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Hello Emmaus Rotarians! 
 
We have been talking A LOT about our upcoming Golf Tournament. Yes, there are even a few articles about it in this very Trumpet. We are blowing the horn loudly because we need everyone’s attention!
 
The Golf Committee is putting together a great event and we need YOU to help spread the word. 
 
Our Public Imagine committee has sprung to action! One of those action items being to create a Facebook Event Page for the tournament.  Here is an opportunity for those of you on social media to help!  
 
USE THIS LINK OR THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW!   https://fb.me/e/1M7NLer64

1)Open up Facebook.
2)Find Emmaus Rotary Club. (Be sure to like and follow the page while you’re there)
3)Click on Events. 
4)You will see Upcoming Events. Click 15th Annual Emmaus Rotary Club Golf Tournament. 
5)Click “interested or going” 
6)Click “Share” and post to your “feed” or your “story”. You can even personally invite people on your friends list in the share function. 
7) Then be sure to SHARE, SHARE ,SHARE AND THEN SHARE IT AGAIN! A few times a week until the big day!
 
By simply sharing information about this event I have sold 5 raffle tickets. Just imagine if we each took two minutes to share the love! ❤️ ⛳️
 
Shine Bright Friends!
Meghan Reed 
President, ERC 2022-2023
 
 
Roto-Plast Fund raiser
Good Morning Emmaus Rotary Club,
My name is Susan Burnett. I am with the Bethlehem Morning Star Rotary Club. I am also the D7430 Rotaplast Chair. 
We have a terrific fundraiser coming up, the afternoon of Sat Oct 15th, in partnership with the PA Playhouse. 
 
I would be so grateful if I could take just two minutes at one of your upcoming Zoom meetings or in person, to tell you about the event and invite your members and friends to attend. 
 
Rotaplast is also available for club talks if you are looking for speakers.
 
Volunteers Needed!!
1. Emmaus Concert Series: They are in need of help at the concert scheduled for SUNDAY 8/28/22 in the Emmaus Community Park. We would need to cover the table and answer any questions that people may have and collect donations all while getting to listen to the band.  Doesn't get much better than that!  The time would be 5:30pm-8:30pm. We will need about 3 people for each day.  Here is the sign up genius link:  https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/60B0949AFAC2AA0F94-volunteering
 
2. Vera Cruz Community Day: Dave Lindstrom, representing the town of Vera Cruz, is looking for volunteers to help set up and tear down during their annual community days event. It is taking place on SUNDAY 8/21/22 and he is looking for 3 volunteers from about 10am-1pm and then another 3 volunteers from 7 -9:30 (or until everything is torn down.)  We would be responsible for helping with the putting up of the tents, tables, and chairs and then taking them back down after the event.  Here is the link for the sign up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0949AFAC2AA0F94-vera
 
3.  Wheels of Time: We are looking for volunteers again to work the refreshment stand at the Wheels of Time event at Macungie Park on FRIDAY, August 26th, SATURDAY, 27th, and SUNDAY 28th from 7am to 10am.  We will be making egg sandwiches and serving drinks.  We will need 4 people per shift.  Here is the sign up genius link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0949AFAC2AA0F94-wheels
 
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley has a Kid's Carnival Party on TUESDAY, August 23rd in Grange Park Pavilion #3.  Looking for Set-up 12-2 pm, Event Help: 2-4, 4-6, 6-8.  Last shift includes clean up from 7-8 pm.  A Sign up Genius will be created for this in due time, in the meantime please see Karen for further info.
 
Any questions please get in touch with Nicole or Karen by email or calling them, details in the Club Runner!
 
Karen
484-560-1711
Golf Golf Golf and prizes!!
The push is on for our Golf/Raffle Drawing annual fund raiser.  Thanks to Bob Halsey and others for starting this fund raiser years ago.  It has evolved into the largest single fund-raising event our Club has on an annual basis.
This year Sue Wenner and her Team are preparing a great event with close to $10,000.00 of prizes available for the price of only $50.00 per ticket.  Only 400 will be sold which means your odds of winning will be a huge amount better than being struck by lightning or winning the PA. Lottery.😁
Let's see who can sell the most tickets! 
This year's goal is to raise $30,000.00 so in Sal's year as president we can do great things for our communities.
 
Here is a copy of the the ticket showing the prizes up for grabs.
 
Virtual Meeting this week.
Hello Fellow Rotarians.  Our program this week is Tails of Valor which is a fund raiser for us.  I will do my best to be full virtual this week.
 
Cheers,
2022 - 2023 Rotary Mission
  Imagine Rotary 2022 - 2023
 
Rotary International Theme for 2022-2023
Have you heard? Rotary International President-elect Jennifer Jones (who is also
our first female president) has announced the 2022-23 theme Imagine Rotary.
“Imagine, a world that deserves our best, where we get up each day knowing that
we can make a difference.”
The theme is a special one: the theme graphic was designed by an Australian
Indigenous artist to link with the Melbourne Convention in 2023.
Some of the symbolism includes:
Circle connections to one another
Dots around it - our people
There are 7 Dots for Rotary's 7 areas of focus
Circle + dots around it - a navigation star, our guiding light
Green solid line - digging stick (used when doing hard work); for us it's People of
Action, represents the tools for getting things done
The colors purple, green & white - celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion
Freedom to express ourselves differently but still with a special connection
Purple is also the color of Rotary's Polio campaign
Green represents the Environment
White stands for peace; it also represents Empowerment and Newness and also
the colors were utilized for the women's movement, highlighting the opportunity
to grow our female membership.
 
50/400/10,000
Oh Hello Emmaus Rotary Friends!
 
Hey....did you know that our MAJOR Fundraiser for the year is just around the corner? I'm sure you've heard mention of the 15th Annual Golf Tournament, right? Have you marked your calendar for Monday, September 12th?  Have you invited someone to participate? Have you scored your raffle tickets yet???? 
 
YES! Now is the time leading up to the tournament where we come together to sell these raffle tickets.  Raffle tickets are ONLY $50. There are ONLY 400 to be sold.  WIN CASH MONEY...$10,000 IN TOAL PRIZE MONEY. 
 
THIS IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL!  The goal for our event is $30,000. That is $30,000 that we will put to WORK in 2023/2024.  
 
SO....how many friends can you text, call or email TODAY to help them win big?  I mean I'd love for my best friend to win $3,000.  I encourage you to give 5 people the opportunity to win big this week! 
 
HOW do I get my tickets you ask? Where do I send my friends to purchase tickets you ask? EASY!  CLICK HERE   or get a bunch at the next Club meeting. See Sue Wenner. 
 
I heard from our pal, Past ERC President, Burt Duren yesterday. He stays up to speed with ERC via the Trumpet. (Hi Burt! Thanks for reading!) He found the link to purchase raffle tickets and supported the event from Mississippi.  That is so awesome!! Many thanks to Burt for staying in touch and continuing to care about the work we do.  He sends his best wishes and says hello. 
 
P.S. You can sign up for the tournament or the reception on our website too! We NEED golfers!!!  
P.P.S Do you have an idea or a contact for a desirable silent auction package?  Contact Joanne Smida! 
 
See the good. Be the Good. Inspire the good in others!
 
Shine Bright Friends! 
Meghan Reed
President, Emmaus Rotary Club 2022-2023
 
 
 
Help Wanted! Youth Exchange Co-Chairs Needed.
Help wanted. Youth Exchange Co-Chairs Needed. Apply today! Excellent benefits 😉
 
Do you love the idea of helping young people become more confident, connected, and cultured? 
Are you well organized, a strong communicator and coordinator? The Youth Exchange program is looking for you! 
This is the perfect way for you to leave a lasting impact in the world.
Our friend and current Chair, Rose Galeano-Phillips, will be moving on and is ready to share this opportunity with a new leader in ERC.  We thank Rose for the outstanding service she has given to ERC through this role (and much more). Rose you are wonderful, and we appreciate all you have done for the young people who have benefited from this program.  We are truly grateful for your service to Emmaus Rotary. 
 
Think you’re up for making a big difference? See below to learn more about this very important role in ERC.  Please contact Meghan Reed with your interest. 
 
Rotary Youth Exchange builds peace one young person at a time. Youth Exchange Committee involves 4 distinct activities that together create the Youth Exchange Experience. Inbound coordination between our club, our Rotary District, and East Penn School District. Outbound recruiting for long-term and short-term exchanges. Youth Exchange Counselor who connects with the inbound student regularly to make sure everything is going well. Host Family Coordination that includes recruiting and assistance in the vetting process. This club is active throughout the year.

 
Last week's meeting snipits
We had a great presentation from "the 3rd. St. Learning Center in Easton.  These educators are making great strides helping young children succeed in school and beyond.  If you would like a copy of the Power Point, please send me a note and I'll forward it to you.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thought for the Day /Trivia Info
 
 
 
 
Flag Program
It's not to late to be part of our Flag fund raising program to support our Feeding Program.  You and your neighbors can just go to Flags.EmmausRotary.org and sign up.  The program rate is adjusted to the time you sign up.  Our goal is 150 flags this year and we are over half way there so far.  Door hangers will be available at this weeks meeting.  This program can easily grow to 1000 flags.  A tiny area in NH has 500+ flags.  We can surely beat this.
 
Thanks for your help and support.
 
The Flag committee

WEEKLY MEETING ASSIGNMENTS

As members we are all responsible for making each week's meeting a success.  Working the sign-in and EREY tables are a great way to get to know members.
PLEASE NOTE:  If you prefer NOT to be on this list or if you prefer NOT to be given a specific assignment, please let me Diamond Man Eric know via email.  DiamondMan@LochsJewelers.com
 
The assignments below are selected from our membership list and are in alphabetical order (or close to it).  Should you be unavailable to make it to the meeting to fulfill your assignment, please do one of the following:
 
- Switch with someone else from another week.
- Contact another member to fill your slot.  Club Runner has our Member Directory.
- If either one of the above attempts is unsuccessful, please notify me ASAP.  DiamondMan@LochsJewelers.com
 
 
August 4th 
Sign in Table  -  David Dunn  -  Mark Erle
Greeter -  Dee Eng
Invocation - Mike Epperly
 
August 11th  
Sign in Table  -  Alan Fornwalt  -- Wade George
Greeter -  Bob Goehler
Invocation - Steve Gould
 
August 18th  
Sign in Table  -  Diane Graham  -  Gary Guthrie
Greeter -  Keith Heffner
Invocation - Fred Hermann
 
 
August 25th
Sign in Table  -  Karen Hobson  -  Nelly Kabiru
Greeter -  Cindy Hornaman
Invocation - Irvin Keister
Virtual Meeting Details
As of July 1st. 2022 we will only be doing virtual meetings when we have outside speakers or a special event like Club Assembly or monthly Board Meetings.  This is dependent on someone being available to do this.  General meetings will be recorded and posted to our YouTube account as time allows.
 
The virtual meeting should be started by 7:15a.m.  Feel free to chat with your virtual friends and the members in attendance.  Please mute yourself when the President starts the meeting. Use the Chat feature to chat with the Zoom Master and others on the virtual meeting.  We'll do our best to give you the same feel of the meeting as if you were able to attend in person.
 
Please Note that if you are attending virtually please use the following ZOOM link! 
ERC Fund Raising 1/16 to12/21
 
 
 
 
Rotary and BEYOND
Emmaus Rotarians truly do live a lifestyle of Service Above Self!
Many of us help with other organizations to raise funds for great causes.  If you wish to mention your outside fund raising event at Rotary, just put up four Happy Dollars and let us know about what is going on.  If I have a website link to your cause I will post it here.
 
Ex.  I support the PA. Perimeter Ride Against Cancer which benefits the American Cancer Society and Dream Come True.
https://www.pprac.net/2022-ride.html
 
Check out some of the great work our fellow members are doing in our community outside of Rotary and learn how you can support their efforts.
 
This is Marcus Rivera reaching out through Wildlands conservancy. We are searching for volunteers who would be eager and willing to report once a week to help maintain the quality of our stream buffers. I was informed that volunteers through your establishment helped install them at an earlier date, therefore if anyone is willing to help with the current maintenance project please do not hesitate to reach out.
Marcus can be reached at MRivera@WildlandsPa.0rg
 
Best,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bob Halsey's Keeping Tabs on Us! 

Can Tabs For The Miracle League LV / Submitted By Bob Halsey   

In 2018 We started collecting the Tabs from all types of cans Soda, Beer, Seltzer, Tuna Fish, Sardines, Soup Cans, Etc. In 2018 we were able to deliver Five Full One Gallon Jugs of TabsLast year, 2019 we were able to deliver Three Full One Gallon Jugs of Tabs. So far this year 2020 we now have One Full One Gallon Jugs. I would hope we can again this year, 2020, can fill at least another Five Full One Gallon Jug OR MORE. I turn these into the Miracle League in the Middle of October, right before Halloween. They turn them into the Dupont Childrens Hospital in Wilmington Delaware. Other organizations also collect these Tabs, in total the Hospital has been able sell these for enough Money to pay 75% of the Utilities Cost in their Ronald House, where Families to stay at a very Nominal Cost when their Handicapped Children need to go for Treatment. You can bring Tabs every Thursday to our regular Breakfast Meetings.

Meghan's tab collection pictured. How is yours looking? 
 

Trumpet Editor
Please send all items and reports for the Trumpet to DiamondMan@LochsJewelers.com. by Monday before the meeting.
Cheers,
Diamond Man Eric
 
We now take credit cards.😁
Credit cards will now be accepted for breakfast as long as Eric is there. If you wish to use your credit card for breakfast, just sign in at the sign-in table and then go to Eric Loch so he can process your card for you.  P.S.  I will be out all of February.
 
 
 
 
Read more...
Useful Links
Weekly Meeting Zoom link
PW - ERC1234
View this e-bulletin online
Go to club website
Go to Rotary International
 
 
Welcome to the Emmaus Rotary Club!
We meet at 7:30 AM on Thursday mornings
at Brookside Country Club, 901 Willow Lane, Macungie, PA 18062
District 7430  Club 5427
 
2021-2022 President 
Meghan Reed                      
 
District 7430 Governor
Len Gieseler
 
Assistant Governor Area 1
Rick Zayaitz
 
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Aug 11, 2022
Tails of Valor Dog Training
Aug 18, 2022
Opioid Crisis in the Lehigh Valley
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New Member Induction
Sep 01, 2022
History of Steam Locomotives
Sep 08, 2022
Using Club Runner Effectively!
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Thursday, July 7th - Club Assembly
 
Thursday, July 14th - A presentation on the War in Ukraine
 
Thursday, July 21st - Member Classification Talk
 
Thursday, July 38th - Presentation - The Knauss House
 
 
 
 
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