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Ambler Rotary Wheel 2017 - 2018 Volume 92, Edition 28

january 10th meeting

Prezy Paul did his usual thing.

After singing God Bless America and ending on a high note, the Prayer was delivered by Steve Bass. Shalom.

ROTARY FOUR WAY TEST

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and better friendships?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Paul Kelly read two letters from MCCC students that Ambler Rotary provided scholarships for

Steve Paccione asked everyone to mark April 21 on calendars. Everyone received 4 tickets – two for each members and invite two guests (not Rotarians). Use this event as a recruitment tool.

Paul Kelly announced that CFARC is still accepting donations for Puerto Rico Relief Fund. Please get your donations in soon so the Club can match!

District Conference – still time to register! Paul does not want to be the only person at the bar.

OLD ANNOUNCEMENTS WORTH REPEATING

Liz Kunzier informed us that Shady Grove Elementary Guidance Counselors are looking for Mentors for children grades 3-5. Mentors are a positive role model for children in need. Time commitment is 45 minutes 1 or 2 times monthly. It is a very rewarding experience and the children greatly value that time. Please contact Liz for details - lkunzier7@gmail.com

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

Steve Paccione

Jay Jablokov

Jim Reis (missing)

VISITORS / GUESTS:

Peter Urban – Guest of Skip Urban

Bob Wakely – Guest of Clint Ehlers

HAPPY DOLLARS:

Steve Paccione – he and his son spent 5 days in Florida and missed the snow.

Eric Faddis went through some archives from 1994 when Club had 103 members – 18 are still active. He challenged everyone to recruit 1 new member.

Lee $10 to celebrate 10 years in her massage practice

Arlene Daniels - $1 asked for prayers of Bernie's husband Joey as he is about to undergo brain surgery.

John McAneney – his son moving out no longer borrowing shoes, ties, and jackets.

PROGRAM

Richard Spector - Moviehouse Productions

Rick Specter and his wife Shirley from Moviehouse Productions shared his love and passion for music, TV, and Philadelphia History in the form of a 13 minute video.

Fun Philadelphia Facts:

The Slinky was invented 1945 at the Navy Yard, the Mayfair Theater was the last single screen movie theater, Bishop John Neuman founded beneficial Bank, 1962 Phillies first time on TV, Joey Bishop raised in South Phila., 1st computer built at Penn 1945, Babe Ruth played his first game in Phila., 2014 Tastycake turned 100 years old, Breyers largest ice cream plant 1924 in Philadelphia

50-50:

Jay Jablokov was the winner of a FREE LUNCH and the proud owner of a white golf tee

CLUB CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Saturday April 7: Spring Fling Gala – Old York Road Country Club

Wednesday June 27: Change-over Dinner. NO luncheon meeting

FUTURE PROGRAMS

If you have any ideas or requests for specific speakers, please email Clint at clintehlers@gmail.com. Recommendations and suggestions are greatly appreciated!

January 2018

17 - Marilyn Hershey - Dairy Farmer

24 - Lenny Robinson - WAC cares

31 - Jarred S. Barnes - Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

February 2018

2 - Commissioner Dante Santoni - PA Gaming Control Board

21 - Frank Fitzpatrick - Sports Reporter - Philly News

28 - Sue Zomberg - Community Resource Manager: Inter-Faith Housing Alliance

March 2018

21 - State Representative Todd Stephens

May 2018

16 - Eric Golub - Using humor for better advocacy and unity

ASSIGNMENTS: (Chair - Arlene Daniels)

Remember that if you can't fulfill your service obligation, please provide a suitable substitute and call Arlene at 215-219-7620 to let her know or deal with…

CURRENT LEADERSHIP

R.I. President, Ian H. S. Riseley, Victoria Australia

District 7430 Governor, Rick Gromis, Springfield Township Cent.

Assistant District Governor, Area 9, Michael Seidner, North Penn

Ambler Rotary President, Paul J. Kelly, III

2018 DISTRICT CALENDAR

Feb 10th -- Multi-Zone Peacebuilding Conference in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Feb 22-24th -- Mid-Atlantic PETS

Mar 17th -- District Foundation Gala at Pinecrest CC

Apr 27-29th -District Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Wyomissing

Apr 14th -- 4-Way Test Speech Contest Regionals

May 12th -- District Training Assembly

June 23-27th – RI Convention in Toronto, Canada

Jun 28th -- District Changeover and Awards

Jun 28th – D7430 Council of Governors Meeting

Sep 19th-22nd -- Zone Institute in Montreal, Canada

Oct 20th -- The 2018 Rotary Leadership Institute in District 7430. It will be held again in the Gambet Center of DeSales University.

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