Enfield Rotary Spur
Shadowing Day
April 13, 2016
President Nick Deni called the meeting to order at 12:15 PM. 
Martha McLeod, back from three months in Kauai, led the Pledge of allegiance.
Mike McManus led the Four Way Test
Greg Stokes led us in Grace.
 As it was Job Shadowing Day, a number of high school students attended with the Rotarian they shadowed.
Sarah Caroll was the guest of Attorney Joe Fallon.
Aries Peralta was a guest of Sandy Zukowski as was photographer, Mike Czarnecki
Deanna McDonald was the guest of Joann Walk.
Bobbie Mazurak  was also present as a guest and future Rotarian.
Sergeant at Arms, Adrian Garcia, announced birthdays for Kate Garvey and Ken and  Kevin  wives. Dick Stevens was noted for his 45 year anniversary of club membership and Martha McLeod for her 13th.
Happy Dollars
Ed Polomba is going to have a new granddaughter soon.
Eric Moody donated for  Happy spring the opening of golf Season.
Kate Garvey is happy that she went to Washington DC to see her best friend and particularly happy to done with Job Shadowing duties. She is happy that all but one student found a job shadowing experience. A celebration with beverages is TBA.
Mike Helichu announced that Allied’s Attic is in need of donations and they can be brought to Rotary.He also gave a happy buck to the Boston Bull Pen.
Chris Leary is glad to be out of the hospital.
Linsey Weber enjoyed her 3 shadowing students. She proudly announced that Trees on Earth Day Printers plant trees. She and Mike have planted 16,000 trees so far!
Martha McLeod was happy about her 13 years in Enfield Rotary.
Nick Deni did not win the golf pool and then announced that his wife was going to S.C. for two weeks and suggested that his fellow Rotarians should invite him to dinner lest he starve.
Jerry Bell gave a late dollar after he was blocked by an accident for 35 minutes on his way to Rotary.
The Bay Path Rotaract Club, founded by Cheryl Leary, won Bay Path’s 2016 Club of the Year Award for the second time.
Patriot Award of appreciation
Special guest Denise Aldrich, employee  of Holiday Inn, honored Rotarian Eric Moody, for the support he and the Holiday Inn had given her when her husband was called to active duty by the Army Reserve. Eric was presented with the Garden Reserve Patriot Award of Appreciation. He received a standing ovation from his fellow Rotarians.
Joe Fallon’s History Mystery
1.Who was the only musician to ever be accorded a ticker tape parade in New York City, won a prestigious award for a performance that day in Moscow of the then  USSR?
The artist was Lavan “Van” Cliburn.
2. What does USSR Stand for and who was its leader in 1958?
              Union of Soviet Socialist Republics----Nikita Khrushchev
3. Name either one of the two compositions performed by Van Cliburn to win the 1958 International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition.
              Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 or Rachmaninoff Piano concerto No.3.
THE CARDS: $455.00 and 8 cards left
Nick Deni  won $455.00
JoAnn Walk won $10.00
Rich Tkasz won $5.00
Board Meeting Decisions: Rotary funds have been allocated to support the following organizations.
$250 Loaves and Fishes
$250 Food Bank
$225 Enfield Little League Challengers Team sponsorship
$225  Enfield Little League
Central Library Walkway Repair Day is this Saturday
 Volunteers are needed at the Central Library on Saturday Morning at 9AM. Please bring steel rakes, shovels, wheel barrows to complete and level the track. Ed Polomba has a cleaning company bringing power washing apparatus to clean the equipment. Hoses and extension cords are needed too. Please come and bring nylon brushes, rags etc. to help with that part of the effort.  
Rogers Memorial Studio made Rotary distance markers to be installed and Asnuntuck is providing additional signage.
The ribbon cutting will be on Saturday, May 17th.
Other Events
April 15, 2016: Backyard Rotary after Hours
April 17,2016: Jazz Brunch  for St Joseph’s Residence at the Holiday Inn
May 7, 2016: Cinco de Mayo 5K Run/Walk.  Volunteers still needed
May 17, 2016:
Ribbon Cutting for the path at Central Library.
Dining for a Cause. Ninety Nine Restaurants Fundraiser for Enfield Rotary Club
June 10, 2016:  Rotary Foundation Dinner
The  meeting was ended at 1:20 pm by President Deni.
Respectfully Submitted,
Martha McLeod