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Meeting Minutes - March 14th, 2018

Guest Speaker

Rick Cerrone, former Director of Publicity for the NY Yankees, was our speaker today. A Yorktown native, he told us that his life changed when his school Guidance Counselor asked him what he wanted to do with his life and he answered that his goal was to be in charge of publicity for the Yankees. He asked if we had made a difference in someone’s life today, adding that one never knows how our actions or conversations can point someone in a different direction. He told us some interesting anecdotes of how he had impacted lives without intentionally doing so. Thank you for your presentation, Rick; you are a very kind person. Please come again.

Meeting Notes

Diana and Vicky were able to deliver 25 pizzas from our Club, last Friday to the Beaver Ridge residents, who were still without power. Everyone was very appreciative.

Per Rotary Int’l’s President, Ian Riseley’s request that each Club plant as many trees as they have members before the end of this Rotary year, we will be working with the Yorktown Parks Dept. on getting our approx. 20 trees planted by Yorktown’s Arbor Day celebration on April 27th. Rosie will reach out to Ann Kutter on this.

Geri is updating our most recent brochure for the Club, to include the many projects we have done/sponsored over theyears. We are hoping to give it to Janet DiBenedetto, DG, at next week’smeeting.

Upcoming events:

March 18 - ASK Save a Life

March 27 - NE Westchester Club’s evening meeting at Traditions; GuestSpeaker is Asst AG, Janet Powers

April 16 - 100th Anniversary of Bronx club at Greentree Country Club,New Rochelle

April 27 - District Paul Harris Luncheon

April 18 - Support Connection is seeking sponsors

April 21 - District Polio Dinner

June 8 - Club Installation/Paul Harris Dinner - Peter Pratt’sThe proposed Golf Outing date is TBD.

We are still deciding on where the Club’s permanent meeting place willbe. Everyone seems happy with what Yorktown Pizza and Pasta. We willtry out Furci’s on March 21st, and Rosie will reach out to Little Sorrento’s.Please let Patti know if you have any other suggestions.

Health of Club

Alice R. is feeling under the weather and we send her a get well soon message from the club.

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