Volume 1 | Issue 1

Published September 8, 2020
President's Message
Welcome to our very first bi-monthly newsletter. I'm thrilled to bring you one concise way to provide you with news and information all pertaining to our amazing club! Every two weeks you will receive an updated newsletter with meeting information, events, service projects, club awards and more.
I hope each of you enjoyed a wonderful (and steamy) Labor Day. Just in time, our club was awarded for our had work with a Platinum Distinction for last years efforts. I know it is Immediate Past President Kim Fly's attention to details that got us there. I am so proud of our club's hard work and the accolades we have received. 
The Criteria for this achievement is 3 goals from this list:
* Connect Leaders, Achieve a gain of 5 or more members
* Connect Families, Organize a family oriented service project.
* Connects members families, youth program participants, and others
* Connect Professionally, Initiate or continue a leadership, personal, or professional development program to enhance members skills.
* Connect your club and its service activities on social media at least 4 times a month.
Of  course the other levels must be achieved first 
The Month of September the Rotary theme is Basic Education and literacy which fits right in with our Dictionary
project for the third graders of The Carpinteria School District. Sheila Murphy has done a wonderful job of pulling this together for us in this time of Covid.
President Karen Glancy
P.S. I hope to see you all at my house for Books and Brats this Thursday.
Club Meetings 
Zoom Code: 870 970 1275 Password: Carpclub1
September 9
Bill Tobin
All of our lives are being affected by Coronavirus in some way, but those living in refugee camps or in makeshift settlements are particularly vulnerable.
How is ShelterBox adapting and scaling its response to this Global Pandemic? 
September 16
Nanette Mcintyre
The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety over what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Nanette will show us helpful wellness tips to staying healthy in mind and spirit.
Upcoming Events
Books and Brats 
Thursday Sept 10th
6:00 PM
President's House
6180 Via Real#54 (Vista de Santa Barbara Park)
Help put labels on school dictionaries and enjoy barbecued Brats from Club President Karen's grill. Bring a shared pot luck item. RSVP to Karen via text if you plan to attend. 805-444 -7848. Please park at the club house in the guest parking.
Hike to End Polio
District 5240 Fundraising Project for Polio 

August 1 – October 31, 2020

Are you ready to help kick Polio's butt? Do you want to do something to raise funds for Rotary's Polio Plus program even during COVID? Jump in to the Step Up for Polio project, part of a multi-district Step Up for Rotary effort to raise funds for Rotary causes through personal fitness challenges. Joining is simple:
First...Pick your fitness activity and your personal fitness goal for raising funds for Polio Plus;
Second... create a personal fundraising page on the Step Up for Rotary website https://www.stepupforrotary.com/ 
Third...share your fundraising page with friends and family (and anyone else you can think of) asking for donations to support your Polio fundraising. 
Want to learn more? 
Let's do this together! Have fun, get fit, and save lives by raising funds for Polio.
Club Awards

Platinum Distinction
Carpinteria Morning Rotary received the Rotary Citation from Rotary International at the Platinum level scoring an 8 out of 9 possible points. A Rotary citation is earned by achieving goals that strengthen Rotary and the club. Goals include increasing club membership, developing sustainable service projects, giving to the Rotary Foundation, and building awareness of Rotary in the community.
Person of Action Award
Club Member Beth Cox won the District person of action award for a member who made significant impact on the club and community. Each club was given one person to award with the person chosen by the President.

Get Your Club Mask

If you have not received your Rotary Club of Carpinteria Morning mask, please come pick one up at the Murphy King office located at 5441 Carpinteria Ave. #A. They will be available 9 AM to 2 PM Monday through Friday.
Boys and Girls Club Clean-Up
Bingo Night Fun at Rincon Breach Club
Club Social at Padaro Beach Grill
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