DG Rupi addressing the Club


Reporter: Gen Schies

Presiding: President Larry Fowler

Invocation: Gary Young

Presdent Larry Fowler presented Bob Farwell with a Rupi pin for his hard work on our speaker programming, Andrew Nollman with a teamwork pin for all the ‘behind’the scenes” work he does for the club, and Joel Etra with a Rupi for being ‘Mr. Rone’.

Fellowship: Jim O’Shea with pancake trivia and a message about an upcoming pancake breakfast rotary fundraiser on April 14 at Dodd Stadium.


•       Night of giving! Final Push! ( 3/30/12 event

•       Sunrise rotary has a wine tasting on 3/23 and duck race May 12.

•       The Carnival is coming!

•       Firefighter outing 6/19

•       Bloodmobile will be at the Greek Orthodox Church on 4/19

•       Membership goal by end of June- plus 9!

•       Barry Shead asked for Native Son/Daughter nominees for June 20.

Birthdays: Bob Reed 3/15

Anniversaries: Jim O’Shea-4 Years, Ivan Martin, 50 years!, Dr. Jerry Lowney 41 years, Andyrew Nollman 3 years, Chuck Seeman 14 years.

Guests: Stacey Jimenez, Tim Lemoine, Chris Colter, Josh Postler.

Lottery: produced no winners

Happy Dollars: Led by Nancy Gentes- Bill Champagne shared information about an event on Monday March 26, which will feature Wally Lamb as a speaker. Other happy dollars went to welcome our DG Rupi Rupwani.


Rotary Foundation Minute- District Governor Rupi Rupwani recognized Chuck Seeman and Manny Kadish for their generosity.

Special Guest Speaker Sandy Quarto, Norwich Community Cinema. Presented on the cinema at Donald Oat Theater, doors open at 7:00 pm on the 2nd Sat of the month for a $7 donation you can enjoy a variety of independent films. Bring your own wine! Also adding a viewing on the 4th Friday of the month at Otis library and host the summer movies on the Norwichtown green.

Jim O’Shea led the group in the four way test.