PLEDGE – Adrian
4-WAY TEST – Lindsey
INNVOCATION – President Greg
Guests:  Brian Chadkowski – Dayton OH visiting Rotarian requesting transfer to our Enfield Club
NOTICE:  Ryan Lawless has been proposed as a new member
Guest Sargent – Adrian
Bdays / Anniversaries --  None to report
  • Carol is happy to report that Mike Helechu underwent surgery on Tuesday and all went well.  He will be going home next Tuesday
  • Nick is happy with the Clemson win in the College Football Championship
  • Rich is unhappy that he fell in the driveway and hurt his shoulder and spent 5 hours in the emergency room.  Good news is there are no fractures.  Also, Rich had a hearing test and the results confirmed that he cannot hear women or children.  Nevertheless, hearing aids are forthcoming.
  • Kiran is happy to announce the birth of his 5th grandchild on Tuesday 1/10/17.  Congrats Kiran and family!
  • Ed P is happy for those UCONN Women Huskies!
  • Greg had a sobering dollar watching his Lions not score a single TD
  • Adrian was happy to be back after his trip to Sedona AZ
    Joe Fallon History/Mystery:
  • January 11, 1952 – The American golfer, Ben Crenshaw, who won Three NCAA golf championships at the University of Texas, was born in Austin, TX
    • Which major golf championship has he won twice?  The Masters
    • Who was his mentor and longtime golf coach and what book did that mentor write?  Harvey Penick who wrote “The Little Red Book”
    • Crenshaw holds which PGA distinction shared with Robert Gamez, Marty Fleckman, Garrett Willis, & Russell Henley?  All of them won their very first PGA tour event that they entered. 
      Card – Adrian pulled the 9 of Diamonds
      $10 – Nick Deni
      $5 – Scott Kaupin
      Business Meeting
  • Julie is collecting NEW coats for the Enfield Family Resource Centers.  They are in need of extra-large boy’s coats (sizes 18-20), women’s sizes medium, large and extra-large, and men’s large.  Also, sizes 8-10 in boys and girls.  They prefer that the coats are the winter type that can be used in cold weather, rather than wool or more fashionable coats.  Please bring your donated NEW coats to the next Rotary meeting on 1/18/17
  • Bobbi Mazurek is now home from the hospital and doing well
  • Rotary BOD elected to donate $250 to KITE
  • Rotary BOD elected to donate $2,500 to the Guatemala Water project
  • Kathy Baron is looking for speakers.  Any recommendations can be emailed to Kathy at kbarron@thenetworkct.org
  • Scott announced that the recent Girls’ basketball tournament raised approximately $1,800.  The funds will be used to purchase new sideline chairs for teams to use in the gym and a new scoring table.
  • Carol announced that we need 2 volunteers to attend a 1 hour webinar regarding District Grant rules so that our club can be able to submit applications for future grants. 
  • Kiran announced that our Cinco K Mayo 5K road race is approaching and the committee is looking for participants – Runners/Walkers, and Sponsors.  This is our largest fundraiser of the year and we’d need help to keep it growing.   
    Respectfully submitted by Derek Meade
    Meeting adjourned at 1:10 pm