Bulletin for January 16, 2020
Summary of January 9th Meeting
Thanks to your generosity, we collected $20 in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation.' All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation. 
Our guest speaker last week was Linda Gallagher, a former legislature in the Kansas House of Representatives. Linda currently works at the Kansas Department of Children and Families as the Strategic Initiatives Administrator. 
President's Message
Pam Stockman
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Thank you to our district governor, Jason Lieb, for speaking at last week's meeting. As announced at the meeting, an email is being sent about RYLA application and deadline.   Also at the meeting, based on the Board's recommendations,  the club voted not to continue the Oktoberfest event. We will be exploring other fundraising opportunities in the future.  Please continue to share opportunities for speakers with Becky. 






Hey guys! Village West Rotary is going to do a coat drive in December! We would love to accept any coats (mostly for kids) over the next three weeks to give to several different schools here in Wyandotte County. Tom Lally with Village West Rotary will be collecting coats! Please contact Tom at either or his phone at 913-291-7539. We would prefer new or gently used coats and clean if possible! We are hoping to collect as many coats as possible before December 23rd! We appreciate all your support and thank you Tom for helping us out! If you have any other questions, I can be reached at 913-620-6936





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Meals on Wheels
Rotary Club of Johnson County
Meals on Wheels Volunteer Sign-up
August 2019 through January 2020
(1st Friday of each month)
Below, please find the Meals on Wheels schedule for August 2019 to January 2020.  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.   
February 7, 2020
Dave Gras
Bill Robinett
March 6, 2020
Rod Fager
Mark Smith
April 3, 2020
Larry Williams
Pam Stockman
May 1, 2020
Joe Morris
Dave Gras
June 5, 2020
Shelly Tehven
Lyle Curtis
July 3, 2020
Bill Robinett
Rod Fager
December 15, 2019
Christmas Angels have been delivered.  We helped the Christmas Bureau make the season a little more joyful for hundreds of people.  Dozens of books have been collected for our continuation of Books for Kids in Wyandotte County.  In addition, individual club members have assisted the Salvation Army, Project Warmth, Coats for Kids and food kitchens all over the metro.
We can celebrate with song and fellowship at our annual club Christmas music breakfast this Thursday at the Holiday Inn.  Bring your family members to enjoy the festivities.  Our second fellowship get-together this month, thanks to the Ruo’s.  
As we continue the season as Rotarians, parents and grandparents, friends and family members, neighbors and helpers, let us work for peace and harmony in everything we do. 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours! 
by Larry Williams 
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