There continues to be a lot happening behind the scenes in preparation for the 14th Annual Taste of Pittsford extravaganza thanks to Jim Murphy, Harold McAulliffe, Jeanne Strazzabosco, Lynn Freshman, Pam Wright and many others. Please be certain that you have signed up to play a role during the evening if you have not done so already. At today's meeting, a few more bottles of red and white wine were donated for auction baskets of our silent auction. Please continue to encourage everyone you know to attend.
 
Our guest from Canandaigua Rotary Club, John Spare, joined us today, to present an 8-minute video on the District 7120 Convention in Erie, PA from May 19 – 21.  We watched DG Tom Rogers and Conference Co-chair Bob Palumbo discuss the conference at the Ambassador Center (7794 Peach St. -- Erie, Pa. -- 16509). Check-in begins Friday at noon.  The Conference ends Sunday at 1:00 PM. Join the District for an outing or a round of golf with your fellow Rotarians. Make new friends, renew acquaintances, and have fun at Casino Night. You will be supporting a great cause while you play for fun. The cost will include registration for the conference itself, the cost of your hotel reservation, and any optional events you choose to attend.  These costs are outlined below:

Registration itself (required): $175 through Mar. 31;  $200 Apr. 1 and later.  
Friday Dinner:  Included
Friday Golf Outing (optional): $75 (cart included)
Friday All-In Casino Night: Starter chips included
Saturday Breakfast:  Included
Saturday Picnic (optional): $25
Saturday Luncheon Cruise (optional): $30
Saturday Reception & Banquet: Included (cash bar)
Sunday Brunch: Included
 
Pat Mallery brought photos of the latest Interact Club activity.  This time, the Interact Club volunteers were dry and warm compared to when they dipped into the freezing waters of Lake Ontario at the 2017 Polar Plunge. Pete Crooker and Pat drove them to the Salem Nutrition Center.  There, they prepared and served lunch to the homeless. Exchange student Julie Poisson, and today's guest, Victoria Soong (daugher of Rotarian Grace Soong), were both volunteers at Salem.
 
We welcomed our guest speaker, veteran Alvin Herdklotz, who spoke about the history of the Rayson-Miller Post in the Town of Pittsford.
 
 
 

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