Posted on Feb 11, 2019
Community Giving to date includes $500 to Westerly Pee Wee Football and $500 to the Columbus Day Parade Committee.
A $600 check to sponsor a child of Chikumbuso for one year, as well as $100 check to A Walk to End Alzheimers for walkers Rona and Rose, $60 check to Stand Up for Animals for Trivia Night event and $300 check to Central Baptist Church for First Responders Service, $40 to Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Fund (to help Rona reach her goal for the half marathon walk last weekend), $200 to Westminster Youth String Ensemble, $250 to Literacy Volunteers of Washington County, $500 to WARM Shelter, $200 to Haitian Health, $500 to 2019 Mexico Project with Dan Alvino's participation.
Past President Bob Elmer is the Rotarian representative to work the Westerly High School's Interact Program.
With the assistance of Principal Michael Hobin and his staff, Abi Turano was selected to attend Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp next year.
EREY: Eight members have contributed to the Rotary Foundation as of December 31 - so, 50% participation since July.  If anyone makes a donation directly at Rotary Foundation website, please let Secretary Rose know.
POLIO PLUS:  $500 through our Million Dollar Meal at Rotary Park.
Membership Committee:  Cal Lord, Chair, with Dan Alvino and Frank Celico
The membership committee presented two applications to the Board Monday evening - please see separate article.
February 11 - The Board will meet after the regular dinner meeting.  The Board approved the two applications to move forward with publishing the names - see separate article. 
A policy was discussed related to "membership drive" as to who is responsible for potential member dinners.  Majority of the Board approved that the Club should pay for the first three dinners of a potential member during a membership drive period.
Rona Mann has agreed to take on the position of Public Image Chair.  The other open position is Foundation Chair.
Rona proposed that the Club donate $250 to the Central Baptist Church Puerto Rico Mission Trip this spring and this was approved.
Feb 18  - NO dinner meeting due to President's Day holiday.
Feb 20  - Golf Tournament meeting at Steve Cofone's home - 9 am
Mar 4  -  Board meeting after regular dinner meeting