“You will never able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say.” – Paul Coelho
“Every day is a new day, and you’ll never able to find happiness if you don’t move on.” – Carrie Underwood
“Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” – Rumi
Last week’s meeting featured the annual CUSR Holiday Party Extravaganza.  Thanks to all who attended!


  Dec 20th Dec 27th Jan 3rd Jan 10th
Introductions Scott Paceley Robb Patton Allan Penwell Ed Perry
Reflection Ben Mast John McDaniel Phyllis Mischo Scott Paceley
Greeters Scott Paceley Robb Patton Allan Penwell Ed Perry
Oktay Baran Michelle Barbey Keith Brandau Ethan Chew
Song Leader Charlie Smith Mary Kay Smithy Adam Wright Oktay Baran
Notetaker Perry Penwell Hodson Conforti

UPCOMING SCHEDULE (with program committee member responsible listed in parentheses)
December 20th –  Maarten DeWitte will discuss diamonds and diamond cutting (Tom)
December 27th – TBD (Bob)
January 3rd -Jori Orsini, the Executive Director of Lodgic, will talk about the Lodgic Every Day Community, our new meeting place (Charlie)
January 10th – Kim Gooling from Habitat for Humanity (Bob)
January 17th – PDG Larry Howell will discuss the Heart to Heart Zone trip to Mexico (Mary)
January 24th – Viktor Gruev, Associate Professor, UI Electrical and Computer Engineering, will speak about his research applications [self-driving cars, cancer detection, ocean exploration]  of a bio-inspired camera (Phyllis)
January 31st – TBD (Tom)
February 7th – Tiffani Henry will discuss Rotary Youth Exchange (David)