Rockland Kiwanis Club Meeting Minutes for February 10, 2014

President Katie Tarbox called the meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Jim Heavey offered our invocation. Other than speaker Kathleen Meil, there were no guests.

Committee Reports
The ELIMINATE jar was passed. The Scholarship committee will meet on Thursday the 13th at Rockland Savings. Meals on Wheels: Doc Lombardi and a friend will deliver tomorrow. Broo Temple is filling up dates for March. The Aktion Club will meet this Wednesday at 6pm to make Valentines. The Cupcake Challenge committee met, and decided the event will be held May 18th from 2-4pm at Trackside. More volunteers are welcome on the committee. Ways and Means put out preliminary notice of a planned evening of comedy with Erin Donovan on May 17th. The Special Olympics auction is coming up soon. The committee chair wasn't at the meeting, but it was thought the date will be April 14th at Trackside.

Recognition of Members
Katie Tarbox received donations for Jim Huff (whose home recently burned). Brad Galley paid $1 for a press photo. We received a thank you letters from the Humane Society and Literacy Volunteers. Birthdays: Sandy Millar and Jane Dagley. (The birthday box is in need of replenishment.) Jackie Harjula celebrates her 8th anniversary with the club. Secret Greeter: EJ Sullivan picked out Bobbie Wentworth and Jim Heavey. Badges: All ok. 50/50: Katie Tarbox won the drawing, and Dan Saucier won second place. There were no cards this week (as was the case last week), so Dan Saucier will draw, then Katie Tarbox, then next week's winner.

Broo Temple was happy for the toboggan races. Sandy Millar was happy for his son visiting, happy for his birthday, and happy for Lynn Archer being on 207. Jane Dagley was happy Sandy Millar gave her a NY Yankees Pez dispenser for her birthday, happy for her twin's birthday, sad she won't be able to make the Cupcake Challenge, happy to be in a bowl-a-thon, happy for the toboggan race, and happy she got carded. Jackie Harjula was happy for her grandson's birthday, happy for Katie Tarbox, and happy for Cliff Blastow and Ray Comeau volunteering to make Valentines. Gordon Page was happy for our speaker, and sad for Jim Huff. Jim Heavey was sad for Jim Huff, happy for skiing, and happy his daughter winning a match award. Cliff Blastow was happy to win a fight with an IRS agent. Marcia Wass was happy for the new horse business located near her home. Lynn Archer was happy for a trip to Barbados, and happy to have a new chef lined up for next season. Katie Tarbox was happy to be on Jane Dagley's valentines' list, happy for Lynn Archer on 207, happy for the Olympics, happy husband Brian was recovering from Bell's palsy, happy for her distinguished member pin, sad for Jim Huff, sad for a cat with a sore ear, and happy for our speaker.

Kathleen Meil is with Evergreen Home Performance. Evergreen offers energy efficiency audits & contracting throughout Coastal Maine. They work with homeowners on heat, air, and moisture problems. Last year they worked on 270 homes.

From your Spiritual Aims committee:
“A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.”

Bill Batty
Bulletin Editor

Come join us any Monday at noon at Archers on the Pier.  We'd love to see you.  Come share in the fun and laughter.

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Our club officers are: President Katie Tarbox ; President Elect Jim Heavey; Vice President, Open; Secretary Greg Hamlin; Treasurer Sumner Kinney; Immediate Past President Amy Shepard Pease

Our club directors are: Bill Batty, Jr., Shannon Kinney, Broo Temple, Carol Kelley, Marianne Masters, and Bobbie Wentworth

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