This Week at Rotary- March 2, 2021
Presiding Officer: Eric Drumheller
Secretary: Morrie Enders
Virtual Meeting Host: Art Zygielbaum
Virtual Greeter: Todd Crawford
Program: State of Club Foundation
Speaker: Club Foundation President Dave Livingston
Club Foundation President Dave Livingston will share the state of the Club Foundation. Dave is past Club President and belongs to the Founders Group of the Club Foundation. Dave is Paul Harris Fellow +8 and a Benefactor to the Rotary International Foundation. He is currently the Managing Member of Livingston Investments, Inc.

March 2, 2021, Meeting Details:
When: February 23, 2021, 11:30 PM Central Time (the US and Canada)
The room opens at 12:00 PM.
To join the meeting virtually, use this link:
Meeting ID: 402 413 8597
Password: 661910
To watch the meeting, go to
Welcome Newest Rotarian Chris Burma
Chris Burma is a young professional here in Lincoln, NE, serving as VP of Government Business for Defense Contracting company Kana Systems. Chris is a 2016 graduate from UNL and has passionately invested his talents in serving the Lincoln Community. Chris has been a TeamMates Mentor for the past 4 years, and he has also served as a Middle School and High School Ministry Leader at his church for the past 5 years.
Welcome Newest Rotarian Dave Hansen
Dave Hansen is co-owner of Swanson Russell, the largest regional advertising agency in the area, and recently moved into the Chairman’s position. With more time on his hands he has become involved in TeamMates, NMOTION, to help start-up companies, a big supporter of Mourning Hope, a Wesleyan Graduate, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors.
Happy Birthday Rotarians
March 2021
Fischer, Deb 01   Lloyd, Rich 01
Koop, Ken 03   Austin, Bev 04
Whitney, Chris 04   Uttecht, Deb 05
McPeak, Jeff 07   Bennett, Jim 09
Whittamore-Mantzios, Melanie 12   Bossard, Jennifer 14
Jansen, Merle 17   Lee, Lisa 17
Grasso, Jill 18   Mastera, Jim 18
Blue, Amanda 19   DeRossett, Dennis 20
Long, Mike 20   Zygielbaum, Chris 24
Sommerich, Chris 28   Overocker, Josh 29
Dyer, Jesse 30   Hunt, Valerie 31
Peetz, Sarah 31
RYLA – Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
Application deadline, March 1, 2021. Click here to apply.
RYLA University will take place Saturday mornings beginning MAY 1 - JUNE 12, 2021. Rotarians! This is a fantastic opportunity for a high school sophomore or Junior in your family or your circle of friends! The sophomore or junior student has an outstanding opportunity to develop and expand the skills needed to be a leader in their school or community.
Use the link to change a life to a Rotary life of service and fulfillment.
WFCS March 1 Grant Deadline
Who puts the International in Rotary International?  
Your World Fellowship and Community Service Committee!
March 1 is the deadline to submit a grant to your WFCS Committee.
Grants can be small ($1-5k) or large Global Grants ($30k+) but must address at least one of the six areas of RI focus - 
Rotarians Volunteering
Rotarians Tom Klein and Incoming Rotary Director Molly Burns volunteered at Bryan Hospital vaccination clinic on Saturday, February 21, in hopes of encouraging others to get the vaccine.
Virtual International Picnic
Last Sunday, 2/28, the International Student Picnic Committee hosted the Spring version of their virtual International Student Event.  Students from area universities attended to hear some amazing career advice from Rotarians, including Mailani Veney & Jim Griesen. 
The Rotary Foundation
Click here to donate online to The Rotary Foundation (TRF) of Rotary International (RI). Donating to The Rotary Foundation is a great opportunity for Rotarians to give back.  Consider making your annual donation NOW.  Your money comes back to us in three years in the form of Global and District grants to spend on our projects. 
Last Week at Rotary
Last week at Rotary, President Eric Drumheller presided the meeting with Secretary Morrie Enders. Virtual Meeting Host was Trip Snyder with Virtual Greeter Jennifer Bossard. Program Host Allen Beermann introduced Speaker Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. We welcomed newest Rotarians Dave Hansen, Chairman of Swanson Russell (sponsor: Susan Stibal)
and Chris Burma, Vice President of Government Business of Kana Systems (sponsor: Mailani Veney). Reminder to complete the return to in-person meeting survey if you have not.  Thank you to Doc Chaves for leading the committee to find us a new home. Encourage high school sophomores or juniors you know to apply for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) by March 1.Submit Club 14 Foundation board member nominations to Jim Griesen by March 20. Ways to support our community: Tony Messineo respectfully requests that you vote for Valentino’s in the Lincoln Choice Awards. Valentino’s is in consideration for the best pizza, Sunday brunch, Italian restaurant, locally owned restaurant, and family-friendly restaurant. Please also vote for Lincoln Station (managed by Tony) under reception facilities in the “Tying the Knot” section.
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