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Todays Meeting: January 11, 2017
Invocation: Gerald Straw
Pledge & 4 Way: Dick Kemper
Song: Dick Kallenberg; Indiana Back Home Again
50/50 Winner: Dave Leatherman; but not a winner
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Our Guests Today: 
  • Stan Cohen (Elkhart Noon)
  • Scott Puckett (Elkhart Noon)
  • Carlos Estevez (Elkhart Noon)
  • Floor Wassenaar (Exchange Student)
  • Lucy Campos (CHS Student)
  • Taylor McKinnley (CHS Student)
  • Alejandro Heredia (CHS Student)
  • Jeff Stutzman (CHS Speech Teacher)
  • Josh Four (CHS Student)
Reminders:
  • April 19th is the Rotary Auction. See Katie Schmidt about letter to take to businesses after the first of the year. Any donations that are given towards the auction give them to Dick Kallenberg and he will catalog them.
  • Rotary International Convention is June 10th-14th in Atlanta and June 24th-27th in Canada. It will be the 100th anniversary of the Rotary Foundation. 
  • Board Meeting after today's club meeting. 
  • Dave Leatherman would like to have a meeting after next weeks club meeting to brainstorm about how to get all the items that are housed at different places into one place and where that one place should be. 
  • A Paul Harris +5 was awarded to Brian Stutzman and a Paul Harris +3 was awarded to Gerald Straw.
Program Today:
 
Today our program was given to us by Josh Four who is a student at Concord High School. He attended the World Affairs Conference that rotary sponsors. This years conference was on water rights and how water impacts everyone around the world. It was held at Goshen College. About five to six schools attended the conference. There were students from intercity schools and schools that our out in the country. There were about thirty five to forty students from Concord who went to the conference. These students were from AP History and Speech & Debate classes. During the conference they had three key speakers. The speakers covered global, local, and safety concerns with water and pipes. Josh mentioned how he learned that South Bend has cast iron/lead pipes. He also learned how he could have an impact and help in the community by giving. Josh also stated that they were in small groups of about 15 students and there was one Rotarian that would help guide conversation. Overall Josh said he really enjoyed attending the conference and that he definitely took a lot away from the conference as well. 
Future Meetings
Date    Program Chair  
 
1/18    Jami Stamm
1/25    Club Assembly
2/1      Emily Stout
Club Information
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Every 5th Wednesday, we meet at Faith Mission at 801 Benham in Elkhart. Otherwise, every Wednesday at Noon
2nd Floor Martin's Super Market
Mishawaka Rd.
Near Concord Mall
Elkhart, IN
United States
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