51.72% of Club Members attended today.  In addition we had 2 students from Delone Interact, Students of the Month, and 1 Rotarian visitor.
Tastefest 2020 will be held on March 6, 2020 from 5 - 9 pm at the Armory.  There are commitments for $10,ooo in sponsorships.  Proceeds from the event will go to Ruth’s Harvest, Armory Family Readiness Gp, Root for Boots, YWCA Safe Home, Olivia’s House, Jessica and Friends.  (See details below)
Paul Harris - Ellie Rebert received a Paul Harris Award
Board Meeting Today - Discussed Spousal Membership Policy, Ways & Means Committee.  Kathi Fuhrman agreed to fill a Director position on the Board.
PROGRAM -  Rotary Foundation Day  Bob Miller, Ken Wenger, Jess Socrates, & Kim Hackett took turns presenting.  They showed a video emphasizing the importance of giving to the Rotary Foundation.  Your contributions are transformed into service projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged neighbors around the world.  Over the years the Foundation has invested $3 billion in sustainable projects that change people’s lives.  In the 2018/19 Rotary year, the Hanover Club contributed $16,639 to the Annual Fund, for a per capita contribution of $191.26.  This makes Hanover the #8 Club per capita in District 7390.  Check your personal Foundation contribution history at
Following is a brief description of each of the six designated charities: 
In partnership with the Hanover Area Council of Churches, Ruth's Harvest provides a weekend meal program for over 240 elementary-aged children in the Hanover area. The program began in
September 2013. Students eligible for the service must be in the Free and Reduced Lunch program at school and have a registration form signed by a parent. Midweek, teams of volunteers from
33 different community churches take turns filling backpacks with a seven-meal menu funded by donations. Backpack items may include the following items: cereal, breakfast bars, oatmeal, juice,
tuna kits, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter crackers, soup, applesauce, fruit roll-ups, ravioli, vegetables, milk, and other nutritious foods.
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The Family Readiness Group (FRG) is an officially command-sponsored organization of family members, volunteers, and Soldiers belonging to a unit, that together provide an avenue of mutual
support and assistance, and a network of communications among the family members, the chain of command, and community resources. FRG's are established to provide activities and support
to enhance the flow of information, increase the resiliency of unit soldiers and their families, provide practical tools for adjusting to military deployments and separations, and enhance the well-
being and esprit de corps within the unit. Hanover is part of the 1-108TH Unit.

The goal of Roots for Boots is to meet the current needs and future challenges of veterans, active duty and military families. Founded in 2015, this grassroots, 100 percent volunteer organization
attempts to simplify the process of locating services and funds available to our servicemen and women by providing direct assistance that addresses their specific needs, interests or challenges.
Roots for Boots provides opportunities for the community to honor, thank and connect with servicemen and women. Volunteers work predominantly out of the York /Adams area. With core values
of Serve, Educate and Inspire, the organization also enthusiastically presents in schools at all levels on the importance of Patriotism and the sacrifices made in the name of the freedom we enjoy as
Recognizing the fact that domestic violence is a serious issue, the Safe Home Program was developed in 1981 by YWCA Hanover. The foundation of the program is the strong belief that individuals
have a right to control their lives and make decisions without fear of assault or degradation. The program includes a 24 hour hotline and crisis response, legal advocacy ( including assistance with filing
protection orders) in addition to emergency safe housing and referrals to local shelters. Serving the Hanover Area and Adams County.
This is an organization of caregiving professionals and volunteers committed to supporting grieving children. Its purpose is to facilitate healing through grief and loss education. The fifteen room
facility at 101 Baltimore Street, serves to meet children’s grief and loss needs in the greater Hanover community.
This not-for-profit provides faith-based services and supports for individuals and families with autism and intellectual disabilities. The organization seeks to be a community which affirms the
worth of all people, supports personal growth and wholeness, advocates for community and church inclusion, and provides opportunities for spiritual growth and service. Since founding in
1998 they have sought to be good stewards of God’s blessings. Pathway Services is a community-integrated day program providing life-long learning opportunities for autistic and intellectually
disabled individuals, 18 years of age with a Hanover location at 1157 Eichelberger Street.