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1978-1979

President - George Chandler Secretary - Robert N. Carson, Jr
Vice Pres - Alfred O. Boudreau Treasurer - Donald S. Jenis
Directors - Peter Drivas, William Stanton, Edward Corson, Edson Gaw, Donald S. Jenis

The dinner price was increased to $4.

Our meeting of August 2, was a Ladies' Night at Two Lights State Park and was a day dedicated to welcoming Harold Fralich back to the club after his year as District Governor. President George Chandler presented Harold and Marge with a beautiful pointing by Art Hahn. Harold mode 106 visits to clubs in the district, logged over 2,400 air miles and drove some 17,000 miles. During the year there were twenty-one new Paul Harris Fellows.

On August 9 our "Community Service Award" was presented to the Lamy family (Hodges Furniture Store) for all their past service and assistance to the club and community. It was accepted by Mrs. Robert Lamy, Sr. and her sons, Bob and Dick. 
 
District Governor, Phil Matte, visited our club on September 13 which was also a Ladies' Night. 

We received a letter from the Rotary Foundation that we are now a 1800% club. We received a plaque from the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. We are in third in the District in respect to contributions.

The board of directors approved a grant of $1,000 to Cape Elizabeth High School to send two people to a seminar on combating use of drugs in schools.

The Annual Christmas Party for the elderly was held on December 13. Howard Reiche at the piano and our own Captain Lloyd Knight leading the singing provided the entertainment.

The Christmas Tree Sale profit was $7,000. A Ladies' Night was held on May 30. Mason Smith presenting a multi media slide show (three screens and four projectors) featuring visits to two castles, one in Wales and one in England.

On June 7, the club sponsored the Portland Players production of "Man of La Mancha." Our profits amounted to $1,100. This amount went to Rotary International Charities at the District Conference in Quebec City, June 21 - 24.