Weekly Bulletin 3/7/2019

March 7, 2019   Be An Inspiration!


Feb. 28 program:

Want a night of fun and foot tapping music? Attend the Blue Grass Festival at Cecil College on March 16. Doors open at 6:30 and the program begins at 7:30. Ruthie Bilais, president of the Elkton Rotary Club, dropped off information about their annual fundraiser.



March Programs (Bill Sullivan)

March 7 – Robert Older, Delaware Small Business Chamber

March 14 – Italo Carrieri-russo, V&M Bistro, a family business!

March 21 – Justin Carisio, Author, A Quaker Officer in the Civil War

March 28 – Club Assembly and In-meeting service project


April Programs (Paul Keely)

April 4 – Club Assembly in the Lobby

April 11 – Maggie Ratnayake, Lori’s Hands

April 18 – Bob McCarney, Newark Natural Foods

April 25 – In-meeting service project


Upcoming Events (need your participation)

Interact Capstone Presentations:

Mental Health: March 21 and 22, 10:30 – 11 a.m.

March 26 (Time TBD)

Operation: Walk in Our Shoes: March 13, 6-8 p.m.

Water Pollution: March 28, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Education in Poverty: March 14, 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Sports in Poverty:March 15, 10:30 – 11 a.m., Sports Clinic (TBD)


Presentations are in Newark Charter High School. All are invited.

March 27 – Farewell reception for Mary Kowinski

March 30 – Rise Against Hunger meal packaging (morning hours)

March 30 – Rotary Leadership Institute in Dover

March 30 – Chance For a Cure fundaiser, Mill Creek Fire Hall, 7:15 p.m.

May 4 – Relay For Life, Newark High School

May 3-5 – District Conference, Chase Center in Wilmington


50/50 Winner for Feb. 28– ??????????





Watch for the weekly emails from Cindi on ways to increase your ad sales for the 2019 Report to the Community. Remember to turn in your ad and money as soon as you receive it. And don’t delay in reaching out to your prospects. Time Flies!!!


Get Educated about Rotary

The Rotary Leadership Institute is a wonderful way to learn more about the organization you joined. The full day session will be held Saturday, March 30, at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover. Register at www.rli33.org and pay the $95 registration fee, then give your receipt to Shawn for reimbursement. Breakfast and lunch are included. Our club recognizes the value in attending RLI and has made the commitment to send any members who want to attend. Parts 1, 2 and 3 are available.


Food packing event a Blast!!!

Schedule your March 30 Satturday morning for fum, fellowship, and helping others less fortunate. A Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event will be held in our rooms at the Courtyard. In a very specific assembly line, we will pack 10,500 meals to be sent to areas of the world that are in need, in schools, orphanages, and communities where food is not easy to obtain.  We need 50 volunteers (Rotarirans, family members, high school students, college students, and community members) to help. About 10 are needed at 8:30 to help unload the truck, 50 are needed to sign in at 9:30 to help with the packaging, about 10 are needed to help cleanup and reload the truck. We should be all done and out by noon. Please sign up with Robin for a great memorable event!


District Conference A “Must Attend”

If you have never attended a Rotary 7630 District Conference, this year’s event is a chance for you to meet other Rotarians in our district, hear about the fabulous projects happening, and participate in a service project – all at a location convenient for us in the northern part of our district. The Chase Center in Wilmington is about as good as it can get. See the weekly Rotary Reminders for full details. It begins with dinner Friday evening, all day programs and service activity on Saturday, dinner and entertainment Saturday night, and a memorial service Sunday morning. You can register for the full package or pick and choose when you want to attend. Stay tuned for more exciting offers!!!



  Greeters                       Rotary Minute              Prayer

March 7 Stewart Lee                  Steve Worden                Bill Sullivan

March 14 Paul Sayther               Jamie Zingaro                Clinton Tymes

March 21 Polly Sierer                 Louise Amick                Cindi Viviano

March 28 Mark Sisk                   Barry Baker                   Steve Worden


                  Sergeant At Arms Helpers

March 7            Joyce Henderson and Kevin Henker

March 14           Marie Holliday and Jerry Holt

March 21           John Hornor and Paul Keely

March 28           Mike Laur and Mike Luck


(If you cannot be here, it is your responsibility to find a replacement!)


Thought for the Week:

If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?

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