As actively engaged Rotarians, members offer to be responsible for choosing our programs on a monthly basis. Programs for November will feature programs from Lori Freudenberg and Val Hill. December programs are provided by Jennifer Graf and Kathy Klahn.

Nov. 6: Arica Arensdorf, behavioral health intervention specialist for Life Connections. She will speak about assisting children in learning age-appropriate ways to manage their behavior. They also work with the family, including education and support in coping with the child’s mental health symptoms and management of the child’s behaviors.

Nov. 13: Sen. Rita Hart and Reps. Mary Wolfe and Norlin Mommsen will give us a preview of what to expect at the Iowa Legislature this year.

Nov. 20: “Project Lead the Way.” JR Kuch, principal at Clinton High School, will be presenting on CHS’s PLTW (Project Lead the Way) program, as well as ways that local businesses can partner with CHS to enhance the academic programs at CHS. The PLTW presentation will encompass an overview of the program and its attributes and effect on students in post-secondary education.

Nov. 27: Dr. Margaret and Mike Wolf take you on their journey to the North Woods as they recount their time in the boundary waters this past summer.

Dec. 4: Strategic planning meeting for the Clinton Rotary Club.

Dec. 11: Holiday luncheon featuring the CHS Acapella Choir, directed by Karl Wolf.

Dec. 18: Our Club member commemoration honoring Rotarians who have passed. This solemn service will be led by Doug Bertram and Carrie Donaire. A Christmas story will be provided by retired Pastor Paul Holmer.

Dec. 25: No Rotary meeting.

Jan. 1: No Rotary meeting.

You are invited to attend any of these interesting programs by contacting a Rotarian and joining as our guest. Luncheons are held at the Tuscany Event Center from noon to 1 p.m. each Monday.

Rotary members subscribe to the following 4-way test principles:

n Is it the truth?

n Is it fair to all concerned?

n Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

n Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Members of our local organization represent all aspects of our community. Membership benefits provide you with the knowledge that at any level of involvement you can make a difference locally and globally. We are accepting new applications now.

Events

n Rotarians recently delivered dictionaries to area third-grade students.

n You’ll be hearing soon about our “Josh the Otter” project coming to area kindergarten classrooms in the spring.

nClinton High School’s Interact Club is welcoming new members. To learn more, please contact Olivia Calvin, president of the Interact Club, or Bill Misiewicz, faculty adviser.

nRotarians are meeting now to provide you with another fabulous auction on Friday, April 28, 2018, to be held at the Eagle Point Lodge.

n The Rotary Board meeting will be held on Nov. 17 at 7 a.m. at Happy Joe’s.

Jennifer Graf,

Clinton Rotary Club’s Publicity chairwoman and president elect.

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