Posted by Cindy Amell on Mar 26, 2019
This week fellow Rotarian Karin Green will be telling her about her recent travels around the world.  These are always fun!  Please plan on joining us.
We will be inducting Norm Dascher, CEO of the Hyde Collection. 
Rotary 5k – 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.  Also mark your calendar for the Packing party at the Conkling Center April 11 from 4-6.  Please email or call PP Jim Goodspeed to sign up for this.
April 6th is our District Assembly.  April 6, 2019 7:30am - 3:00pm First Reformed Church 10 North Church Street, Schenectady
Join Rotarians from around the District for our annual District Training Day and Grant Management Seminar.  This event is free to all Rotarians and includes a light breakfast and lunch. 
New Member Orientation - 1:30 - 3pm:  Perfect for any Rotarian who has joined Rotary in the past few years.  Untangle your questions about Rotary, learn about Rotary's alphabet soup, come to understand the incredible and vast array of programs at both the District and International level, plus info about what your own club is up to.  More info to follow on how to register.  See Cindy if interested in attending. 
We welcomed our three newest GF Rotarians last week. – Andy and Janice Holding, as well as Gabrielle Grasmeder.  We formalized our induction ceremony with a handshake and welcome from all upon departing our meeting!
PP Harrison Freer and his committee are still taking nominations through this Thursday, March 28 for club awards.
Does anyone remember “Imperial Color” and work for them?  We have a fellow Rotarian from out of town who is looking for some information on the company.  If so, please see me.
Visitors and Guests Chair, Bob McMillen, gave us a great tutorial on how to welcome our guests.   I think we all passed!  We say hi to each person as they are named and we save the applause till the end.  Let’s see how we do this week.
GF Rotary Board meeting this Thursday March 28 7:30 at the Conkling Center.  All are welcome to attend.
GF Brewfest Saturday April 6 at the Queensbury Hotel.  4-7 PM.  Proceeds benefit both the Adirondack Theatre and the Feeder Canal Alliance, For which our fellow Rotarian Jeanne Williams is the Director of.  See Jeanne for further details.  Want to have even more fun?  Check out Taps and Apps at Seasoned Friday April 5th  - all to benefit the Feeder Canal Alliance.
The emd!
"Be the Inspiration!"