Weekly Bulletin Oct. 20, 2022

Oct. 20, 2022    IMAGINE Rotary!
Reminder: check out our Facebook page for pictures!
Have you called your BUDDY this week? Even those on Leave of Absence could use a call to stay in touch.
Flags For Heroes 2022 – Line up your Sponsors
In our first year 2018 we cleared $2,000 with about 150 flags flying, in 2019 we cleared $6,000. In 2021 we grew to 500 flags flying and had $20,000 in sponsorships. Yes, we had extra costs last year due to the purchase of about 350 additional flags. Now that we have the flags and will have little in expenses, our goal is $25,000 PROFIT. Proceeds will be going to veterans’ organizations. Visit our website www.nmrde.org for an inspiring video and info on sponsoring flags. We can’t do this alone, so ask friends and businesses to sponsor, too.
World’s Greatest Meal – Our PolioPlus Fundraiser NEXT WEEK
Only one week away from our annual morning meeting to support the Rotary International PolioPlus program. We will have the usual breakfast but with a slight change. All money raised that day (fines, happy dollars, 50/50) will go toward polio eradication. A Silent Auction will be held with items donated by our members being bid upon. It will NOT be held online this year so you have no idea what bargains will be displayed. This is a chance for you to donate an item and well as bid on items. (Remember only 59 days after that until Christmas!) All money you donate that day will be credited toward you for a Rotary International donation. Please see Robin with your donation item(s).
Here are suggestions: gift basket, a corporate donation certificate, personally hand crafted items, home-brewed beer, holiday decorated cookies, new jewelry, paintings or prints. Be creative: offer yourself for a service (cook a dinner, do gardening or yard work, wash some one’s car, etc.)
Calendar of Events:
October- Dictionary Project – Mike Laur needs volunteers to distribute to third grades. Stay tuned for opportunities to serve.
Oct. 22-23 – District Conference – go to www.rotary7630.org to register.
Oct. 26 – Flags For Heroes – Set up time to be announced.
Oct. 29 – Lori’s Hands yard cleanup and leaf raking
Nov. 11 – Wine Appreciation Event, Changing Wine into Water – 5-9 p.m. at Deerfield Wines. See Mike Luck for details.
Nov. 12 – Bloom Energy’s Stars and Strides Run/Walk
Nov. 13 – Flags For Heroes – Ceremony at 11 a.m.
Nov. 19 – Flags For Heroes – Take Down time to be announced
Upcoming in December: Ring The Bell for Salvation Army, shopping for clothes for needy children, working at NAWC holiday basket distribution (part of our District Grant project)
Reminder: Invoice payments due upon receipt!
Upcoming Programs
Oct. 20 – ??????? Surprise
Oct. 29 – World’s Greatest Meal and Board of Directors Meeting

Oct. 13 –  50/50 WINNER – Assistant Governor Greg Warren


              Greeter                   Rotary Minute              Prayer               

Oct. 20  Amanda McGinty     Lynn Mey             Barry Baker

Sgt. at Arms Helpers     Cindi Viviano and Jamie Zingaro


Oct. 27   Sujan Timilsina      Tom Minto              Tim Boulden

Sgt. at Arms Helpers   Barry Baker and Tim Boulden


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


Thought for the Week:

A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.

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