Rotary Meeting Highlights 11-4
For those unable to attend today’s meeting, we had a lot of good information disbursed. There was a total of 17 people on the Zoom.
President Goggin started the meeting with a prayer by our Chaplain, the Pledge and the Rotary Four-Way Test.  He then introduced our guest, Mollie Ramella, who is interning at Bay High School on her way to becoming an administrator.
Terri announced that Our district received a Rotary International Disaster Grant to provide Covid assistance in the amount of $25,000.  Our project is to provide 7 local hospitals with level 2 isolation gowns.
Each of the 7 hospitals will receive 1500 gowns.  The hospitals include UH Geauga Community Hospital, Southwest General, Western Reserve Hospital - Cuyahoga Falls, Akron Childrens, UH Bedford, Cleveland Clinic Main campus, Cleve Clinic Ashtabula. The delivery of gowns will begin this Friday 11/6.
Andrew gave an update on Jack Young. Jack is doing better but still in the VA. He, along with Past District Governor Jack Harrig have kicked off a project to help other patients at the VA Hospital.
1) Clubs and organizations or individuals will purchase of CD books, tape books, games, puzzles, and crafts all  original factory sealed and of course new.  
2) Suggested book themes are action and mystery novels, as well as motivational materials. 
3) The objective is to help the men and women veterans keep their minds and bodies as active as possible as they are cared for and recover at the Louis Stokes veterans care center.
4) we want to let them know that there are those who care and are grateful for their service, welcome them home, and encourage their speedy recovery with whatever challenges they face.
5) Games can be for single use or multiple players. The same goes for crafts.
6) Each club can get their items to a central location IWe will arrange to pick them up, consolidate them and get them to the Cleveland VA care Center. Jack Young will coordinate the drop off process.
7) For emphasis, all products must be new and factory sealed.
Donated items can be dropped off at the Library by noon Tuesday  and Andrew will see that they are delivered to the VA.
We have $650 left in our member’s request donation account. If you know of a worthy organization that could use the money, submit your request along with the organization’s name and mission statement to Joe Hudak or Mark Grimm my Friday November 13th.
Terri moved and Jim second that the club approve the amended By-laws that had been sent to all members a couple weeks ago. After some discussion regarding the quorum issue, the vote was called and the motion passed. Andrew has uploaded a link to our website where you can find the latest version of our By-laws. A big thanks to Herb Hoppe for his countless hours spent on this project. 
We next heard from our speaker, our own member and author Emiljano Citaku. Emiljano spoke about his new book, “What If? Your guide to making the best decisions ever.” It was a very interesting and informative talk as Emiljano talked about his mentors, his journey, and his goals. The book is available on
Andrew talked briefly about his involvement in Leadership Ohio and suggested that all members take a few minutes and get to know that organization.
Congratulations to Terri and David Speck who celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on November 3rd.