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Longmont  Rotary Club
August 23, 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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Join Us This Tuesday!!
Our program on August 30th will be Boulder District Attorney, Michael Dougherty, talking about crime statistics and the future of the Justice System.    
 
Guests are Welcome!
Lunch is served at 12noon and the club meeting begins at 12:30pm (we adjourn at 1:30pm) 
 
 
Program: Taiwan and the United States

Director General Huang provided an interesting and relevant talk about the important relationship between Taiwan and the United States, touching on the growing threat of China to peace in the Indo-Pacific region, particularly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taiwan.   Mr. Huang also talked about the stereotypes or misunderstandings about Taiwan.  Taiwan is a cosmopolitan country with diverse ethnic background.  The country is small, referencing that Colorado is 7.5 times larger than Taiwan with a population of 23.5 million people. (Colorado's population is 5.7 million).  It’s a crowded and competitive society.  In order to excel in Taiwan, you have to study hard.  On the other hand, the Taiwanese are a very happy people.  Our suicide rate is low. Taiwan is more sub-tropical geographically and the attitude of its people are more like South Pacific Islanders than other east Asian islanders.   Mr. Huang went on to address trade relations with the US, technological cooperation and supply chain challenges.  To hear the entire program presentation, click on the link below. 

 
Click on the link below to view the live Zoom recording of the program.  (The link will be available for about 20 days. Downloading the video to your device will same it indefinitely) 
Pick-up Peaches this Tuesday, the 30th
Make plans to pick up your peaches this Tuesday, August 30th at High Plains Bank, between 5-7pm.  600 Kimbark Street in Longmont. It's an easy drive-through experience. Cash or check payable to Longmont Rotary Club will complete the transaction!   
Check Presentation-Therapeutic Riding Center
Karen Hicks presented a check to Karen Berggren from the Therapeutic Riding Center in the amount of $527.00. This donation was made possible through our Fishbowl proceeds and the Longmont Charity Fund. 
And the STAR Award goes to.....?
Congratulations to Rose Crispin on receiving this week's Rotary Club STAR Award.  Andres Puky presented the award to Rose, emphasizing her dedication to our club, serving in so MANY capacities. Next week Rose will have the opportunity to present the STAR Award to another club Rotarian. The STAR Award is a way to recognize and learn about club members and the ways in which they serve.    
Club Photos from Unity in the Community
   
Our club was well represented at the Unity in Community Event.  Our booth was busy thanks to the face painting, compliments of Krystal Vargas and the Bead for Life jewelry we made available to the public.  
  
 
 
 
 
Whoohoomanity Bike Race 
Longmont Rotary is participating in this Rotary District fundraiser, raising funds for our club. Held September 24th in Denver, this event offers the opportunity to participate by cycling or volunteering on the day of the event. The Longmont Club is raising funds by sponsoring our cyclists (so far Sue Bolton and Debbie Setlock), by donating funds to our club for local club service projects. More details to follow.
 
President's Message
Wein-Pin Yeh
member photo
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
 
Our peaches are on the way to Longmont!  If you didn't order any, no worries, we ordered extra! Drop by the pickup location at High Plains Bank (600 Kimbark) this Tuesday, August 30th,  between 5-7pm.  Price for a 18 lb box is $45 or $25 for a 9 lb half-box.   
Proceeds benefit local Rotary Club projects in Longmont.  Payments can be made with Cash or check, payable to Longmont Rotary Club. 
 
The August Fishbowl
 
Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center Logo
 
Program Speakers
Aug 30, 2022
Crime Statistics & the Future of the Justice System
Sep 06, 2022
Missing Persons, Homicides, Cold Cases
Sep 13, 2022
Little Gems of Madagascar
Sep 20, 2022
Membership Matters Part 2
Sep 27, 2022
SVVSD Education Foundation
Oct 04, 2022
Longmont Rotary Non-Profit Day Out
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Rotary Years of  Service August
 
Richards, Dick  Aug 6th    53 Yrs. 
 
Lawson, Lee      Aug 12       41 Yrs.
    
Connelly, Sue    Aug 17        18 Yrs. 
 
Redmond, Tom  Aug 17     23 Yrs. 
 
Stoehr, Amy      Aug 19       14 Yrs. 
 
Hellbaum, Bruce  Aug 23    6 Yrs. 
 
Tamm, George     Aug 27     9 Yrs. 
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President
 
Co-President Elect
 
Co-President Elect
 
Past President
 
Treasurer
 
Secretary
 
PR and Communications
 
Membership
 
Satellite Director
 
Local Service
 
Vocational Service
 
International Services
 
Foundation
 
Youth Services
 
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