Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Club

Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Club

Thursday, October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016 Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Meeting

On Thursday, October 20th,  President elect Jim Juliano opened the meeting, gave the invocation and  led the pledge.  Dan Herrington introduced guests  and Sargent at Arms Robbie Selby collected Happy Bucks.

Mel Drury gave an updated status on the Hallowine Walk ticket sales  and  planning details.  Tickets are selling well. Tickets are available at A list of items to be auctioned off was prepared from committee members.

Two new prospective members, Kevin Hutchinson- sponsored by Robbie Selby and Edward Westwood- sponsored  by Dan  Herrington, were inducted and given membership  packets. Please welcome Kevin and Ed to the Club..

Robibie Selby reviewed the process  for Dictionary Day on October  21  and handed  out the Rotary inserts for the dictionaries.

Nikole Hargrove , Co- Founder  and chapter Co-Director of Newborns in Need gave a presentation on the mission of NIN.  The Naples NIN chapter is brand new, having been  founded in May 2016 and focuses on serving families with newborns by providing essential care  items. NIN  prepares  and delivers essential newborn kits for  families monthly, to The Birth Place at NCH Hospital. Their  goal is to host quarterly fundraisers;  the next being Bounce! for Newborns.  Nikole responded to questions asked and interfaced with Rotarians on ideas for the future.

Mark your calendars, unless otherwise stated, all our meetings are Hyatt House Naples.
Thurs. Evening, Oct 27, 5:00 p.m. Hallowine Walk at Mercato
Wed. Morning, Nov 2, 7:30 a.m. Zonta Club Speaker
Wed. Morning, Nov 9, 7:30 a.m. Naples Chamber of Commerce Speaker