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Rushmore Rotary Meetings will be held virtually at 7am using ZOOM until further notice.  Each member should receive an email invite. 
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Welcome to our Rotary Club!

 
 
 
 
 
ENGAGE LEADERS | EXCHANGE IDEAS | TAKE ACTION
Rotary International is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. Rushmore Rotary is a club composed of inspired individuals who translate their passions into relevant social causes to change lives in communities.

 

 

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UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteers are needed for the following upcoming events.  
 
STORYBOOK ISLAND
Candy donations needed for Safe and Sweet Trick or Treat (Bring treats  October 13 between 4-5 pm to Storybook Island Parking Lot -- we will deliver to SBI).  
Safe and Sweet Trick or Treat - October 31, 2020 - 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Contact Jackie@storybookisland.com 
Recognition Gathering 
The Club held an in-person gathering September 29th at Old Storybook Island to recognize new members (Kyle Bargman) and Paul Harris Fellows:  Mike O'Connor (+8), James Huff (+6), Kent Musegades (+4), Willis Sutliff (+4), Penny Lind (+2) and Mark Schreiner (+2).  Paul Harris recognizes members who contribute $1,000+ to the Rotary Foundation.   Dana Foreman (current president) gave a summary of our ongoing projects and grants.  Doug Lind, District Governor Elect, gave a preview of the 2021 District Conference scheduled for October 2021 in Deadwood.  Jennifer Rollins gave a preview of the 2020 District Conference (including the Human Trafficking initiative) which will be held virtually November 6th.  Watch for more details on the link and itinerary.  Thanks to all who participated.  It was great to socialize even if it was masked and at a distance.
 
HIGHWAY CLEANUP
Thank you to all the volunteers who helped during the Highway 16 Cleanup on Saturday, September 19th.  GREAT JOB ALL.
    
BEER AND BINGO SOCIAL
 
BEER AND BINGO -- SOCIAL 
Members logged onto Zoom on Tuesday, September 15 to conversation and beer/food pairing with beer connoisseurs from 
Hay Camp Brewing followed by  lively games of bingo.  Hay Camp provided background information on two types of beers: 
Victory Stout and Mother's Temptation.  It was small turnout but fun and informative evening.  
 
GLOBAL AND DISTRICT GRANT UPDATES
Rotary Plaza in memory of George Lyons -  This project is using funds donated in memory of George Lyons, a Rushmore Rotarian, and supplemented by a District Grant, and in-kind contributions by several project partners to create an outdoor space at Rapid City High School.  Concrete has been poured and benches are in the works.  We look forward to seeing the final product for the enjoyment of students and staff at RCHS -- in tribute to a great Rotarian and friend.
 
  
 
Global Grant - Makerspace, Whiteclay NE Work days for volunteers to setup and install equipment and prepare the space have been scheduled for October 2, and 10. Please call us to volunteer! Linda and Norm Peterson, Marcia Whiting, Mary Kenner (Rushmore Rotary), Ina Winter (Hot Springs) and Dr. Ashok Kumar (Rapid City Rotary) volunteered on September 26. 
 
  
 
If you wish to make donations for the project, see download file (Whiteclay Donation Form) on this website or District 5610 website. Items needed: table saw, drill press, laser cutter, Mac computer with Adobe Photoshop software, airbrush tool, quilt hoops, leather tooling punches, stamps, awls, mallets, Carpentry tape measures, angles, saws, misc. hand tools, wood chisel hand tools set.
 
District 5610’s  Ending Human Trafficking Initiative -  At the upcoming District 5610 Virtual Conference scheduled for November 6, the subcommittee plans to invite a victim of human trafficking to speak (or provide a video) to the audience in order to raise awareness of the prevalence of this crime. 
Speakers
Sep 29, 2020
Black Hills Habitat for Humanity
Oct 06, 2020
Dan Little , DG
Oct 13, 2020
RC School Lands Project
Oct 20, 2020
How to prepare a Pecha Kucha presentation (20 x 20)
Oct 27, 2020
Allied Arts
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Past President
 
Club Information
Rapid City Rushmore
We meet Tuesdays at 7:00 AM
Howard Johnson Express Motel (CURRENTLY VIRTUAL MEETINGS)
950 North St.
Rapid City, SD 57701
United States of America
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