October 11, 2007


Selinsgrove Area Rotary Club
Rotary Shares

Vol. 81, No. 15                President – John Bickhart                     Editor – Dottie Anderson   *************************************************************************************

This Week: Oct. 18, 2007- New member Leo Mendonca will give his classification/vocational talk. Ken Miller asks that members of Selinsgrove Rec. Board sit together at this meeting so business can be discussed. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Oct 11, 2007Twenty-eight Rotarians were present to hear a presentation by Dave Hall, President of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce.  Mike Hayes presided. Dave is a Rotarian from the Lewisburg Sunrise Club.  He shared a bit about his background (30 years in the Air Force, retiring in ’00, and previous years of Chamber work) and a bit about the priorities and concerns of the GSVCC.  Economic development is an important part of the Chambers work (by-pass, KIZ’s, light industrial park, Retail Park). He is pleased that this Chamber is member driven and run as a business, and with the high dedication of local business and his staff.  Leo Mendonca and Mark Johnson, recent members, were present.

Announcements: *Oct. 16 – Halloween Parade. Chris Kenawell and Mary Peterhaensel circulated a sign-up sheet for workers.**A substitute newsletter editor is needed for Nov. 8 and 15.***A Nominations Committee has been appointed and will report on Nov. 1.  Candidates needed for President Elect, Vice President and Community Service Director.****Remember to inform John Stokinger of meeting make-ups.

Sergeant at Arms: Konrad Kempfe collected fines as follows: from Jeff Edmunds (back, hopefully better for SU football); Mike Hayes (15th wedding anniversary, good vacation for John B and Mike F); Fred Johnson (fall sports); Mark Johnson (son’s visit); Marv Rudnitsky (making speech despite delayed flight); Judy Spiegel (sales, and good candidates for Main St. Mgr.); Ken Miller (World Series contenders); Mike Damiano (daughter’s successes); Mary Peterhaensel (conference); Earl Ferster (rain and Judy’s sales-person-ship).

Future Programs:                              

Oct. 25 – Mark Johnson will give his vocational talk. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Nov. 1 – Presentation on the Ecuador Potable Water Project.  Report from Nominating Committee will be given. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Nov. 8 – Annual Meeting, Election of Officers, Substitute Editor needed. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Nov. 15 – TBA. SVCC, 11:45 a.m. Substitute Editor needed.

Birthdays:   Oct. 10 – Kurt Kissinger; 12 – Steva Stowell-Hardcastle; 22 – John Reed.  Nov. 2 – Chris Kenawell; 6- Donna Shuck; 8 – Jerry Rhoads; 15 – Art Bowen; 23 – Brad Buck; 29 – Paul Spiegel.

Quotation:  “Zest is the secret to all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.”              

                                                             –Christian Dior