November 20, 2017 Meeting Bulletin
*Welcome: 12:15 p.m.
*Pledge of Allegiance
*4 Way Test
*Opening Song: American the Beautiful led by Ken Gass.
*In honor of 2019-2020 District Governor, we also sang "Oh Canada".

*Invocation: Joe Bauman (in spirit of Thanksgiving, noted all for which we had to be thankful).
*Introduction of Guest: Don Sparky Leonard, District Governor 2019-20.
*2 Minute Update: Mark Anderson indicated positive outlook of the Market.
*Member Spotlight: Dilip Kumar Kuchipudi: Briefly touched on his family, his educational background, occupation and discussed various charitable efforts he has undertaken in his hometown in India, as well as his interest in reaching out to others, both locally and in other countries.

Linda acknowledged Meeting Volunteers:
**Lunch Tickets & Attendance: Alicia Green
**Raffle Tickets: Joe Valentine
**Greeter: Mark Cooper
**Sheriff: Charlie Wickins
**Bulletin Editor: Oriana D'Amico
**Host to Speaker: Mark Anderson

Announcements & Upcoming Events:
  • Soles 4 Souls": Oriana thanked all those who brought in used shoes for the Shoe Drive and announced a 1 week extension for those who wish to bring in additional shoes to next Monday's meeting.
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing: Chris Mc Logan passed around a Sign Up sheet for those wishing to help out with Bell Ringing on: Saturdays December 9th and December 16th.
  • Bill Roy announced firm plans for the upcoming Hope Warming evening on December 12th.
  • Regan Gilshire announced that over $1,000.00 has been raised to date from the Polio Shirt Sale.  The goal by month's end is $3,300.00. She indicated that Paul Harris points can be obtained through these efforts. (Fundraising: Bryan Frank/Vic Pooler).
  • Norma Jean invited all interested to bring books or candy to the "Winter Blast" at Owens Elementary on December 14th and thanked all for signing up.
  • Marsha passed around the Sign up sheet for the Holiday Luncheon on December 11th. She indicated that payment can be made by Cash, Check (or Credit Card the day of the event.)
  • An announcement was made that all interested can continue bringing in toys for the Bottomless Toy Chest.
  • Pat announced the Holiday "Tweener Event" to be held at Brady's Tavern from 12: 00 to 2:00 p.m. on December 28th. (The tavern is located on the Northwest corner of Southfield and 13 Mile.) All interested were encouraged to register online to get a "headcount". It is a "pay your own" event.
  • Mark Anderson continued collecting "Suits for Veterans".

**Joe Valentine conducted the "Raffle & Card Draw". Daily Pot Winner - Our Speaker Dr. Marie Meyer

**Bryan Frank provided copies of the Birmingham Rotary Club 2017-18 Roster.
**The Featured Program Speaker was: Dr. Marie Meyer, Chiropractor.  Dr. Meyer gave an overview of her educational background and discussed the various types of therapy and treatment available through her practice, aimed at patients of all ages and needs. 
(Bulletin Submitted by Oriana D'Amico)