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