First picnic of the new Rotary Year

Although persistent rainstorms drove us indoors for the evening, Dick and Mary Drumm hosted a sumptuous picnic-style pulled pork dinner on Thursday, the first official event of our 2017-18 Rotary Year. Additional appetizers and desserts from the guests made for a very wide variety of treats.

Next Thursday’s “Summer Casual” event will be a pool party and cookout at the Forth residence in East Greenbush. Please RSVP to mmforth51@gmail.com no later than  Tuesday and, if you plan to attend, please bring a small appetizer or dessert. Kids welcome!

Here are a few scenes from this week’s event (which also served as a Gift of Life fundraiser):

Roberto & Flag
The lack of an indoor American flag didn’t prevent new club president Roberto Martinez from improvising for the Pledge of Allegiance to open our event.
dowds
Bill Dowd, on the mend and back among us, and his ever-vigilant keeper April.
Serious
OK, who gets first crack at the desserts?
Serious chat
A serious chat over some frivolous food.
crowd
A little something for everyone.
andy
Andy Leyhane displays his one-handed dexterity.
ray and murray
Why is everyone so serious? It’s a party!
duo
Staking out the cushy seats.
Pat & Stewart
And, staking out other cozy chairs.
nosh
Nothing like a good nosh to fuel conversation.
Screen shot 2017-07-14 at 11.09.57 AM
Family & Friends.
alistair
A couple of budding farm hands: Alistair Leyhane and …
ashton
… Ashton Leyhane take make-believe turns at the wheel.
hiding
I’ll do without the wheels, thank you.
shirt
Is the “Monochrome Crew” discussing Roberto’s shirt?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s