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JOHNSTOWN-MILLIKEN ROTARY CLUB

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club met at 7 a.m. in Johnson’s Corner for its Aug. 29 meeting.

Linda Beck gave the invocation, and Club President Jerry Dunn led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Four-Way-Test.
Guests included Robert Fuller, Liam and Finn Burack, and Amy Johnson.

Club members wished fellow member Jim Lutey, along with his wife, a hearty congratulations in celebrating their wedding anniversary. The club also sends out get-well wishes to Past President Vivian Tapp, who is under the weather.

Johnson presented the week’s program. She is a member of “Yes to the Rec Center,” a citizen’s action group advocating the construction of a recreation center in the Johnstown/Milliken area. Johnson spoke about the recent feasibility study conducted by the Thompson River Parks and Recreation (TRPR) District and two ballot issues voters will decide in November.

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 7 a.m. in Johnson’s Corner. The board of directors’ meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Milliken Police Department.

Anyone interested in becoming a member should contact Jordan Jemiola at (720)261-0229, or jemiola.jor dan@gmail.com.

 

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JOHNSTOWN-MILLIKEN ROTARY CLUB

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club met at 7 a.m. in Johnson’s Corner for its July 25 meeting.

Club Member Jim Burack reported his son Liam’s lemonade stand during the Rotary Fellowship Golf Tournament held July 13 at The Mad Russian Golf Course in Milliken, raised $118 for the J/M Rotary Club.

The program featured Greeley Police Department Det. Mark Forgue, a member of the Neighborhood Task Force, who spoke about gang activity in Greeley and Northern Colorado.

At the club’s July 18 meeting, Jerry Dunn – the newly-seated club president – gave the invocation and led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Four-Way-Test.

Guests included Assistant District Gov. Phyllis Abbot, who made a brief introduction.

Club member Colleen Flack reminded members to contact her if they intend to work the welcome booth Aug. 8 at the High Plains Chautauqua in Greeley.

Club member Stan Beltz gave his vocational talk. He is the owner/agent of Guardian Insurance Group in Johnstown.

The week’s program included a short video from incoming District G. Jule Pahres. Dunn gave the annual State of the Club Address.
Dunn outlined six goals he has set for the club for the coming year: grow the membership by six members; start an Interact Club for youth in the community; achieve a tax-exempt status on the club’s foundation; donate $2,000 as a club to the Rotary International Foundation; raise $1,000 for a water project in San Jacinto, Guatemala; and send four members to the Rotary Leadership Institute (for which the club provides tuition assistance).

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 7 a.m. in Johnson’s Corner. The board of directors meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Milliken Police Department.

Anyone interested in becoming a member should contact Jordan Jemiola at (720)261-0229, or jemiola.jordan@gmail.com.

 

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JOHNSTOWN-MILLIKEN ROTARY CLUB

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club met at 7 a.m. in Johnson’s Corner for its May 23 meeting.

Willie Grauberger gave the invocation, and Torrin Williams led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Four-Way-Test.

Guests included Letford Elementary Literacy Specialist Patsy Burenheide, Letford Elementary Principal Kerry Boren, Ron Allen, Melissa Cunningham, Mike Beck, Paula Grzenia, Linda Measner, and Andy Ferguson of the Loveland Rotary Club.

   

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Cheerful Learners

Cheerful Learners met at the home of Virginia Morris on May 20. Jean Hoffman served as her co-hostess. The meeting was opened by Barbara Sloan, president, with the pledge to the flag and the club collect.

Ruth Nelson, program chairman for this meeting, introduced Pat Betz from the Glenn A. Jones Library. She told of the summer reading program planned for this year. Its theme is “Dig into Reading.” Last summer they had 1,500 kids in the program. It is divided into three levels of reading. She also explained some of the new things to come and explained how we were related to the High Plains Library District.

Twelve members responded to roll call with their plans for summer. The treasury balance was given. A letter from the Weld County Fair Board asked for $80 to be used as prizes. This is $5 higher than normal. The group voted to add the $5 to our regular amount. They also voted to give $50 to the summer reading program. This also carried.

It was announced former member Ruby Pixler had passed away.

Next meeting (June 17) will be the salad luncheon at the home of Kelly Portz, with Anne Thomas serving as her co-hostess. Members are reminded this is when we give our secret sisters a birthday gift.

The July picnic will be held July 15 at 4 p.m. at the home of Ann Hughes.

 

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JOHNSTOWN-MILLIKEN ROTARY CLUB

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club met at 7 a.m. in Johnson’s Corner for its May 9 meeting.

Nancy Mayer gave the invocation, and Torrin Williams led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Four-Way-Test.

Guests included Linda Measner, who has applied for membership, Eli Wilcox, Mike Fitzsimmons from the Greeley Centennial Club, and Past District Gov. Karen Sekich of the Longmont Twin Peaks Club. In lieu of singing to guests, club members “danced.”

Tonight (May 16) at 6:30, the club will host Bedtime Reading at the Milliken Police Dept. Featured are firefighters and medics. All children are welcome.

Club member Colleen Flack noted she has been in contact with the Chautauqua committee, and that it would like the club’s help with greeting visitors again this year.

Member Dennis Reed said he was planning a tentative trash pick-up day on July 27.

President Elect Jerry Dunn reminded members the 2nd annual Rotary Cup Golf Tournament is fast approaching, and recruitment teams should meet to establish plans of action. The tournament is scheduled for July 13 at The Mad Russian Golf Course in Milliken.

The week’s program, “Service Above Self,” was presented by Karen Sekich. As part of her program, she shared details about her club’s water and sanitation projects in Nicaragua.

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 7 a.m. at Johnson’s Corner. The board of directors meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Milliken Police Department.

Anyone interested in becoming a member should contact Jordan Jemiola at (720)261-0229, or jemiola.jor dan@gmail.com.

   

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