Rotary Club of Aurora 
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This Week in Rotary


The Rotary Club of Aurora would like to welcome our new President Regina Edmondson(pictured) and President-Elect Don Massey for the 2019-2020 term.   
Thank You -  All club members would like to thank outgoing President Jim Bickford for his dedication last year and helping make 2018-2019 a great year for the club.
All Rotarians 
Save The Date-  July 17th
We would love to have all Rotarians at the meeting on July 17th for a new group photo after the meeting.
We will also be having a board photo.
Golf "Get-Together" on  7/25.   Rotary group playing at Pinery. Time to-be-decided. Just a way for everyone to get out for a fun round. Anyone interested should coordinate with member Brad Mikel.
Up with people
Coming to Denver 
Hello Everyone!
This is Ana and Micaela from Up with People! We just want to talk to you about and exciting 
opportunity to bring the world into your home this summer! 
Up  with  People  is  a  global  non-profit  organization  that  brings  100  young  leaders  from 15  different  countries together for a 6-month tour through parts of the US, Canada, and Europe. Our mission is to inspire youth to be positive agents of change through music and action. While on tour the cast will visit a different city each week, participate in community service projects, stay with local host families, and perform a live show.
This  upcoming  summer  we  have our  group  of  100  participants  coming  to  Denver  for their  
month-long  staging period  where  they  will  spend  most  days  learning  their  new  show,  
learning  to  spread  the  mission  of  Up  with People,  and  getting  to  know  their  fellow  
cast  members  .  Staging  B‘19  will  begin  July  26th  (with  some  staff members arriving 
earlier on July 15th  and  study  abroad  participants on July 23th). Staging  will end on  August 26th, and the world tour will then begin!
We  are  very  excited  to  start  off  Cast  B  2019  this  summer  and  are  still  in  need  of  
host  families!  If  you  are interested in hosting one or more participants from our program, 
here’s all the information you might need:
While we are still confirming the location of our final week performance venue, we have confirmed 
our return to New Hope Baptist Church (3701 Colorado Blvd Denver, CO  80205) as our primary operation facility!  We are very excited to continue our partnership with this central Denver 
Our participants will be working Monday to Friday from 8:00am till 6:00pm with a few Saturdays and 
later pickup times which we will let you know about in advance.
Sundays are our days off. We get to spend the whole day with you!
Daily morning and evening shuttles are being arranged for this summer as before. We are assuming shuttle stop locations along the South (Parker/Highlands Ranch/Littleton) route and North (Longmont/Broomfield/Thornton) route as before.
•   Daily transportation to and from  the shuttles/facility is required.
•   Drop off times at shuttle stops will be determined by stop locations.
•   We will revise these stop locations and times as necessary once we have confirmed all the host 
families for this summer. If we have a big number of host families in your area, we will revise the 
shuttle stops to fit the needs of that community.
•   If it fits your schedule and needs better, you can drop off your guests at 8am and pick them up 
at 6pm at the facility.
•   Carpooling is a great way to make this happen! Invite your neighbors to host and take turns on 
drop offs and pick-ups!
•   Uber. Up with People will only provide shuttle transportation into the facility but if you 
choose to do so, Uber is another tool you can use for transportation. For you to have a price 
reference; going from Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church to New Hope Baptist church is a 7 minute drive and it costs $7.65 on Uber X and $4.38 on Uber Pool.
You will be providing all breakfasts and most dinners, Up with People will cover all lunches during the week and every Saturday when we are working with our participants.   We are hopeful that the details for this staging will enable you to partner with us as a host family for Summer 2019. 
As a reminder, here are some key dates:
Monday, July 15: Staff arrival Tuesday July 23: Study Abroad Participant Arrival
Friday, July 26: Participant arrival Saturday, August 24: Cast B 2019's Premiere Show Monday, 
August 26: Cast B 2019 departs
If you are ready to sign up, go to !
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or ideas for the summer. You can reach 
both of us via email at
The Staging Team
Ana Gutierrez & Micaela Ferwerda

One Mans Truth?

    Another Mans Truth?

        Birds Chirp

        Ducks Quack

        Hyenas Laugh

His Truth? 

  Her Truth?

        Dogs Bark

        Cats Meow

        Hyenas Laugh

Simple Truth?

    Kind Truth?

        Harsh Truth?

             Honest Truth?

        Bees Buzz

        Roosters Crow

        Hyenas Laugh




By Suzanne Van Bever

Rotary Golden globe winners
Bill Wiggins 
Chuck Cluster
Craig Wagner
Dick Schutt
Kim Armitage & Brad Mikel
George "Smiley" Peck
red tailed Hawk Park progress
Member Art Wolfe provided a picture of progress at the park.(pictured) 
Anyone know these people?  
Let Jim bickford know if you recognize any members of our club
Other Events and Needs
Eagle Award Nominations Needed

Aurora Rotary Club Eagle Award


The award is presented quarterly alternating between fire and police personnel. Candidates for the award must demonstrate the ability to meet challenges of their job by going above and beyond the call of duty, or someone who exemplifies leadership and a lasting impact on the community.


The Aurora Rotary Club will acknowledge recipients during our meeting luncheon on a quarterly basis, and will be presented by the Aurora Rotary Club. Recipients of the Eagle Award will also be recognized at a Council meeting and at the annual First Responder’s luncheon.


Club Members can go to this link to submit a nomination:

Upcoming Events
Rotational at Unified Metro Forensics Crime Lab
Oct 30, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Club Board Meeting
Rendezvous Restaurant
Nov 20, 2019 10:50 AM
Club Board Meeting
Rendezvous Restaurant
Dec 18, 2019 10:50 AM
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Paul Suss
October 4
Jerry Allen
October 18
Patti Bateman
October 29
Spouse Birthdays
Jan Hostetler
October 17
Stephen Brunston
Mary Beth
October 2
Brad Mikel
Toni Mikel
October 8
Kevin Hougen
October 9
Join Date
Jim Rogers
October 12, 2004
15 years
Sam LeMar
October 30, 2017
2 years
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