Rotary Lunch Program: District Governor Cindi O'Neil

On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, District Governor Cindi O'Neil will be our guest speaker.

Cindi and her husband Mike founded SolAire Homebuilders, a local, family owned custom home building business, well known for outstanding custom design and energy efficiency. SolAire has earned national, regional and local awards for their quality work related to both custom home building and green building.


This meeting will be all-virtual. Join the Zoom Meeting here:

You can also call in to the meeting at 1 669 900 9128 and enter meeting ID: 975 3701 1753.

We will record the presentation for others who aren’t able to attend at noon.

Rotary Lunch Program: Bill Berg Foundation Update

Last week, Kyle gave us an update on the club's foundation. Part of his presentation included an amazing video of Bill and Melinda Gates, talking to a group of students who'd received scholarships from them. Here's a link to the video:

Pledge Form for the Bill Berg Foundation

If you'd like to pledge your support for the club's foundation for the coming year, please do so using this form:

Cort Walks For Polio

Covid is not my first pandemic. Polio permanently paralyzed my right leg in 1954 during a global polio pandemic that paralyzed over 30,000 children per year in the US. Mostly children. Parents lived in fear that their child would be next. Public swimming pools, movie theaters, and bowling alleys were closed. There was no vaccine.

In 1985, Rotary pledged to wipe out polio forever. There were 350,000 cases per year in 125 countries. Today there are less than 200 cases in just 2 countries. I am volunteering with Rotary to bring that number to zero.  

Covid spread from a few cases in a Chinese province to a global pandemic in a matter of months. Polio can come roaring back too. It is just a plane flight away!

I plan to walk 100 miles before November 15th to raise money for Rotary's PolioPlus.

Click here to support me on my walk


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