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CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ROTARY IN FORT COLLINS
James Pierson Beckwourth: Black Mountain Man; Gaudy Liar?
After an intro by Dan Ward, Rotarian Bob Meroney will bring to life the history of a man with Colorado ties whose life was so colorful that it defied belief.  James Pierson Beckwourth, (1798-1866) was born a slave in Frederick County, VA.  His father was Jennings Beckwith, a plantation owner, who raised James as his own.  At an early age he trapped the frontier in Missouri and then moved west to work for the Rocky Mountain Fur Company.
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$3,500 Youth Grant Presented to Respite Care
Community Grants Committee members Sally Lee and Kent Sutherland presented a Youth Grant to Respite Care of Fort Collins.  Executive Director LeAnn Massey accepted the $3,500 check.   Your Local Charities contributions at work in our community!  
The American Revolution in a Broad Context
On July 3, in recognition of the upcoming 4th of July celebration, RCFC member Henry Weisser presented a review of the American Revolution that pointed out many background aspects of the conflict and results of the conflict that put Britain in a much better light than we normally see in our history books. 
 
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THIS WEEK'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcements Editor Bonnie Titley
The Rotary History Fellowship will meet immediately after the regular meeting in the foyer. Our topic this week will be:'What are your opinions about the Democratic candidates after watching or hearing about the Democratic debates?' Everyone's opinions will be welcome in a free discussion.
 
Highway Clean Up is back!  Summer Highway Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday 7/20/19, 8:00am at Sundance Saloon on Mulberry/Highway 14.  See Ron Stoops to sign up.  
 
A visiting Rotarian from Scotland invited all to participate in their golf tournament next summer, partially held at the Royal and Ancient Golf Course.
 
President Rob announced that effective this month, the Finance Committee meeting has been changed to the 2nd Thursday, and the Board Meeting has been changed to the 3rd Thursday each month.  Both meetings are from 3:30 to 5:00 in the Markley Motors Conference room.  Rob reiterated that all are invited.
 
President Rob also announced that for those wishing to apply for the new Noon Membership Without Meals category, a form needs to be completed and submitted to the Membership Committee.  
 
The Peach Festival reports $40K in sponsorship so far.  About 1/3 of the volunteer slots have been filled, leaving 2/3 still open.  Please sign up at https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2829116/false#/invitation
 
July TIPS Training will be Thursday, July 18th, 7-10 pm; First Bank, Lower Level, 100 South College Avenue
 
Bill Timpson announced the many Peace Fellowship activities, including a film, Veterans for Peace, a newsletter, Partners for Peace and a Peace Fellows award.  
 
If you need help signing up for King Soopers loyalty card, see Sally Lee.
 
Interested in being a volunteer driver at the hospital?  See Don Eversoll.
 
Incoming president Rob Marschke urged members to get their financial commitment forms in!!
 
Club Secretaries Rod Morrison and Cindy DeGroot will work this coming year to update everyone’s ClubRunner profile.  See Cindy or Rod if you need help.  
 
Del Benson reported the Fellowship Committee encourages home fellowship evenings.  Talk to Del if you are interested.
 
PDG Mike Forney invited retired professionals to join SCORE (Senior Corps Of Retired Executives).  Volunteers work with small business personnel to enhance their business.  Counselors are needed in Ft. Collins.  If interested, contact Mike Forney.
 
Martin Limbird urged members to attend the Rotary International conference in Hawaii next year, June 6-10.  
 
Volunteers for greeter coordinator and front desk duty are needed.
 
Bill Schaffter urges participation in Fort Collins Read Aloud.  For information, go to Fortcollinsreadaloud.org.

Marty Bachman reminds all to report special occasions/events/illness that the Care and Recognition Committee should acknowledge.  Call Marty, Susan Brand, Melanie Chamberlain, or Jeanne Fangman.

Upcoming Events
Noon Mtg. Program: UCHealth Cancer Center Research
Jul 17, 2019
 
Board of Directors Meeting
Markley Honda
Jul 18, 2019
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
 
BREW (Beers Rotarians Enjoy Worldwide)
Horse & Dragon Brewery
Jul 18, 2019 4:00 PM
 
Noon Mtg. Program: A Japanese Soldier's Diary
Jul 24, 2019 12:00 PM
 
Evening Meeting (Formerly Satellite)
Lake Sherwood HOA Pool
Jul 24, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Noon Mtg. Program: OSHER at CSU
Jul 31, 2019 12:00 PM
 
STEM Committee
Drake Center
Aug 07, 2019
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
 
Evening Meeting
Island Grill
Aug 07, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Finance Committee meeting
Markley Motors Honda Building
Aug 08, 2019 3:30 PM
 
Membership Committee
Drake Center
Aug 14, 2019
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
 
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