Bob McClory and Gary Meyers Named Rotarians of the Year
President, Gary Gray, named two great Rotarians of the Year - Bob McClory for volunteering last September to serve as Club Treasurer for the balance of this Rotary Year.  He has done an outstanding job and fulfilled our President's promise to get our financial reporting on track.
Gary Meyers was honored for his consistent and high quality visual documentation of our club's various activities. 
Coin Sales Assignments June 18-26
June 8 Meeting Highlights
President, Gary Gray, presented Swan Cooke with this year's funding of the Kinderswim Program, following Swan's heartfelt and heartwarming report on the project which has been teaching basic water safety and swimming skills to children attending kindergarten in our local elementary schools.  The program has won many awards over the years.
Former member, Kevin Shepardson, reported on his year of service as our Club President in 1995-96.  
Completing our Past President program of the year, was Jerry France, who served in 2000-01.
Coin Sales Results June 11-12
Save the Date Info from President, Gary
June 22
    Board awards and Paul Harris Fellow recognition
June 24
    Please put this important date on your calendar and everybody come out and show support for Lois.  If you haven't yet signed up to attend this Friday's event, do so today. Cocktails 5:30-6:30, Dinner 6:30, followed by installation of 2016-17 Club Officers and board members.  Come dressed in your favorite baseball team's jersey or colors and enjoy the opportunity to get into the theme so we can all enthusiastically support those in the dugout as they prepare for a banner year under our favorite baseball coach's leadership!
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June 7
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June 13
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June 29
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June 7
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June 15
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Kathryn Felke
June 21
Gordon Bartlett
June 23
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Carole Sue Hettick
June 26
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Judy Kirchner
June 27
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June 30
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June 25, 2014
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