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Last Week in Rotary
New Location
 
RADISSON HOTEL (I-225 & PARKER RD.)
3155 S Vaughn Way
Aurora, CO
80014
United States of America
 
IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND IN PERSON PLEASE REMEMBER TO RSVP TO KIMBERLY'S INVITE AND INDICATE YOUR LUNCH OPTION.  WE WILL BE MEETING IN THE RESTAURANT.  
Kimberly Armitage - Click below to send email:
 
Guest in Person
Diane Simard - Guest Speaker
Rene Simard - Executive Director, Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Rona Church - Guest of Member Skip Arms
Suzie - Double Tree
Scott Cartwright - Aurora Town Center
 
Announcements
The most important announcement possible...President Phil Gibson is back at the helm!! He credited our prayers for his speedy recovery and sends his heart-felt gratitude to us all. Especially President-Elect Danielle Lammon! One phone call and Danielle took over without missing a beat. We all thank you both for your leadership!
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Member Regine Edmondson had news about the RI President's lunch on November 1st. We are in a contest with other Rotary Clubs to get the most members in attendance. Let's have a watch party!
As a reminder...
 
VIRTUAL LUNCHEON & POLIO UPDATE WITH
RI PRESIDENT HOLGER KNAACK
Live from Germany!
Nov. 1 - Noon to 1 pm MST
 
REGISTER NOW for this interactive live event with RI President Holger and a polio update with Rachel Lonsdale of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Only $28 per person - $25 will be donated to End Polio, and will be matched 2:1. Help the District reach our October polio giving goal of $40,000!
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Member Jim Bickford had a sad announcement. He and his family are moving back to Oklahoma at the end of the year. We are sure to miss his leadership!
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President-Elect Danielle Lammon reminded those who volunteered to help this Saturday at Aurora Day of Giving, you will be outside so dress warmly. A detailed email has been sent to the 24 wonderful people the volunteered to help feed needy families. Contact her if you didn't get it.
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President-Elect Danielle Lammon is preparing for your year as President of the Rotary Club of Aurora and is looking for engaged people that want to be a board member in her 21/22 Rotary year. Let Danielle know if you are interested.
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President Phil Gibson took a show of hands in the audience that are interested in attending a tour at Blue Star Recyclers. The Founder, Bill Morris, gave a presentation to the club earlier this year and is thrilled we are interested in learning more. Many people raised their hands so Phil will coordinate so stay tuned for more information,
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In order to get an accurate count of those attending the in-person meetings each week, please remember to sign in at the table where you pick up your badge.
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Here are some events brought to you by Rotary District 5450
 
SOUTHERN OREGON WILDFIRE DISASTER RELIEF FUND: Entire communities have been devastated by the fires. Donations can be made online or you can mail a check to Rotary District 5450, Subject Line: Oregon Fires, 5103 Dvorak Circle, Frederick CO 80504. Click Here to learn more and see photos. 

YOUNG ROTARY INSTAGRAM PAGE & POLIO CHALLENGE! Learn how to access the Instagram page and join in the PACK IT UP POLIO challenge!

PARTNERING FOR PEACE: connecting Peace Corps recruiters with local Rotary clubs. Learn more...

AMERICAN INDIANS: Donations for the annual Denver Indian Center Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets for needy Indian families can be made by check payable to the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Rd., Denver, CO 80219. Please designate on your check’s memo line that the donation is for Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and mail it by November 1st.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET FOR ALL OF COLORADO: the October Rotarian magazine profiles a project started in 2010 by Denver Rotarians to connect all of Colorado to internet access. Twenty years later, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, and Silverton is grateful for their vision!

RECORDING LINKS ON DISTRICT WEBSITE: Did you miss the Virtual District Conference? Couldn't participate in the training webinars? The recording links are now on the District website under the Training/Events tab.
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District Business Directory - If you are running a small business and would like additional exposure please consider putting your name into the Rotary District Business Directory.  Reach out to Bev Mendel for additional information: 
Beverly Mendel, District 5450 Registrar
Telephone: 303-477-0654
Address: 5103 Dvorak Circle
Frederick, CO 80504
Email: office@rotary5450.org
 
 
MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT Phil Gibson
 
COVID19 Information

We care about the health and safety of our member and community. As we continue to monitor and learn more about the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share some information with you. You’ve probably seen the following guidelines before, but they’re important and worth repeating:

 **IF YOU MUST LEAVE HOME:
⦁ Wear a cloth mask that fully covers your mouth and nose.
⦁ Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after each use of disposable gloves.
⦁ When returning home take off shoes and clothing leaving them by the door.
⦁ Wash your face and hands before touching anything in your home after going outside.
⦁ If using a cloth mask, wash it every day in hot soapy water and air dry.
 

Until Further Notice - Meeting Updates - NEW ZOOM LINK - Hybrid meetings  

 
Aurora Rotary Club will host our weekly meeting virtually every Wednesday from 12:00-1:30 until we as a country have passed through the Covid19 pandemic.  
 
This meeting is free and open to the public.
Enjoy featured speakers, gather community resources and have some fun!
 
The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and
community leaders.
 
You are invited to a Zoom webinar. LIVE with Rotary Club of Aurora
When: Every Wednesday  12:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Join us every Wednesday same time and place. New speakers and presenters weekly
 
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
 
Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 818 6333 3969
Password: 1954RCA
 
 
 Next  meeting on 10/28/2020 Hybrid.
 
 
Guest Speaker, Diane Simard, Bye Aerospace Executive
In addition to being a published author and Founder of COPE, Diane Simard is an Executive for Bye Aerospace. Currently Bye working on a two-seat electric plane. This type of development is her day job. Diane's real passion is motivating breast cancer survivors to keep going. To COPE if you will. COPE stands for Center for Oncology Psychology Excellence.
Diane journaled her cancer treatment journey as a coping mechanism for herself. Her insights were so honest and heartfelt others found solace in her words so she published her journal. Click here for her own words on turning a horrible diagnosis into something magnificent for so many.
 
Club Information
Aurora
Service Above Self
Wednesdays at 12:15 PM
Our meetings will only be Virtual using Zoom until further notice.
3155 S Vaughn Way
Radisson Hotel
Aurora, CO 80014
United States of America
Anyone may attend the zoom meeting.
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Upcoming Events
Aurora Rotary Club
3155 S. Vaughn way
Feb 24, 2021
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
 
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3155 S. Vaughn way
Mar 03, 2021
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
 
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3155 S. Vaughn way
Mar 10, 2021
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Club Board Meeting
Rendezvous Restaurant
Mar 17, 2021 10:50 AM
 
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3155 S. Vaughn way
Mar 17, 2021
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
 
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3155 S. Vaughn way
Mar 24, 2021
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
 
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Mar 31, 2021
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
 
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3155 S. Vaughn way
Apr 07, 2021
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Club Board Meeting
Rendezvous Restaurant
Apr 21, 2021 10:50 AM
 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Douglas Evans
February 1
 
David Patterson
February 16
 
Brad Mikel
February 19
 
Everton Sequeira
February 19
 
Bob Barrows
February 26
 
Spouse Birthdays
Debbie
February 6
 
Madolyn
February 18
 
Cindy
February 21
 
Anniversaries
John Paroske
Madolyn
February 18
 
George Peck
Barb Peck
February 21
 
Join Date
Douglas Evans
February 1, 1978
43 years
 
Larry Pisciotta
February 1, 1976
45 years
 
Leo Beserra
February 1, 2002
19 years
 
Kate Mullins
February 3, 2016
5 years
 
Lynnette Woodbury
February 5, 1997
24 years
 
Regina Edmondson
February 5, 2014
7 years
 
Andy Dixon
February 10, 2020
1 year
 
Yvonne Harris-Lott
February 10, 2020
1 year
 
Mike Garcia Sr.
February 15, 2008
13 years
 
PK Kaiser
February 16, 2020
1 year
 
Bill Wiggins
February 17, 1998
23 years
 
Phil Gibson
February 17, 2016
5 years
 
Betsy Oudenhoven
February 18, 2015
6 years
 
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