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From the President:
Rodney Gullatte
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Greetings My Fellow Rotarians,

The Official Flight Facebook page is here (https://www.facebook.com/CSFlight). Please love, comment and share.  You have no idea how much more powerful our social media message can be if we just have you, as members, engage the posts.  Thank you all for your help with this.  These are 21st century branding techniques. 

I know that this COVID-19 season has brought about a lot of changes.  Our ability to adapt and learn from those changes will make us a more impactful organization.  I know Zoom isn’t the normal we are accustomed to, but I appreciate everyone who has held steadfast.  Change is how we survive.  We must adapt for the sake of the community we serve.

Yours In Rotary Service

Rodney Gullatte, Jr.

President, Rotary Club of Colorado Springs

This Week's Program 
Sep 04, 2020
"Human Trafficking"
"Human Trafficking"

Representative Terri Carver serves as the state representative for Colorado House District 20. In this presentation on human trafficking, she will give an overview of current trends and recent legislative action taken to combat this horrible crime. 

Sep 11, 2020
"Military and the Society We Protect: Perspective and Relationships"
Sep 18, 2020
"Presentation of Diamond Awards to D-11 High Schools"
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Get to know your club members!
       
Alicia Apple
  • I grew up in a tiny town in Washington State called Sequim, it is the lavendar capitol of Washington and has an average age of 67 years old!
  • I have 2 Italian Greyhound dogs — if you want a lap dog that doesn’t bark much, get an iggy! They sleep 20-24 hours a day!
  • I have been going to Rotary meetings since high school with my mom (Sequim Sunrise Rotary). I was a Rotaract member in medical school in the Kirksville Missouri Rotary club, home of past Rotary president Ray Klinginsmith. I officially joined as a full Rotarian at the Tulsa Oklahoma Sunrise club.
  • Baby Ray heart
  • My mom and I in Kenya on a water project sponsored by her Rotary club.
                                                           
 
  • Bucketlist: I really want to stay a night in an ice hotel some winter to see the Northern Lights! 
 
  • I have absolutely loved volunteering for the Dental Day and other events at Queen Palmer! It is such a joy seeing the excitement on the kids’ faces! I hope we can expand our D11 involvement.
 
Thanks, Alicia!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This Week In History

1789: Congress founds the US Treasury.

1850: PT Barnum brings European opera star Jenny Lind to New York.

1897: Thomas Edison patents the kinetograph.

1928: Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" premiers in Berlin.

1955: William Cobb demonstrates the first solar-powered car.

1964: First Japanese player makes MLB debut - Masanori Murakami/San Francisco Giants.

1969: First ATM opens up for business.

1972: Bobby Fischer becomes the first American to win the World Chess Championship.

1985: Wreck of the Titanic found.

1997: Princess Diana dies in a car crash.

1998: Federal legislation makes air bags mandatory.

2013: Diana Nyad,  64, makes record swim from Cuba to Florida.

Amazon Smile in 6 steps!
As you're doing your shopping online, did you know that you can support our Rotary Club with every Amazon purchase? Here’s how:
  1. Go to smile.amazon.com (not amazon.com). Amazon Smile is the same company, same account, same password, but the Amazon Smile program gives one half of one percent of every purchase to charity. No, it’s not a lot, but it’s also not nuthin’ (to be exact: about $150 for the Club so far). So again, go to smile.amazon.com
  2. Sign into your Amazon account as you normally would
  3. On the very top left of the page, next to the AmazonSmile logo, are three horizontal bars. Click there for the drop-down menu.
  4. Scroll ALL the way down to “Your AmazonSmile”; it should be the last option right before “Sign Out”; Click on “Your AmazonSmile”
  5. On the right side of the page, click on the “change charity” box under Your current charity (Note: If you are currently supporting another charity, that’s awesome! These instructions are for those who are not doing so. Also, if you have not previously selected a charity, your default option will be St. Judge Children’s Research Hospital.)
  6. Type in Community Service Fund of the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs; click Select
  7. That’s it. You’re all set. Just remember to go to Smile.Amazon.com when you shop from now on.
*Originally written by Past President Caryn Adams
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Rotary Giggles

 


 

A priest, a minister, and a rabbi want to see who’s best at his job. So they each go into the woods, find a bear, and attempt to convert it. Later they get together. The priest begins: “When I found the bear, I read to him from the Catechism and sprinkled him with holy water. Next week is his First Communion.”

“I found a bear by the stream,” says the minister, “and preached God’s holy word. The bear was so mesmerized that he let me baptize him.”

They both look down at the rabbi, who is lying on a gurney in a body cast. “Looking back,” he says, “maybe I shouldn’t have started with the circumcision.”


Kathleen's Korner

Hello, Rotarians! 
 
For those who missed us on Monday for the Craig & Kyle Whitney Memorial Golf Tournament, what an amazing day it was! I started the day selling mulligans and then partnered with Jody to get the people purchasing mulligans to use their change back to spend on raffle tickets for Flight! During the tournament, I was at Hole 12 with Claudine and Holly. I especially enjoyed seeing our elusive Rotarian Mike Hendren golfing! It was cold but we were committed! And the doctors say that eventually our fingers and toes will heal from the frostbite! ;) 
 
I was so sad to get notice that Ken Schinstine, our previous Executive Director, passed away. Ken was one of the first people I met when I joined Rotary. My memories of him are very sweet. He was charming and gentlemanly. I was afraid that I wouldn't ever see him once he passed the (unbelievably large) torch to Claudine. He did visit occasionally and just recently I got an inbox message from him on Facebook. It didn't sound right (Ken never once called me "Saltmarsh") so I notified Ken that his account was probably hacked. Unfortunately, I was correct. We messaged back and forth a bit after that. That was our last interaction. It's one more reminder that with everything going on in the world . . . Covid, riots, political campaigns, general unrest... that the circle of life continues. Even though I didn't see Ken very often, just knowing that his sweet soul is not on our planet any longer, I miss him. His health had been declining for a long time so he's probably having a grand time breathing without his oxygen tank! Do you think there are Rotary clubs in heaven? 
 
I hope you are all finding reasons to be grateful every single day! And if some days you can only be grateful for your ability to fog up a mirror, that's still pretty nice.
 
In humbled service above self,
 
Kathleen
 
 
Kathleen Saltmarsh-Voss
Rotary of Colorado Springs President-Elect
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Bill Rhea
September 2
 
Maile Foster
September 2
 
Donna Nelson
September 3
 
Nesto Fernandez
September 3
 
Tom Gonzalez
September 5
 
Alicia Apple
September 7
 
Susan Littlejohn
September 10
 
David Brockway
September 17
 
Sky Foerster
September 20
 
Vance Valades
September 20
 
Alice Haas
September 21
 
Carol Bach
September 21
 
Ron Rubin
September 21
 
Curt Ormond
September 23
 
Tuck Aikin
September 24
 
Join Date
Kevin Stevenson
September 1, 2005
15 years
 
Jack Kinney
September 3, 1999
21 years
 
Michael Haas
September 5, 2008
12 years
 
George Reed
September 12, 2002
18 years
 
Kent Felice
September 13, 2019
1 year
 
Randy Stiles
September 15, 2018
2 years
 
Cass Daley
September 22, 2016
4 years
 
Jeff Tiona
September 22, 2016
4 years
 
Greg Moore
September 27, 1991
29 years
 
Dennis Shoemaker
September 29, 1995
25 years
 
Upcoming Events
Mt Carmel Veterans Service Center - Patriot Day
Norris Penrose Upper Lot
Sep 04, 2020
6:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
Community Service Committee Meeting
Zoom
Sep 17, 2020 11:15 AM
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Wells Fargo Bank or ZOOM
Sep 23, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
 
13th Annual FLIGHT Gala
Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers
Sep 26, 2020
 
Community Service Committee Meeting
Zoom
Oct 15, 2020 11:15 AM
 
Habitat for Humanity - Home Preservation Project
Oct 21, 2020 8:30 AM –
Oct 24, 2020 4:30 PM
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Wells Fargo Bank or ZOOM
Oct 28, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
 
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