Remember the following in your prayers and perhaps with a card or two:  Karen Hanson and Walter Kimball.
Meetings will be in person but spaced appropriately
Upcoming ------
21 Sep:  UN International Day of Peace
24 Sep:  Walk to End Alzheimer's at Misquamicut Beach
25 Sep:  Ryan Saunders - Chorus of Westerly Executive Director & Induction of new members
2 Oct:    Golf Tournament at Shelter Harbor Golf Club
8 Oct:    Columbus Day Parade 1:00pm
9 Oct:    Columbus Day Holiday - NO meeting
15 Oct:  First Responder's Appreciation Day, 3:30, from Central Baptist Church to St Pius Church
16 Oct:  Marilyn Lowney, Exe Dir of Haitian Health Foundation
30 Oct:  Janie Carlisle of The Carlisle-Williams Foundation
4 Nov:   Foundation LUNCH, 11 - 2, The Neighborhood Club, 27 Glendale Rd, Quincy MA, $60 per person
13 Nov: Pasta Dinner to Benefit Jonnycake Ctr of Westerly Fuel Assistance Fund
27 Nov: RetMSP Detective Bill Powers
Steve, John and Bob leading us in The Rotary Welcome Song written by Rotarian Ed Smalley
Remember those in need and bring canned goods either to meeting or to Avie's Ski/Sport by month's end.   These items will be distributed to The Jonnycake Center of Westerly, the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and RI Center Assisting those in Need.
Club Home -   Beginning 11 July22 we will be meeting at The Frank Olean Center next to Rotary Park.  Rose will send the sandwich/salad menu on or about Wednesday for the next Monday meeting; respond to Rose at by Saturday Noon.  If you don't receive a reply from Rose within 24 hours, please contact her again.  Please respond whether ordering or not as it will help us to know how many will be attending meeting.
Rotary Items for Sale - $5.00 each  -  Golf bags, Cooler bags, Polo Shirts, Light Rain Pullovers - Several sizes available - contact  Ted or stop in at Avie's Ski/Sports.
Covid Aid Goes On....
18 Mar 2023 marked three years that our Club "had been making food and health item deliveries to area residents who are elderly, infirm, or without transportation.  Although the pace has slowed a bit, the need is still great."  Rona reports that 304 deliveries, as of Aug 29, have been made since the program began in 2020. 
Creative Opportunity
Take responsibility for website and newsletter.  Excellent tutorials in Clubrunner. Contact Rose at or 401.315.5868
Rotary Youth Exchange Program
2023-2024 Applications are now being accepted for Rotary Youth Exchange for either "Long-Term" (full school year) or "Short-Term" (summer for 2 to 4 weeks).  If anyone knows of a child interested in an "outbound" (Sweden, France, Germany, Thailand, Venezuela, Brazil and Zimbabwe) experience, contact Chair Stephen Albright at  "Imagine spending an entire school year with a pre-screened family in another country, learning to master that language, learn their customs and make life-long friendships.- the experience of a lifetime".
Another Student Exchange
Steve Cofone announced that Italian student Giuseppe had such a great time the past school year that his friend Ruggero Gennuso is planning on attending Prout during the 2023/2024 school year.  He will be staying with Brian and Zenia Morrone (Vinny Gaccione's grand-daughter) right here in Westerly.  Ruggero will be a Junior and comes from Palermo, Sicily.  They would appreciate some transportation assistance to pick up Ruggero after afternoon soccer practice at Prout or after games wherever they take place.  Anyone interested in helping should contact Steve at 401.595.4588.
First Responders Appreciation Day - 15 Oct, 3:30pm
Sponsored by local clergy association to begin at Central Baptist Church with blessing of vehicles and then march down to St Pius Church led by the St Edmunds Bagpipers.
Plant Sale to Benefit Chikumbuso
Go to 350 Cossaduck Hill Road, Rt201, in North Stonington, CT