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Week 3. Rotary Minute for week beginning July 21, 2014.
Greetings District 6970 Rotarians, are you ready to Light Up Rotary?!? I already know that a couple of clubs have plans are afoot to fire it up this year with their own special “Rotary Days” events. The Deland club is reaching out to their community to go “bowling for literacy”; and a group of clubs in Volusia County, lead by the Port Orange-South Daytona club, is planning to host The Family of Rotary for a baseball game at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach. By the way, there is a very interesting piece of baseball and cultural history associated with this historic ballpark – go to Wikepedia and check it out. Way to go Daytona Beach for leading the way in 1946!
Want to know more about Rotary Days?
To start, Rotary Days is one of the signature initiatives from Rotary International President Gary Huang [pronounced: Wong; as in Rotarians know the difference between right and Wong].
Next, for more information on planning your club’s Rotary Days, go online to My Rotary and type “Rotary Days” in the search box. Then click the looking glass icon to download the PDF for a full description and helpful hints.
Start your planning now to Light Up Rotary this year with a well organized Rotary Days event.
Weekly reminders:
 On Saturday, August 2nd, it’s the annual Rotary Youth Exchange Welcome Home Dinner which takes place at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville. All Rotarians are invited.
 On Saturday, August 16th, it’s our District’s Light Up Rotary Seminar at the Thrasher-Horne Conference Center in Orange Park. Rotary International Director Robert Hall will be our keynote speaker at lunch that day. All Rotarians are invited, but it is really important that club Presidents and Presidents-Elect, as well as Foundation, Membership and Public Image chairs attend. Sign-up today because seating is limited.
Details and sign-up for both events can be found on our District’s website,, under the events section on the home page.
Yours in service to Rotary,
District Governor 2014-2015
Rotary International District 6970
smiley $$
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
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