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August 18, 2021 Program

Wednesday's Program: Classification Talks with Greg Crockett & Karen Baker

Location: The Waterfront in Snake River Landing

For decades Rotary International listed a range of professional “classifications” that restricted how many representatives of each could be in a club. This ensured that each club reflected the community in which it served and was a method used to avoid having one profession become the dominant voice of Rotary Clubs.
 
Over time, these restrictions gave way, but individual classification continues to be of great interest to your fellow club members. That’s why your Rotary badge carries your name and your classification.
Classification talks help us learn about the life experiences and professional backgrounds of new members – but they are not intended to “pitch” your profession for individual gain. We look forward to learning more about each of you in the coming months!
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RESCHEDULED Riverwalk Clean-up Service Project
RESCHEDULED SERVICE PROJECT
Greenbelt/Riverwalk Clean-Up Project
NEW DATE:  Wednesday April 21 at 5:30 p.m. 
Taylor Crossing Rock Garden Area
Note: This project has been rescheduled from the original date of April 14 due to the weather. 
 
We will be cleaning up the Greenbelt along the Rock Gardens located by Taylor Crossing (Pancheri Bridge to Springhill Suites)
 
Bring garden gloves, rakes, shovels, etc.
Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation staff will provide some tools and direction.  In the event of bad weather, we will reschedule for April 23.
 
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World Immunization Week 
April 24-30
This week is World Immunization Week!
 
Donate to support Rotary’s fight to End Polio because vaccines work endpol.io/give
 
 
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It's District Raffle Time! 
The Triple Grand Prize is $4500 of AAA travel to the winner, $4500 of AAA travel to seller of the winning ticket and $4500 cash to the seller's club. That totals $13,500! 
We're asking each Rotarian to sell 10 District raffle tickets!  If you are inactive Rotarian; hopefully you still have enough Rotary in your heart to support our raffle. 
 
It is the only major fundraiser of the District. Every club and every Rotarian is obligated to participate. The purchase of least one $10  ticket (or a book 10), isn't too much to ask from every Rotarian. 
 
  • The Triple Grand Prize is $4500 of AAA travel to the winner, $4500 of AAA travel to seller of the winning ticket and $4500 cash to the seller's club. That totals $13,500! 
  • The second prize is a condo for a week in Puerta Vallarta and $1000 toward airfare. 
  • The third prize is $500 at Best Buy. 
The raffle proceeds go the District's Paul Harris matching points program, the exchange student program and to your club (if your club has one representative log onto the District Celebration). 
 
Please purchase your tickets by May10th; so that your club can mail them on time.  Please contact Rotarian Aaron Johnson at aaron.johnson@bateman-hall.com to purchase your tickets. 
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Club Survey
Thank you for being a member of the Idaho Falls Rotary Club.

Your Board of Directors have been preparing for a Rotary district led "Vision Facilitation" exercise that will consist of a survey (emailed to all club members in early April) as well as follow up meeting to further define our Club's strategic plan for the upcoming years.

Your participation is greatly appreciated.
 
Restaurant of the Month: Pachangas
Restaurant of the Month: Pachangas! 
The Idaho Falls Rotary Club is grateful for Elevate Bake Shop (formerly known as One Fire Cafe) for their support of the Great Snake River Greenbelt Duck Race!
 
Please join us in support of this local restaurant (and supporter of the Duck Race) with a take-out or dine-in order and tell them your a proud and loyal Idaho Falls Rotarian!
 
Follow them on Facebook! 
Phone: (208) 522-1976
Address: 435 A Street
 
 
 
 
 
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Youth Service Month
RI Theme for the Month: Youth Service Month
 
May is Youth Service (formerly called New Generations) Month when Rotary Clubs, around the world focus on youth services, Rotaract, Interact, RYLA, Youth Exchange.
 
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District Conference (Virtual)
Register and join your fellow Rotarians from around the state for this year’s virtual Rotary District Conference on May 21 & 22
Based on the guidance provided by both Rotary International and the District Leadership Council, the 2021 District Conference that was to be held at the Sun Valley Resort on May 21 – 22, 2021 will instead be held virtually on Friday, May 21, 2021.
 
This year's Virtual District Conference will include a fun-filled pre-show from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. MST that you will not want to miss, with the actual District Conference being held from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. MST.
Thanks to the incredible generosity of our amazing sponsors noted down below, this event will be free of charge!  I would like to personally invite and encourage every Rotarian in our District to attend, either by themselves or with loved ones.
 
Ed Viesturs, the world famous climber, best-selling author, motivational speaker, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, etc., will still be our keynote speaker (click here for his bio).  There will also be other exciting events that will occur, including our popular District Raffle.  Trust me when I say that you will not want to miss this event!
 
More information regarding this exciting event will be forthcoming, so please continue to check your emails to learn more about it and be sure to SAVE THE DATE!!!
 
Please join me in recognizing our fantastic 2021 District Conference Sponsors, as well as clicking on their names to learn more about these great businesses!
 
Event Sponsor:
Idaho Central Credit Union
 
Platinum Sponsor:
The J.R. Simplot Company
D.L. Evans Bank

Gold Sponsors:
Hawley Troxell, Attorneys and Counselors
St. Luke’s
 
Bronze Sponsors:
The Bank of Commerce
Western Building Maintenance
The Nichols Accounting Group
 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Christine Wiersema
October 9
 
Arthur Kull
October 11
 
Mike O'Bleness
October 11
 
Rick Aman
October 25
 
Tally Adler
October 27
 
Russell Hampton
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