Rotary Moto: Service Above Self
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Lincoln
Meetings Thursday at Noon
Women's Club, 499 E Street , Lincoln
Next meeting-July 27 Club Assembly
Richard has lots to go over with the club as well has having reports and discussion from the Committee Chairs!
Minutes of the Meeting held on July 20, 2023
Guests present: Barbara and Bill Wilson, Ava Graves-daughter of Josh Graves, and Mark Luster
Clark as Foundation Chair awarded Greg Kevin his third Paul Harris recognition. Kim said there would be a Fundraising Meeting in early August. Paul said that the World Community Service budget would be discussed at the meeting next week. Kris remined members that Night at the Races is September 29th.
Brian spoke for the Tour de Lincoln.
That it is fun for everyone and that he'll be looking for volunteers to help that day. This is the 7th year the Tour has been sponsored by the club. Jan thanked all the members that signed up to obtain speakers. She said that anyone who has a potential speaker can contact Shanti for an open date. Richard Pearl remined the BOD that there is a meeting on July 26 as usual. He also said that any member is welcome at the BOD meeting. Richard also Mentioned that the Airport Open House is August 26th and that he'll be needing volunteers to help with that event.
Guest Speaker: Barbara Wilson introduced by Darrell
Barbara and husband Bill are well known to Lincoln Rotary. She came to report on the status of the Water Sanitation project that the club has been actively supporting with the Lake Chapala Rotary over several years. The Water Sanitation project has been accomplished with 70 homes now getting fresh, safe water with the help of a Global Grant and the two plus Rotary Clubs. After a Community Assessment the Rotaries will address the need for Sanitation. 
Speaker Mark Luster- Sierra Pacific Industries introduced by Julie Baird
Mark Luster- Sierra Pacific Industries
Sierra Pacific is a third-generation, family owned forest products company, managing more than 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Oregon and Washington. Mark said that SPI is the #1 land owner in the US with 2.3 million acres. He talked of the some of the reasons for forest fires and why it is such a problem in California. He illustrated how they are an economic benefit to the community and why small mills cannot survive in CA. Specifically, that the regulations are enormous and the cost is prohibitive for small businesses.
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Club Executives 2023-2024

Richard Pearl
President -elect:
Greg Kevin
PE Nominee:
Kerry Callahan
Kim McCue
John Quigley
Andrea Tracy-Flamenco
Mark Luster 7/20
Sierra Pacific
Club Assembly 7/27
Bill Alston 8/3
Part 2:Climate Storms
Janice Gage 8/10
Chair Dist. Conf.
Vicki Puliz 8/17
Ri Director
Greeter 7/20
Front Desk/Attendance 7/20

Coming Events

August 24:
Blood Drive 10:45-3:00 PM
August 26:
Airport Open House
August 31:
Club Social
September 29:
Night at the Races
October 21:
Tour de Lincoln
December 15:
Blood Drive 10:45-3:00 PM
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Birthdays:  none this week
Spouse Birthday: Roy Abbanat
 Anniversaries: Richard and Penny Pearl  30 years on July 24th
Rotary Anniversary: Jan Hutchinson 20 years on July 22nd
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