Posted by Jim Brown on Oct 16, 2017
Rotary Club of Needham
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Location: Needham Sheraton
President Marty Lindemann presiding.
Pledge of Allegiance: Marty
Song: America the Beautiful led by Bob Cox
Invocation: Karen Wetmore
Guests:   Monica: Who was this woman? Mystery guest?
We welcomed the guests with our welcome song led by Bob Cox
Joke of the Day:
  • Good turn out for the Harvest Fair. About 16 Raffle Tickets sold!!
  • Under 100 tickets left! The drawing will be at the Pancake Breakfast on November 4th..
  • Dictionaries: All dictionaries delivered. Great project, thanks to everyone who helped!!.
  • Ted is excited that the board has approved a new grill for the pancake breakfast. It will replace one of our older grills.
  • Grill for Senior Center has arrived and is being installed. Not an easy one to finish.
  • Buddy Bench for St. Joe’s. is on order. Then, we need to get it installed! Two more schools have expressed interest. More to follow…..
Happy $$$:  Bill Paulson, Charles, Bob Dunning, Tom, Libby to welcome Monica; Ted for a great weekend away; Ken and Jim for the late summer; Louise for great Harvest Fair! Paul HTBH; Roz-Nice Weekend; Kathy Whitney-nice weekend in Chatham; Andy for the Dictionaries, and for his daughter riding without assistance in the bike rodeo; Bob Cox-GTBH; Scotti for great upcoming trip to Vegas.
50:50: Ticket number 905 belonged to Andy, who drew the 10 of clubs, which is not the joker, so the $1020 pot rolls over to next week. There are only 6 cards left in the deck! !
Guest Speaker:
Carol Read and Tiffany Zike, from Needham’s Public Health Board, detailing the services tht they offer. For more, go to