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Week 42. Rotary Minute
Rotarians of 6970,
This weeks Minute starts with a special shout out to both Jacksonville Rotarian Ken Durkee, and Jacksonville Comcast. For many years now, the cable provider has graciously allotted time and resources for Rotary. 30 minutes, once a month on channel 99 in Duval County, with Ken conducting the interviews, getting the Rotary word out. Thanks Ken and Comcast.
What a weekend! Gingie and I attended the Catfish Festival in Crescent City on Saturday. Thousands of people, enjoying a parade, food, games, fun, and a great parade. A wonderful Rotary Day event.
Sunday morning, we witnessed the start of the Flagler Beach Clubs, cycling races. I asked DGE Percy Rosenbloom, and DGND Marshall Butler to finish 1st and 2nd. Following up with Percy on Monday, Percy reported Marshall did indeed finish amongst the leaders. Percy stated that he finished too, not T W O mind you, but too as in also.
Immediately following the race, our cycling twosome attended Rhythm and Ribs. This St Augustine Sunrise event draw thousands of people to the music, the food, the fellowship and more. Another great Rotary Day, providing funds for all their club projects.
The Deland area clubs played softball for Polio. Many of the participants started the games wearing knee braces and other assorted hardware. You can imagine how they felt when it was over. Deland Breakfast took first, but even more important the clubs raised near $300 for polio. With the Gates Foundation Match, that ends up being over 1500 kids that will remain polio free.
Keep doing those wonderful things you do! Have a great week!
Engage Rotary, Change Lives
District Governor Art
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July                              Grass Roots Giving    
August                         Hope Reins, Inc.        
September                   Wings of Hope
October                       Christmas Project (Gail Calleja)
November                   100 Deputies/100 Kids
December                    UCP (Client Outings)
January                        Pace Center for Girls
February                      Halifax Urban Ministries
March                          Rotary Foster Care Coalition Inspiration Grants
April                            Melanoma Walk
May                             Domestic Abuse
Daytona State College
Monday, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
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