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Thursday, April 28, 2016


Join us this Thursday, as we recognize members of the Cincinnati Police Department for their service to our community. The Cincinnati Chief of Police, Colonel Chief Eliot K. Isaac, will present awards in the following categories:  Administrative, Career Enhancement, Superior Achievement and Valor/Hero.


LOCATION: Hall of Mirrors
Continental Room
MENU: Iceberg salad with shredded carrots, water chestnuts, & crispy wontons; citrus glazed salmon with basmati rice & fresh vegetables; and chocolate fudge brownie with whipped cream.
ALTERNATE MENU: Tempura bok choy, Sichuan eggplant, basmati rice & scallions or APRIL SALAD - BLT blackened shrimp salad with buttermilk ranch dressing.

*IMPORTANT* - All guest reservations and special meal requests must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

This Week's Meetings:
11:15 a.m. New Member Orientation, Boardroom 3, Mezzanine
1:30 p.m. Allocations Committee, Salons D/E, 4th Floor
1:30 p.m. Membership Development Committee, Boardroom 4, Mezzanine
1:30 p.m. Membership Engagement Committee, Boardroom 3, Mezzanine

This Week's Birthdays:
April 26 - Jim Wilson
April 27 - Dave Ziegler
April 28 - Roni Luckenbill
April 28 - Tony Maier
April 29 - Scott Slovin

2016 Member Anniversaries (with 5 year increments):

Chris Adams - 5 Years!
Camille Scherzinger - 10 Years!
Day at the Races - 2 TICKETS AVAILABLE!
We still have 2 remaining tickets for the Day at the Races event at Churchill Downs on Tuesday, May 3rd. Contact Jack Berger, Jim Brooks or call the Rotary office at 513-421-1080, for more information on the trip. DO NOT DELAY! The seats have been offered to other clubs in the district, so if you want on the bus, get your tickets today!


Rotary District 6670 Conference THIS WEEKEND!
I want to personally invite you to attend your Rotary District 6670 Conference on April 29-30, 2016, at the Cincinnati Marriott Northeast.  We will “Celebrate-Sharing our Gifts to the World” at the conference this year. We will recognize our World Class Presidents, our Major Donors, our Paul Harris Fellows and our Service Above Self Members. Please plan on attending your District Conference to network, share and learn with your fellow Rotarians. The $129 cost includes all meals for both days of the conference.  Click here to learn more about the speakers, the FREE Interact and Rotaract program on Saturday, the Shoe and Hygiene Service Projects, and the FREE Kids camp for children 2-15, AND to register for the conference. If you’ve never attended a District Conference, I promise this will be a GREAT first-time experience for you and it’s close to home this year! 

Bill Shula
District Governor 2015-2016

Festival of Dinners 2016 - Only a few spots left!
Call the Rotary Office at 513.421.1080 to sign up via phone or check out the sign-ups at this week's meeting! The Bunbury Music Festival Dinner and the Spring Grove Cemetery Tour & Dinner have SOLD OUT!

Hops and History - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - only 14 seats left!
Vodka and Views - Saturday, July 16, 2016 - only 10 seats left!
Oktoberfest at Dunlap Cafe - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - only 15 seats left!
Green Diamond Private Event - Monday, August 22, 2016, 6-9p.m - only 29 spots left!

Thanks to Jerry & Nancy J Riesz, Carol & Peter Baden, Sam Schutte, Matt Sathe, Bryan Vielhauer, Don & Julie Keller, Bud & Mary Dornette
, Ariel & Hux Miller, Marc & Patty Horwitz, Deb Caley & Sam Scoggins, Jane Birckhead, Julie Poyer, Carl & Marne Kappes, Kenneth Saunders, Camille & Glenn Scherzinger, Gino Colangelo, and Jan & Owen Wrassman for hosting this year. The Festival of Dinners is the club's largest fundraiser of the year so gather your group (friends, relatives, and prospective members) and get signed-up for one of these AWESOME events before it's too late! For specific information on each dinner, please click HERE.

Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls
So far we have collected $1187 in donations, 24 pairs of socks and 74 pairs of new athletic shoes to kids who need them! Our Rotary Club is almost to our goal of donating 75 pairs of new shoes to kids who need them through the Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls program. Thank you to all of you who donated!

No problem if you forgot your donation of new shoes or cash last week - this is our last week to get to 75 (or more) pairs.  And not incidentally, we also have a chance to show off our generosity a bit to our peer Rotary groups at the 2016 District Conference, April 29-30, 2016.  Let's blow the others away!

Each pair of shoes we donate through Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls® shines hope into the life of a vulnerable child. The shoes carry a message of encouragement, they bring a smile to a young face, allow a child to receive an all-important education, and they improve his or her health.

So please bring a pair of new shoes or socks (sizes youth 1 - adult 9) with you to THIS WEEK , April 28, 2016, or you can just simply donate money by filling out the attached form. And keep in mind that each pair of shoes we collect represents a child that will be touched by your generosity. If you would like to make a money donation, click here for the form.

Family of Rotary News
Click on this link to read more about your fellow Rotarians. If you have great events in your life to be included in Family of Rotary news, please send them to Bill Henrich (
Click here for Family of Rotary News.
What Happened Last Thursday
Each week Shirley Love prepares a summary of the program from the previous week
Click here for What Happened Last Thursday.

Coming up next week!
Wally Emmerling Award Day
LOCATION: Continental Room

Vision: A second century of engaged leaders making an impact on our club, community and the world.

Mission: Providing selfless service in the community and the world through involved and engaged members.


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