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THE SHADDER
Club Newsletter
High School Students of the Month
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
World Affairs Seminar
Liberty Bank - Old Saybrook Rotary Club Turkey Dinner Drive
Picture Gallery
Pictures, Haddam-Killingworth Presentation Meeting Sept. 30, 2015
Student Exchange
Educational Trip to Honduras
OSHS Students and their trip to Alabama for Habitat for Humanity
The Shadder
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OS Rotary Meeting 12/12/18
High School Students of the Month, Social Studies ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/05/18
Business Meeting and "Locks for Luke" presentation ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/28/18
District Governor Larry Gardner spoke to the club ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/14/18
Students of the Month, Mathematics ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/07/18
Discuss the Avenues of Service ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/31/18
Assistant District Governor Tari Marshall-Day spoke to the club in place of DG Larry Gardner who couldn't make it ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/24/18
Executive Director of the Estuary Council of Senior Citizens, Stan Mingione spoke about future plans and potential needs ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/17/18
John Donnelly brought in a guest Bill Owen who spoke about the school system in Ghana ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/10/18
Students of the Month, English ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/03/18
General club business, followed by preparation of the dictionaries for our Dictionary Project ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 09/26/2018
Team Leadership - School Climate Presentation by Westbrook High School Students ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 09/19/18
TriCircle "Hope and Support Groups" Ana Gopoina and Al D'Arena
OS Rotary Meeting 09/12/18
Meeting was brief due to guest presenter of program unable to attend
OS Rotary Meeting 09/05/18
Our newest member, Gary McCauley was inducted. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 08/29/18
Evening meeting at The Tea Kettle Restaurant in Old Saybrook. Our program was Lynda Hammond who spoke about matching grants for global projects ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 08/22/18
More discussion on meeting times and the survey results, welcome Gary McCauley to membership into the club
OS Rotary Meeting 08/15/18
Jan talked about her club meeting time/venue committee
OS Rotary Meeting 08/08/18
Jan and Charlie N talked about the survey they composed which everyone should take concerning meeting venues.
OS Rotary Meeting 08/01/18
Bill McLaughlin talked about the Avenues of Service and why they are important ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/25/18
Our speaker was 2nd year UCONN Medical School student Matt Sagnelli who spoke about Polio and other infectious diseases ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 7/18/18
ImagineScholar presented by Megan O'Neil ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 7/11/18
We discussed the upcoming Chamber Art Show on the Green and the club's involvement and other business items
OS Rotary Meeting 6/27/18
Golf Tournament business, filled the ditty bags
OS Rotary Meeting 06/20/2018
Plum Island Update Jason Golden Public Affairs Director ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 06/13/2018
Scholarship Winners Breakfast
OS Rotary Meeting 6/6/18
Full house! Students of the Month and D.A.R.E. graduates, parents and officers ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 05/30/18
Business Meeting. Discuss Update of By-Laws. And review Avenues of Service ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 05/23/18
Report of activities of The Old Saybrook Interact Club. Karen Wagner. W I S P ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 05/16/18
The Connecticut Cancer Foundation Terri Eickel ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/9/18
Students of the Month, Business Education ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/2/18
Following a presentation by Interact President Grace Scherber, we had a business meeting. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/25/18
First Selectman Carl Fortuna gave the good, the bad and the ugly for whats going on in Old Saybrook and the State
OS Rotary Meeting 4/17/18
Seana Dyer, Alzheimer's Association and the upcoming annual Walk to End Alzheimer's
OS Rotary Meeting 4/11/18
Students of the Month - April, Fine Arts followed by a business meeting ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/4/18
Students of the Month - March, Technology
OS Rotary Meeting 3/28/18
Mike Paradise was the speaker who gave a presentation on the crime organizations in Mexico and their impact on the USA ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/28/18
Jan Perruccio presented the proposed education budget for 2018-2019
OS Rotary Meeting 2/21/18
Mike Papale of "In a Heart Beat" talked about his organization. Induction to membership of Mike Cianfaglione ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/14/18
Students of the Month - World Language, first meeting after our Wine/Beer Tasting & Silent Auction. Marty gave a report and he and Pat thanked everyone who helped make this the best ever event! ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/07/18
Wine Tasting & Silent Auction prep
OS Rotary Meeting 01/31/18
Business Meeting, discussion of the upcoming Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
OS Rotary Meeting 01/24/18
Carina Using and Sarah Fawcett gave a presentation on college and career readiness - an Old Saybrook High School program ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 01/17/18
Meeting cancelled due to weather
OS Rotary Meeting 01/10/18
High School Students of the Month, Science ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 01/03/18
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 12/20/17
Emily Boushee, Outreach Assistant for Senator Murphy spoke to the club about some of the new initiatives in the legislature ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/13/17
High School Students of the Month - Social Studies ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/6/17
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 11/29/17
Ann Faust from the Coalition on Housing and Lauren Ashe from Hope Partnership talked about the struggles people face concerning housing and the resources available ***PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/15/17
"Operation Wallacea" OSHS Trip to Honduras ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/08/17
Student of The Month-Mathematics and General Business Meeting ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/1/17
Club business discussion followed by presentation by Tari Marshall-Day concerning the RI Foundation (Link included) ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/18/17
Steve Tagliatela, owner of Saybrook Point Inn and General Manager John Lombardo spoke about tourism in our state ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/11/17
Student of the Month - English ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/4/17
Dinner meeting at The Estuary. The program was provided by Steve Cryan who resumed his talk about trains, tugs, ships and life in those venues
OS Rotary Meeting 9/27/17
Mary Maniscalco and Patty Burmahl spoke about the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation ***SEE PICTURES***, ALSO: Steve Pope was inducted into the club
OS Rotary Meeting 09/20/17
Dave Fowler "Bikes For Kids" ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 9/13/17
Susan Beckman, Director of Economic Development for the town of Old Saybrook spoke about future plans particularly Mariners Way ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 9/6/17
Business Meeting, club voted on allocating funds for Houston relief from Hurricane Harvey
OS Rotary Meeting 8/30/17
Clean Water and Sanitation discussion by Richard Lawrence The Rotary Club of Manchester Rotary District 7890 ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 08/23/17
Gerorge Grayson of NextEra Energy Resources ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/16/17
Old Saybrook Police Chief Michael Spera spoke to the club about emergency management ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 08/09/17
Clark J Sturtevant Essex Financial reported to "The Club" on the performance of The Rotary Club of Old Saybrook Foundation ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/2/17
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 7/26/17
Artist Steve Cryan gave a historical presentation of the shoreline boating and shipping industry ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/19/17
Chris Pallatto Valley Shore Y M C A
OS Rotary Meeting 07/12/17
7980 District Governor Patricia Pearson Visit ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/05/17
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 06/28/17
Changing of the Guard - installation of new President Rick Beck and his supporting cast ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 06/21/17
Visiting Rotarians from The Rotary Club of Machakos, Kenya ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 06/14/17
State Representative Devon Carney
OS Rotary Meeting 6/7/17
Student of the Month and the DARE essay winners read excerpts from their essays. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/31/17
Evening Meeting at The Bistro in Westbrook ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/24/17
No program, were going to fill the ditty bags for the golf tournament which has been postponed
OS Rotary Meeting 05/17/17
Discriminatory Harassment Talk given by Brian DeBlasiis ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/10/17
Student of the Month Business Education, ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/3/17
Brent talked about the Golf Tournament, our 23rd Annual ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 04/26/17
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meetingi 04/19/17
Student of the Month Fine Arts
OS Rotary Meeting 4/12/17
Brian DeBlasiis presented his Bio. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/5/17
YAC Cardboard Community ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/29/17
Dinner meeting at the Bistro Mediterranean Tapas & Bar in Westbrook
OS Rotary Meeting 3/22/17
Dr. Eugene Sapoznikov gave us a bio - interesting life journey! ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/15/17
Meeting cancelled due to storm
OS Rotary Meeting 3/8/17
Students of the Month, Technology ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/1/17
Foundation Report
OS Rotary Meeting 2/23/17
Raeleen talked about her business, her passion for dancing and a desire to make it part of the school curriculum ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/15/17
Following the report on the successful Wine Tasting, Rick and Mark gave bio's
OS Rotary Meeting 2/8/17
Student of the Month: World Language ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/1/17
Induction of our latest member, John Giannini ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 1/25/17
General business was followed by an interesting Bio by one of our newest members Doug Wisner
OS Rotary Meeting 1/18/17
Wine Tasting Event assignments.
OS Rotary Meeting 1/11/17
Students of the Month, Science ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 1/4/17
Claire Bellerjeau, Director of Development & Outreach for Shoreline Soup Kitchens and Pantries, spoke about her organization and services they provide. We presented 2 checks to support them and Rev. Ed Cornell's oganization Heat & Eat ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/28/16
Planning session for Wine Tasting Fundraiser
OS Rotary Meeting 12/21/16
Dinner meeting at Saybrook Point Inn. Gift exchange ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/14/16
HS Students of the Month, Social Studies ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/7/16
Discussion of Wine Tasting ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/30/16
Students who attended RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) talked about the conference and what they got out of it ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/16/16
The Food Tree Dr. Ranveig Elvbak ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/09/16
Student of the Month - Mathematics ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/2/16
OSHS students make a presentation about Honduras Field Trip this summer.
OS Rotary Meeting 10/26/16
Membership Development, Induction of Brian DeBlasiis into membership
OS Rotary Meeting 10/19/16
Exeutive Director of The Kate, Brett Elliot
OS Rotary Meeting 10/12/16
Student of the Month, English
OS Rotary Meeting 10/5/16
Program: Fundamentals of Rotary presented by Pat Settembrino, Rick Beck and Bill McLaughlin...SEE PICTURE
OS Rotary Meeting 9/28/16
Presentation of the Old Saybrook Public Schools Strategic Plan 2016-2021. Meeting was held at OSHS.
OS Rotary Meeting 09/21/16
MX County Colation on housing and Homeless
OS Rotary Meeting 09/14/16
Arlene Mingione talked about her recent trip to Nicaragua on a humanitarian mission ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 09/07/16
Plan for Golf Tournament followed by the assembly line to fill the gift bags. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/31/16
Our program was presented by Patrick and Abby Patircio of Guilford Savings Bank and issues of security.
OS Rotary Meeting 8/24/16
Induction of new members. District 7980 Foundation Presentation.
OS Rotary Meetin 08/17/16
Business Meeting Plan for Our Golf Tournament 09/08/16
OS Rotary Meeting 8/10/16
World Affairs Seminar, Amber Scherber ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/3/16
Meeting venue was the Old Saybrook Police Station, hosted by Chief Michael Spera ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/27/16
Old Saybrook Youth and Family Service - Heather McNeil and Wendy Mills ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 7/20/16
Call To Care Uganda: Presenter Martha Hoffman.
OS Rotary Meeting 7/13/16
Presentation by recent RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) attendees with advisor Amber Scherber. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 7/6/16
Visit from newly installed District Governor Paul Mangels who installed our newest member Pat Settembrino ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 06/29/16
Business Meeting Review Foundation Photo Session
OS Rotary Meeting 6/22/16
Changing of the Guard, Saybrook Point Inn Dinner Meeting ***See Pictures***
OS Rotary Meeting 6/15/16
Presentation by A.L.I.C.E.
OS Rotary Meeting 6/8/16
A special meeting - the newest D.A.R.E. graduates in attendance...***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 06/01/16
Student of the Month Physical Education...***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/25/16
Budget update and clarification.
OS Rotary Meeting 5/18/16
No program but Bill McLaughlin brought us up to date on his biking accident and recovery. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 05/11/16
Student of the Month, Business Education. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/4/16
SARAH Foundation, ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/27/16
Outreach Friends of Music
OS Rotary Meeting 4/20/16
Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl Fortuna gave the club a state of the town assessment in light of the state budget ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/13/16
Student of the Month Fine and Performing Arts
OS Rotary Meeting 4/6/16
Susie Beckman, Old Saybrook Director of Economic Development. Our first luncheon meeting at Fred Astaire Dance Studio
OS Rotary Meeting 3/30/16
Evening meeting at Luigis Restaurant, highlighted by the induction of Mark Caldarella into the club ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/23/16
Rick Olisky of Uplands Construction Group talked about the Home Energy Solutions initiative from the State of Connecticut
OS Rotary Meeting 3/16/16
OSHS students present a program about their trip to Honduras last summer. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/9/16
Students of the Month, Technology Education - ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/24/16
State Representative Devin Carney was our speaker. He spoke about various issues confronting our state.
OS Rotary Meeting 2/24/16
Proposed 2016-17 Education Budget for Old Saybrook was presented by Jan Perruccio.
OS Rotary Meeting 2/17/16
General business discussions took place including the Golf Tournament
OS Rotary Meeting 2/10/16
Students of the Month for February - World Language, Rev. Ed Cornell was inducted into the club, Marty gave a report on the Wine Tasting. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/3/16
Fundraiser Update
OS Rotary Meeting 1/27/16
No program, Gerri & Marty discussed the upcoming Wine Tasting and the progress we've made to this point
OS Rotary Meeting 1/20/16
Wine Tasting Event
OS Rotary Meeting 1/13/16
Student of the Month-Science
OS Rotary Meeting 1/6/16
Business Meeting - Treasurer Pete Zucco has been working with President Kathy to implement Quickbooks to track expenditures and improve budgeting
OS Rotary Meeting 12/30/15
New member Induction, Raeleen St. Pierre ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/16/15
Evening meeting at Luigi's highlighted by Yankee swap gift exchange ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/9/15
Student of the Month-Social Studies ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/2/15
Dave Lemay of Essex Financial gave a presentation and analysis of our Foundation investments
OS Rotary Meeting 11/25/15
Gerri gave a presentation on the Foundation and where our donations go.
OS Rotary Meeting 11/18/15
RYLA Presentation ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/04/15
Student of the Month Mathematics. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/28/15
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 10/21/15
David C Smith Laser and Optics LLC. Program entitled, "CO2 It Is Not You" ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/14/15
Students of the Month - English. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 10/7/15
Program: Warm the Children
OS Rotary Meeting 9/30/15
Special evening as the newest club Haddam-Killingworth, became official. Lots of Rotary dignitaries on hand!
OS Rotary Meeting 9/23/15
Gretchen Holthausen to speak about new ADL program at the Old Saybrook High School
OS Rotary Meeting 09/16/15
Y M C A "Race for Chase" Tony Sharillo
OS Rotary Meeting 09/09/15
C H E T (Connecticut Higher Education Trust) Presenter Elizabeth McLaughlin Program Manager TIAA - CREF
OS Rotary Meeting 9/2/15
Lorin Liesenfelt, Founder and CEO gave a presentation on Dog Days, a dog adoption organization. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/26/15
2 students who attended the World Affairs Seminar gave a power point presentation...***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/19/15
Welcome Back to Matt Vogt who gave a Bio of himself. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/12/15
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 8/5/15
Business meeting, general topics discussed, Matt Vogt got inducted and pinned! ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 7/29/15
Glen Anderson reported on his activities in the club, youth programs. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/22/15
"Odyssey of the Erie Canal" Maurice Raymond talked about the River Lake, and Canal Cruise
OS Rotary Meeting 07/15/15
"Travels with Charlie" Bill McLaughlin talked about traveling, with Rosemary, around the country in his Motor Home A travel log. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/08/15
Business Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting 06/30/15
Installation of Officers Dinner Meeting Saybrook Point Inn. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 06/24/15
Rotary Student Exchange Student Logan Muckle. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 6/10/15
Old Saybrook Installation Dinner & District Installation Dinner scheduled.
OS Rotary Meeting 6/3/15
Student of the Month Physical Education
OS Rotary Meeting 5/27/15
D.A.R.E. Kids along with the OS Police advisors and parents. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/20/15
R Y L A Students Report. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 05/13/15
Student of the Month Business and Old Saybrook High School Honduras Expedition. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/6/15
Lynda Hammond of the Orange,Ct Rotary club presented the "Gift of Life" program
OS Rotary Meeting 4/29/15
North Branford Rotary Club makes a presentation about the Global Grant for a health clinic in Kenya.
OS Rotary Meeting 4/22/15
Aldo Pantano of the State of Conn. Office of Policy and Management to talk about the CT Partnership for Long Term Care
OS Rotary Meeting 4/15/15
iCRV Radio Presentation
OS Rotary Meeting 4/8/15
Students of the Month (The Arts) ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/01/15
Upcoming Golf Tournament
OS Rotary Meeting 3/25/15
Lymes' Youth Service Bureau. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/18/15
Assistant District Governor, Paul Indorf visited. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/11/15
Student of the Month:Technology, ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/4/15
Up coming Golf Touranment slated for May 21st
OS Rotary Meeting 2/25/15
Charlie Norz presented the Foundation Financial report
OS Rotary Meeting 2/18/15
Paul Moore gave a presentation complete with slides of his African Safari trip, check presentation to Heat&Eat. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/11/15
Student of the Month - World Language
OS Rotary Meeting 2/3/15
Wine Tasting Fundraiser Update
OS Rotary Meeting 1/29/15
Old Saybrook Rotary Wine & Beer Tasting & Silent Auction
OS Rotary Meeting 1/21/15
Rotary Programs and activities for the youth of our District.
OS Rotary Meeting 1/14/15
Student of the Month
OS Rotary Meeting 1/7/15
Wine Tasting planning
OS Rotary Meeting 12/17/14
Dinner meeting at Waters Edge. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 12/10/14
Student of the Month Social Studies
OS Rotary Meeting 12/3/14
Update of fundraiser and Torchlight Parade.
OS Rotary Meeting 11/19/14
Report from Students attending R Y L A @ Camp Hazen. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/12/14
Students of the Month, Mathematics ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 11/5/14
Discussion of Wine Tasting Fundraiser
OS Rotary Meeting 10/29/14
The Rotary Foundation Presenter Cheryl Duey The Rotary Club of Middletown
OS Rotary Meeting 10/22/14
"Heat & Eat" Tina Lozlowski
OS Rotary Meeting 10/14/14
Director Heather McNeill of the Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services
OS Rotary Meeting 10/08/14
Student of the Month English
OS Rotary Meeting 10/01/14
Business Meeting Discussed Libery Bank Turkey Drive, Warm The Children, Polio Plus
OS Rotary Meeting 9/24/2014
No scheduled program. Business meeting with general discussion.
OS Rotary Meeting 9/17/14
Alicia Farrell, Ph.D., Cognitive Psychologist of Clearview Consulting spoke about the dangers of marijuana use to young peoples developing brains.
OS Rotary Meeting 09/10/14
"Bikes for Kids" Dave Fowler ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 9/3/14
Newest member Peter Zucco gave a bio of himself
OS Rotary Meeting 8/27/14
Induction new member Peter Zucco. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 8/20/14
Robert Harris owns a business in town, Harris Outdoor but his program was about the ambulance services in town.
OS Rotary Meeting 8/13/14
John Donnelly updated the club regarding ongoing projects for Ghana and Bill McLaughlin updated the club with the Acton Library fundraising event.
OS Rotary Meeting 8/6/14
District Governor Mukund Nori Visited our Club
OS Rotary Meeting 7/30/14
Our special guest was Abe Gordon who spoke of turning despair to hope through Gift of Life International. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 07/23/14
Brave Minds Presenter Kara "Cowell" Gagnon Working with T B I veterans
OS Rotary Meeting 7/16/14
A presentation of the RYLA program presented by the 3 high school attendees. Lt. Governor candidate Dave Walker spoke.
OS Rotary Meeting 7/9/2014
Three local students share their experience at the World Affairs Seminar held at Carroll University in Wisconsin.
OS Rotary Meeting 6/25/14
Installation Dinner, Gerri turns the gavel over to Bill O'Shaughnessy
OS Rotary Meeting 6/18/14
Talk by Rotarian Bill McLaughlin telling about the McLaughlin's experiences on the road in their motor home ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 6/11/14
D A R E Grads read their essays. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 6/4/14
Student of the Month Physical Education, Report by the Interact Club Officers ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/28/14
Our guest was State Senator Art Linares 33rd District, who spoke about issues facing the state. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 5/21/14
Annual Golf Tournament, Thursday, May 22nd, rain or shine.
OS Rotary Meeting 5/14/14
Students of the Month-Business and Paul Moore to accept Paul Harris Award.
OS Rotary Meeting 5/7/14
Jim Enderle has had a long distinguished career in the Navy. Jim gave a talk on things that influenced him and carries with him every day. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rortary Meeting 4/30/14
Evening meeting at Luigi's Restaurant, Charlie Renshaw gave presentation on a trip he took with his son in 1988 to help save the leatherback turtle at St. Croix. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 4/23/14
A. Brent Taylor gave Bio of himself
OS Rotary Meeting 4/16/14
Paul Doyle, Executive Director of the Estuary Council for Seniors spoke about the Council's activities.
OS Rotary Meeting 4/9/14
Student of the Month- Music
OS Rotary Meeting 4/2/14
Glen Anderson gave a bio of himself
OS Rotary Meeting 3/26/14
Golf Tournament scheduled for May 22, 2014
OS Rotary Meeting 3/19/14
Sandy Taylor was in attendance and she talked about the golf tournament and her future involvement as the planner.
OS Rotary Meeting 3/12/14
Student of the Month-Technology. Charlie Renshaw inducted into Rotary by District Governor, Rick Bassett. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 3/5/14
Program was presented by Chris Cryder and Kate Brown and the subject was the body of land known as "The Preserve", ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeding 2/26/14
Another great program! Heather Asch gave a demonstration and talk about her "No Strings" Production Co. and what they do with puppets. ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/19/14
We were treated to a reading of selected poems by Marilyn Nelson, professor and author. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting 2/12/14
Student of the Month-World Language
OS Rotary Meeting 2/6/14
Meeting held at Rio Café. Organizational - get ready for the Wine Tasting Friday Night!
OS Rotary Meeting 1/29/14
Wine Tasting & Silent Auction, Friday February 7, 2014, 7:00pm-10:00pm
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/22/14
Wine Tasting Event, Friday February 7, 2014 at the Saybrook Point Inn
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/15/14
Paul Moore, Air Force Academy Class of 1963, played a film of his class featuring men who died in service to their country.
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/8/14
Students of the Month-Science
OS Rotary Meeting of 12/18/13
Dinner Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting of 12/11/13
Students of the Month for Social Studies. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 12/04/13
RYLA Students Eric Pan of Lyme-Old Lyme HS, Callie Burns and Seamus Ashburner from Westbrook HS and Amanda Lee from Old Saybrook HS
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/27/13
Marty talked about his recent trip to Amsterdam, Edinburgh and London.
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/20/13
Guest Speaker, Alan Hurst spoke about getting more out of our membership through The Rotary Foundation. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/13/13
Student of the Month Westbrook: Sam Grigo Old Saybrook: Tim Foley Lyme/Old Lyme: John Fairfield-Sonn
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/6/13
Our guest speaker was Chuck Sill, Executive Director of The Kate. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/20/13
Dinner Meeting and a presentation by Marty Drobiarz explaining our web site and how to use it effectively ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/23/13
After a talk about the Affordable Care Act, the club prepared the dictionaries for distribution to 3rd graders in Saybrook, Old Lyme and Westbrook. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/16/13
Following the Treasurer's report from David Wight, Essex Financial reported on status of The Rotary Club of Old Saybrook Foundation ***SEE PICTURES***
OS Rotary meeting of 10/9/13
Students of the Month for English.Jan Peruccio was inducted as our newest member..***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/2/13
Alicia Farrell, PhD a cognitive psychologist gave an interesting talk on marijuana and its impact on todays youth.
OS Rotary Meeting of 9/25/13
Tony Plansky of XRAE-Northeast Brokerage spoke about his firm and the way they market their insurance offerings.
OS Rotary Meeting of 9/18/13
Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl Fortuna spoke on the state of the town and answered questions. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 9/11/13
District Governor Rick Bassett to induct three New Members. Dick Campbell of Lions Club to speak about Warm the Children. Deep River Rotary Octoberfest 9/27 from 6-10PM. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 09/04/13
Dr. Paul Spiekermann spoke about the Future Vision Grant to control Dengue Fever in Southeast Asia. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 8/28/13
Scott Schoonmaker, David Perotti and Matt Sabin reported on the recent fundraiser for Sgt. David Tupper. The club presented a check for $5000 to the cause.
OS Rotary Meeting of 8/21/13
13 year old Hunter Barnes described his volunteer work assembling and sending backpacks and supplies to needy children in Kodak, TN ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 8/14/13
Author Nick Hahn gave us a preview of his book, UNDER THE SKIN, just recently published. Plus, Gerri's weekly email.
OS Rotary Meeting of 8/7/13
Business Meeting General Discussion
OS Rotary Meeting of 7/31/13
Dinner meeting at Otter Cover Restaurant, Gerri's letter
OS Rotary Meeting of 07/25/13
"World Affairs" presentation Grant Patterson & Michael Schneider Remember Sgt David Tupper
OS Rotary Meeting of 7/17/13
Outreach to Haiti gave a presentation on their own dictionary project which we support. Gerri's letter
OS Rotary Meeting of 7/10/13
No scheduled program. John talked about the recent $35K grant for Library Project in Ghana.
OS Rotary Meeting of 7/3/13
Lymes Youth Service Bureau serving Lyme/Old Lyme. Program "Community Action for Substance Free Youth." ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 6/26/13
Scholarships recipients in attendance, Lin Smith of the Shoreline Soup Kitchen gave a talk and was presented with a check from the club. ***SEE PICTURES***
Special Installation Dinner 6/19/13
Great dinner at Saybrook Point Inn. District Governor Rick installed our new incoming President, Gerri Lewis and the board members. ***SEE PICTURES***
In Memory of Al Lindquist (6/16/30 - 6/6/13)
Memorial service at Waters Edge June 12, 2013
OS Rotary Meeting of 6/5/13
Students of the Month (Physical Education), Josh Scherber spoke about his senior project. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 5/29/13
Guest speaker R H "Bob" Steele discussed his new book "The Curse" A historical novel about casons in Southerasten Connecticut
OS Rotary Meeting of 5/22/13
Prepare for Golf tournament
OS Rotary Meeting of 5/15/13
A presentation by officers of the Old Saybrook High School Interact Club of activities. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 5/8/13
Students of the Month for Business
OS Rotary Meeting of 5/1/13
Todays we had the D.A.R.E. Officers and kids in attendance. ***SEE PHOTOS***
OS Rotary Meeting of 4/24/13
Keith talked about his trip to India, more about the upcoming golf tournament
OS Rotary Meeting of 4/17/13
Eileen Baker talked about The Tracy Arts Center and the work they do to promote art for kids.
OS Rotary Meeting of 4/10/13
High School Students of the Month for Music
OS Rotary Meeting of 4/3/13
Important topics and the upcoming golf tournament was discussed
OS Rotary Meeting of 3/20/13
Essex Financial presented a report on our Foundation account
OS Rotary Meeting of 3/13/13
Student of the Month for Technology and Sandi & Brent Taylor talk about the golf tournament
OS Rotary Meeting of 3/6/13
Our speaker today was State Representative, Marilyn Giuliano who touched on several subjects including school safety and the Governor's budget.
OS Rotary Meeting of 2/27/13
No scheduled speaker
OS Rotary Meeting of 2/20/13
Laura Martino presented the plans for the Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 2/13/13
High School Students of the Month in World Language. Assistant Dist. Governor Jack Solomon told us about himself and his island home in E. Hampton
OS Rotary Meeting of 2/6/13
Wine Tasting Organizational Meeting
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/30/13
Organizational meeting for the upcoming Wine Tasting. Attached is the updated list of items.
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/23/13
Wine Tasting was discussed and potential donors allocated ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/16/13
Business Meeting, Planning for Wine Tasting Event, report of avenues of service.
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/9/13
Students of the Month along with faculty and family were on hand in the subject of Science
OS Rotary Meeting of 1/2/13
Project Amigo Samuel Brown told us about enabling the poor children of Colima Mexico to acheive an education


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OS Rotary Meeting of 12/17/12
Holiday meeting held at the Fish House
OS Rotary Meeting of 12/12/12
December Student of the Month Discipline Social Studies
OS Rotary Meeting of 12/5/12
High school students from Old Saybrook who recently attended the RYLA program, told us about their experience.
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/28/12
Guest Speaker Mr. Du, an exchange teacher at Daisy Ingraham School from Jibo, China. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/21/12
Business Meeting Finances, Matching Grant&Community Service, RYLA&New Generations Bio Angus McDonald
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/14/12
High School Students of the Month in Mathematics. 3 outstanding students were presented. Following that, Rick Beck talked about his experience in the Army.
OS Rotary Meeting of 11/07/12
Following a short business meeting our First Selectman, Carl Fortuna addressed us on many town issues. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/24/12
James Mattison "For One World" talked about his school in Ghana
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/17/12
No formal program, Treasurer's report, getting the dictionaries ready
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/10/12
Student of the Month Program English Dept
OS Rotary Meeting of 10/3/12
Victoria Mueller of New London spoke about her Rotaract Chapter and what the club is about. ***SEE PICTURE***
OS Rotary Meeting of 09/26/12
Business meeting discussion of Matching Grants. Biography by Peter Corbett
OS Rotary Meeting of 9/19/12
Business Meeting: Topics included the budget, dues and meetings
OS Rotary Meeting of 9/12/12
Susan Consoli:Dept Social Services Div Youth & Family Old Saybrook Spoke to the homeless veterans situation in Old Saybrook and other pressing social service needs
OS Rotary Meeting of 9/5/12
Misc. Announcements, Talk by Deep River Rotarian guest, Jenny Pace and Rotarian Memeber bio by Glenn Anderson.

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