Posted by Tina Pavlot on Mar 26, 2020
Here is what you missed at this week's Rotary meeting!
Meeting Recap 03/26/20       
While we have decided not to hold physical meetings through April 23rd, we are holding virtual ones through Zoom. Check the weekly email for a link to participate.
18 participants including guests logged on this week.
Guests: John Cox, Rotarian from Radford Virginia (guest of P Joe Caruso)
And it was nice to see PP Georgiana Ide live from Gainesville Virginia.
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President Joe shared his “What has Rotary done to make you proud” segment. Highlights were:
  • Member and PP Bill Waszkiewicz, owner of Chester’s Flowers, sent about 85 bud vases to nursing home residents in the 4 different facilities in hopes of brightening their day.
  • We said goodbye to Felix, our youth exchange student, who arrived home in Germany this morning. Youth Exchange committee members were able to zoom with him to say farewell.
  • The Players of Utica are starting an online talent contest
  • District 7150 is hosting weekly movie nights via the Netflix Party app. Check your email for next week’s movie.
  • Our club is looking to schedule a virtual happy hour for April 1st
  • PP Jim Turnbull reported that CABVI is packaging gloves and developing a process to sew masks
  • A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled for Saturday, March 28th at the COCVAC in Clinton from 8 am – 1 pm. See our Facebook page for more information
  • Oneida county is in need of volunteers – email to help
  • Jim Day reported that there will be no RYLA this year due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty it’s caused with Cazenovia College and local school district closures
  • Adopt a highway cleanup is planned for May 16th. See Stephen Turnbull for details.
  • Maria Pavlock reported that early recruitment for Rotaract has begun. Applications will be open starting May 1st. Keep an eye out for the upcoming press release.
Program: n/a
Next Week’s Program: Keep an eye out for Joe’s weekly email for a link to join via Zoom again next week!