Remember the following in your prayers and perhaps with a card or two:  Karen Hanson
Meetings will be in person but spaced appropriately
Upcoming ------
3 Dec:  Westminster Youth String Ensemble Holiday Concert, 3pm, at Westerly Armory
4 Dec:  Board meeting 4:30, Annual meeting following
11 Dec:  Holiday Party at Hilltop Cafe
18 Dec:  Nov & Dec Students of the month; Scholarship Jun2023 Recipients -Emily Mitchell and Hayden Sullivan
25 Dec:  Merry Christmas - NO meeting
8 Jan:  Scholarship Jun2023 Recipients: Mikayla Sousa, Kaya West, Zachary Morin, Dominick Lombard
24 Jan: Aimee Haupt at Marigold Health
Steve, John and Bob leading us in The Rotary Welcome Song written by Rotarian Ed Smalley
Remember those in need and bring canned goods either to meeting or to Avie's Ski/Sport by month's end.   These items will be distributed to The Jonnycake Center of Westerly, the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and RI Center Assisting those in Need.
Club Home -   We are meeting at The Frank Olean Center next to Rotary Park, Monday, 5:30pm.  Gina & Stephanie will send the sandwich/salad menu on or about Wednesday for the next Monday meeting; respond to them at and by Saturday Noon.  If you don't receive a reply from within 24 hours, please contact them again.  Please respond whether ordering or not as it will help us to know how many will be attending meeting.
Covid Aid Goes On....
18 Mar 2023 marked three years that our Club "had been making food and health item deliveries to area residents who are elderly, infirm, or without transportation.  Although the pace has slowed a bit, the need is still great."  Rona reports that 315 deliveries, as of 31 October, have been made since the program began in 2020. 
Creative Opportunity
Take responsibility for website and newsletter.  Excellent tutorials in Clubrunner. Contact Rose at or 401.315.5868
Rotary Youth Exchange Program
2023-2024 Applications are now being accepted for Rotary Youth Exchange for either "Long-Term" (full school year) or "Short-Term" (summer for 2 to 4 weeks).  If anyone knows of a child interested in an "outbound" (Sweden, France, Germany, Thailand, Venezuela, Brazil and Zimbabwe) experience, contact Chair Stephen Albright at  "Imagine spending an entire school year with a pre-screened family in another country, learning to master that language, learn their customs and make life-long friendships.- the experience of a lifetime".
Global Grant Guatemalan Village of Panicuy
Rick Lawrence has advised that this 13th Global Grant has received final approval to provide a water distribution system, latrines, governance, hygiene, and operation/maintenance training to the indigenous community of Comalapa in Panicuy, Guatemala.
Navigant Credit Union Giving Event
They are collecting toys for kids 0 to 18 for RICAN through December 9th.  Stop in with your donation and have a fresh cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate!!!
The Frank Olean Center
Their Specialty Hub needs some love!!  Volunteers are needed to decorate and put finishing touches to the room.  Please email if you have time to help.