Rockland Kiwanis Club Meeting Minutes for May 5, 2014

President Katie Tarbox called the meeting to order, and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Batty, Jr. offered our invocation. Guests included Carol Brown (who has a membership application in), Cheryl Feldpaush, and Triss Colburn.

Committee Reports
Posters and post cards are available for the Erin Donovan show. The show will run 1.5 hours. We need to generate interest in the event. The annual meeting will be May 12th. The committee assignments were passed around. Feel free to sign up for a new committee. The ELIMINATE! basket went around. The Cupcake Challenge is on 05/18. There is only one competitor slot left open. Please sell tickets to the event. A sign-up sheet for the food wagon event on 05/09 (Special Olympics meet) went around. There are two open slots. Meals on Wheels: There was no one for tomorrow, so Jackie Harjula and Doc Lombardi said they would do it. On 5/13, Celia Knight and Chris Oliver will do it. The Methodist Conference Home asked us to "vote" for them in a contest to support Meals on Wheels. The Key Club returned our bell and sent a card apologizing for stealing it. The Grand Raffle committee will meet at Kinney Rentals tonight at 5pm.

Recognition of Members
Gary Monroe celebrates six years with the club; Brad Galley celebrates one.
Secret Greeter: Sandy Millar caught Mark Curtis and Doc Lombardi.
Badges: Jim Heavey was without his.
50/50: Cliff Blastow. Jim Heavey won the 2nd place drawing. Shannon Kinney won the attendance challenge.

Shannon Kinney was happy to give the commencement address at U. Rock. Gordon Page was happy for the slate of officers, happy for the table wearing all the purple clothing, happy for the Erin Donovan materials, happy for the Cupcake Challenge, and happy for Dancing with the Local Stars. Sandy Millar was happy for the balloon makers, and sad to be going back to the Cape. Broo Temple was happy for the MOW people, and happy for the new membership application. Mark Curtis was happy his daughter was graduating. Jackie Harjula was happy for a Finn sing, happy for her steel drum band gig, happy for the new member application, and happy the treasurer has no moustache. Tom Luttrell was happy for a trip to FL, and sad to miss the speaker. Jane Dagley was happy to be working in Rockland, happy Gordon Page recruited her to serve on the board, and happy for a trip to Italy. Sumner Kinney was happy for Shannon Kinney, happy for a trip to Mexico, and happy Everett Spear III covered in his absence. Ray Comeau was happy for the officers and happy for our speaker. Cliff Blastow was happy for Sumner Kinney, happy to win the 50/50, happy for the new member application, happy to be at the farmers' market in Thomaston, and happy to be happy. Greg Hamlin was happy for Katie Tarbox. Katie Tarbox was happy for the kids' fair, happy for the slate of officers, happy her husband didn't hurt himself, sad there's a fox on her property, and sad she caught two cats and a dog trying to catch the fox--but still didn't catch the fox! She was also happy for our speaker.

Speaker: Cheryl Feldpaush works for RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer project. The group is nationwide, and anyone over 55 may join.

From your Spiritual Aims committee: "A volunteer is a person who believes one person can make a difference, and is willing to prove it."
~ Cheryl Feldpaush

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.

Our website can be found at .

Our club officers are: President Katie Tarbox ; President Elect Jim Heavey; Vice President, Bill Batty, Jr.; 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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