Thanks to Greeter  Deb Cox
Volunteer for next weeks Greeter – Will Shakesphere
Who is scribe + Speaker
This week scribe – Mona Williams
Next weeks scribe – Kevin Yager (10/23)
This week Speaker – Jason Posternak
Next week Speaker – Debra Rosenzweig (10/23)
This Day In History
KJ was filling in for Jim V.
Quote of the day: “ I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Rotary Minute
No rotary minute
Steve Harrison, Asst District Governor – Bellows Falls Rotary
Anniversaries & Birthdays
Rotary Anniversaries
Date Joined Rotary
Bethany Martin       4 years on October 16, 2015.
Sandy Shriver           22 Years on October 10, 1997

Tom Franks – does not want to serve as secretary next year, please someone step up.
Diane – Trivia was awesome, approximately 50 people showed, it was great fun and great food. Next Trivia night will be Nov 4th due to the second Monday of the month being Veterans Day.
Josh Traegger – Huge Thank you for all who helped and participated in the Disc Golf Event. They had 68 players.
Josh Unruh – he is looking to do another Pints for Polio night, this time at the Marina. There is a little bit more space there. Asked when in November might be a good date? Wednesday, November 13th, starting around 6 pm was offered as a good day and time.

Cards – 8 clubs, no winner this week!
Student Rotarians – What have we got? No student Rotarians this week.
Deb Cox – Disc Golf, Josh Goldberg did a great job organizing the volunteers.
Josh Goldberg – Josh T. and Rob really were the backbone of the event. They did so much behind the scenes to make this event great.  
Ali – Thank you Lisa for filling in for here this morning and collecting money.
Michelle – Thank you to Lisa for booking her an amazing trip!!!
Kevin – 1st, fine for anyone not wearing their pin. 2nd , last week Kevin and his wife join the Elks B.P.O.E. 1499 to broaden their civic duty. They give to a lot of organizations and it is a great group.
KJ – 1st, This weekend at Jamaica State Park, Adventure Race on Saturday, Oct 19th. They have a family fun course for ages 6 and up also!!! Bring your family. 2nd, Thursday, Oct 17th is the drawing for the car benefit for Rescue Inc. Drawing to be held at the Marina. I still have tickets.
Jason – Thank you Toni for filling in and distributing tickets for the Dinner Raffle!
Turner – He had a friend visiting from Texas, they came at the perfect peak season for foliage. They visited for 4-5 days and spent the time going for rides, talking about their kids and growing up and had an all-around great visit.
Kevin – Rotary Cares taping tomorrow (Oct 17th) the episode will be about Polio and will feature our own Michelle!!
Toni – Dinner Raffle Tickets – Everyone has raffle tickets 12 Books, Everyone really needs to sell their books, we are down a few Rotarians so if we can sell and help with the extra tickets that would be great. Sell tickets to the Noon time Club, Rotarians who are not here anymore,  at Trivia Night, use Facebook and send emails.
The money from this raffle supports Project Feed the Thousands, the Windham County Heat Fund, Nutrition Program (lunch/meals to kids during school breaks), First Night Brattleboro, Boys and Girls Club, GroundWorks and supporting our community. This fund raiser makes about $9000 for us to support all these projects and groups.
Kevin Yager – Volunteered a tutorial  on “how to close the sale”. ☺
Mona – Thank you to Deb and the noontime club volunteers for a great Food Bank Sort a thon. The Food Bank event will happen the 2nd Saturday of every month, 9 am – 12 pm. We will be looking for volunteers.
Bowl of Life – Sandy Shiver started and guessed correctly the first time!!
“After being a manager at Staples, I became a happy receptionist. This was a stepping stone for this person’s career.” ----- Josh Goldberg
Guest Speaker – Asst District Govenor Steve Harrison
He is filling in for Keith Clark who has recently moved to DC. Steve is a Bellows Falls Rotarian. He is currently on Fall break from Kurn Hatten School and was making a surprise visit to join us this morning. He goes to 5 clubs in our area and is trying to make it to a meeting every quarter at each location.
Steve spoke of the greatness of the Rotary fellowship, comradery and fundraising.  He stated we, Brattleboro Sunrise Rotary, function well as a club and getting things accomplished. Thank you for giving him time to speak and welcoming him to our meeting.
4 Way Test
Is it the truth
Is it fair to all concerned
Will it build goodwill and better friendships
Is it beneficial to all concerned