June 24, 2010

Selinsgrove Rotary Club

Building Communities, Bridging Continents

Vol. 84, No. 49          President – Jeffrey P. Edmunds           Editor – Mike Flock


Next Meeting:  July 1st – Art Bowen will bring us up to date on new developments in Monroe Twp.

June 24, 2010: 25 members and guests, including District Governor Carl Askew, were present for the installation of officers for the 2010-2011 Rotary year.  Presiding over the installation was Robert O. Soper.  New officers for the year are:

John L. Stokinger, President

Donna Schuck, President-Elect

Patricia Pinkowski, Vice President

Harold Dunkelberger, Secretary

Kenneth Wagner, Treasurer

Also sworn in were Jeff Edmunds, Immediate Past President; Joyce Anderson, Director of Club Service; John Bickhart, Director of Community Service; Mark Johnson, Director of Vocational Service; and Konrad Kempfe, Director of International Service.

Jeff Edmunds reflected on this past Rotary year by reviewing his top 10 list of significant Rotary memories.  Topping his list was the importance of Rotary and the Selinsgrove Area Youth Foundation.  District Governor Carl Askew presented the club with a Presidential Citation for this past Rotary year.

John Stokinger becomes the 84th President of the Selinsgrove Rotary Club.  His vision for the coming year is to keep doing the things that have made our club so successful in the past.  He would also like to see our club become more involved at a district level.

Future Programs:

July 8 – Emily Johnson will speak about Gov. Simon Snyder and historic monument in Sharon Cemetery – 11:45 a.m., SVCC.

July 15 – Susan Bolig will present a program on Service Animals. 11:45 a.m., SVCC.

July 22 – Club Assembly to discuss 10-11 budget. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

July 29 – District Governor’s Official visit, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.


Birthdays:  June 24 – Pat Pinkowski. July 6 – Joyce Anderson; 8 – Bill Reibschied, 19 – Hal Dunkleberger.

Quotation: No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather. Michael Pritchard