Club Executives & Directors
IC Noon Rotary Stories
on Jun 28, 2015
This week's meeting scheduled for July 2nd at 4:30 P.M.
Rotary Pool Side Social (special 4:30 p.m. event at the University Club, $5; no regular meeting on July 2nd.)
From President Thais: New Club Assistant Role Begins in July
President Thais welcomes Sean McIntyre and Kristin Reynolds into “more formal volunteer roles.” Sean’s volunteer duties primarily focus on membership while Kristin’s primarily focus on the weekly meetings and the newsletter. We are grateful to them for their willingness to make this commitment to our Club and to help us make some improvements in our processes. The Club will test this arrangement to determine if it can make this work in the long-term or if it needs to have a part-time or full-time administrative position. More news on club administration will come in future newsletters.
Pass the Gavel
President Bruce thanked members of the Board of Directors and the many who serve behind the scenes to make each meeting a success and to keep the business of the Club moving forward. He welcomed President-Elect Thais Winkleblack to the podium to pass the symbols of leadership – the gavel and a President’s nametag. She was given a welcoming standing ovation.
Now President Thais thanked PP Bruce and presented him a thank you gift. He was sent off to the Past President’s table with a rousing standing ovation. President Thais shared with the club the results of the survey that had been sent to the club members and some ideas of how to address being a better club for the members. 40 percent of the members responded to the survey, which is outstanding for a club of our size.
President Thais closed with her guide for the year: BIG JET. Goals for members are to Bring a guest, Invite them to join and Get them involved. When asked why Rotary, think JET – Joining leaders, to Exchange ideas and to Take action. Finally, President Thais urged each of the Club’s Rotarians to discover a way to help with the 100th Anniversary of the club and to prepare for the next 100 years.
June 28 -- FAMSCO workday is scheduled beginning at noon to sort and load supplies as the
current warehouse space needs to be vacated.
Oct. 1 – Joint Service Club Luncheon at the University Club
Nov. 5 – Noon Rotary Centennial Celebration at the Iowa Memorial Union
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