Bulletin Editor
Lynn Wood
Todays Meeting
-Happy birthday to Tammy Fanning and Elissa Russell today 10/19, Tami Kellerman  on 10/23, Nathan Burkhart  and Bill Hesser on10/24!
-If you would like to attend our monthly Board Meeting on Wednesday 10.21, reach out to Randy for the meeting link. All members are welcome.
-Winners of the first Chili Cook-off at Sammy’s Hilltop were Patty Hernandez (1st place) , Cassie Everhart (2nd place), and Sue Boettcher (3rd place).  Red pepper trophies were awarded along with a traveling trophy.   Thanks to Cassie Everhart for organizing this event.     
-World Polio Day is October 24. JNR is doing a virtual fund raiser to help End Polio Now- we are close to realizing our dream of a polio-free world! Our Club goal is raise $4,000 this month with a Facebook fundraiser. Heather has created a donation option on our FB page, and you can share the donation link with your friends. Our goal is to match the $4000 we raised last year through our Packer Polio party. Listen to the Zoom video for more inspiration from Heather!
-Patty is looking for members to 'host' our Student of the Month in November. Reach out to her to learn more about how this is being done virtually.
-October is Vocation month in Rotary. We cannot do our customary site tour of member businesses. However, Steve S is encouraging everyone to send him a 2 minute video spotlighting your business and it will be posted on social media.
-Remember to email Derek Wickhem on Wednesday before the next Monday meeting if you want to order a meal at RBG after our meeting.
- Our Students of the Month that spoke today are:  Todd Myers, Ellen Toberman, and Talia Vanevenhoven.  Congratulations to these students!

 Santo Carfora is a private consultant in human relations and diversity training for schools and businesses. A native of Long Island, New York, he taught social studies for 34 years. He retired from the classroom in 2003 and founded S&J Consulting, LLC.
Santo shared his initial impressions of Janesville (a diversity desert!) when he first arrived here, and condensed his diversity training workshop into our time frame to give us all a different lens to look through. I highly recommend listening to Santo in our meeting link to gain insight into marginalization in our society and ways we can improve diversity in our community and membership. "Inaction is a form of acceptance."
If you've never seen the Denmark in a Box video, it shows how we are all 'we'. 
He also shared a video from Franchesca Ramsey on 5 tips on being an Ally: 
Area Makeup Opportunities
Club Name Meeting Time Meeting Date Location
Beloit 12:10PM Tuesday RotaryRiver Center, 1220 Riverside Dr
Edgerton Noon Tuesday Culvers- 571 E Richardson Springs Rd (Newville)
Whitewater Noon Tuesday 841 Brewhouse- 841 Milwaukee St, Whitewater
Jefferson Noon 1&2nd Wednesday Fort Community Credit Union, 100 North Main St
Stoughton Noon Wednesday Stoughton VFW Hall, 200 Veterans Road
Janesville Morning 6:45 AM Thursday Rotary Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive

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