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We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
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7220 F St
Omaha, NE  68127
United States
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Update from the Rotary International Convention
 
Chair of the Day: Judy Cline
11:15 Greeter: Jack Hosking
11:45 Greeter: Leah Vetter
Invocator: Warren Hill
 
 
 

 
Over 200 people attended the annual Metro Rotary luncheon hosted by West Rotary.  Matt Friedman spoke on modern slavery around the world.
Consider joining the Rotarian Action Group against Slavery.  Their website is racsrag.org  Cost is $28 for a year or $70 for 5 years.  Prices are listed in British pounds since the group is run out of the U.K. 
 
 
If you missed the Metro Luncheon you can watch a 16 minute TED talk with Matt Friedman below.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Tracy and I are hosting dinner at Dish Restaurant in Lincoln on August 5th. 
We will host wine for the tables and you can order off the menu.
Dinner is 5:30...in a private room.
COME, HAVE A GREAT DINNER AND FUN CONVERSATION FOLLOWED BY A INTERESTING PROGRAM.
Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerry will be speaking @ 7:00pm at the Innovation Campus, UNL.
 
DISH is located at: 1100 O Street
Lincoln....402.475.9475
Their menu is on their home page.
Business casual
PLEASE EMAIL US SO WE CAN SAVE YOU SEATS AT THE TABLE. rartlr@cox.net 
Rich Rowland
 
 
 
 
 
Registration for the 2016 Rotary District 5650 Conference this August is now open! Join Rotarians from throughout our District to celebrate the accomplishments of Rotary in our region and the world during the past year. 
 
Rotary District 5650 Conference
You really need to check out these amazing speakers who will be present at this year’s Rotary District Conference – August 5-6 at Innovation Campus! Razia Jan, President/Founder of the Zabuli Education Center: Razia has worked tirelessly for many years to forge connections between Afghans and Americans. Razia had the boldness and vision to open a school that provides free education for hundreds of girls in rural Afghanistan in 2008 - a year when the Taliban killed nearly 150 teachers, students and school employees - and she’s coming to OUR conference!
And opening this year was the Razia Jan Institute, the first free, private women’s community college in rural Afghanistan. Some of the women and their classmates have been featured in a documentary, “What Tomorrow Brings,” which recently premiered. Check out the film trailer here: http://principlepictures.com/what-tomorrow-brings/.
The Director of this documentary, Beth Murphy, will also be at OUR conference! Another amazing addition.
And, if this wasn’t enough, our very own District Governor, Rod Bates, has arranged for the President and Chief Executive Officer of PBS, Paula Kerger, to also attend. Are you a Downton Abbey fan? Well, come and tell her how much you like it yourself! Because its creation is one of her many accomplishments.
Cost is $125. Register online TODAY at www.rotarydistrict5650.org.  For questions, contact:
 

 
Brush Up Nebraska is coming up in August and LOTS of volunteers are needed to make it a success.  We will have a prep day on Saturday, August 13th and a painting day on Saturday, August 20th. There will be 2 shifts on each day 8-11 and 11-2.   Sign up by going to the calendar on our website, clicking on the day you can help and then selecting the task on the left (either prep or painting).  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Thank you to the Rotarians who volunteered to help, play, or watch the Baxter-Kenworthy volleyball tournament this weekend.  And a HUGE thank you to Penny McWilliams and Baxter-Kenworthy for conducting this fabulous fundraiser to benefit our scholarship program.  Official numbers will be announced at an upcoming meeting.
 
 

 

 


Thank you to Roger Groff/First Command Financial Services for sponsoring our speaker and student lunches for the month of July. 402-291-3040 or roger.groff@gmail.com 

 

 

 
(Sponsorships for the 16/17 Rotary Year are available. Please contact Jennifer.)

 
 

 

ATTENDANCE at Suburban Rotary needs to be at 50% of the meetings. Make-ups also count. 

 

ONLINE MAKE-UPS Have you checked this out? If you sometimes find it hard to attend a make-up meeting locally or while out of town, check out the option and opportunity of making up a Rotary meeting 24/7 via the internet. You will find this information at http://www.rotaryeclubone.org for more information.  Check your attendance status anytime on our website.