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Bulletin for November 29, 2018
 
Summary of November 15th Meeting
 
Thanks to your generosity we collected $50 in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation' last week. All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation. 
 
Our guest speaker was our very own Nikki Anthony, the development and community relations director at Growing Futures. Growing Futures provides early education opportunities and family services for over 250 low-income children and their families and is a recipient of our clubs Foundation donations. 
President's Message
Joe Morris
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President
2018-2019

Please bring your Angel Tree gifts to our meeting this Thursday, December 6th or to my office by December 10th. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OKTOBERFEST 

Thank you to everyone who helped make Oktoberfest a success! It was such a fun night. Now the number crunching begins to see how much money we raised for our charities. We will keep you posted on the results. 
 
Pam Stockman
 

GROW OUR MEMBERSHIP

Invite a friend/co-worker to Rotary!

 

Meals on Wheels
 
Rotary Club of Johnson County
Meals on Wheels Volunteer Sign-up
August 2018 through January 2019
(1st Friday of each month)
 
Below, please find the Meals on Wheels schedule for August 2018 to January 2019.  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
August 3, 2018
Joe Morris
Rod Fager
September 7, 2018
Dave Gras
Bill Robinett
October 5, 2018
Mark Smith
Pam Stockman
November 2, 2018
Larry Williams
Dave Gras
December 7, 2018
Shelly Tehven
Lyle Curtis
January 4, 2019
Joe Morris
Pam Stockman
 
 
ROTARY MINUTE
 
 
November 6, 2018
 
November is “Foundation Month” for Rotary, a time when we remember and learn about all the aspects of one of the most respected Foundations in the world.  Very few charitable foundations have as high a percentage of donations that actually get used towards service projects.  In the case of Rotary’s Foundation, 90% of the money donated is being put to work.  One of the reasons is that when we give our Every Rotary Every Year contributions, the funds are invested for a period of three years. On the third year, the funds are used in either district grants or global grants.  After accounting for administrative costs and publicity of “EREY” and The Foundation, there is still 90% of the original donations available to do the service projects. Compare this percentage with other funds and you will find The Rotary International Foundation is among the top 5% most efficient charitable foundations in the world. Come to Rotary breakfasts each week in November and you will be amazed at the work that you and I do in our community, in the USA, and throughout the world through our EREY contributions. And, you will also get the benefit of fellowship time with some of the best people in the world,  Johnson County Rotarians.
  
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
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Invocation
Nov. 29th          Lyle Curtis
Dec. 6th            John Ruo
Dec. 13th          Dave Gras
Dec. 20th          Shelly Tehven
Jan. 3rd             Lyle Curtis
Jan. 10th           Larry Williams
Jan. 17th           Rod Fager
Jan. 24th           John Ruo
Jan. 31st           Dave Gras
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Dave Gras
January 4
 
Pat McAnany
January 4
 
Mark Smith
January 17
 
Larry Huff
January 24
 
Bill Robinett
January 31
 
Jeff Shore
December 31
 
Anniversaries
Mark Smith
Anne
December 27
 
Join Date
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
 
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