Feb. 7, 2013

Selinsgrove Rotary

Peace through Service

Vol. 86, No. 30          

President – Donna Schuck                Editor – Dottie Anderson

Next Meeting: Feb. 14,
2013 – Club Assembly, International Service, hosted by Director of the Avenue, Konrad
Kempfe. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

7, 2013
: Thirty-five Rotarians and guests
(Judy Brndjar and Susan Myers, classmates of Dottie’s – and Bill Clark) were
present for a presentation by Dr. Marcus Myers, a pediatric optometric
specialist from the Vision and Learning Center of North Central, PA., located
in Muncy. Also present was Vision Therapy Coordinator and Office Manager Shelly
Wood. He recommends screening for eye problems early – as in at 6 months and
three years of age to determine if a child has myopia (lazy eye), so that this
problem is resolved prior to a child entering school.The later diagnosis typically means the child
will need corrective lenses throughout their life. A child with reading and or
learning problems may well have a vision issue that can be causing the
behavioral and/or physical issues. The diagnosis of ADD or ADHD or other
disabilities sometimes occurs without first determining if it is vision issues
that are causing the problem. This was an extremely informative presentation.
The web site for the center is www.pavisionlearningcenter.com.
An additional informative website is www.covd.org

Announcements: District
Conference is scheduled for 4/26-28.*Daffodil Day sales sheet was being
circulated by Jerry Rhoads. The flowers will be delivered 3/21.**President
Donna is proceeding with implementation of the Four Way Test speakers contest.
She has identified two teachers who teach forensic and who are identifying
students interested in this project. Pat Pinkowski, Dottie Anderson and Mike
Flock will serve as first round judges.***Dave Lawer shared progress being made
on the inner club challenge to raise funds for the Dental Clinic.****John
Stokinger shared beginning information about Savor Selinsgrove.*****Art Bowen
is now sending out the newsletter to those who continue to receive it by mail.
He and Dottie are working to get to the point that everyone who can possibly
receive it by e-mail no longer receive a paper copy.******Donna announced that
an SU student, Brian Kelly, has identified himself as someone interested in
starting a rotaract club at the University. He attended Urban/Rural night and
will be coming to one of our regular meetings

Good News of Rotary: Konrad
Kempfe shared news about a team of 8 optometrists, an optician, and three other
Rotarians from Great Britain visiting the Philippines where they tested the eyes
of 2,700 children and adults and supplied free eyeglasses to those who needed

Sergeant at arms: Marv Rudnitsky collected happy
fines as follows: Happy Birthday Toby Skinner (who also paid fine in honor of
guests); himself (celebrating SU and Sondheim event); John Stokinger (going to
Main despite snow); Konrad Kempfe (badge at home and Digiplex opera); Charlie
McCuren (Donna providing great lunch); Donna Long (late and niece one of the
speech teachers); Mary Peterhaensel (Digiplex operas and ballet);Hal
Dunkleberger (member attendance); Donna Schuck (son has job apps out); Art
Bowen (e-mail addresses, grandson, apple store trip and guests who are
classmates of his brother); Tom Gates (Indiana #1); Jeff Schaum (back and
Fl.tan); Judy Brndjar (fun being here); Sherri Hoffman (father doing ok); John
Fischer (Bill Clark); Bill Clark (classmate guests); and Dave Lawer (guests and
Donna not cooking lunch).


Feb. 21 – Dave Lauer will give his vocational/classification talk.
Art Bowen is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Feb. 28 – Gary Grossman, Publisher of The Daily Item will
be the speaker. Tom Gates is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Mar. 7 – TBA, John Stokinger is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Mar. 14 – Jeff Schaum will give his vocational/classification talk,
Sheri Hoffman host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

Birthdays: Feb.11 – Michael Hayes. Mar. 15 – Mary Peterhaensel; 24 – Dave Lauer;
26 – Bill Clark; 31 – Ken Miller.

“There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time.”Coco Chanel