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October 5, 2017
 
Summary of September 28 Meeting
 
Happy Bucks: $ 23.00
 
 
 
President's Message
Jeff Shore
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President
2017-2018
 
We had another great Oktoberfest!  A huge thank you to everyone for their participation.  We don't have the final results in yet, but we will get them soon. 
 
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Pam Stockman is a new grandmother! Her grandson, Lucas, was born 9/29/2017. He and mother are both doing well and perfectly healthy.

 

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Meals on Wheels
 
Rotary Club of Johnson County
Meals on Wheels Volunteer Sign-up
January through July 2017
(1st Friday of each month)
 
Below, please find the Meals on Wheels schedule for 2016.  If you wish to participate but did not have a chance to signup, or if you have a conflict with the date, please inform Shelly Tehven.   
 
DATE NAME NAME
August 4, 2017 Dave Gras Joe Morris
September 1, 2017 Pam Stockman Rod Fager
October 6, 2017 Larry Williams Bill Robinett
November 3, 2017 Joe Morris Mark Smith
December 1, 2017 Shelly Tehven Lyle Curtis
January 5, 2018 Dave Gras Bill Robinett
 
ROTARY MINUTE
 
 
September 12, 2017
 
This is the time of year that all members are needed to ensure that Oktoberfest is another huge success – both in terms of helping our beneficiaries as well as creating an enjoyable evening for all who attend.
 
We have two very important causes that need our help: 1) one serves on a daily emergency basis and 2) the other helps create long-term solutions to problems that keep people down.
 
First, St. Mary’s Food Kitchen helps thousands of people throughout the year, serving meals to approximately 350 people each day including children and the homeless.  Second, Growing Futures (formerly Head Start of Shawnee Mission) helps thousands of kids and their families educate themselves out of the cycle of poverty. 
 
Oktoberfest is less than a month away so here’s what you and I need to do:
 
  • Sell Tickets either on line (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-2017-to-benefit-growing-futures-and-hot-lunch-services-tickets-37022441118?ref=ecount) or purchase tickets at our Rotary meeting this Thursday.
  • Promote the event on your social networks or by simply telling all your friends and neighbors.
  • Use your business network to Recruit Sponsors.  Sponsorships represent the biggest profit opportunity for this event.
  • The silent auction also drives profit so Bring Silent Auction Items (value of $50 or more). 
  • Take Tickets to Other Clubs, especially a club you have supported in their projects.
  • Introduce Rotary and its work to others. Selling a ticket might be the first step to finding a new member. 
  • Come to Rotary meetings!  Your positive presence is a gift to all of us. 
 
by Larry Williams 
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Oct. 5th          Rod Fager
Oct. 12th        John Ruo
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Oct. 26th        Shelly Tehven
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