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Join us Fridays at Noon!  We meet for lunch at the DoubleTree Hotel on South Circle & I-25
1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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The September Rotary Social will be at Trainwreck on Tuesday September 26th from 5-7pm. Register HERE to let us know if you will make it. You are welcome to bring along family, friends, or anyone you think might be interested in learning more about Rotary. It will be a wonderful time of Felloswhip & Fun! 
Flight Season of Wings Gala and Auction: Saturday, Sept. 23rd at the Hilton DoubleTree. Doors open at 4:00 PM - Purchase your tickets or sign up to be a sponsor HERE.  Raffle Tickets are $10/ticket. Please ensure your ticket stubs are returned for the Raffle Drawing before September 23rd. Extra Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at each meeting.
Looking for a way to help our Rotarian Brothers and Sisters affected by the Maui fires, read below for how to support District 5000. Use the QR code or click here to donate.
 Calling All Community Builders! Join Us at the Rotary International District Conference in Scenic Colorado Springs 🌄
We are excited to invite you to be a part of something truly special—the Rotary International District Conference in breathtaking Colorado Springs! This gathering promises to be an unforgettable experience, filled with inspiration, connection, and a shared commitment to making a positive impact on the world.
🗓️ Date: 13-15 October 📍 Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado 🏞️
At this conference, Rotary members from across our district and beyond will come together to:
Inspire Change: Gain insights from renowned speakers, Rotarians, and thought leaders who are driving positive change worldwide.
🤝 Forge Connections: Network with fellow Rotarians, community leaders, and potential collaborators to amplify the impact of your projects and initiatives.
🌍 Empower Communities: Discover innovative solutions to today's global challenges and explore how Rotary can be a catalyst for positive transformation.
🌱 Cultivate Leadership: Strengthen your leadership skills through engaging workshops and discussions.
💡 Ignite Ideas: Spark new ideas and initiatives that can drive change in your local community and beyond.
Join us in Colorado Springs for a conference that will not only inspire but also ignite action. Together, we can create a world where positive change knows no bounds!
Learn more about the conference at the website
Register for the conference here
Let's come together to spark new idea  and continue our journey of making the world a better place.
See you in Colorado Springs!
Service Above Self, 
Kimberly Gold, M.A. 
Preferred Name: Kimberly 
iPhone: +1-304-276-0529
This year we celebrate Flight’s 16th year as the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs’ major fundraiser -- we're back with a combined in-person and virtual event! Come see the reveal of the beautiful pieces our community of artist created! Friday September 1st from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.
CSF Projects Funded 2023
New as of February 21, 2023:
  • PEN (Practical Education Network) in Accra, Ghana (installation of online training facility) $5,000
  • Science Lab at Masai Mara High School in Kenya, Africa. $2,500 (with $2,500 from the Los Altos, California Rotary Club)
  • Social Work Scholarships at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (HKMU) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Two individual scholarships) $3,000
  • Flight 2023 – $7,635 metal materials purchase ($7,635) and downpayment on blank art pieces fabrication contract ($6,000) $13,635
  • School bus purchase for Rotary Volcanes School of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $2,000 (Tri Lakes Rotary Club project; total goal from area clubs and District grants $16,000)
  • Ukrainian Letter Project (supplies, printing, and shipping) $2,600
  • Ankara Turkey disaster response $4,000
New as of March 28,2023:
  • Our Community Salutes (recognition of high school military enlistees) Vendor Booth $500
  • Care & Share (food distribution) $1,250.00
  • Whitney Gold Tournament payment processor $120 ($10/month)
  • Diamond Awards (D11 Teacher Recognition) $7,046.30
  • Fakir Aesthetics Creative Construction (Flight) $2,400.00
New as of April 12, 2023
  • Memorial Tree Planting ($780.00)
  • Supplemental Funding for Rotary Reading at Audubon Elementary School ($790.00)
New as of May 8, 2023*
  • High School Scholarships (7) $7,360.00 plus $420.00 for parent meals
  • Palmer High School Interact Club (Shelter Box matching funds) $1,000.00.
*Note: a check to School District 11 in the amount of $40,000, which represents its share of the Fight 2022 proceeds, has been prepared. Arrangements for the presentation are pending.
New as of June 26, 2023
  • Sponsorship of a charitable gaming fundraising event to benefit the Pikes Peak Library District conducted by Colorado Community Esports: $1,000.
  • Sponsorship of the Police Foundation of Colorado Springs Medal of Valor Event that recognizes police officer performance above and beyond the call of duty: $2,500.00.
Total Funding to date: $57,481.30
Yours in service,
Tom Nelson
Director and Chairman of the Community Service Fund
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Member Birthdays:
  • Maile Foster
    September 2
  • Lynne Pearson
    September 10
  • Jody Richie
    September 12
  • David Brockway
    September 17
  • Chris Kosor
    September 19
  • Sky Foerster
    September 20
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    September 21
  • Ron Rubin
    September 21
  • Curt Ormond
    September 23
  • Tuck Aikin
    September 24
  • Jack Gotcher
    September 25
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  • Kevin Stevenson
    September 1, 2005
    18 years
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    September 3, 1999
    24 years
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    September 5, 2008
    15 years
  • Bill Ironside
    September 9, 2005
    18 years
  • George Reed
    September 12, 2002
    21 years
  • Randy Stiles
    September 15, 2018
    5 years
  • Chip Frazer
    September 16, 2020
    3 years
  • Dwight L Johnson
    September 17, 1996
    27 years
  • Jeff Tiona
    September 22, 2016
    7 years
  • Greg Moore
    September 27, 1991
    32 years
  • Dennis Shoemaker
    September 29, 1995
    28 years
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