REPORT ON JANUARY 11th MEETING
By Sally Phillipp
 
1.Ken Roberts called meeting to order at 6:10 pm
2.Ellit Braud gave inspiration/prayer.
3.Kenny Wilson led the pledge of allegiance.
4.LB Showalter – Treasurer’s Report
a.Some still need to pay dues
b.Money coming from district should be to club in next couple of weeks (per Ean Sullivan)
c.Money being spent for storage of flags ($170/month)
5.Lynn Schwartz spoke on history of Rotary and Foundation.  Billions given away all over the world.  Some of the money donated under Paul Harris Foundation membership comes back to the club.
6.Paul Harris presentation to Rick Boyer – Lenny Schwartz presented the recognition certificate for $1000 investment in the Rotary International Foundation commemorating his recognition as a Paul Harris Fellow.
7.David Rodgers introduced his guest – Downa Davis.
8.Lynn went over year 2017 flag project results.
a.Gene Losey has volunteered to be chairman next year (See separate story)
b.They were happy with logistics (field set up)
c.Chris Henry has a promising marketing plan.
9.Jan Sullivan spoke about banquet honoring Sam Johnson.
a.Date:  March 31st
b.Venue and cost not determined yet (probably $35 - $50/ person)
c.Asked for potential attendees (to give number to arrangers) – probably 10 people.
10.Ken Roberts mentioned that we would have 2 RYLA scholarships for the club.  Asked for volunteer from club to be on selection committee.  Sally Philipp will be our volunteer on the committee.
11.Ian Sullivan and Jan Sullivan spoke about next Cuba service trip. (See Separate Story for details)
a.Kenny Wilson said trip will change your focus on the world.  He cautioned that accommodations are meager, as is food.  No hot water, no AC, diet of beans and rice, working conditions tough.
b.Open to anyone who wants to go (doesn’t need to be Rotary member).
12.Rick Boyer spoke on service project this weekend at Plano Food Pantry and need for volunteers. (See separate story)
a.Saturday 9 – 5 taking up old floor, reinforcing and refurbishing walls
b.Sunday 1 – 5 painting
c.Monday 9 – 5 installing new floors, baseboards
d.Volunteering at the meeting were Sally Philipp, Oscar Long, David Rogers, Randy Wright.
13.Alex Johnson (from Plano club) spoke on JA /AVID partnership in PISD.  He was looking for a volunteer for a committee which he chairs.  Sally Philipp volunteered.
a.Conversation followed on Wilson Middle School being a club project – with volunteers needed for teaching classes on personal finance (instruction provided by AVID/JA.
b.Primarily service high risk/high potential kids.
c.Good lead-in to when kids move on to Vines HS – Interact Club
d.Conversation followed with several volunteers – David Rogers, Sally Philipp, Kenny Wilson (potentially), LB Showalter (potentially)
14.Ken Roberts gave a ‘classification’ talk about his background, and current work responsibilities.
15.Randy Wright passed out info-sheet detailing volunteers needed for –
a.Bulletin
b.Photographer
c.Project subcommittees
d.Webmaster
16.Jan Sullivan asked that we keep track of hours spent on Rotary work/ month (in answer to a request from higher up)
17.Meeting was adjourned at 7:10 after Four Way Test.
Thanks to KENNY WILSON for acting as photographer. See the photos in the album at https://portal.clubrunner.ca/13749/PhotoAlbums/180101-meeting-photos-from-1-11-18
 
Thursday – January 11, 2018         Meeting started at 6:10 PM       In attendance:  X
 
Satinder
Baweja
 
X
Andrew
McJannett-Smith
 
Lisa
Bloomer
 
X
Traci
McJannett-Smith
 
Rick
Boyer
 
 
Bill
Mertz
X
Ellitt
Braud
 
X
Sally
Philipp
 
Ernest
Burke
 
 
Rudy
Ringel
 
Michael
Carr
 
X
Ken
Roberts
 
Ben
Criste
 
X
David
Rogers
 
Alan
Feigenbaum
 
X
Lynn
Schwartz
 
Jeff
Frauenheim
 
X
LB
Showalter
X
Christopher
Henry
 
 
Earl
Simpkins
X
Patricia
Henry
 
X
Ean
Sullivan
 
Dennis
Hogg
 
X
Jan
Sullivan
 
Mehrnaz
Iranmehr
 
X
Kenny
Wilson
 
Oscar
Long
 
X
Randy
Wright
X
Gene
Losey
 
 
 
 
X
Rick
Maucieri
 
Guests
Downa
Davis
 
 
 
 
 
Alex
Johnson (Plano Rotary)