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Week of January 1, 2017

 

Reminder - January 5, 2017 Meeting

Sergeant at Arms:  David Melcher

Thought for the Week - Natalie Landwehr

Program:  Club Assembly

We’ll be making last minute preparations for our January 6 Celebration of 65+ Years of Rotary Service to the Community.  

Click here to read Jean Fox’ message about contributions for the silent auction.  

Please attend this meeting, and bring any items for the Silent Auction if you have not already delivered them to Kirsten Nelson.  (Please contact Jean or Kirsten to let them know what you will be contributing to the auction.) 

Also, if you have volunteered to bring table cloths, place mats or centerpieces, please bring those as well.  Thank you!

Reminder!  

Richfield Rotary Celebration Dinner and Silent Auction 

Friday, January 6, 2016, 6-9 PM

City Bella Condos, 2nd floor 

6600 Lyndale Ave. So., Richfield

 
 
 
Special guests will include District Governor Mark Hegstrom, Hennepin County Commissioner (and former Richfield Mayor) Debbie Goettel, and Richfield Councilpersons Edwina Garcia and Maria Regan Gonzalez. Representatives of the Richfield Historical Society, MIRA and Richfield High School will also be in attendance.  Please be on hand to welcome them all, and to represent the Rotary Club of Richfield!
 
See the Invitation Flyer and RSVP Form for more details.  
Note:  The deadline for registering was January 3, but reservations are still being accepted through January 4.  Click here to register and pay via credit card online.   
 
 
 

HELP NEEDED for January 6 Celebration!!

Thanks to all Richfield Rotarians who have volunteered to help out with our January 6 celebration.  Following is a list of volunteer tasks, the names of volunteers to date, and volunteer help still needed.  Let Barb Devlin know if you can volunteer.  We'll finalize the list of volunteers at the January 5 meeting.

  • Silent Auction donations are still needed.  Click here for ideas.   Contact Jean Fox or Kirsten Nelson to confirm your auction contribution(s), and bring them to Kirsten's office or to our January 5 meeting.   
  • Loan holiday table cloths or place mats for the evening - Mary Martha Butler, Barb Devlin, and Pam Serdar.  Please bring table linens to the meeting on January 5.
  • Help out the day of the event.  Rotarians who have already signed up are listed below.  Let Barb Devlin know if you are willing to help out where help is still needed:
    • Help with set-up for auction, dinner and program (4-6 PM) - Barb Devlin, Jean and Denny Fox, Kirsten Nelson
    • Serve as event greeters (Need 2 people inside the front and rear entrances to the City Bella lobby to admit guests and direct them to the 2nd floor party room. 
      • 5:50 - 6:30 PM -  Chip and Deanna Groth
      • 6:30 - 7:10 PM - Pat and Patti Dale
    • Be one of the Richfield Rotary Singers during the program!  (Shar Salisbury will have the lead on all songs, so we’ll be back-up on all songs!)  Barb Devlin and Kirsten Nelson; could use more volunteers
    • Help with auction check-out - John Devlin  Need 2 more volunteers
    • Help with clean-up - Barb and John Devlin, Chip Groth; could use more help.
Temporary Help Wanted for e-Spokester

Barb and John Devlin will be AWOL from January 20 – February 19, so Barb will be unavailable to do the e-Spokester for the weeks of January 29 and February 5, 12 and 19.  Please let Barb know if you are willing to help out, so she can arrange to provide you with some “basic training” using the ClubRunner platform for our newsletter.  Thanks!

RICHFIELD ROTARY IN SERVICE 

Richfield Rotary Embraces "Service Above Self

 

BREAD OF HOPE

 
The Bread of Hope initiative provides unsold bread from Lakewinds Cooperative to Hope Presbyterian Church for the Loaves and Fishes evening meal.  The Rotary, Optimists and Lions Clubs along with Headway Family Services each deliver bread one day per week, with Rotary delivering on Thursday morning following our regular meeting.  
 

Volunteers to deliver bread through January are:

 
January 5  - Hae Kyung Nielsen
January 12 - Barb Devlin
January 19 - Pam Serdar
January 26 - Need a volunteer
 
Volunteers are also needed for the month of February:
February 2 - 
February 9 - 
February 16 - 
February 23 - 
 
Please contact Barb Devlin if you are willing to volunteer for January 26 or on any of the dates in February.  Thanks!
Click here to review the Bread of Hope procedures.  
 
A big thanks to our volunteers!
 
 

 

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Meeting Assignments through March 2017
 
Date
Program
Thought for Week
Sergeant at Arms
01/12/17
DAVID BUTLER
DAVID MELCHER KIRSTEN NELSON
01/19/17
JAY CLARK
KIRSTEN NELSON MORRIS NILSEN
01/26/17
PAT DALE
MORRIS NILSEN PAM SERDAR

02/02/17

LATANYA DANIELS

PAM SERDAR

TOMMY THOMPSON

02/09/17

NATALIE LANDWEHR

TOMMY THOMPSON

STEVEN UNOWSKY

02/16/17

CLUB ASSEMBLY - CHIP GROTH

STEVE UNOWSKY

LYNNE ALEXANDER

02/23/17

DAVID MELCHER

LYNNE ALEXANDER

DAVID BUTLER

03/02/17 BARB DEVLIN DAVID BUTLER JAY CLARK
03/09/17 JOHN DEVLIN JAY CLARK PAT DALE
03/16/17 PAM SERDAR PAT DALE LATANYA DANIELS
03/23/17 CLUB ASSEMBLY - CHIP GROTH LATANYA DANIELS BARB DEVLIN
03/30/17 MORRIS NILSEN BARB DEVLIN JOHN DEVLIN
 
NOTE:   Please notify Barb Devlin of your program topic and speaker, for inclusion in the e-Spokester.  If you cannot cover your assignment, please exchange with someone else and let Barb Devlin know.  (Click here to see the full assignment schedule through April 2017.)  Thank you.
 
 
 
Upcoming Programs and Thought for the Week
Upcoming Programs
 

January 12 - David Butler is working on it!

January 19 - Maria Regan Gonzales - “Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to Mexico: Focus on Food Justice and Security”  

January 26 - Pat Dale is working on it!

Thought for the Week
 


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