Brian Thoma took charge for his first full meeting as President rang the Bell.  Brian welcomed all and called upon Chief Huemann to leading the Pledge, yours truly 4-way test,  Song Meister Weingart the song and Rev.  Wm. McLemore said the Prayer which included our dear friend Phil Bartmann who is at Centegra with several health issues.

Visitors  Tony’s daughter Laura Huemann and his wife Brenda.  Donna’s daughter Hanna.           

  Visiting Rotarians   0


July 17th Picnic in the Park

July 19th Bags Tournament noon Riverside and Rt. 120

July 20th Fiesta Days Parade.

August 1st, 2nd and 3rd BLUES, BREWS AND BBQ’S.

Sept. 4th Rotary lunch meeting at St. Paul’s, hoisted by Bill McLemore


Announcements .  BB&B tickets were passed out for presales, with 20 tickets going to each member.  The advanced  purchase amount is $5.00


Tom Webb showed off BB&B cooking aprons that will be given to the cook off contestants  and Shirts that are available for the members.  You order must be to Tom the week before the event.


Karen Lavin dished out samples of the food the Club packed a couple of weeks ago that was shipped to Guatemala.   The packs contained rice, soy, and vegetables.   One cup a day will  nourish a person.


Make-ups  none

Mystery Hand shaker-   

Happy Dollars     Past Pres. Webb because Thoma was running the meeting and not him, Blake for a trip next week to Boston for his granddaughters wedding, Ron Newman for calling in to a radio talk show on St. Baldricks, and yours truly for my 5 ripe tomatoes this week from a 4th of July plant Bob Blake gave me !

Fun & Frolics  Thoma filled in for the missing crew with some very interesting 4th of July facts.

Program   Commander Laura King from the McHenry P.D. on medical marijuana.   See attached story by Bill McLemore.

50/50    Ron Bycowski drew 2 colored marbles, Brain exclaimed, that he didn’t win and the $112 pot gets bigger for next week.

Happy Independence Day !