6/6/16 Rotary EClub of San Diego Global Meeting Notes
The first installment of membership dues of $100 must be submitted by June 15, 2016 so our Treasurer, Maureen, can submit them to Rotary International by July 1, 2016. Please contact Maureen if you have any questions or concerns.
Mail checks to:
Rotary Eclub of San Diego Global
314 Playa Blanca, Encinitas, CA 92024 USA
Pay Pal see instructions sent previously by Maureen. Once logged into Pay Pal, submit payments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming events in San Diego:
June 11 Mimi’s Cafe 8:00 am
Meeting to discuss the current situation in Ecuador after the earthquake. President elect Bill Stumbaugh from Ecuador will be in attendance to share details. Also, discussion about the proposed Global Grant for an economic and community development project in Ecuador supported by La Mesa Sunrise Rotary, David Ballesteros and 4 of our club members.
June 13 Governor’s Dinner $35 La Jolla Marriott 5:00 pm
To welcome Marilyn Sanders as the incoming District 5340 Governor.
The Rotary EClub of San Diego Global will be announced as a new club.
We should have an information booth with details and marketing the club as a way to make up meetings. Contact David Ballesteros email@example.com to purchase a ticket and have a seat at his table.
June 16 Coronado Concert
Rotary District 5340 mixer. More information coming soon.
District 5340 Toy Drive Del Mar ongoing
We need volunteers for 3 hour shifts. Goal: to collect 1,000 toys for the children. Spreadsheet to sign up is coming soon.
August 24 Fundraiser at Planet Rooth
Wine tasting to raise funds for the Train for Change project with Students Helping Honduras. Will have tickets to sell soon. Maxie wants to present the project and fundraiser to as many Rotary clubs as possible and she needs help! Please share club contacts with her at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Official club charter date: April 24, 2016
- A Facebook page has been created under the name, Rotary EClub of San Diego Global. Please “like”us and share with your friends!
- Our website is up but still in progress at www.recsdg.org. Thank you Marian and Scot for building thesite.
- Thank you to District 5340 Governor Janice Kurth and past District 5340 Governor Louise Anders forattending our meeting and officially welcoming our club to Rotary, an international community of 1.3 million people. Janice read a letter from Rotary International President K.R. Ravindran, which will be shared in another email.
- Every meeting is available through teleconference. Be advised all meetings will be audio recorded and posted online. Computer screen sharing meetings will be available soon.
Potential project: Train for Change
- Maxie, Marian and Scot will travel to Honduras at the end of June 2016 to assess the work being doneby Students Helping Honduras (SHH) and their Train for Change Project, which aims to train teachers.
- Maxie, Marian and Scot would like to bring a Rotary banner to exchange with the local club. We have received one from them and the exchange of banners is a Rotary tradition. We need to allocate funds to make our club’s small banners.
- They would like to bring gifts and are welcoming ideas. Maxie recommends teacher supplies (lightweight so they can travel easily) such as calendars, grade books, white board markers, etc.
- Janice Kurth has pencils to donate.
- SHH is building 32 schools.
- 12 teachers from the United States, including a superintendent from Philadelphia, will travel with Maxie to begin training Honduras teachers.
Member updates on their projects
- Maureen evaluates international Rotary projects and just returned from Mexico near Puerto Vallarta.The community has come together with the support of Rotary to train teachers and support education. Maureen sees potential projects and collaboration with this community in the future. She sees high predictors of sustainability and commitment by all participants.
- Brian and his team just completed a district level grant with STEAM Makers and five Lemon Grove Schools to expose students to science, technology, engineering, arts, and math and develop their interest and skills in these fields. For more info about the STEAM Makers movement and their presence in the community visit http://www.steammakerfest.org/