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Bulletin for November 8, 2018
 
Summary of November 6th Meeting
 
Thanks to your generosity we collected $107 in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation' last week. All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation. 
 
 
President's Message
Joe Morris
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President
2018-2019

OctoberFest 2018 was an evening of fun, fellowship, and fundraising. A big thanks to Pam Stockman for her leadership in organizing our clubs signature event. 

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
 

 

FOUNDATION BANQUET on November 3rd

The Rotary FOUNDATION BANQUET and AWARDS DINNER will be held this year on November 3rd at the Sheraton Overland Park. 

 

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
 
 
October 22, 2018
 
Having money available for matching grants is the reason Rotary Club of Johnson County developed and incorporated the club Charitable Foundation to hold and invest funds in the mid 1990’s.  This means that we have an instrument for making tax-deductible gifts and using them for matching grants, or as the account to pay for our major projects.  
 

Three years-ago our Charitable Foundation investments were worth over $25,600. Today the value is worth around $30,000, which doesn’t count any of our Oktoberfest money.  
 
During that same three-year period our foundation board spent $1,000 on equipment at Growing Futures, $1,000 for a juice-machine for St Mary’s Food Kitchen and a $1,500 to the Rotary Global project, the Haiti Well-Baby Clinic.  
 
The governing board for the JoCo Rotary Charitable Foundation includes past-presidents, Dave G, John R, Jeffrey S, Rod F and Larry W; two at-large club members, Bill R & Bob McC and our current club president Joe.
  
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
Rotary Blog
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Upcoming Speakers
Nov 15, 2018
WHERE are our Foundation donations going?
Nov 22, 2018
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Invocation
Nov. 1st            Shelly Tehven
Nov. 8th            Larry Williams
Nov. 15th          Rod Fager
Nov. 29th          Lyle Curtis
 
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November 1
 
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November 4
 
Jeff Shore
December 31
 
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November 20
 
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Darren Tehven
November 29
 
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Anne
December 27
 
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