"From the standpoint of daily life, there is one thing we do know:
That man is here for the sake of other men." ~ Albert Einstein

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Tuesday August 23, 2011

We extend a big welcome to Cindy Duncan as our newest Club member. Cindy is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a new practice in Perry. She is the daughter of Rotarian Bob Duke and is very excited to be involved in the Brigham City Rotary Club.

Today we held a Club Assembly and worked through a number of items on the agenda.

Discussions were held regarding Peach Days and our annual Raffle. Tickes are now available and each Rotarian should pick up 200 to sell before the Saturday of Peach Days. We also discussed the float and signups for times to man the float and sell tickets.

Next item of discussion was the Dictionary Project. We have received a grant and ordered 900+ dictionaries for delivery to the third graders in Box Elder County. This is an annual project that brings a lot of joy to a lot of kids in the area. Not to mention the joy brought to Rotarians as we participate in the activity of delivering the dictionaries to the schools in the county.

President Damon also shared some preliminary information regarding a local project in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity. Hopefully we'll soon be involved in building a house for a family in the local area.

Next week is the Club Steak Fry at President Damon's home. Be sure to let Paul know if you are planning on being in attendance and if you'll be bringing a guest.

Two weeks will be Kevin Blaylock's program.

Then it's PEACH DAYS!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

TUESDAY August 16

Today was our annual
Rotarians and Sons luncheon.

A number of Rotarians had sons in attendance
and all were introduced at the beginning of the meeting.

Connie took care of fellowship by having
Tere Moore and Randy Capener
select a group of Rotarians to sing to them.

What an awesome rendition of Happy Birthday!

Our best wishes to Tere and Randy
on celebrating another birthday!

Travis Rose raised some money for the Foundation
as Sergeant-At-Arms

Adam Baird introduced our speaker:
Judge Kevin Allen, former Rotarian
who spoke about his involvement with
the Box Elder County Drug Court
and the positive program it is in our area.

The premise of Drug Court is that there are addicts
and the program attempts to deal with the addiction
in place of dwelling on the offense of possession or use.

The long term plan is to help offenders
deal with the addiction and return to being
productive members of society.

So far the program has an 85% success rate.

Thanks to Judge Allen for sharing
this informative program with us.

Next week is Club Assembly.
We'll be discussing Peach Days.

In two weeks we'll have our annual Steak Fry
at President Damon's home.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

On the Road Again.... TUE August 9

Sorry for my absence. It's been a wild summer...

Last week we heard from Matthew Kennedy on his
service in Uganda. I was unable to attend and received
to photos or updates. I'm sure it was a great program!

We had a couple of guests today, besides our speaker:
Kayson Hester, great nephew and guest of Annette McFarlane and
Gary Thompson, guest of Jeff Scott.
Glad to have you both with us today!

Bob Davis admirably filled the Sergeant-At-Arms position.
No fines were levied and he reported
the group was well behaved for the day.

Fellowship: President Paul Damon reported on the
marriage of his son.

Richard Scott introduced our guest speaker for the day
Andrew Johnson, Marketing Director for
Miller Motorsports Park presented a review
of the Sports Park and it's many attractions.

He also brought one of the Sports Park pace cars with him.

He also shared a great video about the
Ford High Performance Driving School
Available at the Park

Thanks to Andrew for his time and presentation!

Next week is Rotarian and Sons
Two weeks: CLUB Assembly
Three weeks: Rotary Steak Fry at President Damon's Home