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West Shore

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Aviator Pub & Restaurant
20920 Brookpark Rd
Cleveland, OH 44135
United States of America
First and Third Tuesday of each month at Noon
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Fairview High School Scholarship Awarded
On Tuesday, May 10th, The West Shore Rotary Club president, Georg Newman, awarded Fairview High School Senior, Jack Kelly, a $1500 scholarship.  Good luck in your future endeavors, Jack.
Tom Eble Honored for 50 Years of Service
On April 28th at the Rotary District 6630 Conference & Leadership Assembly, Tom Eble, West Shore Rotary Foundation Chair and  four time Past President, was honored for his 50 years of service in Rotary.
Congratulations Tom!
   April 18, 2023 speaker, Bill Marshall, a program manager at NASA Glenn, speaking on the Artemis project. Bill gave us a briefing on the Artemis missions to the Moon...and beyond.
   Bill was introduced by our West Shore Rotary President-Elect, Khory Katz
West Shore Rotary Presents
Bob DiBiasio
Cleveland Guardians Sr. VP of Public Affairs
Tuesday, May 9th, 2023 @ 11:30 AM
Located at The Aviator Restaurant and Pub 20920 Brookpark Rd. Cleveland, Ohio
$35 per person – Buffet lunch
A state of the Guardians presentation-discussion with Bob and Q&A. Bob DiBiasio is entering his 45th season in Major League Baseball. He started with the Cleveland Indians in 1979 as Assistant PR Director, was named Director of PR in 1980, and named Vice President of PR in 1988. The Lakewood, Ohio native was promoted to his current position in 2011. His lone season away from the Tribe was 1987 when he served as PR Director for the Atlanta Braves. 

Pre-Register by May 4th, 2023
Offline Registration Also Available:
Through a West Shore Rotary Club Member Attend a Meeting (First and Third Tuesdays at Noon, @ The Aviator) Check Payable to "West Shore Rotary" Mailed to West Shore Rotary, c/o JM Dawson, CPA, Inc, PO Box 517, North Olmsted, Ohio 44070 Please include Name of those Attending and a Phone Number or Email Address.
Invite your clients, friends, associates, spouse and others.
Let’s talk Guardians! 
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Our president George Newman and fellow member, Mary Ann Jackson attended the All Ohio President Elect Training Seminar (PETS) on March 10th and11th,
George Newman, RI 2023-2024 President-Elect, Gordon McInally.
 2023-2024  President Elects
Kory Katz and Patricia Walton are awarded their official Blue Badge Membership badges by President George Newman.
Congratulations Kory and Patty on your membership to the West Shore Rotary Club. We are glad to have you as members!
The West Shore Rotary members (group photo) and families enjoyed dinner and their company at a Christmas Dinner at the Aviator restaurant. One of our oldest members (55 years), Dick Robinson, joined us as well.
What a good looking group!
West Shore Rotary Christmas
Wreath Sale
The wreaths are ready for pick up at Puritas Nursery,
The Bow Tying was on Monday, Nov 21st. Thank you to Dale, club member and owner of Puritas Nursery for supplying the beautiful wreaths that we sold and to the following hard working bow tying team...Mary Ann Jackson, Tiffany Hill, Mark Miller, Mike Aerni, Patty Walton, Luisa Heimburger and the just in time, Bob & Anne Leusch.
It was great spending an evening together with our fellow Rotarians!
The Fairview Park Chamber of Commerce 2022 Business Expo
October 27, 2022 
Our President, George Newman and Secretary, Mary Ann Jackson maned a booth at the Fairview Park Chamber of Commerce Business Expo at Great Northern Mall.
Spreading the Rotary news!
Welcome three new members to our club: Khory Katz, Jacqueline Krupp and Patricia Walton. 
Doing the induction honors is George Newman, President 2022-2023.
Khory Katz- Financial Advisor with Edward Jones  
Jacqueline Krupp - Sales for Zono Technologies
Patricia Walton- Education & National Park Service - Retired
The 2022 5K Race and 1Mile Fun Run was a huge success, the weather was perfect and the runners were many!  Thanks go out to Bill Wagner, who chaired the event this year and all the previous years that we've had this fundraiser.  Thanks also go out to our sponsors and the volunteers, Rotarians and non Rotarians alike (you know who you are!).  We couldn't have done it without your help and dedication!
Congratulations to Frank Di Lalla, fellow West Shore Rotary member, who was a participant in the race and came in second in his class.  Way to go Frank!
More photos enclosed...
Class of 2022 West Shore Rotary Scholarship ($1,500) recipients
Fairview High School
Parker O. Weitzel
North Olmsted High School
Sam C. Gioia
Saint Joseph Academy
Molly E. Hanna
John Marshall High School
Maria Faye Palma
Our District 6630 donated monies to pay for 22 complete beds (bedding an all) for the children of Lorain County.  On May 14th we cut, sanded, dipped and drilled enough wood for 42 beds! What an achievement for 4 hours of work.  
The district project this year is to help Good Knights of Lorain County fulfill its mission to give every child a bed to sleep on.  Their motto is "Every Child Deserves a Good Night"
A good night’s sleep is fundamental to good health, good academic performance, and a positive way of living. Too many children in our community have to sleep on cold, hard floors or in other uncomfortable conditions. Our volunteers do their best to help them, with one bed at a time.
We helped build beds at their facility at 1935 Cooper Foster Park Dr., Amherst, OH 44001 on Saturday, May 14th, 2022.
It was a good thing!
Just back from the North Olmsted Community Parade, in which your West Shore Rotary Club had a presence. Eric (who still plays hockey!) and Amy Wagner (along with their children Reagan and Grant) walked the parade route and handed out candy. Very much appreciated. (We only got a little wet.)  Submitted by Don Auble
Our North Olmsted High School class of '21 recipient of a West Shore Rotary $1,500 scholarship, Owen Conway,  had already started at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (King's Point NY) but was injured there and will be rejoining his class next year. In the meantime he's going to Cleveland State U., taking STEM and Mechanical Engineering classes, with the goal of a Maritime Engineering degree from USMMA.
(Submitted by Don Auble - Scholarship Chair)
Acknowledging Angelo Russo as our out going president for 2021-2022.  
A nice party and plaque was given in his honor for his tenure and our thanks. At Angelo's side is his lovely wife, Karlie.  Thank you Angelo for your dedicated service to our club.
It is my pleasure to announce that beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021,  The West Shore Rotary Club will once again be hosting our luncheon meetings in-person.
Because the 100th Bomb Group is closed, we have decided to hold ALL FUTURE meetings at Arturo's Bar & Grill, 26679 Brookpark Extension, North Olmstead, 44070, at 12 noon.  
The cost will remain $20, and there are 5 lunch items to choose from.  Luncheon tickets will also be available for purchase.
We are excited to see all of you again and visit with your fellow Rotarians.  We are also looking to expand our club's membership, and would welcome any guests you would like to bring.

Mary Ann Jackson

The West Shore Rotary Club 

What does Rotary do?

Eight little words give us the answer.
This is a letter found in the Rotarian magazine, November 2017 issue. 
Written by Joseph J. Kovarik, Cottage Grove, Minn.
RI President Ian H.S. Riseley expressed his concern, in the August president's message, that we have "had a difficult time conveying the scope of our work."  Later he asks, "What does Rotary do?"  I'd like to offer an answer in just eight words.  The compact response is derived from posing three questions: What do we do? Where do we do it? How do we do it?
What do we do? Improve people's lives.
Where do we do it? Locally and globally.
How do we do it? Through service.
Such a mission-minded claim underscores our action orientation.  We just observe that we are a leadership organization with a deceptively singular force: Improve peoples lives, locally and globally, through service.  We can reduce our statement to six words if we adopt the portmanteau word used by Atlanta's mayor, Kasim Reed, in his speech at the Rotary International Convention: "glocal".  Our alternate six-word definition of Rotary could read: Improve peoples lives glocally, through service.  
Your choice - eight or six words - in our continuing effort to assert the essence of Rotary.
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