Other Rotary service projects plannedHanna Turner presented a potential volunteer opportunity at the previous meeting. Due to her absence from this meeting, further updates will be available at the next meeting. A potential service project surrounding Veterans Day is under consideration. This comes as part of a discussion brought forth by guest Chief Master Sgt. Amanda Stewart from the Illinois Air National Guard. Some things potentially discussed were attendance at the Veterans Walk, laying wreaths on the gravesites of veterans, cleanup of the local war memorials, and a veterans breakfast.
Other businessRECI is seeking design ideas for various items of swag for its members using the Rotary brand. A more in-depth idea of offerings will be made clear in the upcoming months, with the current focus being on T-shirts. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. RECI meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, with occasional in-person events.
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