Our speaker this week will be our own Marushka Jilek, District 6990 and Vice President, Rotary Club of Hallandale Beach Foundation. The Rotary Foundation is an important source of funding for local and international programs.
|MESSAGE FROM OUR GOVERNOR MICHAEL KESTI, DISTRICT 6990
ROTARY - TURKEY/SYRIA EARTHQUAKE DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORTS
As Rotarians our hearts go out to those in need following the devastation from the recent Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria! As a District we will be collecting funds as well as supporting and participating in Rotary Disaster Grants in this effort. Additionally, we have the opportunity to provide some hands-on volunteer efforts.
To donate and request donations, please utilize the following link to our District Foundation Account for this Disaster: Donate Now!
Also, for those that want to provide hands-on assistance, we are coordinating dates and times to volunteer at Global Empowerment Mission. They need assistance packing and sorting supplies in their Florida Headquarters in Doral.
A schedule and additional information will follow shortly and we’ll update it as additional opportunities for volunteering are available.
|WED., MARCH 15TH & WED., MARCH 21ST - SWIM FOR JENNY WEEK
YMCA SWIMSUIT DRIVE
If everyone would bring swimsuits starting Wednesday, March 15th and on March 22nd Julia will drop them off at the YMCA for you. You can also bring to the Progressive Dinner on Thursday evening March 30th.
March 20th - 24th - Volunteers are needed to help with registration 3 PM - 8 PM. Please let Marushka know if you can volunteer.
Florida leads the nation in drownings — and The YMCA of South Florida has a mission to educate our community and children about Water Safety and Drowning Prevention techniques. Our goal is to make sure all children have the tools and ability to be introduced to swim lessons.
In support our Swim For Jenny weeky by donating a swim suit. We serve all ages, so donations from sizes Child-Adult are appreciated.
If interested in donating or participating in Swim for Jenny week - visit any YMCA location across South Florida for more details. Official Website: ymcasouthflorida.org
|SAT., MARCH 18TH @ 7:30 AM - RLI (ROTARY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE)
KEISER UNIVERSITY FTL CAMPUS (IN PERSON)
At RLI, our purpose is to give you the necessary tools and skills to be better Rotarians. As in every endeavor, the more you know about anything, the more interesting it becomes. Rotary is most assuredly one of those areas that the more you put into it, the more you get out of it. RLI can make that possible for you. Graduates of RLI are more likely to remain in, and be a bigger part of Rotary, than any other demographic. Register NOW for RLI - Fort Lauderdale- 6990.
No 'walk-ins' allowed, so you must register on DACdb.
|SAT., MARCH 25TH FAMILY FUN DAY
PAL OF HALLANDALE BEACH / PETER BLUESTEN PARK
Family Fun Day, Fly a Kite, Peter Bluesten Park, if anyone is interested in participating in setting up a table for Rotary please contact Alex at 305-903-3009.
|THU., MARCH 30TH @ 6:00 PM
ROTARY CLUB PROGRESSIVE DINNER
Invite your friends, family, and potential new members!
Progressive Dinner, $55 when you register & pay on or before March 15th - then price goes up to $65
|SAT., APRIL 8TH @ 10:00 AM - CITY OF HALLANDALE BEACH
'EGG' STRAVAGANZA at PETER BLUESTEN PARK
Our traditional and much loved Easter Egg hunt is back! Bring your basket and see who can get the most eggs in this fast paced and super fun events.
The hunts will be separated into four age groups, there will be plenty of fun for everyone! The hunts start promptly at 10am and the bounce hours, food trucks, and vendors are open immediately following.
Food will be available for sale. All activities are free of charge. Colleen has committed to bake 500 cookies for us to participate and help the Children decorate! Several of us volunteered at this Event before COVID. It was super FUN! Please contact Colleen to sign up!
|SAT., APRIL 15TH - 41ST ANNIVERSARY OF BAYNANZA
CLEANUP BISCAYNE BAY
Please join us on the 41st Anniversary of Baynanza, with multiple locations across Miami-Dade County, as we clean up Biscayne Bay. This event will be held on April 15th from 9:00 AM to noon. Signing up is really simple. First, go on the Baynanza website and select two locations where you want to clean up the beaches. When you are on the website, scroll down to where it says: "Baynanza 2023 Sites"; that's where the locations are noted.
Baynanza website: Click here for the Baynanza website
Once you have decided on the locations (first and second choices) where you want to cleanup beaches, then click where it says: Register for Baynanza Today."
|WED., APRIL 19TH @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
"BUSINESS AFTER HOURS" at JUNIPER ON THE WATER
Cocktails & networking business after hours - Limited Capacity | Must RSVP to Attend | No Walk-Ins
Members: $10 (Online) / Non-Members: $25