Rotary Club

of Danvers, MA

December 3rd, 2018 Rotoracle

Posted by John Somes on Dec 04, 2018
Danvers Rotary Bulletin
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
  •          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 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