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Bulletin for May 3, 2018
 
Summary of April 26th Meeting
 
In place of our breakfast meeting last week, we met at the Johnson County Adult Residential Center and helped Giving Grove plant 20 fruit trees.  I count at least 9 JC Rotarians in this picture!
 
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From the Giving Grove Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/communitytreegardens) :
"Sunshine, blue skies, fruit trees in bloom, bare roots meeting fertile soil, and many hands contributing to another successful planting project sums up our #thankfulThursday at the Johnson County, KS Government Adult Residential Center. Many thanks to our partners, The Rotary Club of Johnson County for sponsoring today's orchard planting project!"
 
President's Message
Joe Morris
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President
2018-2019
 
At our last meeting, we discussed and agreed that our club would like to participate in a communitywide significant Rotary project. If anyone has any ideas for such a project, please share them with me. I will be meeting with other presidents on April 2.  Thanks for your input.

Joe

 

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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
     
January 5, 2018 Dave Gras Bill Robinett
February 2, 2018 Mark Smith Pam Stockman
March 2, 2018 Joe Morris Rod Fager
April 6, 2018 Larry Williams Bill Robinett
May 4, 2018 Shelly Tehven Lyle Curtis
June 1, 2018 Joe Morris Pam Stockman
July 6, 2018 Mark Smith Dave Gras
 
 
ROTARY MINUTE
 
 
April 5, 2018
 
Rotary is a verb.
 
ro·ta·ry / rōdərē /
verb
  1. caring about people  
 
Through Rotary, we help people at home and abroad.  The projects we do and the Foundation money we give is working all over the world at every minute of the day and night. 
 
Rotary Club of Johnson County is providing emergency help to people in the community as well as providing long-term help for family planning.
 
Our support of the St. Mary’s Food Kitchen meets an immediate need of people caught in poverty.  The support of needy kids and families through Growing Futures assures that many kids will be ready for success in schools while building parent knowledge and support toward their futures. 
 
JoCo Rotary is also helping to build good food sources with a healthy environment through our project to plant a “Giving Grove” here in our county. 
 
These projects happen due to Rotarians and their bent for “Service to Humanity.”  We could do even more if we could add more Rotarians to our club.  If you invite just one person to come to a club meeting you might be “planting another seed!”  
 
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
Rotary Blog
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Apr. 26th        Rod Fager
May 3rd          John Ruo
May 10th        Dave Gras
May 17th         Shelly Tehven
May 24th        Larry Williams
May 31st         Lyle Curtis
 
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