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Racine, WI  53404-2247
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Jason Meekma, RAMAC Young Professional of the Year and member of Founders Rotary. 


This week, Friday October 28th, our meeting will be at Racine Country Club at 7:00 AM. Our speaker will be Ricky Person from the Ellsworth Correctional Facility. Ricky is a guest of Jason Meekma.


In history...........On October 28th in 1533 at her wedding to the Duke of Orleans the young Catherine de Medicis wears the first pair of high heels in recorded history.









 When you have speaker duty please let me know two weeks in advance who your speaker is or what your program is so I can get the info to the newspaper. If you have any difficulty finding a speaker please let Patrick Booth or Ashley Staeck know and they will assist you.


Tom Leuenberger







When describing a recent task he had undertaken a man explained that he was " engaged in aqua thermal treatment of ceramics, aluminum and steel under a constrained environment". Can you guess the activity?



A Gathering for Corporations in Greater Racine
Racine Sustainable Business Network is celebrating Ecological Innovation and Sustainable Practices on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, from 7:00 to 9:00 AM at the CNH plant. Tom Eggert, Director, of the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council will be the guest speaker.
  • Light breakfast and informal networking at 7:00 AM
  • Testimonies from Racine area corporations 
  • Tour of CNH provided after the meeting
Questions, please contact:
On Wednesday October 12th the Racine City Council unanimously approved the recommendation to accept our donation for the performance structure at the soon-to-be-named "Paul P. Harris Rotary Park"!!!! Woo hoo!! 


Member Birthdays;

Oct 01 James Lynott
Oct 02 Al Klingenberg
Oct 15 John Daniels
Oct 20 Alicia Schmitz
Oct 21 Dave Easley
Oct 24 Norris Richardson
Oct 25 Bob Henken
Oct 26 Larry Vail
Oct 29 Tom Meredith
Oct 29 Al Schmidt



Oct 02 Ted & Ann Hart
Oct 03 Matt & Patricia Montemurro
Oct 05 Larry & Angie Vail
Oct 06 Jody & Sunday Muniz
Oct 06 Kelli & Rick Stein
Oct 18 Scott & Holly Hess
Oct 20 John & Jean Schneider
Oct 26 Peter & Leah Wyant
Oct 30 Dimple & Denis Navratil





  He was washing the dishes in hot water under his wife's supervision.



   Greeter  Fine  Thought  Speaker    
Oct 28th Jason Meekma Randy Moles Matt Montemurro Ashley Staeck    
Nov 4th Jody Muniz Chris Neff Tom Nicholson Tara Panasewicz    
Nov 11th Eric Olesen Sandi Crump John Daniels Justin Peterman    
Nov 18th Melvin Hargrove "Q" Qawi Stephanie Riechert-Kurt Jim Parrish    
Nov 25th Roundtable Roundtable Roundtable Roundtable    
Dec 2nd Warren DeKraay Denise Feiner Rick Granite Tara Panasewicz    
Dec 9th Jon Antonneau Jim Eastman Jared Edwards Lolli Haws    
Dec 16th Thomas Meyers Darryl Sturino David Johnson Scott Hess    



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The Interact Club made a video to submit to Japan for their efforts in fundraising for the tsunami victims. Watch this space for a link to the video. Here is the facebook link tot the video:

Over the past year our Foundation has given away money to help many organizations and people. For a complete list go to Committee Pages, then Foundation News. Foundation News
A request for grant application is available in the download section of this page.