December 20, 2017, 12:15 PM President Carol rang the bell to welcome all in attendance to our holiday week meeting.


Dick Stevens led us in Saluting our Flag, Carol led the Club in the Four Way Test, and Sean Stevens said the Grace


Visiting Rotarian Remo and the guest speaker were welcomed.


Sargent of Arms:  Joann Walk announced one spouse birthday (Joe Fallon) and a two-year club anniversary for Alyson.  There were no fines. Happy/Sad Dollars included Jo Ann Walk traveling hoe to Missouri for the holidays, leave early dollars, Jerry Bell – his dog won Best in Show at the AKC Dog Show, Remo was happy that he found a goat sitter for his goats, both Julie and our guest John were happy for the holidays and Milt was happy to be going to Florida.

 The Joe Fallon – History/Mystery Minute” – December 20, 1946. The classic Frank Capra movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” starring James Stewart as George Bailey and donna Reed as Mary Bailey was released in Americas’ movie theaters.


  1. What is the name of the town in which George Bailey grew up? (Bedford Falls)
  2. What was the name of the angel played by Henry Travers? (Clarence Odbody)
  3. Who played the villain of Bedford Falls, Henry potter? (Lionel Barrymore)


Raffle – Jim Kuhn $10, Lou Bolduc $5 and for the $45 drawing Remo drew the six of spades.


The Tips for Tina Presentation was made and all applauded the wonderful service Tina has provided us throughout the year.


President Announcements

  • Rotary After 5: 5:30, Thursday 12/21, at LuLu’s.
  • Basketball Tournament, 12/28 &2 9/2017. Please send your payments for the ad book.
  • Wine Tasting; Thursday, 3/1/18, remember to ask for raffle items
  • Wrapping for A Cause is in need of volunteers through Christmas Eve.  Flyer on table.
  • Former Rotarian Bob Bleau passed away. He was 75 years old and the owner of Party Land and Other Things in Enfield, CT for over 20 years. Bob was our Club President 1990 – 1991.

Presentation – Attorney John S Gannon, Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. gave an extremely information presentation about employment law, labor law and the impact on both areas of law from politics both federal and state.


Carol thanked John and shared the Club’s gift to the Enfield Library in appreciation, How To Think, A Survival Guide for a World at Odds.


The meeting ended at 1:30 with Happy Holidays for everyone