Gathered with Grateful hearts today with many club members and visiting Rotarians from the Rocky Point Club Deirdre Dubato and Robert Woods along with guest Melissa from the North Shore Youth Council. Club president Michael Burkhardt went through the agenda recapping the dinner for 10 that was won by Larry from the Rocky Point Rotary Club. Dinner will be in September 2024 at Al Kopcienski's barn with our chef of the evening, Pat Sabo. Waitstaff with cleanup and set up crew requested! 
Michael Burkhardt along with *Kevin Mann from the RP club will be attending the Port Jefferson Village Parks and Rec meeting on Nov. 29th to discuss placement of a Peace Pole in the village as it is a Rotary project.
*December 9th is the Regional Happenings meeting at Camp Paquatuck.  Registration is still open via the district website.
*Gift wrapping will be on Dec. 12th at 2:40pm at the Port Jefferson High School. Arrange with Debbie Engelhardt for Paper, scissors, tape, and post its. Item description and # must be on all wrapped items.
*March 9th 2024 is the Hope Children's Fund Annual Gala. Rotarians will be at half price if $99.50 and all guests are $199 pp. Lookong to have a table or two at the event.
* Golf Committee update - Date is secured for March 2, 2024. Host will be The Curry Club at SaGhar. This is one of our biggest fundraisers! 
*November 28th is our evening meeting hosted by Jen Dzvonar of the Port Jeff station Terryville Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber Train Car Southeast corner of Rt 112 & Rt 347. Wine and cheese will be served and a great evening of networking and fellowship is expected. 
*Mt Sinai interact club will be participating in a coat drive. New or washable coats are requested.
*Shoe drive with the RP Rotary.  Any pair of shoes is acceptable. Rubber band together and collection is through end of February 2024.
*Presentation given by Robert Woods the Executive Director of the North Shore Youth Council was very informative.  Some key points; Programs and services have been expanded, focusing on the Mental Health crisis with a team stationed at the SWR High School.  $3M annual budget comes from Funding from the Town of Brookhaven for the Open Mic Nights hosted every Friday, Suffolk County, and the rest is comprised of Fundraisers and Donations. The Port Jefferson Rotary Club presented the NSYC with a donation of $750. We wish them much success and appreciate all their good works in the community.
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176 North Country Road
Mt. Sinai, NY 11766
United States of America
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