Posted by Tina Pavlot on Oct 19, 2019
Here is what you missed at this week's Rotary meeting!
Meeting Recap 10/17/19     
Judy Reilly – Asst. District Governor; GUS Rotary Club
Tetyana – Guest of Elizabeth Nassar
Fountainhead Group: Hien Chau, Dawn Gubbons, Bup Huynk, Ngan Chau, Zineta Begulic, Quoc Chau, Mai Thu Hoang, Nway Nway Htay, Harry Joslyn, George Mitchell, Ranh Nguyen, Mark Roscup, Paw Htoo Thi, Kevin Tran, Ung “Peter Van Phan & Irena Wozny
RCIL: Wendy Gagliardo, Holly Saupp, Dick Martin, Sandy Martin, Amy Dewan, Sonny Greco & Zvia McCormick
Observer Dispatch: Barbara Liable, Pam Sperbeck, Don Liable, Denise Ransiear & Frank Tomaino
MVCC: Thomas Monaghan, Tom Squires, Cassie Puglese, Ryan Monahan, Mike McHarris, Bernie Carcone, Joe Fiorenza, Jerad Zarnoch & Dave Bolinski
Adirondack Financial Services: Becky Ruben-Navarro, Marlene Anderson, Christine Ruben, Bill Aboussleman, Hollie Majka, John Yeung, Bill Kline, Bill Locke, Mary Ann Peck, Kathy Kupiec, Kristin Lewis, Linda Russell, Leshia Kozenewski, Jay Clark, Patricia Rugari, Sue Smith, Dan Ficano & Paula Fiorentino
  • Karen Six is relocating and won’t be able to continue with Rotary. She will be deeply missed!
  • District Conference is Saturday, Oct 19th at the Ontario Conference Center is Oswego
  • Pin Down Polio is Wednesday, Oct 23rd 6 pm at Vista Lanes on Oriskany Blvd. Currently have 13 teams, consider creating one!
  • Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup is Saturday, Oct 26th from 8 – 11 am. More volunteers are needed, see Stephen Turnbull
  • The Veteran’s Dinner is Saturday, Nov 9th 6 – 9 pm at Cornerstone Community Church on Plant Street in Utica. Please see Mary Ann Hallak-Serwatka if you can help out
  • New Member Mixer is Thursday, Nov 21st 5:30 – 7:30 at the Delta Hotel
President Joe educated our guests on Rotary and how “Together People Create Change”
Program: Pride of Workmanship Awards
Roxanne explained the Awards program, introduced the committee members and Jerry Kraus as the program’s MC. Jerry reminded us of the award criteria.
Fountainhead Group: Hien Chau nominated by Dawn Gubbins
Dawn described Hien as always being available to step up when needed and doing so with enthusiasm.
RCIL: Wendy Gagliardo nominated by Holly Saupp
Holly described Wendy as exceeding expectations. Wendy thanked her parents who were in attendance and spoke of her love for the company.
Observer Dispatch: Barbara Laible nominated by Pam Sperbeck
Pam described Barb as the unsung hero. Barb spoke of her gratefulness to the club and employer.
MVCC: Tom Monaghan nominated by Tom Squires
Tom Squires described Tom Monaghan as a star, noting his consistency and professionalism. Tom thanked his children and many members of MVCC and team.
Adirondack Financial Services: Becky Ruben-Navarro nominated by Marlene Anderson
Becky could not make it to the ceremony, but Marlene described herself as lucky to have Becky, who is a self-starter, active in her community and a key resource to all.