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Thursday, October 6, 2016


Health & Medical Reporter


Liz Bonis (pronounced BONUS) is a Registered Dietitian, a Certified Personal Trainer and former Diabetes Educator with a Master's Degree in Public Communication/Radio-Television Journalism.

She is currently the Health & Medical Reporter at WKRC-TV, Local 12 in Cincinnati for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Liz shares daily medical reports with more than 150 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc stations nationwide and is the weekend anchor of Good Morning Cincinnati. She is also the former host of the "Liz & Carson Morning Show" and of "Lighten Up with Liz", a nationwide health call-in radio program. She can currently be heard each week on 700 WLW radion, and WRMM radio in Cincinnati, as a passionate advocate for a healthy lifestyle. She also owns, "Lighten Up with Liz, Inc." and hosts educational seminars on weight loss, fitness & women's health nationwide.

LOCATION: Hall of Mirrors
Caesar salad; penne pasta with grilled shrimp, red pepper pesto, artichokes, olives & mozzarella; pumpkin cheesecake with caramel.
ALTERNATE MENU: Penne pasta with red pepper pesto, artichokes, olives & mozzarella OR October Salad - fall greens, grilled chicken, squash, dried cherries, pumpkin seeds, & honey vinaigrette.

Meetings This Week:
11:00 a.m. Rotary Leadership Excellence Seminar Series - Rue Reolon, Street Level
11:00 a.m. Strategic Planning Committee - Salon M, 4th Floor
1:30 p.m. Classification Committee - Salon M, 4th Floor
1:30 p.m. New Member Project Committee - Mayflower 1, Lower Level

This Week's Birthdays:
October 4 - Bunny Meisel
October 5 - Chuck Coomer
October 5 - Mary Alice Koch
October 6 - Charles Fellows
October 6 - Brian Miller
October 7 - Jeff Long
October 8 - Jerry Ernst
October 8 - Michael Leahy
October 8 - Nancy Riesz
October 9 - Brad Drayton

2016 Member Anniversaries (with 5 year increments):

Ken Saunders - 5 Years!
Carl Coburn - 10 Years!
Ivan Steinberg - 25 Years!
Mark Anderson - 35 Years!

Grant Applications
The Rotary Foundation provides grants to non-profit organizations for use in the Greater Cincinnati area. Our funding priorities are for programs, projects, equipment or materials that directly benefit children, particularly those with physical, mental, emotional or social challenges. We may, on occasion, fund other requests that support our mission. Organizations interested in applying for a grant need to fill out our application, which can be found on our website (, and submit to us electronically along with required documents. The next deadline to submit applications is THIS Thursday, October 6, 2016. For questions, please contact Janet Burns at

Hands On Service - Hometown Huddle, Tuesday, October 18th
Only a few more spots available for Hometown Huddle. This year's project will take place on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at the Ryan Memorial Sports Complex in Westwood. Our Cincinati Rotary Foundation has committed funding for the project an our Club is providing 20 volunteers to assist. Hometown Huddle is an NFL/United Way initiative that happens in all NFL markets on the same day. At the Sports Complex, volunteers will work alongside Bengals players to create a Challenge Course, install a new playground structure, upgrade fitness equipment, improve their community garden, and beautify the entire space with landscaping. There's lighter or heavier duty tasks suitable for anyone. Volunteers may choose an AM Shift (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.), PM Shift (11:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.), or stay All Day (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.). All volunteers must register online through this website link: Also when registering, please be sure to indicate Cincinnati Rotary as your affiliation. Please contact Jim Brooks with any questions at 513-252-6776 or

Walking to End Breast Cancer!
Join Us October 22nd
Rotary Walk Team will participate in the October 22, 2016, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, organized by the American Cancer Society. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has donated thus far to help us reach our goal! There is still time to donate or register to walk with our team. See below for the details and links to donate or sign up to walk.

Our Rotary Walk Team is open to everyone - men, women, children, friends and colleagues of all ages. You can sign up on our Rotary Team page here: The course is an easy 3 miles and steps off at 9:00 a.m. from Yeatmans Cove. There is no registration cost or participation fee to walk.

In addition to walking, we are raising money to help fund the American Cancer Society's breast cancer research, direct patient services, and early screening an detection for women and men. Our team goal is $2,500. Donations of any size to support our Rotary Walk Team are greatly appreciated!! Give here:

Questions about the Walk can be directed to Michelle Devine at

Be a Thursday Meeting Sponsor!
A Thursday Meeting Sponsor would be a business owner, a professional person or an association leader. The sponsorship promotes vocational fellowship and networking for our club members. The benefits are many: The company logo displayed on the pre-meeting slideshow, a business card size advertisement in the Club membership directory, a print advertisement description in the weekly eRays Newsletter, and podium time for a 60-second commercial! For further information and to select a Thursday date, please contact Jack Berger at 513-271-1566. 

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 this link to view Thursday, September 29, 2016:
Click here for What Happened Last Thursday.

Coming up next week!
PROGRAM: Brad Howard, Rotary International

LOCATION: Continental Room
Mixed greens with cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes & ranch dressing; blackened chicken with whipped potatoes, asparagus & bernaise aioli; chocolate fudge brownie with candied peanuts.
ALTERNATE MENU: Crispy vegetables with whipped potatoes, asparagus & bernaise aioli OR October Salad - falls greens, grilled chicken, squash, dried cherries, pumpkin seeds, & honey vinaigrette.

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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