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This week, Friday May 13th, our Rotary meeting will be at Racine Country Club at 7:00 AM. Greeter will be Bob Running with Kristine Evans, fine will be Steve Donovan (for Peter Schumacher) and thought will be John Crimmings. Our speaker will be Cari Greving from the Village of Mt. Pleasant Tourism group. Please note that this weeks meeting at RCC will be in the "Grill Room"



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Last week at Rotary: By Daniel Oakes

Rotary 5/6

Greeter Tom M and Austin
  • Many Guests from the CDS Project
60 Second Rotarian - Tom Meredith (0:42)
  • $1 if you have every kept a secret
  • $2 if you have let a secret leak
  • Postal Carrier Food sort May 14th (Find the Sign up)
  • Next Week Meeting will be in the Grill Room (Still RCC, Just other side)
  • May 19th Meeting (Thursday) will be at 5:00 PM at the Racine County Fairgrounds
  • May 26th Meeting (Thursday) will be at 5:00 PM at the Blue Badger Restaurant Hwy 20 and I-94
  • Rotary International is looking for help for our connections in Ukraine, See Laura if you are able to help
  • Rotary Post Prom needs a couple more volunteers especially with clean up on Sunday
    • Also need seamstress help, if any one knows one or can help
Today’s Speaker - Gretchen Carlson - CDS Project of Racine Theatre Guild
  • Presentation from 7th and 8th Graders
    • DP, Alexa, McKenna, London, and Samarra
    • Presented information about the Racine Theatre Guild and the tour they received to better understand the process and operations of the Guild
    • The group was given a problem from the Racine Theatre Guild
      • “How to get more younger members into the audience?”
        • Students suggested doing more on Social Media:
          • Clips from the shows, interviews, bloopers, and more connections to the guild
        • Shows geared to the younger Audience
        • Picnic and a Play for younger attendees
        • Classes for acting and other parts of making a play (Make up, Costume, Dance)
        • Field Trips that include immersion into the behind the scenes
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    • The following picture comes to us through Steen Sanderhoff and is from Punta Gorda, Belize. This photo captures the fact that "our crayons are in good hands".

 For today’s trivia, we’ll give you a list of actors, and you have to name the character (real or fictional) they played on-screen.

  1. Alec Guinness, Ewan McGregor
  2. Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian McKellen, Robert Downey Jr.
  3. Noomi Rapace, Rooney Mara
  4. Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Robin Lord Taylor
  5. Olivia Colman, Emma Thompson, Helen Mirren

On Saturday May 14th Racine Founders Rotary will participate in the annual "Postal Food Sort". This will take place at Racine's Four Mile Post Office. Sign up times are available from 12:30-2:00 PM, 2:30-4:00PM and 4:30-6:30 PM. Contact Alicia with questions.

Trivia answer: 
  1. Obi-Wan Kenobi
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. Lisbeth Salander
  4. Penguin
  5. Queen Elizabeth II