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1 Laredo Under Seven Flags Rotary Club District 5930 July 07, 2009 Club Assembly Embassy Suites Hotel

2 Rotary International President John Kenny and his wife, June, at Linlithgow Palace in Scotland. Rotary International President John Kenny and his wife, June, at Linlithgow Palace in Scotland.

3 Kenny calls upon Rotarians to take action Rotary clubs can help show that the future of Rotary is in their hands and earn a Presidential Citation by meeting the criteria RI President John Kenny has set for service and membership. To qualify for a citation, clubs must achieve a net increase of at least one member. For the service requirement, clubs must complete an activity in three of six categories, which reflect priorities of the RI Strategic Plan : polio eradication, public image, service, membership, vocational service, and leadership. Clubs must complete these requirements between 1 July and 31 March. The RI theme, The Future of Rotary Is in Your Hands, emphasizes the role individual clubs will play in the future of the organization. Kenny has urged districts and clubs to align their goals with the strategic plan and to develop service projects within three areas of emphasis: water, health and hunger, and literacy.

4 Important Dates for District 5930 and our Club August 15, 2009Deadline for simplified grants applications October 31, 2009District Matching Grant Application Deadline December 15, 2009Governors Visit to Laredo Under Seven Flags Club April 18, 2010GSE team arrives from France May 01, 2010District Assembly May 13-16, 2010District Conference May 16, 2010GSE team depart to France May 22, 2010Ambassadorial Scholarship/World Peace Fellowship Application ( )

5 Officer and Lane Chairs President Sergio Moreno Vice-Pres Gloria Peña Pres-Elect Pete Lara Treasurer Mauro Mohrer Secretary Valerie Rivera-Soto Sgt-At-Arms Diana Garza Past-Pres Diana Juarez Community Lane Pete Lara & Gloria Peña Club Service LaneViky Garcia & Ed Sherwood Vocational LaneValerie Rivera-Soto & Sergio Moreno International LaneBlas Castañeda & Veronica Hernandez

6 Club Service Lane Goals & Objectives Club Meeting Presentations * Schedule diversified speakers at each meeting Membership * Promote club & increase membership by 20% * Continue the Buddy System to promote attendance & information among members * Coordinate orientation sessions for new members at least twice a year Public Relations * Promote club through the various media outlet * Contribute at least 2 articles about the clubs work to the District newsletter * Publish a club bulletin electronically * Develop a website with current information Fellowship * Schedule outside activities with members to promote Family of Rotary & fellowship * Encourage members to participate in club activities By-Laws * Review by-laws and facilitate necessary changes as agreed on by the board The Rotary Foundation (work with Intl lane) * Ensure Every Rotarian Every Year compliance * Incorporate PolioPlus activities

7 Club Service Projected Budget Club Meeting Presentations - $500 (speaker honoraria and/or supplies) Membership Promote club & increase membership by 20% - $300 (guest meals, materials) Continue the Buddy System to promote attendance & information among members - $0 Coordinate orientation sessions for new members at least twice a year - $200 Public Relations Promote club through the various media outlets - $1000 (ad purchase for major events) Contribute at least 2 articles about the clubs work to the District newsletter - $0 Publish a club bulletin electronically - $0 Develop a website with current information - $0 Fellowship Schedule outside activities with members to promote fellowship - $500 Encourage members to participate in club activities - $0 By-Laws Review by-laws and facilitate necessary changes as agreed on by the board - $0 The Rotary Foundation (work with Intl lane) Ensure Every Rotarian Every Year compliance - $100 X number of members ($1500 est) Incorporate PolioPlus activities - $100 (cost of equipment rental, materials) Total = $4,000 requested

8 Community Service Lane goals for 2009 – 2010 Health Project (Operation Lonestar replacement) *???? Adopt & Mentor a Class convert former Salvador Garcia Middle School students to new Interact Members at LBJ HS Establish new Interact Club at LBJ H.S. Literacy Project Ensure meeting presenters are presented with a childrens library book for donation Serve as liaison with public library to continue donation project Relay for Life Create the annual team and enroll club members for participation in Relay for Life Follow-up with American Cancer Society for financial commitments made Salvation Army Coordinate the schedule for volunteering to Bell Ringing fundraising efforts Plan for Christmas Caroling fundraiser for the Salvation Army Major Fundraisers Valentine Day Dance or other???

9 Community Service Lane Projected Budget Community Service Exp.: EXPENSES: Health ProjectOnce Year1 $ % $ 500 Library BooksOnce Year1 $500100% $ 500 Valentine Dinner or Major FundraiserOnce Year110,000100% $ 10,000 Robotics TeamOnce Year1 $ % $ 800 Relay For LifeOnce Year1 $ 1,000100% $ 1,000 TOTAL $ 12,800

10 International Service Lane Goals & Objectives International Night * Assist in organizing and promoting International Night Disaster Relief * Be prepared to assist in international natural disaster hardship cases (flood, earthquake, etc) * Send at least one form of assistance during Rotary Year The Rotary Foundation (TRF) Annual Program * Contribute $100 to TRF per club member for the Rotary year * Meet the Every Rotarian Every Year goal * Polio Plus Fundraiser (in cooperation with Club Service) * Select a Paul Harris Fellow following the Rotary International Guidelines Group Study Exchange * Host visiting GSE team members at corresponding vocations place of employment * Provide tours or participate in activities for GSE team members International Service Project * Research and prepare to support an international service project * Send at least one form of assistance during Rotary Year

11 International Service Lane Proposed Budget International Service Exp.: EXPENSES: International NightOnce Year1 $ % $ 300 The Rotary FoundationOnce Year1 $ 1,100100% $ 1,100 Group Study Exchange visitsOnce Year1 $ % $ 200 Disaster ReliefOnce Year1 $ % $ 500 TOTAL $ 2,100

12 Vocational Service Lane Goals & Objectives Rotary Youth Exchange Program (RYE) * Prepare to sponsor student for following year * Present at local high schools to recruit candidates to apply * Communicate with District Chair regarding plans to support students in upcoming years Four Way Speech Contest * Contact local high schools about the contest * Arrange for competition at a regularly scheduled meeting * Keep contact with Four Way Speech contest winners/participants Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) * Sponsor two students to attend RYLA from selected high school * Present to local high school to recruit candidates and/or make arrangement with school counselor for students Scholarship * Design a scholarship application for a returning adult * Work with community college or university for awarding scholarship * Coordinate public relations for scholarship award Ambassadorial Scholar * Present and/or recruit at community college or university for potential scholar applicants * Promote the Ambassadorial Scholars program in the community Rotaract Club * Research the formation of a community Rotaract Club of both LCC & TAMIU students * Work with the institutions to help get both groups recognized on respective campuses * Find a sponsor to work with these students on the campus as required by each institution * Establish club and help plan joint efforts

13 Vocational Service Lane Projected Budget Vocational Service Exp.: EXPENSES: Rotary Youth ExchangeAs Needed3 $ % $ 600 Four Way Speech Contest - ClubOnce Year1 $ % $ 600 Four Way Speech Contest- AreaOnce Year1 $ % $ 175 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) 2 students/Once Year2 $ % $ 500 ScholarshipOnce Year1 $ 1,000100% $ 1,000 TOTAL $ 2,875

14 Proposed Fundraising Goal Scholarships $ (What do we do to raise this?) Community Service Projects: Valentine Dance/Paul Harris/ or similar Polio Plus FundraiserMay be supported with a proposed donated dinner & selling of Polio Plus items along with a donation page on website & purple pinkie donation bucket. Ebay Store for Rotary:Have been in talks with the Laredo Outsiders Car Club and Mazda of Laredo to have a Rotary Ebay Store to sell some of their surplus items with the profit coming to our club. Any member is also encouraged to donate items for sale on the site.


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