Rotary Club of West Hartford Minutes 

Date:August 5, 2018 

Attendance:  10 Members 

  1.   Rotary Means Business:  Bennett has this project well in hand.  There will be another meeting on August 15, Fox Run Golf course in Avon from 6:00 -7:30 pm.  Bennett is trying to get each town Rotary club to continue this program through their own club.  
  2. Rotaract:  Greg Friedline has been trying to get this together at the University of Hartford.  Our club is trying to get the past Rotaract group to interact with the UH group.  Our club is going to find the past group names from Erica Leabman.
  3. We again discussed the importance of reaching the Town Council regarding the UCONN site for the Children’s Museum.  
  4. We discussed asking programs that we have given to in the past to help in publicizing the Jazz Brunch and the Wines of March and in selling tickets for these events.
  5. Dave Mangs described the opioid epidemic in this country.  The Rotary Club Districts are joining together to help on this project.  He mentioned how the town and/or city police departments play an important role in obtaining information of victims of opioids.
  6. The West Hartford Food pantry needs your donations.They are short on pasta,rice and sauce. You can drop your donation at the Town Hall.