WEEKLY ROTOGEAR NEWSLETTER

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

 
Programs

Veteran Recognition & Care(Lunch)

On November 16th, Rotary welcomes Mr. Paul Roberts, Director, Cheyenne Veterans Administration Medical Center, during the Club’s Veterans Day program Wednesday at the Lincoln Center. Mr. Roberts will provide a Veteran-focused message, comment on VA services & initiatives, and introduce Northern Colorado’s “super VA clinic” that officially opened in May 2022 in Loveland. The 75,000 square-foot building offers state-of-the-art health care across multiple medical disciplines. READ MORE...
 
 
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Rotary Foundation Report (Evening on Nov. 16th)

For our evening meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 16th, Rotary members Andrew Stewart and Robin Steele will highlight the international projects supported by the Rotary International Foundation this year. The presentation will be at 5:30 at the SweetWater Brewery. For those of us who are contributors to the Foundation, this will be a chance to see how are funds are being leveraged and applied.  For those of us considering support to the Foundation for the first time, this ought to get us motivated!  READ MORE...
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RECAP: I’m HERBERT, a 1-Act comedy

In a departure from our usual presentations of facts, figures, accomplishments, and opinion, our guests Sandi Klug, Louise Thornton, and David Siever presented a one-act play by Robert Anderson entitled “I’m Herbert”.  This play is one of four unrelated one-act plays that make up the 1967 script “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running”.  Incidentally, Anderson had a lengthy list of credits including “I Never Sang for My Father” and “The Sand Pebbles”.  READ MORE...
 
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Rotary Investment Fellowship
The Rotary Investment Fellowship will meet shortly after this week's lunch meeting at the Lincoln Center. We will discuss the anticipated effects of the recent election on the economy.  All points of view are welcome!

Announcements

Holiday Party
Our annual holiday party will be held on Sunday, December 4 from 5:30-8:30 pm. at the Fort Collins Country Club.  Cost is $50/per person and includes a buffet dinner, live entertainment, and prizes.  A cash bar will be available.  The buffet includes salad, carving station, salmon, vegetables, potatoes and dessert.
 
 
 
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Community Grants - Arts & Culture
Community Grants committee is now accepting applications under their Arts & Culture Program category.  Application deadline is January 30, 2023. See Press Release here for details.
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Volunteer Service Projects
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Boots & Coats
Recently we helped sort & distribute Coats & Boots to underserved students in local elementary schools.  The coats and boots were partially funded by a District  Grant.
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Lunch Rotarians
Please remember to help out by signing up on our “member information page”.  Set up person is in charge of getting supplies to the Lincoln Center.  Clean up person returns the supplies back to Kathy Nicol
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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
Noon Meeting
Lincoln Center
Nov 16, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 
Investment Fellowship
Nov 16, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
Evening Meeting
SweetWater Brewing
Nov 16, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
Volunteer Opportunity - Food Share
Food Bank Warehouse
Nov 19, 2022
9:15 AM – 11:30 AM
 
Noon Meeting
Lincoln Center
Nov 23, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 
Science and Engineering Fellowship
Lincoln Center
Nov 23, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
Noon Meeting
Lincoln Center
Nov 30, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 
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