Posted by Peter Krautle on Aug 31, 2017
Summary of Ridgewood A.M. Rotary Breakfast Meeting – July 27, 2017
Prayer – Andy
This Day in History – 1921 Insulin was discovered at the University of Toronto. 2003 Bob Hope dies
Happy Dollars - Rob
  • Rob – on vacation last week
  • Tammi – thanks to speaker (Paul Cunningham). Now an empty nester
  • Vernon – baseball and football
  • Lisa – last call for Rotary shirts
  • Jay – Happy birthday
  • Mary Ann – At a Cat café last week
  • Bill – Ashbury Park rebounding
  • Mike – thanks to mother-in-law getting better
Announcements - Tammi
  • Soles 4 Souls
  • Will French thank you
Speaker – Paul Cunningham – Leather Head Sports
  • Founder of Leather Head Sports
  • Grew up in Cooperstown NY, played college baseball
  • After college, became photo editor for Major League Baseball
  • Started making lemonballs and sold them online. Idea was to showcase beautiful leather – learned to sew. Business expanded into other sports platforms
  • Reached out via blogs and company was written up by WSJ two weeks before Christmas generating several thousand orders from article
  • Women are big purchaser of products, buying gifts for husbands and boyfriends
  • Sold basketballs to White House
50-50 Winner – Vernon
4-Way Leader – Vernon