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Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Green Bay Monday, May 19, 2019

Upcoming Events,

  • May 20th – Committee updates and Rotary Bingo!!
  • May 27 – Memorial Day No Noon Meeting!!
  • Membership Committee – May 21st 7:30 am. - Copper State
  • Community Service Committee – May 22nd 7:30 am. -Copper State
  • Changing of the Guard – June 24th 5:30 pm Graystone Ale House (3711 Monroe Rd.)!!

Please consider nominating someone from our club for the Rotarian of the Year award!!

Nominations are now being accepted for 2019 Rotary Club of Green Bay Rotarian of the Year”. Applications need to be completed by May 22nd

See the web pages for application or contact Larry Sarver. Award to be presented at this year’s changing of the guard.


Congratulations Tom!

Established in 1991 by the RI Board of Directors, the Service Above Self Award is Rotary International’s highest honor for an individual Rotarian who embodies Rotary’s motto “Service Above Self”, with an emphasis on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others. This is an internationally competitive award, with a maximum of 150 recipients selected worldwide each year, and only one per district.

Tom Guyette wins the prestigious Rotary International Service Award

Figure 1 Tom Guyette wins the prestigious Rotary International Service Award!


Dear Fellow Rotarians,

I just spent the weekend in the Dells at the 2019 DualCon Conference, a joint conference of Districts 6220 and District 6270. While the weather was not very cooperative, there was plenty of warmth inside the Glacier Canyon’s meeting rooms. The main purpose of the conference was to inform our participants about two major crises in our own backyards, Human Trafficking and Opioid Addiction. Two sessions were held on Saturday afternoon, with panels of service professionals and individuals who had been personally affected by these issues. It was seriously intense. To prepare for this, our Friday afternoon session, presented by Mr. Thom Cody, talked about Tackling Elephants - noting that Rotarians have been successfully tacking huge international issues for decades. As Rotarians, we have been promoting peace, providing clean water, sanitation and hygiene, saving mothers and children, supporting education growing local economies and fighting diseases like Polio.
Remember the only way you can eat an elephant is one bite at a time!!

Of course, the meeting had truly awesome and inspirational speakers, a time to socialize with our fellow District 6220 Rotarians, eat well, celebrate Tom Guyette’s award (see above) and dance!!

Preparations have begun for next year’s joint conference. Let us again celebrate Rotary at the District Convention 2020 May 1st & 2nd at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Conference Center, Oshkosh.


Community Service Calendar

  • March – Odd Fellows Bingo
  • June 8th – Volunteer at Bellin Run Info coming soon!!!
  • August – UWGB Back Pack
  • November – Ride for Polio

 

Rotary Club of Green Bay presents the Free Enterprise Award Dinner

Monday May 20, 2019, Radisson of Green Bay
2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI 54313
from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM CDT

Rotary Club of Green Bay presents the Free Enterprise Award Dinner


See you on Monday!!

Julia
Rotary Club of Green Bay
President 2018-2019

be inspred 2019

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