Flag Day 2022
Emmaus Flag Day Celebration 2022
June 14, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
The Emmaus Rotary Club invites Emmaus residents, friends, local veterans, scout troops, and area dignitaries to gather on Monday, June 14th at 6:00 PM for the annual Flag Day Program. The Emmaus Rotary sponsors the event held at Community Park in the Arts Pavilion.
East Penn area students in 5th and 8th grade will read their winning poetry and essays about WHAT THE AMERICAN FLAG MEANS TO ME.
Lt. JD Collier, U.S. Naval Academy graduate will speak about America's
Journey from Adversity to Success, including stories about his service career as a member of the Nuclear Submarine force, and US Navy Seabees Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Seven.  The Rev. Ryan Schnake,
associate minister at Concordia Lutheran Church and Chaplain, Army
Reserves will offer the invocation and benediction. Patriotic musical numbers will be provided by students.
Mark your calendars for Monday, June 14th at 6:00 PM. Refreshments will be served courtesy of Vienna Lodge 847, International Order of Odd Fellows and Ai Orthodontics.
June 9th  is Time to spend your Rotary Bucs
Mark your calendar for June 9th.  You will have the opportunity to spend your hard earned Rotary Bucs on incredibly valuable Rotary items, like socks, key rings, mugs, etc.   Get there early!  The sale table will be open at 7:15
We are also accepting items from you to donate to the fun.  Things that have been collecting recent dust and you no longer want.  Remember we are paying Rotary Dollars for these items.
Last week's meeting snipits
The hidden talent of our Rotarians continues to amaze me.  J.P. gave an excellent example of this with showing us his magician skills.
Way to go J.P.!
Thought for the Day /Trivia Info
Just in time for Mike's last meeting.  Who knows who might be riding on this asteroid.
Club recognition celebration last Thursday!
A great time was had by all.  Thanks to Lexa and her team for organizing the wonderful celebration of our Rotary year.
Trumpet Trivia
Trumpet Trivia Lives!  Don't miss out on the chance to win big Rotary bucs.
and remember no looking at your phones during the meeting.smiley
Emmaus Rotary Flag Program Renewal Time
Now is time to renew for 2022.  The price is the same as last year, only $49.00 for the year.  This will include having our great Flag put on your property 6 times this year starting with Memorial Day.
I will be set up to take payments this week at Rotary.  I can take credit cards or your check.
The renewal process is easy, all you need to do is click on this link 
Thank you so much for renewing and it would be great if your neighbor on each side of you joined the program also.
The Flag Committee πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
For additional details please reach out to Eric Loch,
Ukraine Help
Our friends in Ukraine desperately need our help.
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.
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.
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 Tabs…Last 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 Children’s 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? 


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.
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.
June 23rd.
Sign in Table  -  Joanne Smida  - Lisa Spradlin
Greeter - Nicole Steirer
Invocation - Thought of the Day  - Sue Straeter
June 30th. 
Sign in Table  -  Jeff Tintle  - Giny Vary
Greeter - Mike Waddell
Invocation - Thought of the Day - Sal Verrastro
July 7th
Sign in Table  -  Sue Wenner  - Roger Whitcomb
Greeter -  Chris Wills
Invocation - Thought of the Day - Michael Zambelli
Trumpet Editor
Please send all items and reports for the Trumpet to by Monday before the meeting.
Diamond Man Eric
We now take credit cards.😁
Credit cards will now be accepted for breakfast. 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.
Virtual Meeting Details
For those members wishing to do Rotary virtually here are the Zoom meeting details.  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! 
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at Brookside Country Club, 901 Willow Lane, Macungie, PA 18062
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Michael Waddell                       
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Club Assembly Meeting
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The War in Ukraine
Jul 21, 2022
Classification Talk
Jul 28, 2022
Knauss House Presentation
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Thursday, May 26th - Emmaus Historical Society Presentation
Thursday, June 2nd - Bloom  - Sex Trafficing in the LV
Thursday, June 9th - New Member Induction & The Rotary Shopper's Shop!
Thursday, June 16th - ERC Recognition Dinner at the Lehigh Country Club
Thursday, June 30th  - Pass The Gavel Meeting
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