Rotary Club

of Danvers, MA

December 3rd, 2018 Rotoracle

Posted by John Somes on Dec 04, 2018
DANVERS ROTORACLE
Danvers Rotary Bulletin
“BE THE INSPIRATION” 
December 3rd, 2018
We started today’s meeting off with a pledge allegiance and an invocation from Jen Breaker.  Past President Matthew Schroeder filled in for Jacki Shambaugh and introduced his 2 guests. 
Welcome:  Past President Matthew Schroeder
Invocation:  Jen Breaker
Lunch:  Coffee, arugula salad, sole wrapped around asparagus with a cream sauce, ravioli, butternut squash soup, roasted potatoes and chocolate baked bread pudding for desert. 
Rotary Moment: 
Visiting Rotarians:  No Visitors
Guests:  Jesse DeBenedictis of WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis and Sarah Prescot of Dog Coach
Guest Speaker:  No Speaker Today
Quote of the Day:  “Want to help the world, start with your community”, Larry DeLorenzo
Announcements:
  •          Danvers YMCA – The Y is hosting a social night on December 5th at Danversport Yacht Club.  For those interested in attending, please let John S. know.  5-7:30 PM tickets are only $30 and includes appetizers and cash bar w/ signature drinks.  First 50 to register receive 1 free drink ticket.  For more info www.DanversYMCA.org Will be a fun social night and a great opportunity for Rotarians to promote Rotary and recruit potential members.
  •          Raffles Drawing – Annalie Spirois has volunteered her home to host the drawing for the Raffle.  Food and refreshments will be provided.  Located at 16 Delaware Ave in Danvers.  December 13th 6:00PM to 8:30ish PM.  Drawing will be at 8:00PM.  So far our Club has raised $1800.00.  Only a few tickets left to sell. 
  •          Raffle - 2 tickets to the Bruins, Night at the Bostonian and Dinner at Al Dente.  Only 500 tickets to be sold.  Value is $900.  Drawing will be held on December 13th Tickets were distributed at the meeting. Each member should sell 12 or more tickets to make this event a BIG success.  Thank you to Dan for donating the tickets.  Raffle tickets must be sold and delivered by December 10th.  If you would like a raffle ticket – reach out to Becky Kilborn.  As of today we have about 20 left to sell
  •          Party for the Kids – Hosted by Danversport and sponsored by Danvers Rotary.  This is the 4th Annual X Mas Part.  Saturday, December 15th at Noon.  Can sign up at the Danvers Community Council.
  •          Dictionary Project – Sarah announced this Wednesday they will be handing out the last of the dictionaries at St Mary’s at 10:15am
  •          MaryBeth announced that her 2 daughters will be getting married
  •          Rick Gilmore – Upcoming Speaker
December 10th, Committee Meeting and Annual Reports
December 13th, Evening Event – Raffle Drawing
December 17th, No Meeting
December 20th, Joint Meeting with Beverly Rotary
December 24th / 31st – NO MEETING
 
Sheriff’s ReportSheriff Brad Hunt collected $93
Mary Beth - 2/2 daughters engaged (Meg) -$10
Larry - back in town Pats $5, Judy - $5 - done with the birds, Brian - happy Bday -$20, Don Desmond -, Happy for our guests $5, Gary Nangle - lights are up 2, Matt S - guests and the 6 pack is leading $5, Tom S - 2 nothing, Jon s - pats win $5, Becky - 5 for sunshine, Bill L - keep the sun 5, Sue C - 5 girls weekend., Jen B - 5 start of the seasons, Larry R - Patriots victory $4, Brad - daughter is crawling and now can stand up using furniture as support - $5
Total - $93
 
Birthdays – Brian Ahern
 
Raffle:  2 unlucky winners today  Larry Raimondi and Gary Nangle
Bread:  Larry Raimindi won two loaves of bread and Matt Schroeder won one.  Big thanks to Brian Ahern for providing these yummy consolation prizes.
 
Have a great week
 
John Somes
Rotarian Bulletin Editor
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