Weekly Newsletter | September 26, 2017

Message from President Bruce
Hi, dear Rotary Friends!
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise . . .” Another great declaration about what we Rotarians are about!
How are you serving? Have you found your niche? Or is it time for a new challenge? Well, Rotary Club of Salem (“A Club that gets things done!”) has several areas of service. . .
Rotary Triathlon of Salem, Sunday, Oct. 1. Our event leaders need more volunteers to help the morning of this race. Can you lend a hand? Please sign up here. We really you need you!
Interact and Rotaract. Two clubs for younger folks (high school, young pros) our club sponsors. We need folks to guide and mentor these groups of neat people. Please see Fara Etzel if you can lend a hand. Maybe this is your area!
-Rotary Blood Drive, Oct. 17. See Tim Nissen to register.
-Committees, committeesClick here for service opportunities. Your time and help in these areas of our club is appreciated!
Coming attractions for your volunteer schedule:
-Good Works event, Feb 10, 2018. As the City’s Selection Committee has made their decision on the Centennial Amphitheater Design, things continue to move forward on fundraising and event planning. You can help by serving on a committee and coming to what will be an amazing event!
-District 5100 Conference, Salem, May 17-20, 2018. We’re privileged and honored to be the Host Club for our District Governor – our own, Renee Campbell! And to be hosting this year’s meeting, too! We’ll be coming to you for your chance to help out with this great event!
DON’T FORGET . . .this month’s Bellringers are being enhanced by matching dollars from some of our fellow Salem Rotarians! It’s a great time to get yours at this week’s meeting!  Please get this week’s Bellringer information to Dale Penn at dalep@cfmpdx.com.
See you at Rotary!
Tomorrow’s Meeting
September 27 – Willamette Heritage Center
Program – Positive Coaching Alliance
Ben Dudley, of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) will tell us about his organization’s mission to transform the culture of youth sports so that kids can have a positive, character-building experience.
Founded at Stanford University, PC

A provides research-based training for leaders, coaches, parents and athletes that has reached almost 9 million kids. Ben Dudley is Executive Director of PCA’s Portland chapter. http://www.positivecoach.org/the-power-of-positive/
Program Chair: Larry Gray