Summary of Ridgewood A.M. Rotary Breakfast Meeting – August 4, 2016
 
Opening Prayer: Michael Tozzoli – Mother Teresa quote on love and hope
 
This day in History: Barbara Sacks - 1944  Acting on tip from a Dutch informer, the Nazi Gestapo captures 15-year-old Jewish diarist Anne Frank and her family in a sealed-off area of an Amsterdam warehouse.
 
Happy Dollars:
  • John – thanks for the movement around ‘staging an intervention’
  • Ken – Return from Denmark and Norway
  • Betty – Return from Chicago and Denver helping her daughter move. Stories on the flight delays leaving Newark and broken hairdryer in Nebraska
  • Jay – Rotary International directory available and leaving for Europe on the Queen Mary shortly
  • Ed – thank you to all that helped with the food drive and to today’s Speaker – Becca Ziobro
  • Lisa – reminder to everyone to upload their photos onto the club website
  • Neal – raffle for Hamilton
  • Betty (again) – Rockland Baseball
  • Greg – not captured
Announcements – Vern
  • Vern – Monthly assembly
    • Treasurer’s report from Jay
    • Tami is the Nominating Committee Chair
    • Humanitarian Dinner
    • Jay has raised $4600 todate for the NYC Marathon
    • Greg/John – Membership committee to set goals
 
Guest Speaker – Becca Ziobro “Car Class with Becca”
  • ASE Certified Master Technician for automobiles
  • Enjoyed being a technician and making a difference. Service advisors are sales positions – be cautious
  • Got started and interested in automobiles through a before school auto mechanics course – inspired by great teacher
  • Question – do most dealerships make money from new car sales or service? Answer is question
  • Question – What is your favorite movie – Becca laughed (probably was never asked that question before J)
  • Good article on Becca from the July 16 Bergen record found here http://www.northjersey.com/news/former-mechanic-teaches-car-repair-basics-to-north-jersey-women-1.1625123
50-50 Leader – Lisa Sammataro
4-Way Test Leader – Lisa Sammataro
 
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