Noon Meeting News – December 12, 2017 – Ken Botts – The Wright Brothers Branding Program

Phather Phil’s Prayer

To celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah, Dave Kay opened our meeting with a prayer:

 Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha’olam asher kidishanu b’mitz’votav v’tzivanu l’had’lik neir shel Chanukah.  Amein

 Blessed are you, Lord, our God, sovereign of the universe Who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to light the lights of Chanukkah.  Amen

Photos from the Meeting

Today’s Guests

Guest Guest Of
Ken Botts Speaker
Ken Carter Don Kelley
Austin Fogle Mike Bevis
Sue Jessee Ellie Parker
Mary Ann Riskus Mary Madden
John Thompson Joihn Speers


Today’s Speaker

Mike Bevis introduced our speaker,  Ken Botts who manages the Wright Brothers trademark and legacy. He worked with the Wright Brothers family foundation in acquiring global licensing and the Wright Brothers brand has been developed. Limited edition watches, bicycles, and wearables are a few of the items offered. All products are made in the USA and are high quality. The Wright Brothers store is @ Lively questions followed.


Member Birthday
Harry Rife December 13
William Stone December 16
Liz Fultz December 18
Cindy Gaboury December 19
Jeffrey Brown December 19
Debe Dockins December 22
Paul Boeckman December 22
Stephen Mock December 25
Jeff Papanek December 26
David Gaines December 27
David Kay December 27
Christine Balsan December 28
Molly Petsch December 28
Kelly Stone December 29
Mandy Ransdell December 31
Rafael Santillan January 01
Sonny Singhvi January 01

Membership Anniversaries

Member Month Day Joined # Years
Roland Rapp December 10 12/10/2002 15
Tom Novak December 13 12/13/1990 27
Scott Langer December 30 12/30/1997 20
James Rumford January 1 01/01/1990 27
Paul Stull January 1 01/01/1970 47
Robert Duffy January 1 01/01/1988 29
Willard Cale January 1 01/01/1976 41

New Member Readings and Inductions

Name Sponsor 1st 2nd 3rd Reading or Induction
John Thompson John Speers 1st reading
Jayne Weikel Ron Tinnerman 3rd reading
Michael Laughter Vince Reidy Induction

Sergeants at Arms

Member Infraction
Tim Clemmer Unexcused absences as Sergeant (note Tim was ABSENT when the fine was levied)
Back table Started eating lunch before prayer
Chuck Dickerson Scott Langer [late arrival] award
Jean Pummill Beth Duncan had to wear old “Lybrook” name badge
Sue Brubaker Inedible decoration on birthday table cupcakes

Happy Bucks!

Member Reason
Bob Collins Grandson in CHS Forte choir, to entertain next week at CNO Christmas party, look for tall         redhead
John Speers His wife is happy, she took – John to get a hearing aid
Gail Aiken For Marge Back who assisted Mike Fanelli in making all the greenery sprays at Tree lot
Stan Fronzaglia Tree lot sold out just before his shift was scheduled to report Sunday
Larry Lynde Great leadership (Gary Aiken – Greg Griffin Karl Frydryck and all Team Captains) at Tree lot this year
Cherie Gentry For Mother Nature dropping a tree near her home and sparing the house from damage
Ted Humphrey His daughter in law completed a 100-mile endurance race