Posted by Rich Lalley
Thought of the Day presented by Greg Nelson quoted Zig Ziglar: “If people like you they'll listen to you, but if they trust you they'll do business with you.”
President Chuck announced that the District is looking for a list of all club veterans.
Rich announced a new fundraising initiative with the Rotary Club of Wilmette to provide sleeping bags to Chicago’s homeless. Donations can be made here: $30 will provide a new sleeping bag.
Happy Bucks:
  • Barb announced the Volunteer Center has completed their biggest Make a Difference Day event ever. 300 cars dropped of goods for local nonprofit organizations! Thanks to all Rotarians who participated.
Speaker: Rotarian and Polio Survivor John Nanni gave a terrific detailed presentation on polio, it’s history in the U.S., the parallels to the polio epidemics of the mid 20th century and the current pandemic, and how Rotary’s eradication effort is progressing and being used to fight COVID-19 and other infections disease outbreaks. He noted that he is among 2 million polio survivors in the U.S., many who recovered as children, only to be struck by post-polio syndrome as an adult. A recording of the meeting and John’s outstanding presentation can be seen here: