This Week at Rotary- January 19, 2021
Presiding Officer: Eric Drumheller
Secretary: Morrie Enders
Virtual Meeting Host: Art Zygielbaum
Program Host: Lisa Lee
Speaker: Kate Engel
Kate Engel, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Communication, Nebraska Innovation Campus
Kate Engel is the director of strategic partnerships and communication for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Kate is responsible for recruiting companies to partner with the University of Nebraska and other entities working on NIC. Kate's position allows her to create and implement communication and marketing strategies that assist in the continued development of NIC and strive to engage university faculty, staff, students, and industry to collaborate and form partnerships.
January 19, 2021, Meeting Details:
When: January 19, 2021, 12:00 PM Central Time (the US and Canada)
The room opens at 11:30 AM.
To join the meeting virtually, use this link:
Meeting ID: 402 413 8597
Password: 661910
To watch the meeting, go to
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 - 
·       Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
·       Disease prevention and treatment
·       Water and sanitation
·       Maternal and child health
·       Basic education and literacy
·       Economic and community development.
2021 grant applications can be found on the website. or email the Committee Chair.
The Rotary Foundation, Doing Good in the World
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.  Your donation goes worldwide to promote peace and conflict prevention & resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education, literacy, and economic and community development. Every Rotarian Every Year asks that you consider a gift of at least $100 to The Rotary Foundation.

You can also mail a check made out to The Rotary Foundation to PO Box 83843, Lincoln 68501. Yolanda will send it with the contribution form to TRF. You have until June 30, 2021, to donate for this Rotary year. Any questions, please contact TRF Chair Scott Larson at 402.499.4444.
Happy Birthday Rotarians
January 2021
Hoffman, Dennis 02   Stear, Pat 03
Gutschenritter, Stacy 06   Holman, Kate 06
Halstead, Maury 07   Mullin, Phil 07
Boule, Angela 09   Chaves, Doc 09
Beam, Arlen 14   Beermann, Allen 14
Henkelmann, Priscilla 15   Strong, Craig 15
Liesveld, Meagan 17   Critchfield, Frosty 22
Messineo, Tony 24   Evans, Brendan 30
Gayer, Jon 31
January 2021 Project: Rotary 14 Feeds Families
Nothing can stop Rotarians to be at the forefront of helping those in need in our community. We have a great opportunity to help in the third week of January 2021, help feed the families in our immediate community by donating food at the Little Free Pantries. Click here for more information. Click here to sign up. For questions, please contact President Eric.

Last Week at Rotary
Last week at Rotary Presiding Officer was Eric Drumheller with Secretary Morrie Enders. Virtual Meeting Host was Trip Snyder and Program Host Brendan Evans introduced speaker, Paul Jarrett CEO & Co-founder of Bulu. In action items reminder Rise Shine Give virtual brunch event is on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Sign up and fill a Little Free Pantry the third week of this month. Donate to the District’s Virtual Food Drive. Secretary Morrie Enders brought out the Wheel of Misfortune: Patsy Koch-Johns was elected as VP for Board of Education, Marcia White as Director of Development at NU Foundation, Joel Stoltenow for an article about Lutheran Family Services and a quote in the Lincoln Journal Star, Molly Burns for the article about her vaccination shot. The wheel landed on Molly Burns. Club Treasurer Brad Bryan provided a club finance update. Please contact Brad if you have questions. Pat Birch provided 60 Seconds of Sustainability report about the importance of pollinators and what you can do to support them. Congratulations to: Patsy Koch-Johns on her election as Vice President of the Nebraska Board of Education! Marcia White on her new job at the University of Nebraska Foundation! Send your get-well wishes to Steve Glenn who is recovering from COVID. Shawntell Kroese whose husband, Bruce, is hospitalized with COVID.
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