President Brandon called the meeting to order at 12:25 pm and Ralph Jodice led the Pledge & Prayer.
ATTENDANCE: 30 members attended the meeting which represents 41.10 % of our membership.  We also had 8 guests - 4 students of the month; Noel Soisson, guest of Justine Trucksess; speakers Sully Pinos, Marlena Schist, & Keely Bluett.
Karen Nelson - Kiwanis Club Blueberry sale fundraiser
Terry Gingrow - Dues payments.  There has been some disruption in dues notices to members and in members' payments of dues.  If you have not gotten a recent notice of quarterly dues payments of $220, please make payment to the Club at:  Rotary Club of Hanover,  P.O. Box 18, Hanover, Pa 17331 and let Terry know that you did not receive an invoice.
Secondly, if another entity pays your dues - i.e. the company or organization you work for - PLEASE BE SURE TO NOTIFY THAT ENTITY OF THE CORRECT ADDRESS TO USE FOR PAYMENT - Rotary Club of Hanover P.O. Box 18, Hanover, Pa 1733.  Apparently checks are still going to our old billing address.
Dale Brubaker - Volunteer opportunities.  1) gardening at Personal Care Home on Frederick St.  Dale sent an email to you to sign-up.  2) Roots 4 Boots - Food Bank on Tuesdays once /month here at The Markets On Broadway.
Barb Rupp - YWCA Fundraiser at The Bridges Golf Course - 9 Hole ParTEE,  June 9, 2022 1:00 pm.  You don't have to have your own clubs, shoes, etc or even know how to play golf!!!!  
PROGRAM: Sully Pinos, Exec Dir, BLOOM Business Empowerment Center; Marlena Schist, Manager BLOOM Programs; Keely Bluett
In 2020, together the County of York, The City of York, the Downtown York Business Improvement District, the York County Planning Commission and the York County Economic Alliance partnered with nationally known Fourth Economy Consultants to help align stakeholders around a common vision and develop a countywide strategic Action Plan.  This is a 10 year County-wide plan for economic development with goals to Create opportunities for all people - Fuel the engines of prosperity- Enhance York County's sense of Place.  Some of the projects and initiatives we heard about included:
- Hanover Theatre redevelopment for public use
- Trail Towns - providing support to businesses located along the Rail Trail
- Workforce Development
- County-wide Broadband WiFi
- Support to women & minority owned businesses through the BLOOM Business Empowerment Center