Michael P. Neufeld | Oct 19, 2012
Mountains Community Hospital’s Kathleen Walsh applies electrodes to Rotarian Rudy Westervelt during a demonstration of the new Propaq LT monitor purchased by a $25,000 grant from the Mountain Sunrise Rotary Club. (Photo by Michael P. Neufeld)
RYLA 2012-Teamwork Game
Games help the students learn how to become a better leader and work together as a team.
The 16 Rim students who attended RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) last month came home from the weekend hanged people.
Students’ Art Reaps Prizes
Mountain News: Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012 10:02 am
The first art competition sponsored by the Mountain Sunrise Rotary Club drew 35 entries from students at Mary Putnam Henck Intermediate School, Rim High School and Mountain High School.
Home Page Stories
- John briefly reviewed last year’s community service budget - $52,000 was donated, 90% stayed on the mountain, 10% to international causes!
- We ended the year in solid financial shape – Foundation balances, including our rainy day fund ended at more than $110,000.
- Special thanks to Ken Neilsen and Alan Smith for putting our recordkeeping in order!
The cost per camper to Camp Pivika for five nights of camp is $1,800.00 while the charge is $975.00. If they get a scholarship, their is a co-pay of $100.00. Their funding comes from local organizations and fundraisers as wells as significant grants.
Campers range in age from eight years to some in their 70s. Enrollment is way up 460 enrolled for this summer, which is a record. The camp offers a numbers of ways for campers and parents to transition slowly into participating fully in the camp experience. So they work with families as well as those with disabilities, including a camp for moms. Camp Pivika continues to provide an adaptive pool and and an adaptive equestrian program. A new project in the works is a one of a kind adaptive zip line, equipped with a race car seat. We should get to see it when we meet here next year.
- The internet has no security.
- Technology is everywhere – and it’s all connected
- There are many human factors – which can cause mistakes.
- It is politicized – unfortunately.
- There have been a large number of breeches of security – think Target.
Jill set up for an official presentation of Rory’s degree, including spectacles, a mortarboard cap and a cup necklace. Perfect presentation, as usual.
Exchange student Gwenn Griggs reported on her upcoming stay in France – which we are sponsoring! She is still waiting for a city and family assignment, but will be leaving in August for her 9 month stay. She has been quite a young Rotarian, having been the President of Interact, and participated in many service projects!
The 4-Way Speech Contest!
Program chair Deborah Fancett introduced the contest:
- 5 Speakers today
- They will by referred to by number, and introduced after the competition
- Each will speak for a minimum of 5 minutes and a maximum of 8
- There are three judges: Ginny Durrand, Billie Latva and Bob Mosby.
- The Official Timekeeper will be Ken Nielsen.
- NO APPLAUSE until all have presented!