The Howling Coyote Newsletter!
Edition 2, Issue 4
August 22
Welcome:  Damian called the meeting to order at 7:31am.   He called upon  greeter John Lathrop who lead the membership in the Pledge, 4 Way test and the thought of the day: "These is a left wing and a right wing and without both the bird can't fly."
Visitors:   Louise from Belgium, Gene Rayborn Director, Sedona Community Center.  Marge, Don Sunlight, Al & Connie Hinkleman 
(just moved here from Maryland!) Shane who was invited by Laura.
Happy Bucks:  Bonnie for recovered health and doing well.  Ken from Verde Valley Imagination for a record 1,890 books (new high).
Happy Birthday Ken and acknowledgement of the Bear Flag Center talking up Native American community. 
Peg for Imagination organization.  Ray, happy not 120 degrees which is was what is was in Palm Springs.  Damien for Debbie taking notes for Mark.
John for helping Peg recovery from surgery.
Raffle gift on a bottle of wine was won by Peg!
There was an exchange of Rotary flags with exchange Student, Louise from Belgium. Louise spoke of her country and it's location in Europe.  She is 17 years old and her grandfather and uncle are Rotarians in Belgium.  She speaks 3 languages, Dutch, French and
English!  She is missing her Belgium french fries!  She has 2 sisters and her Father a Senator.  She like art and of course to travel.
Blood Drive was a success and had 37 donors which was 178% of the drive goal!
Creek Clean Up flyers distributed and hoping for a great turn out.
Imagination Library received a check of $2,000.00.  Thanks to Robin for getting and securing a goodly potion of the funds.  
Did you know you can set up a "Facebook Fund Raiser" page to benefit the Rotary Club?
Several ideas for mini fund raisers vs. one big one were presented.
1.  Grocery Grab at Clark's Market, maybe 12-12-19.  Flyer and sign up sheet went through the group.  Need more committee members!
2.  Culinary Dinner with perhaps future Chef/Student and J Wine Bistro.  Projected cost maybe $75.00.  Targeting sometime in October
and sign up sheet distributed.
3.  Cathedral Rock Rotary Scramble with Damian doing the "scrambling" or hiking!  Will seek personal and corporate donations for each 
climb.  Benefit Youth Services?
4.  Gene Rayborn mentioned the Cattleman's Club Charity Event which would benefit First Responder's.  Tickets about $200.00.
A list of the "Needs of the Club" was also distributed to those in attendance.
1.  Newsletter/Scribe
2.  Photographer/Social Media 
3.  Twinning Project, maybe with the Manchester, UK club?
4.  Member Bio Chair
5.  World Polio Day
6.  Moonlight Madness III- Spring 2020
7.  Halloween Party at the Von's
Meeting adjourned at 8:31 am
Newsletter Scribe Debbie Gregor
Sep 12, 2019
Mexico Micro-Credit Project
Sep 26, 2019
Green Bag Collection - Verde Valley neighborhood food project
Oct 10, 2019
Verde Valley Caregivers
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Greeter Schedule:
Robin von H.- 9/26
President- Damian Bruno
President Elect- Heather Hermen
Treasurer- Miki Dzugan
Secretary- Amy Montgomery
Sergeant-at-Arms- Harry Grossman
Membership- Mark von Hoetzendorff
Rotary Foundation- John Lothrop
Vocational Services- Fred Mast
Youth Services- Russ Snider
Read more about the Rotary Foundation by clicking here.
Club banner from Puerto Penasco. Damian visited and swapped banners.
Russell Hampton
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Club Information
Sedona Village
Service Above Self
Second and fourth Thursdays at 7:30 am
Oakcreek Country Club-Redstone Grill
690 Bell Rock Blvd.
Sedona, AZ  86351
United States
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Have questions, need more information, please contact the Club President: Damian Bruno