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President's Message 5-10-17
Just a hello and quick reminder for this week’s meeting.
 
District Conference was an excellent Rotary experience.
Story, photos, etc. coming in next week’s Bulletin.
 
Reminder – Board meeting this evening 6 PM at Moravian Village.
 
Please plan to attend the May 11 meeting where our speaker will be Serajuddin Elalam from Benghazi, Libya. She will speak on increasing mutual understanding across the globe as seen through the eyes of a Fulbright Scholar.
 
Sunday, May 14 is the cutoff for District Assembly Registration.
See story below. All Rotarians are encouraged to participate - go outside your box and learn more of your Rotary and what it means.
 
Ron
 
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District Training Assembly MAY 20
 
Saturday, May 20th at 8 am
Montgomery County Community College, Parkhouse Hall
340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
(Registration closes Sunday, May 14th so don't delay!)
 
Dear Rotarians,
The District 7430 Training Assembly is fast approaching. It is a chance for club officers, committee chairs and assistant governors to further develop leadership skills and refine strategies to achieve their goals for the upcoming Rotary year.  It is also GREAT for ALL Rotarians - especially newer Rotarians. Learn more about Rotary programs, increase your leadership skills and learn best practices from “seasoned” Rotarians.
District Training Assembly is also a fantastic opportunity to meet and connect with other Rotarians from throughout the District.  
Training assemblies like this are the best way to help your club be even more successful in 2017-18. Attendees will discover tips to take your Clubs to the next level. Breakout sessions are planned for:
  • Strategic Planning
  • Effective Social Media to Attract Members
  • Fundraising
  • Club Treasurer and Secretary Sessions
  • International Grants
  • Hands On Club Central Training
An information packed afternoon is planned for all Rotarians, we are confident that everyone will go home with something they can use to make your club better.
Register NOW https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rotary-d7430-district-training-assembly-tickets-33154170015 for this important event! Registration fee of $35 includes continental breakfast and lunch. 
I look forward to seeing you all at our District Training Assembly on the afternoon of Saturday May 20th 2017, so we can prepare to do “Good in our Communities” with the knowledge and skills that are provided at the District Training Assembly.
Yours in Rotary Service,
 
Rick
 
Richard C. Gromis
District Governor Elect
District 7430

 
ROTARY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCEMENT
Rotary Foundation Announcement
 
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Rotary Foundation.  The Foundation was formed in 1917 arising from Rotarian Arch Klumph’s idea to form an endowment fund dedicated to “doing good in the world”.
 
Bethlehem Morning Star has always been a supporter of Rotary Foundation.  Over the past two years, our club has been one of the few clubs within the District to achieve 100% participation, as all club members have made a contribution to the Foundation each year.
 
The Foundation Committee asks that each Rotarian consider a minimum gift of $100 to Rotary Foundation this year.  If you are unable to commit to $100, you may want to consider a contribution of $26.50 which was the original Foundation contribution. Any amount will be appreciated, and count towards 100% participation.
 
As the Rotary year ends on June 30, the Foundation Committee is asking that all contributions be made by June 1.  You can make your contribution by check or at the $2/week table when you sign in.  Checks should be made payable to “Rotary Foundation”, and given to Tom Hartzell at a weekly meeting.  Checks can also be mailed to Tom Hartzell, 1341 Biafore Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
 
If you are not sure if you have made a contribution during this Rotary year, you can check with Tom or Sue Burnett.
 
Why should you make a contribution to Rotary Foundation?  Because you are a Rotarian! 
 
Thanks to everyone in Bethlehem Morning Star for their continued support of Rotary Foundation.
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
Bethlehem Morning Star
Service Above Self
Thursdays

7:10 am Meet and Greet

7:30 Meeting Starts

Moravian Village
526 Wood Street
(Opposite Post Office)
Bethlehem, PA  18018
United States
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Meeting Responsibilities
May 11, 2017
 
Meeting Set-up & Breakdown
 
Greeter
Kolepp, Janet
 
Sergeant-at-Arms
Hartzell, Tom
 
$2/week
 
50/50
Milet, Lynn
 
Invocation
Macri, Butch
 
Introductions
Hunter, Bill
 
Upcoming Events
Dist. 7430 Rotary Foundation Century Gala Celebr.
Pine Crest Country Club
Mar 11, 2017
 
Outreach Food Project - Area 2 Clubs
Mar 11, 2017
 
Board Meeting at Moravian Village
Mar 15, 2017 6:00 PM
 
MSR Dinner at Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering
Church of the Nativity
Mar 16, 2017
 
Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI)
Delaware County College
Apr 01, 2017
 
Board Meeting at Moravian Village
Apr 12, 2017
 
Regional Four Way Test Speech Contest
Apr 22, 2017
 
SPAGHETTI DINNER
Apr 28, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
District 7430 Conference
Eden Resort
May 05, 2017 – May 07, 2017
 
Speakers
May 11, 2017
Increasing mutual understanding across the globe as seen through the eyes of a Fulbright Scholar
May 18, 2017
The Greater Valley YMCA
May 25, 2017
Classification Talk
Jun 01, 2017
Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar
Jun 08, 2017
Classification Talk
Jun 15, 2017
My exchange year in the US
Jun 22, 2017
An introduction to the Agency
Jun 29, 2017
Changeover Meeting
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Links
Links
Morning Star Rotary's Home Page
Rotary District 7430
Rotary International
Russell Hampton
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