President Tim Bechard
Weekly Blog
Spinoffs August 22, 2019
Program of August 22nd - Bill Riddervold and Dave Price gave as presentation on what the ADK Vette Club does and talked about its upcoming VetteFest for 2019.  This car club raises money for Operation Santa Clause and Operation at Ease.  Operation as Ease is all about using the comfort of animals to help vertans cope with their life.  Both of these are important community programs.  The ADK Vette Club is based out of Saratoga and they have an upcoming event in downtown Glens Falls on September 8, 2019.  This event immediately follows the National Car Show in Lake George and attracts over 100 cars.  Our Rotary Food Truck will be on hand for this event.  
The Warm the Children Program needs help with as the person who has coordinated this effort at the Post Star can no longer do this effort.  Dave Douge is the chair of this committee and is seeking help to ensure a successful program this year.  Anyone interested should contact him to determine what areas are in need of help. 
Patti Pepe - Is collecting aluminum can pop tops to benefit the Ronald McDonald House.  Please bring any collected aluminum tops to her at any meeting.  
September 5-6 - The Queensbury Senior Center is accepting books donations M-F from 9AM-4PM from now until September 4th.   They are having a book sale September 5th, 9 AM- 5:30 PM and September 6th  from 9 AM - Noon.  Special pricing will be in effect near the end of the sale.  Please consider donating your books or attending the sale.  
September 8th - VetteFest in City Park.  The Rotary Food Truck will be attending.  Volunteers will be needed. 
September 16th - Gift of Life Golf Tournament  at Pinehaven Country Club
Balloon Festival is right around the corner. Mark your calendar for September 19-22. 
Veterans Appreciation Breakfast November 6, 2019 - The Conkling Center and the Glens Falls Senior Center are joining forces again this year to sponsor the Veterans Appreciation Breakfast at the Great Escape Lodge.  Sign up has begun for veterans who would like to attend this event.  If you are a veteran or know someone who is please consider this event and sign up through the Conkling Center.   
Speaker this week -   Peter Hughes, Director of the Park Theater
Rotary Connects the World
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Fred Natale
August 9
Marc Monahan
August 13
John Mucha
August 18
Thomas Hoy
August 18
Kerri Lewis
August 23
Shelle Kelz
August 27
Ed Fitzgerald
August 30
Aug 29, 2019
“Meet Me at the Park”, A visit and presentation by The Park Theater Director

Peter Hughes is the director of the Park Theater in Glens Falls. Throughout his 20+ year in Arts Administration and Marketing , Peter has made a career of inventing , exploring and crafting his way through obstacles big and small. He’ll share his personal career narrative and talk about how that informs the vision for the Park Theater.

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Sep 05, 2019
The Glens Falls Hospital Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
Sep 12, 2019
A presentation on her recent medical mission to Bangladesh
Sep 19, 2019
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