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Posted by Kim Dobson on Oct 23, 2014
“No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference.”
Happy October Birthday To:
Mary Margaret Baker-26th
Tom Blackburn Rodriguez-26th
Drop drop off your HI5 redemption aluminum cans and plastic bottles at any of the five Aloha Recycling locations (in Kihei accross from Hope Chapel) and tell them credit the amount to our club. The club will get the full 5 cents for each container and you can ge a receipt for tax purposes.
Rotary International partners with Global FoodBanking Network and Youth Services America
New Rotarian Action Group helps countries grow food that suits their nutritional needs
Correcting the "Green Revolution" mistake of promoting Americani-European farming in developing countries, this Rotary project changes the focus to indigenous crops that can allow the population to eat more nutritiously according to their specific needs and are already adapted to local pests, diseases, and climatic conditions.
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Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea
Luncheon Meeting at Mulligan's on the Blue
October 8, 2014
Our meeting was called to order at 1215 by President Jim Calandra.
Joe Mitchell led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Cynthia Clark read the thought of the day. If “Me” and my “Intuition” can get along, all will be well.
Janice Eisler read the funny of the day.
Elderly fellow still alive with risky lifestyle while his doctor couldn’t comment as he is dead!
*Gloria read a letter from scholarship recipient Carter Umetsu who is in St. Louis at Washington University doing well.
Still playing the violin and water polo.
He loves the dorm and looks forward to being home for Christmas.
*Stuart announced the need for members to sign up for Heavy, medium and light duties at the youth fair Saturday October 11.
Please Sign up for the following:
- Potential Rotary Leaders Seminar (PRLS) Workshop – Oct 11 All day course $40, club will pay
- Maui Children Youth Day – Oct 11, KYC
- Food Bank Collection – 11/22, 11/23 Safeway
- Island Wide Polio Plus Fundraiser – 11/25
Ron Harris, returning from his trip to New England, auctioned off a bottle of pure maple syrup.
Steve Moksnes won the auction.
Kit Hawkins introduced our guest speaker.
Charlie Jenks proclaims to be the fifth scariest person on Maui behind four policeman!
Halloween is coming again.
Charlie worked in Public Works under Linda Lingle.
He was Deputy Director and Director for a total of eight years.
Charlie has been involved in land acquisition and development partnered with Steve Goodfellow and other prominent Maui residents; Harry Rice among them.
His properties include:
*Wailea 670, Piilani Promenade
*86 acres near the racetrack
(hopefully for heavy industry)
As well as several other multimillion dollar projects in the planning to keep Maui strong economically!
Jim introduced new members:
Lina Prudencio sponsor Scott Matthews
Jason Linhart sponsor Barry Hyman.
Stuart Karlan, Joe Mitchell, Mark Harbison and Don Gross
read several quotes on the meaning of Rotary and Rotarians.
Larry Shapiro announced the Magic Marble.
Guest Speaker Charlie Jenks drew the number and guests Bob and Lori Seibert from Medford won the draw but not the prize of $431.oo
The meeting was closed by president Jim at 1320
Billie led us in the Four Way Test
Stuart led us in singing Happy Birthday to Alan, Happy Anniversary to Mark and Lisa Harbison
as well as the Aloha song.
Charlotte George Smith
How long have you lived on Maui? Since March 1998
When did you join rotary? November, 2011
What is the most unusual job you've worked at? First job at NASA, 6 weeks after they opened the first offices in Houston. The lunar landing program was just gearing up, and the site of the Johnson Space Center was a cow pasture!
What one word best describes you? Perseverance
What is one thing you wish you could change about yourself?
I want lots more change... of the monetary type!
What is the biggest risk you ever took? Shutting down a complex life in Houston and moving myself, possessions & 2 cats to Maui when I took early retirement from NASA.
What did you want to be when you were little? A scientist like my Dad, and a pilot.
What is the next immediate priority in your life? Selling books (my own, of course)
Name two things on your bucket list:
A. Join the 1%.
B. Avoid kicking buckets, especially that one!
What is the biggest challenge you've overcome? Realizing I can't rule the world till I figure out what in the world is going on!
Thanks for being our October Member of the Month, Charlotte.
AUNG SAN SUU KYI SPEAKS TO THE ROTARY GLOBAL PEACE FORUM
One of the Five Avenues of Service: Club Service
October 8, 2014
Happy Dollars-Cecelia Camp
Breakdown/4way Test-Jeanne Duberstein
Magic Marble-Paige Fontaine
October 15, 2014
Happy Dollars-Billie Moksnes
Breakdown/4way Test-Scott Matthews
Magic Marble-Paige Fontaine
October 22, 2014
Happy Dollars-Mary Margaret Baker
Breakdown/4way Test-Gloria Lukens
Magic Marble-Paige Fontaine
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION MINUTE
The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the suppo rt of education, and the alleviation of poverty.
A big portionof that mandate includes polio eradication through Polio Plus.
The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.
How can you help? Donate today to Polio Plus or Rotary Foundation Annual Programs Fund.
Checks should be made payable to
The Rotary Foundation and your donation is tax deductible.
You may turn in your donation to Barry Hyman, our Foundation Chair person!
Donating to the Rotary Foundation is supposed to be a continuing process. Rotarians worldwide are asked to contribute at least $100 per year to The Rotary Foundation,
....even after becoming Paul Harris Fellows.
Speaker Seekers for 2014
December-Mary Margaret Baker
Club Duty Descriptions:
Descriptions Online at: http://www.mauirotary.org/RolesandDuties.cfm
Missed a meeting and need a make-up? Log on to RCKW.org and watch at least two of the meeting videos, then write Secretary Stuart Karlan a note so your make-up will help the club's attendance record. Other ways to earn make up credit is by:
- Attending another Rotary club's meeting - or
- Attending a RCKW board meeting, attending an RCKW committee meeting - or
- Attending an RCKW sponsored event.
When you make up a missed meeting, you are not only helping yourself, you are helping your club!
Invite someone to Rotary today!
What are some of the benefits of being an RCKW member?
• Satisfaction of helping others, broaden circle of friends
• Being affilitated with International humanitarian projects
• Becoming aware of the needs of your community
• Feeling great about really making a difference.
Got someone in mind who may be interested in membership? Invite them to a meeting. There is a simple contact form in the storage cabinet that you to fill out and give to the membership chair or secretary "How to Propose a New Member".
Each One! Reach One! Because membership in Rotary is by invitation only, it is important for every one of us to invite a friend to Rotary. More members means more energy, fresh ideas, more hands for service projects, more fellowship!
The Four Way test of things we think, say, and do
First- Is it the truth?
Second- Is it fair to all concerned?
Third- Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
Fourth- Will it be beneficial to all concerned? .... And
Fifth- Is it fun?
|RCKW Mission Statement: In the spirit of the Rotary Four-Way Test, strive to improve the lives, health, and well being of citizens (with a special emphasis on children) in our community and that of underprivileged communities around the world. Achieve meaningful results for our service projects in an atmosphere of fun, fellowship, and aloha.
Please call or send newsletter corrections and suggestions to Stuart Karlan: 891-8457, firstname.lastname@example.org.