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ROTAMORR 04/25/2017

Andrea Buckman  | Published on 4/25/2017
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ROTAMORR   April 18th, 2017


Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Morris, Illinois

Chartered July 1, 1915

“Celebrating 101 Years”

  April 18th, 2017

No Program Tonight


                        Tour de Corn * Bike Tour * Sunday, June 4th, 2017 from 7am to 4 pm

      * Donations are starting to come in for the Bike Tour - we would like as many as possible *
    * Banners are going to print *
    * New registration forms *
    * New logo *

    * Rest Stop *
    - 2 shifts or 4 shifts -
     1st - Morning 6 am to 11 am
     2nd- Afternoon 11 am to 4 pm

 Upcoming Events:
  • Tour de Corn Bike Ride, Chairman Jim Bianchetta,  Date: June 4, 2017,   7 am - 4 pm
  • Cruise Night - Saturday, August 12th, 2017
  • Draw Down, Corn Fest 2017    Date: TBD


Meeting Recap:
  • Tom Talarico opened the meeting at 5:47pm. 
  • Scholarship interviews are tomorrow Weds. April 19th, 6:30 pm - 9 pm at the High School.  Six Rotarians Charlie, Art, Dianne, Jim W., Jim R., Jim B. will be interviewing the 30 students.  Be there by 6:15. 
  • Next week, Board Meeting.


Dianne Breslar

Pledge of Allegiance

 Andrea Buckman

Four-Way Test

 Alan Ferrari


 Jim Ringer


Sergeant-at-Arms –  

$$Happy Bucks$$


Heads & Tails Winner:  

THE FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think say or do:
First: Is it the TRUTH? Third: Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Second: Is it FAIR to all concerned? Fourth: Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

The next Morris Rotary meeting will be held on April 25th at Chop Shop at 5:45pm!  

*The Club continues to look for new members to continue to grow the membership. If interested in attending a meeting please feel free to join us anytime. We have adjusted our meeting times to start at 5:45 pm on Tuesday nights and to conclude by 6:45 pm with an option to have dinner immediately following.*

  2017 Calendar of Events  
Date Program
April 25th Teacher of the Year Recognition
May 2nd 4-Way Test Winner Presentations
May 9th National Honors Society Recognitions
May 16th TBA
May 23th Charlie Gibbs


Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
  1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  2. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  3. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;
  4. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Club Officers 2016-2017
President ** Dianne Breslar
President-Elect **  
Vice-President/Programs ** Need VP – Deb Baker (Programs)
Secretary ** Andrea Buckman
Treasurer ** Tom Talarico
Sergeant-at-Arms ** Jim Ringer
Directors & Committee Chairs 2016-2017
Club Service Projects Director ** Alan Ferrari
Club Administration Director ** Charlie Gibbs
Club Membership Director ** Alan Ferrari
International Service Director ** Jim Wright
Rotary Foundation John Carr
Charity Fundraiser  
Scholarship Committee Chair Jim Wright
Back Pack Committee Chair Alan Ferrari
ROTAMORR Editor Amy Carr, Andrea Buckman
Public Relations Chair Rich Mitchell
District Assistant Governor Lisa Allen
Youth Chair/Interact Liaison Amy Carr
Planning Committee Draw Down Dave Trotter
Interact Advisor – Morris Community H.S. Amy Carr




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