“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” ― Emily Post 

 

“Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” ― Maya Angelou 

 

  “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ― Helen Keller 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

There was no regular meeting last week.

 

 

  Sept 6th Septh 13th Sept 20th Sept 27th
Introductions Ethan Chew Paul Conforti Diana Dummitt Ata Durukan
Reflection Oktay Baran Michelle Barbey Keith Brandau Ethan Chew
Greeters Ethan Chew Paul Conforti Diana Dummitt Ata Durukan
Ben Mast John McDaniel Phyllis Mischo Scott Paceley
Song Leader Bob La Charite Candy Loyd Ben Mast John McDaniel

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE (with program committee member responsible listed in parentheses)

September 6th – Emily Reichman, Hope Lives Rescue Ranch (David)

September 13th – Lola Lewis, Donation Liaison, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network (Phyllis)

September 20th – Deb Feinen, Mayor, City of Champaign (Tom)

September 27th – Benjamin Lapid, Traditions in Jewish weddings (Bob)

October 4th – TBD (David)

October 11th – TBD (Charlie)

October 18th – Kate Williams, Associate Professor, UIUC, and Abdul Alkalima, Professor Emeritus, African American Studies, UIUC, will discuss New Philadelphia, the early settlement in western Illinois  (Ed)

October 25th – Chris Gleason, Executive Director, Rosecrance Central Illinois, will speak about the heroin/opioid crisis in central Illinois (Phyllis)

November 1st – TBD (Tom)

November 8th – TBD (Bob)

November 15th – TBD (Charlie)

November 22nd – No Meeting – Thanksgiving

November 29th – TBD (David)