Posted by Cindy Amell on Apr 08, 2019
 
 
This week Lindsay Stanislowsky will be here to talk to us on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Wear Purple – the official color of Alzheimer’s!
 
Next week we are awarding our Charter Day Award to a lucky Rotarian.  Did you know our club celebrates its 100th anniversary soon?  PP Harrison Freer will be in charge of this as the Nominating chair of this award.
 
Next Week we are also presenting our Paul Harris Awards.  Congratulations and thank you to all of those who will be receiving them.  Please come to the meeting and see who it will be.  This is a great honor for all.  Paul Harris was the founding father of Rotary and the awards go to those who have reached $1,000 contributions to the foundation – or more – either through direct giving or matching dollars. 
 
Rotary 5k – Down to the wire - Sign up now!!.  We need many hands on deck to make this a success.  The date is Saturday April 13th at SUNY ACC.  If you are new to the club this is a fun event to help at and work with other Rotarians.  Reach out to PP Jim Goodspeed to see what you might enjoy helping with at the event.  Packing party at the Conkling Center April 11 from 4-6.  We have enough help for this…..
 
New Date for Fishing derby is April 27th.  Please note in your Calendar and thanks to Tim Bartlett for chairing this event.
 
Charla is keeping us informed….Earth day is April 20th at Glens Falls City Park – next to Crandall Library 12-4pm.  Live music, food, speakers, kids activities.   Also Winter Raptor Fest is May 18 and 19 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Saving land and birds for people – sponsored by the Friends of the IBA
 
Our club now has an Opiod Task Force Committee under the leadership of co-Chairs PP Barb Sweet and PP Jim Goodspeed.  Please stay tuned for more details on how you can get involved.
 
Saturday June 8th the Glens Falls Hospital will be sponsoring an Aloha Family 5k and 1 mile fun walk.  You can see Cindy Sherwood for more details and check out www.runsignup.com/gfh5k to register.
 
Thanks and see you all this Thursday.
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