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Welcome Russ Miller, District 6970’s representative on the Rotary Director’s Advisory Council

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Lunch at 12:00pm - Meeting at 12:30pm

 Meet Russ Miller
District 6970 Representative on the Rotary Director's Advisory Council

Currently retired and living in Palatka, Florida with his wife of 38 years, Susan. Russ & Susan lived in Wesley Chapel, FL for almost 30 years. After 35 years in sales and marketing primarily within the printing industry Russ spends almost all of his time volunteering either in Rotary, the Guardian ad Litem program or serving on the Board of The Lee Conlee House.
Russ joined Rotary in December of 1999 by starting a new club and proudly maintains perfect attendance. Served as Club President in 2001/2002, District Annual Giving Chair for four years beginning in 2003, AG for two years, District Governor, District Rotary Foundation Chair, District 6970 Trainer, Assistant Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, most all club and district committees and now serves as District 6970’s representative on the Rotary Director’s Advisory Council, Zone 33/34 Treasurer and District Membership Chair.  

Russ quickly became a Paul Harris Fellow, Benefactor, Level Seven Bequest Society member and a Level Two Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation. He has been recognized as a Club Rotarian of the Year multiple times, District Rotarian of the Year and a Champion of The Rotary Foundation.

Russ enjoys all things Rotary, RVing, kayaking and meeting people.

Mark Your Calendars - Service Project

PET Mobility Project! We need 10 people to help Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Penny Farms to build scooters!!! The gift of mobility to millions of people in developing countries who are unable to walk! We will be building three-wheeled, hand powered scooters for physically challenged individuals who have lost mobility due to landmine explosions, illness, birth defects, disease or accidents!

Volunteer to build PET parts on Saturday, October 12th from 9am - 12pm.

Come far we have the following volunteers signed up: 
  • Mary Alice Phelan
  • Jay Plotkin (3)
  • Dinkins Grange
  • Robyn Watson
  • Dan and Rosemary Robie
  • Chris Bouton
  • Stevan Jones
  • Cheryl Robitzsch
  • Sandi Christiansen (3)
  • Bill Langley

Mark Your Calendars - Service Project
Please Participate in the Second Harvest Can Food Drive!!
Don't forget to bring in 3 to 5 can goods or non perishable food items!! 
Club goal is 300 items!! For those who what to make check donation, please make checks payable to Second Harvest (EIN# 59-1965600) so you get your IRS filing credit. Thank you!!

Mark Your Calendars - Rotary Fall Social Event
What: FL-GA Oyster Roast (dinner, live band)
When: 6:30PM, Fri., Nov. 1 (night before the game!)
Where: San Jose Country Club
How much: $50 per person, inclusive
Dress: Casual, long pants for gentlemen and your school colors!

It is the best party you could possibly attend the evening before the big game with great food and entertainment!

Minutarian Update, Week 13

Week 13. Rotary Minute

This week, DG Art indicates he is often asked during my club visits, how many breakfast clubs we have, lunch clubs, dinner. That is, how many clubs meet on Monday, Tuesday, etc., so he looked it all up.
  • Busiest Day: Tuesday with 19 club meetings.
  • Most Lunch Meetings: Tuesday and Wednesday with 9 each.
  • Most Breakfast Meetings: Thursday with 7.
  • Number of Lunch Meetings: 29
  • Number of Breakfast Meetings: 21
  • Breakfast Meetings on Monday Morning: 0
  • Dinner Meetings on Friday Night: 0

Get engaged, yes Engage Rotary, Change Lives
Have a wonderful week!
District Governor Art

Frank Kohler, Past President of the Rotary Club of Lexington Park, Maryland, was one of the twelve victims at the Navy Yard shooting, in DC. Please keep Frank and all the other innocents, in your thoughts and prayers.