Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Green Bay Nov. 19, 2016
Notes from last Monday's meeting - Nov. 14:
Our speaker was Diane Dappern, Rotary District Governor. Our Rotary District 6220 now has a website featuring Diane on the home page: www.ridistrict6220.org Check it out!
Colleen Ducke with HSHS St. Vincent Child Life Program was awarded Paul Harris Fellow as a RN making significant contributions to the community.
Our food drive yielded 158 pounds of donated food items. Gregg Hetue helped out by weighing the food drive donations.
- Monday, Nov. 21, 12 – 1 p.m.: Speaker: Tom Guyette, reclassification talk
- Monday, Nov. 28, 12 – 1 p.m.: Speakers: Kasozi Daniel and Nambowa Ruth Bulyaba of Another Hope Children’s Ministries
- Monday, Dec. 5, 12 – 1 p.m.: Speaker: Deb Franckowiack, Executive Director of Children’s Hospital Wisconsin
Sign Up for Salvation Army Bell Ringing
Please contact Katie Quasius at Katie.Quasius@chrobinson.com to let her know what shift and location you want for Salvation Army bell ringing. You can also sign up at www.ringbells.org and during the reservation process select "Rotary Club of Green Bay” as the group being represented.
Christmas Tree Jubilee Donations Needed
Christmas Tree Jubilee is an evening gala dedicated to raising funds for advocacy and support for the local cancer community. The theme of our Rotary-sponsored Christmas tree is "Bobbers and Burlap.” Please donate fishing lures and bobbers or money in any amount to purchase items to decorate the tree. We will decorate the tree on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 12 - 3 p.m. at Vandervest Olde 41 Harley-Davidson, 1966 Velp Ave. and need all donations by Monday, Nov. 14. The Christmas Tree Jubilee Gala will be held Nov. 22 at Vandervest Harley-Davidson. Proceeds from the sale of our Rotary-sponsored Christmas tree go to Connect, Inc., which is a non-profit organization our fellow Rotarian Jennifer Hickey helps run. Questions can be directed to Katie Quasius at Katharine.Quasius@chrobinson.com or 920-430-8605.
Support Jhoole at the YWCA Gala on December 2
From Grace Meyer: I’m excited to share this news with you! Jhoole will be at the YWCA Gala on December 2! Since both Jhoole and the YWCA are in the business of empowering women, it seems like a natural partnership. Perhaps I’ll see some Rotarians at the Gala!
De Pere "Inside Innovation” Series
On Monday, November 21, De Pere Rotary and Kiwanis clubs will host their Inside Innovation speaker series. Christine Loose, Kohler Company, will be interviewed by Harry Maier, Green Bay Redevelopment Authority Chairman. Topics will include the new hotel in the Titletown District. Free admission. Call 920-366-1531 for reservations. 6 p.m. at the Swan Club.
Get to Know Lara
Remember our inbound exchange student from Turkey, Lara Temelci, and invite her to your upcoming events. She is open for anything, especially local tradition. For example, Black Friday shopping, Christmas tree cutting, holiday cookie baking, etc. To contact Lara, call Gina Evans at 920-360-8986 or email email@example.com.
Recognition for Jack Wahr
Rotary members recently gathered to present Jack Wahr with a Paul Harris Plus 3 recognition. Jack was the key person who set up the Men's Closet and can no longer attend meetings due to dialysis every Monday.
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Yours in Rotary Service,
Ken C Braband , Newsletter Editor
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