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President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 39 April 8, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

You are in for a real treat today.  Fellow Rotarian Juan Garcia shares his story and experiences as an example of Rotary’s Service above Self.
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Remember, too, that Fleur Drive is now down to one lane in each direction, so please be sure and plan a little extra time to make it to and from our Thursday noon meetings.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 38 April 1, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

Our highlight this week is the upcoming District 6000 Conference on May 2-4 at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.
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I hope that you’ll consider attending the Friday noon luncheon where our own Suku Radia will be the featured speaker!

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 37 March 25, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

This week we highlight the many activities that District 6000 is undertaking to promote literacy and child abuse in our communities.
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I also give a belated happy birthday shout-out to our very own former Congressman, Neil Smith, who turned 99 this past weekend.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 36 March 18, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

Is your favorite team in a tournament?  We Rotarians are always in a tournament to champion service above self for the betterment of our community and world.
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This week I’m jazzed to interview Mark Snell.  Mark as you’ll learn came to know of Rotary in a unique way through international experiences.  He also drops a few names of RCDM’s members who’ve influenced him and his career.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 35 March 11, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

Thanks to all of you for your support of our Club and Rotary.  While Shari and I were in Florida, we took a side trip to St. Augustine.  While we were touring that historic city, I came across two plaques place the the Rotary Club of St. Augustine commemorating the city’s 450th anniversary in 2015.  I have to admit, that was pretty cool to be in a city that old here in the States!
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This week I take a moment to share the history of the Rotary Bell that begins and ends each meeting.  I was recently asked by a new member why a bell is used.  Since I didn’t know, I looked it up and thought I’d share it with my listeners.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 34 March 4, 2019

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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

With the start of March we’ve got to be getting closer to the start of spring, right?  At least I hope so!
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This week we welcome past-president John Cortesio to the Roundabout microphone as he shares some of the rich history of his involvement with Club 27.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 33 February 25, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

Did you take the opportunity to recognize World Rotary Day on Feb.23rd?  It marked the 114th anniversary of the founding Rotary in Chicago by Paul Harris.
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This week we welcome Club 27’s secretary-treasurer, Catherine Staub to the Roundabout microphone as she shares her observations on the impact and future of our club.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 32 February 18, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

Committee work is where Rotary’s wheel meets the road of service.
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This week Rotary Roundabout highlights several committees’ activities and the leaders who are putting service above self to make it happen

We also welcome John Tone to the Rotary Roundabout microphone as he tells of his personal history with Club 27 that reaches back to it’s beginnings in 1911.

Remember that this Saturday, February 23rd is World Rotary Day marking 114 years of service to the world.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 31 February 11, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

It’s snowing once again but that doesn’t stop the wheels of Rotary turning for service.T1819_EN

This week Rotary Roundabout highlights several training and planning activities that are underway for the next Rotary Year that begins on July 1st.  We also promote the new theme for the 2019-2020 year:  Rotary Connects the World.

We’re back at the Wakonda Club this week on February 14th and welcome Business Publications Owner and Chairman, Connie Wimer to the Podium of Des Moines beginning at noon.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)

President Shawn’s Rotary Roundabout Episode 30 February 4, 2019

Posted by shawnpci in Change Leadership, Club 27, Good Stuff to Share, Rotary, Rotary Club of Des Moines Iowa, Rotary District 6000, Rotary International.
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Hello Fellow Rotarians and Friends!

Here we are in February already!  Wow, how the time does fly!T1819_EN

This week Rotary Roundabout features an interview with fellow Rotarian, Jack Schreiber. I know you’re going to enjoy learning more about this dedicated and active Rotarian.

We also remind our club members that there will be no meeting on February 7th so that we can attend the February Fling on Friday, February 8th hosted by President-elect Don Flannery and his wife, Beth.

We also mention some upcoming Wheels Fellowship group activities and our District 6000 Annual Meeting coming up in May.

Thanks for all of the wonderful words of encouragement and support for Rotary Roundabout.  I very much appreciate them!

intro and outro music:  KANSAS:  Questions of my Childhood; LEFTOVERTURE, Kirschner Records, 1976 (c)