Greetings Everyone,
Sorry if you missed it!  We covered everything from speed dating, to culinary learning  to a nude exhibit at the Union gallery - Rotary truly is the place to be on a Wednesday for lunch.  

We had a great presentation by Laura Marlane, Director of the Omaha Public Library, on the amazing things going on there.  They have databases available for tutoring on a whole range of subjects, E books, Audio books, online reservations for books, and an incredible music library at your fingertips.  There is free member use of computers and internet access and reading help available.  The library has Zoo passes, Children's museum passes, and Fontenelle Forest passes available, and even toys available to check out with your library card.  Brad vonGillern. was glad to learn they have even set up an amnesty program for late fees on books.  Who knew the library was such a happening place these days? A new branch is planned for 210th and Q coming soon.  If you haven't been there, go check out the library, it's not the same as when you were a kid. 
Thanks to Cella for another interesting and informative program.
 
We are working hard on the engagement challenge for 2018 encouraging engagement in 6 areas.
  1. Help at Meetings – be a greeter or invocator at least 3 times.
  2. Participate in at least 2 approved service projects.
  3. Network – Attend at least 2 club social events.
  4. Join and be active in at least 2 club committees.
  5. Get the word out – invite at least 2 guests (prospective members).
  6. Resources – Make a donation in any amount to the Club Service fund and our Downtown Rotary foundation
Let's get engaged and make a difference in our world.  Don't forget to sign up for the social at the Union going on next week.  It will be great, and you get engagement credit for attending.

Have a Great week.
Brad
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