President Mark Cole called on  Vince Colaluca for the invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, and God Bless America.

Visitors: Mike Galle, Scott Frost and Linda Monroe from Hollywood Gaming (the Austintown Racino)

Song leader  Mal Culp chose “Battle Hymn of the Republic”



Friday June 13 at 6pm is the Survivor Dinner for Relay for Life – Austintown Township Park.

Next Quaker Steak Bike Night is 6/5 at 5pm.

Mark Cole told us he is going to meet with the Canfield Rotary to get help with Flag Project startup.

July 3rdFireworks at Austintown Township Park

Presidents PartyJune 20th at the Upstairs Lounge – 6:30pm


Rotary Minute: Chuck Baker spoke about a recent Rotarian article on Happiness, here’s the entire article.

Fellowship:  Ron Carroll asked for Happy Bucks, and a donation from everyone who didn’t clean up at the Rotary sign.

Raffle:  Ron Carroll won $5.00.



Guests at the June 2 meeting of the Rotary Club of Austintown were officals of the soon to be opened Mahoning Valley Racino.  Mike Galle spoke about plans  for a fall opening of the racing and casino venues, and talked about the hiring which will soon begin.  Hopes are for a very successful program that might eventually include live concerts.  Their food service will also help to make this new venture a great success.

Read more HERE.