September 25, 2014
CHARITY BASKETS were passed by Danielle Warren.
Bill Palmisciano announced that there are no visiting Rotarians today.
Guests: Danielle Warren (1).
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Rotary Night at Providence Bruins 11/7 at the Dunk. Tickets $15. See Vanessa if interested.
Steve Hinger – Dictionary Project. Will be in Monday. See Steve if interested in distributing to Warwick schools.
Ed McDonough – 11/1 Rotary Institute. Three phase course. $75 cost is picked up by club.
November 13 Foundation Dinner. Have 4 available tickets. See Vanessa or Ed if interested.
Chad Bjorklund – 50/50 Raffle. Scott McLeod had the winning ticket, but did not pick the Queen of Hearts.
Bob Ridgway – Rotary Moment. San Diego Rotary has sent medical teams to the Philippines every year since 2002.
NEW MEMBER INDUCTION: Inducted Christine Foisy. Fund Development is her classification. Her mom was a member of the Warwick Rotary. Linda Rhault is her sponsor. Welcome Christine!
HAPPY BUCKS was hosted by Steve Tilley and collecting was Dan Scanlon, Jr.
Steve Tilley – Only men at table. First time the men could actually talk.
Lara D’Antuono – Steve’s comment didn’t meet the Rotary 4 - way test.
Tom Sanford – Daughter hired Chris’ company to clean out new house. Dan Scanlon’s company did an amazing job on her house too.
Chris Sanford – Last two weeks with navy in Newport. Military from many countries came together.
Carole Ritarossi – Parent’s Weekend for granddaughter at college. Had a great time with family.
Bob Ridgway – Happy to be with the ladies.
Andy Coutu – August was his 30th anniversary in Rotary. Sitting with his sponsor Tom Celona.
Vanessa Zampini – Will be inducting Chris Foisy as a new member. Welcome! Attended a great Rotary Success Day this past weekend.
SPEAKER: Paul Caranci, Author of The Last Execution.
Paul spoke about RI’s last execution – John Gordon – age 29. Appears it was a wrongful execution.