Selinsgrove Area Rotary Club

Engage Rotary-Change Lives

Vol. 86, No.
– Wesley KnappEditor
– Dottie Anderson

Next Meeting:
Nov. 7, 2013 – Jess Pyers will speak about single stream recycling. Nominations
Committee scheduled to report. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.


Oct. 31, 2013:
Twenty-eight Rotarians were present as Tom Gates introduced Susquehanna
University President Jay Lemons and new Dean of the SWSB, Dr. Marsha Kelliher.
Jay spoke about the Susquehanna Traditions program and the Ginkgo Tree, the GO
program (which led to the University receiving a prestigious award from
the Institute of International Education) and other initiatives. He emphasized
the role the citizens of Selinsgrove had in encouraging the college to locate
in the town.Marsha spoke about her
reasons for choosing to come to SU and her delight in the students and both their
academic and service commitments.

Hal Dunkelberger spoke about the importance of donations to the RI Foundation
and the raffle ticket sales in support of the Foundation.*Wes Knapp announced
that he and his wife will be staying in the area even though he has retired as
Superintendent at Midd-West.

Sergeant at arms:
Marv Rudnidtsky collected happy fines as follows: himself (Red Sox); John
Stokinger (Red Sox and Melissa’s “legs”); Nelson Bailey (Red Sox); Mike Piecuch
(Red Sox and Wes’s retirement); Wes Knapp (speakers and Red Sox); Jeff Schaum
(Red Sox and Wes); Mike Flock (Kreamer Feed tour and Jeff); Jay Lemons (happy
to be here); Joyce Anderson (Jay and helpful Rotary friends in the cold); Sherri
Hoffman (Kreamer Feed tour and Wes); Melissa Laniewski (missed meeting,
Marsha,speakers); John Thompson (Power Ball win and Red Sox); Dave Lawer ( (Bob
Soper, grandson and the Red Sox, Wes and 45th
class reunion Bueller
award); John Fischer (Kreamer Feed tour, Wes); Bob Soper (speakers, Kream Feed
Tour); Art Bowen (speakes, Wes, & grandkid fix); Toby Skinner (speakers,
Wes, Kreamer Feed tour); Mike Damiano (dictionary project thank you notes, KF
tour); Jerry Rhoades (singing Happy Birthday early); Tom Gates (speakers); Dona
Long (ok Red Sox); and Earl Ferster (+15 and Wes).

Future Programs:

Nov. 14 – Topic is obesity, with speakers Christopher
Motto, MD; Kim Criswell, dietitian, and LeRee Hummel, bariatric nurse, all from
Evangelical Community Hospital. Konrad Kempfe hosts. Scheduled second call for
nominations from the floor. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Nov. 21 – Annual Meeting and Election of Officers (may be
rescheduled). Melissa Laniewski is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Nov. 28 – Happy Thanksgiving – No Rotary Meeting.

Dec. 5 – Dalton Savidge, retired PP&L executive, will
speak about Electricity Market Purchasing for residential and commercial bills,
deregulation, what is subject to market pricing and what should be your
strategy. Dave Lawer is the host, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.


Birthdays:Nov. 6 – Donna Schuck, 8 – Jerry Rhoads; 15 –
Art Bowen. Dec. 8 – Charlie McCuen; 10 – Marv Rudnitsky; 15 – Nelson Bailey; 17
– Sheri Hoffman; 31 – Dottie Anderson.


“There’s an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called

Irving Berlin