Posted by Jill Koch on Jan 23, 2020
Here is what you missed at this week's meeting!
Meeting Recap 01/16/20   
  • Herb Sipp, member of a fellow Rotary Club
  • Dan and Laura Williams, Dan presented to the club today
  • David Edelstein guest of Jack Altdoeffer
  • Sat., Feb. 8th: Super Saturday Rotary Training, VVS School
  • Year End Utica Rotary Gala planning meeting will be January 30th at M&T Bank at 5:30, contact Stephen Turnbull
  • New board members to serve starting July 1, 2020 for a three year term:
          Roxanne Mutchler, Jerry Kraus, Dave Jones, Travis Rabbers and Catherine McEnroe
    Filling some vacancies will be Elizabeth Nassar serving a two year term and David Bagley serving a one year term.  Come July 1, 2020 our President will be Israel Acosta, President Elect will be Stephen Turnbull and our new Vice President will be Tina Pavlot.  Congratulations all!
  • Inducted new member John Bartholomeo, owner of Mohawk Valley Wellness
  • Rotary District Governor, Randy Wilson, was in the last issue of the Rotarian with a story about hosting  two generations of youth exchange students from the same family
Program: Dan Williams, a very dynamic and riveting speaker told us about the Daniel Barden Mudfest. Now in its 8 th year, the 5-mile, 5-K and Kids mud run is in memory of Daniel Barden, who was one of the first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook, CT tragedy in December 2012.
The event is May 2nd 8:00 AM volunteers, spectators and runners are wanted.  There will be seven bands, barn dance, food vendors and more.  Mudders (people who run) are encouraged to train and help others through the course.  Proceeds from the run benefit at risk teens by providing an outdoor canoe trip several days long that changes teens future outlook on life for the better.  The teens are also to vet and choose a charity to donate proceeds to as well.
If you are looking for a great speaker, Dan was fantastic. For more information visit web site:
       Dan Bartholomeo, Stephen Turnbull, P Joe Caruso                                      P Joe Caruso and Dan Williams
Next Week’s Program: Thurs., Jan. 23rd: Adirondack Scenic Railroad.
We will be back at the Yahnundasis                                                   Notes by Jill Koch