Thursday, October 30
Citizenship Award to Hannah Walworth of
Presentation of Mary Academy, plus guests, and Leah Okimoto,
Founder and Executive Director of Aaron's Presents.
Saturday, November 8,
the annual cleaning and grooming of the George L. Street
Memorial Bridge in honor of our deceased member and WWII
hero. Mike DeLuca is leading the effort.
Santa Night, December
12, 2014 Just 45 days away.
Guess Who She Is:
Present at the Thursday luncheons. Always
gracious and giving. Is a student at Northern Essex.
Has three daughters, the eldest of whom is about to graduate
from a charter school and could very well be accepted soon at a
private high school.
There was no selling of tickets toward winning
the raffle this week. Come Thursday, buy big and win big!
Jeff Shank presented the case for
acquiring sponsors and advertisers for the songbook used during Santa
Night. The songbooks are distributed to all for whom
all the group of "carolers" serenades in the various
bars and restaurants it visits.
The actual donations during
the singing nets only about $3,000. The majority of
the real money toward and exceeding the goal of $10,000.
He urged the membership to be
active in pursuing the ads and sponsorships. To that end
he handed out offer sheets for use in the solicitation.
For those who did not get one, click here.
Glenn Rogers spoke
briefly about the opportunities to support the Eliminate
Project by using retail and gift cards offered through the
Srip program the Club runs.
He distributed an information
flyer including the internet address and enrollment code that
one needs to enroll and purchase cards. The alternative is
to have Glenn do that for you by your providing the cash or
check to him up front.
The link to the site is www.shopwithscrip.com
Julia Garcia, Associate Director of
Community Based Programs, spoke on behalf of the Girl Scouts of Eastern
After lauding the Scouts, justifiably we
believe, she concentrated on two special programs based on the
belief that "a targeted curriculum, consistent access to
caring adults and the implementation of the Girl Scout
leadership mode.' can make a substantial difference in the lives
of girls in communities that would be unable to support Scouts
Both bring a set of self-esteem, finance and
business, stem, and community based programs to the girls on a
part-time basis in partnership with the schools.
It costs about $400 per girl to operate the
programs, including part time tutors/providers, of which they
need candidates still. Much of the support is grant
The Club donated $640 on Thursday to the Scouts
as part of the summer enrichment initiative raised at the
Fabulous Feast 2014.