Bulletin for Jun 7, 2018
Summary of May 31st Meeting
Thanks to your generosity we collected $24 in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation' last week.  All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation.
Dana Chatlin, Director of Development Marketing at The Farmer's House, was the guest speaker at our May 31st breakfast meeting. The Farmer's House is a non-profit organization that provides innovative community-based programs for youth and young adults with developmental disabilities. The programs include a working farm and two markets where the youth and young adults integrate with the community, gain early work experience and build social wellness and life-skills. For more information please visit 
President's Message
Joe Morris
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Pam Stockman has been busily putting together her slate of officers for the 2019-2020 Rotary Year.  Please give her every consideration if she asks you to participate.  Last week’s meeting keeps us glued to our seats as Bob McCoy laid down the new tax laws.  We all participated and I know I believed we had a lively meeting as we all had questions and concerns.  Might that be an idea for future speakers? More Q and A…






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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.   
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
June 1, 2018
The Charitable Foundation of the Johnson County Rotary Club was organized in the mid-1990’s for the purpose of funding special projects that aid people.  Emergency situations (national or international) and long-range projects requiring matching grants often happen with little time to raise money. Having a charitable foundation that grows annually and is invested enables our club to fund these special projects.
Our own foundation is currently valued at approximately $30,000 in invested funds and has been used to fund special projects on several occasions in the past two years.  The foundation is governed by an elected board of directors made up of four past presidents, two members at large, the president-elect, president and past president of the club.  
It is time for this year’s elections; the following slate has been nominated and needs to be voted in before the new Rotary year.  Election of the board will take place this Thursday, June 7 at the regular Rotary meeting. 
This year’s nominees are past presidents- Rod Fager, Dave Gras, John Ruo and Larry Williams. At-large candidates are Mark Rawie and Bill Robinett and club officers are Joe Morris, Jeff Shore, and Pam Stockman.  Election of this board will be Thursday, June 7 at the Rotary meeting.
Current Charitable Foundation officers are Larry W – chairman, Dave G – vice chair, Bill R – secretary and Rod F – treasurer.  
by Larry Williams 
Rotary Blog
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June 7th           Rod Fager
June 14th         John Ruo
June 21st         Dave Gras
June 28th         Shelly Tehven
July 5th            Larry Williams
July 12th          Lyle Curtis
July 19th          Rod Fager
July 26th          John Ruo
Aug 2nd           Dave Gras
Aug 9th            Shelley Tehven
Aug 16th          Larry Williams
Aug 23rd          Lyle Curtis
Aug 30th          Rod Fager
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Dave Gras
January 4
Pat McAnany
January 4
Mark Smith
January 17
Larry Huff
January 24
Bill Robinett
January 31
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Alice Berlekamp
January 1, 2003
16 years
Jeff Shore
January 2, 2014
5 years
Nikki Anthony
January 18, 2018
1 year
Pam Stockman
January 28, 2016
3 years
Mark Smith
February 1, 1986
33 years
John Ruo
February 5, 2009
10 years
Gail Ochs
February 21, 2002
17 years
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