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Newsletter - Archive Sep 4, 2014
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 Wausau Early Bird Rotary Newsletter

 

September 4, 2014 

 

Wausau Early Bird Rotary Challenge Statue


 

UPCOMING PROGRAM SCHEDULE


                            Speaker                              Invocation                          Greeters

September 4         Rhonda Werner Schultz    Scott Slajus                         Mills, Moberg & Mueller

September 11      Travis White                       Bill Skarie

September 18      Alisa Wolf                           Mike Schlichte

September 25      Amy Wood                         Dan Schaut

October 2             Jeff Zriny                            Rachel Rogness                  Mull, Nevers & Penn

October 9             Greg Bardonner                 Pat Puyleart

October 16           Nate Birchler                      Lindy Penn

October 23           Tim Bodette                       Rick Nevers

October 30           No Meeting (Music & Martinis on Friday night)

                                            

PROGRAM TOPICS

 

PAST PROGRAMS

 

Two weeks ago, Mary Weller invited Linda Grilley to give an update on the Monk Gardens.  Thanks as well to District Governor Tom Berkedal for meeting with the club at a special dinner meeting last week.


TODAY’S PROGRAM

 

Rhonda Werner Schultz has invited Chad Lawson and Randy Hahn from Leader Central to speak about their community outreach organization and its plans for the community.

 

FUTURE PROGRAMS

 

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!

 

POSSIBLE SPEAKERS

  • Rhonda Strebel on the Rural Health Initiative (Rhonda.strebel@thedacare.org)
  • Carrie Coffren at carriec@family-works.com would speak about foster care and the need for foster families
  • Dave Ross from the WI Department of Safety and Professional Services to talk about the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program – contact Brittany Lewin at (608)266-6795

MOBILE MEALS ROTATIONS

 

First Thursday of the Month: Gary France (Leader), Tom Brunner, Patrick Kinney, Mary Weber and Scott Slajus 

 

Second Thursday of the Month: Ken Moberg (Leader), Mike Schlichte and Janna Haman

 

Third Thursday of the Month: JoAnn Draeger (Leader), Tammy Szekeress, Jeff Zriny, Nate Birchler, Travis White and Rachel Rogness

 

Fourth Thursday of the Month: Dick Jarvis (Leader), Pat Puyleart, Ann Lucas, Tim Strasser and Pat Kemppainen

 

Fifth Thursday of the Month: Mary Weller (Leader), Rhonda Werner Schultz and Beth Mueller

 

UPCOMING DATES

  • Sept. 4                  Board Meeting

    Sept. 8                  Honor Flight

    Oct. 2                    Board Meeting

    Oct. 6                    Honor Flight

    Nov. 1                   Music and Martinis

PRESIDENTS PANTRY

 

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

 

RAFFLE

 

Ray Connor had his winning ticket picked.  He then picked a black marble.  Better luck next time!

 

WELCOME

 

Welcome to our newest club member Craig Kersemeier!

 

FAREWELL

 

Farewell for now to Jennifer Guerndt due to school and work obligations.  Come back any time!

 

CONGRATULATIONS

 

Ann Lucas was awarded the 2nd Service Above Self Award!  Congratulations to Ann!  A permanent plaque will now be displayed at every meeting listing our two winners so far – Pat Puyleart & Ann Lucas.

 

Dan Schaut awarded Beth Mueller with her 2nd level Paul Harris

 

CLUB GOALS

 

Our new President, Randy Winter led the club in a discussion of club goals. He suggested the following goals for 2014-2015:

  1. Increase membership to 54

  2. Increase membership activity

  3. Review and rework strategic plan

  4. Quarterly club assemblies

  5. Create “Light Up” Rotary event with the noon club

  6. Have fun!

THANKS

  • To Stephanie Smith for the invocation.

CLUB NEWS

  • Our Rotary club has sponsored the following 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, The Grand and the Forrest Goetsch Charity.
  • Reading to Go is collecting materials – please contact Jan Klosinski for more information on what is needed
  • 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 MEETING

 

Board meetings will be held on the 1st Thursday of the month following our regular club meeting. All members are welcome to attend.

 

NEW NEWSLETTER CONTACT INFORMATION

 

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.

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