Melissa Rotary Club
Week of January 29th 2024

Volume 2024 | Issue 5

Theme of the month is: Peacebuilding



Morning Business  Meeting 7:30 to 8:30
Desserts by Craig N
Invocation by Mary G
Pledge by Dana C
4 Way Test by Eric S
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 818 9725 0665
Passcode: 794937
Participants should park in the back lot northeast of the Melissa ISD headquarters buildings.
Bring a friend or two
Our Meeting for Feb 1st will be a Business meeting with update reports from all committees.

Save the date:
Feb 8th           Lunch Meeting – Jake McMillen, Rough Riders and Chili Cookoff
Feb 15th           Morning Business Meeting
Feb 22nd           Evening Meeting – Larry Offerdahl, Coin Collecting
Feb 29th           No Meeting Fifth Thursday
Mar 7th           Morning Business Meeting
Mar 14th           Lunch Meeting – Blake Lindsay, Invision Dallas
Mar 21st           Morning Business Meeting
Last week's actions
Last week was our "Rotary at Night" community program reviewed global efforts to provide water and sanitation to the impoverished.
Rotarians Pete, (president), and Sharon Crean, (CEO), started Beyond Water in 2007 while they were living in Sydney, Australia. They are passionate about alleviating poverty across East Africa through the provision of safe, clean, drinking water, and sanitation facilities.
In 2012 they moved to Nairobi, Kenya, where they have spent the last 11 years building a team of nationals to facilitate the growing work of Beyond Water, in schools, medical clinics, and remote communities. They now have teams in New Zealand, Australia, the US, and Kenya to help fight water poverty.
To date, they assist over 240,000 people daily with clean water and sanitation facilities.
The Creans have been married for 35 years and have two grown daughters (Liz who is with them in Kenya), a son-in-law, and four grandchildren, based in Queensland
Little Dresses for Africa
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