Jerilyn Bowers was our guest speaker and she spoke about the work the MDI Biological Lab is doing and our club inducted new member Dan Frye!
Opening Ceremonies: President Jo Cooper called the meeting to order.  Invocation by Laurie Fogelman and we said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Greeter: Larry Fernald
Well Wisher: Gene Pellerano
Sargent at Arms: Julie and Tony Bouchard
Door Prizes: This week’s lucky winners were Debbie Ehrlenbach, Ruth Moore, Larry Johnston, Jack Frost, Ashley Johnson, Jodie Cushing  and Gene Pellerano.
50/50: $14.00 to Marian Wells
Happy Dollars Highlights: Marian Wells, Terri Stephens, Marshall Smith, Laurie Fogelman, Scott Kimball, Jack Frost, Iris Simon, Dave Wells, Clyde Cushing, Gene Pellerano and Larry Johnston were all happy this week. All dollars will go towards the Kids Peace Foster Children’s Christmas gifts.
Rotary Business:  
  1. Gifting Experience: Saturday, December 14th. Jack Frost and Carl Lusby will be organizing this event. Sign Up Sheet will be passed around soon.
  2. Loaves & Fishes Food Drive: Saturday, November 16th 9am – 2pm. Sign up through Marc Rich.
  3. Rotary Leadership Institute is November 16th in Lewiston. President Jo Cooper will be attending.  
  4. Movember facial hair contest: During the month of November.
  5. Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry During the Month of December on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Sign Up sheet will be pass around soon by Marc Rich.
Program/Speaker: This week’s guest speaker was Jerilyn Bowers, Director of Public Affairs shared exciting research that is underway at the MDI Biological Laboratory to study animals in an effort to develop new therapies that may one day help humans enhance their natural ability to repair the damage caused by heart attack, diabetes or traumatic injury. She also provided an update on Lab’s $100 million research training program designed to expand Maine’s technically skilled workforce and create high quality jobs throughout the state.
Respectfully submitted by Ashley Johnson