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This Week at Centerville Rotary 
JUNE 22, 2017
 
Saloni addressed the club at her last meeting before returning back to India. She's had a wonderful exchange experience and thanked each Rotarian for helping make her year here special. We will miss her!
 
Dick Hoback showed off some swag from the RI convention.
 
Then Dick presented the Club with the Rotary theme banner for 2017-18: Rotary Making a Difference.
 
PDG Harvey Smith and President Ron Hollenbeck congratulated Boyd Preston for his PHF +3. Thank you for your generous support of Rotary, Boyd!
 
Jason Johnston from BOGG Ministries shared information about their work to feed the hungry.
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Don Overly
July 3
 
Deborah Dulaney
July 8
 
Sally D. Beals
July 12
 
Kim Senft-Paras
July 13
 
Brian Bergmann
July 14
 
David Trout
July 14
 
Michael Wier
July 17
 
Erich Eggers
July 23
 
Ron Hollenbeck
July 30
 
Spouse Birthdays
Allison Durnbaugh
July 28
 
Anniversaries
Dan Sortman
Deborah
July 2
 
Brad Huffman
Shannon Huffman-McAfee
July 4
 
Frank Perez
Maureen Perez
July 14
 
Join Date
Rebecca Quiñones
July 7, 2016
1 year
 
Speakers
Jul 27, 2017
Downtown Dayton Partnership
Aug 03, 2017
Dayton Council of World Affairs (DCOWA)
Aug 17, 2017
DLM Culinary Center
Aug 31, 2017
District Governor Address
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Rotary's Theme for 2017-18
 
The GREETERS​​​: ​​​​ 
 
07/27/2017 Dave Trout and Mark Febus
08/03/2017 Judy Budi and Katie Neubert
08/10/2017 Kim Senft-Paras and Joyce Young
If you cannot greet on the day assigned, contact Kitty and she will schedule a replacement.
 
Meeting on 07/20/2017
 
Lee Hieronymus (M) and Graham Ross (L) greeted this day. Ever-smiling
Brian Hayes (R) has just been welcomed.
 
Here Graham Ross is greeting member Gerry Eastabrooks, who looks a bit shy (She isn't). 
 
Lee is shown greeting PDG Harvey Smith. He and Ray Werz and Sivaji Subramaniam are retired clergy, and have an in with God a bit more than most. 
 
 
Jack Durnbaugh (L) and Don Overly have a lot in common. Jack is a principal at Centerville High School and Don was the superintendent at Centerville High School for a long time. 
 
Here Graham (L) is seen with past club president Ron Hollenbeck and member Jim Harris (R). Ron conducted the meeting again this week, as our new president Peachy is still undergoing tests for his medical condition. Jim not only volunteers his service for the club but also for his church.
 
The Centerville Rotary Club met at The Club House at Yankee Trace at noon. Past President Ron Hollenbeck led the Pledge of Allegiance, PDG Harvey Smith led the prayer, and Arnie Biondo led the singing of God Bless America. "This may be the last time I do this," Biondo said before counting 1,2,3 and starting the song in a range a bit higher than most were accustomed to. The members struggled through and at the end someone shouted something about it being "the last time," and Arnie smiled his big smile in spite of it all. (Just so Peachy will know...it wasn't as good as the Marine song we sang a while back in Peachy's honor, but it was passable.)
 
Today's guests included: 
 
Dottie Overly, wife of club member Don Overly; our guest speaker Karen Durham, general manager of the Fraze Pavilion; Matthew Kuhn Jr., son of club member Matt Kuhn. Matt Jr. is at the U.S. Air Force Academy; and Theresa Cain, a pharmacist with Premier Health.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karen Durham, general manager of the Fraze Pavilion, is pictured here.
 
 
Matthew Kuhn Jr. is seen here with his father Matt Kuhn.
 
Jeff Senney said he brought his guest Theresa Cain under the pretext that she would be among a young group of members. Some yes, others, no, but always young in spirit and a life of service.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS: 
 
 Ron Hollenbeck has still been handing out thank you notes from Saloni Bagwani. We understand that India has a new president these days. Arnie Biondo said the youth exchange program has sent a person to northern India this year. We are sponsoring Robin Grigsby, who is going to Brazil, and Arnie has suggested she visit our club again before she heads out.
 
Ron reminded everyone that we will be meeting at GraceWorks for our Aug. 17 meeting, as a big event is scheduled for Yankee Trace that day and our meeting room will be unavailable there.
 
Ron read from several letters he received from Greg Bixler thanking us for our sponsorship of two life pumps for Mali that have been installed and are now providing safe and reliable water for around 700 people, 350 in one village and another 350 people in another village. One well had to be dug 168 feet deep and the other 300 feet deep, he said. It has helped the economy of the villages and also the health of the people living there, the letter said. Greg thanked the club for partnering with his company, which supplies the pumps. 
 
Ron then called Rebecca Quinones up front to present her with a pin for being a co-director of the New Generations program for the club. She and her family had been having fun in the sun in Puerto Rico and was thus she was not at the June 6 meeting at Benham's Grove when the other new board members were installed. 
 
 
Frank Perez reminded everyone that the club service day coming up is Aug. 19, with five locations to choose from. The House of Bread day will be Aug.18, a Friday. 
Ron said sign up sheets will be available and the locations will be announced at a later date. 
 
 An option to be added would be to work with BOGG at their Chevy Chase outing Aug. 15, where they serve food and a hot meal to those living in the subsidized housing unit in Centerville. This is a Tuesday and would be from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. They serve food and talk to residents and have music and games to play. 
 
 
HAPPY BUCKS: Sgt.-at-Arms Erich Eggers was absent, so club member Lee Hieronymus collected Happy Bucks for Project/Operation (it's been called both) Warm. Each $20 donation buys a new children's winter coat distributed by Hannah's Treasure Chest in partnership with local social agencies. Lee calls his collecting "The fleecing of the flock," as he gets "shear" enjoyment out of trying to cajole everyone into giving "three bags full," or something like that. Or maybe he just likes making people feel sheepish for not giving while he's in charge...kinda Trumpish-like, when the sheep retreat at his request. (Baaaa-d analogy, perhaps.)
 
 
Today's Speaker: Karen Durham, general manager of the Fraze Pavilion
 
Member Chuck King introduced Karen. Here he is seen talking with her and member Carol Kennard before the meeting.
 
 
Chuck said 
 
 
The meeting was closed with the reciting of the Rotary Four-Way Test.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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