At our meeting on Friday September 10, 2021, President mark welcomed 38 Canton Rotarians and two guests: soon-to-be-new member, Rich Micelli; and transferring Rotarian. Brent Watts.
From Secretary Paula:
This day in history:
  • 1894 – London cab driver, George Smith, was the first person ever to be fined for drunk driving.
  • 1913 – The Lincoln Highway opens as the first paved coast-to-coast highway.
  • 1919 - Austria and the Allied powers signed the Treaty of Saint-Germain, concluding World War I.
  • 1953 – Swanson sells its first TV Dinner.
  • 1975 – KISS released their first album, “Alive”.
  • 1984 – The first episode of the daily syndicated TV show, Jeopardy, aired with Alex Trebek as the host.
  • 2008 - The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in the history of mankind, is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland
Fun Fact: 
- In 1945 Colorado farmer, Lloyd Olsen decapitated a chicken with the intent to have it for dinner, but “Miracle Mike” wasn’t having it! The chicken didn’t die but actually lived for 18 months with no head!
- In 1992 Lucy in Peanuts comics raises her Psychiatric Help from 5 cents to 47 cents.
Happy Bucks:
            Lynn Hamilton - for levelheaded reporters in the WSJ.

Dave Ewing -  for his wedding anniversary, married to Penni for 55 years (God bless you, Penni)! 

Mark Rojek - for asking President Mark not to wear shorts to any meeting again.

Becky Clark - $20 in honor of the 20 year anniversary of 911 and to pray for our country.

Jennie George – a shout out to support the Canton Interact Club’s upcoming dine-out event.

Drew Pelger - happy that his membership in the D & D Golf league led to joining the Canton Rotary

Mark Clendenin - for those attending their first in-person meeting.


President Mark then provided a review of our Club's status (including a PowerPoint slide presentation, which will be sent to our current members via email at a later date.)