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From the Governor's Desk
serve to change lives
Welcome to the 2021-2022 Rotary year!
This is undoubtedly the pinnacle of my many years of service to Rotary to be representing you as District Governor. I have been on a two-year, six-month journey to get prepared for this amazing year of my life. I am delighted and honored to be given the opportunity to serve as your District Governor for the Rotary year 2021-2022.
 
I am so blessed to have such a great District Leadership Council, 14 Assistant Governors, DGE Janice Fulkerson and DGN Marie Baker as we serve together this year. We are all unified to be servant leaders for our District members.
 
Congratulations and best wishes to our new Club Presidents as they take on the leadership of their Clubs. I am confident they will have a busy and rewarding year. At every stage in our lives, Rotary has something for each of us. From the moment we became Rotarians, the work of Rotary service was open to us – and it became our obligation to choose how to best serve.
 
Rotary has been a place for visionaries, those who see how this could be and define a path towards making their dreams a reality. TAKE RISKS. By acting with integrity in our Rotary service, we exhibit a bountiful heart which underscores our commitment to making our world a better than ever before.
 
The more Rotarians engage in service, the more we all realize what we can achieve, and our potential knows no limits. I wish you a fulfilling year to "Navigate Rotary" as we "Serve to Change Lives”.
 
Sincerely,
 
Russell J. Johnson

'21-'22 District 5400 Governor

ICE CREAM FUNDAY
July 24, 2021
11:30-3:00
ce Cream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream! If you like ice cream this event is for you.  Twin Falls Rotary’s 10th annual Ice Cream Funday.
 
11 flavors to taste and vote on. Sponsors create their own special flavors that you will not find in the stores unless you’re the winner of the event. Then it is featured at Clover Leaf Creamery for the month of August. Sponsors can also decorate their booths.  The three voting categories are the best flavor, best name, and best-decorated booth. The event takes place in Twin Falls City Park on July 24th from 11:30 to 3:00 pm.
 
The entry fee is $10, kids 11 and under $5.   Other activities in the park include the Magic Valley Center for the Arts, Art in the Park where local artists have their creations on display and for purchase. 
 
Live music by Heather Platts and Bruce Michael Miller, Crazy Love.  Proceeds of the funds go to local charities, Rotary, and projects.
magic valley beer festival
AUGUST 7, 2021
 
Join us for the 10th Annual Magic Valley Beer Festival where we raise money for local charity and projects while enjoying the finests the NW has to offer in beer. We are looking at over 40 brewers with over 100 different beers to try for 1pm to 6 pm at the local Twin Falls City Park.
 
We will have live music, food vendors, silent auction, great company and just an all around amazing event. There is a new feature this year with a VIP ticket option with a new experience with food and beer pairing in your own private area with some other bonus additions as well.  We have launched a new event website at https://magicvalleybeerfestival.com/
 
Tickets are $30 prior to the event and VIP tickets are $75 (limited number of tickets). We do expect to sell out so buy early. We are thrilled to be back at it following the pandemic and look forward to seeing you at the Twin Falls City Park on August 7th. 
MOUNTAIN BREWFEST 
AUGUST 21, 2021
1:00pm-6:00pm
The McCall Payette Lakes Rotary Club is hosting Mountain Brewfest on August 21st from 1 to 6 pm!
 
We will have Idaho beer vendors from all over the State and even Montana, food truck grub and live music right next to Payette Lake!
 
You may purchase tickets at: http://mountainbrewfest.net/
save the date sept 3-12, 2021
lobsterfest is here!
LobsterFest 2021 is back!  Given all the issues with Covid 19, it will be a virtual auction again this year, Sep 3-12, 2021.  There will be an in-person celebration event held outside at the Boise Riverside Hotel on Sep 11.
 
Do you need to easily raise funds with no upfront costs and a minimal club effort?  The need for Rotary and the things we do is more important now than ever.  LobsterFest is the answer with no financial risk to the Club and no out of pocket costs. 
 
Clubs need to commit to participate in LobsterFest by June 18th.  This means that your Club should do your best to provide auction items and to encourage your members to bid on the auction. We ask you to select someone in your Club to be responsible for obtaining auction items and to encourage Club members and others to bid.  LobsterGhost raised $125,000 for Rotary causes last year.  With your help, LobsterFest 2021 can raise more funds to do more Rotary good!
 
You can register your club and download the MOU for LobsterFest which explains the revenue sharing and distribution.
News
Come see Our Video in Taipei! (no airplanes required)
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Boise Sunrise Rotary and the Boise Rescue Mission Working Together
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How to Invest the Reward Money?
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Idaho Philanthropy Day
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Ice Cream Funday
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Semilla Nueva is hiring! 
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Todd Fischer Riding to End Polio!
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People of Action
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The McCall Payette Lakes Rotary Club
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Rotary Club of Boise Southwest
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Boise Rescue Mission and Boise Sunrise Rotary serving youth in the Treasure Valley
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Rotary Takes a Walk for Peace
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Save the Date- 10th Annual Magic Valley Beer Festival on August 7th Brought to you by Blue Lakes Rotary Club
 
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LobsterFest 2021 is back!
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LobsterFest Auction - Save the Date
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Public Information Pamphlet 
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Polio Eradication Update For The Week Ending 06/26/2021
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Upcoming Events
District Membership Meeting (FOR ALL CLUBS)
Zoom
Jul 28, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
R&R: Recline with Rotary (District-wide Social Hour)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81872246785
Jul 30, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 
DG Board Mtg Boise southwest
Wink Jones
Aug 03, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
DG club visit Boise southwest
Riverside Hotel
Aug 04, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
Earth Stewardship Board Meeting
Aug 09, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
DG club visit Blue Lakes
Nine Beans & A Burrito
Aug 10, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
 
DG club visit Jerome
China Village
Aug 10, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
DG club visit Twin Falls
Turk Club
Aug 11, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
Rotary International District updates
Zoom
Aug 11, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
District Membership Meeting (for DISTRICT TEAM MEMBERS)
Aug 11, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
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