Buckets on the Table: Backpack Program

Speaker of the Day: 3 mini classification talks today!

Marty Martins: Introducing her West Highland Terrier Emmie! Marty came to Maine in 1972 as a stripper (a Yankee stripper) with her 3 children. She is currently living in Quarry Hill Cottages and is involved in the antique world. Marty is on the QH board and is starting in hospice and is working with folks in downsizing efforts for people. Marty sponsored Ken!

Roberta Walker: A Maine native, Roberta went to high school in Belfast and began dating Gary while in high school, and after college lived in several states: Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, and Maine. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren! Roberta worked in a law firm in NJ and eventually came back to Rockport to open an insurance business for 12 years, then retirement. Her Dad was a Camden Rotarian and around 2000 she fell in love with rotary, became a member, was a rotary president and was an Assistant Governor. 56 years of marriage and she and Gary travel around the world and would like to continue traveling and serving the community. Roberta enjoys reading, golf, playing games, and social gatherings. Gary and Roberta live in Florida 7 months a year.

George Abendroth: Ken sponsored George in 2016 and is celebrating his 4th year as club secretary! George would like to highlight some of our awards, a Foundation award for Polio Now, a Gold Distinction Citation and banner for Annual Fund Giving and a District Governor Citation for achieving District Governor goals. West Bay also was the highest point achiever for District Governor goals for the state of Maine, placing second after a close race with Quebec. Suzanne will be coming down to present the award for her program in the near future!

ALERT!! Thought for the day must now be an “Original Poem” for the next 49 meetings! A $25 fine will be paid to the Foundation if you use a non-original poem. At the end of the year, the poems will be published!! Get your creative juices going!!

Committee Reports:

Community – Need 8-10 volunteers to help mulch pathways at PAWS, Saturday 18 July, 830-1130. Wheel Barrows and rakes welcome!

Induction ceremony in Yucatan for Susan Dorr, WB recognized for the water foundation project

Sept 26, Corn Hole Tournament, 12-4pm, an Amaaaaaizing Event!

MRC Yard sale will be Sat, August 29 at MRC, will be outdoors!

Next Habitat will be Aug 8th, 10 volunteers needed, 830-1230

Gary collecting historical data on WB club, please let Gary know!

Backpacks: LLBean donated 50 backpacks! Still working on how to distribute them since we don’t know what school will look like this fall! But we will be ready!

Next Week’s Speaker: Alison McKellar, Camden Fish Ladders