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Date: July 21, 2010 Club News Last week we had PDG Dennis Viera presenting about The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. This week we do not have a program scheduled yet. Please contact President Bill or David for suggestions. Next week we do not have a program scheduled yet. Please contact President Bill or David for suggestions.

Club Coming Events July 21: We do not have a program scheduled yet. Please contact President Bill or David for suggestions. July 28: Club Assembly. Aug 4: Club Assembly to organize the Noche Tropical 2 Fund Raiser. Aug 11: We do not have a program scheduled yet. Please contact President Bill or David for suggestions.

Aug 14: Noche Tropical 2 Dinner Dance at the Carrollwood Recreation Center. (http://tampawestrotary.org/Documents/Noche%20Tropical%20II%20invitation.pdf) Aug 15: Rotary Rays Day X at Tropicana Field. Tickets start at $19 ($10 goes to the Rotary Foundation).

If you have any suggestions for programs, please communicate with David or JosĂŠ to schedule them.

RI President: Ray Klinginsmith – Kirksville, Missouri, USA

District 6890 Governor Ed Odom, Riverview, FL


REMINDER DROP IN THE BUCKET

For The Spring Things that are needed: Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Canned Meats and Tuna, Boxed Pasta and Peanut Butter. Baby diapers. Please contact Rotarian MaryAnn Sturmfels for more information. Food for Ronald MacDonald’s Home: For at least 20 persons. It can be bought or home cooked and delivered NLT 6pm. David is your contact. *If you can’t make it, please call him.

Aug. 21 - Joe Food for thought

“You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don't give up.” -- Chuck Yeager Just for Laughs A mechanic was removing a cylinder head from the motor of a Harley motorcycle when he spotted a wellknown heart surgeon in his shop. The surgeon was there, waiting for the service manager to come and take a look at his bike. The mechanic shouted across the garage, "Hey, Doc, can I ask you a question?" The surgeon a bit surprised, walked over to the mechanic working on the motorcycle. The mechanic straightened up, wiped his hands on a rag and asked, "So Doc, look at this engine. I open its heart, take the valves out, fix 'em, put 'em back in, and when I finish, it works just like new. So how come I get such a small salary and you get the really big bucks, when you and I are doing basically the same work?"

What if we could prevent just ONE child from suffering from POLIO? How much would that be worth? Click below and contact Dennis or José to learn more. http://www.rotary.org/en/ServiceAnd Fellowship/Polio/HelpEradicatePolio/P ages/ridefault.aspx

The surgeon paused, smiled and leaned over, and whispered to the mechanic... "Try doing it with the engine running."


Birthday/Anniversary Birthdays Luisita Vega: July 2 Jim Horn: July 6 Frank Irizarry: July 18 Grace Viera: July 21

Anniversaries There are no anniversaries in July.

Rotary UN Day – 6 November 2010 Rotary International News -- 13 July 2010 The annual Rotary-UN Day will be held on Saturday, 6 November, at United Nations headquarters in New York City. Under the theme "Rotary and the UN: Building Communities, Bridging Continents," the daylong meeting will bring together key leaders from the United Nations, Rotary International, and other organizations to discuss humanitarian issues and opportunities for collaboration. Organized by the RI representatives to the UN, this year’s event will feature presentations from senior UN staff and Rotary leaders as well as panel discussions on health, water, literacy, and youth. High school-age students, including Interactors and Rotary Youth Exchange participants, can attend a special youth program in the morning and join the adult program in the afternoon. Rotary-UN Day 2009 attracted more than 1,600 attendees from 46 countries. Because of reduced meeting space this year, early registration is encouraged. Read more. To register, submit the appropriate form and payment. Adult registration form Youth/student registration form For further information, contact Brad Jenkins, RI representative to the UN in New York. Rotary and the United Nations Rotary and the United Nations have a long history of working together and sharing similar visions for a more peaceful world. In 1942, Rotary clubs from 21 nations organized a conference in London to develop a vision for advancing education, science, and culture after World War II. That event was a precursor to UNESCO. In 1945, 49 Rotarians went to San Francisco to help draft the UN Charter. Rotary and the UN have been close partners ever since, a relationship that’s apparent through PolioPlus and work with UN agencies. Rotary currently holds the highest consultative status offered to a nongovernmental organization by the UN’s Economic and Social Council, which oversees many specialized UN agencies. Rotary maintains and furthers its relationship with a number of UN bodies, programs, commissions, and agencies through its representative network. This network consists of RI representatives to the United Nations and other organizations.


Weekly Newsletter July 21 2010