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Bulletin for October 3, 2019
 
Summary of September 19th Meeting
 
Thanks to your generosity we collected $31 in 'Happy Bucks' and 'Dollars for the Foundation' last week. All these contributions benefit the Rotary International Foundation. 
 
 
Scott Wilson, Chairman of the board at Noah's Bandage Project, was our guest presenter at our breakfast meeting last week. The mission of this organization is to end childhood cancer through awareness, support, and the gift of hope. Noah's Bandage Project was started by Scott and Deb Wilson's son, Noah, who was diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 6. 
 
President's Message
Pam Stockman
member photo
At our Assembly meeting last week, we discussed ideas for an upcoming service project.  It was decided that our club wants to serve at St. Mary's Food Kitchen.  They have staff serving day on the first Wednesday of each month.  Since we will nor have a meeting on April 30th, it was decided to go to the food kitchen on Wednesday, April 1st.  I will confirm with the food kitchen and let you know.  We also discussed ways to increase our membership at the meeting.  Dave, Larry and I are planning to visit businesses around the Holiday Inn and invite them to speak at an upcoming meeting as a way to introduce them to Rotary.  On another note, we will be having a board meeting this Thursday 2/13.   See you on Thursday.
 
 
Pam

President

2019-2020

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

FOUNDATION BANQUET on November 1st

The Rotary FOUNDATION BANQUET and AWARDS DINNER will be held this year on November 1st at the Shield Club at Children's Mercy Hospital Park - home of Sporting KC. 

 

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 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
 
 
October 1, 2019
Every Rotary club that I have belonged to always has had “one big project” that brings in the big money for the causes we support. Ours is Oktoberfest 2019 and we are in the final lap to the finish line. The finish line is Oct. 10 and the project is done when we get the money in and prizes out.  Small clubs rely on lots of help from each of its members, especially when it comes to reaching our goals and having a successful event.  Here is what still needs to be done:
  • Sell as many tickets as possible
  • Sell as many raffle tickets as you can for the Weekend in Branson.
  • Keep looking for sponsors for the event.
  • Be creative and generous in getting in Silent Auction items.
  • Sign-up to help this Thursday at breakfast for a 3 hour time to help at Oktoberfest (3 to 6 pm,  5 to 8 pm, or 6 to 9 pm).  Some of us may even be able to help the whole time.
  • Invite someone to bring who has no one to get them there.
  • Think of Rotarians you helped in other clubs and sell them tickets.
Remember this is a team project.  Each of us can help make this a very successful project.  
We have just 9 days from today,-which is October 1!
 
by Larry Williams 
 
 
 
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Invocation
Oct. 3rd             Dave Gras
Oct. 10th           Oktoberfest - no meeting
Oct. 17th           Shelly Tehven
Oct. 24th           Rod Fager
Oct. 31st           John Ruo
Nov. 7th            Larry Williams
Nov. 14th          Dave Gras
Nov. 21st          Lyle Curtis
Nov. 28th         Thanksgiving - no meeting
 
 
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Mark Smith
February 1, 1986
34 years
 
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February 5, 2009
11 years
 
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February 21, 2002
18 years
 
Lyle Curtis
March 6, 2003
17 years
 
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