january 2020 District Bulletin    

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From the Governor's Desk
the prize awaits you!
 
I extend a warm invitation to you to prepare for and attend our upcoming District Celebration and Conference to be held May 15-16, 2020 at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.  The prize awaits you!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginning Friday May 15, 2020 at noon we will ring the opening bell and Olympic Gold Medal Legend Dick Fosbury will inspire us to “See the Future” of Rotary
 
 
On Friday afternoon we will have Breakout Sessions that will focus on ways to increase member engagement, raise Club fundraising, and improve ourselves and our clubs as we learn to adapt the 6 Core Values of Rotary. 
 
 
The Friday evening Luau event will feature keynote speaker Chad Hymas addressing How to Find Yourself all coupled with great Hawaiian food, entertainment and fun. 
 
 

Saturday we will be inspired by our Rotary Youth and we will learn The Power of One from motivational speaker Doug Vincent, our Rotary International Presidential Representative

Saturday Afternoon excursions will include tours of ISU Natural History Museum, Pins for Polio bowling tournament, Triple Crown Horse Race - Betting Against Polio, a visit to the Kirkham Car Museum, Pocatello Geology Rocks tour, and Release the Artist Within You art class.
 
Saturday Evening Banquet will feature Idaho Central Credit Union CEO and team builder expert Kent Oram.  Additionally District Awards will to be presented to deserving clubs and individuals.  
 
There are many registration options to fit every schedule and every budget.  Further, we encourage distant and isolated clubs to join our REMOTE Luau Event so you can have the privilege of hearing Keynote Speaker CHAD HYMAS regardless of whether you can come to Pocatello or not.  We want all Rotarians to have the opportunity to participate in this year’s District Celebration!
 
To learn more about the celebration please visit our the District Website at www.Rotary5400.org and click on the District Conference Link.  
 
Register NOW for best early bird discounts!
 
GOVERNOR RICH

Rich Kirkham, '19-'20 District 5400 Governor

district celebration online registration
january 6
 
Online registration for the 2020 Seeing the Future District Celebration  will be available January 6, available through a link on the Rotary 5400  website.

 

UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS
Firkin Frolic 
February 13, 2020
Boise Rotary will be doing our annual Firkin Frolic beer festival fundraiser Thursday evening, Feb 13th, at the Basque Center in downtown Boise.
 
Enjoy sampling unique, locally brewed firkin beers, as well as traditional beers from your favorite local brewers. Plus, food vendors, music, and more!!!
 
Martini tasting masquerade ball
February 21, 2020
6-11:30pm
Rotary Club of Twin Falls After Hours is excited to present the 8th Annual Martini Tasting/Masquerade Ball Fundraiser, Friday, February 21, 2020, at Canyon Crest Event Center, from 6:00-11:30 p.m. This annual event attracts large crowds and is one of the most entertaining fundraisers in Twin Falls.

We team up with the best Magic Valley Mixologists to raise money for local charities. This year’s theme will be Roaring 20’s! Guests dress in costumes (including masks), sample martinis to vote on their favorites. In addition to the fabulous martini tasting, Appetizers are provided with a chocolate fountain for a sweet finish. DJ Broc will keep the crowd rocking and dancing.

Twin Falls Rotary After Hours is focused on community involvement and works closely with local charities. This year’s funds will help SHP Sleep in Heavenly Peace & other local charities in our community.
emmett youth benefit dinner & auction
Individual tickets can be purchased through me at klrainbow49@gmail.com and anyone interested in becoming a sponsor is also welcome to contact me.  All proceeds from this annual event go to youth groups in Gem County. 
 
Last year we gave checks totally $47,000 to various youth groups or entities that support the youth of our county.  It's a fun evening with a fabulous steak dinner, silent auction, dessert auction and, of course, a live auction.   
 
More information will be available next month so circle the date and come join us in Emmett on May 2!
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Upcoming Events
LOBSTER GHOST MEETING
Jun 04, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Membership Committee Meeting
Jun 09, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Last day for Exchange Student to return home
Jun 15, 2020
 
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION - FREE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
Jun 20, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020
 
District Membership Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/880886847
Jun 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
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