Upcoming Events
Board of Director's Meeting
Towne & Country Grille
Sep 17, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Harvest & Wine Festival
Lazybrook Park
Oct 12, 2019
Board of Director's Meeting
Towne & Country Grille
Oct 15, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Drug Take Back Event
CVS, Rite-Aid & Lech's Pharmacies
Oct 26, 2019
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Board of Director's Meeting
Towne & Country Grille
Nov 19, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Candy Cane Day
Nov 29, 2019
Board of Director's Meeting
Towne & Country Grille
Dec 17, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
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Aug 22, 2019
Keystone - a Valuable Community Asset
Aug 29, 2019
Rotary International Annual Conference, Hamburg Germany
Sep 05, 2019
Inbound Exchange Student from Equador
Sep 12, 2019
District Governor
Sep 19, 2019
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July 18 Rotary Meeting
Pledge and Invocation:
President Sandra Lane brought the meeting to order at 12:15 PM at Purkey’s Pink Apple with Ron Furman leading the Pledge of Allegiance and Tommy Kukuchka giving the Invocation.
Loghan Hirkey - Wyoming/Lackawanna County Dairy Princess
Leslie Hirkey – mother of Dairy Princess
Club News:
Ad Buck – Patty Ehrenzeller reminded everyone about the canoe/kayak river challenge on Sunday with the Kiwanis. 
There will be a Wyo Cty Chamber Fall Fest Mixer Sept 26 from 5-9 PM at Shadowbrook Resort with live music, hot d’oeuvres, a cash bar, raffles and more.  Tickets start at $25.
Sunday July 21, 56th Annual Downriver Canoe/Kayak Race. 
We are being challenged by Kiwanis.  To help the Challenge, the club will pay the registration fee for any Rotarian that wants to participate.  We need to have a larger number of participants than Kiwanis.  Starts at noon, register any time after 10 AM.  Patty will keep track of our members and club will pay for them.
Cluster 2 Installation Dinner
Norm Kelly talked about the Cluster 2 Installation Dinner. Lots of smaller clubs in our Cluster, Forest City had several great programs.  Trail had 15 different projects.  Even though the small clubs only make $500 to $2,000 per project, they are very active.
Richard Stark Passing
Celebration of Life at Moose Lodge 6-9 PM Wed, July 24. Dick was a 55-year Rotarian and Club President in 1981-1982. Board approved a $500 donation to the Wyoming County Chapter of the Am Red Cross in his memory.
Next Flash Meeting
The next Flash Meeting will be Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 5:30 pm at Bogey’s Restaurant. It will be the first Flash Meeting under Sandy’s Presidency. 
Peace Camp
Ron did a talk on maple syrup for the Peace Camp kids with pancakes and maple syrup.  Mike Markovitz there today.
I am Rotary Photo Project – Sam Maruzzelli
Committee Reports:
2019 Harvest and Wine Festival Committee:
The next Meeting will be Monday evening Aug 5 at 6 pm at the Tunkhannock Library.
Membership/Recruitment/Retention Committee – Ron Furman/Mary Tempest
Ordering ID badges for everyone. Will be magnetic and in basket, so take it and return at tend of the meeting. 
Fireside chat in Spring and Fall for new members, their sponsors and some members. There will also be new member check lists.
Public Relations Committee – Chelsea English/Gina Suydam
Chelsea wants to organize a PR committee meeting to map out PR needs and plans for the next year. 
District News:
See the July District newsletter for information on the various events and activities happening in District 7410. Please support our fellow Rotarians at other clubs in our District for their fun upcoming activities/events.
RailRiders Baseball Game
The District is sponsoring seats at an Aug 11 RailRiders Baseball game. Tickets are $12 each with half going to Polio.  Please contact Elaine Walker for tickets since the Club purchased 40 tickets for members, family and friends to repurchase.

Our next Meeting will be Thursday, July 25 and our guest speaker will be Doug Harbach Director of Communications - Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Prior to adjournment, Ruth Gorski led the recitation of the 4-Way Test by the attendees.
President Sandra Lane adjourned the meeting at 1:15 PM.

Guest Speaker:
Loghan Hirkey
Wyoming/Lackawanna County Dairy Princess
Loghan began her reign in June 2019. She has been doing talks to children and this is her first time speaking to adults. 
She will compete in the state pageant in Sept.  She will perform a skit and read her speech, “Refueling with chocolate milk”. Loghan read her State Pageant Speech that informs athletic directors/coaches the benefit of drinking Chocolate Milk to refuel your body after an intense game or being active.  If drink 16 oz of choc milk after exercise athletes have fewer muscle injuries than other drinks after exercise. 
There is a state-wide campaign to “Fill a Glass with Hope” by several Dairy associations to ensure families do not go hungry by providing them with fresh milk from food banks. She asked for donations to help fund this program. She will take donations to the Pittston food bank, since they have a large refrigeration system to store the milk.
Terri asked about advertising the program at Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen to let families know about the availability of milk at the Pittston food bank.
At the end of her talk, Loghan gave out recipe books and key chains.  

Loghan Hirkey
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Glenn Holcombe
August 15
Norm Kelly
August 15
Daniel Whipple
August 23
Join Date
Fran Turner
August 1, 1950
69 years
Gina Suydam
August 10, 2018
1 year
Jon Buxton
August 27, 2014
5 years
Glenn Holcombe
August 29, 2013
6 years
Rebecca Peterson
August 29, 2013
6 years
Jeannie Brady
August 31, 1989
30 years