Opening of Meeting
The meeting was opened with an invocation led by Fred Salek, who prayed for the safety of our troops in Afganistan, and then, President Larry led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-Way Test.
After enjoying our meal and conversation, Doug Newell reported attendance of 21 Rotarians in person, several joined on Zoom, and one guest, Lina Ma, a friend of Ken Farabaugh
Eric Gladhill won $18
Happy Bucks
Ken Farabaugh, $1.00 for Lina becoming a member of our Rotary club and $1.00 for attending the Adams County Land Conservancy picnic on Sunday where it was announced they now have helped preserve over 12,000 acres of land in Adams County.
Eric Gladhill, $2.00 for winning the 50/50 drawing and $2.00 for the pending arrival of his grandson.
  • President Larry Redding announced the Rotary Executive Board will meet Wednesday, August 18 at 7:30 a.m. via Zoom
  • President Larry Redding announced that the Wednesday afternoon Rotary Club is looking at resurrecting the club’s Oktoberfest celebration. The Wednesday Club is looking for volunteers to assist and their next meeting will be Wednesday, August 25 at 4:30 p.m. at Mela Kitchen to discuss the event, all Rotary club members and friends are invited to attend
King of Prussia PA Rotary - Newsletter - Archive (Oct 1, 2013)
Paul Quintavalla, spoke to the club today on behalf of Rotaplast International. The Rotaplast organization is committed to helping children and families worldwide by eliminating the burden of cleft lip and/or palate, burn scarring, and other deformities.  Peter gave a detailed presentation on the history and the incredible work done by the Rotaplast organization. Rotaplast was founded in 1992 by one of the San Francisco Rotary clubs and has traveled to 26 countries performing cleft lip and cleft palate plastic surgeries along with plastic surgeries on serious burn victims. The Rotaplast group takes 10-12 missions per year and performs 100 surgeries on each mission with each mission costing $115,000. The Rotaplast program since 1992 has done more than 23,000 surgeries with many of the surgeries being done on children but also some surgeries are also done on adults. The Rotaplast Mission trips last 15 days and include 10 Rotarians and 29 medical personnel. Paul stated that the Rotaplast program is always looking for Rotarians to volunteer for one of their trips. Any Rotarians interested should reach out to Paul for more information. The Rotaplast International motto is saving smiles and changing lives.
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The Rotary Club of Gettysburg meets Mondays at 12 noon via Zoom and 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Rosie's Restaurant in New Oxford.