On Tuesday, June 16th at 6 PM, our club had a virtual meeting over the telephone and internet via Zoom. 
Invocation was read by Laura Pellerano.
The pledge was led by Carl Lusby, Ashley Johnson took notes and Tony and Julie Bouchard took attendance.
Guests: Rachel Emus and Max Dietshe
Birthdays: Rod Fox and Mark Remick both on June 21st. Happy Birthday!!
Checking In/Happy Dollars: Jo Cooper started the meeting by asking each person to give a recap of how they were doing.  We heard from Dan Frye, Gene Pellerano, Julie and Tony Bouchard, Jodie Cushing, Melody Pereira, Rod Fox,  Tracy Shaffer, Dave and Marian Wells, Clyde Cushing, Pam Cushing,  Scott Kimball, Laura Pellerano, Rhonda Parker, Jim Vickers and Ashley Johnson.
All Happy Dollars goes towards Everybody Eats this quarter.  Don’t forget about Polio Plus and EREY! Please consider making a donation.
Rotary Business:
  1. Blood Drive Update: The next blood drive is Tuesday, June 23rd  at  the Elks Lodge from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Please contact Scott Kimball if you would like to volunteer.
  2. Transition Meeting June 30th- Jo Cooper and Laura Pellerano have asked Peter Farragher if we can hold the meeting under the YMCA's tent on the pickleball court and he thinks it is a great idea. He will have the Perry's food truck there and will ask for a discount for Rotary. An email will be sent out to everyone once everything is confirmed.
  3. Wheelchair Update: Dave Wells reminded and updated everyone that our club has participated in 7 Wheelchair Trips in 5 Years delivering almost 1,000 chairs. This coming year we will be working with Bar Harbor and Bangor Clubs to deliver 115 chairs to Panama. Hoping for November depending on COVID-19.   
Guest Speaker: This week’s guest speaker was Rachel Emus. Rachel Emus is the Food Programs Coordinator for Healthy Acadia. She manages a variety of food access programs across Hancock County that help to increase food security and access to healthy foods for all, including the Downeast Gleaning Initiative, MDI FarmDrop, the Hancock County Food Drive, and Senior Farm Share Program. Rachel is committed to supporting local farms while increasing access to healthy food in a role that combines her passions for healthy communities and sustainable food systems.
The Downeast Gleaning Initiative visits local farms to harvest excess fruits and vegetables, and delivers the fresh produce to a wide network of food pantries, free meal programs, and other hunger relief programs. Since 2013, the project has worked with hundreds of volunteers to distribute over 256,000 pounds of healthy food to the community.
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson