Weekly Bulletin Oct. 21, 2021

Oct. 21, 2021     Serve To Change Lives

If unable to attend in-person, please join us via Zoom (link sent separately). Please pardon us for technical complications as we are still working out the hybrid system camera/computer kinks.


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.

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

Meals of Hope Food Packing A Success!

Many Thanks to those who helped pack 6,480 meals in less than 2 hours at the Day of Service with District 7630 clubs. Saturday morning, at the VFW in North East, our club really rocked with Rotarians Paul Keely, Joyce Henderson, Marie Holliday, Robin Broomall, Nancy Chase, Anthony Santoro, Kelly Bachman with friends and family members, volunteers from UD Community Engagement Initiative, and local church and community members. Team Leader Joyce kept everyone moving to the beat of the music as we filled, weighed, sealed and packed bags with seasoning, dry chicken broth, dried corn and peas,  and rice. Our packed cases were then picked up by Jewish Family Services for their Afghan Refugee program, Delaware Dream Center, Friendship House, Sunday Breakfast Mission, and Garments from God/Word of Life Church.

Flags For Heroes

Sponsorships for our Club’s Flags for Heroes project is underway! Thank you to all who have currently committed to this community project. To date we have the following sponsors:
Patriotic Sponsor – $5,000      Bloom Energy
Freedom Sponsor – $2,500     Bassett, Dawson & Foy, Inc.;  M. Davis, Inc.
All-American Sponsor – $1,000    Boulden Brothers;  Paul & Polly Sierer;  Cover & Rossiter;  Weiner Benefits Group;  RBC Wealth Management
Home Town Hero Sponsor – $500  Formal Affairs;  WL Gore & Associates;  Diamond State Photography;  Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen;
John & Karen Hornor;  King Print & Promo
Donation – $250  Chris & Norma Locke;  SL 24 Unlocke the Light
We still have one All-American sponsorship ($1,000) available as well as several Home Town Hero sponsorships ($500) too. If you are interested in being a sponsor and/or would like to learn more about sponsor benefits please reach out very soon to Polly at pasierer@comcast.net.
The opportunity to sponsor single flags at $50 each is coming real soon!  Stay tuned

Silent Auction BIDS NEEDED

The World’s Greatest Silent Auction is ready for BIDDING on line! Info will be sent in a separate email. We will have the items available for viewing at the World’s Greatest Meal at our meeting on Oct. 28. All proceeds will go to PolioPlus program of The Rotary Foundation. See Mike Luck if you have any questions.

Upcoming Programs

(October coordinator – Fred Dawson)

Oct. 21 – Caroline Jones, Kind to Kids

Oct. 28 – World’s Greatest Meal, fund raiser for PolioPlus


Nov. 5 – District Foundation Dinner, register at rotary7630.org under Events/calendar

Nov. 6 – Flags For Heroes Ceremony, 10 a.m. at Newark Reservoir.


SEPT. 30, 50/50 WINNER – Nancy Chase

              Greeter                   Rotary Minute              Prayer               

Oct. 21 Jennifer Pilcher         Jerry Holt                     Nancy Chase

Oct. 21 Sgt. At arms helpers Jason Lawhorn and Mike Laur

Oct. 28 Doug Rainey           John Hornor                   Bob Cronin

Oct. 28 Sgt. at Arms Helpers Christina MacMillan and Josh Martin

Nov. 4  Mike Reckner          Paul Keely                    Fred Dawson

Nov. 4 Sgt. At Arms helpers Margie Masino and Tom Minto


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


Thought for the Week:

During the Middle Ages, they celebrated the end of the plague with wine and orgies. Does anyone know if there is anything planned when this one ends? 

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