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Bulletin for January 31, 2022
 
 
Kelly Mayer, CEO of KSDS Assistance Dogs Inc., was our guest presenter at our last hybrid meeting. KSDS's mission is to provide professionally trained guide, service and facility dogs for people in need of a canine partner to enhance their independence, to fully function in society, and/or to enrich their professional career responsibilities.
 

President's Message

The Learning Club is in immediate need for snacks including: wrapped snacks (e.g., granola bars), sandwich crackers, pure fruit strips, Nutri-gain bars, and Cheez-its. Although they do not typically supply fruit drinks (with attached straws) to the students due to the cost, they welcome the donations.  Please consider picking up some snacks while you are out shopping and bring them to the meeting this week. We will collect the snacks and deliver them to The Learning Club. Hope to see you this Thursday!
 
Becky 

President

2021-2022

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tour Hope Faith Homeless Campus

Friday, February 11th @ 10 a.m.

705 Virginia ave.

Kansas City, Missouri 64106

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Gathering for the Good Silent Auction/Live Auction

Fundraising event to support Rotary International Foundation will be held at the Prairie Band Casino (Mayette, Ks.) on Saturday, March 25th (6 to 10 pm).

 
ROTARY MINUTE
 
 
Rotary Minute January 31, 2022
 
Rotary is celebrated as a Service organization, but is also a Training organization.  Rotarians are always encouraged to be leaders. We are taught to use and develop the skills of organization and to see projects through.  Many of us have gained and developed those skills as board members, project organizers, club secretaries and club presidents.  These traits have led Rotarians and Rotary projects to success all over the world.
 
Rotarians provide youth training opportunities with Rotaract and Interact clubs in schools and colleges. Other opportunities, such as the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) are available to local youth all over the state.  This training experience has sent hundreds of Kansas kids out into their communities to be future leaders.  
 
For years, our club  has sponsored high school youth to attend that week-long summer academy.  In fact, club members have sent children, grandchildren,  nephews and nieces, neighbors and church kids we know to our District 5710 RYLA.  If you know kids of sophomore or junior year in HS, you might want to consider asking for an application.  
 
The most recent ROTARIAN shows how we can train ourselves to be better people, leaders and Rotarians.  Many examples of training and schooling opportunities are featured.  Here we see  club projects, our five Peace Academies and projects that teach skills for living in  the US and foreign countries. 
 
Rotary is serving, but it also grows  leaders who continue to spread the message of peace,  ethical living and concern for our fellow men and women.
 
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
Rotary Blog
Editor’s Note: Jeremy Opperman is a member of Rotary’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion taskforce and a regular contributor to this blog on issues related to disability inclusion. By Jeremy Opperman, Rotary Club of Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa “Ok, left, … Continue reading
 
By Rotary staff Your club has been meeting at a restaurant for 35 years. Your meeting contract extends for another five years, and your members like the venue and say the location is convenient. You recently learned that several restaurant staff … Continue reading
 
By Charles Pretto, 2022-23 governor of District 5340 (California, USA) I like the Rotary logo — the one with the wheel and the word “Rotary” next to it. It’s not always a popular opinion though. Some members prefer the old … Continue reading
 
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