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Redding East Rotary is a volunteer service organization whose members donate their time and resources to help others in the community and throughout the world. We meet Wednesday at Noon at Riverview Country Club. Please join us to find out more about Rotary and our club.
 
Meetings: Wednesdays - Noon - Riverview Country Club - 4200 Bechelli Lane, Redding


It's March!
 
Can you believe it's already March and we been on this strange and crazy merry-go-round for almost a year?  Hats off to our fearless leader Chris Haedrich for making the year of Zoom Rotary a success and to all the great team leaders, program providers and speakers we have had so far. March is looking like another good month of presentations.
 
March 3 - Team 9, Captain Joe Chimenti: Michael Burke will speak to us about Pathways to Hope for Children.
 
March 10 - Team 1, Captain Theresa Muth: Lesha Shaefer will share Pathways to Housing
 
March 17 - Team 2, Captain Bev Stupek: Meet at the Sundial Bridge to enjoy some fresh air and then mosey over to Mosaic
 
March 24 - Team 3, Captain Patrick Wallner: They are working on something GREAT!
 
March 31 - Team 4, Denise Yergenson: DARK - NO MEETING!
 


 
Good morning Redding East Rotary,
 
Day 4 catching up with the weekly meeting +1, giving you plenty of opportunities to earn points to avoid the dreaded FULL DAY wearing a jockey costume:
 
The +1 for September 30th was an app – Felt and/or Handwrytten (https://www.feltapp.com/ and https://www.handwrytten.com/)
  • Just in time for holiday thank you notes (and profound letters of appreciation to your Rotary President) the +1 this week was the Felt app or Handwrytten app, which both allow you to create cards, thank you notes and letters from your smart phone, tablet or computer and customize them with photos directly from your phone.  I’ve found these apps to be very user friendly and they can be automated as well, so there is no excuse not to write a thank you note any longer (which I’m terrible at doing).  Check it out and let me know if you have any trouble or if you have a better app you like to use.
 
Points: Send a card or note to a fellow club member and I’ll give you 400 points
 
All the best,
 
Chris Haedrich
Your Rotary Prez


 
Good morning Redding East Rotary,
 
Day 3 of catching up with the weekly +1 to give you more opportunities to earn points:
 
The +1 for September 9th was another book – “How to Change Your Mind” by Michael Pollan (https://www.amazon.com/Change-Your-Mind-Consciousness-Transcendence/dp/1594204225)
  • I was surprised how many of you read the last book, “The Boys in the Boat”, well done!  While that book was historical non-fiction, this next book is predominantly about current research into the new science of psychedelics and their use to treat addiction, depression, PTSD, and fear of death, to name a few.  Everyone at some point, whether personally or with family and friends, has experience with depression, addiction, fear of death, etc.  This book helps explain why the State of Oregon legalized the use of psychedelics, why the City of Oakland legalized the use of psilocybin, and why most future therapist and counselors will likely include these treatments.  I know most of you remember Timothy Leary being describe by President Nixon as “The most dangerous man in America”, so I expect you may think I’m crazy for this one (my Dad did); but if the summary of this book gives you pause, all the more reason you should read it.
 
Points: Let me know if you read this book and I’ll give you 500 points
 
All the best,
 
Chris Haedrich
Your Crazy President