17 June 2021
Speaker of the Day:  Jeff Wolovitz/Heiwa Tofu

17 June 2021
Pre-meeting Chatter!  Honey moon canoe trips? Are the Cardinals still playing ball? Last meeting for Kenny!
Buckets on the Table: The Landing Place - drop off donations to Kim at the bank in Camden –next to Hannaford- or mail to PO Box 1033, Camden 04843 – or website donation site using the donate button).
Poem for the Day: Everyone has done the poem for the year!
Who is this Rotarian? Seen all Kennedy Brothers who served in the US Senate and President – Rodney Lynch
Sponsor Minute:
Rotary Minute:
Speaker of the Day: Jeff Wolovitz/Heiwa Tofu

Move 2004 from Penn. Owner and founder of Heiwa Tofu 13 years ago. NE grown soybeans, tender and firm. Earned a BS in Astro Physics and taught High School Science. Starting looking for something to do and Tofu fell into place for him. Worked in the beginning out of a garage, $15K investment and began!

Jeff’s daughters grew up in this! Worked part time teaching till he got his first distributor. Slowly built his business, working on manufacturing and began to learn about business. Moved to Belfast after year 4, began vacuum packing and business began to grow.  Then moved again to Rockport, where they are currently located, picking up business every year. 4 person production line.

180 Hannaford stores! 6K pounds of Tofu per week, peaked at 10K pounds per week during the pandemic. 6 full time employees and one part timer! Looking to still expand customer base. Going to build a targeting marketing plan.
Committee Reports:
Last meeting of the year is June 24th, which will be our transition meeting! In person meeting with a zoom stream. Thursday Night 5 pm, American Legion Hall on Pearl Street! May do a potluck dinner. Detail will be sent out! Will be NO Thursday morning meeting! Paul Harris Fellows wear you pins and ribbons. If vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask, if not vaccinated, wear a mask.
Announcing a new member to the club: Bob Falciani!
June 28, Monday night, Community Paul Harris Awards, 5 pm at American Legion Hall! Same mask rules apply. Open to all, come to show support for these community members!
Boat Show will be on this year! Reduced events but will be selling tickets at gates (no wrist bands, yea!). August 14-16th.
Tiki Time: 5 pm on Friday, George and Jan’s! Parking is limited. Bring a snack to share and a favorite beverage.
Satellite: 5:15 at Flat bread Pizza, June 24th!
Need Public Relation committee member help!  Let Mark Coursey know!
Next Week’s Speaker: Changeover Ceremony