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Club Bulletin for January 5, 2023 - Stories by Amos Meyers
Meetings & Speakers
Feb 09, 2023 7:00 AM
Hear first hand how our RYLA students benefitted and enjoyed the experience!
Feb 16, 2023 7:00 AM
Our District Grants Chair tells us about Rotary Foundation help from D5500 for service projects.
Feb 23, 2023 7:00 AM
Come help & have fun with a service project arranged by the Club Community Service Committee!
Mar 02, 2023 7:00 AM
The founder of Pawsitive Friendships tells us about this animal assisted therapy organization.
Mar 09, 2023 7:00 AM
Oro Valley Police Department
Mar 16, 2023 7:00 AM
Come help & have fun with a service project arranged by the Club Community Service Committee!
Mar 30, 2023
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Meeting Speaker Spotlight
 
Claudine Schooley was the speaker for the club’s meeting. She is a member of the E Club of One World and has helped our club directly, working with Rick Chimblo and our involvement with international projects and Rotary Intercountry Committees (ICC). Currently Claudine is the Chair of the ICC USA-Ukraine Rotary Disaster Relief for Ukraine Coalition. In the past, her efforts have delivered wheelchairs to the Ukraine for disabled orphans, soldiers, and war victims. She shared that the current situation in the Ukraine has scattered, and potentially harmed, many of the orphans that need served by the wheelchair project.
 
Disabled orphans with wheelchairs, until then carried on the backs of staff
 
 
The most impactful part of her presentation was a live Zoom contact with a friend of Claudine’s in the Ukraine, Vladimer, who share his current personal situation. One of the impacts of the war is the loss of infrastructure for utilities, including electricity. Her friend is currently looking to purchase a generator to provide a reliable source of electricty. Generators are available, but current price is $25,000 (US).
Other News
 
During Happy / Sad Dollars sharing, many members shared their positive responses for Claudine’s presentation. Plus: Rick C survived the snowfall at Pine Top;  Larry D’s son in England got engaged;  Dave S survived the Southwest Airlines meltdown and his youngest daughter is expecting his first grandchild;  Jim N wished Happy New Year, wether you “partied hardy of hardly partied”;  Amos M is glad that after 23 years into the century the computers are still working;  Peter is celebrating the first day of being a new member of the club;  Marcus E pointed out that the small things we learned about the Ukraine are very helpful to understanding what it is like to be there day-to-day;  Linda S was excited about getting to share more of the Rotary story at the BNI meeting yesterday;  Leo L found out he will be part of an Alliance for Smiles mission to Vietnam, better now than in the 70’s;  and President Steve is encouraged about the future of the club, based on increasing attendance and involvement!
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