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June 23, 2019
Boise Metro Rotary
Be the Inspiration
We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Stone House at The Ram
709 E. Park Blvd
Boise, ID  83701
United States
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This Quarter's Cause is  Everyday Leadership. We'd like to collect school and classroom supplies.
Speakers
Jun 25, 2019
BSU Founders of new Varsity eSports program at BSU! What IS this??
Jul 09, 2019
What is the Washington Mandela Fellowship? Tell us about YOU!
Jul 16, 2019
What is Gift of Life, and how can we be involved?
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Nate Pierce
June 4
 
Lance Hendricks
June 26
 
Anniversaries
Brian McCoy
Wendy Powell-McCoy
June 7
 
Join Date
Terrence J. Reynolds
June 1, 1999
20 years
 
Tyson Wise
June 3, 2008
11 years
 
Kimberly Tower
June 17, 2015
4 years
 
William Ellsworth
June 17, 2015
4 years
 
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Greenbelt Project
Idaho State Historical Society visit
River Pointe Park, Garden City Greenbelt
Open World Russians October 2016
Greenbelt Table & Shelter
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THIS WEEK - AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Our speaker this week will be Wyatt Schroeder, Director of Community Partnerships for the City of Boise. He'll be talking about the housing affordability crisis.
WE'RE THIS CLOSE!!! PLEASE HELP!!!
In case you missed it, we had a great article in last week's Idaho Press. Lots of people saw it!  See it here: https://www.idahopress.com/community/life/you-can-help-rotary-park-on-the-greenbelt-in-the/article_961d9692-90f8-5a18-9dfb-693a58f0d747.html
JUNE 22 IS BOISE KIND DAY
Boise Kind Day is June 22
We are still in need of drivers for our visiting Washington Mandela Fellows on June 22. Please sign up here if you can take a young African leader on a grocery run. Also, be sure to take photos on your shopping trip so we can submit it as an act of kindness for Boise Kind Day.
 
If you aren’t interested in volunteering as a driver, there are lots of other service projects taking place on June 22. Boise Kind Day is a city-wide day of service. As Rotarians, who live under the motto of Service Above Self let’s set an example! Check out the list here.
 
YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS ARRIVE IN JUNE
We heard about the upcoming Mandela Washington Fellowship at our club assembly last month. Boise State has 25 young African leaders arriving in June for a six-week stay, and Boise Rotary clubs will be partnering with the college to help support the program. There are 2 current needs:
  1. Host a dinner party on June 25 and invite 2-4 of the fellows. Contact Cornelia if you’d like to showcase Boise Metro hospitality with a homecooked family dinner. We are looking for 3 hosts.
  2. Be a driver on June 22. This is a fun and easy way to build Goodwill and Better Friendships. If you can sign up as a driver, please use this Drivers Wanted Sign-up Sheet.
And check out the following video about the fellowship program. It will get you excited about this amazing opportunity: <link>
 
 
 
TWO FIELD TRIPS THIS MONTH
Watch for details about a field trip to CATCH on June 18th and the BSU e-sports lab on June 25th.
WE NEED MORE SONGS
With the goal of creating a new songbook for our club, your song leaders have exhausted their libraries. We have "tested" 32 songs since we started. We have removed two from the list as "morbid". We need your suggestions to add to the list. Keep in mind that your songleaders are men of a certain age and are not really "musicians". We have to know what a song sounds like in order to perform it. We are not likely to know anything recorded by Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead or Foo Fighters. Neither are we good with genres like Trash Metal, Grunge or Gothic Rock. Songs have to be simple and singable, with no famous guitar riffs. Please let Cahill or John know of any suggestions.
END OF YEAR CELEBRATION June 29th
We'll celebrate the end of Jeff's tenure as club President (finally!) on June 29th......mark your calendar. Details still forthcoming.
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