This week in Rotary
On November 14 at the Regular Thursday Meeting, Richard Buckler, New Mexico State Director Sister Cites spoke about the Sister Cities program which was founded by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1956.  Ruth Hashimoto founded the first Sister Cities in Albuquerque.  Albuquerque now has sister cities in 10 Countries including China and Turkmenistan.  The Newest Albuquerque Sister City is in Zambia.  Sister Cities works to strengthen economic and cultural ties between people in cities around the world.  Richard said he has visited Nagasaki and Sasebo in Japan., as well as cities in Turkmenistan. Sister Cities runs Youth Exchanges with cities  that are Sister Cities with Albuquerque in 10 countries.
Satellite member Steve Reynold  attended and won the Happy Bucks Raffle.  He donated the money to the Club to be used for a Raffle item for the Governors Ball.
Tomorrow, The Satellite Meeting at 5:15PM at Nexus Brewery will feature  a discussion  of the Rotary Foundation and the Rotary Del Sol Foundation.  All members are invited to attend.  
Tuesday morning November 19, 2019 at 7:00AM at Jimmys Cafe, the RDS Board will have its Regular Meeting.  Two very important items on the agenda:  1.  A possible increase in Meal Costs at Meals on Wheels and 2. Bylaws amendments dealing with Club Attendance and late Dues payments and an increase in the Board to 13 members to make the Satellite Group Chair a Director.  These are very important issues for our Club and all members are invited to attend. Any Bylaws changes approved  by the Board will be presented to the Membership for a vote before adoption.   
Thursday, November 21 at the Regular morning meeting we will be bidding farewell to Julie Frendle who is moving to Arizona on November 25.  Lets have a great turnout to honor a terrific Rotarian.
Thursday's speaker will be Joe Abbin, an Albuquerque Reserve Police Officer who will discuss "Crime in Albuquerque"
Christine Glidden asks all to remember the Fabric Drive which is currently underway.  A $12 Donation buys enough fabric for 1 kit for 1 woman to keep her at work or school for 3 years.  
Lance Ellis asks us all to take part in the Sock Drive sponsored by the East Mountain High Interact Club.  The socks should be new and can be dropped off at meetings through the first week in December.  Jeff Faulwell and Lance will deliver them to East Mountain High.
Chris Van Dyck, Service chair,  reminds us that tis the season for Heart Gallery Gift Tree and Beans and Rice.  Brian Fisher has stepped up to take on the Beans and Rice Drive which goes on through December.  You can bring Beans and Rice to meetings or just write a check to the Rotary Del Sol Foundation for Beans and Rice.  That money is then used to have Road Runner Food Bank purchase the Beans and Rice at a discount.
November 23 is the Ride to End Polio in Tucson featuring John Heck, Mitch Selking and James Morrison
On December 2, 2019 at 5:15 pm at Nexus Brewery we will be inducting our newest member, Conley McCoy.  Speaker at that meeting will be Greg Mann speaking on Covert Biological Weapons in Russia.
On December 15 at 5:00PM we will have our annual Holiday Party.  Venue as yet undetermined.
Lets all have a Great week in Rotary putting Service above Self.
Upcoming Events
Satellite Meeting
Nexus Brewery
Nov 18, 2019
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
RDS Board Meeting
Jimmy's Cafe
Nov 19, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Regular Club Meeting
Meals on Wheels Cafe
Nov 21, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Thanksgiving Holiday-N0 Meeting
Nov 28, 2019
Satellite Meeting
Nexus Brewery
Dec 02, 2019
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Regular Club Meeting
Meals on Wheels Cafe
Dec 05, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Rotary Del Sol Foundation Board Meting
US Eagle Federal Credit Union
Dec 10, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Regular Club Meeting
Meals on Wheels Cafe
Dec 12, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
RDS Holiday Party
Dec 15, 2019 5:00 PM
Regular Club Meeting
Meals in Wheels Cafe
Dec 19, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
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