Posted by David Grant
Patti led today’s meeting. She wished Pat O’Day Happy Birthday at his home in California, and congratulated Tom Nash on his 9th anniversary in Rotary.
  • Please consider donating to Reba Place (story in this bulletin).
  • Our Rotary District 6440 is suggesting that Rotarians support Shelterbox if you want to help victims of the earthquake in Turkey.Our Club has a pledge to pledge to Shelterbox to support Don Crost’s Little Blue Truck trip from Florida to Evanston.
  • Heidi reminded us that Kids Against Hunger is on Saturday, 2/25 in Matz Hall at the WCH. She thanked her committee members for the great job organizing this year.There will be a total of 256 volunteers working shifts that Saturday:1st shift starts at 8:30 am; 2nd shift 11:00am; third shift at 2:00pm.
Happy Bucks:
  • Barb compliments the lunch from Little Honeycomb, which will be providing the lunch at each meeting in February.
Dig N Grin:   Bill Leske proved his skill as a lexophile with classics like:
1. I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.
2. Police were called to a day care, where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.
3. Did you hear about the guy whose whole left side was cut off? He’s all right now.
4. The roundest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference.
Speaker:  Jennifer Bishop Jenkins grew up very close to the Winnetka Community House.  Her family lived just blocks away, and Jennifer’s mother, Joyce Bishop, was the Facilities Manager for the WCH for 20 years, and worked with Tony Kambich.  Their family experienced tragedy when Jenifer’s sister, Nancy Bishop Langert, along with her husband Richard and their unborn child, were murdered in Winnetka, Illinois in 1990.  Jennifer has been active in many groups which advocate for the issues involved such events.  She was the Director of the Illinois chapter of Marcy’s Law (requiring victim notification), and has a national profile on behalf of other issues.  Jennifer also has a national profile in the dog grooming industry, and she is the owner of Love Fur Dogs in Hubbard Woods.