Meeting was run by Dwight Seeley and the Committee Panel today was run by Sarah Richardson  
Guest Kyle Harnden Host Ryan Keenan
Happy Bucks announcements shared our good news today.
The Polar Bear Review was announced by Sinan Yaykin and was a great event. Record golfer levels, exceeding 85 participants and successful fundraising from Sponsors and Hole Sponsors. A detailed event financial summary will be forthcoming in a future meeting. Thanks to all those who organized and contributed and attended to make it such a fun and successful time for our club. More to follow.  
Wine Down Wednesday was announced by Peter Georgiton as a coming event this week. Join fellow Rotarians around 5:30 in the Shawnee Hills Wine shop and be social together.
Roberta Kayne will be collecting electronics this next Friday at the meeting. Look for details from Roberta and just bring working or non-working electronic hardware to the meeting.
Claudia Trusty shared good news about a new Interact Club, more opportunities to get involved with be discussed.
Dave Williams had several updates for Blarney Bash:
  • Go to the volunteer site and sign up for your volunteer shift if you have not done so yet.
  • Friday 3/9 our meeting will be held at the set up site again this year and alcohol sales training covered by the Dublin police.  (Yes-mandatory for this event again). Please plan on volunteering Friday.
  • Connect with Alan Abouhassan to add swag or marketing materials to be handed out from the sponsors.
  • You have hopefully received your 4 tickets that every member purchased for Blarney Bash. Special thanks to Kent Underwood and his son for organizing these into cheerful envelopes waiting for YOU!.  
Today's Panel:
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Committee Head Panel was held for the rest of the meeting.
Membership- Pete Cushnie shared that we are 103 members, New Member work  is now Amy Snow and long term advisory Kent Underwood’s help. Past President Ramona Penland Coyle role as well.
Communications- Claudia Trusty shard the communication tools:
  • our web site
  • club Facebook page
  • business cards are now available and should be used by our members for awareness and recruiting
  • news from the meetings reported weekly- always looking for WordPress expertise
  • Committee news shared
Community Service- Jack Curtis covered the following:
  • Salvation Army and Bell Ringing
  • Christmas holiday shoppers and fundraising
  • Food Pantry volunteering
  • Strides for Sobriety -notice the April 15, 2018 5 K run brochures on every table!
  • Literacy
  • Parade Marshaling
International- Nick Glimsdahl was not available today, covered by Sinan Yaykin
  • Exchange student program discussed
  • Mohan’s Water project -considering backpacks in India
  • More projects
New Generations- David Bentz summarized these future Rotarians projects to include:
  • 3 Interact clubs -per high school Faculty Advisory volunteering
  • Exchange Student program
  • April 29th volunteering for new high school fundraising lunch
Veterans Affairs- Dave Williams shared
9 programs in the Veterans Affairs are to get involved and support include
  • Honor Flight
  • Assisting families staying overnight while veterans are in medical treatments
  • Support for families suffering from loss of a loved one
Club Services- Sarah Richardson covered many areas including:
  • Speaker Schedule
  • Social Activities Monthly events
  • Organizing Greeters
  • Family of Rotary support and communication
Vocational Services- Laurie Penland covered by Sarah today
Major programs include
  • Robotics team
  • Annual scholarships awarded every year by Dublin A.M. Rotary to Dublin High School Seniors.    
Meeting was adjourned with positive wishes for a good weekend!