First Summer Casual: Dinner Poolside

Our first summer casual, hosted by Peter and Debbie Brown was a success. Members and guests dined poolside all while enjoying the great fellowship of Rotary.

Items of Business:

The Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club will continue its support of the Circles of Mercy with donations of school supplies for the upcoming school year. A list of requested supplies will be posted on the website in the near future and may be donated at any of our up coming summer casual events.

The Gift of Life Program is hosting a raffle as part of their upcoming golf tournament. The Grand Prize is $500, 2nd Prize is $200, 3rd Prize is $100, 4th Prize is $50, and 5th Prize is $25. Tickets are $10 each, 3 for $20, and 7 for $40. The Drawing will be held on Monday September 12, 2022 at 4:15. You need not be present to win, and winners WILL NOT be allowed to return the winnings to Gift of Life. Tickets are available from Dean and Doris Calamaris or Jim Leyhane.

Barrow of Booze raffle. We will be raffling off roughly $300 worth of quality liquor, wine, mixers, and ciders. Tickets are $5 each and 5 for $20. The earnings from this will go to the Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club’s general fund to be used in future donations. The drawing will be held at our regularly scheduled Rotary meeting on September 15, 2022.

Debbie Rodriguez discussed an upcoming Gala to benefit the Blue Star Mothers. More information will follow in a future post.

The date of July 28, 2022 is still available for anyone wishing to host a summer casual dinner. In the event we do not have a host we are looking into the possibility of returning to Moscatiello’s Restaurant for one night, or meeting out for a drink at a local brewery.

Next week’s summer casual event will be hosted by Jim Leyhane and Roberto Martinez. Once again we are asking for a fee of $15 and an additional $5 for each guest, with a maximum of $20 per family. Next Thursday’s menu will feature the following: Filet Steaks, baked potatoes, vegetables, garlic bread and dessert. We ask guests to provide an appetizer. If you have not already signed up to attend please call 518-428-1732 or email to notify Jim that you plan on attending.

Looking forward to seeing everyone again on the 21st.

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