“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” ― Richard Bach 


“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” ― Martin Luther King, Jr. 


“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ― Albert Schweitzer


“If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.” ― Lyndon B. Johnson 


“A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.” ― Henry Ward Beecher




There was no program last week due to Thanksgiving.


Bob La Charite has changed his email address to <boblacharite305@gmail.com> and asks that his fellow Rotarians to update their records accordingly.




  Dec 1st Dec 8th Dec 15th Dec 22nd
Introductions John McDaniel Ben Mast Phyllis Mischo Scott Paceley
Invocation Laura Auteberry Oktay Baran Keith Brandau Reuben Chambers
Greeters John McDaniel Ben Mast Phyllis Mischo Scott Paceley
Michelle Barbey Jen Shelby Michelle Barbey Michelle Barbey
Song Leader Ed Perry Tod Satterthwaite Jen Shelby Lou Simpson
Notetaker Perry Penwell Hodson Lintner



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

December 1st – Club Assembly

December 8th – Janice Jayes, Instructional Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, will discuss the state of ISIS today (Bob)

December 15th – Isak Griffiths, Executive Director, Courage Connections (Laura)

December 22nd – Mitch Davis, Muscular Dystrophy Association (Mary)

December 29th – No AM meeting; evening social instead?

January 5th – Family Meeting? (Phyllis)

January 12th – TBD (Tod)

January 19th – TBD (Tom)

January 26th – Josh Whitman, Athletic Director, UIUC (Bob)

February 2nd – TBD (Laura)

February 9th – TBD (Mary)

February 16th- Nick Osborne, Director, Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, UIUC (Phyllis)

February 23rd – TBD (Tod)