Monday, Oct 24 is “Rotary Volunteer Day”

 Join Rotary Members who are leaders in these service groups!
They will be available to talk to you before & after Rotary on Oct. 17

1) You select  your Agency for volunteering  – individually or with a group.
You contact  the Agency Contact Person to work out details.

CARING HOUSE    Sheridan van Wagenberg         
Bring cookies/cake. Yard work. Organize closets.  Help with light house work.

CENTER for SENIOR LIVING  Mary Tyler Fore     
Socializing with participants in our Adult Day Health program.   Weeding the garden

Clean and organize our supply closet.  Take a load of things to the Scrap Exchange.

EDCI                   David Reese
Install Little Libraries and cleanup/install mulch at the Cherry Grove Park playground.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY    Roxanne Hall Little
“HabiTour”  of Habitat’s work, walk-through a Habitat home, chat with Habitat owners

KIDZNOTES    Katie Wyatt      
“Spectacular Volunteer” Orientation 10/29, 12:15-1:30pm Holton Career/Resource Ctr

Work with Animal Dept Keepers-indoors-outdoors, clean animal habitats.
Landscaping to maintain outdoor exhibitions, manual labor – mulching, pruning, etc.

NC ARTS IN ACTION         Marlon Torres     
8:15 – Arrival at Holt Elementary,     Sign-in at main office, meet Marlon Torres.
8:25 – 9:15: Observe Dance Class (Ms. Beckett’s Class);   9:30–10:30 –Debriefing

PROJECT BUILD (Gang Intervention)  Michelle Young
Lunch orientation meeting with staff .  Set up a clothing closet.

READING RANGERS Contact     Todd Taylor
Take a tour of Y. E. Smith School to find out about the Reading Rangers program.

SALVATION ARMY   Robert Viera 
Thrift Store: Sort/organize donations, organize sales floor.
Boys/Girls Club: Paint Teen Room; Library.
Corps Office:  Landscaping;  Paint parking lot lines;  Organize Food Pantry

SEEDS                  Emily Egge          
Organize kitchen-pantry;  Organize library, photos of books for social media

TROSA                Keith Artin 
Help at the Trosa Thrift Store –  Sorting, pricing donated items, clear out old items.

URBAN MINISTRIES         Gin Jackson
Tour Urban Ministries of Durham. Bag lunch provided (for clients weekdays)




CART Bucket “Challenge Days”

Our special CART Bucket “Challenge Days” are helping us get closer to our goal of $5,000 for this Rotary year.   The table with the highest amount on “Challenge Days” gets prizes!
Aug. 29 = $329 – High table was $62 with Prizes from Burt’s Bees
Sept. 19 = $193 – High table was $72 with Prizes from Alzheimer’s Assoc.
Next “Challenge Day” is Oct. 31 —   How “High” Can We Go?

You can still donate to the “End Alzheimer’s Walk” for one of our Teams.



End Alzheimer’s Walk Sat, 9/24

Six Rotarians participated with the Triangle End Alzheimer’s Walk on Sat., Sept. 24 at the Durham Bulls Ball Park.
        You Can Still Donate Online to either of our Rotary Teams:
1)  Durham Rotary “Recent Members” — for New Member Teams
2)  Durham Rotary Club Team  — for all other members
You may need to copy and paste these links.

CART Buckets – 9/19: Prizes for High Table

The “Alzheimer’s Task Force” challenges each table to make the largest
donation in their C.A.R.T. Bucket at our meeting on Sept. 19.

On August 29 — Total donated = $354 – High Table was $62.
.     So — How much can we donate on Sept. 19?

Centerfest -Volunteers Needed Sept 17-18

Rotary is a Palladium Sponsor of Centerfest this year, and
Saturday, Sept 17 is “Rotary Day at Centerfest”.  Join us Sat and/or Sun.
Centerfest in downtown Durham will feature 145 Artists from 17 states, 74 performing groups, 6 stages, roving performers, expanded beer garden, and Kids Zone activities.
Rotary Badge 2016We get our Logo on Centerfest promotional materials and their web site.
We will work the gates, the Coke booths, and our own 
Rotary Tent/Booth beside the CCB Plaza.
Sign up on our Rotary web page at the Centerfest link, right side of the web page.

Members Recognized for “Rotary Service”

Five of our members were recognized at our Aug. 29 meeting for their involvement
in two of our Rotary Service Projects.    They were guests at a reserved table, hosted
by Past Presidents Wade Gresham, Dave Ross, and Burton King.
These members were recognized by President Elect Seth Jernigan and were
presented with a Rotary Memo Pad which has the 4 Way Test on the cover.
Our Congratulations to these members for their work with these projects:
EDCI Summer Camps:      David Durack, Harvey Sellner,  Ellen Cassilly
Fill That Bus:                      Michelle Young,  Marge Nordstrom

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