Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Club

Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Club

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017 Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Meeting

On Wednesday mornring, December 1, 2017 President Jim Juliano led the club in the invocation and pledge. Sgt  at Arms Olga Schulz  collected Happy Bucks and introduced guest , Bob  Zottola, whose Jazz  band performed outstandingly at Hallowine 2017 for our club last Wednesday. Hallowine Chair Mel  Drury then gave a detailed financial  wrap of the most  successful Hallowine event in our club’s history.  A discussion of  how to improve for ext years event followed. Congratulations to Mel and the 16 Naples Gulf Shore Rotarians  who volunteered their time to make  Hallowine 2017 a tremendous  success.  Attendance was seven (7).

Jim then introduced guest speaker, J.R. Philp, Board Director  of Naples Greater Leadership. JR discuss the makeup  and mission of GNL,  stating is  was a group  of 850 Naples residents bonding together to give back to the community based on the ski;; they acquired  during they  career   before  settling in Naples , FL. It is a private organization  whose members pay  dues and meet regularly to discuss projects and programs. Painting  Cottage House  in downtown  Naples, Meeting  with  Collier County Commissioner Penny Taylor to discuss community needs  and hosting the  National Director of the Alzheimer’s Association.  GNLfocus is to "make a difference” in our community by  their service.  Sounds similar to this years  Rotary International President Ian Reisley’s Theme  -  Rotary- Making a Difference     

JR Philp then led the club in the Four Way Test to conclude the meeting.

Mark your calendars, unless otherwise stated, all our meetings are at the Hyatt House Naples.

Wed morning Nov 6, 7:30 AM: Club Assembly - Speaker Jon Kukk- Rotary Foundation and PHF
Fri. morning Nov10, Dictionary Day .. Bill Towers coordinating  volunteers at four Collier County school venue
Nov.13 , 5:00PM  Area 1 Presidents meeting  Joey D’s Pizza
Nov.16, 17, 18, 19 -  CME Concession volunteers at Tiburon Golf Club- Doug Haughey coordinating club volunteers
Thurs Evening Nov16 -  Speaker TBD
Thurs November 23- Happy Thanksgiving to  all - No meeting
Thurs evening Nov 30, 6:00 PM Speaker TBD
Monday  Evening Dec 4, 5:30 PM  Board meeting  Rob Samouce office
Wed Morning Dec 6,  Hepatitis Zero Speaker - Adam Roberts