July 28th, 2017

This Week's Program:  
Cozy Wittman - College Inside Track - She will be sharing tips on the college search including financial aid info
This Past Week, July 21st, 2017:  
Sandhya Guptam, a guest of Carol Parrish, is speaking to us from the Aavishkaar Center for Science Arts & technology. The vision of Aavishkaar is to cultivate curious, creative and critical thinking citizens of tomorrowAavishkaar is a program of science and math to encourage hands-on learning through models, experiments, experience and projects. It aims to spread the culture of science and scientific inquiry in all learning communities, irrespective of their social or economic background.
  • Seeking Host Families for Youth Exchange student Juan from Argentina
  • Jeff Wosje has planned a lunch and golf event for this Thursday July 27th. Please let him know if you would like to be included if you have not already done so.
  • Please remember to ask Jim Crenna how you can be helpful for our annual fundraiser
Heart Safe Plymouth:  

We have trained 4,035 People and counting!

Russ, Norm, Don and team continue to train and impact the local community. 
Membership Drive:  
Please consider inviting guests to visit our weekly breakfast meeting.  A primary goal of moving to breakfast meetings is to make the meeting time more convenient for Plymouth professionals who commute out of the community for work. Now that we have moved to breakfast, please spread the word.
Foundation Giving:  

Please give to Rotary International and/or Polio Plus!

Our goal this year is $365 per member, which equals one dollar a day to potentially and positively change the life of another.  Any new member giving over $500 will be recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International. '
Please contact Bruce Behm with any questions on how to give and where to give at 763-550-9000.
General Information:  

Quarterly Invoices:  Please pay quarterly invoices promptly.  The Board continues to work with members that have outstanding balances.

Amazon Purchases:  Please remember to select RCOP Foundation when you make  on-line purchases at Amazon.Smile.   The Rotary Club of Plymouth Foundation is registered with Amazon and may be chosen when you make purchases through Amazon.Smile. Amazon will donate .05% of your total purchase to RCOP Foundation.  The AmazonSmile web site provides all the same products as the regular site, but in addition allows you to designate a charity which Amazon will support. Please tell your friends and associates who shop through Amazon Smile!  The contribution comes out of Amazon's pocket - not yours!  Click here to get started:  You Shop/ Amazon Gives!




Rotary Core Values:  Fellowship, Integrity, Diversity, Service, Leadership


The 4-Way Test:  Of the things we think, say or do:

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?


2017-2018 Rotary Theme:  "ROTARY: Making A Difference"


Meeting Roles (for month of July)
Sgt-at-Arms: Russ Carlson
Greeter: Clem Rasquinha
Fine Master: Rob Blakely
Invocation: Chad Zejdlik
Thank you to everyone that participates in the meetings.  If you are unable to take on the roles as assigned, please attempt to find someone to fill in for you.  Once you find someone or if you cannot find someone, please notify me at so that I can plan appropriately 




Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Russ Carlson
July 7
Spouse Birthdays
Mary Ortizcazarin
July 10
Join Date
James Bird
July 1, 1985
32 years
Margaret Li
July 1, 1998
19 years
President's Message
Jason Cardwell
member photo
Executives & Directors
Vice President
Club Administration
Rotary Foundation
Public Relations
Service Projects
Past President
Treasurer Support