The Rotary meeting this evening featured presenter Christa Yoakum, Coordinator of the Nebraska Is Home organization.  Ms. Yoakum works with immigrants in communities across Nebraska.  Segments of the film, “Quilted Conscience”, which was filmed in Grand Island, were played, along with discussion.  This film dealt with Grand Island residents working alongside Sudanese refugees to make quilts.  It illustrated the bond that was developed between the two groups.  Ms. Yoakum commented on what a large impact our club made as we partnered with Columbus and Schuyler in assisting immigrants in helping to fund their naturalization process.

The next  Rotary meeting will take place on October 14 at noon.  The speaker will be Sarah Dittmer of the Norfolk Schools Foundation.

Submitted by:

John Schmitt, Secretary

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