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Bulletin for July 5, 2018
 
Summary of June 21st Meeting
 
 
The June 21st Rotary club meeting was held at the new Lenexa Recreation Center where we received a tour of the facility. The 100,000 square foot facility features cutting-edge fitness equipment, an indoor pool, a jogging/walking track, a full-service fitness floor and two gyms. More information is available at www.lenexa.com. 
 
President's Message
Joe Morris
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President
2018-2019
 
Our club's end of year banquet was held on June 28th at the Martin City Brewing Company. Special thanks to Bob McCoy for planning this year's event and congratulations to Pam Stockman, our Rotarian of the Year. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

OKTOBERFEST

The Rotary Club of Johnson County Charitable Foundation presents its 10th annual Oktoberfest fundraiser at the Boulevard Brewery Penthouse. This event will be emceed by Fox 4 meteorologist Joe Lauria.

Join us for a fun evening of food, drink, and fellowship. In addition to a silent auction, there will be our "famous" wine bucket drawing. New this year is a Grand Prize drawing for a 7 night, two bedroom condo in the Orlando area during the week of 2019 President's Day. This event will be held in the Muehlebach Suite on the top floor of Boulevard Brewery - one of Kansas City's premier event venues!

Proceeds benefit Growing Futures Early Education Center and St. Mary's Food Kitchen.

 

GROW OUR MEMBERSHIP

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.   
 
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
 
 
June 20, 2018
 
In just a little more than a week, the long and extended term of president Jeff Shore will end. Congratulations to Jeff and his board of excellent people. 
 
We’ve raised a lot of money, served many people in need and gained new insights on how to be a more active and engaged club. Many people made up the work of JoCo Rotary for the year, but a few were on the job every week all year and should be recognized.  Of course, we thank Jeff for the day to day operation of the club and its meetings and projects.  Pam Stockman did a great job of arranging programs that were educational, helpful and enlightening.  Our secretary’s job is a very time-consuming and thankless job, but Mark Smith has done yeoman’s work and with a smile every week.  The Newsletter reflects our club’s great work and inspiring programs; our thanks goes out to Tom Hansen and Becky Johnston for this weekly publication. Also, keeping us up to date with invocations and meals on wheels was Shelly Tehven and her work behind the scenes. 
 
There are many more to be thanked, especially those who worked on the big fundraiser and other projects during the year, but that recognition will probably come at the year’s end celebration. We hope you have the 28thon your calendar.  
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
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Invocation
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
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Shirley Rahe
July 13
 
John Ruo
July 16
 
Anniversaries
Dave Gras
Susan Gras
August 21
 
Lyle Curtis
Dilda Curtis
August 31
 
Join Date
Bob McCoy
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Carol Hockenberry
July 1, 1991
27 years
 
Dave Gras
July 1, 1993
25 years
 
Joe Morris
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Larry Huff
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Mark Rawie
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Pat McAnany
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Ted Nelson
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Wayne Hewitt
July 1, 1985
33 years
 
Bill Robinett
July 6, 1978
40 years
 
Shirley Rahe
July 12, 2007
11 years
 
Larry Williams
August 1, 1995
23 years
 
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