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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 2 meeting.

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

Guests included Assistant District Gov. Susan Van Deren, Tyler Bauer, Shelly Bauer, Paula Grzenia, Liam Burack, and Linda Measner, who has applied for membership.

The Rotary Student of the Month, Tyler Bauer, was in attendance and was presented with a certificate, medal, and a gift card to Barnes & Noble to help pay for college books.

Club member Ken Grack gave a short presentation on the District Assembly recently held in Laramie, Wyo., and attended by Jan Grack and President-Elect Jerry Dunn.

Dunn reminded members the 2nd Annual Rotary Cup Golf Tournament was fast approaching and recruitment teams should be meeting to establish plans of action. The tournament will be held on July 13 at The Mad Russian Golf Course in Milliken.

The week’s program was presented by Pamela Levine, MD, on nutrition and nutritional supplements.

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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CHEERFUL LEARNERS

The Cheerful Learners met Monday (March 18) at the home of Charlene Nelson.

Refreshments were served prior to the meeting.

President Barbara Sloan called the meeting to order with the pledge to the flag and the club collect. Roll call was answered by 10 members.

Minutes were read and approved as read.

Treasurer Helen Chesnut gave the financial report.

A thank was read from member Linda Windedahl.

At the next meeting, the group plans to meet at 1 p.m. to tour the Career Development Center in Longmont. They will plan to stop somewhere for refreshments afterward.

Several were mentioned for Sunshine projects. The program was then given by Charlene Nelson.

 

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CHEERFUL LEARNERS

Cheerful Learners met Monday (Feb. 18) at the home of Sandra Hays. President Barbara Sloan opened the meeting with a reading, then led the group in the pledge to the flag and the club collect.

Minutes were read from the last meeting, and a correction was made to read Ruth Nelson was presented a bill from the Christmas party for two meals rather than Ruby Spaur.

A thank you was read from the Johnstown Historical Society for our renewed membership and donation.

And thanks in the newsletter for all the volunteer help for those who helped with their fund-raising projects.

Helen Chesnut passed out reports of our giving in 2012 to give us a better guide of our dollar giving to various projects. So we have a better idea on our spending, and so we stay within our budget. She also gave us a balance in the treasury.

It was reported member Lyn Russell was ill, and former member Vera Tregoning was sent sympathy cards in the loss of her husband, Vern Tregoning.

Sandra Hays gave the program on her trip to Turkey.

   

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CHEERFUL LEARNERS

Cheerful Learners met Jan. 21 at the home of Bonnie Ruppert. Helen Chesnut served as her co hostess.

Club President Barbara Sloan called the meeting to order with the pledge to the flag and the club collect. Minutes of the November and December meetings were approved as read. Roll call was held, with the group deciding to make Virginia Nazarenus an honorary member. The treasurer gave her report.

 

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JOHNSTOWN-MILLIKEN ROTARY CLUB

At 7 a.m. Dec. 12, the Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club met in Johnson’s Corner.
Club President Vivian Tapp gave the invocation and led the club in both the Pledge of Allegiance and Four-Way-Test.

Guests included Assistant District Governor Susan Van Deren, Paula Grzenia, Stan Beltz, and Sonia Gonzales and her mother. Guests were welcomed with the singing of “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.” The club also sang “Happy Birthday” to Colleen Flack and Ken Grack.

President Tapp indicated Beltz had submitted an application for membership. She also reported the Black Friday Book Fair at Barnes and Noble brought in $1,110 in register sales. Added to the $265 in cash donations, the one-day event raised $1,375 for the Student of the Month program.

Van Deren presented the club with a check for $985 as part of the district’s Literacy Grant. The money will be used for literacy projects within the community.

Gonzales is the December Student of the Month. She said she plans on attending Colorado State University-Pueblo to study pre-med and was presented a certificate, medal, and $100 gift-card to Barnes and Noble.

The program for the day was an annual favorite – club member Ed Spreng singing Christmas carols and classic cowboy songs and playing his guitar.

Throughout the school year, at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Milliken Police Department, the Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club hosts the Bedtime Reading Program for pre-school and grade school-aged children. They are read bedtime stories and enjoy making craft activities. Guest readers consist of local policemen, town officials, Santa Claus, Colorado Eagles hockey players, and sometimes even a clown. The program is co-organized with the Community Preschool, and Head Start teachers. Local merchants support the program by supplying milk, cookies, and pizza.

The Johnstown/Milliken Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday 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 at jemiola.jordan@gmail.com.

   

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