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Bulletin for April 23, 2020
 
It was good to get together with our fellow club members last Thursday. Big thanks to Pam Stockman, our club president, for making this happen. 

 

President's Message
Pam Stockman
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Despite some technical difficulties, we had a very interesting speaker last week at our Zoom meeting.  Thank you Dave Gras for inviting Mike to speak about the Natural Gas Industry.  We will be meeting on Zoom again this week form 8:00 am to 8:30 am.  Please refer to the access information listed in this newsletter.  Remember you always have the option to just listen in by calling the audio number.   Right now the shelter in place order is scheduled to be lifted on May 4th.  If that comes to pass, I am assuming our financial obligation to the Holiday Inn hotel will resume.   So, in the near future, we will have to decide when (and possibly how) to restart our in-person meetings.  In the meantime, please stay safe and I will see you on Zoom this Thursday. 

Zoom Meeting Information:
 
Join Zoom Meeting- copy and paste into your browser
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/210493910?pwd=bmkyLzBHUnNHS2RvYzdocXNydUlGZz09

Meeting ID: 210 493 910
Password: 416662

If you want to just listen on your phone.  Dial-in.    +1 253 215 8782 US  Use the same ID & password information.
 
Pam

President

2019-2020

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

District-Wide Rotary Meeting April 22nd at 12:00 p.m.
 
This week's program will be Darryl Burton (Co-founder) and Chris Iliff (Executive Director) of Miracle of Innocence. Darryl was wrongfully convicted of a murder he didn't commit and served over 24 years in prison, before being exonerated in 2008. Now a pastor at Church of the Resurrection, Darryl is giving back to help those still behind bars by raising funds and awareness, bringing about change, hope, and forgiveness. Learn more about Miracle of Innocence
 
The meeting will be held on Zoom (instructions for logging in below). If this is your first time using Zoom, log on 10 minutes early and we'll walk you through it. 
 
Look forward to seeing everyone on Weds. Any questions, email jason@gardneredgerton.org 
 
Cheers, 

Jason E Camis
Public Image Chair
 

 
Join Zoom Meeting
 
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Meeting ID: 960 2768 5593
Password: 291910
 
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Lenexa Rotary Club's Peace, Love & Friendship Rock Facebook Challenge
 
Lenexa Rotary would like to encourage everyone to have a little fun while walking the paths and stream ways in JOCO. Look for painted rocks, take pics and messenger it to this Facebook page and it will be added to these pics. We will call this the Lenexa Rotary PEACE, LOVE & FRIENDSHIP ROCK CHALLENGE. We will have weekly winners for the pic taker and if we can ID the artist, they will win too. Everyone can vote by "liking the rock of your choice. Gift Cards for carry out at one of our local eating establishments will be the prizes. Will end May 15th with a Grand Prize Winner. Who said that The Lenexa Art Fair is not taking place in some form?
 

Meals On Wheels

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Johnson County Meals on Wheels has switched to STAFF ONLY Monday Delivery for the unforeseeable future.  They will not schedule volunteers to deliver meals.  Meals on Wheels clients will receive a weekly Frozen Box of meals as well as a large box of Shelf-Stable meals.  They are also contacting clients weekly to check-in. I will notify everyone when the regular schedule will resume.  

 
Shelly 

 

 
 
ROTARY MINUTE
 
 
April 20, 2020

The World Health Organization, Rotary’s partner, is in real need of our Polio Plus dollars.  It seems that some very short-sighted government officials have cut our country’s support of this wonderful organization. 

However, Bill Gates and many entertainments and sports figures are coming to the rescue.  So should we in Rotary.  WHO has been at the forefront of every major health pandemic in the past 60 years.  They have also been active in every country in the world to help Rotary conquer Polio and have also been major players in the fight against malaria, measles and other diseases that can be overcome with education, clean water, and good health practices.

Our Rotary Foundation has supported projects all over the world alongside WHO.  Our Polio Plus dollars and our EREY contributions have really helped.

Go Rotary, Go!  Let’s support our World Health Organization and The Rotary Foundation!

by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
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