REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
New Member Announcement
has proposed Jessica Thorpe as a new member. Kristen will be her sponsor.
Nineteen scholarships were distributed by Pres.
Dave at the Durham High School graduation. Roy Ellis reported that in the past
he has had difficulty getting proof of enrollment in college which is a
requirement for mailing scholarship checks to students. However, 2019 was
different. He received the proof of enrollment from all the recipients by the
day after graduation. All the checks have been mailed.
Mike Wacker reported that the parents will take students to Camp Venture.
The Camp Fire Foundation has some supplies left over for students and schools.
Contact Roy Ellis as we want all the supplies distributed to Butte County
The over $50,000.00 raised to aid the students and school of the Camp Fire will
bedistributed next year.
Roy reported that due to the generousities of the
supliers he contacted, he still have enough school suppliies left to fill a 40
foot trailer. He asked members to contact schools in the surrounding areas
for their need so that we can deliver supplies in bulk or, contact businesses
or donors to purchase these supplies to distribute it themselves. All
funds raised in this effort will be distributed to Camp File survivors or
community members negatively impacted by the disaster. Below is a list of
supplies he has and their suggested market value:
Item Amazon Price
3 Ring White
Binders $ 6.95 ea. 12 for $35
Ruled Paper for
Binders $ 1.24 pkg. 6 for $5
Eraser .65 ea. 20
Cards 1.19 pkg. 10 for $5
#2 wood pencil
(dozen) 1.65 doz. 100 for $25
Pentel .07 Mech
Pencil 1.29 ea. 12 for $10
zippered Bag 2.10 ea. 10 for $10
Pens 1.50 ea. 12 for $10
½ size Col. Pencil
sets (8 colors) .89 20 for $5
Sticks 1.33 ea. 24 for $20
(ruled) 3.49 ea. 10 for $20
Oil Pastel Sets
(12 color st grade) 2.29 ea 10 for $15
Student Back Pack
w/school supplies $50 value $25 ea. (great for gift)
e-mail Roy for
Durham Rotary purchased an animal at the County Fair. A
picture of the goat and the 4-H member who raised the goat was circulated
among the membership.
Eric Hoiland distributed the program schedule for the 1st quarter of the Rotary
and Installation Dinner
Mark your calendars for July 13, 2019 - it's going to be fun!
us at the annual awards and installation dinner, marking the end of this year
and the beginning of next. This year, it's AKA the District 5160
Year-End Tailgate Party. Everyone has a favorite sports team,
right? Tina and I are inviting all Rotarians of District 5160 to come dressed in your
favorite team’s gear (prizes for best-dressed, biggest fans of course!).
The party will
be at Woodland Community Center, 2001 East Street, Woodland, from 5:00 -
9:00pm. Come share in this fun, year-end celebration, and
"serious" Installation of our 2019-20 Club Presidents. There may even be some sports-related competition.
It is NOT
too early to be planning to attend the Rotary International Convention in
Honolulu Hawaii June 6-10, 2020! And, this is not something that can wait.
While in Hamburg, Rotarians will get to register for next year's Convention in
Honolulu, and now you can too.
for the Honolulu 2020 Rotary Convention will open on June 1, 2019 with a special rate for $395 from June 1 to
June 5 only.
everywhere can take advantage of this lowest rate at www.riconvention.org. To assist
Rotarians in registering, attached is a description of how to complete
registration for Honolulu 2020. Please note that you must have a My Rotary
account to register, and that is easy to do with the instructions attached to
this message. I've also attached a chart that shows pricing. This is the lowest,
folks! I think I've attached enough info to help you to take advantage of this.
it's June 1 to June 5 only!
District Governor 2019-2020
Rotary International District 5160
Bring guests, who you think you can interest in
becoming a member, to meetings. In the meantime please invite Durham business owners and/or
managers to one of our meeting.
Pres. Dave recognized Ravi Saip for being married 32
years. In addition the $32.00, Ravi volunteered another $5.00 for missing
next week’s meeting.
Pres. Dave called on Steve Plume to auction off the
Grinder. Friends of Larry Bradley submitted the winning bid of $75.00.
Larry may be surprised in how generous his friends are when he gets his
Durham Rotary statement.
Daryle Polk had a four page
resume from our speaker Bob Kermen and briefly introduced our speaker to leave
time for the program. Bob Kermen had a dual career as a vocational education
teacher and with Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC). NJROTC
was established by Congress in 1964 to emphasize citizenship and leadership
development. He also emphasized getting cadets prepared for a job and brought
in tradesmen to talk to the students in NJROTC.
As of January 2019 there were 583 NJROTC units and 31 Navy National Defense
Cadet Corps (NNDCC) units. There were 88,718 students in NJROTC and NNDCC
programs in school year 2017/18. There are 58 units in California.
Cadets are trained to do color guard, honor guard, and armed and unarmed drill
teams. They use air guns at a portable rifle range. There are athletic field
meets and platoon games. Cadets earn points by doing community service at an
animal shelter, soup kitchen, cleaning up after school events and helping at
Must Be Present to Win Drawing:
Daryle Polk was present to win $10.00.
From Rotary International
Holger Knaack selected to be 2020-21 Rotary
Holger Knaack, a member of the Rotary Club of Herzogtum Lauenburg-Mölln,
Germany, has been selected to serve as president of Rotary International in
The Nominating Committee’s decision follows
the resignation last month of President-nominee Sushil Gupta due to health
reasons. Knaack will officially become president-nominee if no other candidates
challenge him by 31 May.
To build a stronger membership, Knaack says
Rotary must focus on increasing the number of female members and transitioning Rotaractors into Rotarians.
Knaack believes that the People of Action
campaign offers new public awareness possibilities for Rotary. “This campaign
conveys our global image while still respecting differences in regions and
cultures,” he says.
A Rotary member since 1992, Knaack has served
Rotary as treasurer, director, moderator, member and chair of several
committees, representative for the Council on Legislation, zone coordinator,
training leader, and district governor.
He is an endowment/major gifts adviser and
co-chair of the Host Organization Committee for the 2019 Rotary International
Convention in Hamburg.
Knaack is the CEO of Knaack KG, a real estate
company. He was previously a partner and general manager of Knaack Enterprises,
a 125-year-old family business.
He is a founding member of the Civic Foundation
of the City of Ratzeburg and served as president of
the Golf-Club Gut Grambek. Knaack is also the founder
and chair of the Karl Adam Foundation.
Knaack and his wife, Susanne, are Major Donors
to The Rotary Foundation and members of the Bequest Society.
The members of the Nominating Committee for the 2020-21
President of Rotary International are Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka,
Kanagawa, Japan; Manoj D. Desai, Rotary Club of
Baroda Metro, Gujarat, India; Shekhar Mehta, Rotary Club of Calcutta-Mahanagar, West Bengal, India; John G. Thorne, Rotary Club
of North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; Guiller E. Tumangan, Rotary Club of Makati West, Makati City,
Philippines; Juin Park, Rotary Club of Suncheon, Jeonranam, Korea; Elio Cerini,
Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy; Gideon M. Peiper,
Rotary Club of Ramat Hasharon, Israel; Per Høyen,
Rotary Club of Aarup, Denmark; Paul Knijff, Rotary Club of Weesp (Vechtstreek-Noord), Netherlands; Sam Okudzeto,
Rotary Club of Accra, Ghana; José Ubiracy Silva,
Rotary Club of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil; Bradford R. Howard, Rotary Club of
Oakland Uptown, California, USA; Michael D. McCullough, Rotary Club of Trenton,
Michigan, USA; Karen K. Wentz, Rotary Club of Maryville, Tennessee, USA;
Michael K. McGovern, Rotary Club of South Portland-Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA;
and John C. Smarge, Rotary Club of Naples, Florida,
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