Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Welcome to another issue of our weekly bulletin! Find out who our upcoming speakers are going to be and learn more about our club activities. Visit our website or like our Facebook page!
Shoe Party This Saturday, April 22nd, 2PM
Our shoe tying/packing party will be this Saturday, April 22nd, at 2:00 pm at Frances Reddis' home, 1219 SW Wintergreen Lane, Blue Springs, Mo 64015. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to Frances to let her know you'll be coming out to help.
Bloch Park Clean Up- May 6th, 10AM-Noon
It's that time again to clean up our favorite park! Please sign up with Erik Dickinson to help on May 6, 2017 from 10:00 AM to Noon, Bloch Cancer Survivor Park, corner of 48th & Roanoke on the Plaza in KCMO. The Urban Rangers are scheduled to help us, so let's be sure to have a great turn out. Bring your gloves and tools and be ready to tidy up the park.
Volunteer Opportunities with Urban Rangers
Many sweat equity opportunities are available to help the Urban Rangers. Please reach out to Erik Dickinson for more information.
Microcredit in Dominican Republic

These are a few of the new entrepreneurs the Rotary Microcredit fund has financed. Most are involved in home-based retail efforts but others are providing services to their communities

But most important these women are now providing a self-sufficient income for their families

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Santo Domingo Herrera and IDDI for being "boots on the ground" for this worthwhile project.  --Randy Steinman

To learn more about this program, visit our Facebook page.

Rotaract Camp Rise
When school is out for the summer, most children are thrilled. However, for more than 8,000 children experiencing homelessness in the Greater Kansas City area, this is often a scary and stressful time. Thousands lose stability, access to daily free meals and a place to feel safe and cared for. Most homeless shelters do not accept unaccompanied youth under 18 and there are minimal options for children of working parents who cannot afford day-care. Read more to learn how you can help.