THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....March 17, 2005
This weeks Reporter- Bill Worth
Song - Mason Pledge- Vierthaler Invocation - Rev. Short
else today? - Corned beef and cabbage with spuds,
and interestingly, macaroni and cheese.
Dessert was cookies, but a few members ended
up with a fruit cobbler. Hmmm! Tim Pollak, who as
Program chair sat at the head table today, had a
shirt green enough for all of us on this St.
Patrick's day. We
were pleased to have the Diesings -
Pat is a past governor, Gordon is a former
Kirk Hon was able to join us today, and paid
for the privilege.
Among the fines, Dick Enslow paid a fine for
stupidity ( which he later verified), and Doc Fry
paid for protecting his assets, or something like
that. Bingo last night was pretty good.
The Progressive is still going, and now over
can plan on a big crowd as long as the Progressive
is still alive, so if you are scheduled, BE THERE.
Pat McKim announced that we have received a
check from International for Sponsorship use.
This money comes as a result of the Named
Gift program in conjunction with the $25,000 gift to
the Sertoma Foundation we made several years ago.
We hear that Secretary Carl Duncan has a
serious back problem that will keep him out of
action (flat on his back) for at least ten weeks.
Our best wishes Carl - do what they tell you
and don’t chase any nurses. The Handshake prize
went to John Vierthaler while the Pot O Gold went to
the leprechaun in the very green shirt.
Sertoman of the Day
was George Hannes, who is a native of
Today’s program was
presented by Alan Fieger, MD, who’s field is
Psychiatry. The topic: Stigma of Mental Illness.
Dr. Fieger several times referred to
‘people our age’.
Guess he was referring to the more mature
citizens of the community.
He did note that ‘we determine our own
He also noted that two keys for the positive
are men who associate with male peers and men who do
We can hope that gives us an edge.
In this world these days we sure need it.
Dr Fieger answered many excellent questions
from club members.
This was an interesting program. Thank you
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