Newberg Noon Rotary Club Newsletter for June 26, 2019
GREETER today was always-smiling Angel Aguilar….doing very well for a novice in the position!
Where is our INSPIRATIONAL 2018-2019 Club President, Om? OH!…There she is…not really “backing” out…but rather showing off with pride her shirt with her special “Be The INSPIRATION” logo on the back. Dr. Stan Kern led us in the PLEDGE….
Guests: Destiny Johnston [host/Shannon B.]; Zora Stephens [host: Matt Stephens]; Brandy Penner [host: Shannon B.]; Susan Brown [host: Michael Pollock]; Gabi Quinteros & Chloe Wilkinson [both are Client Relationship Assistants for Om…and have happily helped with the Auction and other Rotary stuff for their boss]; Jameson [host Aaron Lewis].
Visiting Newberg Early Bird Rotarians: Ken Austin III, & Kari Fahrenkopf [last meeting of her Rotary Club President year!].
City of Newberg announcement: Last Survey/Action Plan…a NewBERG Community Vision..take it today at: http://bit.ly/anewberg3
Jeff Lane/Pancake Breakfast…SELL! – SELL! – SELL! The $$ we get from pre-event sales all goes into OUR club’s coffers!
We need your HELP! Please click on the link below to sign up to help at our Rotary Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, July 27th and Sunday, July 28th at Memorial Park. https://signupschedule.com/noonrotary
Please send your best wishes to fellow Rotarian Curt Walker who was recently ill. Curt is now in good spirits and doing fine. Every year, Curt volunteers to be the Pancake Ticket Sales Chair. We can help Curt during his recuperation by purchasing or selling Rotary Pancake Breakfast tickets!
Please email Curt at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the number of Adult and Child tickets. Adult Tickets: $7.00 each; Child Ticket (Ages 5-10): $4.00 each
AND……Denise Bacon is now home from her brief stay at the “large gray hotel” in SW Portland—Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Please send your good wishes for Denise’s speedy recovery to: Denise at email@example.com.
Om was recognized/thanked for her 5 years in Newberg Noon Rotary…
Spike Sumner…said all major Pancake Breakfast sponsors are taken care of…but now we need to sell table sponsorships!
Today’s DUCK MANAGER Patrick Bancke collected $195 toward Polio Eradication…to be sent to The Rotary Foundation [TRF] a.s.a.p. to be credited in this fiscal Rotary Year.
Early Bird Rotarian Ken Austin III said a few words about A-dec’s involvement with the Rota-Dent program and presented to Spike Sumner a check for $60K to our Foundation! He said the contribution amount is tied to sales, and sales have picked up! That’s the way it works, folks! Thanks, Fellow Rotarian, Ken!
Outgoing Club President Om provided each table with a summary of “Highlight Accomplishments” during her year handling the Noon Rotary Club’s gavel. She covered the points in detail with a slide show:
Club Operations: 2018-2019 Budget continues with strong fund balances; $4364.95/Pancake Breakfast; $1,4523.22/July-May 3rd Week Polio/Duck contributions; $88,000/45th Annual Auction; $60,000/Rota-Dent.
Beneficiaries: $46,000/Newberg & St. Paul H.S. scholarships; 2 RYLA candidates; Mt. View M.S. Resource Room; NHS Interactors coordinated Health & School supplies to girls’ school in Uganda; Tree planting in Newberg; Mental Wellness Week; Nepal EMT Training; Scouts Troop 9265; Peace Builders; etc.
Club Strengths: 7 new Rotarians & 1 new Friend of Rotary; Memorandum of Understanding with Early Bird Rotary; District 5100’s strongest Interact Club [28 members] and world’s first Peace Building Interact Club; each Senior Interactor wore a special BLUE SASH at graduation; Looking at ROTARACT community or school-based for Newberg; FUN & BONDING within club w/ EXCELLENT TEAMWORK.
“Thank you for ‘Being the Inspiration’. It is an honor and a privilege to serve you all. Yours in Rotary, Om Sukheenai, President 2018-2019.”
Today’s program: David McNamee, Ph.D./Newberg “CHAOS – Servant Leadership in Afghanistan”
…Newberg Early Bird Fellow Rotarian Dr. McNamee’s opening statement about CHAOS led us right into his fascinating accounts…with supportive photos… of his Executive Leadership Training/Development efforts in Afghanistan.…Quoting Dr. Dave,