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Salem
Service Above Self
We meet Tuesdays at 12:15 PM
Hawthorne Hotel
18 Washington Square
Salem, MA  01970
United States
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Meeting 8-21-18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
50-50 RAFFLE
 
Pot Size:  $412
 
There were no winners this week.
 
 
 
 
 

CALENDAR RAFFLE
 
 
 
 
 
         SOLD BY:  Mike McLaughlin 
 
            SOLD TO:  Gloria Hayes
 
 
 
           
 
 
 
           
                      
     
 
      
 
                
     
 
               
 
         
 
 
 
 

VISITING ROTARIANS AND GUESTS
 
There were no guests or visitors this week.
 

FINES AND RECOGNITIONS
 
Joe Amico officiated a wedding over the weekend.  He said Dick Lutz at 94 years young really knows how to cut up a rug!
 
Kara McLaughlin is extremely proud of her son and his acceptance into to Harvard. She escorted him to Harvard last Sunday.
 
Jason Silva decided to take advantage of the beautiful sunny weather on Sunday to mow the lawn and do some overdue landscaping around his house, but much to his surprise, his wife was very displeased with his accomplishments and was amazed that he could leave her inside alone to care for the two children. Moral of the story never start a task without getting permission!
 
John Fisher cruised Maine for 12 days without every spending a night on the boat.  He also stated that he just finished his first round of chemo while celebrating his 50th  wedding anniversary.
 
Bruce Whear raced with a fellow Rotarian, Jed Smith, and they came in 2nd place.
 
Doc Eisner stated,  no Harvard for his son, but you can visit him at his new place of employment, Petroleum Distribution.
 
Leanne Schild stated Plummer Home is hosting a Coffee Connection at 7:30 on Thursday August 23,2018 and then follow up with an open house of the Plummer Home starting at 9am.
 
Adria Leach stated Salem State College is celebrating SSA First Year Day of Service, August 31, 2018.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CLUB BUSINESS
 
On Friday, Aug 31st, 8-9am, 3-4 members of Rotaract and 2-3 Rotary members will be on hand to discuss Rotary‚Äôs mission at a service-focused event for new Salem State students.  The event will be held in the lobby of the Ellison Campus Center.  At the request of Rinus, several members volunteered to set up and man our table.
 
The Speaker Committee has been hard at work and is glad to announce that State Rep. Paul Tucker will speak on Sep. 4th in a joint meeting with Salem Chamber, and on Sep. 18th, Tim Clarke will present on his epic boating adventure. 
 
On Wednesday September 5th, we will be serving food at Lifebridge.  We will serve on 4 dates this year:  9/5/18, 11/7/18, 3/6/19 and 6/5/19.  We are looking for a leader/person to take charge of the first date.  Bruce explained the role of the dinner captain.  Rotaract said they will help us serve as well.
 
We will be doing the backpack program again this year.  The Club has officially applied for a District grant for the program.
 
The Club is exploring the possibility of an Elderact Club at the Senior Center.
 
Jason Consalvo has initiated contact for the Booktrust program.
 
 
 
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BIRTHDAYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
August birthdays:
Matthew Ingram - August 17th
Mickey Northcutt - August 18th
Brian Cranney - August 20th
Scott Grover - August 26th
Mark Leavitt - August 27th
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SPEAKER OF THE WEEK
 
 

NEXT WEEK'S SPEAKER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
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Please email all announcements to be added to The Spoke to SalemRotaryClub@yahoo.com by noon on Wednesday.  Also, feel free to contact any of the committee members listed below.

Committee Chairperson and Editor:  Dave Wescott

Committee Members:  Julie Arrison, Gerrit Bradley,Scott Grover, Rick Jakious, and Patty Pace
Photographer:  Trip Mason