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Spring Lake-Brielle

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Spring Lake Manor
415 Rte 71
Spring Lake Heights, NJ  07762
United States of America
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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.
HARRY HARVEY TEACHES INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA STUDIES AT MANASQUAN HS.  HE HAS RETURNED TO PRESENT A SEQUEL TO FILMS, FLICKS AND MOVIES.  AS A CLASS PROJECTS STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO REPRODUCE A SCENE FROM A MOVIE TO INCLUDE CLOTHING, LOCATION, FACIAL EXPRESSIONS.  HE SHOWED THE TOP STUDENT PROJECTS THAT REPRESENTED INNOVATION TO PRODUCE UNBELIEVABLE MATCHES TO THE FILM SCENES.
SUE BLAIR REPRESENTING SPRING LAKE MANOR
ALEX MCWATERS- FRANK MORRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
OWEN BUTZ- FRANK MORRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
MARILYN BOLDERMAN- SPRING LAKE MANOR SANDY HOOK MEM SCHOLARSHIP
ELISE SCHNIEDERMAN- FRANK MORRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
TOMMY SNIDER
MARK MORRO- SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE CHAIR
JAKE WHALEN- ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT
 
ALEXA MINTON- FRANK MORRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
 
ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FOOD DRIVE FOR THE MANASQUAN FOOD PANTRY AT THE WALL ACME.  GREAT JOB GLORIA AND ALL WHO HELPED.  1290 POUNDS OF FOOD COLLECTED AS WELL AS $521.
GREGORY COX FROM AQUATECTURE ASSOCIATES IN POIINT PLEASANT BEACH IS PART OF THE ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS FOR CHANNEL DRIVE IN POINT PLEASANT BEACH CALLED FISHERMEN'S LANDING.  THE PROJECT WILL INCLUDE A 109 ROOM HOTEL, A BANQUET FACILITY AND RESTAURANT.
 
 
MARY DONOVAN- SPRING LAKE-BRIELLE ROTARY PRESENTS A CHECK TO BRIELLE LIBRARY FOR TWO NEW COMPUTERS.  PICTURED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT ARE TONY MATYNKA OF STAPLES AND LISA LUC BRIELLE LIBRARIAN.  THE GRANT WAS MATCHED BY ROTARY DISTRICT 7505.
MARY DONOVAN- ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT
JAY BRYANT- PROGRAM COORDINATOR
FRESHMAN- MAEVE SPANG
SOPHOMORE- PAIGE HARMS
JUNIOR- NOELLE JOHNSTONE (not shown)
SENIOR- EMMA MORRIS
RICK COPPOLA- PRINCIPAL
TEACHER OF THE MONTH- HARRY HARVEY
 
                                                      CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
JOE KAPP GAVE A VERY INFORMATIVE PRESENTATION ON THE IMPACT OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON OUR COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS ESPECIALLY AS WE AGE.  HE IS A LOCAL CERTIFIED FITNESS PROFESSIONAL WITH 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.  EXERCISE DEFINITELY IS NECESSARY TO KEEP THE MIND SHARP.
SISTER CAROLE WAS JOINED BY FATHER PONTIAN (VISITING FROM UGANDA) AND RACHELLE WHO WORKS WITH SISTER CAROLE ON SPONSORSHIPS FOR THE UGANDA STUDENTS.  MUCH PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE FOR THE STUDENTS WITH MORE TO COME.
 
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