Weekly Bulletin Feb. 10, 2022

Feb. 10, 2022    Serve To Change 
Meetings will return to Hybrid, with in-person at the Courtyard and option to participate via Zoom. Watch for the Zoom link to be sent separately.

Your 2021-2022 Leadership Team:

President Joyce Henderson ;President Elect Polly Sierer; Vice President Anthony Santoro; Secretary Michael Luck; Treasurer Shawn Klapinsky; Sgt. At Arms Stewart Lee; Directors Paul Keely (Membership), Nancy Chase (Service Projects), Mike Reckner (Fundraising), Marie Holliday (Foundation), Robin Broomall  (Administration); Immediate Past President Dennis Greenhouse.

Our Mission:

The mission of the Newark Morning Rotary Club is to advance the programs of Rotary International and to improve the quality of life of people in need in the greater Newark area. We support a variety of community service projects through financial assistance and hands-on activities while maintaining a warm environment of fellowship among our members.

Rotary International is dedicated to causes that build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever. The Seven Areas of Focus of Rotary International include: Promoting Peace; Fighting Disease; Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Saving Mothers and Children thru Health; Supporting Education and Literacy; Growing Local Economies; and Protecting the Environment.


STILL NEEDED!  Monthly program chairs are needed for  May, June, and July. Contact Anthony at anthony@diamondstatephotography.com. He will have the monthly schedule and outline of duties.

Report ‘2022 Kicks off!
Kelly Bachman anno9unced last week the kick off for the 2022 Report to the Community. This year’s goal is $50,000 in ad sales. Early Bird prices end March 4. All ads are due March 24, and final payments are due April 7. Any ad not paid for by April 7 will not be printed.
Weekly Tip : Don’t procrastinate. Get your list together, assume you will need to ask multiple times, and approach people you know.
Doug Rainey is editor now but will be seeking help from others. Robin will begin with updating member bios and getting head shots from new members.
Sitters Needed! No Experience Necessary!
Supporting Kids in Hockessin will need some adult volunteers to sit with their kid clients starting on Feb. 23 while their guardians and foster families meet with staff. Talk with Nancy Chase if you are interested.
Bored and need something to read/listen to during the cold days?
Prepare for the Feb. 10th program by reading these two books both available on Amazon:
Defeating Dementia: My Recovery From Alzheimer’s: McNear, Francis C. (A Blue Hen!); 9781790133765
The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline: Bredesen, Dale E. M.D.
Don’t Lose That Pin!
Ouch! Yes, prices of everything are going up – including Rotary pins. If you need a new pin it will now cost you $4!!! So hang on tight to your pin or be prepared to pay out. Need a new badge? That is now a hefty $12!
Further your Rotary Education
If you want to learn more about Rotary, what you can do to access your potential, and how it operates, Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) is offered virtually and in-person. You can register at www.rli33.org, select your preferred dates and level of program, then submit your payment to Shawn for reimbursement. Three parts are offered and it is suggested you attend them in order. You do not have to do them all at once and can take at your pleasure. Several of our members are graduates of RLI.
Feb. 28 and March 2 – Part 2 (virtual)
March 4 – Part 2 (virtual)
March 11 – Parts 1 and 2 offered (in-person in Jacksonville, NC)
March 19 – Parts 1, 2, 3 (virtual)
March 26 – Parts 1, 2, and 3 (in-person in Bowie, MD)
Reminder: Invoice payments due upon receipt!
Upcoming Programs

(February program chair – Mike Luck)

Feb. 10 – Representative from Sharp Again Naturally, a health advocacy non-profit VIA ZOOM

Feb. 17 – Michael Luck, Training Active Bystanders session

Feb. 24 – Club Assembly / Board Meeting

(March program chair – Bill Sullivan)

March 3- TBA

March 10- Tynetta Brown, Philanthropy Delaware

March 17- Ro Epps, Trip to Junior Achievement to visit Biztown

March 24- TBA

March 31 – Club assembly – Packing Welcome Bags for Camp Fairlee Counselors


Feb. 3 –  50/50 WINNER – Paul Keely


              Greeter                   Rotary Minute              Prayer               

Feb. 10 Clinton Tymes         Michael Luck               Shawn Klapinsky

Sgt. at Arms Helpers  Tim Boulden and Robin Broomall


Feb. 17 Cindi Viviano          Christina Macmillan     Mike Laur

Sgt At Arms Helpers  Charlie Brown and Eric Cannon


Feb. 24  Jamie Zingaro      Josh Martin                Jason Lawhorn

Sgt At Arms Helpers     Nancy Chase and Bob Cronin


March 3   Kelly Bachman      Margie Masino        Doris Chan Leach

Sgt At Arms Helpers    Fed Dawson and Laura DelPercio

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


Thought for the Week:

I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met.

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