Jan. 3, 2013

Rotary Club

Peace through Service

Vol. 86, No. 25          

President – Donna Schuck                Editor – Dottie Anderson

Jan. 10 – District’s GSE Team will visit, with John Kador of the
Lewisburg Club. Marv Rudnitsky is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.


January 3, 2013: With Wes Knapp presiding, and introduced
by Mike Flock, Jared Roush presented his classification talk.
Twenty-nine Rotarians and guests were present for this first meeting of 2013.
Employed by Northumberland Bank for the past twelve years, Jared started as a
part time teller and is now in the Trust Department of the Bank. He credits
attending Leadership Susquehanna Valley with helping him become involved in the
community where, in addition to the Rotary Club (he will become Treasurer in
June); he is a member of the board of the Priestley-Forsyth Library. He
describes himself as “sometimes impulsive’ (as when he bought his home) and
this 1999 Shikellamy graduate enjoys boating and fishing in the summer. Mike
Piecuch introduced his guest, SU student and intern in his office Mike Yoder.

Announcements: We will meet at the SVCC throughout January and February.*As we
enter a new year, PLEASE, check the Club Calendar to see when you are host of
the program and keep in mind that it is helpful to everyone for the Editor to
be able to publish the names of speakers at least four weeks ahead.**District
Conference is scheduled for 4/26-28.

Good News of Rotary: Konrad Kempfe shared
information about the Seattle Rotary Club’s awarding a grant to the Seattle
Rotary Genomic Blood Typing Program. This $100,000 Large Community Grant was
awarded to the Puget Sound Blood Center to implement the effort to use new
technologies to ensure accurate matching of blood products between donors and

Sergeant at arms: Konrad Kempfe collected fines as follows: Happy Birthday fines
from Dottie Anderson and Jeff Schaum; Bill Clark (well and back); Chad Cohrs
(family holiday and some time off); Dave Lauer (new old female lab and Bill
being back); Mike Piecuch (his guest); Pat Pinkowski (surviving and enjoying
great holiday); Wes Knapp (great family holiday and no trips to the office);
Mike Flock (speaker and well); John Fischer (early New Year’s Eve); Bob Soper
(houseful for the holidays including dogs); Dottie Anderson (tree fest);
Melissa Laniewski (holidays); Sheri Hoffman (family holiday); John Thompson
(finding the right location on the second try); and Earl Ferster (+15).

Future Programs:

Jan. 17 – Jeff Specht, CFO of Sunbury Generation, John Fischer is
the host. Board meeting will follow. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Jan. 24 – Youth in Philanthropy, Kara Sheeholtz, Director for the
Central SusquehannaCommunity
Foundation. Mike Flock is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Jan. 31 – Urban/Rural Night Program and Dinner – 6:30 p.m. at
Christ Community United Methodist Church, Park Road. Speaker will be the
Secretary of Agriculture. Signup sheet will be circulated. Guests and partners
welcome. Jerry Rhoads is the host.

Feb. 7 – Speaker will be Dr. Myers from Vision Max. SVCC, 11:45


Birthdays: Jan. 12 – Mike Piecuch; 17 – Mike Flock, Wes Knapp. Feb. 3 – Toby
Skinner; 11 – Michael Hayes.

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere”