June 6, 2013

Selinsgrove Rotary Club

Peace through Service

Vol. 86, No. 47  President – Donna Schuck  Editor – Dottie Anderson

Next Meeting: June 13,
2013 – Michael Hayes, SSDC Board President, and Lauren Hoover, Director, will
talk about Summer SEALS Day Camp 2013. The Selinsgrove Rotary Club is a partner
in this endeavor with the Selinsgrove Area School District and the Dept. of
Education at Susquehanna. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

June 6,
: Twenty-five Rotarians and Donna Schuck’s
guest Gaston Carroll were present as Brian Neitz gave his classification/vocational
talk.A Sunbury native and graduate of
Shik, Penn Tech, and Bloomsburg, Brian and his wife Chelsy married in 1999 and
have a 9 year old daughter and 6 year old son. He started his career with a
consumer discount company and switched to banking and is currently employed by
Mifflinburg Bank and Trust. He has served as a loaned executive at the United
Way and is a Leadership Susquehanna Valley graduate, a member of the Dental
Clinic Board and a coach for his son’s baseball team.

Announcements: Mike Damiano
reminds members of the EREY Challenge.*Rotary Hot Dog Night at the Gazebo is
July 9 – volunteers are needed to assist at the event. Contact Earl Ferster.**Ken
Miller announced that John Fischer has stepped up once again for Rotary Field.
The scoping work needed of the sewer line at the field will be done by Roto-Rooter,
with any work required charged at a discounted rate. Last week the board
authorized an expenditure of $800 for three new doors and determining the work
needed to fix sewer lines. Thanks to Ken Miller for all his work on the field.
Ken in turn thanks John, Bob Fogle and Tom Gates for their efforts on behalf of
the field.***Donna reported that Meghan, our exchange student, is home from
Brazil and will be invited to speak to the club this summer.****Konrad Kempfe
requests that the Club web site be updated in the new Rotary year.*****Thank
you notes from scholarship winners shared by Kendra Aucker.

Good News of Rotary: Konrad
Kempfe shared information about Rotaplast, a 20 year old San Francisco based
medical non-profit that provides surgeries for children born with cleft lip and
palate. Partnering with a club in Bangladesh in May 2011, the San Francisco
Club informed families in need and performed 115 surgeries in the port city of

Sergeant at arms: Marv
Rudnitsky collected happy fines as follows: (to the best of the editor’s
ability to keep up) himself, Dave Lawer, Mike Flock (John’s dog story); John
Fischer (dog still alive, upcoming vacation); Bob Soper (grandson’s award wins
including Rotary Scholarship); Nelson Bailey (Harvard reunion and mother-in-law
conversation); John Thompson (ham radio event at airport); Charlie McCuen (back
from Fl. and Key West, and successful poker run fund raiser); Bill Clark
(grandson’s graduation); Joyce Anderson (speaker, grandsons in scouting);
Dottie Anderson (Marv attending Boro Council Meeting); and Donna Schuck (guest
and his “reveal” party, vacation anticipated with husband) .


Future Programs:

June 20 – Jessica Grill of Pompeii Street Soap Co. will be the
speaker, Pat Pinkowski hosts, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

June 27 – Installation of 2013-14 Officers and Directors. SVCC,
11:45 a.m.

July 4 – Happy Independence Day – No Meeting will be held.

July 11 – TBA, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.


Birthdays: June 24 – Pat Pinkowski. July 6 – Joyce Anderson, 19 – Hal
Dunkelberger, Jared Roush.


Quotation: “You have
your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only
way, it does not exist.” Friedrich