1st ‘Summer Casual’ event is in the books

SRC Minutes Logo“Summer Casual” Poolside Picnic
Leyhane Residence
East Greenbush
July 7, 2016

Members Attending (18): Jim Leyhane, Andy Leyhane, Debbie Rodriguez, Roberto Martinez, Bill Dowd, April Dowd, A.J. Amato, Dick Drumm, Stewart Wagner, Ray Hannan, Dean Calamaras, Doris Calamaras, Murray Forth, Pat Bailey, Terry Brewer, Geoff Brewer, Debbie Brown, Peter Brown. Plus, about 10 guests.

Co-hosts Andy and Jim Leyhane await Thursday night’s visitors.


• President Debbie Rodriguez asked attendees at this first event of our “Summer Casual” schedule to be sure to sign up for next week’s picnic at Roberto Martinez’s residence as well as other summer events on the signup sheet provided.

• Co-host Jim Leyhane said this evening’s funds — about $350 — will go toward the Freedom From Fistula Foundation, which also will be the recipient of this Rotary Year’s “Pocket Change” collection jug.

• Terry Brewer reported that the Maple Hill High School will be holding a memorial event for the late Bob Horan, a fellow club member and school superintendent who died unexpectedly on the Fourth of July. Funeral service times for Bob are on the club website.

• Bill Dowd thanked those who brought donations with them tonight for the annual “School Supplies Drive,” and asked others to keep them coming at our future events over the next five weeks. The shopping list is on the website, and also has been emailed to all members.


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While the adults chow down, Melissa Bill’s little Julian heads for the water.
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Meanwhile, on the other side of the pool …
Feasting in the flowers.
A different sort of laptop lineup.
From left: full plate, less-full plate, even less-full plate, and aaah!
Obviously, this is serious stuff.
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Uh, oh! The photographer has been spotted!

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