Service Above Self
Rotary Club of Brick Township

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Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Editor:   Mark Colasurdo
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Future Speakers
Apr 24 2014
Brick Township High School Interact Student
May 1 2014
Gene Donatello
"Then and Now in Brick Township"
May 22 2014
Charles Fleisher
"Living with a Spinal Cord Injury"
May 29 2014
On-Site Visit: Ocean Medical Center Emergency Room
"Lunch served at Hospital"

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Thursday  April 17, 2014

      HAPPY/SAD DOLLARS:


Jack…Happy to be here and happy my wife Nancy Veimeyer is here with me today, went to Camden Aquarium and needed to mortgage the house in order to pay for everything…its  so expensive !

Kurt….late dollar, everyone have a Happy Easter, and a dollar that Nancy will keep Jack in line today.

George….late dollar, happy that after attending the RLI training a few weeks ago  found out how much our club has it together.

Sheila…Sad about the passing of Greg Wallace

Jody….a buck for the word synergy ( as Mark started meeting off with this word) a chuckle from all,  a Happy Easter to all, that his father in law is home and holding his own , and his son Nick found a chance to text “Hi “ to him and Loretta and that Nick is also getting back some sensation in his hand.

Phil…happy to be using their wedding gift this weekend to Lambertsville

Phyllis…Happy Easter to all, excited about her honeymoon weekend with Phil and she took her grandchildren to the boardwalk this past weekend and granddaughter wanted to go into Fun House but once in there her grandson didn’t like it  so she left and got a credit and gave to someone entering the Fun House and she felt good about doing something nice for someone else

Diane….Happy Easter to all, and it was her daughters  birthday April 9th and its her birthday this coming Tuesday. Everyone sang  Happy Birthday to Diane

Elizabeth…happy her daughter is doing well, Dog Fest committee has started their work and went to Atlantic City on Monday and WON !!

Walt D….happy to see that Jack is well enough to walk around and collect the happy and sad dollars

Mike Sr….that Ann is doing better and is speaking well after operation

Ginger….happy for son Matt that he had a good time at the BlueClaws opener with the tickets we received from our speaker from a few weeks ago..they were great seats.  Sad for Matt that his opening game for challenger baseball was rained out on Tuesday.

Mike Jr….no pin,  dollar for telling Jack that Jack forgot to ask Kurt for his late dollar, happy that he went to Washington with the 3 ladies in his life to the Cherry Blossom Fest and said it was absolutely beautiful

Mark…sad about death of Greg Wallace and sends the clubs condolence to Pat from the morning club, his vacation messed up because the family couldn’t get a flight to see in-laws so has been doing fun things here in Jersey,  sad that Jody has been going from $20 to $10 to $5 in the happy/sad bucket, Happy Easter to all,  happy his mom  is recovering from her surgery and  COMPLIMENTS to our club for having all reports in on time to the district with special kudos to Joyce

We received a thank you from Jennifer and her husband for our gift to her new son Logan

REMINDERS:  Save the Date for  Vest Fund Dance  July 25th and Dog Fest  September  21st



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Guiding Principles
by Silvestri, Dina



The Object of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

  • FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  • THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;
  • FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.


Avenues of Service

Based on the Object of Rotary, the Avenues of Service are Rotary's philosophical cornerstone and the foundation on which club activity is based:

  • Club Service focuses on strengthening fellowship and ensuring the effective functioning of the club.
  • Vocational Service encourages Rotarians to serve others through their vocations and to practice high ethical standards.
  • Community Service covers the projects and activities the club undertakes to improve life in its community.
  • International Service encompasses actions taken to expand Rotary's humanitarian reach around the globe and to promote world understanding and peace.
  • New Generations Service recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, service projects, and exchange programs.

The Four-Way Test

The test, which has been translated into more than 100 languages, asks the following questions:

Of the things we think, say or do

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Mission

The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.