Regular Meeting Minutes for 3/14/2017

Attendees:

Thunder Boone Randy Brown Linda Cousineau Jennifer Dalrymple
Mary Heinemann Ross Johnson Jeffrey Langlinais KayLynn Murray
Stewart Nash Laura Obert Gordon Pearse Patrick Plantenberg
Ronald Salladay Victor Sample Jean Sautter Judy Schenk
Kathy Sewell Adam Six Laura Stevenson Christopher Wright

Minutes March 14, 2017 - APPROVED


 PLEDGE/PRAYER:           

For food and health and happy days, accept our gratitude and praise.  In serving others Lord may we, Repay our debt of love to thee.

CALL TO ORDER, WELCOME NEW MEMBERS/GUESTS: 20 Members, no Guests

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  MOTION:  Kathy S moved to approve minutes from February 28, 2017; Laura O seconded; Passed.

CORRESPONDENCE:

PROGRAM: Jackie Smith, RADERSBURG’s 150TH Anniversary Celebration July 29-30

  • Jackie reported at Board Meeting; she had to leave before the Regular meeting
  • Will come to later meeting to sell tickets

BIOGRAPHY:      None

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Foundation Centennial Grant application for Head Start Projects –
    • Committee Meeting held on-site to lay eyes on project and brainstorm ideas; Pat P, Ron S, Chris W, Jeff L, Kathy S, Jean S and Laura S met with Phyllis (Head Start)
    • Ron S then met with Clint Watson (High School shop teacher) and developed a design for shed.  Shop students will construct shed in pieces and assemble on site.
    • Other ideas: Roof over play area; Toy holder (shelves or net)
  • Fall Fest Meeting – Jen reported on March 7 meeting
    • Still working on budgets
    • Getting publicity started
    • Pat working on Sponsorship package
  • RYLA campers - working with John O’Dell and Jill Flynn
    • Have submitted funds for two attendees and have requested three additional attendees
  • Rotary ‘Membership Matters’ Event
    • Presenter:   Dick Jones,  Membership Cadre Specialist,  Santa Fe, NM;
    • For Membership, Public Image and Foundation Committee Members, Club Officers and Leaders;
    • Saturday, March 18; 9:00 am—1:30 pm     
    • Coffee/Networking begins at 8:30 am
    • Radisson Colonial Hotel Helena; 2301 Colonial Drive   Helena, MT  (406) 443-2100;
    • Ross J., Kathy S., Patrick P., and Jeff L. are going
  • Vic S – Mentioned audio recordings stored at Museum and transferring to digital.  He has funds to transfer first five tapes.  If successful, may solicit additional funds.

NEW BUSINESS

  • Missouri River Marketing Meeting Results, Vic Sample
    • May 13 – Townsend clean-up
    • June 17 – County-wide clean-up day
  • Sip’n Paint results - Vic Sample
  • Patrick’s Birthday March 17
  • Jean Sautter, Birthday March 19
  • Vic Sample, Birthday March 21
  • Andre Prevel, Birthday, March 24
  • Robin Kirscher, Birthday, March 26
  • Kay Murray, Anniversary March 18 (39 years)
  • Jean Sautter, Anniversary 22 years, March 25
  • Thunder and Joe attended Whitehall Rotary dinner event. 

OTHER ROTARY/COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • March 16 –  Trivia at Staggering Ox (Pat, Kathy Jeff, Stewart will attend)
  • March 25 – Townsend Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner – Watson’s 5:30 drinks
  • March 25 – Sportsman's Banquet at Faith Baptist Church. Doors open at 4:30pm.
  • April 8 – Broadwater Rod and Gun Club Annual Banquet at 5:30pm at Fairgrounds
  • April 28-29 – DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2017, Hilton Garden Inn, Kalispell; Patrick & Ross going
  • May 13 – Community Cleanup Day 
  • May 21 – Museum Open House
  • May 27-June 9 – Hosting Tasmanian Friendship Exchange Members (Townsend asked to host night of June 8)
  • June 1 – BHC Open House
  • June 10-14 – Rotary International Atlanta Convention - Patrick & Mary, Ross & Diane, and Jeff L. going
  • June 17 – County wide garage sale
  • June 28 – Circus
  • July 11-15 – RYLA Camp, Luccock Park Camp
  • Sep 21-23 – PEACE PARK ASSEMBLY, Waterton Park

HAPPY BUCKS!!

  • Chris W – Purchased lot on Skyview Lane for building home; Daughter got married;
  • Vic S – Worked two months and finally got Missouri Valley Marketing incorporated

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS: Linda C. collected $1 for no Rotary pins

FOUR WAY TEST:

 Of the things we think, do, or say: Is it the TRUTH?   Is it FAIR to all concerned?   Will it BUILD GOODWILL AND BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?   Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?     ...And is it FUN!!

Respectfully Submitted,

Jeff Langlinais

Club Secretary