banner
Bulletin Editor
Lynn Wood
Stories
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!
 
 
 
 
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Az1aSRVZVtn5D_bKLPtwoHkaja0RqmDa/view
 
 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. https://consultsj.com/
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: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Read more...
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

Please register with their club and bring receipt to provide to our secretary for credit.

RSS Feed

Here’s why these organizations and their Rotary club partners are supporting local women’s entrepreneurship with financial literacy, small business loans, and one-on-one advisors.

 

This Bahamian Rotarian has been a whirlwind of energy since he began volunteering in high school.

 

Alleviating an environmental crisis in MongoliaRotary Peace Fellow builds consensus among goat herders to help them earn a decent wage, protect

 

For love of alma materWhen Rotary Scholar Chen Lin learned Kobe University in Japan was facing a COVID-19 related mask shortage, he united other alumni to

 

Using cross-cultural skills to protect public healthRotary Peace Fellow leads teams that screen travelers in Taiwan to prevent the spread of