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Bulletin for May 10, 2018
 
Summary of May 3rd Meeting
 
Thanks to your generosity we collected $15  in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation' last week.  All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation.
 
Our speaker couldn't make it, so the time was filled with Fellowship and another cup of coffee.
 
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
 
 
May 7, 2018
 
When Paul Harris organized his first group of men to meet weekly, he did not randomly approach businessmen; he was very intentional about selecting a cross-section of business and professional people who would represent various population groups in Chicago. After many years, Rotarians who joined would declare that they represented a specific vocation or classification of jobs. 
 
When we joined, most of us assigned a classification (or a job title). We are looking for people representing as many businesses or professions as we can. In the past, our members have included a mayor, a city manager, a county administrator, doctors, police, and dozens of other businesses and professions. 
 
Rotary is looking for community leaders, businessmen/women, and professionals who want to serve their community and help those in need. As the Johnson County Rotary, we could have representatives of the many county departments and services. We should have representatives of most of the jobs found in our neighborhoods and business parks. 
 
When looking for prospects to invite, think of those you do business with; who do you like to work with? Who has the optimistic spirit we see in people who live lives of service? We want people you like and trust and recommend. That’s how we grow the club. 
 
As we close out a good year, let’s see if we can bring in more new members. 
 
We have many professions and businesses not represented. Johnson County is a vital, growing and creative county.
 
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
Rotary Blog
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