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Welcome to our Club
Columbus Noon

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
HyVee Clubroom Upstairs
3010 23rd Street
Columbus, NE 68601
United States of America
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Chris Markham has arranged a tour of the new Pillen Family Farms Building at 11:30 on Tuesday, October 5th.  Please arrive by 11:30 for the tour.  After the tour members can gather at Big Apple Bagel for lunch, as there will not be a meal provided.  The building is located north of the hospital with an official address of 4438 Old Mill Court. Hope to see you there
 
The September 2021 Board meeting will be the 2nd Tuesday, September 14th, after the membership meeting.  This can be used for a makeup for a missed meeting the week before or after this meeting. 
 
 

                                      The Program Committee for the next several months follows. 
                                          The first person listed is the Chairperson for the month.

August 2021September 2021October 2021
Ruth LindAaron ProkopecCarol Keller
Bob TrautweinNeal ValorzPaul Schumacher
Aaron PlasDavid BellChris Markham
Rob CruiseGayle WurdemanAnne Kinnison
Jamie Snyder  

                                      The Program Committee for the next several months follows. 
                                          The first person listed is the Chairperson for the month.

December 2021January 2021
Cecil JonesAaron Plas
Bob StachuraRob Cruise
John LandersJamie Snyder
Don DreesenRuth Lind
  
It is time to pay your dues for next year.  Please remit as soon as possible, prior to June 23rd, so we can have a good count on our members.  See you dues bill for more information.
On June 22nd we will eat at the Family Resource Center and then proceed to a tour of the new apartments located in the building.  We need a good count of who is going to eat at the Family Resource Center.  Please sign up at our Tuesday meeting or reply to this newsletter and we will get you on the list.
Rich Snyder has made arrangements with Neil Cranes of the Morning Club for a joint social evening on June 29th.  We will meet at 5:30 in the Fireside Room at Dusters.  Please make a reservation for this meeting for you and your significant other.  You can make a reservation by signing up at our meetings or by replying to this newsletter.
We are meeting on Tuesdays at noon at Hy-Vee in Columbus.  Hope to see you there.

                                      The Program Committee for the next several months follows. 
                                          The first person listed is the Chairperson for the month.

 
June 2021
 July 2021 
August 2021
 Richard Snyder Don Dreesen Ruth Lind
 Bob Berggren Cecil Jones Bob Trautwein
 Joe Steffensmeier Bob Stachura Aaron Plas
 Pat Heimes John Landers Rob Cruise
 Lon Jochens   Jamie Snyder
Meetings are Wednesday, at noon, located at Federated Church, 2704 15th Street.
 
Please call, text or email John Landers for a reservation by noon on Monday.  His telephone number is 361-779-5118 and his email is john.landers@sbcglobal.net.  The cost of the meal for lunch is $15.  
 
  
Below is the schedule for the two month trial period of a combined Columbus Rotary Club:
  • Wednesday March  3 was 6:50am @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday March  10 @ 12Noon @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday March  17 @ 6:50am @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday March  24 @ 12Noon @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday March  31 5-7pm @Cork and Barrel, This is a Business After Hours party.  Come anytime, bring your spouse or significant other.  Plan to come and bring your suggestions for upcoming club events and speakers.  
  • Wednesday April  7 @ 6:50am @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday April  14 @ 12Noon @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday April  21 @ 6:50am @ Federated Church
  • Wednesday April  28 @ 12Noon @ Federated Church
After the last April meeting, each of the clubs will have a vote of their members to help decide how to proceed going forward, whether to merge the clubs and determine day & time of future meetings, or to stay 2 separate clubs.
Carol Keller is asking each member to send a card to a shut in for Thanksgiving for a November service project.  This time of year can be difficult and is more difficult this year due to COVID-19 and we thought this would be a good way to provide a little cheer. 
 Please take your turn to be the greeter or give the invocation.
 Mark these dates on your calendar.
DateGreeterInvocation
Dec 7Jamie SnyderPaul Schumacher
Dec 14Richard SnyderJamie Snyder
Dec 21No MeetingNo Meeting
Dec 28No MeetingNo Meeting
Jan 4Robert StachuraRichard Snyder
Jan 11Joe SteffensmeierRobert Stachura
The December 2021 Board meeting will be the 2ndrd Tuesday, December 14th, after the membership meeting.  This can be used for a makeup for a missed meeting the week before or after this meeting. 
 
 

                                      The Program Committee for the next several months follows. 
                                          The first person listed is the Chairperson for the month.

November 2020 
December 2020
 January 2020
David Bell Chris Markham Pat Heimes
Gale Wurdeman Carol Keller Cecil Jones
Neal Valorz Anne Kinnison Bob Berggren
Aaron Prokupec Paul Schumacher Joe Steffensmeier
  Richard Snyder  
Chuck Sepers from the East Central District Health Department will be our program this week.  He will tell us about his job as Chief Public Health Officer and COVID-19.
Please bring cash or any school supplies to the August 3rd Rotary meeting this week for Project Pencils.
Roxy Orr from Omaha Suburban has arranged a Zoom meeting from Germany with Rotary International President Holger Knaack on August 6, 2020 at noon. She sent the information to our members on July 30th.  If you don't have the information, please contact me and I will forward it to you.  
 
 
Effective August 4th, we are back to meeting at Hy-Vee.  See you there.
Brenda Blatchford spoke to us about the upcoming Nebraska Cattlemen's Ball that will be held in Columbus in June 2020. The Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to raise money for cancer research.  https://cattlemensball.com/ is their website where tickets can be purchased.  Brenda's phone number is 402-910-5198 or email brendab04@live.com for more information or to volunteer to assist with this community project.
Richard Snyder has made arrangements with Kim and Marv Konz to take each members photograph at the Tuesday, January 7, 2020 noon meeting.  This photo will be included in our upcoming edition of Rotary Who's Who in Columbus Noon Rotary.  This Konz's have agreed to to this service for our club at no cost.  If possible, please come a little early, so this process goes a smoothly as possible.  Please mark January 7, 2020 on your calendar and let's try to have 100% attendance.  
Don't forget to add the Members and Maybes Mixer to your calendar for Wednesday July 10th at Richard Snyder's house.  We will gather at 5:30 with the meal being catered for a cost of $12.  Please bring a lawn chair and enjoy this end of year gathering.  
Paul asked me to pass the word to fellow Rotarians about his absence from our meetings.   "Since February, I've been in NYC at Cornell U's Med center where Michele is undergoing treatment for Stage IV colon cancer and complications that went undetected in Columbus."  Please keep Michele, Paul and his daughters in your prayers.  
Loup d' Loup bike ride is going to be June 15th.  President Neal Valorz has asked that members review their calendars before this weeks meeting and come prepared to volunteer to help with this important fund raiser.  www.loupdloup.com is our website for more information.
The invitations to the 100th Anniversary of Columbus Noon Rotary on March 26th have been sent.  Club members can sign up for the celebration at our Tuesday meetings and choose either beef or chicken for their meals.  Checks for $35 each can be made out to Columbus Noon Rotary and given to Anne Kinnison.    
 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
Club President
Immediate Past Club President
Club Secretary
Club Treasurer
Club Foundation Chair - TRF
Club Membership Chair
Club Public Image
Club Polio Chair

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