100% for Norm + Ken, Morgan Shares about Carousel Museum
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Membership Updates
laugh Norm gave Laura all his attendance sheets since January + she put them together in a spreadsheet.
yesTerry just put her house on the market.  We look forward to seeing her again at our meetings, once her schedule improves. heart
heart Mary will reach out to Terry to see if she needs help prepping her house for moving.
cool Laura ordered Rotary shirts and hats from Russel Hampton if anyone wants one.
enlightened REMINDER - next week we induct new members: Mark, Sarah + Salvation Army
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Farmers Market was windy.  Not a lot of people: 378
 - need to have a discussion about whether we take part in the market next year
- a question as to whether it should go into October
This Saturday: Les, Laura, and Patti for set-up - Whit will be there selling beef, pending any wind/snow wink
Morgan Urgo, on behalf of the Carousel Museum, was our guest speaker
 -Officially changed their name to the Carousel Museum
- one of 3 carousel museums in the country
- new name opens up to be a national/international institution
- just completed 1st strategic plan since 2010 - will unveil new plan at the annual meeting - Dec 2nd
- community impact bond fund for transformational projects to transform the facility and purchase another property on Riverside Ave
+ install an antique carousel in downtown Bristol
- museum makeover grant through CT Humanities, providing professional support to open up restoration workshops,
to help inspire kids to be preservationists, restoration and carousels
- recently went to National Carousel Conference in SanFrancisco, CA.  The Carousel Musem will be hosting its 50th Anniversary next year. 
Planning mini conference leading up to the big conference
- new employee coming from Seattle: Katie Bassett, taking the Education Manager position.
- this past summer at the museum - provided free admission for CT kids, 18 and under + 1 adult, saw 150-200 people per day
- October 29, 2022, ACE awards, James Bond Theme - Casino Royale Night
* 24 artists creating 8X8 canvases to be auctioned
* Lindsay Vigue's photograph
* Lime Rock behind-the-scenes experience
Happy / Sad
Whit, happy for Norm and Ken's 100% attendance, Morgan for her dreams, Giants for winning the game in London, Terry, Rotary at the farmers market, beautiful day
John, 100% for Norm and Ken, Patriots, Giants, Jets, UConn winning in the same weekend, mother's 90th birthday, Uconn games at XL center - let John know if interested - 8 games $20/ per game
 Judi Ann, happy for Morgan, thank you note from scholarship winner, thank you scholarship committee, thank you Norm and Ken to come every week
Dave, happy for Morgan, and the development on Riverside ave., thank you to Judi Ann for lining up speakers to keep us informed 
Dale, Morgans enthusiasm, congrats to Bob, went to a HAM fest on Sunday, passed HAM radio, going to Morgan TX this week, told he will have a good steak, bourbon, and cigars
Lee, sad buck for an auto accident, no one was hurt
Patti, Morgan, 100 percenters, road trip New Hampshire..visit colleges, check out the mayor's page, zoom meeting tomorrow at 5 pm, page park, wholesale reimagine..plans for our playscape? 
OV - took a date to the clock museum
Laura, a great visit with Ella, congrats to Norm, and Ken on perfect attendance, and Lee for only missing 1 meeting, happy about Morgan's presentation
Dale, clock museum date, another date noticed the Rotary Logo in profile, member of Berlin club, 
Mary, happy for Morgan, 100% attendance, and BARC hiring 180 people, shooting for 190, trivia Friday night at Double Tree
Bob, Information buck, Dale into ham radio, highest radio you can get, his knowledge of components, trans receiver, antennae 
Mary, trivia night at Dbl tree on Friday 
Upcoming events/meetings
November 5, 2022 - West Hartford Rotary - Beetles Mania: Beatlemania! | Rotary Club of West Hartford (
November 6, 2022 - Foundation Recognition Brunch at the Delamar Hotel 
November 7-10 - Men + Boys Fundraiser at Bell City Diner - Diner donating 10%  - contact Dave for more info
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Peter Hernandez
September 15
Join Date
Clayton Laferriere
September 1, 1975
47 years
Charles Glendon
September 7, 2004
18 years
Judi Lausier
September 10, 2019
3 years
Olcott Snow
September 11, 2012
10 years
Dale Clift
September 15, 2009
13 years
John Skipper
September 30, 2014
8 years
Mary Etter
September 30, 2014
8 years
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