NEWPORT-IRVINE ROTARY CLUB
APR 12, 2012! !
Last Meeting Highlights Take a moment to see what you missed and view upcoming events...
Next Meeting Thursday, April 19th... Dr. Robert Piccioni, PhD:
Einstein for Everyone How did a young rebel, who seemed doomed to fail, overcome rejeceon to become the world’s most famous scienest? In plain English, what do his theories mean? And how does Einstein impact our lives through DVDs, GPS, CCD imaging and digital cameras, computers, and smarter energy? John Brainerd, Sharing Polio Plus Experiences
Dr. Robert Piccioni graduated from Caltech, has a Ph.D. in high-‐energy physics from Last Meeting Notes Stanford University, and was on the faculty of from the CDC, WHO, Ntl India Polio Harvard. Robert ran eight high-‐tech companies President Uzo called order at 12:30 Eradication Org as well as moving and holds patents in medical equipment, Invocation: Patricia Kolstad pictures from several medical clinics Pledge: Len Fullmer visited providing immunizations to local microelectronics, and smart energy. Since 4-‐Way Test: Pres Uzo Okereke children. He presented the remarkable “reering”, his mission is making science Song: Sco= Jackson history of the fight to eliminate Polio worldwide and the very real possibility accessible. Robert teaches at the Osher Club Guests: of completely eradicating this disease. Insetute at UCLA and Cal. State Channel Peggy Fullmer– Guest of Len Fullmer Jennifer Salam – Merrill Lynch During their visit, the World Health Islands, where he was voted “Teacher of the Visiting Rotarians: Organization certified India as Polio Free Year”. He is the author of three books that Past District Governors: Roger McGonegal & in 2011. To get a frame of reference, in Herb Trumpholdt Dick Holmgren – Newport Balboa Rotary Club 1985, 150,000 of the worlds polio cases won naeonal and internaeonal compeeeons originated in India. In 2011 there was just and have the highest raengs in their categories ANNOUNCEMENTS one case out of 647. The remaining three on Amazon.com. 1.Strategic Planning Workshop – endemic countries, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 28 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Conference Room at the University Club. 2.District Conference -‐ June 1 -‐ June 3 Long Beach Hilton. Our very own Earl Fusselman will be recognized at the Governor’s Reception, Friday, June 1, 2012. 3.Bike Ride 4 Health -‐ Posters, Save the Date Postcards and eCards are ready for distribution. Start amassing your contact list and request your supplies. PRESENTATIONS Dave Halm presented Paul Harris Fellowship Plus 2 to Leonard Fullmer. Len served in the Army 28 months in the South Pacific and has been married 65 years to Peggy. Len joined Rotary in 1974 at Monrovia Rotary and has served 38 years joining NIRC in 2004. Kerby Carambot was presented his Paul Harris Fellowship; Kerby first joined the Lake Oswego Rotary Club in Portland, OR in 2008. He lives in Irvine with his wife Lauren and two kids, Becket and Lucia. SPEAKER John Brainerd presented slides of his recent trip to India. He discussed briefs !
and Nigeria shared just 38 cases in 2011. The fight to eliminate Polio has been difficult but is nearly complete. It is the largest peace-‐time operation in history, ---------------Upcoming Speakers-----------------with 20 million volunteers immunizing over 2.5 billion children. With cooperation Thursday, April 26, 12:00pm across multiple agencies and countries and Richard (Ric) Franzi, Critical Mass for Business now with major funding from the Gates Thursday, May 3, 12:00pm Foundation, Rotary has helped bring Brandon Romano: "Stop Hunger Now" awareness and action to eradicate one of the world’s most prominent diseases. This Thursday, May 10, 12:00pm Lois Carson: Effective Listening is an exciting time to be a Rotarian! -------------------Other Events--------------------- -‐ Kerby May 6-9: Rotary Int’l Conference - Bangkok Thailand Announcement from Pres Uzo June 1-3: District 5320 Conf Long Beach Hilton. Join in & Please sign up for... Volunteer to help with Cook-out at our club booth. 2012 District 5320 Conference Sept 8th, 2012: Ride4Health.... Mark the Date
Join District Governor Greg and First Lady Valerie in Celebrating Rotary Stars !
June 1-3, 2012
Long Beach Hilton 701 West Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90831
Member Duties:[Invocation/Pledge/4-way Test]
Apr 19 Pardaman Singh/Earl Fussleman/Sandra Moyer Apr 26 Bob Selinger/Brian Gates/Keith Nelson May 3 Tim Shields/Dave Halm/Blanca Ocampo May 10 Please Check your dates to prepare for meeting...
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NEWPORT-IRVINE ROTARY CLUB
APR 12, 2012! !
Spotlight New Club Website:
At its last meeeng, the club board approved an update to our website. We are joining more than 3,000 Rotary clubs in using a Clubrunner Rotary Website: It oﬀers many new capabiliees. It is under construceon so some details are sell incomplete... For direct links Click to try our new website Click for Club Calendar & Events Club Photo Albums Click for Rotaﬂyer Click for Bob’s Africa Blog Click for Venue Map for Direceons
If you have any queseons, talk to Bob Fish, Guy Harden, Sanjay Dalal, Kerby Carambot, Casey Crandall or Pardaman SIngh. We invite your feedback and parecipaeon. -‐Guy
Happy Birthday Apr 18th - Tim Shields May 19th - Bob Selinger
Happy Anniversary Sponsors
May 21st - Diane Pearce [Dave]
Rotaflyer Editor: Guy Harden, Kerby Carambot, Darryl Sato, + you ? Published by
Uzo Okereke, President Bob Fish, President-Elect Kerk Lesh, Club Secy Junius Jaubert, Treasurer Dave Halm, RI Foundation Steve Hammers, Club Service Art Kleinpell, Community Svc. Pat Brainerd, Vocational Service Sanjay Dalal, New Generations Russ Johnson, Membership Bill Zeller, International Service
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