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RI NEWS
2019-20 Rotary president selected

Mark Daniel Maloney selected to be 2019-20 Rotary

Rotary gives millions in grants to fight polio 2018

Rotary announces US $96.5 million to end polioEVANSTON, Ill. (August 15, 2018) — Rotary today announced nearly $100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of

Gladiator stars reunite at End Polio Now event

‘Gladiator’ stars reunite at End Polio Now

Rotarian helps clean rivers around the world

A challenge to clean the world's riversIn 2009, Salvador Rico stood in the waters of the Russian River in Northern California with other members of the Rotary Club of South Ukiah. They were there for a river cleanup, during which they

Rotary partners with Mediators Beyond Borders

Rotary partners with Mediators Beyond Borders to bring local solutions for lasting peaceEVANSTON, Ill. (Aug. 17, 2018) — Preventing conflicts from escalating into violent crises is 60 times more cost effective than intervening after

 
Welcome to Lancaster South Rotary

Welcome to our Club!

Lancaster-South

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:30 AM
Oak Leaf Manor
2101 Wabank Rd
Millersville, PA  17551
United States
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 Wednesday mornings at 7:30

 
Lancaster South Rotary News
Rotary Club of Lancaster South inducted Jim Frederick into the Club at the meeting on 19 September. Jim is the owner of Frederick Consulting Group, LLC, and a senior fellow at the Social Enterprise Institute at Elizabethtown College. From left to right - presenter Dick Kramer, inductee Jim Frederick, and sponsor Bob Wintsch. Welcome Jim!!
Rotary Club of Lancaster South is proud to announce the induction of two new members. From Left to right is Dick Kramer, presenter; Wayne Murray, with sponsor, Ray D'Agostino; Chuck Sawicki, co sponsor, Ann Taylor, new member and Bonnie Bowman, co sponsor. Welcome to the Club!
Rotary Club of Lancaster South swore in new officers for the 2018-2019 Rotary Year. From left to right are Dick Kramer, presenter;Charity Welch, incoming president; Rob Dangler, president elect; John Bomberger, vice president; Dale Hamby, outgoing president. Congratulations to all!
Watch Diane Dayton's interview with new President, Charity Welch.
 
 
 
In case you missed it, the Club met for a mixer to view and get a history of the antique car collection owned by Cal High. Not only did Cal have a great collection of antique cars in his museum, but also an incredible collection of antique toys, painstakingly made by hand by local and out of the area craftsmen. Great food and entertainment. Thanks to John Bomberger for making this event possible. All who attended had a great time. 
 
On October 18, 2017 Rotary Club of Lancaster South inducted Tere Villbrandt. From left to right, Dick Kramer, presenter, Tere Villbrandt, and Bonnie Bowman, sponsor. Congratulations Tere, and welcome to the Club!
 
 
 
 
President Dale Hamby presents a $1,000 check to Mark Cunningham, Executive Director of COBYS Family Services. COBYS is a Christian family service agency that provides foster care and adoption services; counseling for adults, children and families; and family life education.

COBYS plans to use the donation from Rotary Club of Lancaster South to expand its library of resources for foster children and for the families who care for these children. Caseworkers will use these books and other materials to help foster children process their experiences and to help equip foster/adoptive parents to understand and address their children's special needs.

COBYS receives funding from public and private sources. Considering state budget issues the past few years, adequate funding is not assured, and reduced public funding almost assuredly is. If you would like to help with a monetary donation, please make your check payable to COBYS Family Services, and send to 1417 Oregon Rd, Leola PA 17540. Or you can give online at cobys.org<http://cobys.org>.
Lancaster South Rotary's funnel cake stand at the Lampeter Fair benefits the social programs conducted by the YMCA. The Y is not just a gym, but operates many programs that benefit the community including summer camp programs for kids, CaRE(a rehabilitative exercise program for cancer patients), health and wellness programs, youth sports and fitness programs and adult sports and recreation programs, just to name a few. 
 
Here Rip Lawhead, chairman of the Magic Show program, presents a check in the amount of $2750 to Corey Swords from the YMCA as President Dale Hamby looks on.
Lancaster South Rotary inducted new member Rob Dangler on 26 July 2017. Rob is assistant superintendent of the Solanco School District rounding out representation for all three school districts supported by our Club. From left to right is Dick Kramer, Rob Dangler, and Bonnie Bowman, Rob's sponsor. Congratulations Rob, and welcome aboard!
 
Rotary Club of Lancaster South members are helping the Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership(LHOP) to renovate a house at 506 Poplar St. LHOP's mission is to create affordable housing and make neighborhoods a great place to live. If you would like to help out or donate funds to realize this cause, contact Ray D'Agostino at rdagostino@lhop.org. Check out more photos at our Rotary Facebook page.
 
 
 
On 1 February 2017 Rotary Club of Lancaster South is proud to announce that it has inducted 3 new members. From left to right is Dick Kramer(podium), Charity Welch with sponsor Chuck Sawicki, Lori Dierolf with sponsor Bonnie Bowman, and sponsor Bill Rouse with Mark Pedersen. Congratulations to all and welcome to our Club!
 
Each year Rotary Club of Lancaster South partners with the YMCA to present our annual Comedy and Magic Show. This year President Joe Revelt is proud to present a check to Cody Swords from the YMCA in the amount of $2500. If you have ever only thought of the YMCA as a place to go to get a good workout, check out this link, http://tinyurl.com/jlnuuma, for a list of the many community programs that they operate. The good works they do for the community cannot be understated. Many thanks to the YMCA for their support.
 
Left to right - Magic Show Chair Rip Lawhead, President Joe Revelt, Cody Swords.
 
Rotary Club of Lancaster South inducts new member Donna Perkins(second from left) at a ceremony on 26 October 2016. Welcome Donna!
 
New member, John Shoff, center, is inducted into the Club. Welcome John!!
 
On July 6, 2016 Rotary Club of Lancaster South installed incoming officers for the 2016-2017 Rotary year. From left to right are Master of Ceremonies, Dick Kramer, vice president Lixin Ji, president elect Dale Hamby, new president Joe Revelt, and outgoing president Martha MacAdam. Congratulations to all! 
Rotary Club of Lancaster South has partnered with The Dolly Parton Imagination Library to bring free books each month to kids from birth to 5 years old, who live in the Willow Street area. Don't miss the sign up at Darrenkamp's Market in Willow Street on Saturday, November 7. Dolly Parton started her free book program for kids in East Tennessee in 1995, and it became so popular that in the year 2000 she decided to make it available to any community, that was willing to partner with her. So come out to Darrenkamp's Market on November 7, and take part in a program that has so far benefited over 914,000 kids in the USA, Canada and the U.K. Our Rotarians are ready to help!
 
At the general membership meeting on June 24, 2015, Lancaster South Rotary installed its new officers for the 2015-2016 year. Having won the vote of the membership in a poll conducted for that purpose, outgoing president, Ray D'Agostino was honored with the Rotarian of the Year award. The award was well earned as Ray demonstrated outstanding leadership while overseeing a move to Oak Leaf Manor, the Club's third home in three years. Our incoming president is Martha MacAdam, and continuing in their posts will be Bob Wintsch, Treasurer, P J Roberts, Secretary, Cy Fritz, Seargeant at Arms, and Dan Hess, Foundation Chair. 
 

Paparazzi have captured an image of the anti technology activist, Dick Kramer, flashing a dumb phone. While admittedly not all that high tech, this development is a total contradiction of his past views. When asked about this conundrum, Dick responded that since he read a news article about ten years ago that the Amish were now using cell phones, he felt comfortable not being on the cutting edge of mainstream society. Reportedly, his supporters were disappointed at this repudiation of a lifestyle they have come to emulate. What's next in Dick's future? A combination fax machine/scanner? A smart phone? Only time will tell. Keep checking back for more developments.

President Ray D'Agostino presents a check in the amount of $725.00 to Rebecca Doumaux of Junior Achievement of Central PA to be used for programs at Penn Manor High School. 
 
Lancaster South Rotary Club President Ray D'Agostino presented a check for $500 from Lancaster South Rotary to Jeannine Strom Boyer, Lancaster County Program Director from Bridge of Hope. Bridge of Hope's mission is to "To assist single mothers, with dependent children, experiencing homelessness to secure permanent housing, stability and access to resources in their community through relationships with professional staff and mentoring friendships from local congregations".
 

The August 6, 2014 meeting for Lancaster South Rotary was hosted by Oak Leaf Manor, where we learned more about their efforts to help  create a community for WWII Veterans. Lynette Trout, President of Oak Leaf Manor, was the speaker and also shared the other community outreach programs in which they are engaged. Oak Leaf Manor is running a Veterans bus to Washington DC primarily for those vets who have not yet seen their memorial. But they are inviting any vet who wants to go to contact them. Please see the details below, and if you know of any veterans who have not yet seen the memorial, please pass this on to them. 

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Speakers
Dan Jurman
Sep 26, 2018
Welfare Reform & Combating Poverty
Dr. Susan Mellinger
Oct 03, 2018
Trip to the Village of Hope Guatemala(Volcano Eruption
Barbara Hough Roda
Oct 10, 2018
LNP's Community and Organizational Resources
Kendra Elliot
Oct 24, 2018
What the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region is Doing for the Community
 
Meeting Responsibilities
Greeter Roster
26 September
Darrenkamp, Joe
 
3 October
Wintsch, Bob
 
10 October
Long, Ken
 
17 October
Kramer, Dick
 
24 October
Murray, Mur
 
31 October
Trissel, Cathy
 
7 November
Lawhead, Rip
 
14 November
Leichliter, Michael
 
21 November
Trissel, Cathy
 
28 November
Gerber, Mary Ann
 
5 December Christmas Party
 
12 December
D'Agostino, Jr., Ray
 
 
Lancaster South Charitable Giving
The members of the Rotary Club of Lancaster South support local charities and causes through a program of periodic giving. Members nominate charities or causes at the weekly meeting and give a synopsis of why the cause is important to them. The charity or cause is supported solely by the members giving an extra donation at the door above the cost of breakfast. So far the Club has been able to donate an extra $500 per month on average. The past recipients are listed below.
Penn Manor Family Fund
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road." - Henry Ward Beecher
 

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