Sunday, September 14, 2014

Mission Mobility & Law Enforcement post 9/11

Rotary Turkey Dinner on MONDAY, September 15

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Light Up Rotary - Keep Kids Warm

District Gov. John Ockenfels has Rotary partnering with Operation Warm that will supply 4000+ coats for kids in District 6000 with our per-capita donation of $16.50 -- one coat for every Rotarian in District 6000.  Our club has committed $500 to this effort and club president Susan Wellington is asking that individual Rotarians make a contribution, even $10. Pay in cash or by check, made out to "District 6000 HEF" and put "Washington Coats" in the memo line. This project will impact Washington and Washington County.
DG Ockenfels will be in Washington on September 18 so get donating.

Mission: Mobility

Thanks to Rob Negrete for having Rick Fulton from Crawfordsville speak to the club on September 4th about Mission: Mobility, a non-profit “Connection” and “Collection” network for wheelchairs and equipment to be sent to Guatemala to transform lives through the gift of mobility. Once in Guatemala, these wheelchairs will be refurbished and given for free to disabled men, women and children.
Their project has really taken off and they have shipped many more wheelchairs than they ever expected.
Rick Fulton of Mission: Mobility
You can read more about Mission: Mobility on their web site, including signing up for their e-mail newsletter, make a donation, or volunteer! Mission: Mobility is part of the On His Path 501c(3) non-profit network established and led by John Mitchell of MD Orthopaedics in Wayland, Iowa. MD Orthopaedics makes and ships club-foot braces to families around the world for use in conjunction with the Ponseti Method for treating clubfoot syndrome.
Also, thanks to Rotarian Ryan Walker for partnering with Mission: Mobility by lending space in his warehouse for them to store equipment prior to shipping.

Greg Goodman talks 21st Century Law Enforcement

Greg Goodman talks to Rotarians

Michelle Redlinger invited Washington Police Chief, Greg Goodman to speak on September 11th about changes to local law enforcement 13 years after the "9-11" attacks in 2001.

Chief Goodman shared some sobering information about domestic terrorist threats. We appreciate the training and education that our local and area law enforcement agencies pursue in order to minimize that threat.

Alicia Harper of Workplace Learning Connection visited Rotary with Ed Raber

Gary Murphy brought visiting musical artist Kuba to Rotary before a concert that evening.
Paul Horak claimed to be Polish too.


September 15: ROTARY TURKEY DINNER @ UM Church
September 18: DG John & Deb Ockenfels
September 25: Emily Johnson - Life Insurance Awareness
October 2: Club Forum!
October 9: Phil Rabinowitz TBA
October 16: Business & Industry Day!