Bulletin for January 11, 2018
Summary of January 8 Meeting
Guests: Susan Gras, Dave's wife, visited this morning because it was Dave's birthday and she wanted to spend the whole day with him.
Happy Bucks: $ 56.00

Megan Clark does Community Education Outreach for the Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition - a service of the Johnson County Mental Health Department. She spoke at our breakfast meeting about raising awareness, proper response, and the resources that are available to everyone in our area. You can find out more, and explore ASIST Training at the webpage here:…/mental-health/education-outreach-0 Thank you Megan!
Ted Nelson (L) contributed to the Happy Bucks Collection in honor of Bob McCoy (R). He recalled that he sat next to Bob at his very first Rotary meeting in 1985 and was happy to be sitting next to him again as the call for Happy Bucks was made. Bob and Ted are both Charter Members of our Club.
President's Message
Jeff Shore
member photo
We will be initiating Nikki Anthony this week. Nikki will be our first new member of 2018!  We are still looking to add new members. Please invite your friends and co-workers to come and check out our club!



The next Rotary board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9th at 6 p.m.




Invite a friend/co-worker to Rotary!


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.   
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
January 2, 2018
Happy New Year to all of you 1.25 million Rotarians!  I would challenge you other million to be as productive with any 25 of your membership as the Rotary Club of Johnson County is!

As most of you know, especially president Jeff, this is the last six months of the club year and the last third of his special term that he shared with John.  Let’s see if we can be as productive, if not more so, during this last stretch of the Rotary year.
In the first part of the year, we gave books, served head start parents, presented Christmas angels and received our Star Club award for 100% participation in Every Rotarian Every Year.

But we still have not reached our goal of gaining two or three new members for the year. All we each need to do is invite one of our friends or acquaintances to Rotary for a hot breakfast, fellowship and the experience of one of Pam’s good programs. 
Let’s keep that Christmas feeling going all through the months of January and February.  It certainly beats the after-holiday-blues.
How about heating up the cold mornings with the fun of Rotary spirit and fellowship?  See you Thursday with a friend!
by Larry Williams 
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