Longmont  Rotary Club
September 6, 2022
Longmont Rotary
Service Above Self
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
First Lutheran Church
803 3rd Avenue
Longmont, CO 80501
United States of America
All our meetings are in-person and a buffet meal is provided. Lunch is served at 12pm. The actual meeting starts at 12:30 and ends at 1:30 pm.
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Our program on September 13th will be a presentation by Rotarian, Michelle Rahm, talking about Little Gems of Madagascar   
Guests are Welcome!
Lunch is served at 12noon and the club meeting begins at 12:30pm (we adjourn at 1:30pm) 
A Successful Year with Peach Sales!

Chris McVay reported that we sold 150 boxes of peaches this year, which should provide our club with about $3K in fundraising dollars to use for community service projects. 

Congratulations and thank you to Chris for heading up this project!!.


Program: Cold Case Homicide & Missing Persons

Mr. Robert M. Wells curren;ty serves on the Governors Appointment to the Colorado Cold Case Oversight Task Force. He reported the following grim statistics.  As of September 2021, in Coloreado, there are 1,351 unresolved homicides, 408 missing persons and 88  unidentified remains, (since 1970).

In 2007, the Governor signed into legislation House Bill 07-1 272, requiring Colorado to formulate a Cold Case Task Force.  It was the first state in the nation to put together a data base of unsolved homicides and missing persons.  This Task Force is statutorily responsible for reviewing general cold case homicide investigations, tactics and practices and making best practice recommendations. This sixteen-member team is required to meet at least four times each year.

A cold case is defined as an unsolved homicide of over three years. When the case hits that 3 year mark, it automatically goes into the state database.  Mr. Wells spoke about his participation in the “Parents of Murdered Children” conference. Annually parents gather to support one another, some families with a    murder conviction for the death of their child, some with no resolution. 

FOHVAMP (families of homicide victims and missing persons) is a Colorado nonprofit organization working to find, support and empower family members and friends suffering from a loved one's unresolved murder or long-time, suspicious disappearance.

On a national level, since 1970, there are over a quarter of a million unresolved US homicides.  

On August 3, 2022, the US President signed into law, The Homicide Victims Rights Act. The bill is very similar to Colorado’s Cold Case statute.  It is our hope that this can further expand data and aid in investigatory action.  When a child is murdered it is simply horrific, but when the case has no criminal resolution, it adds to a parent’s grief.  It is our hope that these state and national efforts will bring criminals to justice and support families who grieve the loss of their children through murder.

And the STAR Award goes to.....?
Congratulations to Al Carr on receiving this week's Rotary Club STAR Award.  Debbie Setlock presented the award to him, thanking Dr. Carr for sharing the many stories of our club's 103 year history and his willingness to serve in any needed capacity.  
Woohoomanity Club Fundraiser   
Longmont Rotary is participating in this Rotary District fundraiser, raising funds for our club. Curtis and Rose signed up to be volunteers for the event, held on Saturday, September 24th in Denver.  Longmont Rotary is raising funds for our club projects, with 50% going to The Veterans Community Project, building tiny homes in Longmont. Sue Bolton and Debbie Setlock are cycling in the event.  Would you consider donating to support their efforts?  
Click on this LINK to help.  You can also go to the club website to sign up to volunteer or donate.  
President's Message
Wein-Pin Yeh
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Welcome to Longmont Rotary!
Since 1919, Longmont Rotary has served this community through service projects such as winter coat drives, bell-ringing for the Salvation Army, etc.

“Rotary is a global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.”
Our club, community, nation, and world need each one of us more than ever. I invite you to be a guest of our club by attending one of our meetings, enjoying our fellowship, and finding out how we can make our community, nation, and the world a better place.

Together, we will make a difference!

Wein-Pin Yeh
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Program Speakers
Sep 13, 2022
Little Gems of Madagascar
Sep 20, 2022
Sculping for Surgeons
Sep 27, 2022
SVVSD Education Foundation
Oct 04, 2022
Longmont Rotary Non-Profit Day Out
Oct 11, 2022
Experiences as a Military Pilot in the Middle East
Oct 18, 2022
Criminal Justice Reform
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Rotary Years of  Service September 
Josephsohn, Ralph  Sept 1   51 Yrs. 
Liu, Rita              Sept 2nd      8 Yrs.  
Coats, Fred         Sept 5th        44 Yrs
Baum, Bryan      Sept 6th       39 Yrs. 
Bernett, Tracey   Sept 16th    14 Yrs.
McMurry, Jeff    Sept 23rd     1 Year
Tyson, Charlotte  Sept 25th   15 Yrs. 
Yeh, Wein-Pin     Sept 26th     5 Yrs. 
Graham, Tim      Sept 28th      1 Year
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