January 8th, 2024
Our triumphant return to the Hilton Garden!
It was great to be back at the Hilton Garden for the start of 2024.  The staff was incredibly welcoming and helpful.  The food was excellent and felt...dare we say 'gourmet'...after our last experience.  It was great to see all of our favorites such as Lauren the Bartender!  We look forward to some great meetings here throughout the year!
Mike Ingenito has already been working hard on Lobsterfest preparations.  The date is set for June 8th, so MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Tickets will go on sale around April 1st.  
As we transition into online sales, the goal will be to sell 500 tickets online this year.  Those who purchase tickets online will receive a QR code as their ticket and that is how they will get into the event.  More to come on this.  
There will be significant technology upgrades at The Elks to ensure WiFi is not an issue.  This will help with both the QR codes and raffle ticket sales. 
Anyone who is the Chair of a Lobsterfest committee will need to attend a meeting after the January 29th regular meeting.  Mike will go over plans for this year.  
Let's make this year the best yet for LOBSTERFEST! 


Please reach out directly to Bob Lopa if you know of any current or former club members experiencing health issues.  We were taken off guard by the news that our former member Don Lombard had died, but we were able to get his widow, Polly, a Poinsettia for the holiday deliveries. 
The Holiday Party is set for Sunday, January 21st from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at 2 Hopewell.  There will be open bar from 4:00 to 5:00 PM and then dinner from 5:00 to 7:00 PM with a choice of Salmon, Chicken, or Short Rib.  
Our next meeting will be January 29th.  We will not have a meeting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day or the following Monday because of our holiday party.  As usual, watch for your email to register from Clubrunner. 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Donna Finocchiaro
January 2
Chris Fraleigh
January 7
John Vullo
January 9
Rob Moy
January 12
Dennis Weir
January 14
Gene Langan
January 16
Bill Dufford
January 31
Sam Lombardo
Nancy Lombardo
January 9
Bill Mogensen
January 21
Scott Knights
Fran Knights
January 25
Join Date
Bill Dufford
January 1, 1970
54 years
Bill Fochi
January 1, 1979
45 years
Chris Fraleigh
January 1, 2001
23 years
Jeremy Grieveson
January 1, 2001
23 years
Sam Lombardo
January 1, 1984
40 years
Lynn Damon
January 9, 2017
7 years
Jan 15, 2024
Jan 22, 2024
Heroes monument for the Heroes Field
Jan 29, 2024
To talk about their groundbreaking water purification tech
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