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Topeka Downtown

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, Downtown
420 SE 6th Avenue, Suite #121
Topeka, KS  66607
United States
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Prospective Member Announcement
Joel Genrich, Vice President, Sunflower Bank, N.A.
Former member of Warrensburg, MO Rotary Club
Sponsored by John Hutton
 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Ramada Hotel Grand Ballroom
Patti Bossert, Topeka South Rotarian, Report on the Topeka South Club's efforts in Guatemala
 
Next Meeting, September 25, 2014 - Ramada Hotel Grand Ballroom
 
 
If you attended the Annual Banquet on June 26 at the Topeka Country Club and have not paid yet (by credit card or check to the Rotary office), please send your check for $35/person to the Rotary Office, 420 SE 6th Avenue, Suite 121, Topeka, KS 66607.
 

 
 

The Downtown Rotary club will once again participate with the Kansas State Extension Office in the annual Topeka Water Festival

 

Topeka Water Festival
Thursday, September 18, 2014
9:30 AM to 2:05 PM
GARFIELD PARK COMMUNITY CENTER, 1600 NE Quincy Street Topeka, Kansas 66608.

 

This is a community event where all 4th grade students in Shawnee County are invited to spend a day learning about the importance of water to life and move through various stations learning about the properties of water, the value of good clean potable water and the water cycle.  We need at least 8 Rotarians to help work our two stations.  Students visit our stations “The Incredible Journey” and play a game about the water cycle.  Please email or talk to Marie Pyko if you are available for a two hour shift.  mpyko@tscpl.org  or 580-4560
 

 
 

The grant application can be downloaded under the Download Files section in the right column.  Organizations with questions can contact the Rotary Club of Topeka office at (785) 232-7216.

The Topeka Rotary Foundation is accepting applications to fund social service, public health and safety, arts and culture, recreation, and entertainment projects in Topeka and Shawnee County.

Jessica Goubeaux chairwoman of the foundation’s grant committee said they are expecting to fund three to five civic projects in the Topeka and Shawnee County area.

 
 
 
District 5710 Rotary Youth Exchange inbound students and their host families attended a great orientation session Saturday in Lenexa. Our club is sponsoring Claudio D'Eramo, shown on the far left.
 

 
 
Claudio D'Eramo, our Rotary Youth Exchange student from Italy has arrived!.  He's shown here with Richard Ross at the Kansas City airport. Welcome to Topeka, Claudio!
 

 
 
MORE PICTURES OF THE EVENING AT THE CAPITOL ON THE CLUB'S FACEBOOK PAGE - CLICK HERE
 

 
 
WOW! Another successful Rotary Career Days completed!  Downtown Topeka Rotary supported a three day event for all USD 501 seventh graders touring Washburn Technical Institute.  We were able to give an introduction to the 4-Way Test to almost 1,000 youth.
 
(Highlighted in RED - Members of the club's 2013-14 class of new members!)
 
A HUGE thank you to the following members for volunteering:  Chris McGee, Bryan Falk, Willie Brooks, Karily Taylor, Jay Befort, Terri Murphy, Lonnie Williams, Nancy Daniels, Chris Meinhardt, Karren Weichert, Joe Gutierrez, Hurst Coffman, Greg Allen, Grant Glenn, Ashish Chauhan, Brad Walker, Glenda DuBoise, Terry Wages, Jackie Keddie-Holt, Mark DeGroff, Julie/John Ford, Jeffrey Geske, Anita Wolgast, Kathleen Williams Heit, Susan Mauch and Jessica Goubeaux.
 
With a special applause to the members volunteering more than once:  Brandi Bryan, Grace Morrison, Kevin Smith, and Terry Hobbs!
 
We made a difference in some lives as we helped plant a seed of possibility for many youth as they realize a future path they might be able to take.  It was a pleasure working on a partnership with USD 501 and Washburn Tech!
 
To see more Career Day Pictures, go to the home page Photo Albums.
 

 
 
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Speakers

Sep 18, 2014
Patti Bossert, Topeka South
Report on the work of Topeka South in Guatemala
 
 
 
 
 
Downtown Topeka Rotary - 420 SE 6th Avenue - Suite 121 - Topeka, KS 66607 - 785.232.7216 (Wednesday and Thursday) - Email:  dtrotary@swbell.net
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