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Posted by Matt Gomm on Oct 12, 2017
 

Meeting of the Rotary Club of Goshen, NY

@ Delancey’s Restaurant.

President Jim opened the meeting.

Chris delivered the invocation. This was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Lunch

Today’s meal included macaroni salad, assorted sandwiches, French fries, and assorted desserts.

 
 

Guests & Visitors

 

Prospective member, Doug Haines, joined us, as did Honorary Rotarian, Joe Bayno. Drew Smith and Ken Tschan from Cornerstone Theatre Arts were our guest speakers. And Ted’s guest, Lisa…Welcome all!

 

Meeting Notes

 

 

 

  • President Jimmy alerted the club that we are one director short for next year’s board. Please see him if you are interested in joining.
  • Next Thursday’s meeting (10/19) will be held at Limoncello’s. We will be meeting in the room on the right if you are entering from the front. (the left if you use the back entrance.)
  • Prospective member, Doug, brought us up to speed on Hambletonian preparations. He thanked the club for all of their assistance. There’s room for some more volunteers. If interested. Currently the race has $20,000 in sponsorships. Hambletonian Marathon, Half Marathon & Good Time. (159 Main St. Oct 15   8:00 AM – 2:00 PM)
 

 

Make Ups

  • Following members for attendance at The Scholarship Board Meeting: (09/28)

    • Ron K., Rolly P., Jim O', Harry G., Jack G., & Tom Guarino

  • Ken and Doris had two make-ups: One for a 9/23 District meeting, the second for a 10/10 College of Governors meeting
  • Following members for attendance at The Nominating Committee Meeting (10/05)
    • Jimmy, Rolly, Ken, Doug, Ron, and Harry 

   

50/50

Marty won $20! Couldn’t have gone to a nicer guy!
 
 
 
 

Rotary Minute

 
Mark Thabet, our newest member, spoke on Rotary’s recent educational efforts in Borneo. The Dayak people of Borneo live in multi-family longhouses built of wood and prone to fire. Rotary International has begun reaching out to the Dayak people in an effort to educate them in fire prevention. This project has been ongoing for 5 years. During this time Rotary has reached 120 longhouses spread over 5 subdistricts: Sebauh, Tatau, Segan, Belaga, Murum. Some 10,000 longhouse residents have benefited from this community service project. They learned the causes of fire, ways to prevent fires, fire extinguisher maintenance, fire drills, and how to operate a fire extinguisher. To date Rotary has contributed 1208 units of fire extinguishers.

 

 

Sgt. @ Arms

 

Rob was our Sgt-@-Arms for the afternoon. He began in traditional style fining early-goers and late-comers. (The pinless were spared.)

Etna had a Happy Dollar for being present with us at lunch after having missed some meetings. She had a second Happy Dollar for having met up with a friend she hadn’t seen for decades.

Marty had a Happy Dollar that he’d be visiting Sammy and Mabel (who???). He had a Sad Dollar because he wouldn’t be running in this weekend’s marathon. He had a second Sad Dollar that—even if he were in town—he’d STILL be unable to run in this weekend’s marathon! He had a third Sad Dollar for not seeing prospective Rotarian, Lisa, at lunch with us, and wondered aloud at who might’ve scared her away. He hopes she returns as she would make an excellent Rotarian.

John gave a Happy Dollar for the Yankees come-back. He gave a second Happy Dollar for surviving two recent medical procedures.

Ed gave a Happy Dollar for seeing Buzz back in action. He gave a second Happy Dollar for the Yankees entering in to their 28th World Series.

Ken gave a Sad Dollar for a story he heard about an abused child. When asked if he wanted to live with his grandmother, the boy said he’d rather not as she knocked him around as well. The child asked if the judge could promise him he would not be abused in a foster family, the judge, unfortunately, said he could not make that guarantee. Hearing this, the child asked if he could go live with the NY Giants, after all, they never beat anyone! (Joke met with mixed reviews!)

Chris gave a Happy Dollar to see Buzz up and about. He gave a second Happy Dollar for today’s guest speakers.

Tom gave a Sad Dollar for having sat through a NY Giants game: “It was a sad thing to watch”

Pat was Happy to have our guest speakers; Sad that Ken had taken all his money up in Binghamton!

Tracy gave a Happy Dollar that her mother was doing well after a recent medical procedure.

 

 

 

 

President Jimmy introduced our guest speakers from Goshen’s Cornerstone Theater Alliance. He applauded their efforts and the fine work they do, strongly encouraging Rotarians to check out their productions.
Cornerstone Board member and manager, Drew Smith, discussed how he became involved with Cornerstone about two years ago. He was taken with the passion and dedication of Ken and company, and knew that they could be reaching a much wider audience with the right strategy. Coming from a Wall Street professional background, Drew plays the practical Yang to Ken’s creative Yin. Two years ago, Drew promised Ken that, with the right moves, Cornerstone would take off and be unrecognizable in three years. Two years later, it already is.
 
Ken Tschan, Cornerstone’s founder and creative force, gave a quick background of his life in the arts, and his philosophy of the importance of the arts in society. Ken spoke of his educational background and seven years off Broadway. He spoke eloquently of his belief that theater is essentially about service, and that he and his players are there to serve the audience, to bring light and delight and depth into the spectators’ lives.
 
Ken discussed his now wildly popular Shakespeare series’ origins on the Goshen Library’s front lawn. At his first production there were more players than audience members! Last year, a single performance had 237 people in attendance.  Cornerstone Theatre productions were watched by over 5,000 people in Goshen last year.
Lastly, Ken spoke of his desire to get theater into the schools and classrooms. After years of an uphill battle, Ken has finally made some inroads through BOCES.
 
 

 

MEETING ADJOURNED @ 1:30 P.M.

 

 

 

 

2017 10 12 Matt Gomm 2017-10-12 04:00:00Z 0
 

Meeting of the Rotary Club of Goshen, NY

@ Delancey’s Restaurant.

President Jim opened the meeting.

 

 

Lunch

Today’s meal included Chicken Francese, Penne ala Vodka, Roasted Potato, Salad
 
 

Guests & Visitors

 
Prospective member, Lisa Card  and Ted Berry & Lisa.

 

Meeting Notes

 
 
Jim mentioned that Braeside is having their Braeside Camp Benefit - Craft Beer, Wine & BBQ - October 21, 2017  12:30 - 5:00PM. See our Website Upcoming Events for details or contact Harry Grout for more info or tickets.
 

Please take time out to total up your hours that you gave to Rotary from July 1, 2017. RI would like to get an idea of the number of hours, as well as dollars, that each member/club/area contribute to Rotary. You can give your numbers to Jim on an index card or email it to him.

We are manning a Water Stop for the Hambletonian Marathon, Half Marathon & Good Time Trotters Relay. We need volunteers, so please see Jim to signup. October 15, 7:30 - 9:30

Ron is looking for help with the signage placement for the same race. If interested, please contact Ron K.

Ken mentioned that the RLI training sessions are will be held Nov. 4, 2017 @ St. Mary's College. 9-3PM. See our Website Upcoming Events for more info.

Jim is looking for a volunteer to Chair The Community Dinner Project this year. Tentative schedule on November 25, 2017. Please contact Jim or Vince.

The Nominating Committee, headed by Doug Fazzino, is looking for volunteers to serve on next year's Board. If you want to serve or suggest another member for election, contact Doug F.

October 24 is Polio Eradication Day, stay tuned for further announcements.

ED NOTE: Matt, our regular note miester was off today, so I tried to get as many events etc. in but I simply can't write that fast.

 
 

Make Ups

  • Waiting for Tom G. to forward the list for the Scholarship Committee............

   

50/50

Jack G.won $16.

 
 
 

Rotary Minute

 

Mark T. gave us the following:

  "Approximately one dozen members of The Rotary Club of Wylde Green, U.K., joined 30 students from the Wilson Stuart School on an outing to Drayton Manor Theme Park. In all, 4,600 underprivileged and disabled children attended the theme park compliments of Rotary District 1060 in conjunction with the National Rotary KidsOut Day. KidsOut Day is a June fixture, sponsors approximately 25,000 children for viisits to more than 90 venues. 650.000 children have participated in KidsOut Day in the U.K. over the last 27 years."

 

 

Sgt. @ Arms

 

Rob threw himself into the Sgt. @ Arms assignment! He actually took the time to look up the Official Job Description!  He began by collecting dollars from the late-comers, early leavers, and the pinless.

Buzz gave Happy $$ for his surgery and success of his School Supplies collection.

Harry gave Happy $$ as he gave us a Breaside Commercial and for Buzz.

Marty gave Happy $$ for Buzz's recovery!

Hannah gave Happy $$ for Buzz's recovery.

Rolly gave Happy $$ for "a fellow recovering joint replacement person" AND because he sat back while he let Susie power wash their house!

JIm gave Happy $$ for our prospective member Lisa, another to Buzz and another to something but I can't read my notes!

Rob then proceeded to play Backwards Triva (right answer - table is fined! Funniest Answer is rewarded!)

 
 

 

The Guest Speaker for today was supposed to be me, however, due to technical alterations to the overhead projector, we will have to reschedule my presentation of ClubRunner 101, and other neat applications you can learn. (I did notice that there was a sigh of relief when this was annnounced!)

 

 

MEETING ADJOURNED @ 1:30 P.M.

 

 

 

 

2017 10 05 Vince McCormack 2017-10-05 04:00:00Z 0

SCHOOL IS OPEN....WATCH OUT!!!

 

Meeting of the Rotary Club of Goshen, NY

@ Delancey’s Restaurant.

President Jim opened the meeting.

 

Tom Guarino. delivered the Invocation which was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Lunch

Today’s meal included salad, hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables, and assorted desserts.
 
 

Guests & Visitors

 
Prospective member, Doug Haines, joined us, as did honorary Rotarian, Joe Bayno.

 

Meeting Notes

 
 

Chris presented newest member, Mark Thabet, with his membership certificate and 4-Way Test document. Welcome aboard, Mark, happy to have you with us!

Vince - club secretary and web guy!—alerted us that we will soon be receiving some tutorials on how to get the most out of the website and a couple of neat apps. One of the apps lets you know of Rotary meetings with a 40-mile radius; the other gives you access to the membership directory.

Vince also updated the website with a ShelterBox link, so you can see all of the good work ShelterBox is doing.

If there’s something you’d like to see on the page, please contact Vince. He may be able to add it.

Vince says the District is very happy with our site; it’s one of the best in the area! Good work, Vince!

Harry left flyers on the table announcing the upcoming Braeside BBQ fundraiser: Craft, Beer, Wine, & BBQ, Saturday, October 21st, 12:30-5 pm. Click here for further information.

President Jimmy reminded the membership to keep tallies of their donations toward Rotary efforts—whether monetary, time, etc. He would like to track our efforts more closely and report back to the District. Please track from July 1st to roughly the end of September. 

Our four October meetings will be lunch meeting’s at Delancey’s.

 
 

Make Ups

  • There were no make-ups reported.

   

50/50

Jimmy won $21 which he handed over to the Goshen Rotary Scholarship Foundation.  Thanks, Jimmy!

 
 
 
 

Rotary Minute

 

Bob’s Rotary minute was drawn from a recent Rotarian article addressing the history of women in Rotary through the experience of a small club in California. This, from the Duarte Rotary club’s site:

In 1987, women join Rotary. On 4 May, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that Rotary International may not exclude women from membership based on gender. Hundreds of women across the United States are admitted to Rotary. The club that started the legal battle, the Rotary Club of Duarte, California, is reinstated after its termination in 1978 for admitting women.

In 1989, the Council on Legislation votes to eliminate the requirement that club membership be limited to males, permitting clubs worldwide to admit women.

Bob ended with an “Amen to that”! Stating that the women in our club have proven to be great leaders and movers and shakers!

 
 

Sgt. @ Arms

 

Mark was picked to be substitute Sgt-at-Arms for the day. He began by collecting dollars from the late-comers, early leavers, and the pinless.

Chris gave a Happy dollar for a helpful conversation he’d had with a local landscape design artist (our sgt-at-arms, per chance?). He gave a second Happy dollar to have our newest Rotarian, Mark Thabet, at lunch with us today. Welcome to the club, Mark!

Ron gave a Happy (advertising) dollar for all of the excellent work done by Cornerstone. He said their latest production of Tesla’s Letters was excellent. (Editor’s Own Shameless Advertising Note: Many of Cornerstone’s productions are brought to you courtesy of your local library. Tesla’s Letters was underwritten by the Library, as is the annual Shakespeare-In-The-Park!)  Ron stressed that club members should check out their productions. You will not be disappointed!

Dick gave a Happy dollar that Buzz is feeling better after his recent surgery. Get well quick, Buzz!

Ed gave a Happy dollar for Mark, our newest member.

Rolly gave a Happy dollar to be back in town for more than 5 days. Welcome back, Rolly!

Marty gave a Happy dollar to see prospective member, Doug, here with us today. He gave another Happy dollar for having just returned from a trip to the Galapagos Islands!

Vince gave a Happy dollar for having just returned from a 9 day cruise.

Tom gave a Happy dollar that the Goshen Rotary Scholarship Foundation meeting earlier today had been very fruitful.

Jack gave 5 Happy dollars for our impromptu sgt-at-arms.

Honorary Rotarian, Joe, gave a Happy dollar for having just returned from 4 days in Las Vegas without having lost any money.

Jimmy was Happy that there was at least one good looking person in the group and gave a dollar for Hannah.

Prospective member, Doug, gave a Happy dollar for a recent article in the newspaper about the Hambeltonian. He extended his appreciation to the club for our support and assistance.

 
 

 

Having met earlier in the day, Jack gave the Club an assessment of the current financial picture of the Goshen Rotary Scholarship Foundation. Three documents were distributed to each table: the FYE 17 Financial Statement; a bar graph chart demonstrating the Fund’s growth since its inception; and a flyer describing the Foundation and its mission.

 

Tom was next up at the podium, though happy that the fund has been growing healthily, he expressed concerns about the differential between the fund’s growth and the skyrocketing cost of education. He explained how the scholarships were drawn from the interest and dividends, and not the corpus. He stressed the importance of the Foundation as a high-profile aspect of Goshen Rotary’s image in the community, and urged the general membership and board to recognize that importance, as well. Finally, he asked members to consider the Foundation in their estate planning, that sizable bequests would be necessary to ensure the long-term viability of this crucial service provided by the club.

 

President Jimmy concluded their presentation with a heart-felt ‘thank you” to the Scholarship Foundation team for all of the hard work they put into this crucial function of the club.

 

 

MEETING ADJOURNED @ 1:30 P.M.

 

 

 

 

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ShelterBox Update! 2017-09-27 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Vince McCormack
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Dear Rotarians,

You have undoubtedly seen the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey over the past few days in the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana. The sad statistics continue to grow with each hour, and there is no question that this is an unprecedented natural disaster, among the worst in US history, with levels of damage expected to be near those caused by Hurricane Katrina.

As Rotarians who always place Service Above Self, your club's members are certainly asking "what can we do to help?". You've probably received pleas for support online, in social media, and perhaps even in direct emails, but who can you trust to respond in the way that is most appropriate and fair to all concerned?

 

Harvey Vince McCormack 2017-09-01 04:00:00Z 0
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"My dream is for every kid to have their own box of crayons"

A FEW WORDS FROM BETHANY 

"I am a fifth grade student in Pennsylvania, and I LOVE art and COLOR of any kind!! When I found out that not all kids have their own box of crayons, I got very upset, and I wanted to do something to change that.  I started collecting all kinds of art supplies to send to kids who don't have their own and began a program called 'Color for Kids'.  Hundreds of amazing people have donated to my program, and I am sharing COLOR with kids all across the globe.  My hope is that one day, all kids will have a way to create with color.   

 

 Together, we can color up the world!"

 

 Bethany

In August 2016, Color for Kids became Color for Kids Inc and was approved as an official non-profit organization by the IRS.

 

On July 10, 2017 Bethany and her Mom visited Braeside Camp and bought with them a few surprises........Click on the READ MORE Button ---->>

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Goshen Rotary Run Ronald Klieverik 2017-07-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 21, 2017

The Taste of Goshen - 2017

       We would like to Thank all our wonderful Sponsors & Partners for a great afternoon.
 
The money that we raised will go to our local projects like Our own Scholarship Foundation, The Third Grade Dictionaries, Jane's Purse, Spring Into Action Book Club....
And International Works like The Rotary Foundation, ShelterBox and Aquabox Projects...
 
Hope to to see you all again next year too!

May 21, 2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
And some of our Silent Auction Sponsors:
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Tracy Laufer
 
Rolly Peacock
 
Rocking Chairs
Professor 
Buzz Zingaro
 
Math Tutoring
 
 
Music by: Bad Hat
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Posted by Ronald Klieverik
Rotary is a global network of professionals who
make a difference at home and abroad.
JOIN US
and bring a friend for an informational mixer
Thursday June 8 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM
at Delancey’s, 40 Park Pl, Goshen, NY 10924
Hors D’oeuvres provided
Cash bar.
The Rotary Club of Goshen, NY
wants to build greater awareness of our local and international projects.
Let’s find out what more we can do together for Goshen,
our community, our kids, our families
We want to hear from you!
Become a member or friend of Rotary and make a difference
The Rotary Club of Goshen NY
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Posted by Vince McCormack on Apr 21, 2017

ChildPrint ID Kits

Chief James Watt (VGPD) receives a check from Doug Fazzino (Pres.) and James O'Donnell (Pres. Elect) to purchase more ChildPrint ID Kits. The ChildPrint ID Kit® assists parents in easily creating a confidential and extremely comprehensive record of their child’s personal and medical information, to keep at home for use in an emergency.
 
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Taste of Goshen 2017 Vince McCormack 2017-04-01 04:00:00Z 0
Cub Scouts Pack 62 Honors Rolly Peacock Vince McCormack 2017-04-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by PDG Doris Obremski on Mar 07, 2017

LIFE IS BUSY........A Snippet!

Life is busy. Work, family, bills, repeat. What little free time remains is precious, and doled out sparingly. Yet across this country and across the world, people take time out of those busy lives to participate in a service club in their community. Some guide our youth by becoming girl scout or boys scout leaders.  Others volunteer at soup kitchens, homeless shelters, humane societies, or another outlet that allows them to both contribute to their community and interact with others in formal or casual social service organizations.  If you gaze out your window while driving through towns, you may see signs announcing the presence of  some service organizations like Rotary, Lions, or Kiwanis.
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2017 Interact Club - Baking Cookies for AquaBox Diane Blanton 2017-02-17 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 09, 2016

2016 Joint Glen Arden, Interact and Rotary Holiday Party

Santa decided to take some time off from his busy Holiday schedule and spend it with his friends at the Rhinebeck Room at Glen Arden. There were plenty of helpers from The Interact Club.
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Posted on Dec 08, 2016

Jane's Purse Donation

Rotary President Doug Fazzino presents a $200. check for The Jane's Purse Fund to Lynette Dejesus and Assistant Principal Heather Carman of  C.J. Hooker Middle School. Named after Jane Unhjem, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, who  passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012 from injuries sustained from a plane crash in Long Island.
 
 
 
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Posted on Dec 08, 2016

Building more than a sandwich!

Our Interact group spent their time building 150 sandwiches for The Midnight Run from The First Presbyterian Church in Goshen. Midnight Run is a volunteer organization dedicated to finding common ground between the housed and the homeless. In over 1,000 relief missions per year, Midnight Run volunteers from churches, synagogues, schools and other civic groups distribute food, clothing, blankets and personal care items to the homeless poor on the streets of New York City. The late-night relief efforts create a forum for trust, sharing, understanding and affection. That human exchange, rather than the exchange of goods, is the essence of the Midnight Run mission.
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Rolly Leadership Award Recipent ORMC 2016-11-24 00:00:00Z 0
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Posted by PDG Doris Obremski on Nov 21, 2016
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Aquabox PDG Doris Obremski 2016-11-22 00:00:00Z 0
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Goshen gets a dog park, thanks to a Girl Scout with vision

Kelly Fellenzer's creation is an instant hit with Goshen's canines and their two-legged companions

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    Goshen Dog Park creator Kelly Fellenzer (center) is flanked by Phyla Wright, wife of the park's namesake, Paul E. Wright, on her right and the Village of Goshen Mayor Kyle Roddey and Julie Turi, daughter of Paul and Phyla Wright on her left. Kevin Armistead, chair of the Goshen Parks and Recreation Commission, is in the back. (Photo by Geri Corey)

 
  (l-r) Jim O'Donnell, (Rotary Club of Goshen NY, President-Elect), Kelly Fellenzer, John Fellenzer (Rotarian) and Kevin Armistead, chair of the Goshen Parks and Recreation Commission.

 

"I never imagined the support and assistance — time, money, effort — that I would receive. I’m speechless.”
Kelly Fellenzer

 

By Geri Corey

— Under a cloudless blue sky tinged with fall, dogs romped and played and ran up and down the hill at Goshen's Salesian Park on Route 207.

For seventeen-year-old Kelly Fellenzer, this day was a dream come true. Columbus Day, Oct. 10, marked the grand opening of the Goshen Dog Park, dedicated to the memory of Paul E. Wright — Goshen’s “Music Man.”

 

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Posted by PDG Doris Obremski
Hi! I am forwarding this link to photos from the British district Conference to our members who have been involved with the Friendship Exchange with the Carlton club over these many years because they can get glimpses of their friends if they zip through the string of photos.
For our Board members, I know you are not personally familiar with these folks, so just delete if you are not interested in getting a glimpse of what they do "across" the pond". Their current Governor, Colin Gell, is in the Carlton club and the folks you see with the "Stewards" banners on them are all from Carlton - they are our equivalent of Sergeants at Arms.
 
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2016 Family Fun Day IS COMING!!!!! Vince McCormack 2016-08-04 00:00:00Z 0

Where are they?

Buzz & Pat left Goshen, NY, for a road trip and finally stopped for a photo! But!!!!.. Where are they????...How will they get home? Bread crumb trail? Shall we send out a search party? Or wait till they call home for help?
Will they request a "Make Up"? Will they make it back for Thursday's meeting to hear Bill Monsoon!!!
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2016 32nd GAW Rotary Road Race Results!!!! 2016-07-02 00:00:00Z 0
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Posted by PDG Doris Obremski
 
YOU COULD BE A ROTARIAN IF:
                      
-you enjoy fellowship with your peers;
 
-you would be proud knowing that you’ve help some adults seeking a new path to their future for themselves and their families;
 
-“Service Above Self” is a worthy goal;
 
- you’d enjoy seeing the faces of a couple  hundred third graders’ lighting up when they receive their own free dictionary and tell you about it. REALLY! They LOVE it! And then you could enjoy reading their creative thank you notes.
 
- creating an afternoon of free fun for families in a safe environment with bouncies, competitions and plenty of space to run freely is a good idea;
 
-ethical behavior in life is is a goal you could encourage;
 
-when people are in desperate need after following a disaster, joining with us to ease some pains and burdens would give you great satisfaction;
 
-you could take pride in knowing you were part of a group of community leaders who also sponsor our high school service organization Interact whose members give so much to our community;
 
-visiting with some of your 1.2 million fellow Rotarians around the world in more than 200 countries and geographic regions in more than 33,000
 clubs when on vacation or travelling for business would be something to look forward to;
 
 -you recognize the possibilities and that all of this is only the beginning of what you can do if you choose;
 
-you could look forward to being a part of this and gather with us during the week   welcoming visitors, hearing from expert speakers, getting updates on projects,  networking and bragging (it will cost you a Happy Dollar).
 
Be our guest for lunch any Thursday at Glen Arden’s Rhinebeck Room at 12:15 if you’d like a firsthand experience and find out if  
                            YOU COULD BE A GOSHEN ROTARIAN!
 
For more information, please click on the "Contact Us" button on the menu line.
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Cub Scout Pack 62

Our Cub Scout Pack 62, held their Blue & Gold Banquet at Kuhls Highland House, Saturday, April 2nd, 2016. Attended by Rolly Peacock and Vince McCormack. The program included demonstrations and skits performed by the 4 Dens: Webelos, Tigers, Bears and Wolves. An A/V presentation was shown, reflecting on the Pack's many achievements. Awards were then presented to both Scouts and parents.
 
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Goshen Shares with Central Orange Sunrise Rotary; Museum Village Summer Educational Trip Project
Story by Natasha Tomlins, Central Orange Sunrise Rotary Club
Doris Obremski came to speak about Camp Braeside Project. The Goshen Rotary has been involved with the camp since the 1930’s, even have a cabin named after them. Over the years they have made shutters, painted walls and repaired floors and now their newest endeavor is the Museum Village Summer Educational Trip Project. The Project is spearheaded by Braeside Camp Director Craig Altman and PDG Doris Obremski. Braeside Camp exists in a beautiful and peaceful setting (an oasis in the heart of Middletown NY) The campus is complete with tall trees, rolling hills and a creek that wraps around the perimeter, all creating the perfect backdrop to the endless fun and frivolity that takes place here in the summer. Braeside Camp is a not for profit and is dedicated to providing an authentic, enriching and educational overnight camp experience for kids in the Orange County NY area. While the camp serves many children, it is dedicated especially to those that could not otherwise afford such an experience.
 
Museum Village Summer Educational Trip Project was developed to raise funding for entry fees and transportation for 4 different trips from 10am-2pm from Braeside Camp the Museum Village over the summer for each of the 4 two week sessions for 6-12 year old children to attend and experience hand-on exhibits while exploring and interpreting 19th century rural life as well as inspiring an appreciation for the evolution of industry and technology in America. Entry fees for 80 children to attend includes entry fee and transportation is of $4,360. Both Museum Village and Mid-City Transit have given discounts to contribute to this cause. If you would like to make a donation please contact Doris Obremski at845-294-9241 or email obremskid@gmail.com.
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