08-29-2018 Rotary Meeting

Past President Dick King called the meeting to order at 7:30 a.m.

Pledge: Brandon

Invocation: Hugh

Guests: Laura Brehm, Cindy Weiss, Marion Allen

Happy Bucks: Curt for a wonderful float trip down the Grand Canyon 187 miles and being smoke free in Missoula when he came back; Jim is leaving today for Colorado; Matt D. Matt bought a 5th wheel trailer and his daughter opened at Root Festival; Claire’s parents are coming out for a visit and she is thankful for the rain; John H. for Sanders County Fair this weekend and the Adventure Challenge Triathalon on the 16th will be in Plains and social evening tonight for beer at Conflux on Main ST: Cynthia has a lot of Cindy’s in her life and her youngest granddaughter went off to college at Lewis and Clark and her friend Marion is going to join; Sandy shouted out to her daughter who works for Jackson construction who put on the promotion “Drive a Big Rig” and her son is bringing his family for the weekend; Arnie was in Cody Wyoming at a ranch and Saturday archery Elk season starts; Gayle’s daughter got a job; Gary bought the vehicle to pull a trailer but now is saving up for his pop-up camper; Dick King’s wife is retiring.

Trivia: What high School won the honor of strangest mascot on David Letterman? Chinook Sugar Beaters.

Rotary Minute was given by David Bardwick . He showed slides of past Rotary outings.

Brandon gave us an update on the Magnificent 7 golf tournament.

Hugh reported on the meeting with the district governor to talk about the Rotary Park and they all are getting ready for their meeting on the 20th with the city officials and the architect.

Jim Clark reminded us that November will be Rusty bucks month to support the Lockner essay contest.

Matt introduced our speakers today. We have Cindy Weiss, Executive Director of the YWCA and Casey Dunning with the Missoula Interfaith Collaborative. The subject was homelessness in Missoula.

Casey and Cindy were presented with the Rotary coin featuring the 4-way test and a mention in the dictionary project for third graders.

Dick adjourned the meeting at 8:30 a.m.