Derby on May 2nd at Crandall Park.  Distribution of Cloth Grocery Bags - Date to TBD.  
 Program for Jan. 16th - We had a well-attended and informative weekly luncheon last week. Our speaker was our own Tom Lyons who gave us a thorough review and understanding of how social media works and why it has become such a powerful outreach medium for businesses and organizations like our own club. He shared some fascinating statistics on the growth of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and a few others. Tom could easily have spent an hour on the topic but unfortunately, we were limited on time. Perhaps he can come back to present Part 2 at a future luncheon! Tom encouraged all of us in the club to engage social media more to stay connected.
 
January 26, 2020 - Jim Goodspeed thanked everyone for volunteering to help with the packing party for 5K/Shamrock Shuffle scheduled for Sunday, January 26th. We have filled the volunteer slots, but all are welcome! More hands will make for faster work! Jim also updated us on the Christ Church supper for the homeless in Glens Falls scheduled for Saturday, January 25th. We could use a few more hands to help serve if you have the time.
 
Alzheimers Effort - Barb Sweet updated us on the Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting at Glens Falls Hospital. Our club is taking an active role in supporting this effort in our community. She encouraged everyone in the club who may have interest to attend the meeting on January 25th at the Pruyn Pavilion, 3rd Floor, in Glens Falls Hospital.
 
This Weeks Program - Jeanne Williams from the Feeder Canal Alliance will give us an update about the initiatives for our waterways. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Program for Jan. 23th -  Jeannie Williams talked about history of Feeder Canal and its significance to the area’s economy after it was placed in service. She also talked about trying to link with regional, even state wide trail systems, and finally the acquisition of, and current and planned future use of the coal silos.
 
Volunteers Events for January 25 & 26, 2020 - Kudos to all the volunteers:
(Brian, Stephanie, and  Molly Corcoran, Jim Amell, Dave Lebel, Barbara and Bob Rosoff, Jim and Melissa Goodspeed 
Fred and Maryellen Field, Harrison Field, Beth Gillingham and Scott Gushlaw, Paulette Kershko, Charla Jennings, Jackie Touba,
Kerri and Gene Lewis, Jim Goodspeed)
who helped with both the serving of the poor at the Saturday supper held and the Christ Church United Methodist and the Sunday bulk mailing for the Shamrock Shuffle and our upcoming 5K.  
 
This Weeks Program - Ellie von Wellsheim will tell us about the MoonCatcher program that is part of our district effort to help young women in other countries adjust to adulthood. 
 
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 Program for Jan. 9th - This weeks program was a presentation by Lee and Linda Pollock about their recent trip to Nepal.  Thank you for sharing this experience.    
 
District Training Meeting - Tuesday, Jan. 14th - There will be a district membership training meeting from 6:30 - 8:00 at the Salvation Army on Broad Street.  Membership Committee members and anyone interested are welcome to attend. 
 
Ernest Peltz father of Charles Peltz passed away a week ago. Ernest was an honoary member of our club.  
 
January 26, 2020 - Rotary volunteers will be needed to help prepare for our annual 5K race.  This will involve also helping the Shamrock Shuffle race as well.  This will take place at the Glens Falls Association for the Blind on Ridge Street.  A volunteer signup list will be available in early January. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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