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Newsletter - Archive Mar 18, 2015
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 Wausau Early Bird Rotary Newsletter

 

March 19, 2015

 

 

Wausau Early Bird Rotary Challenge Statue


UPCOMING PROGRAM SCHEDULE


                            Speaker                           Invocation                 Greeters

March 19             Craig Kersemeier            John Kelly                   Werner Schultz, Wolf & Wood

March 26             Patrick Kinney                 Sheryl Hemp

April 2                  Nathan Birchler               Jennifer Havel             Zriny, Bardonner & Birchler

                              (switch with Jan)

April 9                  Mary Jo Lechner             Janna Hamann

April 16                Jeff Lindell                       Todd Hagedorn

April 23                Ann Lucas                       Steve Goetsch

April 30                Jesse Maas                     Gary France

May 7                   Leadership Prayer Breakfast (No Meeting)

                              

PROGRAM TOPICS

 

PAST PROGRAMS

 

John Kelly invited Scott Liegl from the Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority.

 

TODAY’S PROGRAM

 

Craig Kersemeier has invited Michelle Milliken and Mae Rae from REMAX/EXCEL realty to talk about 2015 Housing Trends and Real Estate Forecast.

 

FUTURE PROGRAMS

  • For March 26, Pat Kinney will be talking about the NCHC Birth to Three program
  • For April 16, Jeff Lindell has invited Pastor Ray to speak about his recent mission trip.

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)
  • 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
  • Local Sons of Norway Rib Fjell Lodge – contact Dave Berge at (715) 845-4807 or dgberge@charter.net
  • Laura Pearson and Margaret Donnelly from the Aspirus Hospice to talk about the We Care for Veterans program and overview of complementary therapies – contact Kalynn Pempek of the Aspirus Health Foundation (715)847-2478
  • Jan Hansford would like to speak before April 25th regarding a fundraiser “Walk for Water”.  Her contact is hansfordjan542@gmail.com

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 Hamann

 

Third Thursday of the Month: Gretchen Brown (Leader), Jeff Zriny, Nate Birchler, Travis White (LOA) and Rachel Rogness

 

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

 

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

 

On call as needed basis:  Aaron Mull and Jean Burgener

 

UPCOMING DATES

 

March                   4th Literacy Month

April 2                  Board Meeting

April 9                  Rotary 101 meeting following regular meeting

April 25                Honor Flight

May 7                  Leadership Prayer Breakfast

May 11                Honor Flight

May 15-1            District Conference (Appleton)


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

 

Jesse Maas had his winning tickets picked.  He then picked a black marble. Better luck next time!

 

WELCOME

 

We welcome the following new members – Kyle Page, Cindy Mueller, Becky Besaw and Scott Brainard

 

CLUB GOALS

 

Our President, Randy Winter suggest 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 Dick Jarvis for the invocation.
  • To recent visitor Sarah Keene.
  • To everyone for a great recent President’s dinner!

LEADERSHIP PRAYER BREAKFAST

 

Per Ken Moberg -May 7 will be the Leadership Prayer Breakfast.  It will be held this year at Immanuel Baptist Church off Hwy N.  Keynote speaker will be Phillip Buch, retired choral director from Wausau West High School.

 

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.
  • 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.?