NO MEETING MARCH 19

Its Arnold Palmer Invitational week at Bay Hill and the club will NOT meet this week.  The next meeting will be held March 26,same time,same place.

CONGRATULATIONS RICH MALADECKI

Club members joined together Saturday evening,November 16,to congratulate Rotary Gangpast president Rich Maladecki on his selection to the Hospitality Hall of Fame during the annual Grand Tour Gala.

FAREWELL JAMIE MENZIES

Can’t think of another Rotarian capable of getting the whole gang to pose on a Wednesday morning.  Best of luck to Jamie as she moves to the other coast!

Every member attending a recent meeting gathered to bid Jamie Menzies farewell.

Every member attending a recent meeting gathered to bid Jamie Menzies farewell.

NEW PAUL HARRIS FELLOW NAMED

Adding to the host of spouses recognized with Paul Harris Fellows this year is Nicki Baril,wife of past president Bill Baril.  Nicki was recognized at the June 26

Foundation Chair Dave Lehman (l) is joined by President Laura Sherman (r) and Past President Bill Baril (cr) as Bill recognizes wife Nicki (cl) with a Paul Harris Fellow.

Foundation Chair Dave Lehman (l) is joined by President Laura Sherman (r) and Past President Bill Baril (cr) as Bill recognizes wife Nicki (cl) with a Paul Harris Fellow.

meeting by Bill and the club.

DR. PHILLIPS ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR

The only way you’d not see this year’s Rotarian of the Year as the most active and engaged member is to,simply,not be a member.  From chairing the most

President Laura Sherman (l) and Membership Chair Ruthann Dilauri recognize the 2013 Rotarian of the Year,Terry Taggart

President Laura Sherman (l) and Membership Chair Ruthann Dilauri recognize the 2013 Rotarian of the Year,Terry Taggart

successful Taste of Dr. Phillips ever to the wide variety of support he provides for every other club function to his other community volunteer work (having just returned home from taking WWII Vets to the Memorial in Washington DC.,the club is honored to present the 2013 Rotarian of the Year…

TERRY TAGGART

CLUB TRANSITION MEETING WELCOMES NEW PRES JOE MAHONEY

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NEWEST PAUL HARRIS FELLOWS

It’s family time at the Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips as the club has inducted a host of new Paul Harris Fellows.

L to R,Riley O'Donnell,Robin O'Donnell,Dave Lehman

L to R,Riley O’Donnell,Robin O’Donnell,Dave Lehman

New Fellows,(front row) Marty Kamrada,Amy Marvin,Ann Mahoney and Helen Lynch are joined by spouses Sally,Ross,Joe and Larry.

New Fellows,(front row) Marty Kamrada,Amy Marvin,Ann Mahoney and Helen Lynch are joined by spouses Sally,Ross,Joe and Larry.

Riley O’Donnell,daughter of Robin O’Donnell was inducted at the June 5 meeting.  On June 12 four spouses were also recognized:Marty Kamrada,Amy Marvin,Ann Mahoney and Helen Lynch.  Each were presented with certificates from Rotary International as well as Paul Harris Fellow pins at the breakfast meeting.

For more on the Paul Harris Society and Paul Harris Fellow visit the Rotary International Website.

JUNE’S ROTARIAN OF THE MONTH

It is the power of Rotary that defines the relationships that evolve through our club and make a difference.  There are few bigger than those which have risen from the

June winner,Dr. Jose Arias with Club President Laura Sherman (l) and Membership Chair Ruthann DiLauri (r).

June winner,Dr. Jose Arias with Club President Laura Sherman (l) and Membership Chair Ruthann DiLauri (r).

medical mission efforts of Dr. Chris Crotty.  Our June winner not only dedicated his time and expertise but sacrificed his own practice to help over the past few years. For his selfless dedication,Dr. Jose Arias is recognized as the club’s Rotarian of the Month for June,2013.

FIRESIDE CHAT NEXT WEDNESDAY,JUNE 12

If you’re still wearing a red badge and are anxious to join the blue team,be sure to block a couple of hours next Wednesday evening,June 12,for the next Fireside hanley cheersChat starting at 6 PM.  The session will be held in Larry Lynch’s office located at 7680 Universal Blvd.,Suite 550.  The offices are just north of the Crowne Plaza (Sand Lake Road intersection).

By the way…its open to ALL members,not just the red badges.  If you want to get a better handle on the club and Rotary this is a great evening primer for you.

Michael Hanley will present! RSVP to Michael at michael@wmscfl.com.

Four-Way Test Essay Winners Recognized

Wednesday’s club meeting featured the 4-Way Test essay contests held at Windy Ridge Elementary School and Tangelo Park Elementary School this year.

Once again both schools reviewed many outstanding essays from students and were forced to narrow their selections down to two for each school.

Sheila Johnson,principal at Windy Ridge provided an update on new activities at the school and the excitement of the program. She was joined by Mary Beth Smoot.

Essay Contest winners with program chair and incoming president Joe Mahoney

Essay Contest winners with program chair and incoming president Joe Mahoney

Winners representing Windy Ridge who presented their essays were:

Landon Hale

Kaitlyn Walsh

Tangelo Park’s new principal (since March),Diondra Woodard,shared her excitement in the new role and all of the activities at Tangelo Park. She was joined by Fifth Grade teacher Lakeitha Black.  Winners representing Tangelo Park who presented their essays were:

Calietta Christian

 Yasmeen Fseisi

 

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