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Minutarian Week 16: October 18, 2021

Last Call, Last Call!

Third and final call for nominations for District Governor of 6970. This special Rotarian will honor and will be serving as our district leader for the Rotary year of 2024 to 2025. To learn about the required qualifications and to find out how to nominate someone, please see the link to our District 6970 website.

Please consider nominating a special Rotarian for this very important Rotary position. Please note the deadline for nominations is November 1, 2021.

If you have any questions on how to nominate someone or what the qualifications are to be District Governor, please contact PDG Jeanette Loftus at (386) 931-9030.

We are so very close!

We’re down to just two cases this year of the Wild Polio virus! Please join me in finally putting an end to polio.

Upcoming Rotary Events!

District Conference and Vibrant Club Seminar – You don’t want to miss out on the fun.

Our District Celebration / Vibrant Club Seminar is nearing. Have you signed up? You will not want to miss this great event.

Flamingo Celebration & Vibrant Club Seminar

November 5th & 6th at the Renaissance World Golf Village!

Click here to Register for the Events – they are ala carte, so come for a little or come for them all.
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The Rotary Hotel Special expires October 21st so get your rooms booked today. Click here to Book your group rate for Rotary District 6970 – 2021 District Conference

We will celebrate the 2020-2021 Flamingo Year in style with a Beach Bash on Saturday Evening.

Houston – We STILL have lift off!

Please don’t forget to signup for our International Convention which will be held June 4th through 8th, 2022 in Houston.

You don’t want to miss out on the early bird registration prices, but more importantly, you don’t want to miss out on getting our hotel room reserved. Rooms near the convention are filling up!

Ride to End POLIO Challenge

The Rotary Club of Greater Gainesville Presents the Rotary Ride for Polio Challenge, Sunday October 24th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For your ride slot, contact the Rotary Club of Greater Gainesville President Rick Fabiani at

Major Donor Reception – In conjunction with District Conference.

Please join us at the upcoming Major Donor Reception to be held immediately preceding the District Conference Celebration on November 6th. We will meet outside on the terrace at the Renaissance at World Golf Village for food, refreshments and fellowship as we recognize and show appreciation to our newest Major Donors and Arch Klumpf Society members.

We will also hear from inspirational guest speaker, PDG Wayne Nomura, who is the Rotary Foundation’s Technical Coordinator Chair of Cadres in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Register online for the Major Donor Reception and/or the District Conference Celebration at

Or, if you prefer, email PDG Ken Baker at by October 25th to RSVP for the Major Donor Event only.


Pirates on the Edge, November 13th, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Menard May Park, Edgewater. Brought to you by the Rotary Club of Edgewater.

Community Shredding Event

Brought to you by the Rotary Club of Palm Valley – Saturday November 13th, 10:00 a.m. to noon.

For more information please see the following link:

Send me your clubs upcoming events with a link if you have it and I’ll get it in the Minutarian, so we share with the other Rotarians in our District.

Pic of the Week

RLI is back! We had a very successful RLI the past weekend. I had a great time sharing ideas and learning new things with Rotarians and facilitators from all over our district and beyond.

Service Above Self,