Posted by Jim Day on May 31, 2019
Here's what you missed at this week's Rotary meeting!
Meeting recap  5/30/19
Leading Us in Song:  JoEllen Wakefield Wright
Opening Benediction:  Natalie Brown
Visitors: Sofia Gato, guest of Deb Burke
50/50 winner:  Michelle Brandstadt
Rotarians in the News: reported by Dr. Roger Breslow (who was a baseball umpire in another life and career!)
  • Jim Turnbull was listed as a second Generation CABVI Board Member
  • PE Joe Caruso Listed in an article regarding the Central NY Conservancy
  • Linda Iannone was away visiting Friends and Family in the Midwest
  • PE Joe Caruso, who has joined Weichert Realty, is on his way to Hamburg Germany for the Annual Rotary International Convention
  • PP Dominick Passalacqua noted that Rotarian Nick Passalacqua and Wife Kara were celebrating their wedding anniversary and that their daughter Leah was currently at home and doing well and still being treated at Sloan Kettering in New York
  • President David reported that he had a good time at the monthly Rotary Get together last night, which was held at Swifty's, especially because of Travis Rabbers introduction to all of a new wonderful libation!
  • Changing of the Guard at Traditions Links at Erie Village, June 27
  • Area 2 and 3 Adopt a Highway Cleanup, June 8, 8-11 AM; contact Steve Turnbull as volunteers are still needed
  • CNY Conservancy Clean up the Park Day at FT Proctor Park; sign up on our Website or by contacting Michelle Brandstadt
  • Mohawk Valley Rotary Club hosting Comedy Show on June 1 at Francesca's in Frankfort
  • Many Hearts One Purpose event by RCIL to help live more independently is June 5;  contact Jennifer DePasquale
  • Hope House is holding a benefit honoring local attorney Mark Wolber on June 6;  contact JoEllen Wakefield Wright
  • Boilermaker Rotary Club of Utica Water Station is set for July 14 at the Parkway Center
  • YE student Felix from Stuttgart will be arriving in August and will attend Clinton HS
Today's Program:
Steve Bulger, CEO of ICAN (Integrated Community Alternatives Network) formerly known as Kids Oneida, gave a presentation on the new re-branding of the organization and explained how this not-for-profit organization is a home and community based network that provides services and care to high risk individuals and families with social, emotional and behavioral challenges.  ICAN has been a mainstay in CNY for over 20 years.
Next Week's Program:  Quiet Givers and YE Student Ophelia!  PP Jill will preside as President David is away.