Candace Hill, Executive Director of the Community Dental Center in the Sterns Center presented information about the practice and its role in the Greater Waterville community.
Rotary Meeting for Monday, July 19, 2010 held at the Alfond Youth Center - Here is a recap in case you missed our meeting!

Sergeant at Arms


Lisa Simm served as our Sergeant of Arms today. Thanks, again Lisa!!!!!



Frank Prelgovisk was our Greeter today. Thanks, Frank!!

50/50 Tickets


Frank Prelgovisk also sold $136 for the 50/50 raffle today and Matt Clark was the winner of $68. Matt will sell tickets again on July 26th. Gene Beaupre won 10 free tickets for next week's meeting's 50/50 drawing.

World Service Cup


The beneficiary of donations for this month's World Service Cup is still being determined.

Fined for pictures in the Paper


Nikki Desjardins was fined $5 for her picture in the paper this week.

Cell Phones


A $10.00 fee for cell phone ringing continues for the 2009-2010 Club year. No fines assessed today.

On Leave


Joan Phillips-Sandy

Paul LePage

Dan Bickford

Sharon Corwin

Ally Karter

Deb Schmid

Visiting Rotarians and Guests


Marc Pitman welcomed his daughter Anna, who is 8 years old.

Nikki Desjardins introduced Nicole Raymond from Hewins Travel.

Don Plourde introduced Peter Clark from the Seminole County (FL) Club.

Sue Guigere introduced Vicki Johnson from MaineGeneral.

What can you do?


* Tell Board Members what you are passionate about for community projects

* Tell the program committee about interesting speakers/topics you would like to listen to

* Be involved, join a committee

* Be active

* Be positive

Happy Dollars


Seth offered a Happy Dollar for some neat things their baby did over the past week.

Steve introduced his son, Tom, and Natasha Knight who are co-producing and starring in a two person musical, "The last Five Years" in the Studio Theater of the Waterville Opera House. The show will occur on August 5-8 and again on August 12-15. After performing a duet from the show, they raffled off 2 tickets, which were won by Gene Beaupre.

Butch Merritt welcomed Natasha to the Club, noting that she was the 1st runner-up in the Miss Maine Pageant in June, uses her singing gifts at his church in Oakland. Butch also shared that his niece and grand daughter were visiting Bar harbor this week end and that unfortunately, President Obama was a "no-show" at their cook-out.

Suzanne Uhl-Melanson shared that we need more of our youth coming to Rotary to sing at our meetings. Suzanne also shared that she and her husband are back from Quebec City. They had a great time and heard many free concerts that occur during the summer. She noted that Jane and Barry Wherren will be up there visiting them in Quebec on August 6th and invited their friends to come up and visit if they can..



Seth shared that the Committee sign up sheets are on the tables and requested club members to sign up for one that interests them for the upcoming year.

There will be a District Governor visit in 2 weeks. Please plan to attend.

Doug Carnrick shared information about this year's RYLA nomination process and encouraged that members who are aware of qualified individuals in the 21 to 35 year old age group to submit nominations to the Board for consideration. He noted that nopminations are due in on August 2nd.


Upcoming speaker schedule:


July 26, 2010 Don Kniseley "Homelessness in Maine"

August 2, 2010 District Governor "District Project"

August 9 2010 Senator Libby Mitchell "Candidate for Governor"

August 16, 2010 Lynn Twitchell "WISE Zambia Project Update"

August 23, 2010 Mayor Paul LePage "Candidate for Governor"

August 30 2010 Eliot Cutler "Candidate for Governor"

Waterville Rotary Club Web Site


Today's Program: (Candace Hill, Executive Director)

Community Dental Health Center

Candace Hill, Executive Director of the Community Dental Center in the Sterns Center presented information about the practice and its role in the Greater Waterville community. Her full presentation can be found on the Waterville Rotary Club web site (

After her presentation, Seth then presented Candace with a certificate noting that 6 children will receive polio vaccinations in his name as a token of appreciation and with the thanks and best wishes of the Club