Posted by Peter Krautle on Dec 21, 2017
Summary of Ridgewood A.M. Rotary Breakfast Meeting – December 21, 2017
Prayer: Chris
This Day in History: 1970 - the legendary Elvis Presley met with President Nixon at the White House, arriving at the gate unannounced, to offer his services in the administration's war on drugs.
Happy Dollars: Rob
  • Rob – looking forward to Xmas
  • Jay – taking 12 day cross-Atlantic cruise on the Queen Mary II
  • Ashak – 42 years since buying property on Highway 17
  • Ken – saw Ophius
  • Bill – Happy Xmas
  • Peter – remembering life of Z. Parvanov and in Germany over Xmas for memorial
  • Barb – attended funeral for Rotary friend
  • Mike – Happy Xmas
  • Vernon – saw Return of the Jedi, in Columbus over Xmas
Announcements – Tammy
  • Board meeting January 3
  • Calendar sales
  • Thanks to everyone who helped with setup
Speaker – Rosalind Thompson Member Services Manager AAA North Jersey on “Driving Distracted”
  • Attended 3 funerals last week who died through distracted driving accidents
  • 2016 – 33 fatalities in Bergen County due to distracted driving
  • There were 8-10 fatalities in Bergen County last October due to distracted driving or driving under the influence
  • Multitasking behind the wheel is leading cause of distracted driving
  • Distracted driving is as dangerous as drunk driving
  • Distracted driving fatalities most often happen in the early morning or late at night
  • #77 – call to State police in order to report distracted driving incidents
50-50 Winner and 4-Way Leader – Ed