Rotary Club of Hanover, Pennsylvania

District 7390, Club 5342

www.RotaryClubOfHanoverPa.org

 

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Welcome to our Club!

Hanover

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Bay City Restaurant
110 Eisenhower Drive
Hanover, PA  17331
United States
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n September of 2016 the Exchange Club of Hanover hosted their 4th Healing Field® event where three thousand full sized United States Flags stood posted on the grounds of the West Manheim Elementary School which is located at 2000 Baltimore Pike in Hanover.  When the effort began in late 2014, this inspirational display of the Stars and Stripes drew area residents together in a meaningful tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 2001.
In the fifteenth year following those horrendous events, it is critical that the magnitude of loss not be forgotten.  That those old enough to remember be reminded and that those too young to remember have the opportunity to learn.
Rotarians Daniele Suppa and Bob Miller (pictured below) volunteered to assist the Exchange Club's flag day remembrance of the events of 9-11.  It was quite an impressive display and very moving.
 

 
 
Two of our members found signs of Rotary while on vacation this summer:
 
This from Ralph Jodice and wife Judy -
 
Subject: Redwoods Rotary Memorial Grove

Judy and I rode our tandem in the Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park today in northern CA just south of Klamath, CA. Many of the Redwood Groves have names...am guessing they are sponsored in some way. Well, we stopped so Judy could take a picture at the Rotary Memorial Grove. 

So President Greg...does this count as attendance at a meeting? 

The giant redwoods here are spectacular. Hope you are all doing well. 


Ralph
 
 
This from Warren Risk and his wife Judy -
 
While traveling in Western Canada this summer we happened on the small community of Kamloops.  They have a beautiful community park along the river with lawn bowling, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic areas, and playground equipment. Activities for all ages!  On a beautiful summer evening we strolled through the park and listened to a wonderful country band perform in the pavilion.  Note what entity provided the pavilion clearly labeled for all to see.
 
 

 
 
Yard Sale 2016.pdf
 

 
 
Thanks to the efforts of members Torren Ecker and Jim Balthaser, the Hanover Rotary Club recently obtained 501(c)(3) tax exempt status as a non-profit organization.  We believe this status will be an added incentive for individuals and organizations to donate monies to our various fund raising events which enables us to support local, national, and international people in need.
 

 
 
 
At its regular meeting on June 30, 2015, the Hanover Rotary Club recognized 16 members on their years of Rotary membership.  The Rotary Club of Hanover honors years of membership in 5 year increments - 5 years of membership; 10 years of membership; 15 years, etc. and announces it to the Club annually.
 
Additionally, the Club recognizes those members with perfect attendance.  This year there were 6 members honored for such attendance from 1 year to 51 years.
 
 
 
Heroin Task Force Town Hall event photos
 
 
 
Bob Miller asked that the following information be shared regarding the Rotary Foundation:
 
Foundation Information:
  1. The 2013-14 Annual Report is now available on the Rotary website at www.Rotary.org search for "The 2013-14 Annual Report"
  2. In this report your will learn:
    1. Thru the Global Polio Eradication Initiative the cases of Polio in 2013 were just over 400, reduced from 350,000 in 1988.
    2. Polio remains active in only 3 countries--Nigeria, Afghanistan & Pakistan.
    3. Contributions to the Annual Fund set a new record at $116.6 million, plus $23.7 million to the Endowment fund.
    4. How Rotary spent your dues.
    5. 92% of Foundation funds raised went directly to programs.
  3. Be sure to register your membership on the Rotary website, then you can view your personal contribution status.
 

 
 
 
Speakers
Oct 04, 2016
Will Cosgrove - Rotary Exchange Student
Update on his Year Abroad
Oct 11, 2016
Warren Risk and Bob Miller
RYLA and HOBY Updates
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
Nov 01, 2016
Bob Miller
Rotary Foundation
Nov 08, 2016
Jim Wissler
Road Scholar Trip to Cuba
Nov 15, 2016
Nov 22, 2016
Hector Ortiz and Outbound GVSE Team
2016 GVSE Trip to Australia
Nov 29, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
Dec 06, 2016
Dec 13, 2016
Dec 20, 2016
Holiday Party
Holiday Party
Dec 27, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
 
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Nigeria reclassified as polio endemic
Nigeria reported three cases of wild poliovirus in the northeastern state of Borno in August of this year. Following the World Health Organization's confirmation of these cases, the country returned to the list of polio-endemic countries. The other polio-endemic countries are Afghanistan and Pakistan. These are the first cases detected in the country since July 2014, and while this news is disappointing for all Rotary members, we are confident that Nigeria can defeat polio. Rotary provided $500,000 to assist immediately with the outbreak response, and an emergency response plan has been put...
Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch School, a K-12 school for homeless youth. The Rotary Club of San Diego, California, USA, was applauded for its work mentoring Monarch's students, keeping them on track to graduate, and helping the school to continue thriving during tough economic times. Monarch School CEO Erin Spiewak appeared as one of the show's guests, along with Monarch Alumnus Cynthia Valenzuela, who attested to the positive, life-changing experience Monarch School gave her and...
Practicing peace
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence." Rotary's commitment to building peace and resolving conflict is rooted in the Rotary Peace Centers program, formed in 2002. Each year, the program prepares up to 100 fellows to work for peace through a two-year master's degree program or a three-month professional certificate program at university partners worldwide. Today, nearly 1,000 peace centers alumni are applying their skills — negotiating peace in conflict...
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of September auctions.