by Bob Curtis, Local Secretary
The name of March comes from Latin Martius, the first month of the earliest Roman
calendar. It was named for Mars, the Roman god of war who was also regarded as a
guardian of agriculture and an ancestor of the Roman people through his sons Romulus
and Remus. His month Martius was the beginning of the season for both farming and
Our executive committee meeting took place at noon on Sunday, January 17, 2016.
(Minutes are published on our website at
http://nnjmensa.org) Lynn Anne Cutler has
taken on her responsibilities as Membership chair. We do still need a SIGHT coordinator.
You can find out more about Mensa's SIGHT program at
http://www.us.mensa.org/connect/sight/. Would someone interested in travel or travelers
Keith Armonaitis is planning some astronomy related events which had proved popular in
Special thanks to Nisha Zoeller for her excellent job in running our scholarship essay
Charles Hanna remains our local ombudsman although he has moved out of our group's
designated geographical territory. His email remains firstname.lastname@example.org and
email@example.com Skype: Charlie.hanna.1 He is currently living at Cabarete,
Dominican Republic. Tel. 809-935-7804.
Activities for our gifted youth have been limited lately due to the winter weather. Check
with Stephanie Janssens on facebook for further information.
The next Mensa Annual Gathering is at San Diego. The website is at