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Spring Lake-Brielle

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First Thursday at 6:00 PM Other Thursdays at 7:30 AM
Spring Lake Manor
415 Rte 71
Spring Lake Heights, NJ  07762
United States of America
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SUE IS HONORED FOR TAKING GREAT CARE OF THE ROTARY FOR ALL EVENTS AT THE SPRING LAKE MANOR TO INCLUDE BREAKFAST, NIGHT MEETINGS AND INSTALLATION DINNER.  OUR THANKS TO SUE FOR AN OUTSTANDING JOB.
TEACHER OF THE MONTH- MONICA FENION
PRINCIPAL- ROBERT GOODALL
FRESHMAN- JOHN O'SHEA
SOPHOMORE- MATTHEW ROSE
JUNIOR- ANDREW CHERMARK
SENIOR- CAMRYN ROTHERY
PROGRAM COORDINATOR- JAY BRYANT
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
FRESHMAN- REESE HEARON
SOPHOMORE- JACK MITTON
JUNIOR-REBECCA WITKIN
SENIOR- CHRIS PIERRO
TEACHER OF THE MONTH- KRIS BUSS
PRINCIPAL- ROBERT GOODALL
JAKE WHALEN- ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
 
 
 
DONATIONS GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS
 
MISSION OF MERCY- UGANDA RACHELLE MAGET AND ANITA KRUSE
 
JUST US GIRLS- LIZ DODD
 
REDEEM HER- GIOVANNA TALERICO
SPRING LAKE-BRIELLE ROTARY PRESENTED A DONATION OF GIFT CARDS TO THE MANASQUAN FOOD PANTRY.
 
RICHARD SPEISER- PANTRY VOLUNTEER
RICHARD SCHMIDT- ROTARY CLUB
CAROLYN KELLY- PANTRY VOLUNTEER
LINDA FIEROS- PANTRY VOLUNTEER
JAKE WHALEN- ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT
MARY DONOVAN- ROTARY CLUB
BRUCE BOLDERMAN- ROTARY CLUB
SHEILA IS A MEMBER OF THE POINT PLEASANT BEACH ROTARY CLUB AND EXPLAINED HOW THE ROTARY FOUNDATION MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM WORKS A KEY PROJECT FOR THE CLUB CALLED FIELD OF DREAMS IN TOMS RIVER.  IT IS A SPROTS COMPLEX MAINLY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.  CONSISTING OF A BASEBALL FIELD, BASKETBALL COURT, ALL INCLUSIVE PLAY GROUND, MINIATURE GOLF COURSE, REHABILITATION STATIONS AND A PICNIC AREA.  THEIR CLUB HAS APPLIED FOR A MATCHING GIFT FROM AND DISTRICT TO CONTRIBUTE TO A STRIVE AND THRIVE STATION.

 

 

PRESIDENT JAKE WHALEN INTRODUCED MEL RUSSEN FROM WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA AND PRESENTED A CHECK FOR $600 TO BUY WREATHS FOR THIS YEARS NATIONALS WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA DAY.  1.8 MILLION WREATHS WERE LAID LAST YEAR.  WE WILL AGAIN SUPPORT LAYING WREATHS IN OUR AREA ON DECEMBER 14.

FRESHMAN- MOLLIE BODNAR (not shown)
SOPHOMORE- DAN HYLAND
JUNIOR- SIMON CARDENAS (not shown)
SENIOR- ASHLEIGH SHARP
TEACHER OF THE MONTH- CLAIRE KOZIC
PRINCIPAL- ROBERT GOODALL
MARK MORO- PROGRAM CHAIRMAN
JAKE WHALEN- ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT
 
CHRISTINE HOFMANN AND ALLISON MORGAN DISCUSSED "THE MISSION OF HOMES NOW WHICH FOCUSES ON CONSTRUCTING AND MONITORING QUALITY AFFORDABLE HOUSING, ENHANCING THE LIVES LOW/MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES, VETERANS, SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND PERSONS OF SPECIAL NEEDS WHILE CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT."  THE ORGANIZATION IS A 501 (C) (3) NOT FOR PROFIT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PROVIDING SERVICES IN BRICK, STAFFORD, ATLANTIC CITY AND PENNSAULKEN..
NAVEEN DASARI- SECRETARY OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF VIJAYAWADA, INDIA AND V. HEMACHANDU- SECRETARY AND CEO OF GRETNALTES ANDHRIA PRADESH, INDIA PRESENTED THEIR EFFORTS IN TREATING PEOPLE WITH LEPROSY AND WORKING TO ERADICATE THIS DISABLING DISEASE.  THERRE ARE 250K CASES OF LEPROSY WORLD WIDE. INCLUDING 129 CASES IN THE US IN 2018.  INDIA ACCOUNTS FOR 62% OF THE CASES.  MR. DASARI IS WORKING TO HAVE THE INDIAN ROTARY PROGRAM- ROTARIANS AGAINST LEPROSY BECOME A GLOBAL ROTARY PROGRAM.  MR. HEMACHANDU IS HEAD OF GRETNALTES (GREATER TENALI LEPROSY TREATMENT AND EDUCATION SCHME SOCIETY) A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ERADICATE LEPROSY THROUGH EDUCATION, TREATMENT AND REHIBILITATIION OF PEOPLE WHO ARE AFFLICTED WITH LEPROSY AND LIVE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE.
THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE HAS JUST CELEBRATED ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY AND JOHN BELDING HAS BEEN LIVING THERE FOR 50 YEARS.  JOHN WHO IS THE TOWN HISTORIAN GAVE A VIEW INTO THE PAST OF BRIELLE.  HE TOOK US THROUGH A SLIDE SHOW OF PRIVATE HOMES AND BED AND BREAKFAST HOTELS, MANY OF WHICH BURNED DOWN.  ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON SPENT TIME THERE IN THE 1880'S AND AN ISLAND IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RIVERS WAS NAMED TREASURE ISLAND AFTER HIS FAMOUS BOOK.
HANK HAS ALWAYS BEEN INVOLVED IN BOATING DOING EXTENSIVE SAILING AFTER COLLEGE AND THEN WORKING IN BOAT SALES IN FLORIDA AND NJ.  HE CURRENTLY WORKS FOR SANDY HOOK YACHT SALES.
 
OUR JOHN WINTERSTELLA DISCUSSED THE LONG TERM EFFECT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON RISING SEAS.  A FOUR FOOT INCREASE IS PROJECTED BY 2021 THAT COULD CAUSE SEVERE FLOODING IN NYC AND NEW JERSEY WHERE THE BELT PARKWAY AND PARTS OF THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY AND NEWARK AIRPORT WILL BE UNDERWATER DURING HIGH TIDE.  ENGINEERS HAVE PROPOSED PUTTING FLOODGATES AT INLETS BUT JOHN A DAM BETWEEN SANDY HOOK AND LONG ISLAND.
JOANN AND SEAN BURNEY, FOUNDERS OF ALLAIRE COMMUNITY FARM USE RESCUE ANIMALS AND GROWING PLANTS TO WORK WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PEOPLE, VETERANS WITH PTSD AND FAMILIES EFFECTED BY CANCER.  THEIR NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION'S MISSION IS "NURTURE THROUGH NATURE"
FRAN AND JACK DREW HOLDING A PIECE OF A SHIP WRECK FOUND IN THE SURF IN MANASQUAN AFTER HURRICANE DONNA IN SEPTEMBER 1960.  ORIGINALLY THOUGH TO BE AN ANCIENT HULK OF VIKING SHIP AND THEN SOME EXPERTS FELT IT WAS AN 18TH CENTURY TRADING BARGE.  TODAY, ITS ORIGIN IS STILL A MYSTERY BUT IN THE EARLY 1960'S ITS DISCOVERY BY FRAN, HER BROTHERS AND UNCLE LED TO A LOT OF EXCITEMENT.  ALL NEWSPAPERS IN NJ AND SURROUNDING STATES CARRIED STORIES AND THE 40 FT WRECK WAS VISITED BY PEOPLE AND EXPERTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. 
KEVIN BALS IS THE PRINCIPAL OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL-  A PRE-ENGINEERING CAREER ACADEMY AND PART OF THE MONMOUTH COUNTY VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEM.  THE SCHOOL IS FOCUSED ON STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH.  THE SCHOOL HAS BEEN RANKED NUMBER 1 IN THE COUNTRY IN THE LAST EIGHT OF NINE YEARS.  77 OF 325 APPLICANTS WERE ACCEPTED TO THE FRESHMAN CLASS.
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