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CoronaVoyage: Semester at Sea During a Global Pandemic
Scott Denning will join RCFC (via ZOOM) this Wednesday, June 3, to talk about his recent “Semester at Sea” during the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Semester at Sea is a study abroad program established in 1963, now headquartered at CSU.  According to Denning, he “taught 560 college students on the 128th voyage of Semester at Sea, which was without a doubt the best teaching and learning experience of my long professional career.”
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Evening Fellowship Extends Rotary Clothing Sale Deadline to June 15
Kelly Kettler announced the extension of  Rotary logo-ed clothing sale to fund a $5000 Book Trust grant, an Evening Fellowship sponsored charity.  The new deadline for orders is July 15.  Their hope is when doing service projects or just out in the community, more Rotary gear would be seen sparking conversations with potential new members.  For more information go to https://sport-about.printavo.com/merch/rotary
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UCHealth, the Hospital Industry, and Covid-19
Last week, RCFC member and CEO of UC Health in Northern Colorado, Kevin Unger, delivered a timely review of the local community and hospital response to the COVID 19 pandemic.  In his introduction of our speaker, President Rob Marschke noted how Kevin and the hospital system under his leadership continue to receive recognition through many prestigious national awards.
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Yearly Charities "Ask" Launched
In launching RCFC's annual request for Charitable contributions, Robin Steele presented The Rotary Foundation's work, how it is funded, and how the funds are used for Global and District Matching Grants, multiplying the value of RCFC's IPG grants, and occasionally District Matched community grants.  Additional presentations from RCFC's Community Grants, Scholarships, Legacy Fund and other charitable committees will follow over the next few weeks.  
Virtual District Conference Announced

Please join District Governor Chris Woodruff for what promises to be the shortest District Conference ever!  This year celebrate the 2019-2020 District 5440 Rotary year via ZOOM, June 13, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.  

The conference will feature Johrita Solari, our RI Director and George McGraw, the Executive Director of Dig Deep, our Navajo Water project, as guest speakers.   District awards will be presented and the traditional Rose Ceremony will be held virtually.  Please register and receive the Zoom invitation via an email sent by Kellie Kegerreis.

Executives & Directors
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President Elect
 
Evening Meeting Chair
 
Treasurer
 
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Executive Secretary
 
Secretary
 
Foundation Chair
 
Board Member
 
Board Member
 
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Chair Elect-Evening Membership
 
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President-Elect Nominee
 
Immediate Past President
 
THIS WEEK'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Editor: Bonnie Titley
Urgent/Current Announcements:
A Peacebuilder Committee Zoom meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday at 1:30.  Info available from Rob or Bill Timpson.
 
President Rob announced that RCFC is recruiting a treasurer, additional members of the Finance Committee and a paid, part-time bookkeeper.  Contact President Rob or PE Del Benson for details.  
 
RCFC's next Finance Committee meeting is June 11, via Zoom.  Contact President Rob for details.  
 
RCFC Board of Directors will meet via Zoom on the 3rd Thursday of June.  Details to follow.  

Dick Dunn, a member of our club for 37 years, passed away from heart failure on Wednesday, May 20.   Allnutt is handling funeral arrangements.  He was a friend to all and will be greatly missed.  Rob suggested members send cards to the family.
 
Older Announcements Still Relevant:
Fourth quarter invoices for the Operations (Club) Budget have been distributed, anticipating no meals or facilities for the quarter.  Members are encouraged to consider donating cost savings to our RCFC Charities.
 
Fourth Quarter invoices for Charities will go out at the end of May or in early June. 
 
RY 2020-21 "Ask" (Financial Commitment)" forms are planned for around June 1, and will be due back immediately.  
 
Wednesday Noon member who wish to switch from “With Meals” to “Without Meals” need to submit (only once) a signed, written request form available from the Membership Committee or downloaded from our ClubRunner website.
 
Mara Johnson announced that the Rotary exchange program has been cancelled for the 2020-21 school year.  RCFC outbound student Natalie may still be able to spend the 2021-22 school year in Germany.  
 
Annette Geiselman announced that the Blood Bank is looking for anyone who has experienced and recovered from the Covid19 virus.  Contact the Blood Center.
 
The Rotary Read Book Group's next meeting is June 11, discussing Grant by Ron Chernow.  If you are interested in attending please read the book Grant and contact Dave Stewart.  
 
The RYLA Board has decided to postpone the 2020 RYLA, Young RYLA, and RYLA Plus conferences until 2021.  Those 11th graders who applied to RYLA and graduated from PSD this year will be eligible to apply for RYLA 2021.  However, this year's Seniors are no longer eligible to attend RYLA 2021.
 
Kathy Hawkins announced we now have a credit card charge device.  Member charges and contributions can now be handled at our weekly meetings.
 
Sally Lee reported King Soopers rebate of $468.00 that goes directly into our charitable budget.  If you haven’t signed up yet, see Sally.
 
Marty Bachman urged members to shop on Amazon Smile.  Rebates would be credited to our club at the rate of 0.5%.  Look for the Amazon logo on our website.
 
SPECIAL NOTE:  Kathy Hawkins cautioned members not to pay dues AND charities with a single checks.  For charities contributions to be tax-deductible, you must write a separate check.
 
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.
 
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
The Story of Experience Plus Bicycling
Jun 10, 2020 12:00 PM
 
Finance Committee meeting
Online - Zoom
Jun 11, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Rotary District 5440 Virtual Conference
Jun 13, 2020
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
The UN Mission in Iraq
Jun 17, 2020 12:00 PM
 
Board Meeting
Zoom
Jun 18, 2020
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
 
Rotary Virtual Convention
Jun 20, 2020 – Jun 26, 2020
 
Changing of the Guard
Jun 24, 2020 12:00 PM
 
Finance Committee meeting
Online - Zoom
Jul 09, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
 
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