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Chartered September 1997, District 6950, Club #50719



Wayne Selk

President (2017-2018)

Scott Byrnes President-Elect

Stefanie Pontlitz Vice President

May 18, 2018

UPCOMING PROGRAMS May 18th: May 25th:

General Assembly Jake Pieterse,

Habitat for Humanity

Debby Jenkins Secretary

Christina Volkle Treasurer

Don Anderson Sergeant-at-Arms

David DeWeerd Past President


Ginny Pierce

Foundation Chair

Julie McWilliams

Service Projects Chair

Lorraine Cesare Membership Chair

Angel Cook

Public Relations Chair

Paul Friedlander

Administration Chair

District 6950 Leadership: Perry Bean

District Governor (2017-2018)

Eloy Nunez

District Governor Elect

Lisa Shippy-Gonzalez

Assistant Governor West Pasco

Rotary Club of Trinity PO Box 238 New Port Richey, FL 34656

This Week’s Photos:

Trinity Rotarians celebrated many events this past week; including Birthdays, local high school award ceremonies, and appreciation banquets. Congratulations to all our scholarship recipients! Looking forward to them accomplishing many amazing things.

Bill Blair Larry France Paula May 22 May 16 Gasparino Geoffery Scott Brynes May 15 Tish Kunath Kranich Ann Addino May 10 May 17 Sarah May 27 May 3 Allyson Mike Chissell Alonso Doug Hasell Debbie Lees Hughes May 17 May 16 May 4

May 27

May 12

Remember, $5.00 gets you to have any member of Trinity Rotary to personally sing you Happy Birthday!

President’s Message:

Rich & Judith Balkcom May 2 – 11 Years

Jackie & Joe Eden May 6 – 23 Years

Kristina & Rob Hudson May 12 – 6 Years

Jim & Dawn Luper

May 17 – 15 Years Marianne & Stephen Grabowski May 21 – 30 Years

Happy Friday Everyone! Mr. Paul Friedlander will be leading the meeting this week. We also have an induction ceremony and General Assembly! Should be a fun meeting as we will be announcing the winner of the new member fundraiser vacation drawing. Last chance to turn in those tickets! We will be having a meeting next Friday, May 25th. It is the unofficial start of summer and the last day of school in Pasco. RSVP is open for the Installation/Outstallation Banquet June 16th, please contact Angel Cook if you plan on attending. Have a great week and I will see you on the 25th! President Wayne Selk

Sarah & Anthony Alonso May 22 – 8 Years

Ryan & Abby Doddridge May 27 – 12 Years

Amanda & Chris Colon May 30 – 15 Years


1 Year

Christina Volkle 5/9 4 Years Scott Byrnes 5/20 5 Years Jen Andrews 5/26

1 Year

Julie Rogers 5/27 13 Years Weekly Bulletin Printing Compliments of:

Cook For Kids Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Amber Ashford, Kay Leigh, Chuck Phillips, Gail Fawce Thursday, May 17, 2018

Jim Luper, James Mallo, Doug Hasell, Bill Blair SIGN UP FOR COOK FOR KIDS by checking out Trinity Rotary’s Facebook Page and clicking the Google Docs link posted by Kim McPherson. Or contact Lorraine Cesare to sign up, email: lcesare@trinity

Ginny Pierce, Sales - Phone# 727-433-4073, Email:

Reminder: This is an experience designed to promote camaraderie among members and show the kids that we care. In order to accomplish this, most of the meal should be prepared/cooked at the RAP House and our "chefs" should stay and have dinner with the kids.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Thursday, May 31, 2018: Rotary District 6950 Awards Banquet Come out and celebrate our district at the Spanos Pappas Community Center, 348 N. Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 with a Hot Havana Nights theme in mind. More info will follow soon! Please contract Brenda Wendt, District Administrator with any questions, email:

Saturday, June 9, 2018: Rap River Run - 11th Annual Run benefiting the

RAP (Runaway Alternatives Project) House in New Port Richey. Race location starting at Sims Park. Can choose between at 10K, 5K or Kid’s Adventure Run. 10K starts at 6:30am, 5K Run/Walk starts at 7:30am and Kid’s Adventure Run starts at 8:30am. Medals to all finishers and Age Group awards. Cost is $25 for both the 10K and 5K registration and $15 for the Kids Run. Packet Pick-up being held on Friday 6/8/2018 4-7:00PM, or morning of race at 5:30am. Volunteers and Sponsors still needed. Visit: for more info and to register for this event.

Saturday, June 16, 2018: Installation/Outstallation Banquet -

Wear your best 80’s themed outfit to help us celebrate the outgoing 2017-2018 Trinity Rotary Board of Directors, plus acknowledge our incoming 2018-2019 Board Members. Being held at the Gulf Harbors Yacht Club, 3926 Marine Pkwy, New Port Richey, FL 34652. Starting at 6:00PM until 10:00PM. Cash Bar. Excellent Buffet planned with Sirloin Carving Station, Chicken Marsala, & Eggplant Parmesan along with vegetable and starch options. Trinity Rotarians are FREE, but their Guest(s) are $30 Each (Prepay Before the Event). We are asking that everyone pay for your guest(s) ahead of time. This will help with the night of and allow for everyone to enjoy the evening and not have a check in table. We are looking forward to a FUN night as Wayne finishes his year and passes the gavel to Scott. Please RSVP to me at: as soon as possible.

Saturday, July 14, 2018: Bachelor Bachelorette Baskets and Services Auction - Hosted by the Community Service Council of West Pasco. Being held at the Verizon Event Center, 8718 Trouble Creek Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34653. Starting at 6:00PM until 9:00PM.

Sunday, August 26, 2018: Rotary Day with the Rays - You are not going to want to miss this event…our Rotary Rays Day event is a Rays vs the Boston Red Sox! The game begins 1:10pm with the gates opening 11:40am. Ticket prices range from $30 to $65 with a hat included, depending upon the seat chosen. Please see the flyer emailed out on 5/1/18 to order your tickets from PDG Gene Beil. The sooner you order, the better the seats!

Trinity Rotary Membership as of May 18, 2018 Addino, Ann CM, PP, PHF Honorary

DeLuca, Joanna & Larry Honorary

King, Linda PHF Banking,Retired

Poppel, Barry PP, PHF CPA-Retired

Albert, Jeremy PHF Honorary

DeSimone, Barbara Personnel Director

Kinnard, Carol PP, PHF Commercial Real Estate

Potter, Matthew CPA

Alonso, Sarah PHF Insurance Broker

DeWeerd, David PP, PHF/PHS CPA

Klawikofsky, John Attorney

Read, Bob PHF Financial Services

Altrui, Kim PHF Interior Design

Doddridge, Ryan Attorney

Kranich, Geoffery Development, Non-Profit

Robinson, Laurel CM, PP, PHF Hearing Specialist

Ammons, Patti PHF Property Management

Eden, Jacqueline Owner/Entrepreneur

Kunath,Tish PHF Retired

Rogers, Julie PP, PHF Marketing HVAC

Anderson, Don Development, Non-Profit

Fawcett, Gail PHF Window Tinting

Anderson, Eric PHF Ad Specialties

Kuni, Kayla Librarian

Scicchitano, Mary Financial Advisor

Fletcher, Jessica Community Outreach

Andrews, Jenifer Owner/Entrepreneur

Foster, Shawn Lobbyist

Lees, Debbie Honorary

Selk, Wayne PHF Business Owner, IT

Ashford, Amber Deputy Sheriff

France, Larry PHF Communications

Lehane, Angela & Dennis Honorary

Shelton, Tina PP, PHF Real Estate

Balkcom, Geoff PHF Financial Counselor

Friedlander, Paul PP, PHF Media Sales

Balkcom, Rich CM, PP, PHF Financial Counselor

Fulton, Keith PHF Insurance

Barley, Sandy PP, PHF Broker Associate

Gasparino, Paula Home Restoration

Bennett, Becky PP, PHF Program Manager

Glewen, Candace PP, PHF Commercial Lending

Martin, Ken CM, PP, PHF General Dentistry

Blair, Bill PHF Business Broker

Grabowski, Marianne PP, PHF CPA

McPherson, Kim Marketing

Blomgren, Angelica Banking

Hanson, Shawn PHF Chiropractor

McQuillan, Katie Business Owner

Byrnes, Scott PHF Home Inspections

Hasell, Doug CM, PHF Physician/Pediatrics

McWilliams, Julie PHF Business Owner, HVAC

Caraway, Hugh Web Development

Helmrich, Harry CM, PHF Honorary

Murcko-Miller, Joan CM, PHF Bank Manager, Retired

Cardenas, Jose Real Estate Investments

Hixon, Maria Development, Non-Profit

Cesare, Lorraine Title Services

Horton, Georgia Catering/Event Planner

Chissell, Mike PHF Mortgage

Hudson, Kristina Attorney

Colon, Amanda Attorney

Hughes, Allyson Attorney

Connolly, Jeanne PHF/PHS Investment Banker

Jenkins, Debby PP, PHF Mortgages

Constantine, Carin Attorney

Karel, John PP, PHF Business Consultant

Cook, Angel PHF Insurance

Kindel, Matthew Defense Attorney

Leigh, Kay Retired Luper, Jim Mortgage Broker Mallo, James Law Enforcement

Murphy, Amanda PHF Investments Murphy, Matt Project Management Ohihoin, Nelson Restauranteur/Pharmacy Owner Philips, Chuck PHF Attorney Pierce, Ginny PP, PHF Printing Sales/Marketing

Sherba, Thomas Honorary Sherrell, Tim PP, PHF Restaurant Owner Shoemaker, Adam Clinical/Marketing Singh, Sero Business Owner, ALF Singh, Vish PHF Business Owner, ALF Stevens, Wendy PHF Marketing Suiters, Charkay PHF Honorary Sullivan, Jack Honorary Unger, Stephen Chiropractor Volkle, Christina PHF Banking Whitehead, Tiffany Real Estate Ward, Steve Insurance Wright, David PHF Photography

Pontlitz, Stefanie Development, Non-Profit

Rotary Club of Trinity Mission Statement We are committed to make a positive difference in the health, education, and welfare in the lives of children in our community first and then beyond our region, as we rise to meet the challenges of brighter futures.

Trinity Rotary Newsletter for May 18 2018  

Trinity Rotary newsletter is now available for May 18, 2018!

Trinity Rotary Newsletter for May 18 2018  

Trinity Rotary newsletter is now available for May 18, 2018!