At our regular meeting on Friday, November 12, 2021, President Mark welcomed a total of 35 Rotarians. After our invocation, the singing of the national anthem, and the Pledge of Allegiance, President Mark asked all military service veterans to stand and be recognized (and thanked) for their service.
 
Secretary Paula provided the following info:
 
This Day in History:
 
1799 - Early American astronomer, Andrew Ellicott, from a ship off the coast of the Florida Keys, witnessed the first recorded meteor shower.
1954 - "The Gateway to America", Ellis Island, closed. It had opened in 1892 and the first person to pass through was 15 year old Annie Moore from Ireland.
1971 - President Richard Nixon announced the withdrawal of about 45,000 U.S. troops from Vietnam by February 1972
2004 - Scott Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife, Laci, and their unborn son. (Last Thursday, it was announced that Laci might get a new trial, as one of the original jurors allegedly lied on her jury questionnaire about being a victim of a crime, whcih can be ruled as misconduct.) 
 
Fun Fact:
 
Friday was "National Pizza with the Works Except for Anchovies Day".
 
Happy Bucks:
 
Jennie George
Lynn Hamilton (2X)
Paul Hervey
Mark Clendenin