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Bulletin for January 9th, 2020
 
Summary of December 19th Meeting
 
Thanks to your generosity, we collected $30 in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation' as we enjoyed the holiday spirit of the Old-Time Village Musicians. All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation. 
 
 
 
 
President's Message
Pam Stockman
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This week we will be welcoming our District Governor, Jason Lieb, to speak at our meeting.  I hope you all can come.   Just a reminder for those on the board.  There will be a board meeting at 6:50 this Thursday.   Our primary purpose is to finalize the Oktoberfest donation to charities.   I also want to have a brief discussion about Oktoberfest at the general meeting.   Stay warm and see you on Thursday!
 
Pam

President

2019-2020

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

COAT DRIVE

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 tom@hillcrestkc.org 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.   
 
Date
Name
Name
August 2, 2019
Dave Gras
Bill Robinett
September 6, 2019
Rod Fager
Mark Smith
October 4, 2019
Larry Williams
Pam Stockman
November 1, 2019
Joe Morris
Dave Gras
December 6, 2019
Shelly Tehven
Lyle Curtis
January 3, 2020
Bill Robinett
Rod Fager
 
 
ROTARY MINUTE
 
 
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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Upcoming Speakers
Jan 23, 2020
Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Jan 30, 2020
Strengthfinders
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Invocation
Jan. 9th            Rod Fager
Jan. 16th          Shelly Tehven
Jan. 23rd          Larry Williams
Jan. 30th          Dave Gras
 
 
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January 4
 
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January 4
 
Mark Smith
January 17
 
Larry Huff
January 24
 
Bill Robinett
January 31
 
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January 2, 2014
6 years
 
Nikki Anthony
January 18, 2018
2 years
 
Pam Stockman
January 28, 2016
4 years
 
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February 1, 1986
34 years
 
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February 5, 2009
11 years
 
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February 21, 2002
18 years
 
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