Posted by Carolyn Spencer
Boots & Shoes - $69 Thanks to Tim & Ray
50/50 -  $50- no winner today
Guests - Brice Taylor - Outbound Exchange Student 
Student Guests - NHS - Lindsay Oswalt & Hannah Wilson SHS - Turner Garcia & Sebastian Herren.
Announcements:   Brice has had contact with his host family and learned he will actually be living in a village in the south of France called Pennautier.      
Program: David Hellmich introduced a panel of individuals discussing the Sauk Valley Community Leadership Program.   David indicated the program runs from August through May and includes the following:  Direct experience with community topics like economic development and local/state government; public speaking, strategic planning and a volunteer project.  John G. was one of the instructors and spoke about his curriculum which was using a real life situation and providing interactive discussion with the class.  Shannon Richter, was a student in the class and spoke about her experience in the class.   she indicated all of the classes were very helpful for her new position as CEO of SBM.   Thanks Dave, John & Shannon.
  • Please get your programs to Carolyn in advance so we can include in the newsletter.
  • Upcoming Events:
  • Student Excellence on April 18 at Abiding Word Church - Mark your calendars. and please plan to bring a guest that would be a potential candidate for membership. 
  • Noon Rotary BBQ on June 5 - more info to come.
  • Note - Rock Falls Rotary club will be meeting off site at the following sites on the following dates:
  •   March 26 - no meeting Easter Break
  •    April 16 - social dinner - location TBA
  •    May 7 - Social for Cinco de Mayo - TBA
  •   June 25 - Rotary Park in Rock Falls