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The Monocacy Farm Project
Come join us for a special presentation on Thursday, the 28th!
 
Amy Baringer and Bob Drake will speak about the Monocacy Farm Project, which uses land at the Sisters of St. Francis School on Bridle Path Road.
The Project is a community education effort that models stewardship and sustainability of the land and serves the needs of the poor.
 
Our own Shawn Dieter has been active in the Project. Come hear about what’s happening now at this historic and venerable Bethlehem institution.
REGISTRATION OUTREACH FOOD PROJECT 
Dear Rotarians, Family, Friends and other Volunteers,
 
Help prepare over 40,000 meals for the less fortunate members of our area communities by participating in this high impact project on Sat. March 9th.  The event will be held at the Moravian College Haupert Student Union Bldg at 1119 Monocacy St. and West Locust St., (the same bldg. as last year).  Signup/registration can be easily done by clicking on the link below.  Club members can simply pick your shift(s) one at a time, click "Myself", add your cell #, Save, and you're done!
 
For "Future Rotarians ;-)" signup requires entering the volunteer's name, etc. and checking an email disclaimer box.
 
 
A paper signup sheet will also be available at this week's Thursday AM meeting, but if you're not going to be there this week please sign up electronically since Sat. March 9th is rapidly approaching and we need participation commitment ASAP.  Many hands make light work!
 
Wear your stylish Rotarian At Work shirt and make the other volunteer's jealous - they can have one too if they join their local club, right?
 
Questions can be handled by either Ron Searfoss (rsearfos@ptd.net; 610-504-1460) or myself.
 
Thanks!
 
John Oesmann
Cell 973-479-3146
 
This service opportunity project is open to all who share the Inspiration of SERVICE ABOVE SELF! 
What better way to get "hands on" and learn about Rotary while helping our communities.
 
 
 
 
President's Message 2-27-19
An Invitation
 
On Thursday April 11, 2019 we have been invited to participate with Lehigh University/United Nations Partnership and the International Labour Organization (ILO), and attend the "Equitable and Sustainable Future of Work" conference at Lehigh University. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ILO, this major UN conference will feature presentations by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Economist, the Executive Director of the ILO North America, and the PA Secretary of Labor & Industry, among many other dignitaries.  For more information on the conference, and to register, click here:  https://global.lehigh.edu/un-partnership/future-work-conference The $25 registration fee covers conference admission, a light breakfast. lunch and the reception at the National Museum of Industrial History at the end of the day.  This event will replace our regular weekly meeting.  So, mark your calendars, invite your colleagues and friends to attend this unique opportunity. 
 
Yours in Rotary Service,
Plan-it Janet
"Rotary Connects the World!"
 
MSR 4 ACES 50/50  NEW TOTAL $342
"Costumes for a Cause" Important Info
Your $50 ticket for celebrating the FUN in fundraising at the Foundation Gala "Costumes for a Cause," on March 23, 2019 includes dinner (choice of chicken, beef or vegetarian) and dancing. There will be opportunity to bid on silent auction baskets and participate in the 50/50 raffle.  Cash bar too!
 
Why costumes?  What a great way to show your "inner Rotarian!"  Be creative and have fun expressing your passion for Rotary. Not "into" wearing a costume - why not wear some Rotary "swag?" Or, do you like to dress up for Rotary events? Wear your tuxedos and tiaras. 
 
If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to email, text or call DGN Janet (484-241-1252.)
 
Make your reservation now (here!)
UPCOMING EVENTS
The Upcoming Events as presented on the Bulletin is limited to approximately a 60 day window. If you go to the Morning Star Website, you will see the current full list of over 13 events covering all the way through the District Governor Changeover on June 24. There is a mixture of Morning Star, Area 2 and District events we are fully engaged in one way or another. It also is included in the Downloads section. This also gives an easy reference below.
 
 
MORNING STAR WEATHER POLICY

IF the Bethlehem Area School District (BASDCLOSES schools,

then the Morning Star Rotary meeting is CANCELLED.

If BASD just DELAYS school opening, our meeting will be HELD AS USUAL.

Meeting Responsibilities
Meetings Set-up & Breakdown
Aronson, Marianne
 
Greeter
Conn, Sarabel
 
$2/week
Burnett, Susan
 
Sergeant-at-Arms
Metzler, Robin C.
 
Introductions
Elliott, Dee
 
Invocation
Helmuth, Ron
 
50/50
Conn, Rodney
 
Feb 28, 2019
 
Feb 28, 2019
 
Upcoming Events
DICTIONARY PROJECT
Jan 01, 2019 – Feb 28, 2019
 
AREA 2 OUTREACH FOOD PROJECT 2019
Haupert Union Moravian College
Mar 09, 2019
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
BETHLEHEM EMERGENCY SHELTER VOLUNTEERS
Mar 12, 2019 5:00 PM –
Mar 13, 2019 7:00 AM
 
FOUNDATION GALA "COSTUMES FOR A CAUSE"
Mar 23, 2019
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
 
ROTARY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Mar 30, 2019
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
 
MSR ROAD TRIP UN DAY @ LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
Apr 11, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
 
Speakers
Feb 28, 2019 7:30 AM
Amy Baringer and Bob Drake
Mar 07, 2019 5:30 PM
Rotary Means Business
Mar 14, 2019 7:30 AM
Godfrey Daniels
Mar 21, 2019 7:30 AM
Kolbe Academy
Mar 28, 2019 7:30 AM
My Life as a Hooker -- Lessons Learned from Playing Rugby
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Links
Rotary Links
Rotary District 7430
Rotary International
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
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