Stroudsburgs Rotary
Issue 93 Volume 31 Mar 6, 2023
Featured Speaker & Announcements
Last Week's Speakers Mar 2, 2023
A big thank you to Todd Nemura, with the United Way who filled in as our speaker, discussing different investment ways of giving back financially and of your time.
Our evening speaker was Artist Clavertis Miller, who discussed mostly about African sculptures from Zimbawee. John Dennis holding up one of the beautifully detailed pieces.
Community Service
Opportunities discussed at our Wed meeting:
Little Free Libraries - we have collected over 200 books which have started to be placed in the boxes around town. 
April 22 - Roadside Cleanup 8-9am
April 22 - Day of Giving - Family Promise -10-2pm (any amount of time is appreciated)- organizing their donations in 6 garage bays. Any help is appreciated  
April 29 & 30 -Mady's Community Dinner - Cooking on the 29th and serving on the 30th
Wish List for Family Promise: 
Toilet paper, paper towel, garbage bags, laundry detergent, sanitary items, body wash, tooth brush, toothpaste, etc.
2nd Wednesday 8am Community Service Meeting Link
Proposal Slate of Board Members 2023-24
Proposed Board members for 2023-2024
President - Dave Woods
President Elect - Stacy Rodriguez
1st Vice President - Ed Schaefer
2nd Vice President - Joan Molloy
Treasurer - Marlo Merhige
Asst Treasurer - Ted Butz (not a voting member)
Secretary - Jamie Kizer
Asst treasurer - Janell Henderson (not a voting member)
Sargent at Arms - Jeff Gilbert
Director at Large - James Thomas 
Satellite Chair (Director at Large) - Gene Prospero
Youth Services - Heather Nowosad (not a voting member)
Immediate Past President - Dave Yarosh (not a voting member)
We need to vote on the Board. If you are interested in being part of the Board of Directors please see Dave Yarosh.
Grant applications
Grant applications have been emailed. Please reach out to local non profits that could use a grant. Our donations raised from the reverse raffle will help make their situations a little bit better.
Please bring in any ticket stubs and raffle prizes you may have picked up or donated yourself. Keep on selling, this is our largest fundraiser to help our community.
We have golf foursomes, adult beverages, restaurant gift cards and more....!!!
District Happenings
There was a great turnout for the District Grants Training session in Tunkhannock. The President and President Elect have to take the training but it is open to anyone.  the Board members are encouraged to attend in person or online. One more in person opportunity in Drums, PA.
PETS Presidents Elect Training
March 23, 24, 25 NJ
April 1, 2023 Mix and Mingle at Shadowbrook Resort - Open to the Public 6-9pm $25.00 click read more for more info
See what's going on in the District - District February Newsletter
President Jennifer Jones invites you to the
2023 Rotary International Convention!
New Member Section
New Members Resources & Training
RLI is back. The virtual sessions have started. If you are able to sign up for the in person  RLI in Wilkes-Barre we highly recommend it.
There are many wonderful ideas from others in different clubs and Districts. 
To learn all about Rotary:
Go to the section For Members (all the way to the right)
There is a section Member Center (you must register for an account)
Go to Resources and References
Go To Membership Materials - They have courses by topics , by roles, etc
A wealth of knowledge
1) Learn more about Rotary at the following seminars:
Rotary Leadership Institute-RLI-NEA
Sign up online
In-Person Seminars
March 4 - MA   March 18 - Bourne, MA 
April 15 - **District7410 - Scranton (Wilkes-Barre), PA
(Participants will be reimbursed for attending)
Virtual 6-9 pm 2 sessions to receive credit February 28, and March 2 
Mar 09, 2023 12:00 PM
Noon - Short Term Rentals in the Pocono’s
Noon - Short Term Rentals in the Pocono’s
Mar 09, 2023 6:15 PM
Evening- Sip and Play Tours
Evening- Sip and Play Tours
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Thursday Lunch -Sycamore Grill- 11:45am
92 Main Street, Delaware Water Gap, PA
Evening Meeting - Peppe's Bistro - 6:15pm
Back Room
100 Eagle Valley Mall, East Stroudsburg, 18301
No meetings next week -
Mar 16 is the
Reverse Raffle
Rotarian Duty
Sign In: Deb Olsen & Tanya Morales
50/50: Ted Butz
Greeter : Peter Andrews
Steve Ertle
MonRotary Notes:
Roster 3/16/23
Sign In: Leslie Underhill & John Kulba
50/50: Ted Butz
Greeter: James Thomas
Invocation: Rob Howell
MonRotary Notes:
50/50- With 12 cards left, Grant Terrill was called to find the Queen and he was not successful.  Not sure how much rolls over. 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Lynda Keefer
March 6
Rob Howell
March 15
Bill Rinehart
March 31
John Beljean
March 31
Upcoming Events
Community Meetings
Mar 08, 2023 8:00 AM
Reverse Raffle
The Lounge at Baymont
Mar 16, 2023
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Chairs Meeting
Mar 20, 2023
Board Meeting
Apr 04, 2023 5:00 PM
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