Anthem: Mike Sirianno

Pledge: Mike Sirianno

Grace: Ed Stachura

Four Way Test: Roger Gross

Door: Matt Balling

50/50: Mike Burns

GUESTS: Mary Travers-Murphy, Elizabeth Greno, and a volunteer from the Family Justice Center. Mary and her associates spoke to the club about the services the Family Just Center offers to spouses who are affected by domestic violence. The center currently has two locations, 237 Main Street, 14th floor Buffalo NY and 4383 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park with a North-town location being developed in Williamsville at the intersection of Union and North Forest Roads. Domestic violence is a taboo subject to many, Mary and her associates provided emotional and inspirational examples of how important these centers are to our community. You may learn more about the centers at .

District Assembly: President Mike reminded the Club about the May 4, 2013 District Assembly and strongly encourages the membership to attend this worthwhile day long Rotary event!

NO MEETING April 15, 2013 due to the Mix N Mingle at Westwood CC on Arpil 18, 2013. 6PM. The Nix & Mingle replaces our regular meeting and counts toward your attendance.

50:50: April 8, 2013; $708.00 in the pot. Vicki D’Angelo won the opportunity to draw a card from the deck, she pulled an Ace of Spades and donated it back to the club.

Youth Exchange Coordinator needed for our club! Mike Sirianno will be stepping down after several Years as our club Youth Exchange Coordinator. The main focus of the position is to work with the High School our Exchange Student will be attending to place the student in the School as well as help find one or several Families within the school district for the Exchange student to stay with. Mike continues to express the wonderful experience he has had in this position and encourages our clubs participation with this program. Without a Club Youth Excahnge coordinator our club would not be able to participate in the program which means students such as Anna, Max, and Sibel would not have come into our lives. Please contact Mike is you have any questions or would like to be our Clubs Youth Exchange coordinator.

 Literacy Campaign: Mary Biddle-Widman is collecting books for children in primary through elementary school in he month of April 2013. You may bring the books to our meeting or call Mary and give them directly to her.

RYLA: Vicki reminded the club that the RYLA applications need to be in this week. The leadership program this year is again at Fredonia college June 19-15th. Contact Vicki if you have a candidate.

Club adjourned at 8:04pm.

NEXT MEETING: April 18, 2013 - Mix N'Mingle at Westwood Country Club, 6:00pm.