Rotary banner to fly over Norwich Harbor presented to the Club
Presiding:  President Elect Kevin
Invocation:  Joel
Fellowship:  Nancy with great one-liners from famous comedians. 
Birthdays:  none
Rotary Anniversaries:
Bill Henry – 34 years!
Rotarians with Guests:
  • Joel brought Roz
& also
  • Jay Ginsberg, whose membership application is in
Visiting Rotarians:  none
The Club is planning to do a joint fundraiser – a wine tasting – with the morning Club and the Rotary Community Corp.  More info to come. 
Andy Grant proposed changing our Dictionary Project to giving a book instead.  This will be taken up at a Board meeting.
Happy Dollars:  with Andy Grant who gave for his daughters and a former tenant.
Other contributors included:
Larry for Dangerfield’s Club in New York with a show and dinner.
Garry Young for RCC and the mystery winner of a 4th for tennis doubles at Mystic Indoor Sports
Rodney for the Chestnut Street Theater’s Golf Tournament and the financial health of the Theater.
Jim Daly ran up 1,400 steps, not 10,000 in one day on his pedometer.
Bonnie for Kyle stepping up for all the Club’s youth programs.
Barry thought Kyle should watch the Flying Nun on Netflix and for Bonnie and Kyle’s Carnival signs.  Barry’s father fell and had a massive heart attack but was able to be quickly treated because his medical alert went off. 
Kevin for Kyle and the Patriots
Gary and Barry for UConn.
Bill Stanley’s Once Upon a Time Books  I and II from the 1930s went to Kevin for $20.
Lottery:  with Barry
  • Andy Grant
  • Kathy Croteau and
  • Bonnie
all came up short.
Bob Farwell introduced Sheila Horvitz and Melva O’Neill who spoke about the Power of Purple’s 3rd Annual Hot Cider Walk and Rally to be held on Sunday, October 25th at Eastern Point Beach in Groton.  The Power of Purple is a campaign to end domestic violence that was founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures and Hadassah of Eastern Connecticut.
Barry led us in the Four-Way Test to close our meeting.