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DG CURT HARRIS' MONTHLY MESSAGE
 
DG Curt Harris welcomes the New Year
 
DG Curt recounts how clubs throughout the District helped others during the holiday season, and reminds us of upcoming events including The Future of Rotary Dinner Feb. 8 and the 2020 District Conference April 24 and 25.
 
 
 
WHAT'S HOT...
 
CHASING JOHN HEWKO...
 
FEB. 8 - FUTURE OF ROTARY DINNER & POLIO FUNDRAISER
 
 - We supported DG Curt on his 8:16:22 hour ride to end polio (finishing #1,739 out of 1,943).
 - John Hewko finished in 5:06:33 and placed #442!
 
John's insights into Rotary, polio and the future are not to be missed.
 
 
Saturday, Feb. 8 - Marriott Westminster
6:00 pm - cash bar
7:00 pm - dinner & program
 
This event is formerly known as the Rotary President's Dinner.
 
 
 
THE DISTRICT IS HERE FOR YOU
 
NOMINATIONS FOR DG 2022-2023 are being accepted. CLICK HERE to learn about the qualifications.

 
PDG MAT MATSON PASSED AWAY - Mat was a member of the Conifer club, and was our 2003-2004 District Governor. CLICK HERE TO READ A WONDERFUL TRIBUTE...

 
HOW CAN WE FOSTER CONVERSATION TO BRIDGE OUR DIVIDE? According to USATODAY: “Americans are united on this: they are sick and tired of being divided.”  More than 9 out of 10 said it his important for the United States to try to reduce the divide.
 
LET’S TALK… is a program produced by the Peace Committee of Rotary District 5450.  It will teach skills and techniques enabling participants to engage in effective and meaningful  conversations.  Through this process we will deepen understanding across our differences. For more information, go to: rotaryclubofgolden.org or call 303-564-3315 

 
DO YOU HAVE A POLIO OR IMMUNIZATION STORY TO TELL?  Have you had a direct experience with a vaccine-preventable disease?  As Rotarians, our mission to eradicate the world of polio makes us important spokespersons for helping community members. READ MORE...

 
ARE YOU LISTED IN THE ONLINE BUSINESS DIRECTORY? http://rotary5450.business/ Get details HERE...


RI CONVENTION - REGISTER NOW!  June 6-10, 2020 - Honolulu, Hawaii


CLUB MEMBERSHIP & GIVING REPORT 12.10.2019 - CLICK HERE...
 
CLUB CONNECTIONS
 
FIVE POINTS ROTARY IS FEATURED IN THE JANUARY ROTARIAN MAGAZINE for their connectivity and partnership with their community. READ MORE...

 
TWO NIWOT PAST PRESIDENTS SPIN TO SUPPORT POLIO!  READ MORE...

 
Do you want your club's projects and stories listed in the monthly District Newsletter? If so, post your story on your club's website or Facebook page, and then send the link to office@rotary5450.org. Doing so will give your club more exposure - readers will see the story on your's club's site, which will let them know more about your club and members.
 
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
JANUARY BEGINS A NEW YEAR & DECADE! 
Thank you to all Rotarians who supported the Rotary International Foundation in 2019!  As we enter a new decade, still hard to believe
we are in 2020, we celebrate the wonderful work that The Rotary Foundation has accomplished through Rotarians who are inspired to
work on behalf of others around the world!
During this past year, Rotarians have identified reasons they support The Rotary Foundation.  CLICK HERE to read more...

 
DISTRICT GRANTS: Do you know you can apply for District Grants to support your Club's project? You can leverage District Grants to scale up the impact of your existing projects or to initiate new projects. What are you waiting for? Apply for a Grant today!
 
For more information, contact the District Grants Subcommittee Chair, 'Buchi Anikpezie -  grants5450@gmail.com

TRF TRIVIA: Finally, every month, we will have a little trivia and this month’s prize for the 6th email received from a District 5450 Rotarian with the answer will receive a ROTARY FUN GIFT (VALUE OF $20.00) sent to your address.
 
THE JANUARY QUESTION: As it is Rotary Vocation Theme Month, what was the second largest area of focus, The Rotary Foundation provided grants to, in the 2018 year.
 
Forward your answer, name and best mailing address to: foundation@rotary5450.org  
UPCOMING EVENTS & TRAINING
 
Click the links below to view event information...
Jan. 17-18, 2020
Learn about solutions to major issues happening today in our communities and internationally. 
 
 
Feb. 8, 2020
 
State of the State Luncheon - Hyatt Regency DTC
March 5, 2020 - Save the Date
 
 
June 6-10, 2020
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND THE DISTRICT, CLUBS & THE GLOBE!
 
Major Funding Provided By
 
Russell Hampton
ClubRunner
ClubRunner Mobile

 
Rotary District 5450 - Colorado, USA
Submit articles by the 25th of each month to: 
office@rotary5450.org