Sept. 2, 2011

Selinsgrove Area Rotary Club

Reach Within to Embrace Humanity

Vol. 85, No. 9

President – Patricia A. PinkowskiEditor – Dorothy M.

Next Meeting: Sept. 8, 2011–Loreen Comstock, Director
of the Columbia-Montour Home Health, will speak about the Nurse-Family
Partnership Program. Pat Pinkowski is the host and Mike Flock will edit the
newsletter. 11:45 a.m., SVCC.


September 1, 2011: Good fellowship abounded as 30 Rotarians and a guest
(Melissa Lauer Laniewski, a realtor with Bowen Agency) were present for
Anniversary Day hosted by Joyce Anderson, Club Service Avenue of Service
Director).The Club has 51 members who
together have given 577 years of service. September is our best month for
numbers of new members. Each member was recognized for years of membership,
with highlights including acknowledgement with flowers for 30 year plus members
Hal Dunkleberger, Earl Ferster, Bob Fogle, Marv Rudnitsky, Hal Schriver, Ken
Miller and Bob Soper (with 42 years in the Selinsgrove Rotary Club).

Announcements: John
Fischer needs more volunteers for the 9/12 19th Annual Golf Classic.
Still looking for more players, with thanks to Sheri Hoffman for Econ PA.
foursome. Gifts for players are being collected by Don Summers – please call
him if you can provide a gift or gift certificate. Proceeds this year will be
split between the SACF and the Library Capital Campaign.*SAVE THE DATE: New
Member Orientation will be held at the home of Karen and Art Bowen, 20
Meadowbrook Drive, on Sept. 26, 2011 at 7 p.m. **Calendars were distributed –
note a change already – Mike Flock’s business phone number is 701-3501.***Hal
Schriver acknowledged anon. donations from a member for Free Enterprise Week.
All donations are appreciated.

Good News of Rotary: Konrad Kempfe shared information about a large potable
water project in Ghana, co-sponsored by Rotary and USAid.

Sergeant at arms: Marv Rudnitsky collected fines as follows: from Dottie Anderson (Irene
in NJ story); Mike Flock (daughter in Kill Devil Hills and not evacuating);
Kevin Waple (Nags Head vacation before Irene); Don Harnum (9 years in Rotary,
East Snyder Park progress, clear bill of health); Jennifer Johnston (school
open, 3 yr. member, progress on library building); John Fischer (Sheri
Hoffman’s assistance and work, Golf Committee); John Stokinger (Rutland, VT
friends ok despite isolation caused by flooding and 30 years a Rotarian); Sheri
Hoffman (back and being ED for new endeavor); Wesley Knapp (back and concern
for NY and VT damage); Toby Skinner (Jake enjoying Army experience); Ken Miller
(not being thrown out and sister in law’s good news); Bob Soper (Vi’s Eagle
siting, and still being able to be a Rotarian); Art Bowen (Melissa, Joyce’s
efforts on program, Bob Soper, granddaughter’s athletic success); and Earl
Ferster (no one lost a loved one in storm and all the good fellowship).

Future Programs:

15 – Susquehanna Today – Jay Lemons is the speaker. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

22 – Bruce Marion Classification Talk, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

29 – Nelson Bailey Classification Talk, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

6 – “Giving Children a Voice” topic for speaker Judy Jones, Court Appointed
Special Advocate. Ravin Rudnitsky, guest host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

13 – Gary Swan, Farm Bureau Director of Government Affairs, Earl Ferster hosts,
SVCC, 11:45 am.

20 – Club Assembly/Club Service – “Membership Development” – PDG Karen H.
Teichman, SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Birthdays: September 4 – John
Fischer, 8 – Hal Schriver, 23 – Don Summers. October 6 – Chad Cohrs; 10 – Cathy
Kline; 21 – John Reed.


Quotation: “Success is a great deodorant. It takes
away all your past smells.”

Elizabeth Taylor