Rotary Club of Aurora 
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December 12th, 2018

Welcome to another issue of our weekly bulletin! Find out who our upcoming speakers are, what we covered during the last weekly meeting, and what is going on in Rotary.
This Week in Rotary
Man Up & Girl Rising from Rangeview
Ryan Sladek and Samantha Westerdale(both are pictured) joined our meeting and received a donation from our Rotary club to support their respective programs.  Samantha has been helping girls with her Girls Rising program for the last 6 years.   The boys program is fairly new, but Ryan is excited about the program and looking for help in 2019.  The 5th Annual Man Up Conference for all 9th grade freshman male students,    If you are able and willing to volunteer please contact Ryan at Rangeview :    Thanks Ryan and Samantha for your efforts at Rangeview.
District 5450 Updates
Does your club plan to apply for Grants in 2019-2020? If so, your club must attend a Grants/Club Qualification Training. The first opportunity is January 12 afternoon at Red Rocks Community College. Register Now

The RI President's Dinner & Polio Fundraiser has SOLD OUT for the past 3 years. Don't miss out! Register Now for the Friday, January 25 event

Top 9 Polio Donors (between 12/15 & 1/15) Eligible to Win special items donated by Grant Wilkins prior to his death, and Top 5 donors AT the RI President's Dinner (or online with registration) win an additional Paul Harris Level. Click Here for Full Details

Do you want to promote your business to your fellow 3,000 Rotarians? Go to now and sign up for the District's Online Business Directory for only $25 per year!
Rotary International Foundation donations
Member Rick Richard is going to be accepting donations for the Rotary Foundation.  If you didn't get the form Rick provided go to the link below, print and complete the form, and give to Rick.  Thanks for your support.
Red Tailed Hawk Park & FinishLine Car Wash
Our friends at FinishLine Car Wash are offering to donate $5 to the park for every $14 car wash gift card purchased between now and February 1st, 2019.  See link in the Upcoming  Events section to order your cards.  Member Mike Garcia will provide you with your purchased cards at the meetings.  
Click on link below for any end of the year personal donations to the park.  
Red Badge Candidate
New Member Dan Fischer with member Craig Wagner receiving his Red Badge.   Congrats!
Shots for Tots 
Member Art Wolfe announced the upcoming need for volunteers for Shots for Tots.  Stay tuned for sign ups. 
Christmas Party Celebration
Thanks to member Kimberly Armitage for a fun and eventful Christmas Party on the 16th.  
Salvation Army Announcements
Member Tom Klein requesting your help with: 
Toys Request
The Salvation Army will be donating toys to approximately 10,000 kids this year between the ages of 1-15 years in Aurora.  Last day to donate toys will be Wednesday, 19th.  Please do not wrap the gifts.
Any toys would be appreciated, and know that they will be making a child very Happy this Christmas!
Help with Bell Ringing
The last weekend of bell ringing help is coming up on the 22nd and 23rd.  We will also be ringing on the 24th for a portion of the day.  Please volunteer if time permits on one of these upcoming dates.     Check the links below to sign up for your bell ringing opportunity!!!
To bell ring at the King Soopers:  19711 E. Smoky Hill Rd
To bell ring at the King Soopers(Southlands): 25701 E. Smoky Hill Rd
Jeff Cuneo - Colorado Juvenile Defender Center
Jeff Cuneo, Executive Director of the Colorado Juvenile Defender Center was our speaker on Wednesday.   Jeff is an attorney in private practice in Denver.  He specializes in juvenile delinquency and criminal matters.  A fairly recent transplant to the state, Mr. Cuneo was an Assistant Public Defender in Sacramento County, California for 10 years.  He handled everything from homicides to petty offenses, and focused his practice on representing juveniles facing charges in adult court.  Mr. Cuneo was the Program Director for the Placer County Re-entry Program, where he implemented a program assisting and providing resources to recently released inmates.  He was elected to, and served as a Trustee on the Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education.  He is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum.  He currently serves as a member of both the Denver Great Kids Head Start Policy Council and the Denver Early Childhood Policy Committee. 

The Colorado Juvenile Defender Center is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring excellence in juvenile defense and advocacy and justice for all children and youth in Colorado.

CJDC strives to elevate the practice of juvenile defense and advocacy, by holding up juvenile defense as a skilled specialty practice, presenting continuing legal education seminars, developing resources and materials for juvenile defenders and advocates, and by supporting indigent defense through ongoing litigation support and assistance.

CJDC seeks to protect the rights and improve the treatment of children and youth in the juvenile justice system through public advocacy, community organizing, non-partisan research, and policy development.

Too learn more about the CJDC please click on the link below.  Thanks Jeff for your time and helping us all learn more about CJDC. 


Upcoming Events
Parent Pair Dance
Mar 30, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Parent Paris Dance
Mar 30, 2019
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Casino night
Grand Z Casino
Apr 06, 2019
4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Rotary Globes
27151 E. Lakeview Dr.
Apr 27, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Debbie Gerkin
March 5
Thomas Klein
March 7
Rob McGregor
March 10
Brad Pierce
March 22
Spouse Birthdays
Heather Dumas
March 3
Patience Tugume Lule
March 5
Theresa Brown
March 7
March 10
Kirk Bateman
March 16
Beth Gibson
March 17
Paul Suss
March 19
Robert Broom
March 23
Debra Neeley
Rick Henn
March 27
Join Date
Debra Neeley
March 1, 2006
13 years
Rick Richard
March 1, 1981
38 years
Robert Broom
March 2, 2005
14 years
Edgar Engelken
March 8, 1954
65 years
Everton Sequeira
March 10, 1999
20 years
Rob McGregor
March 12, 2008
11 years
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