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Newsletter - Archive May 23, 2013
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 Wausau Early Bird Rotary Newsletter


May 23 2013



Wausau Early Bird Rotary Challenge Statue



                              Speaker                          Invocation                    Greeters                                           

May 23                 Rick Nevers                     Tom Brunner                  Kinney, Klosinski & Lindell

May 30                 Lindy Penn                       Tim Bodette

June 6                  Pat Puyleart                      Nathan Birchler             Lucas, Meyer & Mielke

June 13                Rachel Rogness               Greg Bardonner

June 20                Dan Schaut                       Lois Alt

June 27                Meeting at Kayak Statue

July 4                   No Meeting (4th of July)

July 11                 Mike Schlichte                   Jeff Zriny                       Mills, Moberg & Mueller






Aaron Mull had the program.        




Rick Nevers has the program.  The GSE team from Australia will be visiting the club. 



  • For May 30, Lindy Penn has the program.  Joanne Janikowski and Patrick Bradley from the Hunger Coalition will be visiting
  • It is asked that members get their speaker information to Sheryl Hemp as soon as possible. We will then be able to print a list of upcoming programs.

And…a reminder on speaker protocol…if you need to leave early, please introduce
yourself to the speaker ahead of time and explain this to them.  Thanks!



  • Austin Krejci – a preparedness volunteer at the Marathon Chapter of the Red Cross – biochembadger@uwalumni.com
  • Mike Johnson from the Autism Society – (715) 359-0886 or (715) 370-3505


May                      Reading Program

May 22                 GSE visit dinner

May 23                 GSE visit reception (5:30-7:00 at the Great Dane)

June 5                   Board Meeting

August                  Road Rally

September 9         Honor Flight

October 28           Honor Flight

November 2         Martini’s and Music



All are reminded to fill out a President’s Pantry form when bringing in an item.  This will help keep record for the annual dinner auction.



We welcome Dr. Jennifer Havel and John Kelly to our Early Bird Club.



With over $250 at stake, JoAnn Draeger had her winning ticket picked.  She then
picked a black marble.  Better luck next time JoAnn.



  • To Jean Burgener for the invocation.
  • To Greg Bardonner for coordinating the Youth Merit Award winners.
  • To Ken Moberg for coordinating the Prayer Breakfast.


  • Our Rotary club has sponsored the followin groups and programs: The PAF, Honor Flight, Boys and Girls Club, Center Stage, Samoset Council, Hope Pregnancy Center, Meals on Wheels, Literacy Program, High School Scholarships, Radio Control Program, Celebrate Girl Scouts Banquet, Literacy Program at DC Everest, International flags, the Chart family, Women in Action, “A Walk in Their Shoes”, Good News, DC Everest Graduation party and the Forrest Goetsch Charity. 
  • Our Rotary exchange student for next year will be Sebastian from Majorca.
  • The Boy Scouts sent us a thank you plaque.
  • We received a thank you from the Kindergarten class from St. Mark’s.
  • Ann and Larry Meyer presented a $500 check to the Honor Flight.  This was the proceeds   of her recent Greenwood Hills guest chef night.
  • We received a thank you from Wausau Whitewater after their recent visit to our club.
  • Cody Krenz sent a thank you for his recent Rotary scholarship.
  • Our Public Relations Committee will be headed up by Randy Winter and Ann Meyer.
  • The road rally committee of Mary Weller, Randy Winter and Pat Kinney is requesting additional volunteers.
  • For anyone looking to make up a club meeting you can go on-line at www.oneworldrotary.org   Per Ken Moberg, it is easy and takes a short amount of time.



Board meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the Skarie Dental Clinic.  All members are welcome to attend.




Please send any newsletter events, contact information changes, general information or ideas to Sheryl Hemp at wishemp@aol.com. Thanks!


Access the club web-site as managed by Rhonda Werner Schultz – www.wausauearlyrotary.org/  
In addition, the district rotary web-site is ridistrict6220.org, the foundation web-site is rotary.org/foundation, and the general rotary
site is rotary.org.