President Rich Behling began announcements by passing around the sign-up sheet for the September 22 Installation Dinner. He asked members to give payment ($40 per person) to Treasurer Monty Montague. He also passed around the final draft of the club directory for a last review by members. The directory went to the printer after the meeting. The club is looking for a volunteer to be the liaison to the Summit High School Key Club since the Summit Kiwanis has turned in their Charter. Tom reported on the very successful Library Picnic project. Diane O’Brien thanked Tom and the club for the support of the Library of the Chathams. She said Tom has the project down to a science. Leftovers were donated to the Food Pantry. Nancy B. gave a report on the District Convention held at the Hanover Marriott. Marc Litwack was installed as District Governor in his home by a delegate from Italy. Bob reported on awards the club received at the convention. Bob received awards for best club newsletter/bulletin. Gary announced that a Shepard-Kollock Park cleanup will be held on September 16 at 9:00 AM. Nelson Vaughan introduced Laura Silvius, the new editor of ChathamPatch.com.