August 8, 2019

Selinsgrove Area Rotary Club
Rotary Connects the World
Vol. 92, No. 5 resident – Carol Handlan Editor – Dottie Anderson

Next Meeting – August 15, 2019 – Speaker is Michele Hock, Director of Agape Land Preschool. Ken Miller is the host. SVCC, 11:45 a.m.

August 8, 2019 – Nineteen Rotarians were present as Peggy Reinhard, Certified Insurance Broker, spoke on the topic of “Medicare Simplified for Employee and Employer. She provided information about the range of options and costs that exist between Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Peggy is available for either employer/employee workshops or individual consultation to assist in making the right decision for each individual. She responded to numerous questions and provided a booklet of information to all attendees. Konrad Kempfe was the host.

*Golf Committee continues to look for teams and sponsors for 9/9 event.
**Inbound exchange student Tomas is expected August 16. If you are doing events with your family after that date and it is appropriate, do include him in those activities.
***Dan Mahoney is coordinating Club participation in this year’s Market St. Festival, 9/28. Volunteer signup sheet was circulated.
**** Do use sale of Golf Ball Drop tickets as a way of increasing knowledge of club activities among non-members. Goal this year is to sell all 1000 tickets. Opportunities to sell at Market at the Commons on Saturday morning and at Snyder County Night Out 8/13. A signup sheet was circulated for the 8/13 activity when we will be sponsoring the local boy scouts at their cotton candy and popcorn table.
*****Ken Miller and Mike Flock both shared recent complimentary experiences with the father of a current camper (Ken) and with a past camper who had experienced Flock Pond.
******The District Conference will be held in Gettysburg in April. Note change for calendar – DG’s visit is now scheduled for Oct. 3.

Sergeant at arms: Marv Rudnitsky collected happy fines as follows (to the best of the Editor’s ability to record them): himself (thank’s to Rotary conversation about checking for hail damage, thanks to John Stokinger for subbing); Mike Flock (SSDC campers, Commons concert tonight with outstanding guitarist); Dave Lawer (speaker, leaving early); Malcolm Derk (back, Carol for the Brew Fest, son now in cub scouts); Konrad Kempfe (speaker); Carol Handlan (speaker, great community and econ. Development committee meeting); Toby Skinner (speaker, SSDC Board meeting); and Earl Ferster (+15 and speaker).

Future Programs:
Aug. 22 – Classification talk by new member Kristine Horton, Wesley Knapp host. 11:45 a.m., SVCC.
Aug. 29 – John Stokinger, host and speaker, “Pennsylvania State Parks Build Great Memories”
11:45 a.m., SVCC.
Sept. 5 – TBA, Chad Cohrs is the host. 11:45 a.m. SVCC. Board Meeting precedes.
Sept. 12 – TBA, Tom Gates is the host. 11:45 a.m. SVCC. John Stokinger will edit the newsletter.

Birthdays: August 16 – Konrad Kempfe; 29 – Jay Lemons. Sept. 3 – Tom Gates; 5 – John Fischer; 6 – Melissa Laniewski; 24 – Don Summers.

Quotation: “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” Peter Drucker