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Sep 19, 2014 by Fran Markette
Week 12. Rotary Minute for week beginning September 22, 2014.
Where do District Governors come from? Despite what devious and sarcastic thoughts you may be
harboring, they all start out as Rotary Club members, who at some point in their Rotary journey
agreed to serve as club President. Moreover, they ventured outside of their clubs to do things like:
• Attend District Assemblies and Conferences
• Serve on District committees
• Serve as Assistant and Area Governors
• And maybe even attend a Rotary International Convention or two
But most importantly, in order to even be considered for District Governor, they had to be nominated
by their club. And now is the time for each club in our District to be thinking about that Past President
who would make a great District Governor.
Please do your part for District 6970 and give serious thought to active Past Presidents in your club to
serve as District Governor for the 2017-2018 Rotary year. All of the information you need to
nominate can be found on our incredible District website, www.rotary6970.org. Look under District
Events and scroll down to “Deadline November 1 – District Gov. Nominations”. Best to get those
nominations in well before the deadline.
• Saturday, October 4th
(9:00am to 1:30pm) – 2014 Interact Leadership Summit, which includes
lunch, will take place at St. Joseph Academy, 155 State Road 207, St. Augustine. Five Interact
members per club (especially officers) plus faculty advisor and Rotary Club sponsor rep.
• Saturday, October 11
th– The Rotary Leadership Institute will hold its first sessions for the year
at the Orange Park Campus of St. Johns River State College; breakfast and lunch included.
• Monday, October 20
th– all Rotarians in district 6970 are invited to a special luncheon to hear the
latest update on Rotary’s epic project to end Polio worldwide. RI President Nominee John
Germ and Pakistan’s National PolioPlus Chairman Aziz Memon will be the presenters.
• Sunday, October 26th
– Rotary/Jaguar Game Day at EverBank Field in Jacksonville.
Information about all events can be found at www.rotary6970.org.
Yours in service to Rotary,
District Governor 2014-2015
Rotary International District 6970
Jun 01, 2014 by Fran Markette
July Grass Roots Giving
August Avenues 12 Recovery House
September Wings of Hope Foundation
October Duvall Home
November Family Renew
December WORC (Client Outings)
January Pace Center for Girls
February Halifax Urban Ministries
March Rotary Foster Care Coalition Inspiration Grant Program
April Melanoma Foundation -Walk for Research
May Domestic Abuse
June Camp Winona – Camper Scholarship
by Ram Nayar
Daytona State College
Monday, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
Building 130 (Cafeteria), Room 154
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