Selinsgrove Area Rotary Club
Make a Difference
Vol. 90, No. 27 President – Georgiann Toby Skinner Editor – Dottie Anderson
Next Meeting: February 1, 2018 – Speaker will be Pam Frontino, Director of the Johnson Center for Civic Engagement at Susquehanna University. Cheryl Stumpf is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m. A Board Meeting precedes this program at 11 a.m.
January 25, 2018: Fifty Rotarians, Young Farmers, partners, and guests were present as host Sarah Manevel presided at the annual Urban/Rural Night Dinner at Christ Community Church. The speaker was the Pennsylvania FFA President, Nathan Moyer. Nathan is a 2017 Selinsgrove High School Graduate who was selected as one of seven statewide leaders of the PA FAA for the 2017-18 year. In order to serve in this position, Nathan has deferred college for a year, and will attend Penn State College Park in fall of 2018 as either a science, microbiology major in entomology, or as an Agriculture Education student. FAA, with 653,000 members is the largest youth-led organization in the country. Pennsylvania has 13,000 members in 150 Chapters. FFA seeks to provide for career success, leadership training (three different types of opportunities annually) and personal growth for high school students. Each member pursues an SAE (supervised agricultural experience) – Nathan’s project involved breeding cockroaches and reptiles, and working in animal rescue. He has become an accomplished public speaker and did an excellent job responding to some interesting questions about agriculture concerns. Attendees thank the Busy Bees from the church for the excellent chicken and waffles dinner. This was a special program enjoyed by all in attendance.
Announcements: 2018 Mallet Madness date is set – June 9 – Save the date. Meetings of the committee have started.*Golf Ball Drop date is set for Oct. 20, 2018, at noon, with possibility of lunch being held at the same time. Tickets have been distributed. Turn receipts and ticket stubs into John Stokinger.**Donations of snacks continue to be needed for students at the REC. Snacks can be delivered between 3-6 p.m. Call Kelly Feiler if you are interested in volunteering at the Center.***Art Bowen requests nominations be submitted for 2017-18 Distinguished Service Award.
Feb. 8 – Eric Hunt, Co-Founder and Director of eLearning at the Brighton Training Group, LLC of Lewisburg, Mike Piecuch is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.
Feb. 15 – TBA, Bill Clark is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m. Substitute Editor needed.
Feb. 22 – Marsha Lemons and Raven Rudnitsky will talk about their work with the women in the Snyder County Prison. Jay Lemons is the long distance host. Club Assembly. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.
March 1 – TBA, Carol Handlan is the host. A board meeting precedes at 11 a.m. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.
Birthdays: Feb. 3 – Toby Skinner.
Quotation: “When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey.”