14 Jun

The Forecaster for June 15, 2021

This Zoom meeting covered a lot of topics including info about local elections, US guidance on ransomware, and Police Chief Michael Brown retiring. President John Moorman told us our first luncheon meeting at BHCC will likely be on July 27th when firmed up. Mary Lee Anderson told us Meals on Wheels is restarting weekend deliveries and volunteers are needed. We’re lagging a bit on sponsorship of individual Flags for Heroes, forms on website or contact Sharon. Charter Night is this...

06 Jun

The Forecaster for June 8, 2021

This was a normally busy meeting with announcements about our Charter Night meeting at BHCC on Saturday June 19th starting at 7 PM. Jim Carmalt told us a quintet of the Alexandria Symphony will play until 8 PM when the awards will begin. Dress will be seersucker, open collar under a big tent in the grassy area of BHCC in front of the main entrance with hors d’oeuvres being passed, seating provided as the awards are announced and presented. Please...

29 May

The Forecaster for June 1, 2021

Another interesting and jam packed meeting with several visitors, recognition of 6 birthdays, and announcements by President John Moorman about Charter Night on the BHCC lawn June 19th and our hybrid meeting (Zoom/in-person) regathering meeting on July 6th when President-Elect Pam De Candio will be inducted. We also had the good new/bad news that our Newscaster Casey Lindsay is moving to Scotland in August for a year to complete his MBA at the Univ. of Edinburgh. Great news for Casey...

23 May

The Forecaster for May 25, 2021

This was our annual Boy Scout meeting with recognition of two Eagle Scouts, awarding those Eagles scholarships for their college expenses. The highlight of the meeting was awarding Donna Wilson this year’s RI Cliff Dochterman Good Scout award in well earned recognition for her many hears of outstanding service to this club and the community. The two Eagle Scouts, (Noah Ventura and Max Scheeler) also briefed us on their recent Eagle Projects and a brief summary of their scouting adventure....

16 May

The Forecaster for May 18, 2021

An interesting meeting with many announcements and information. A visitor was Tin Tin Raschid (previous Dist. 7610 Governor) who also said how much Steve Gresham had helped so much at the district level. President John Moorman told us that Saturday June 19th will be our Charter Night at BHCC (likely on the lawn in seesucker, open collar and sundresses – more later) and that we’ll have a hybrid Zoom and live meeting sometime in July, We recognized birthdays of Sir...

10 May

The Forecaster for May 11, 2021

This was another jam packed agenda that covered many aspects related to the recent passing of Steve Gresham and all he’s done for Rotary and this club. President John Moorman covered details of our Boy Scout luncheon honoring Donna Wilson on May 18th, congratulated Connie Hammell on being named as a “40 under 40” honoree by the Chamber of Commerce, and praised Rick Endres for leading our most successful and enjoyable Spring Fling. Casey Lindsay’s news told us about the...

03 May

The Forecaster for May 4, 2021

This was a jam packed meeting with many important announcements about the upcoming Flags for Heroes, our Spring Fling on May 1st, and news about members. The ‘speaker’ was a video by a current Rotary Peace Fellow, Brownyn Manley who is working on a Masters at University of North Carolina in educational innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Nancy Van Gulick Cooper introduced the video telling us a bit about Brownyn (lived in Zimbabwe, became a refugee to New Zealand), that we...

26 Apr

The Forecaster for April 27, 2021

Pastor Elijah’s invocation asked for all to have wisdom and understanding, President John asked us to encourage fellow members to ‘attend’ our Zoom meetings and gave us current status of future face-to-face meetings at BHCC, and asked for volunteers to take over Dick Lacquement’ s duties. Sharon Meisel updated us on plans for Flags for Heroes, June 17 – July 11, and presented a video we can use to help sign up sponsors. Rick Endres asked for videos of talents...

17 Apr

The Forecaster for April 20, 2021

Our meeting included comments by President John Moorman and Dick Lacquement about sitting at a fun table with Gordon Peyton, Verna Anderson presenting a factoid about women in Rotary, Rick Endres encouraging everyone to participate in the Spring Fling on Saturday May 1st, and Steve Wharton recognizing our April birthday members. Jim Aldige introduced Donald Wilson who talked to us about his second book about 2 Brooklyn Bridge jumpers in the 1880s. The first jumper was Robert Odlum who jumped...

03 Apr

The Forecaster for April 6, 2021

A most interesting meeting with Pastor Elijah Mwitanti giving the invocation, Newscaster Lindsay telling us that Allison Silberberg plans to ppose Mayor Justin Wilson for mayor in the next election, Jim Aldige reporting on Tammy Mann’s appreciation for our club raising $26,000 for the Campagna Center, Mary Lee Anderson giving us latest news on Senior Services of Alexandria, Gant Redmon leading the induction of Pastor Elijah Mwitanti, Nancy Van Gulick Cooper updating us on activities of our International Committee, and...

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