WEEKLY ROTOGEAR NEWSLETTER

Your source for upcoming speakers, special events, and timely announcements from the Rotary Club of Fort Collins.

 

Programs

50 Years Old and Getting Better!  (DMA plaza apartments)

On Wednesday, September 7, our friend and a long-time Rotarian, Mike Sollenberger, is our guest for lunch at the Lincoln Center.  Dave Stewart will do our speaker’s introduction. Mike Sollenberger , long active in real estate and business development, is now the president of the board for the DMA Plaza, and he will provide the  history of the facility, and explain why this affordable housing for seniors is  so important to our community.   READ MORE...
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Sweetwater Brewery Tour - September 7th Evening
Our September 7th evening meeting, 5:30, at Sweetwater Brewing Company will have a special program with Sweetwater taproom manager Valerie Miller, including a brewery tour.  You will not want to miss it!  READ MORE...
 
Also a great meeting to invite guests!
 
 
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Sustainable Peacebuilding Fellowship
On Wednesday, after the noon meeting, the Peacebuilding Fellowship will meet at the Lincoln Center.  The topic will be "Politics through the eyes of a former peace corps volutneer" with Mayor Jeni Arndt.
 

Announcements

Fall Assembly - Registration is Open!
Registration is now open for all Rotarians to attend our District Fall Assembly on October 8th.  Josh Moore, Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Wyoming National Guard, will be the keynote speaker.  Breakout sessions include: Rotary Orientation; Rotary Foundation; Preventing Volunteer Burnout; Membership; and more! All members are invited and encouraged to attend, great opportunity to network with fellow Rotarians from accross the district. Tenative Agenda.
 
 
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New Member Approved - James Kieckhefer 
The Board has approved for membership the application for James Kieckhefer. James states "I am originally from Mill Valley, California. I moved to Boulder, CO in August of 2014 to complete my undergraduate degree in psychology (minoring in religious studies) at Naropa University. I graduated in 2017. In May of 2019, I applied for an entry-level job at Colorado Parks & Wildlife as a gate attendant at Eldorado Canyon State Park in Boulder County."  READ MORE...
 
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Now Accepting Grant Applications
The Community Grants committee is now accepting grant applications under the Health and Wellness program category.  Applications will be accepted until October 28, 2022.  Please encourage 501-C3 non-profit agencies to apply.  All information can be found under the Community Grants tab on our website.
 
 
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Summer Picnic
Special thanks to our Fellowship Committee and everyone who helped plan and execute our summer picnic. There was close to a hundred attendees, great food, fellowship and fun.
 
 
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Rotary - Peace Corps Week
From Sept. 19th to 23rd, there is an opportunity for members of both organizations to collaborate, share their resources, and co-create projects that will have an even greater impact. It is hosted by Partnering for Peace, a group of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are also Rotary members and are passionate about the impact we can all make together through the official Rotary-Peace Corps partnership. 
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Rotary Cornhole Showdown
At the Tuesday night Cornhole League this week, our Rotary #1 team squared off against our Rotary #2 team. The match ended in a tie!
 
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Member Information Page
Links for lunch RSVP, lunch cleanup, and setup RSVP can be found on our Member Information Page.
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Upcoming Events
Rotary Cornhole League
The Exchange
Sep 06, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Evening Meeting
SweetWater Brewing Company
Sep 07, 2022
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Noon Meeting
Lincoln Center
Sep 07, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 
Peace Builder Fellowship
Lincoln Center
Sep 07, 2022
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM UTC-06:00
 
Volunteer Opportunity - Gardens at Spring Creek
Gardens on Spring Creek
Sep 10, 2022
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
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