Newsletter Date: Feb. 9
Meeting Date: Feb. 3
Reporter: Bryan Cook
No meeting week of 2/17
Presidents Day
We were doubly inspired as both David Hunter and Erica Busillo-Adams prepared and provided us with inspirational wisdom. Erica quoted May Jemison, the first black female astronaut and David told a heart-warming story of a boy and a puppy perfectly suited for one another.
Thanks to Rob Black and Richard Applebaum for working the front desk. Our greeter was Holly Applegate.
Visiting Rotarians—Sofia Grice who found us online and is interested in literacy, and Jesse Saglio, President of the RI Development Corp.
Mary Brewster is putting together fellowship dinners, called Tent Suppers, to raise money to buy tents to shelter victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Dinners will be held by Rotarians in their homes and attendees are asked to make a $50 donation towards hurricane relief. Please contact Mary if you are interested in hosting or attending one of the dinners.
Wendy Marcus and Kris David are spearheading efforts to collect personal care items and unwanted luggage to be donated for use by foster kids. Many times, these kids must collect all of their possessions in a plastic garbage bag when relocating. Please bring in any unwanted luggage you may have to a meeting – Kevin Kernan will store it.
Pete Brock – recognized the end of the NFL season with a “good” ga me and is happy for his upcoming trip to OR to reunite with family as well as his 1st wedding anniversary.
Jim Gilcreast--$46 happy bucks for the 46 years he has been in Rotary.
Cap Willey-- $1 for the lack of sympathy for the Pats giving others a chance to play for the Super Bowl title at a recent SBA conference.
Wendy Marcus--$99 for her father who would have turned 99 yrs old this week.
David Hunter--$5 +$5 for the Chiefs getting their 1st Super Bowl win in 50+ yrs
Erica Busillo-Adams-- $5 happy to be back at Rotary and for the Providence Public Library’s Grand Re-opening.
Ron Hoak--$5 for a great experience delivering dictionaries.
Kris David--$2 -- one for Pete Brock “upgrading” to Steve Nelson for speaking at the district mid-year meeting this Saturday and One for the district conference to be held at the Cape Codder 5/1-3.
Priya Banerjee--$1 glad to be back at Rotary and thankful for career successes.
Kevin Kernan--$ 5 has only had to pay to plow his business once so far this year.
Pat Ogera--$1 glad to be back at Rotary.
Speaker—RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee regrettably had to cancel due to illness. His visit has been rescheduled for March 30th.
Upcoming Speakers
Feb 10, 2020
The Foundation for West Africa
Feb 24, 2020
Giving Beyond The Box
Mar 02, 2020
2020 Democratic Primary Process
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