Left: President Rachel Toomey is retired by Foundation Trustee
Thank you 2018-2019 Officers and Board of Directors: Rachel Toomey, President, Lindsey Lenhart, President-Elect, Todd Adams, Treasurer, Kim Berghs, Secretary, Liz Ross, Immediate Past President, and Directors; Bill Grant, Barbara Hartman, Steve Hess, Linda Parrish, Cathy Smith and Ada Trapanese. Retiring are directors Bill Grant, Steve Hess (not pictured) and Liz Ross.
Left: Immediate Past President and board member Liz Ross is retired by Bruce Boyd.
Below: Incoming Lt. Governor Tina Pegler (far left) installed 2019-2020 Officers and Board of Directors; Lindsey Lenhart, President, Cathy Smith, President-Elect, Todd Adams, Treasurer, Kim Berghs, Secretary, Rachel Toomey, Immediate Past President, and Directors; Shana Del Castillo, Barbara Hartman, Karen Hurst, Linda Parrish, Ada Trapanese, and Paul Weinstein.
Membership Chair Stewart Ross officially installed Erin McNulty. He also reported we will finish the year with 47 members. We are 15th in our district with a net gain of 9 members.
President Rachel thanked everyone for their service as officers, directors and members. She highlighted just some of projects and fundraisers we completed this past year. Ongoing projects include; Oasis Reading room, Literacy Buddy, MS Support Group, Atlas distribution (4 schools), Sensory Rooms (4 total, 2 of these are new), BUG program in 3 schools, SLP's-Aktion, CKI, Key, Builders, and K-Kids. Special projects: Luvy Bear, Kiwanis One Day, Trunk or Treat, Bell Ringing, Meals of Hope, Breakfast with Santa, United Way, Diaper collection, Read Across America, Golisano Hospital, Easter Egg Hunt, March of Dimes, Military support, Stamp Out Hunger, Ronald McDonald House, Edision Science and Inventors Fair, and Back to School. Primary fundraisers; 5K BUG run and Delicious Dining Books, others include weekly baby bottle collections for local non-profits and special events. Our club was represented at DCON, ICON, DCM's, and CLE training. We also had a number of socials and holiday parties.
In-coming President Lindsey shared her goals for the upcoming year; inspire and achieve and let's bring in more members so we can do more service.