Harbor Light News Letter 2017-07-19

Club
 
1.  Call to order
 
2.  Thought & Pledge / Jim Waite
 
3.  Four Way Test – in all the things you think, say or do:
 
Is it the truth?
Is it fair to all concerned?
Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
 
4.  Special thanks to:
 
Set up – Club/John Kessler
Treasurer, John Bowman
Attendance, Jackie Boland
Greeter, Jim Bowman
Thought & Pledge, Jim Waite
 
Club duties for July 26, 2017
 
Attendance:  Chris Simcox
Greeter:  John Wertymer
Thought & Pledge:  Puran Stevens
Shenanigans:  Robert Meeder
 
 
5.  The schedule for the next couple of weeks
 
July 29 – Miller Park outing Pearce, Bowman and Greenberger, Hufnagel and Fisher
August 1 Tuesday – Ravinia will be August social event
August 2 – Deepa Willingham at Rotary International
July 17- Club board meeting 7:00 my house
 
6.  Guests?  Kudos to Jim Waite for bringing 6 guests! to our meeting
 
7.  Birthdays
 
      Tom Ryan, Pam Kerr and Ben Ivory- last week
 
8.  President’s moment:  
 
           a.  What is rotary? Global alliance of community networkers doing good.   
           b.  Lets focus on membership and guests
     c.  Board meeting update:  Club budget has been passed by the board
 
9.  Announcements
 
a.  Update from Refugee One: Chris Cole and Ellen Falkof
b.  Dues are due
c.  Board meeting update:  Jim Waite has agreed to work on membership committee 
d.  Spring fundraiser idea needs discussion with members
e.  July 17 – Soup kitchen report from Tom Ryan
f.   Update from Assistant Governor Mary Bak
 
 
10.  Speaker
 
Stephen Chipman, Wilmette resident, CEO of Radius, a UK consulting firm and former CEO of Grant Thorton will soiree on Brexit and UK issues  Fascinating and informative talk on the challenges of Brexit and what it means for the EU, the UK and the US
 
 
 
11.  Meeting adjourned at 8:30 am.
 
12.  Note for Next Week:  A presentation on "Housing Our Own"- one of our community grantees 
 
 
 
 
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