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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
 
2019-2020 President 
Steve Gould                        
 
District 7430 Governor
Herb Klotz
 
Assistant Governor Area 1
Barb Bottitta
 
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Speakers
Feb 20, 2020
Preparing for the 2019 Tax Deadline
Feb 27, 2020
Classificationn Talk
Mar 05, 2020
International Women's Day Celebration
Mar 12, 2020
Paul Harris and the Foundation
Mar 19, 2020
Cambodia and RLI Fellowships
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President Elect
 
First Vice President
 
Second Vice President
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Sergeant at Arms
 
Sergeant-at-Arms Emeritus
 
Immediate Past President
 
Director
 
Director
 
Director
 
Director
 
International/Foundation Chair
 
Community Service
 
Membership Chair
 
Youth Exchange
 
Public Relations
 
Audit
 
Fellowship
 
Fundraising - Beef-n-Beer
 
Fundraising - Golf
 
Fundraising - Poker Run
 
International Women's Day
 
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Youth
 
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Mike Waddell
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Food for the Needy This Week
Campbells chicken noodle soup can lotCanned Food, Cans, Supermarket, Food
 
Be sure to bring a canned good to this week's meeting for Rotarian Ralph Lewis' Food for the Needy drive!
We recently heard that 1 in 7 people in the USA is hungry every day. Here in the Lehigh Valley, Second Harvest has figured that it is 1 in 8 people. Better, but many people need our help!
Scary Halloween
President's Message
 
Hello Emmaus Rotary and welcome to November!!!
 
Time is flying this Rotary year.  A lot has happened to date, and there is much more to come. 
 
November is Rotary's Foundation Month and District 7430 is a strong supporter of District Grants.  This past Saturday, November 2nd our District offered Rotary Foundation Seminar and Grant Training at Montgomery County Community College.  I know Cindy Hornaman attended and I hope others did as well. 
 
I encourage anyone intrigued by the Rotary Foundation to talk to Cindy as she has been involved in our clubs grants since I have been a member.  The basis behind how it works is the funds we donate eventually come back to the District and our Club for local and international projects.  The leverage is amazing and our club has created very impressive projects that have improved many lives all over the world.  Ask long time members around our club about Gul Asnani's India project...it will blow your mind how impactful these grants can be.
 
Keep your eyes on www.rotary.org and learn more about Rotary Foundation Month.
 
See you Thursday
Hydrogen Cars...what will they think of next?
Mr. Nick Mittica, Commercial Manager, Hydrogen Energy Systems at Air Products and Chemicals took us on a roller coaster ride of information about the development and future of hydrogen automobiles.  He first got us to understand that hydrogen cars are a type of electric cars because hydrogen (extracted from the H2O molecule) is used to power the engine and subsystems that makeup the hydrogen car.  He also noted that a hydrogen car leaves no carbon footprint but currently the cost per mile is much higher than a comparably gas fueled vehicle.  There are more of this type of car in California where there are hydrogen filling stations and not nearly as many elsewhere.  For more of the many details about the vehicle, please watch the video of the 10.31.19 meeting.
Fellowship Thank You and More Coming!
 
Our next Fellowship event will be Saturday, November 30 for Small Business Saturday. We have reserved 10 tote bags with Emmaus Main Street Partners. These tote bags are filled with coupons, freebies, promotional items, etc. from our surrounding local businesses. We as a group will plan to pickup the bags Saturday morning, walk around to the local shops, and grab lunch together at an eatery downtown. Reach out to Meghan or Ashley if you're interested in participating. We will have up to 10 bags reserved, past those 10 bags, you'll have to register through the link (to come at a later time).
Pinned on ERC's Bulletin Board
Seeking Door Prize Donations! 
As you know, your weekly breakfast now includes a Door Prize Raffle Ticket. There will be ONE winner each week. The winner will receive either a $20.00 cash prize or a donated prize for that meeting valued at at least $20.00  There is longer a buy in for a 50/50 raffle ticket. Last week Eric Loch kicked off our format with a $100 gift card to Eric J. Loch Diamond Jewelers. Thank you Eric!  If you or your business would like to donate a $20.00 value door prize please contact Meghan Reed.  
 
Pictures for ERC Website
If you have recently taken photos at community service activity or another Emmaus Rotary event/activity please share them with Meghan so they can be uploaded to the ERC website. 
 
Upcoming Committee Meetings:
Membership Committee - Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. prior to our club meeting. 
(Does your committee have an upcoming meeting? Let Meghan know and we will list it here)
MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES
Check the list below to see if you are scheduled to serve as Greeter & Raffle, Sign-in Table, Invocation or EREY.
If you will not be at the meeting when you have an assignment, it is your responsibility to arrange for coverage of your duty. 
Please note that changes may be made from previous editions of the TRUMPET. Please check before each meeting! 
 
Thank you for taking your turn and helping Emmaus Rotary run a smooth, fun and friendly meeting. 

 

February 20, 2020

Greeter - Rohrbach (Gary)

Sign-in-table - Ruggieri and Reichley  

Invocation - Ruiz-Orbin

EREY- Roberts 

 

February 27, 2020

Greeter - Rohrbach (Woody)

Sign-in-table - Smida and Stuckey  

Invocation - Birdsell

EREY- Spradlin

 

March 5, 2020

Greeter - Verrastro

Sign-in-table - Tintle and Wenner  

Invocation - Whitcomb

EREY- Zayaitz (Rick)

 

March 12, 2020

Greeter - Ajamu

Sign-in-table - Auvil  

Invocation - Straeter-Doviak

EREY- Boyer

 

 
 
 
Service above Self.