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Meeting Notes 8/30/2017

Wednesday, September 06, 2017


So happy to see that Victoria made it back from her home in Venezuela. Thank you to the many who have and continue to support her journey here as she starts school at WCC.
While here Victoria is not allowed to work and there is no way for her family to support her from Venezuela.To support her education, a fund has been set up through the local nonprofit Chase the Moon, where tax-deductible checks can be made to the foundation for the "Victoria Fund" and mailed to Aurora Sunrise Rotary, Box 5352, Aurora, IL 60507. For more information, call Olson at 630-701-0817 or email at cjo1316@gmail.com.

Smaranda has finally been enrolled at West Aurora High School after getting through some red tape. She got lost a couple of times in her first week in the maze that is WAHS.

Pong went with Smaranda and Victoria to the lake house in Michigan with the other in-bound students over the weekend. 



Pong giving Ben Black her club flag from Thailand.

Luwero Water Project Update
The grant from RI is waiting on 1 signature from the Foundation Chair in Uganda. We will give it until October before we take any other measures to get things going there. Everything else is ready to proceed.



Rich and Linnea Forney of The Salvation Army joined us today to tell us about their ministry.
Salavation Army has been in Aurora for 132 years and they will be moving into a new building behind West Plaza very soon.
Among the many things they do, they will be having a Red Kettle Kick-Off Nov 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm at The Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora.

 


 Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club 
Leadership
 
 
 
Club President
Benjamin Black

President-Elect
Your name here
 
 Past-President
Chris Olson
  
Brian Olsen
Secretary

 

Harriet Parker
Treasurer
 
  
Sergeant At Arms
Dan Howard

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Aurora Sunrise Rotary Board Members

Joel Huffman
Brian Olsen
Chris Olson
Harriet Parker
Joe Kosner
Charlie Schmalz
  
 
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  One of the hardest things we do as a club comes out of the most rewarding. Year after year saying goodbye to our inbound students is never easy. Thank you Victoria for sharing your experiences this year with us.
 
  
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  Who Does Aurora Sunrise Rotary Help?

We are now involved with helping Simply Destinee. Simply Destinee uses dance to reach teens to help prevent suicide and to increase the awareness in our community
 
Mutual Ground
 
Lifespring/Wayside Cross
 
CASA Kane County
 
Fox Valley Christian Action
 
Aurora Inter-Faith Food Pantry
Once a month we stock the shelves on a Monday


Another Year Goes By
It Is Always Hard To Say Goodbye
 Chloe and Parents
Chloe and her parents at her last meeting with us