Posted by Veronica Tamburrini-Caira on May 06, 2019

Lexington Goes Purple on June 9th.

Weather: Sunny
Luncheon Fare: Chicken, ravioli, green beans, salad and deli for sandwiches
Attendance: 19 Rotarians; 0 Visiting Rotarians; 2 Guest = 21 Total
Raffle Gifts Donated By: Eagle Bank, Arlex Oil, Lexington Lions Club, Dan Olsen & Ray Ciccolo
Pledge By: Cleve Coats
1st Verse of America By: Dan Olsen
Welcome Song: Charlie Vail
Invocation: PDG Jack Maloney
Club Meeting Notes
Happy Dollars:
  • $5.00 Happy dollars (Jim Shaw) for Yanira joining the club; $20 (Jim Shaw) for winning March madness
  • $20.00 from Don Martini for a “good Job in membership”
  • Dan Olsen $1.00 for a good version of the Welcome Song.
Fines: $10.00 Nick fined for speaking during President Michele address to the club.
  • Friday May 10th Comedy night; we need volunteers to sell raffle tickets and door registration.
  • Scholarship Lunch on 5/13 please respond to the invite if you haven’t already. Jim Freehling to sit with the scholarship recipients and their guests; 14 students will attend, 1 attending on 5/20.
  • Discovery Day: volunteers needed to sell hats + 3 cases of spinners to give away.
Our guest speaker, Faith Parker, was introduced by Jim Shaw
Her Organization: Alzheimer’s Association Web Site: .
Subject: The longest Day, Lexington Goes Purple. On 6/9 at 11:00am Purple Puppy Promenade; at noon at the Depot: coloring book project, origami- make 1,000 cranes to make a wish, musical performance by Lexington Chamber Society. At 1:00 at Brookhaven bridge tournament with prizes.  At 3:00pm purple ice-cream.
Notes: 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s; numbers are expected to grow. Every 65 seconds someone develop the disease. Caregivers invest 18.5 billion unpaid hours and $234 billion are paid caregivers.
There is no treatment to prevent, slowdown or cure the disease. The association needs volunteers.
For more information visit: goes purple.
50/50 Raffle Winner: 905 (Jack Maloney, donated to guest)
Spoke Submitted by: Veronica Caira