Tonight we transitioned from the term of President Laura Pellerano to the term of Eugene Pellerano #ellsworthrotary #wearerotary #rotaryinternational #peopleofaction #district7790
On Tuesday, June 29th at 6:00 PM, our club had a virtual meeting over the telephone and internet via Zoom.  President Laura Pellerano started the meeting.
Invocation was read by Allegra Pellerano.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Allegra Pellerano and Tony and Julie Bouchard took attendance.
Guests: Rebecca Greenlaw from Kids Peace
Wedding Anniversaries: David and Susan Wheaton 14 Years on June 30th and Gene and Laura Pellerano 41 Years on June 29th.  Happy Anniversary!
4th Quarter Happy Dollars: This quarter we raised $2,055.00 forThe Ellsworth Rotary Foundation! THANK YOU!!
The following Rotarians gave Happy Dollars: Dave Wells, Dan Frye, Lincoln Ehrlenbach, Gene Pellerano, Rod Fox, Mary Thomas and Laura Pellerano.
Don’t forget about Polio Plus and EREY! Please consider making a donation.
Happy Dollars and Polio Donations: Treasurer Debbie Ehrlenbach would like all Happy Dollars and Polio Plus donations to be mailed in a.s.a.p. to Rotary Club of Ellsworth, PO Box 741, Ellswoth, ME 04605.
Rotary Business:  
1st Quarter Happy Dollars: President-Elect Gene Pellerano is looking ideas for the 1st Quarter Happy Dollars. If you have a non-profit in mind that could use the help, please let him know.
NO MEETING - JULY 6th: There is NO MEETING next week, Tuesday, July 6th due to the holiday. The next meeting will be on July 13th via Zoom. There is a Board of Directors meeting on July 13th at 4:30pm via Zoom.  
IN-PERSON MEETINGS: We will start meeting In-Person at China Hill on July 27th! 
  1.  Upcoming Events:
  • July 20, 2021 – Private Charter Cruise with Linda Greenlaw: Save Tuesday, July 20th on your calendar from 6-8 PM for a Rotary Sunset Cruise on the boat “Select” with Captain Linda Greenlaw, author and owner of Linda Greenlaw Charters. The two-hour cruise will launch from Perry’s Dock on Newbury Neck and parking will be available at the Sea Shed Gift Shop at 1049 Newbury Neck in Surry. More details to follow with a chance to reserve your space.  An opportunity to reserve a lobster roll or chicken sandwich will be included during registration. Sign up with Ashley Johnson!
  • September 10-11,2021 - Northern Light Maine Coast Schoodic Scramble: Friday 10/11 set up and 9/11 tournament volunteers would need to be there 7am until 5pm. Shifts can be shared! Please contact JoAnn Brown to help out.
  1. Blood Drive: Max Dietshe thanked everyone for continued help with the Blood Drives. He will send out an email to sign up for future dates. Please help if you can.
Transition Ceremony: Laura Pellerano thanked all members for a great year! She spoke about all the service projects we did and how we stay strong and continued to help the community during COVID-19. She thanked the Board of Directors for their service and leadership.
Laura then installed Gene Pellerano as President for our 2021-2022 Rotary year. Gene thanked Laura for all her hard work and leadership. He presented Laura the President’s Plaque and a bouquet of Roses.
Gene introduced and installed the new slate of officers and directors for the year:
Clyde Cushing – President Elect
Marian Wells – Secretary
Debbie Ehrlenbach – Treasurer
Rhonda Parker – Club Service Director
Jodie Cushing – Community Service Director
Dave Wells – International Director
Debbie Ehrlenbach – Vocational and Youth Services Director
JoAnn Brown – Membership Director,
Lincoln Ehrlenbach – Foundation Chair
Cindy Shoppe – Community Support Chair
Ashley Johnson – Publicity and Public Relations Chair
Julie and Tony Bouchard – Sergeants at Arms
Gene reviewed his goals for the coming year for the club. The Rotary International theme for the new year is “Serve to Change Lives”
 Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson