Stroudsburgs Rotary
 
MonRotary
Volume 89 Issue 43 May 14, 2020
Featured Speaker & Announcements
President's Corner
Mark your calendars for June 20-26 for an exciting opportunity to gather online with the family of Rotary for our first virtual convention – for free!

Together, we’ll still experience the spirit of Rotary, be inspired by innovation, celebrate our resilience, and explore how clubs are addressing COVID-19. Join us to experience Rotary in action during our Flag Ceremony, witness the power of connection during our general sessions, learn new ways to engage with Rotary during our breakout sessions, find inspiration from our global speakers, and much more.

We have never needed Rotary — and we have never needed each other — more than we do now. We hope to see you online, because Now More Than Ever, Rotary Connects the World. We finished up our Membership Incentive campaign and it was Hugely Successful!  From the start of the Campaign (a little more than 1 month ago) we have approved 27 new members for Rotary.  Our plan is to have all of these individuals inducted before the end of this month.  Congratulations to the new members, to our Club and to Rotary!
 
REGISTER at https://www.riconvention.org/ to check out all the sessions available.
 
Thanks and see you soon!
President Jeff Gilbert
 
 
Meet some of our new members!
Below are headshots of some of our newly inducted members!  Be sure to hop on to zoom and say hey!
Tom Nieman (Lunch Meeting)
Gene Prospero (Evening Meeting)
Catharina Litjens (Evening Meeting)
Santa AKA Bill Asher (LOL)  (Evening Meeting)
 
Artisan Bread Fundraiser
From the desk of Rotarian Leslie Underhill
About 3 1/2 weeks ago I lost my little Jack Russell of 16 years.   I found myself needing a distraction so I started a sourdough starter.  It needs almost as much time and attention as that little 12 pound rascal.  Through my baking trials I have gotten to making a really beautiful, rustic and tasty Artisan Loaf called Pain de Campagne, which is about a 1 3/4 -2 pound round loaf.  It is made with white, wheat and sometimes a touch of Rye flour, salt, water and yeast (which is the sourdough).  It improves with age for a couple of days after baking and can last nearly a week (if you have self control).  
 
I'm making 4 loaves a day and and asking for a $20 donation to the Stroudsburg Rotary Foundation.  Last week raised a little over $400 for the Foundation.  I writing to ask for your help.  I am not asking you to buy this bread (you do so much for Rotary already) but I am asking you to tell your friends, family members, neighbors and co workers who are in the area.  The votes are in and this is a very good bread, unlike anything you can buy in this area and we are supporting a great cause.  
 
Anyone can email me at santoshaontheridge@gmail.com or reach me at 570-476-0203, and we will deliver or arrange to meet halfway when possible.  If you want to help with delivery, let me know.
Looking to stay Connected?
The ClubRunner app is connected to BOTH our club website and District website.  You can check out upcoming events, service opportunities, newsletters and more!  It is also a mobile directory for our club!  Members phone numbers, email addresses and mailing addresses are listed here at the touch of your fingertips!  You can even call or text right from the app!  Download the app right from your phone or tablets app store and you are all set.  It is FREE!  When you download the app, test it out by calling or texting Jessica Peetz to say hi!  
 
Completely, free to download and use, this app will let you access the key info you need while you're on the go. Password protected just like your website, the ClubRunner Mobile app allows you to to view your member directory, contact your members and executives, read the latest articles posted to your website, learn more about your upcoming events and speakers, view your meeting details and track your attendance statistics, right from your smartphone or tablet!
ZOOM-Lunch Mtg
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11:45 am
Meeting ID: 657 892 054
Password: 779813
 
One tap mobile
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ZOOM-Evening Mtg
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Meeting ID: 412 241 206
Mobile 929-436-2866
Upcoming Events
Pocono Mountains United Way Crisis Response Fund
Apr 01, 2020 – May 31, 2020
 
Stroudsburg Area School District Meal Delivery
Apr 27, 2020 – Jun 12, 2020
 
Community Support Team-Wednesdays Meetings
May 20, 2020 5:00 PM –
Jun 24, 2020 5:00 PM
 
District 7410 Banner Exchange
Jun 30, 2020
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
Project Healing Waters
Jul 08, 2020
 
View entire list
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ange Ortenzi
May 4
 
Barbara Herting
May 4
 
Don Page
May 4
 
Karen Bastidas
May 5
 
Michael Katz
May 12
 
Dave Yarosh
May 19
 
Tricia Wingerter
May 19
 
Angel Santos
May 25
 
Jennifer Narkavich
May 28
 
Anniversaries
Theresa Johnson
Rusty
May 7
 
Jessica Peetz
Allan Peetz
May 31
 
YOUR OPINIONS COUNT!  LET'S HEAR IT!
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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL

Rotary clubs in districts across Italy worked together to procure state-of-the-art equipment needed to combat the deadly coronavirus disease for 26 hospitals around the country.

 

The ongoing evolution of Rotaract is redefining its place within Rotary.

 

Rotary clubs in East Africa are forging partnerships to provide hand washing stations and food in areas where social distancing is a luxury that few can afford.

 
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