Club Assembly January 3, 2012


Guests: Dr. Gezahgn Wordofa, potential new member, Rotary Exchange Student from Thailand Nu, Louise Spandler, guest of Jean Aitcheson, Berta Gillet, guest of Linda Jones, from the noon club, Dr. Bob Martin and Pat Feryn


President David Moore welcomed club members and guests to first meeting of 2012.



Jean Aitcheson is off to Nicaragua in February for a medical mission. She is collecting empty soap foam dispensers and toothbrushes. Please bring the items to a club meeting.


Prize donor: Elizabeth ; Prize Winner Gerri Ketchum


Club Assembly Reports:


Fundraising: Carol Rock: Ticket sales for Dinner of the Month Draw club members are being asked to sell a minimum two books of tickets. If one book is sold the club will cover the costs. The first draw is January 17th.  Please contact Tyler for tickets.


International Committee: Jean Aitcheson Jean invited club members join the committee planning the annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Black Angus. The date has not been decided but the dinner will be in March. Please contact Jean.


Club Secretary/Incoming President 2012/13 Diane Young reported the results of a club survey circulated Dec. 20.

Average Age is 60. Members have been involved an average of 8-10 years. Participation at events is good. Social Events include Christmas Open House and Summer BBQ. There was also interest in starting a bridge club.


Board positions: Club members have lots of gifts to share. Many of the current board members have been involved for many years. Diane encouraged club members to seriously consider getting involved with the board.


Youth Exchange: A third host family is needed for Nu. Please contact Carol Rock.

Jean reported YES, Jack and Donna’s son, is doing well after 3 months in the Netherlands.


Thank you! Etienne read a thank you note from the House of Blessing thanking the club for its support.  Etienne reminded club members House of Blessing needs are increasing all the time.


Queen’s Inn Breakfast Crew donated the money collected from club members at the Dec. 20 meeting to the Animal Shelter.


President David thanked club members for their kind and caring support. And he also thanked the executive for its support and hard work.