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Rotamorr February 27th

Andrea Buckman  | Published on 3/6/2018
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ROTAMORR   February 27th, 2018


Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Morris, Illinois

Chartered July 1, 1915

“Celebrating 101 Years”

  February 27th, 2018

Open Eye Communications


            Open Eye has a passionate belief that each body has an innate ability and desire to heal itself with given the right nutrition, lifestyle, surroundings, beliefs and faith.  
   Lifelong Learners is a group of health-minded individuals who meeting twice monthly at the Greenhouse in Morris to learn and discuss current health issues that are affecting the majority of the nation.  At OEC they also offer Thermography Full Body Scans.  The Thermograph scans help in prevention and early detection of precursors to heart disease, vascular obstruction, autoimmune disorders, breast health for women, prostate health for med, skeletal and neural dysfunction for everyone.  This is a no touching, no compression, no radiation option for better health.  March 5th and June 6th they will be at the Morris Greenhouse doing their Thermography. 


   OEC works with Tower Road Microgreens which is a local grower of organically grown microgreens.  

   Here is an exsample of a few things they grow:
Arugula, Beet, Broccoli, Cilantro, Mustard, Peas, Radish, Spicy Salad Mix, Sunflower, and Tower Roadmix.
   Microgreens can be used as edible garnish, put in smoothies/sandwiches/wraps, on top of burgers/pizza, soups, salads or just about anything.  


                         A special thank you to Cindy Shroba for coming today tonight!


* As of 7/25/17 - Updated location for meetings in Maria's Ristorante and Pizzeria*
  - Location: 1591 N Division Street
                    Morris, IL 60450
  - At Maria's, members will be billed for food on quarterly Statements. *only if you eat*



 Upcoming Events:
  • May 5 - 6th - District Conference in Burr Ridge - Need one VOLUNTEER (2 people Rotarian/Spouse) which is already paid. 
  • July 20th - Joliet Slammers Game - Rotary Night - everyone is required to buy a minimum of 2 tickets
  • September 15th - SHRED Day at Morris Building and Loan from 9am to 1pm


Meeting Recap:
  • Charlie opened the meeting at 5:45 pm. 
  • Starting 7/25 will be meeting at Maria's Ristorante and Pizzeria at 1591 N Division Street, Morris,IL


 Charlie Gibbs

Pledge of Allegiance

 Arthur Hornsby

Four-Way Test

Andrea Buckman


Jim Wright

Guests:  Cindy Shroba

Sergeant-at-Arms –  

$$Happy Bucks$$


Heads & Tails Winner:   Tom Talarico

THE FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think say or do:
First: Is it the TRUTH? Third: Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Second: Is it FAIR to all concerned? Fourth: Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

The next Morris Rotary meeting will be held on March 6th, Maria's Ristorante @ 5:45pm.

*The Club continues to look for new members to continue to grow the membership. If interested in attending a meeting please feel free to join us anytime. We have adjusted our meeting times to start at 5:45 pm on Tuesday nights and to conclude by 6:45 pm with an option to have dinner immediately following.*

  2017-2018 Calendar of Events  
Date Program
March         6th Jamie Mack, Morris Hospital - Rythem of our Youth 
March       13th Ritch Mitchell - The Future of Morris Rotary
March       20th TBA
March       27th TBA
April           3rd Back Packing @ White Oak  


Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
  1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  2. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  3. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;
  4. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Club Officers 2017-2018
President ** Charlie Gibbs
President-Elect **  
Vice-President/Programs ** Need VP – Deb Baker (Programs)
Secretary ** Andrea Buckman
Treasurer ** Tom Talarico
Sergeant-at-Arms ** Jim Ringer
Directors & Committee Chairs 2017-2018
Club Service Projects Director ** Amy Carr
Club Administration Director ** Charlie Gibbs
Club Membership Director ** Alan Ferrari
International Service Director ** Art Hornsby
Rotary Foundation John Carr
Charity Fundraiser  
Scholarship Committee Chair Jim Wright
Back Pack Committee Chair Alan Ferrari
ROTAMORR Editor Amy Carr
Public Relations Chair Rich Mitchell
District Assistant Governor Lisa Allen
Youth Chair/Interact Liaison Amy Carr
Planning Committee Draw Down Amy Carr
Interact Advisor – Morris Community H.S. Amy Carr




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