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www.tampawestrotary.org Date: October 13, 2010 Club News Last week we had a Club Assembly and a visit by one of our scholarship reciepients, Giancarlo Arambulo. This week we will prepare the dictionaries for delivery to the schools. Spouse help will be greatly appreciated. Next week we do not have a program scheduled yet. Please contact President Bill or David for suggestions. Club Coming Events Oct. 13: We will prepare the dictionaries for delivery to the schools. Spouse help will be greatly appreciated. Oct. 17: Sunday. Concession sale pick-up. Details at the meeting. Oct. 20: We do not have a program scheduled yet. Please contact President Bill or David for suggestions. Oct. 27: Club Assembly. Nov. 6: Picnic @ Ft. DeSoto Beach Park starting @ 10:00. Nov. 13: District Bike Ride in Downtown Bartow. Click here for more information. All proceeds to support literacy efforts within our District. Dec. 19: NFL “Big Game” Raffle Drawing Party @ 2:30PM. Crabby’s Loading Dock, 401 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL. If you have any suggestions for programs, please communicate with David or José to schedule them.

RI President: Ray Klinginsmith – Kirksville, Missouri, USA

District 6890 Governor Ed Odom, Riverview, FL


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. Nov. 6 – Raúl Food for thought

A smart man only believes half of what he hears; a wise man knows which half. - Jeff Cooper Just for Laughs

Bill, Jim, and Scott were at a convention together and were sharing a large suite on the top of a 75-story skyscraper. After a long day of meetings they were shocked to hear that the elevators in their hotel were broken and they would have to climb 75 flights of stairs to get to their room. Bill said to Jim and Scott; let's break the monotony of this unpleasant task by concentrating on something interesting. I'll tell jokes for 25 flights, and Jim can sing songs for 25 flights, and Scott can tell sad stories the rest of the way. At the 26th floor Bill stopped telling jokes and Jim began to sing. At the 51st floor Jim stopped singing and Scott began to tell sad stories. "I will tell my saddest story first," he said. "I left the room key in the car!"

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/ServiceAndFellow ship/Polio/HelpEradicatePolio/Pages/ridefau lt.aspx

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Anniversaries

Luis Vargas: Oct. 28

No anniversaries this month.


Double your points to celebrate World Polio Day Rotary International News -- 7 October 2010 World Polio Day is 24 October. For 18-24 October, in honor of World Polio Day, The Rotary Foundation is offering double Paul Harris Fellow recognition points for online only contributions of US$100 or more for the $200 Million Challenge to eradicate polio. Help eradicate polio by making your online contribution. Online contributions can't be made on behalf of another individual, club, or district. Promotional recognition points should appear within four to six weeks. Download frequently asked questions (PDF) about receiving double Paul Harris Fellow recognition points. Learn more about Rotary's work in eradicating polio. ________________________________________________________________________________________________

Congratulations!!! Our new 2011-2012 President-elect is

Maryann Sturmfels We salute and THANK her and her husband Tim for their commitment and willingness to serve. We are looking forward to a great year! __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Assembly night – October 6, 2010 7:30 P.M. Submitted by President Bill Ten of fifteen Rotarian members were present. We reviewed and updated the club projects and commitments for the remainder of our Rotary year 2010-11. Responsible individuals are listed after each item. For our fellows who could not make the meeting, please review the following. We collectively discussed and agreed on the following : 1. Maryann was nominated and accepted the position of President elect 2011-12 for our club. 2. Finalized and approved $500.00 donation to the Rotary Foundation Polio-plus pledge in November -Foundation Month; FRANK. 3. Place labels on dictionaries at a club meeting, as-soon-as JOE has them printed. ALL CLUB MEMBERS AND SPOUSES-kindly. 4. We will continue our participation in S4TL. All Rotarians will look for candidates. JOE has a prospective candidate. 5. Participation in the bell ringing for the Salvation Army. President BILL will coordinate with the Salvation Army. 6. See if we can arrange a date to sell Big Game fundraiser tickets at a Mall or a Sam’s. RAY and JIM. 7. Participate in concession clothing collection October 17th. All members agreed. 8. Arrange donations of clothing to Alpha House. Maryann. 9. Since we will require an age and sex list from RCMA will prefer a donation for our Christmas toys program, rather than have folks give us a toy that we don’t have a child for. We will do the toy shopping according to our needs. DENNIS and GRACE. 10. Limit our Christmas presents to the RCMA in Plant City children to age ten (10) and only to those registered with the school- we will deliver the gifts to them and they will distribute the same. IRVING has the info and will be requested to contact them. 11. We will continue with our toy distribution to Bowl Green RCMA. DENNIS and RAUL. 12. Picnic at Fort DeSoto, November 7TH Bring your own stuff. DAVID.


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Weekly Newsletter Oct 13 2010