Club meetings are Tuesdays at Noon
Crown Point Country Club
 2 Weathersfield Center Road, Springfield, VT


In person: Carol, Ed, Jeff, Karen, Liz, Bob
Via ZOOM: Jerry
Guests: Marty
May 10
Nick Boke, Afghan Refugee Program
May 17
John Claflin, JC’s Deli & Market
May 24
Club Assembly
May 31
@ Crown Point Country Club
June 7
Lee Trapini, Springfield Supported Housing Program
June 14
Scholarship Winners
June 21
South African Delegation
June 28
"Changing of the Gavel"

The next board meeting will be Thurs, June 2, 2022,
@ Noon @ Springfield Select Board Meeting Room 

All members are welcome to all board meetings, your input is valued, please come!

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MAY 5, 2022

Minutes from Apr. 7, 2022:  Bob made a motion to accept that was seconded by Ed; approved.

Financials: Jeff reported that we are in good shape. Motion to approve financial report was made by Bob and seconded by Carol; report approved.

Old Business

Clean Up Day: Club members will meet at 8 AM on Sat. May 7 in the Co-op parking lot. We will then proceed to clean up Valley Street.

Letter Carriers Food Drive: Club members will unload deliveries at the Springfield Family Center from 10-5. A news release has been distributed.

Butterfly Release Fundraiser: Members will be asked to purchase at least 5 butterflies (@$10) that will be released to remember and honor family and friends. The goal is to raise at least $3000; beneficiary of the fundraiser to be determined.

Little Free Libraries: Two of the six LFLs have been completed.  We are on schedule for them to be auctioned by Town Library in mid-July.

2022-23 Committees: Karen will be distributing committee lists at next week's meeting.

New Business

  • Members will be able to order Rotary tee shirts at next club meeting.
  • Donations:
    • Motion by Ed, seconded by Karen to donate $750 to Meals on Wheels; approved.
    • Motion by Jeff, seconded by Bob to donate $250 to Edgar May Dam Run; approved
    • Motion by Bob, seconded by Ed to donate $250 to Springfield Hospital Foundation.
  • Karen will ask Social Committee chair Patty Putnam to explore moving club meetings to Harness House.
  • Karen will ask Patty Putnam to explore options for "Changing of the Gavel" on June 28th. 
    • Motion by Carol, seconded by Liz to donate $125 to honor Jim's second term as president. Jim will be asked his preference.
  • Jeff will pay Rotary Foundation $1965 that is in the budget.
  • A subcommittee of the PR Committee will begin plans to celebrate the club's 95th anniversary in September. 
  • Karen will submit a Rotary District Grant application to address food insecurity in Springfield.
Motion to adjourn by Bob; seconded by Ed approved at 12:50 pm
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