Meeting actions and announcements (from previous week):
• 21 High School Students participated in the 4 Way Speech Test, see above for presentation – Larry Harris.
• The Scholarship Committee will meet on April 23 after the regular meeting – Phil Ulery. • Brad Ebersole distributed sponsorship forms for Taste of Delaware, all related material must be turned in by April 20.
• Scott Cubberly made a pitch for volunteers to paint the grandstands at the Fairgrounds. Kiwanis has already stepped up with 30 volunteers so here is the challenge. There are two shifts that provide different times for volunteering.
• 125 Pins were distributed by Liz. They stand for $100 donated to the Kiwanis Foundation and $25 for Polio Plus. Recipients were: o Marianne Gabel o Rosella Miller o Larry Garrett o Steve Kaser o Rex Welker o Arlene Paulenshus
• Kirt Trimble from the PIN Board accepted a check for $900 from the Rotary Foundation of Delaware in celebration of Kevin Cowley’s life. An actual Celebration will take place on May 4 from 4 to 6 PM probably at PIN Headquarters.
• The next Delaware Rotary Board Meeting will be held following the regularly scheduled weekly meeting on April 16.
• Kim Schuette announced that 354 people attended the Pancake Breakfast at SourcePoint. Thanks to all that participated.
• Delaware County Travel and Tourism Dept is changing it’s name to Destination Delaware County so invite you nonresident friends to enjoy Delaware County.
• Due to an error made my the Anticipator Editor of the month Travis Taylor’s name was misspelled last week as he made his new member personal presentation.
Program Highlights: Larry Harris introduced the speaker for the meeting, Margo Bartlett. She along with Nancy Pine judge the entries for ART and WRITING SHOW of LeadingAge Ohio, a nonprofit trade association that represents approximately 400 long term care organizations and hospices, as well as those providing ancillary health care and housing services, in more than 150 Ohio towns and cities. The member organizations serve an estimated 400,00 elderly Ohions annually and employ more than 35,000 persons statewide. The Art and Writing Opportunity gives residents a chance to express themselves and utilize their talents with the benefit of recognition and a feeling of importance. There are 5 Regions in Ohio with 1 winner in each category within Regions. The categories being: Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Cooperative (group).