RCWL will meet every Thursday at 5:30pm at the WL Community Center. This will be a hybrid style that Zoom will still be offered as well for those that cannot attend in person. The 1st and 3rd Thursdays will be a social style meeting of getting together with refreshments. Programs will take place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Board meetings will be on the 4th Thursday of the month following the normal club meeting.
June Line up:
- June 16th – Hanson’s going away – social with appetizers from Savor D and drinks (pop/water) provided by Giri BP – starting at 5:30pm at the WLCC – make sure to come and bring everyone you know so we can send off Steve and Anna one last time!
- June 23rd – TBD, but followed by board meeting
- June 30th – CHANGE OVER DINNER,starting at 5:30pm, food at 6pm, new member induction ceremony at 6:30pm, closing remarks 7pm. PLEASE RSVP to GRETCHEN by Friday June 24th if attending.
Here is a link to our club calendar of meetings and events for 2021-22:
GALA UPDATE TO SHARE – we expect proceeds to benefit each organization in excess of $15,000 each
OTHER LOCAL NEWS:
Fight Against Human Trafficking updates:
Pictured are left to right Gretchen M., and Alyse Harden from Braking Traffik, a Division of Family Resources of Davenport, Iowa; and Gretchen Nollman and Tom Barr both from the West Liberty Rotary Club.
Attached a summary of this Donation and a picture of its presentation to Braking Traffik, a Division of Family Resources of Davenport, Iowa.
Rotary D6000 News
District Leadership Directory for 2021-2022 at this LINK
RYLA update from D600 Chair Wayne Steen
The Rotarian volunteer positions for RYLA have all been filled.
June Training for Iowa RYLA will be Saturday, June 18 at Grinnell College. I will have an update of Iowa RYLA for you after the June 18 training session.
POLIO PLUS SOCIETY FORM
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – Houston Texas June 4-8, 2022 see link
2022-2023 theme announced… click link here
Disaster Relief Efforts in Iowa and Ukraine – ATTACHED info
Rotary R.I.S.E. (v49)
Dear District 6000 Rotarian
On Monday mornings you will receive a R.I.S.E. email from me, to inspire you for your Rotary week. The R.I.S.E. Action Team will provide Resources for Inspiration and Special Events throughout this new Rotary year. Co-Chairs Joyce Taylor, Rotary Club of Keokuk and Sara Simon, Rotary Club of Winterset are working together to bring this effort to you.
There is no failure. You either win or you learn.
“Forget the mistake, remember the lesson.
For those of you that also like a joke.
“Some people call me crazy, but I prefer the term “happy with a twist”
IN ROTARY FELLOWSHIP
Alka K Khanolkar | District Governor 2021-22 Rotary District 6000
Polio Eradication Update Jun 10
Dear Polio Eradication Warriors,
Two new Wild Polio cases reported this week. See today’s attached report.
What is that Polio Picture? Yemen – Reported 28 new cVDPV2 cases this week. Almost two-thirds of the areas reporting the bulk of cVDPV2 cases have not implemented any type 2-containing polio vaccination campaign, underscoring the risk both to local children and to neighboring countries. Intensive efforts are ongoing to access Yemen’s northern governorates with polio vaccine.
A Win Against Polio is a Win For Global Health!
2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 134 Chad – 3 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 48 (28 in 2021), Israel – 1, Madagascar – 5 (12 in 2021), Mozambique – 1 (2 in 2021), Niger – 2 (17 in 2021), Nigeria
– 26 (415 in 2021), Somalia – 2 (1 in 2021), Togo – 1, Yemen – 40 (64 in 2021) .
2021 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 689 in 22 Countries. 2020 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 1,110 in 26 Countries.
New Polio Cases & Samples This Week – Djibouti – 2 cVDPV2 Samples, Egypt – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, Eritrea – 1 cVDPV2 (2021) Case, Ghana – 2
cVDPV2 Samples, Madagascar – 4 cVDPV1 Cases, Nigeria – 2 cVDPV2 Cases
+ 5 Samples, Pakistan – 2 WPV1 Cases, Yemen – 28 cVPV2 Cases.
Quote of the Day
Thanks to All of the Volunteers at this week’s RI Convention!
“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” Elizabeth Andrew, writer
The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:
Pakistan Two new Wild Polio cases reported this week. Eight Wild Polio cases reported in 2022. The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 5/01/22. Pakistan reported 1 Wild Polio case in 2021.
One WPV1 Positive Environmental Sample was reported this week in Pakistan.
Afghanistan No new Wild Polio cases reported this week. One Wild Polio Case reported in 2022 . Four Wild Polio cases reported in 2021 The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 1/11/22. Afghanistan reported 56 Wild Polio cases in 2020. No WPV1 or cVDPV2 Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Afghanistan.
Our Goal is Global Polio Eradication!!
Terry Ziegler, Endowment/Major Gifts Adviser Rotary Region 36
Rotary Magazine Update
Rotary Magazine can be delivered right to your E-Mail box if you choose, follow this link to sign up . https://my.rotary.org/en/node/18361
Also note that if your spouse/partner are both members of our club, you are getting 2 copies of the Rotary Magazine, that will change effective January 1, 2021 to where your household will only receive 1 copy now.
Anyone wanting something posted in the weekly ringer news please email Gretchen by Friday EOD weekly.