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ROTARY CLUB OF
On Monday, January 23rd, Peachtree Middle School will be performing their play, "Unneccesary Monsters" at 9AM, 11AM, and 3PM. Our club is sponsoring this event in conjunction with the Dunwoody Women's Club. We need volunteers of at least 3 members to be present at each performance.
If you are a volunteer, you will go to the entrance and get registered, showing ID and tell them you are there for the Unnecessary Monsters play to be held in the gym and if necessary mention Principal Hepinstall (he will be expecting you).
Please contact Lorri Christopher at Lorri504@gmail.com to sign up to volunteer. Thanks in advance for your time in helping!
PCMS Quizbowl teams wins...
A week ago the PCMS Quizbowl team came in second in the District tournment, advancing them to the regional tournament which was held this past weekend (01/14/17).At the Regional competition they were in second place after the initial rounds, but ended up beating Chamblee Middle in the finals to become the regional Champs. This means that they will advance to the State finals, which is a first for PCMS.
This Friday (01/20/17) they will warm up for their participation in the State tournament on Saturday 01/21/17 by taking on the Best and the Brightest from the Rotary Club of Dunwoody. This is a must see match, so be sure to attend our meeting this week (01/20/17). RCD will be represented by the following members:
Rick Woods (alternate)
George Stewart (alternate)
Come cheer on the RCD as we give the PCMS Quizbowl team a run for the 2017 bragging rights to be the Best and the Brightest.
RCD Trivia Question of the Week:
Name the three RCD members who have served our district as District Governor.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the correct answer! The FIRST to email me with the CORRECT answer will have the automatic opportunity to draw a card for a chance to win the Laws of Life drawing during this week's meeting!
The correct answer and trivia winner will be announced during the meeting. This new trivia challenge will continue each week, so be sure to keep checking the bulletin for the latest trivia question.
Thank you to everyone who made this trivia challenge possible, including Dottie Toney, Bill Mulkey and Tina Philpot, and for YOU for participating! We hope that you enjoy the challenge and learn more about Rotary and our Club in the process!
WHAT IS A MULTIPLE PAUL HARRIS FELLOW?
You are recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow, when you give $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus, or an approved Foundation grant. You are recognized as a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow with each additional gift of $1,000.
At the recent Annual Holiday Luncheon FOUR Dunwoody Rotarians were recognized and were presented with a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow Pin. Their combined contributions represented $15,000 + in contributions to the Rotary Foundation.
Multiple PHF Pins were presented to Dunwoody Rotarians:
Angie Duprey +2 <> Mike Shortal +1 and +2 <> Jennie Springer +3 <> Jim Glass +4
Thank you for your compassion, generosity and on-going financial support of The Rotary Foundation’s humanitarian and educational programs.
GRSP Leadership Conference
Hosted by the Rotary Club of Dunwoody
In partnership with the Rotary clubs of Brookhaven, North Atlanta, Buckhead, and Atlanta
Thanks to the valiant efforts of Louise Barden and her legions of volunteers, we as a Club once again had a very successful gathering approximately fifty 2016-2017 GRSP students from 17 Countries came in from all across Georgia. A big thank you to the Rotary Clubs of Brookhaven, North Atlanta, Buckhead and Atlanta for their partnership and fellowship over the weekend. Also to the Rotaract Club of Atlanta for their contributions.
Beginning Friday the 13th the students toured the National Center for Civil & Human Rights. Chris McNaboe was the guest speaker from the Carter Center who works in the conflict resolution program. During the tour many students remarked that they hadn't realized the power of a peaceful protest.
On Saturday (01/14/17) the students were brought to the very charming and beautiful Oglethorpe University. Larry Hart taught them the art of having "Fierce Conversations". A fairly common remark from many students was that conversation is what makes the relationship.
The students worked in assembly line fashion and prepared 10,000+ meals for distribution by Stop Hunger Now. Many of the students liked having the opportunity to do a service project, and expressed amazement that with just an hour of work by the group, they could feed 10,000+ people.
Caption: Relaxing after efforts to create 10,000+ meals
A big thank you goes out to the Brumfield’s, Stout’s and the Stipick’s for the lovely dinner(s) for the students and host families on Saturday night.
Caption: Saturday night diner at Carter & Marycarol Stout’s Home
On Sunday they participated in the "Shark Tank" event which was put on by the Atlanta Rotaract Club.
Caption: Members of the Atlanta Rotaract Club that put on the Shark Tank event
The GRSP students were divided into 5 teams that were each given a chance to plan a non profit, and compete for a mythical $10,000 seed grant. When the dust settled, first place honors went to the winning team that proposed knitting sweaters as a way to help raise money for refugees.
GRSP Students Win
Caption: Winning team from Shark tank competition
The answer to this week's trivia question is: William "Bill" Mulkey, Robert "Bob" Hall, and William "Bill" Woulfin. See the question for instructions on how to play!
Each year, the Rotary Club of Dunwoody funds its charitable activities by way of two annual events, our Governor’s Ball being one of the events. The 2016 Governor’s Ball had net revenues of $47,453. Our 2016 “Gold Sponsors” helped our club do some very special activities in the local, national, and international community. We want you to express your appreciation to these generous sponsors.
John & Jacquelyne Carr
Bill & Les Woulfin
Robert W. “Buzz” Law -- Creative Financial Group
Chris Gutschenritter -- Ashford Financial
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