Posted by Jill Koch on Dec 07, 2019
Here is what you missed at this week's Rotary meeting!
Meeting Recap 12/05/19     
Visitors:  Doug and Jackie Walters (Felix’s first host parents), David Edelstein guest of Jack Altdoeffer
50/50 winner: David Bagley
Rotarians in the News:
  • Warm welcome to Larry Calabrese who was feeling well enough to come to meeting, so nice to see you Larry!
  • Crist Brown was also in attendance, nice to have you Chris!
  • Sad note: Dana’s mother passed, she was 88, our thoughts are with you Dana
  • John Burdick not feeling well, a card was passed around, feel better soon John!
  • Darby O’Brien had letter in the OD praising what positive changes our immigrants have made to the Utica area
  • Stephen Turnbull honored in OD by Genesis Group, this honor given to successful men and women younger than 40 in recognition of their “dedication to their profession and the community, Congratulations Stephen!
  • Hottest new drink at the Delta is the Rotary Rita, stop by and try one today
  • Dec. 17th: Area 2&3 Rotary Holiday Party, Aqua Vino Restaurant, 6pm-9pm
  • Dec. 17th: Holiday Concert, House of the Good Shepherd (RCU donates refreshments)
  • Dec, 19th: Club President Joe Caruso will present on his experience attending the 2019 RI Convention in Hamburg
Program: Felix from Stuttgart Germany, our exchange student, gave a very interesting presentation.  At home in Germany his family is very busy and very talented musically, his mother and brothers sing, Felix says he is not too good at it, but he does like to play the French Horn and has been in many orchestras that traveled to Japan, Spain and around Europe.  His school class in Germany is small and geared toward music.
Since Felix has been in America he has done a lot, went to 6 Flags, played soccer for Clinton School making it to the semi-finals, made many friends with other exchange students and has cross-country skied for the first time ever.  Thanksgiving for Felix was good, he said “they ate a lot and watched football – which was very American”
Next Week’s Program Dec. 12th:  House of the Good Shepherd to perform for us!