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Spring Lake Manor
415 Rte 71
Spring Lake Heights, NJ  07762
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THE SPRING LAKE-BRIELLE ROTARY WILL SPONSOR A BLOOD DRIVE ON SATURDAY, MAY 21ST
 
9:00 am TO 2:00 pm 
 
AT THE SEA GIRTY SQUARE PLAZA
2100 ROUTE 35
SEA GIRT, NJ
 
APPOINTMENTS PREFERRED- CALL GLORIA AT 732 223-3435
 

 
PRESIDENT JOHN WINTERSTELLA AND JAY BRYANT WITH STUDENTS AND TEACHER OF THE MONTH
 
SENIOR: MARY EMICH
JUNIOR: MAURA FARRAGHER
SOPHOMORE: JESSICA WALDEYER
FRESHMAN: MARY HUTH
TEACHER OF THE MONTH: CRAIG MURIN
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL
 

 
 
SINCE THERE IS LACK OF ELECTRICITY WHERE SISTER CAROL'S MISSION OF MERCY- UGANDA PROVIDES SUPPORT, THE ROTARY CLUB OF SPRING LAKE-BRIELLE IS SENDING LUCI INFLATABLE SOLAR LIGHTS TO SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADERS SO THEY CAN STUDY AT NIGHT.  WE ARE ALSO SELLING LUCI INFLATABLE SOLAR LIGHTS FOR $15.  FOR EVERY TWO PURCHASED, WE WILL SEND ONE TO THE STUDENTS OF THE MISSION OF MERCY-UGANDA PROJECT.  ORDER FORMS HAVE BEEN SENT TO THE MEMBERS.  
 
IF OTHERS ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CLUB BY CLICKING CONTACT US AT THE TOP OF THIS HOME PAGE.
 

 
"THE SMALLEST ACT OF KINDNESS IS WORTH MORE THAN THE GRANDEST INTENTION"
"WHEN THE WHOLE WORLD IS SILENT, EVEN ONE VOICE BECOMES POWERFUL"
"WISDOM IS THE REWARD YOU GET FOR A LIFETIME OF LISTENING WHEN YOU'D HAVE PREFERRED TO TALK"
 

 
DR. SENFT GAVE A VERY INFORMATIVE TALK ON NEW TECHNOLOGY THAT IS  HELPING PEOPLE WITH LOW VISION.ELECTRONIC READERS SUCH AS THE IPAD AND KINDLE ALLOW READERS TO INCREASE THE PRINT SIZE, HAVE MESSAGES READ TO THEM, SEND TEXT MESSAGE BY VOICE COMMAND AND KNOW THE ICON THEY ARE SELECTING BY SOUND.  IN ADDITION, THE PRINT AND BACKGROUND CAN BE REVERSED TO WHITE ON BLACK FOR EASIER READING.  THERE ARE MANY ORGANIZATIONS THAT HELP PEOPLE WITH VISION IMPAIRMENT TO INCLUDE: AAO, LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL FEDERATION FOR THE BLIND AND PREVENT BLINDNESS AMERICA.  TODAY AN EYE TRANSPLANT IS NOT POSSIBLE DUE TO THE COMPLEXITY OF THE OPTIC NERVE, BUT THERE IS THE ARGUS II RETINAL IMPLANT THAT IS AN ELECTRONIC  CHIP FOR PEOPLE WITH MACULAR DEGENERATION.  SMART GLASSES- GOOGLE GLASS, META PRO AND GLASSUP HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED TO SEE INFORMATION IN THE GLASSES .  FOR MEDICAL INFORMATION IT IS BEST TO USE GOOGLE SCHOLAR TO SEARCH THE WEB AND FOR ACADEMIC INFORMATION REGARDING THE EYE, GO TO KELLOG.UMICH.EDU.
 

 
CONGRATULATIONS TO GAIL WINTERSTELLA, A MEMBER OF THE PAUL HARRIS SOCIETY WHO RECEIVED THE 6+1 PIN.
 

 
HONORABLE JOHN R. TASSINI GAVE AN INTERESTING PRESENTATION ON THE NEW JERSEY COURT SYSTEM.  HE GREW UP IN MANASQUAN, HAS AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE FROM GEORGETOWN AND A JD FROM RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL.  JUDGE TASSINI HAS VAST LEGAL EXPERIENCE, CLERKING FOR THE BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES, ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, ASSISTANT MONMOUTH COUNTY PROSECUTOR, DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL AND A TRIAL ATTORNEY IN PRIVATE PRACTICE.  TODAY HE IS A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, CRIMINAL DIVISION.
 
OUR CURRENT NJ COURT SYSTEM WAS ORGANIZED UNDER THE 1947 STATE CONSTITUTION.  IT IS SIMILAR TO THE FEDERAL SYSTEM.  OUR COURT SYSTEM CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING COURTS- NJ SUPREME COURT, SUPERIOR COURT - TRIAL LEVEL WHICH HEARS CRIMINAL, CIVIL AND FAMILY LAW,  SUPERIOR COURT-APPELLATE DIVISION WHERE APPEALS FROM LOWER COURT DECISIONS ARE HEARD.
 
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH HAS ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES WHO DECIDE AGENCY ISSUES.  IF THE HEAD OF THE AGENCY IS UNHAPPY WITH THE DECISION, THE THE CASE GOES TO THE JUDICIAL BRANCH. 
 

 
PRESIDENT JOHN WINTERSTELLA WITH STUDENTS AND TEACHER OF THE MONTH
 
SENIOR: LAUREN MCDONALD
JUNIOR: JACK MCCRINK
SOPHOMORE: DAYNA VAN PELT
FRESHMAN: REILLY MCCALLUM
TEACHER OF THE MONTH: ERIC WASNESKY
 
 

 
SPRING LAKE-BRIELLE ROTARY MEMBER MARY DONOVAN RECEIVES A PAUL HARRIS AWARD FROM GAIL WINTERSTELLA- PAST PRESIDENT
 
CONGRATULATIONS MARY!
 

 
PRESIDENT JOHN WINTERSTELLA, PRINCIPAL RICK COPPOLA, SUPERINTENDENT DR. FRANK KASYAN
 
SENIOR: IAN WALDMAN
JUNIOR: DECLAN REICHEY
SOPHOMORE: BRIDGET WALSH
FRESHMAN: FINN CUOZZO
​​​​​​​TEACHER OF THE MONTH: ALAN ABRAHAM
 

 
PRESIDENT JOHN WINTERSTELLA AND TEACHER JAY BRYANT WITH STUDENTS
 
SENIORS: NICK AROMANDO AND RICH CONDON
JUNIORS: CAROLINE CARTER AND  JACK NOLAN
SOPHOMORES: CAMMIE CARTON AND NOAH ZAWADZKY
​FRESHMEN: SARA DEVERAUX AND JACK FABEAN
​TEACHERS OF THE MONTH: NOVEMBER JILL SANTUCCI AND DECEMBER LISA CROWNING
 

 
Spring Lake-Brielle Rotary Members Jim Coakley, Rich "Ace" Aljian, Jake Whalen, Bob Crowther, and Edwin Griffin (photographer) gave out dictionaries to third grade classes at Spring Lake Heights Elementary School.
 

 
RICH ALJIAN HAS GIVEN OUT DICTIONARIES SUPPLIED BY THE SPRING LAKE-BRIELLE ROTARY TO THE THIRD GRADE STUDENTS AT SEA GIRT ELEMENTARY.
 
GREAT JOB RICH.
 

 
THE ANNUAL DONATION TO INTERFAITH NEIGHBORS AND THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES WAS PRESENTED AT OUR DECEMBER 17 MEETING
PICTURED L TO R ARE:
RICHARD KENAH- CHAIRMAN OF THE ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE AT THE ACME IN WALL
JUDY DANIELS- THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES
JOHN WINTERSTELLA- ROTARY PRESIDENT
HEATHER SCHULZ- INTERFAITH NEIGHBORS
JOE NAMORA- INTERFAITH NEIGHBORS
GAIL WINTERSTELLA- ROTARY PAST PRESIDENT
 
 
 
 

 
A GOOD TIME HAD BY ALL!  GREAT FELLOWSHIP AND SINGING TO WELCOME IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON.
 
 

 
We collected 3917 lbs of food which included 35 turkeys
We had 1031.52 in cash donations
When added together it will provide 6355 meals
 
Great job all.  Another successful year with Richard Kenah's organization and management of the event.  Thanks for the pictures that can be seen in PHOTO ALBUMS- CANATHON 2015
 
 

 
PRESIDENT JOHN WINTERSTELLA
9TH GRADE- DARREN ZHOU (not in picture)
10TH GRADE- ERIN WEBER
11TH GRADE- BRENDAN GILLESPIE
12TH GRADE- EMMA RUSSO
FAVORITE TEACHER- JAY BRYANT
PRINCIPLE- RICK COPPOLA
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
 

 
CHRISTINE GIORDANO HANLON DISCUSSED ALL THE FUNCTIONS OF THE MONMOUTH COUNTY'S CLERK OFFICE THAT MOST PEOPLE  DON'T KNOW ABOUT.    THE OFFICE DOES THE FOLLOWING:
1. ELECTION SUPPORT TO INCLUDE VOTE BY MAIL
2. REAL PROPERTY RECORDINGS- RECORDS GO BACK TO 1675 AND TODAY ALL NEW RECORDS ARE DIGITIZED AND AVAILABLE IN 24 TO 36 HOURS ONLINE.  OLDER RECORDS ARE BEING SCANNED AND COMPUTERIZED GOING BACK TO 1986.
3. COUNTY VETERAN ID CARDS ARE ISSUED WITH A NJ DRIVER'S LICENSE AND THE ORIGINAL DD-214 AND CAN BE USED FOR VARIOUS DISCOUNTS.  PASSPORTS CAN ALSO BE APPLIED FOR.  BOTH THE VETERAN ID AND PASSPORT APPLICATIONS CAN BE MADE AT THE MONMOUTH COUNTY CONNECTION OFFICE LOCATED AT 3544 HWY 66 NEPTUNE AND THE FREEHOLD PASSPORT OFFICE AT 33 MECHANIC ST FREEHOLD.
4. ARCHIVE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE FOR HISTORIC AND LEGAL DOCUMENTS.
 
 
 

 
 
 
ERIK "PIP" ERTLE IS THE FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE  SPRING LAKE/BRIELLE ROTARY'S COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER AWARD.  THE AWARD IS PRESENTED BY OUR PRESIDENT JOHN WINTERSTELLA.  ERIK IS JOINED BY HIS WIFE KATHLEEN.  ERIK IS A RETIRED WALL TOWNSHIP POLICE LIEUTENANT AND HAS ALWAYS BEEN AN OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER IN WALL AND MANASQUAN YOUTH PROGRAMS.  CONGRATULATIONS ON MAKING A DIFFERENCE TO OUR YOUTH.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
OUR OCTOBER 2015 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
 
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT
 
JOHN WINTERSETLLA- SPRING LAKE/BRIELLE ROTARY PRESIDENT
BRET LOMIS- MANASQUAN HS PRESENTER
TOM FREDA- 9TH GRADE
SAVANNAH  HOBBIE- 10TH GRADE
ANNIE CONDOLUCI- 11TH GRADE
TAHLIA JAMIE-KELLY- 12TH GRADE
MARK MORO- SPRING LAKE/BRIELLE ROTARY STUDENTS COMMITTEE CHAIR
DR. PAM PURPEAR- TEACHER OF THE MONTH
 

 

JAKE DID A GREAT JOB OF EXPLAINING A VERY CONFUSING PART OF MEDICARE- PART D DRUGS.  NJ OFFERS 29 PLANS.  PLANS SHOULD BE ANALYZED ACCORDING TO THE DRUGS YOU TAKE AND THE COST OF THE PLAN TO OBTAIN THESE DRUGS.  HE PROVIDES PLANNING FREE OF CHARGE TO SENIORS.  IF YOU ARE LATE IN ENROLLING IN PART D AT AGE 65 WHEN ELIGIBLE THERE IS A LATE ENROLLMENT PENALTY (LEP) THAT WILL INCREASE YOUR MONTHLY PREMIUMS BY A FORMULA FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.  THE TIER FOR EACH DRUG IS DETERMINED BY THE INSURANCE PROVIDER.  THERE ARE 4 DRUG PAYMENT STAGES- STAGE 1 IS THE YEARLY DEDUCTIBLE, STAGE 2 IS THE INITIAL COVERAGE, STAGE 3 IS THE COVERAGE GAP AND STAGE 4 IS CATASTROPHIC COVERAGE.  THIS IS KNOWN AS THE DONUT HOLE.
 

 
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT
JIM COAKLEY- PRESIDENT ELECT
JOHN WINTERSTELLA- PRESIDENT
DAVE FORWARD- DISTRICT 7500 GOVERNOR
TOM PRICE- AREA 7 ASSISTANT GOVERNOR
 
DAVE GAVE AN INSPIRATIONAL TALK, DISCUSSING ROTARY HISTORY, OUR KEY JOB OF GETTING NEW MEMBERS AND THE DISTRICT'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS
 

 
WE WERE JOINED TODAY BY THE RYLA STUDENTS AND SUPPORT COUNSELORS WHO DISCUSSED THEIR EXPERIENCES AND HOW THEY ENJOYED THE FELLOWSHIP AND GREW DURING THE 2015 RYLA LEADERSHIP PROGRAM.
 
BOTTOM ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT SUPPORT COUNSELORS
KERRI BIGORNIA (WALL HS), HAILEY PASTERCHICK (WALL HS), MACKENZIE GROGAN (MANASQUAN HS)
 
TOP ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT RYLA STUDENTS
STEVE BUMBERA (OUR RYLA PROGRAM CHAIRMAN), RYAN BARTO (MSGR DONOVAN CATHOLIC HS), RACHEL JOHANSSON (WALL HS), ELLA LUZZI (MANASQUAN HS), LILY MCNAMARA (MANASQUAN HS), SIENNA RICHERT (MANASQUAN HS), JOHN WINTERSTELLA (CLUB PRESIDENT)
 
MISSING FROM PHOTO: JACK LEUDDEKE (MANASQUAN HS), JAKE GUEVERRA (WALL HS)
 

 
FANTASTIC EVENT  GREAT TIME HAD BY ALL  GAIL- GREAT JOB AS PRESIDENT  JOHN-CONGRATULATIONS  IT WILL BE ANOTHER GREAT YEAR   THANK YOU DAVID FORWARD DISTRICT GOVERNOR FOR JOINING OUR INSTALLATION AND INSTALLING JOHN
 
 

 
 

 
 
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