ROTARY CLUB OF FORT LAUDERDALE
District 6990, Club 4444
November 2017 Newsletter
Save the Date: Holiday Party
December 3rd, 6-9pm
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
1881 SE 17th St Causeway
Tickets are on sale now! Pay early to save!
Rotarians and their first guest
$35/person in advance ($45 at the door)
You can purchase tickets for the Holiday Party
online through the For Members portion of our website.
for assistance with login information.
If you would like to spend the night,
the Hilton has a special room rate of $119+tax
if you reserve by Friday, Nov. 3rd.
Here is the link:
If attendees prefer to call in their reservation, they can use the group code RCHP17.
Annual Rotary Raffle
This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year!
We need your help to raise money for scholarships
and community projects. The drawing will be held on Jan. 24, 2018.
We have 9 Pirate Crews, each with a Pirate Captain.
Crew member lists are posted at the Club luncheons.
People can purchase tickets or make donations
online through our website:
through the mail, or in person.
Captain Hook lets Rotarians know about the Raffle!!
Annual Toy Drive
Our annual toy drive has begun.
This year we are also giving gifts to seniors.
Please click here to find out more information
and to use the links to our Amazon.com wishlists.
Turkeys Take Flight: Nov. 11th
We help provide Thanksgiving meals
to the migrant workers in Immokalee, FL.
Volunteers are needed to help load the cargo plane in Fort Lauderdale
and to help unload in Immokalee.
Email Tom Powers: firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Thanksgiving Baskets: Nov. 18th, 7am
Join in preparing Thanksgiving baskets of food
for people in the local community at
First Presbyterian Church
401 SE 15th Ave
Savation Army Bell Ringing: Dec. 9th
Sign up for a shift to ring a bell with a fellow Rotarian
through Steve Botkin:
Introducing the Birthday Club
We will have a birthday party at each social
to celebrate Rotarians with birthdays in that month.
You can also participate in the Birthday Club.
To join, make a donation equal to or higher than your age
during the month of your birthday!
Donations will go to the 1090 Foundation
for scholarships and community projects.
See Kat Martin or Gail Auguston-Koppen
with questions regarding the Birthday Club.
Our first party was at the social hosted by Roger Edwards in October.
Rotary Pioneer Picnic October 2017
Thank you to everyone who attended
this fun family event!!!
Rotary Leadership Institute
David Kramer, Peter Hecht, Gail Auguston-Koppen, Daniel Rizzi, Marty Fishman
were some of the attendees at a recent Rotary Leadership Institute training.
Red Badge Orientation
November 8th at 5:30pm
at the home of Victoria Briggs
10 Portside Drive
Directions: From US1, Head east on SE 17th St., Left on Eisenhower Blvd (north), go 10 feet and take an immediate righton Le Grande Dr. (parallel to 17th St. Bridge), take a left on Portside Dr. (between The Port Condos & The Hilton Garage). Portside is a gated community – please park outside gate and enter through pedestrian gate on west side and proceed to number 10.
Park anywhere except in the marked reserved spots.
All members are encouraged to attend the Red Badge Orientation!
This is a great way to find out more about the club and
meet our newest members.
This is a requirement for your Red Badge Scorecard.
If you need to print a scorecard, please click here.
Future Red Badge Orientation Date: Jan. 10th
Club President Jonathan Keith, Cameron Stewart (inducted with his Red Badge),
Rick Riccardi (received his Blue Badge)
Richard Ruble and Mike Ninomiya received their Blue Badges.
Lunch Meetings held at noon
at the Global Events Center
(416 NE 1st St)
Click here for more information
Nov 1: George Robertson-Burnett
Nov 8: Alexa Elliott
Nov 15: Jonathan Brownfield
Nov 22: No Meeting, due to Thanksgiving
Tuesday, Nov. 28: Christmas on Las Olas
Evening Social hosted by Jonathan Keith
901 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Save the Date: Pirate Fest, Saturday, May 12th!
FOUR WAY TEST
Of the things we think, say or do:
1. Is it the Truth?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOOD WILL & BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale
1350 E Sunrise Blvd, Suite 112
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304