The Rotary Club of
Irondequoit, NY
Chartered 1967

January 9, 2019

Meeting Notes
We are happy to have two Area 10 Representatives at our meeting tonight. 
Joe Corona from Webster Rotary is our Area 10 Assistant Governor.  Joe is happy to be with us and reminded us of the District Conference coming up in May at the Kalahari Resort in the Poconos.  The theme for this year's conference is Family Fun as it is held a waterpark resort. 
Herb Gauch is Area 10 Foundation Director.  He reported that with 2017 -2018 behind us – The Rotary Foundation is pleased to report an outstanding year!  Its annual fund raised $131.4 million dollars, its endowment brought in $28.5 million with an 8% return, and the PolioPlus Fund brought in $143.6 million.  It has been awarded 4 stars by Charities Navigator for the 11thyear in a row and has approved 503 district grants and its program awards totaled $27.4 million!  
Cumulatively, since 1985 Rotary has helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio and as of June, 2018, had spent more than $1.8 billion toward global polio eradication.  Since 2002-2003, 1,245 fellows from more than 120 countries have participated in Rotary’s Peace Fellowship Program, and program awards for these fellows and the centers have totaled $4.0 million.  Since 2013-14, the Foundation awarded 5,677 global grants totaling $332.1 million and 2,466 in district grants totaling $126.1 million.  
Herb feels our generosity has enabled this to happen!  Every member of our club is a Sustaining member with at least $100 donated to Rotary Foundation last year.  
Special Recognition was given to Kenn Van Dieren as he was awarded his 5th Paul Harris pin due to his monthly donation which he and other members of our club have set up as automatic withdrawals.  Congratulations, Kenn!!!
Program Notes
Christina Aldridge, one of our scholarship recipients from last year was our program tonight.  She thanks us for our scholarship which has helped with expenses her first semester.  Bishop Kearney gave her a great foundation as she was able to start with 16 credits based on her high school work and felt really prepared especially with all the public speaking experience she has had.  And you can tell....  Very Proud parents attended as well and are happy Christina is fitting in well at Daemon College near Buffalo. 
As an "A" student all through high school, Christina soon learned that college was a bit of a more difficult road as she initially struggled with her Biology course but turned it around to the delight of her parents!  Time management is something Christina is learning in college especially as she is on the Bowling team which takes up much of her free time.  Really enjoying college especially meeting many new life-long friends that also happen to come from the Rochester area.  She is in the Physical Therapy track which is a 6 year program.  Very nice to see that our club scholarships help with the lives of such great future leaders.
Multiple Contributions for:  Kenn Van Dieren Paul Harris + 4 pin, Guests, Potential new members, Christmas & New Year, Our Speaker, Terri Bastuk's birthday.
Kenn Van Dieren - his Paul Harris Recognition; Mark Hiscock - his 3rd grandchild is 8 weeks old; Lynn Wozniak - 36th wedding anniversary.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Louis DiPrima
January 20
Rocco Leone
February 19
Jerry Marzano
February 4
Join Date
Lou DiPrima
January 1, 1996
23 years
John Mendick
January 5, 2011
8 years
Louis DiPrima
January 8, 2013
6 years
Dave Shaheen
January 9, 2002
17 years
Rocco Leone
January 13, 2016
3 years
Raymond Holla
February 1, 2002
17 years
Jerry Marzano
February 4, 2015
4 years
Jason Miller
February 7, 2013
6 years
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