Read below for details about last week's meeting.
Upcoming Week in Rotary
New Location
3155 S Vaughn Way
Aurora, CO United States of America
Kimberly Armitage - Click below to send email:
Nubia Madrid(pictured) - Taking over for Member Ev Sequeira at Edward Jones. 
Jeff Holler - via Zoom
ADG Regina Edmondson made a few announcements:
1) August is membership month.  R.I. membership is down 5%, so she has encouraged everyone to talk with friends about attending a Rotary meeting and learn more about the great things Rotary does for the community, nation, and the world. 
2) Membership webinar will be on 8/18.  Details forthcoming.
3) District conference on 8/29...details below. 
Member Ev Sequeira announced his retirement from Edward Jones and introduced Nubia as his replacement as well as her desire to join the Rotary Club as well.   Welcome Nubia and congrats Ev on your forthcoming retirement. 
YouTube Channel
We have setup a YouTube channel called Rotary Club of Aurora Colorado.  When able we will be uploading speaker presentations to the channel for members or others to get a sense of the greatness our club and members provide.   Check it out!!
5450 District Convention - 08/29/2020Possibly virtual, but a 1 day conference.  Everyone is invited. 
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
- State of City -  Confirmed for 10/27/2020.  Additional details to be provided in the coming weeks. 
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:

⦁ Wear a cloth mask that fully covers your mouth and nose.
⦁ Wear gloves when going outside and keep them on while outside.
⦁ 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 beginning - 7/1/2020 

District is not recommending in-person meetings at this time, but is leaving that decision up to the individual club membership as we move into the summer.   
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
Book Drive- We are still collecting books for the Sharing Summer Stories. Set aside all of gently used books. Aurora Rotary is partnering with Aurora Public Schools and Cherry Creek Schools to provides books for elementary school students to read over the summer. If  you have books for a little older audience set those aside as well for student family members.
Next  meeting on 08/12/2020 Hybrid.
Joel Kruschwitz - Presentation on possible international project - AIHWA

Member Joel Kruschwitz was our speaker this week.  He presented on the possibility of working with AIHWA as a club in partnership with the Rotary Club of Pagosa Springs.  We would be driving our own fundraising efforts along with Pagosa, which through Joel's aunt he was initially introduced to AIHWA.   

AIHWA's mission is to improve the health of under-served Africans by providing integrated healthcare for body + mind + soul.

​We do this through:

  • Hope Center: an integrated care facility providing primary care, eye care, and mental health counseling. 

  • Our fight against the patient prisoner program: financial assistance for patients held in Nigerian hospitals because they cannot afford to pay their medical bills 

  • Education: medical conferences and seminars for patients, community, and healthcare providers

  • Medical missions: bringing free integrated medical care to remote locations.

Located in Nigeria, Hope Center is their integrated single point-of-care facility — the first of its kind in Africa. Having their own facility makes it safer, simpler and more economical to provide quality care. 

When completed, Hope Center will host:

  • A diagnostics and medical center
  • A pharmacy
  • An eye clinic

  • A mental health/counseling clinic

  • 20 guest rooms for short-term residents

Hope Center will also showcase wellness and healthy living through:

  • A full-functioning water factory

  • Gardens for herbs and organic vegetables

  • Sports/exercise areas

  • An on-site restaurant serving healthy food

Hope Center is located in Owerri, Nigeria. The central location lets AIHWA provide for the people of Imo State and is within a reasonable drive from the neighboring states of Anambra, Abia, Ebonyi, and Enugu.  Eventually, Hope Center will serve as a home-base for AIHWA medical missions.  

Joel provided an excellent slide show that gave members some insight on what this organization is doing in Nigeria and ways we might be able to support this effort.  Please see link for details concerning the slides.


Below are additional details(press blue button) pertaining to AIHWA.  Please review and don't hesitate to ask Joel, Rob McGregor, or Don if you have questions about this outstanding opportunity for our club to support an international project. 

Club Information
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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December 30
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John Witulski
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