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   No Meeting July 5th

Note the special section: What we should know about District 7430

July 2, 2017
To Friends and Members of the Kutztown Rotary Club.

July 5: No Meeting


Incoming President Amy Sheller presents Renee Sufrinko her Past President's Pin.

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Club Calendar:

July 2017

July 2-8, KU Chamber Music Festival
05 Jul – NOT AT TAVERN: No Meeting
(Concert in Bandshell at 7 pm)
12 Jul – NOT AT TAVERN: Dinner at Valentino's & Mini-Golf at Settlers
19 Jul – Tour of the new Firefly Bookstore @ 6:15, dinner at the Tavern
26 Jul – NOT AT TAVERN: Tour & Dinner at Keystone Villa near Blandon

August 2017

02 Aug – NOT AT TAVERN: Opportunity House
07 Aug – Monday, Donald L. Boyer Golf Classic
09 Aug – Carolee Bittle
11 Aug – Friday, Strike-Out Hunger Night with the Phillies
16 Aug – Jim Sher

19 Aug Saturday, Wine & Dine with The Uptown Band at Jim Dietrich Park
23 Aug – Glenn Gautier
30 Aug – NOT AT TAVERN: Fun Night

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Club News:

District 7430, Mixer, Golf, Chamber, Schedule


KU Chamber Music Festival

The KU Chamber Music Festival is an annual week of free chamber music performed by amazing high school and college students from around the world. This year it includes a Wednesday concert at the Band Shell and 5 concerts at Schaeffer Auditorium. Here is the schedule:

Sunday, July 2, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Opening concert in Schaeffer Auditorium

Monday, July 3, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, The Great Romantics concert in the Georgian Room, Old Main

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, American Fireworks concert in Schaeffer Auditorium

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 @ 7:00 PM, Music Without Borders in the Kutztown Park Bandshell, 440 East Main street

Thursday, July 6, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, The essence of the piano concert in Schaeffer Auditorium

Friday, July 7, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, The Edge of Expression in Schaeffer Auditorium

Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ 2:00 PM, Passion and Precision - Final Concert in Schaeffer Auditorium

All concerts and workshops are free and open to the public.

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Donald L. Boyer Rotary Golf Classic

Save Monday, August 7th, 2017, for the

Donald L. Boyer Kutztown Rotary Golf Classic at Golden Oaks.

Be a Tournament Sponsor!   Sign-up your foursome!   Be a Hole or Tee Sponsor!

Download the Golf Flier to sign up to play or be a sponsor.

For more information contact Larry Biehl (610-562-3374).

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What we should know about District 7430

Rotary Districts are charged with setting up a structure that forms new clubs, help recruit new members, provides training for club officers and members, oversees the Rotary youth exchange program, and administers the portion of the Rotary Foundation money that come back to the District. The District is headed up by a District Governor, and is run by committees, most headed by past District Governors. District 7430 covers 5 counties: Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton. Here are more details.

District Conference:
The District Conference is an annual convention usually held over a weekend at a nearby resort. It has many educational forums, but the best part is the International banquet hosted by the foreign exchange students.

Rotary Youth Exchange:
The district manages the Rotary Youth Exchange program in our district. They process all of the paperwork for both the incoming and outgoing exchange students and then have great monthly programs for the incoming exchange students and training for the outgoing exchange students.

Rotary Leadership Institute:
RLI is an educational program for all Rotarians. It has sessions on what Rotary is and training for all position in Rotary. It has many programs on improving club efforts. RLI is September 16, 2017, at DeSales University, in Center Valley, PA.

President Elect Training:
PETS training is mandatory for all incoming club presidents and is open to people who are thinking about becoming a club president. It is usually consists of 4 sessions ranging from 1 day to 2 days.

District Training Assembly:
This is a 1-day session. There are sessions on all avenues of Rotary and it is recommended Presidents Elect bring their club officers, committee chairs to learn both whats new and how best to implement this for success in their club.

District Grants:
District Grants are based upon Rotary Foundation Annual Fund donations 3 years prior. They are used to fund project to address need in our community as well as communities abroad. The Rotary Foundation seminar is November 4, 2017, at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA.

Special Events:
District 7430 runs special events to benefit the Rotary Foundation and other great causes.

Strike-Out Hunger Night with the Phillies on Friday, August 11th at Citizens Bank Park.

The Purple Pinkie Run/ Walk is on October 14, 2017, at Lehigh County Community College in Schnecksville, PA.

Rotary UN Day is November 12, 2017.

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The Rest of the Story

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Kutztown Day Committee: Bob Hobaugh is looking for someone to replace him on the Kutztown Day Committee.

Free Background Checks are REQUIRED for any Rotarian driving or helping out our Exchange Student. For more see Background Checks.

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