C-U Sunrise Helps Distribute Food in Bement, IL

Ten C-U Sunrisers volunteered on Saturday morning to help distribute food to families. The event is put on by the Eastern Illinois Food Bank. 92 families were supplied with a variety of food ranging from can goods to produce. Over 3,000 pounds of food was given out in less than two hours.

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Blood Drive

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Become a Book Mentor

It is time for the Book Mentor program.  If you are interested in reading to a Headstart class once a month from October to May, let Barb Lintner know.  Ana needs volunteers for Urbana, Savoy and Rantoul.  She has dates for the sessions which she will share with you.  The training session will be September 23, but she will schedule more if needed.

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NO MORNING MEETING THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Instead, C-U Sunrise will be meeting at Krannert Perfoming Arts Center at 5pm for a club social during Uncorked. This is great opportunity to come and meet our members. Please join us.

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Get Your Bee Team Together!

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5th Annual Adult Team Spelling Bee

Friday, October 21
6 pm start |9 pm finals
CityView Banquet Center
Illinois Terminal, downtown Champaign
Time to register your team! Enjoy a night out, play games, win prizes and, who knows, you might even walk away with the coveted BEE trophy! Costumes encouraged.
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A “Fiery” Presentation from Ellen Fireman

Dr. Ellen Fireman, Department of Statistics, related statistics to the Four Truths and made stats interesting at 7 am!

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Cuba Trip

On Sept. 15, Gary and Michele Olson presented a program about their recent visit to Cuba. Their trip to Cuba was part of a large group of architects from the United States. While it was part of a AIA Lecture and Educational program, the group was also able to go out on their own and see people and the beauty of Cuba.

Michelle and Gary Olsen

Michelle and Gary Olsen

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Shelterbox Donation

Betsy Barringer, guest of Jeff Van Buren (left) and Gary and Michelle Olsen as she gives her eighth donation to Shelter Box USA in her husband’s memory. CU Sunrise president Rod Roberts in background.

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Eliana Brown educates Rotarians about water pollution

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Eliana Brown is the Outreach Specialist with the Illinois Water Resource Center. Eliana works with communities, Master Gardener organizations, and others to educate members on storm water pollution and best management practices

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Scholarship Student visits C-U Sunrise

Miranda Meng visited C-U Sunrise Rotary September 8 during our regular breakfast meetings. Miranda is the recipient of a Global Grant Scholarship. C-U Sunrise partnered with the Rotary Club of Taiwan to arrange for her to attend the University of Illinois this year.

Yi-Hsuan (Miranda) Meng

Yi-Hsuan (Miranda) Meng

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