President's Message - Capsun M. Poe, President 2016-2017
Aloha Rotarians and Friends:
Congratulations and Mahalo go out to the 18 people who attended our District Governor's visit. This was done at the same time as our standard Board meeting. Part of this success was having a visiting Rotarian (Kaili Honbo, RC of East Honolulu) as well as several guests and potential Rotarians. I remarked then that it was our best attended in person meeting since our launch party back in 2013. Great job!
The following awards and recognitions were presented:
Thank you to all of you for your support of our Club and of Rotary's efforts in our community.
Our speaker this week is our very own District Governor Clint Schroeder, who visited our Board meeting last week. He gave us highlights from the full speech below. And we also have information on a Rotary Connecting for Good event on Saturday, October 29 being led by two of our members. If you have availability on Tuesday, October 25, please join me at RC of Kaneohe's meeting at Windward Community College. Also if you haven't attended one yet or if you see yourself as a Club leader one day, please consider attending Potential Rotary Leaders Seminar (PRLS) on Saturday, October 29. More info on all of these events is below after Read More.
Finally, our Dictionary Project is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20, in the morning with our four North Shore elementary schools. We will get more information out when things are confirmed. In the meantime, we have received the dictionary order and will arrange a "party" for us to put labels on the dictionaries. You will probably hear from me via email regarding that.
Have an awesome week everyone! Mahalo!
Remember to click Read More below to view the rest of our meeting.
Rotary Connecting for Good
Our very own PP Laine Kohama and Randy Soriano are leading District 5000's efforts for Rotary Connecting For Good. Here's the info if you didn't see the email. Satruday, October 29 will be a busy day for Rotary in Hawaii because in addition to this event, we will also have PRLS, which several of us must attend to re-certify our Club to participate in District Designated Funds to fund our Dictionary Project. Facebook link here.
Remaining 2016-2017 Board Meetings
Please know that you are all invited to our Board meetings held at Na Lama Kukui, 560 North Nimitz Highway, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm., usually on the third Monday of the month. We regularly see guests at the one time we regularly meet in the same physical space. Here are the meetings for the remainder of this Rotary Year:
Other District 5000 Updates
Rotary Club of Kaneohe (President Roz Dias Concepcion)
*This is a Multi-Club vocational event* Just a heads up, they will be having an evening meeting on Tuesday, October 25. It will be an Oktoberfest and Halloween themed vocational service project. They will have German pupus and a local beer vendor. They will also be doing a vocational speed dating game that evening as well. If you do go, they're asking members to come dressed up. A head count is needed. If you are interested in attending, please email President Capsun at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of Windward Oahu Sunrise (President David Herrmann)
Windward Rotary Club will be doing a beach cleanup at Sherwood Forest on Saturday, 10/15/16. Windward Rotary Club will be working alongside Windward Sunrise Rotary Club. The project will start at 8:00 am, ending at 10:00 am. They ask you to provide the latex gloves, but will provide everything else (trash bags, pinchers, dust pans & rakes, etc.)
Potential Rotary Leaders Seminar (PRLS)
PRLS is for ALL Rotarians who love Rotary and want to lead their clubs to success! Sessions will be engaging, informative and fun. Additionally, PRLS is offering the annual Grant Qualification session. Members need to attend so your club can become eligible to apply for grants. Therefore, go out there and spread the message that PRLS is learning and fellowship for everyone! You can register here ($35 fee).
Rotary District 5000 2017 District Conference
It’s time to get excited about the 2017 District Conference, and THIS year, we’re headed to Maui! From May 19th to the 21st, Rotarians from around the state will invade the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa situated on the Kaanapali Beach. The conference kicks off with a Friday evening reception. We’ll have all day sessions on Saturday and a Gala dinner to celebrate the beginning of the second century of Rotary in Hawaii! The conference ends mid-day on Sunday. Our Rotary room rates begin at just $199 a night (+tax)! Please review all the information below as we have negotiated great pricing packages for attendees! Please take advantage of the deals below and get ready to embrace the extraordinary!
More information is available at the registration site.
Speaker: DG Clint Schroeder's Official Visit
For those who attended last week's Board meeting in person, DG Clint Schroeder shared some highlights from his speech. This is his speech in its entirety, recorded at the RC of Honolulu. As always, DG Clint's passion and commitment to Rotary, to all of us, and Rotary Serving Humanity comes through in this speech.
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