Posted on Aug 21, 2019
The Board met this morning and voted to approve the applications for membership of the following:
    Dora Vasquez-Hellner
An Army veteran, serving for 23 years, Dora has been teaching Spanish at Westerly High School for the past ten years.  In April Dora visited our Club to speak about the first All-Women Honor Flight in which she participated along with 44 other female veterans.  Dora has attended several meetings and also volunteered at our recent Reforest the Tropics presentation at the Stem Expo program at Westerly High School.  She resides in Ashaway and is currently recovering from knee surgery and hopes to be joining us soon.  Dora was proposed by Rona and Rose.
    Derin Temel
Derin is a founding partner of PMC Media Group and has spend 25 years in the field of advertising and marketing.  He worked with the WIN Team Project (Turn Grease into Fuel) and has been a Little League Coach.  Derin has attended 3 Club dinner meetings and has resided in Westerly along with his wife and two sons for twelve years.  He was proposed by Dan.
    Julie Lord
Julie has attended two recent dinner meetings and expressed interest in becoming a member.  With four children in tow, Julie has been an active volunteer at their schools helping in various capacities.  She was involved with an organization that "got high school kids involved in fundraising... all the money raised went to help families with children with needs that they couldn't afford."  Julie received the Parent Volunteer Award two years in a row.  She and her family reside in Westerly.  Julie was proposed by Cal.
If anyone has an objection, please advise Membership Committee members (Cal, Frank, Caroline, Dan) or member of the Board as soon as possible.
There will be a Fireside Chat on September 29th at 7:00pm