Meeting Recap, 8/2/2016

Posted By Scott Jones

Happy Tuesday, Rotarians.

Need to Know:

  1. We need speakers for the next two weeks. If you have any suggestions, please contact Amy Wilkerson.
  2. The next board meeting is Thursday, August 11th at noon at Southern Missouri Bank. All members are welcome.
  3. There are five Tuesdays in August. There will be a 5th Tuesday event on August 30th, which is still TBD. Please keep that evening open on your calendar.
  4. Because Sheila’s will be hosting a large party, on September 13th our regular Tuesday meeting will be held at Smokey J’s. Our District Governor will be attendance, so your attendance will be appreciated.
  5. Our Rotary District 6080 conference will be at the Hilton Convention Center in Branson on October 21-23.

Meeting Recap

Our fearless leader, Amy Wilkerson was absent due to illness today so Scott Jones filled in. Get well soon, Amy.

For those of you who haven’t heard, Mayor Robert Williams’ wife passed away suddenly last week. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.

We “sang” to Jason McKnight for his birthday.

Happy Rotary anniversary to Bill Schroder (48 years!) and Brian Drane (5 years).

Our meeting was brief but informative today. Scott Jones showed us how to attend an “e-meeting”. As you know, per our membership agreements, members must maintain at least 60% attendance. This attendance can be obtained through attendance at regular meetings, attending meetings as a visitor at other Rotary clubs, or made up though participating in a club service project, attending a board meeting, or through an “e-meeting”. On our club website, there are links to two different e-meeting sites. There may be others you can use. If you go to one of the sites, you can make-up a meeting by spending at least thirty minutes watching videos and/or reading articles on a wide range of topics. After doing so, you will fill out a brief form, after which the site will send a record of your attendance to our club secretary, Janet Silvus, so she can record your make-up.

Final Thoughts

Don’t forget to vote today!

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

It’s only the primary, but here is Schoolhouse Rock to tell us how the Electoral College works:

Marshfield Rotary Club: Raising the bar through leadership, giving and education.

Yours in Rotary Service,

Kristin Grace Krebs

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