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Kirksville-Thousand Hills

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Northeast Regional Medical Center
315 S Osteopathy
Classrooms 2 & 3
Kirksville, MO  63501
United States of America
 
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REVEILLE, Thousand Hills Rotary Club --
Volume 29, Number 9, September 1, 2016, District 6040
 
GUESTS: Skylar Peterson, Jack Tigner, Rob Tigner, Samu Dasputre
 
ANNOUNCEMENT:
Make up at one of the other two clubs in town: Noon Club, Wednesdays at Nazarene Church, Evening Club, Tuesdays, 5:15 at Wooden Nickel.
               Second Annual Dove Hunt for Polio – September 9, dove hunting, fishing and potluck fundraiser for Polio-Plus – is at Greg & Janet Gremaud’s – 30176 St. Hwy T. Cost for hunting is $100; potluck dinner at 5:30 pm, $10 per person donation, bring own table service, drinks – and a dish to share with everyone!
               The Ray Klinginsmith Distinguished Service Award event is September 28th, 6 pm; Heather, Terry and Bob F are on the selection committee. We have two nominees from our club: Karla Dwyer & Sue Schneider. Tickets will be $20 each
               North Star Club is having their Barbecue 9/17; we do have a team; plan on going and supporting the North Star Club!
               Friday, it’s Fellowship Friday at the Dukum – 5!
              
BLESSING BOWL
Bob Fredricks - $5 – Congrats!
When in 8th grade was in the all-city public school choir – as a soprano!
 
Next Week
Prayer – Bob Fredricks
 
UPCOMING PROGRAMS
September 8 – Interact Club
September 15 – Rotaract
September 22 – Dictionaries
September 22 – our blood drive at Rehoboth!
September 29 – Arts Committee (Red Barn)
October 6 – Sandy Collop – on Voting
October 13 – Club Assembly – Be a Buddy
October 20 – K-REDI
October 27 – Jim Richardson – Twin Pines
November 3 – High School Drama
November 10 – Foundation
November 17 – TBA
November 22 – Joint Service Club Luncheon
December 1 - TBA
December 8 – Club Assembly
December 15 – Christmas Breakfast
December 22 & 29 – no meetings
 
OUR PROGRAM: RYLA
               RYLA stands for Rotary Youth Leadership Academy – and we were pleased to have as our program the two who had been sponsored by our club to attend this past June.
               Skylar Peterson said her brothers had attended and they came back with such exciting reports that she was happy to learn that she was going to be able to attend.
               They did true colors testing, which helped them to determine their personality strengths.  She said she was green and gold which meant that she was smart and organized (she said, not always!).
               She was pleased with the challenge of learning to work with others; each group had to do a service project.  Their’s was to work with tutoring with the inner city students. They had two days to prepare and then give a presentation.
               She is presently involved with the Student Council and the Science Club at Kirksville High.
               Jack Tigner is a junior at Kirksville, plays trombone in the band.  
               He enjoyed the work of the film crew – individuals could go into the confessional booth and share whatever they wanted (usually something funny); the film crew would edit at the end of the day and make a presentation.  He really liked the fact that there were students from all over the state.
               His group’s service club was called TADAA – Teens Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse – one of the items they suggested was to plan a space for a YMCA like location that featured teens.
               He said the participants were exposed to Rotary during the larger sessions and it was the largest group that RYLA had hosted.
 
DAFFY DOLLARS
Karla Dwyer said it’s time for Hawkeye football, and she also put in for Troy’s family that suffered a house fire. Linette Page noted our guests; and our Rotary exchange student visiting us, and for Linda and helping with the workshop on Wednesday. Bob Schneider put in for Tom VanVleck whose wife passed away this week.  Sue Schneider noted Troy and others who were going through some challenges.  Janet Gremaud put in for Linda and her group; for safe travel for Jim Bergman and his group that were picking up books today in Bethany.  Linda Bowers put in for Linette and Janet helping with the workshop, and for Larry who doesn’t pick on her like Ernie!  Alie Fast said she was with her brother and his family from Florida last week, and this week her sister is coming in from California.  Pat Kurtzeman put in for Charlie, and for Tom’s wife who passed away as well.  Heather Condon gave her dollar for Dr. Tigner, who had been one of her teachers – she couldn’t remember what class, he reminded her it was for memory! And she also noted Troy’s family.  Amy Eagan put in for the athletic activities at Truman, for the volleyball team, men and women’s soccer team, etc.  Brita Hand said she wanted people to have safe travel this weekend. Marilyn Romine put in for Truman and Hawkeye football; and her mom is looking forward to seeing the Cubs in the World Series.  Ed Ross said he almost had a guest – didn’t show up!  Jim Wagner is excited they have family coming in this weekend.  Jon Peck put in for Kirksville sports, for Mark K and others.  Rick Steele was pleased with a very good program today.  Larry Burton put in for Troy and his family, for Be a buddy, and of course, the Cardinals.  Dale Watson said Ron and Debbie had visited this past week.  Steve Hansen put in for Mark – he’s in Vegas this week – must be doing better.  Wally Trosen said he was going to the Packers/Chiefs game this evening; and the other evening he and Ricci had gone out to eat with Steve and DeRaye for their 47th anniversary.  Terry Combs also put in for Troy – and Kudos to everyone for their support, rallying around one of our club members.  Bob Fredricks predicted a Packers win over the Chiefs this evening.  Zach Springer noted Troy’s house fire – it was a teachable moment for the children – always remember, don’t go back in if you have made it out safely – so what did Troy and Zach do?  They went back in the house to rescue the dog.  Also Zach is having a barbecue at his house at 5 pm on Saturday – come if you’d like – bring a dish to share!  Christine Steele had to leave early but she wanted to remember Tom Van Vleck’s wife.
 
REVEILLE, Thousand Hills Rotary Club --
Volume 28, Number 39, May 12, 2016, District 6040
 
GUESTS: GUESTS:  Debbie Snyder, Brie Anne Kite, Angie Kite
 
ANNOUNCEMENT:
Make up at one of the other two clubs in town: Noon Club, Wednesdays at Nazarene Church, Evening Club, Tuesdays, 5:15 at Wooden Nickel.
               June 21st is the date for the joint installation event – at the Country Club
               May 14 there’s a long range planning for the club. 9:30-11:30, at ACAD classroom, 708 W. Potter
               Sunday, May 22nd at Jacob & Heather Condon’s home – a club social – signup sheet will be available next week, too.
               June 9th, there is Rotary Night at the KC Zoo, $10 per person
               Tuesday, 7 am at Rosie’s is this month’s board meeting.
               Jim Bergman told us that they are sending out a communiqué about the Interact Retreat, June 3-4; could use donations of any size to help make this a success.
              
BLESSING BOWL
Elsie Gaber - $10 - Congrats!
She said this wasn’t the 1st time to accept $10 – other time was when her dad gave it to her for being a “good” child.
 
Next Week
Prayer – Michelle Horvath
Greeters: Bob Fredricks & Larry Burton
 
 
UPCOMING PROGRAMS
May 19 –
May 22 – Club Picnic at the Condon’s
May 26 – Yoga with Kelly
June 21 – Joint Installation at the Country Club
 
GOOD NEWS – WE’RE DOWN TO ONLY AROUND 15 LEFT TO PAY THEIR DUES – HELP US GET THIS DONE BEFORE THE END OF THE ROTARY YEAR! THANKS!
 
OUR PROGRAM – TOP TECH AWARDS
Each year our club selects two individuals to receive the TOP TECH awards from our club – individuals who are students in the Vo-Tech who exemplify the good things that are seen in excellent students.
               This year Brie Anne Kite who is a senior in the Teaching Careers program received the award and the $500 scholarship from our club.
               Also receiving an award and scholarship was Dakota Parish in the Building Trades program.
               Brie, who was at the meeting with her mother, Angie, told us that she will start her education at MACC and then ultimately probably transfer to Buena Vista in Ottumwa to pursue her goal to become a teacher.
               Debbie Snyder who is Judy Duden’s daughter, told how her mother worked with Head Start, helped to start the infant-toddler center as the director.
               Because of the program, individuals who study in this area can achieve being a National Child Director Associate which opens job opportunities in many places.
               All of this was expanded to the Teaching Careers program, which offers college level classes in the area of teacher preparation.
               Debbie told us how Brie had been assigned to assist in Mrs. Quigley’s Kingergarten class. Mrs. Quigley was named “Teacher of the Year” and is retiring this year because of health problems.  Mrs. Quigley said that Brie carried her classroom in her absence, even when there was a substitute teacher there.
               She pointed out that the University of Missouri accepts only 18 students in such a program – but also noted that students finishing the program in the Tech Center would be qualified to enter that program.
 
DAFFY DOLLARS
Wally Trosen reminded us that Michelle Horvath is starring in “Plaza Suite” next week; and for the Spring concert on Monday evening.  Charles Baldwin told us that we need to keep our perspective right – and it’s not just a matter of keeping perfect attendance – he comes to our club because he wants to!  Dave Hurt said he was ready for the weather to dry up. Jane Hurt had nothing in particular to say – but she put her money in!  Elsie Gabe noted the Fireside Chat – enjoyed it; and for Michelle’s humor. Heather Condon put in for Sue and her work with Days4Girls. Larry Burton put in for the Cardinals and a great club. Michelle Horvath said she got to attend two great events this week – the ROTC commissioning, and the Monday evening concert. Rick Steele noted today’s program.  Martin Stitzer said he’s looking for us to dodge more thunderstorms.  Jon Peck said his daughter is leaving for several months on a missions trip to Guatemala, and for the Blues! Zach Springer said they met with Ranee Brayton, our newest prospective member. Mark Krueger said a happy belated Mother’s Day to everyone – he met Martin in the store buying flowers.  Bob Schneider said he and his wife are going to spend a week in a tree house in southern Missouri on the White River.  Alie Fast said that she had a great birthday; she enjoyed the cheese cake that Betsy had made; and the other day she was talking with a lady from Webster Groves, found out she had been Alie’s teacher in 3rd grade.  Shirley Baldwin said her auction is on May 21st, looking forward to it being over.  Linda Bowers was pleased to announce that her son was graduating from MU School of Nursing.  Linette Page found the 2nd snake in her house; and for the award winners. Matt Wilson put in for a good dry day.  Cindy Thompson said her garden is booming with all the rain.  Pat Kurtzeman showed us the beautiful quilt that is the quilting club’s raffle item – several commented they knew exactly where it would go in their home.  Sandra Williams was pleased to be at the ground breaking of the new Hampton Inn.  Jim Bergman gets to go to Kansas City this weekend, will take in a Royals game and will also get to golf in Kansas.  Sue Schneider announced that at their next meeting of Days 4 Girls they will finish assembling their first 100 kits! Congratulations.  Ed Ross said he enjoyed being a greeter this morning with Sue – forced him to get here early.  Christine Steele said she had trouble pulling up some Rotary information on the computer but got help.  Terry Combs put in for the Blues win last evening, and for the scholarship winners.  Scott Meredith noted a great day.  Bob Fredricks put in for the Cardinals win, for the Blues win and for the Monday evening concert.  Jim Wagner told Mark that he should plant the flowers in the ground, not just throw them there.  Steve Peterson was pleased to tell us that his wife is graduating with her nursing degree.  Wayne Blackman was excited about the Blues win. Janet Gremaud said she enjoyed being at the packing up of our Shoes contribution: 204 pair of shoes, 90 pairs of socks and $100!
 
REVEILLE, Thousand Hills Rotary Club --
Volume 28, Number 23, January 7, 2016, District 6040
 
GUESTS:  from the noon club: Charles Baldwin
 
ANNOUNCEMENT:
Make up at one of the other two clubs in town: Noon Club, Wednesdays at Nazarene Church, Evening Club, Tuesdays, 5:15 at Wooden Nickel.
               On January 18th, MLK weekend they will be serving breakfast to the volunteers (the North Star club). They are looking for volunteers to provide breakfast items (casseroles, rolls/donuts, fruit trays) for that day. Contact Megan Bonham mbonham@atsu.edu.
               Glenda Hunt’s reception at the library on her retirement is Friday, January 8th – 3-5 pm; with a second one at the Dukum following.  It is also Fellowship Friday at the Dukum and you are encouraged to join other Rotarians there.
               Linette Page announced that Jim Bergman had agreed to be the President of our club for the 2017-18 year following Larry Burton.
               Tuesday, January 19th, 5:30 pm at the Dukum Inn is a Soup social involving all of the Rotary clubs – a separate announcement has been sent out.
               We are reminded that if you wish to make a donation to the Foundation in memory of Pat Murdock or Janet Gremaud’s mom, it should be done at one of the next two meetings. Make out check to the club; you will receive credit from the Foundation.
              
BLESSING BOWL
Janet Gremaud - $10 – Congrats!
Something new: when she was 6 she got a saddle and a pony to go with it! A great Christmas
 
Next Week
Prayer – Tyler George
Greeters: Courtney Bonnell & Mark Krueger
 
UPCOMING PROGRAMS
Jan 14 – Vocational Tech School
Jan 21 – Classification Talks – Matteson and Cagle
SPECIAL HONOR FOR ELSIE GABER
Elsie was recognized with a Level 3 honor because of the individuals she has sponsored to be a part of our club!  Thanks!
 
 
 
 
 
PROGRAM – REVERSE RAFFLE
          Karla Dwyer reminded us that she and Pat Murdock were the co-chairs of the Reverse Raffle and the club is going to have to pitch in and help – as it always has.
          She said that she had been discussing with Pat the pros and cons of previous raffles. Among the pros were: it’s a positive money maker, great fellowship working together, increase in ticket sale. We started out with 100 tickets the first year; last year we sold 145 and then raffled off 5 more at the event.  The food was good from Coltons (they have agreed to cater again this year).
          Among the cons were the facility – we have outgrown the Shrine Club – too crowded, noise level high, sound system was bad.
          We are moving to the Moose Lodge this year – a larger venue, they are being accommodating and working with us; the bar tenders will be better. Karla said we needed a stage bookkeeper and Dave volunteered to do it again this year.  
          Marilyn and Terri talked about the fact that the silent and live auction items account for about half of our profit.  Marilyn said they really need everything in place by the first meeting in April, so a list can be put together for the guests.  She has a number of baskets (see above) that can be used to put together packages – you can get a basket from her, or supply her with the items and she’ll put it together. SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH – THE DATE!
          Terry Combs told us that in the 3 years that we have done this we have netted around $37,000! It has continued to grow each year.
          Terri Jones put together a basked (tray, Lottery tickets, candle, etc. Jim Wagner auctioned it off for us – Thanks Terry Combs for purchasing it for $45!
          (see attached for list of items that have sold the best at previous auctions!)
 
 
DAFFY DOLLARS
Wally Trosen, something about Moscow mule, Royals, Chiefs. Michelle Horvath put in for Pat; Dave Hurt said he’d missed a few meetings, and for lost friends; Heather Condon noted Pat, and when she first joined there was something about a speed limit; Pat warned her that Jim drove the speed limit. Ernie Loft also put in for Pat, honored to serve at the funeral. Larry Burton put in for Pat; sport scene keeps getting worse (his teams are losing). Martin Stitzer noted Pat, the Reverse Raffle, and his grandson. Karla Dwyer said she’s going to miss Pat, for the Iowa Hawkeyes, Reverse Raffle is April 16. Marilyn Romine said today is her mom’s 93rd birthday, and for Pat.  Bob Schneider said Happy New Year, for the new word from Kraft. Sue Schneider said Days for Girls is starting again this Saturday, 9 to 4. Shirley Baldwin put in for Pat (she had been her sponsor). Linette Page put in for Pat, and they have a new addition in their family, a cat that will only respond to Brett.  Scott Meredith also noted Pat and said December is over – too many things to do that month.  Bob Hardwick said his granddaughter turned 2 and a safe 2016 for everyone.  Christine Steele put in for Pat, and for Tae Kwon Do – kids said she’s won’t make it. Terry Combs put in for Pat, and for a better year. Bob Fredricks said he completed his 16th gallon of blood donations; and he reminded everyone that Pat was a faithful giver – need others to step up. Cindy Thompson also noted Pat, and the Reverse Raffle. Charles Baldwin said he would be gone a few months. Terri Jones put in for Pat, the basket – which included a lottery ticket.  Polly Matteson said the students are coming back; also for Pat. Elsie Gaber put in for Pat, the Hawaiian team is back, and what a great membership we have.  Pat Kurtzeman remembered Pat Murdock; Steve Hansen put in for the friends we have lost. Jim Bergman also noted Pat. Wayne Blackman put in for Pat, and for Alex Gordon who agreed to a new contract with the Royals. Jim Wagner noted Pat.  Brett Moser put for the Chiefs, for Pat, and he announced that he has taken a job in Kansas City and will be leaving this area this month.  Amy Eagan, noted Pat, and said how can you come back from Hawaii looking whiter?  Brita Hand said the team has a game on Saturday.  Tony van Soest said he was here; for Pat, and he finally brought the grandpa hat back to pass on (Scott got it!) Matt Wilson also remembered Pat, and said that it’s wrestling season again, his sons are enjoying it.  Courtney Bonnell put in for Pat, for pregnancy (and she can’t eat all that candy so she brought it to share.  For the chaos of lie, and they have sold their house, so they are moving to Kirksville.  Zach Springer noted that Pat had been so welcoming, as had the rest of the club.  He was so sure he was going to win the Power Ball- and then he wouldn’t be working today. He picked the power ball number and won $4 so it’s back to work. Tyler George said his wife got her LSAT score – very high and she can choose where she wants to go for graduate school.  He said he’s going along with her! For the basketball team, and for Pat.  Janet Gremaud said she was putting in her money to honor those that we have lost.  Linda Bowers put in for Pat, and for a better 2016 (we’ve lost too many!). Ed Ross also honored Pat.
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