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1 1 of 5 3/1/2011 3:36 PM Rotary Club of Omaha Suburban Suburban Scuttlebutt Service Above Self Tuesday, March 01, 2011 Club Web Site Editor: Jennifer Jirak-Brungardt If you have any comments or questions, the editor. Coming Up 3/3 Future Speakers Mar Mark Steele, CEO, Planet Water Foundation "For Instant Results... Just Add Water " Mar Moshe Gershovich, UNO Professor of History "Turmoil in the Middle East: Background, Unfolding, Challenges, and Prospects" Mar Tom Gouttierre and Todd Johnson "Engaging Business Partners to Develop the Workforce of Tomorrow " Mar Dr. Randall Adkins, Chair, UNO Political Science D Mar Mick Hale, Director of Education, Durham Museum Apr No lunch meeting-join us for Fundraiser After Hour Apr Staff Day Apr Laura Binetti- Fitness Trainer "How to be strong at any age " May District Conference- Suburban Cancelled May District Conference Luncheon May Annual Scholarship Luncheon May Teresa Paulson "ConAgra Foods" Chair of the Day: Terri Greenwood Greeters: Cindy Kinsler and one needed Invocator: John Wyzgoski This week's Fundraiser drawing is for a Jerry Ryan Clothing gift certificate. Get your tickets in to be eligible. Meeting re-cap 2/24 Tara Wood gave the invocation. Paul Adams and Walt Price served as Greeters. We sang "God Bless America". Jeff Bakewell introduced Fundraiser Chair Cortney Sells who talked about the raffle fundraiser, ticket sales, and our upcoming Silent Auction/After Hours. Frank Lastovica won the first "sweet" prize of the raffle- a Calloway driver. The risk bag was at $1430 and Marlene Sullivan won a free lunch. (Photo: Pat Mahoney, Cortney Sells, and Frank Lastovica) Welcome Tom Kerfoot! Last week Eric Dawson introduced us to new member Tom Kerfoot Tom is a Development Officer for Alegent Health Foundation- Midlands Hospital. He has served in many community organizations including the Sarpy Co. Chamber of Commerce Board, LaVista Chamber as Chairman, and is currently the Boar President for the LaVista Community Foundation. Tom is a UNO/Bellevue University alum and is married to Ronna. He enjoys playing hockey and coaching baseball in his free time. Welcome, Tom! (Photo: Jeff Bakewell, Tom Kerfoot, and Eric Dawson)

2 2 of 5 3/1/2011 3:36 PM Upcoming Events Mar DECA Judging Mar Mar Board Meeting Mar Yearlings Mar Apr May Annual Scholarship Luncheon May This ebulletin has been generated by ClubRunner club communication software. Visit for details Doxess. All Rights Reserved. ClubRunner Sponsors Suburban Rotary 2011 Fundraiser 3 ways you can help 1.) Buy or sell raffle tickets (we are asking every Rotarian to buy/sell $200 in tickets) - Click here for a listing of this year's raffle prizes 2.) Attend our After Hours and Silent Auction on Thursday, April 7 th Appetizers will be provided. 2 drink tickets provided for Rotarians selling $200 or more in raffle tickets. Cash bar available. Invite friends, family, and co-workers. Please visit our Sponsors. To place your ad click here. Club Site Sponsors 3.) Donate or solicit donations for additional items for the silent auction ($200 in value and up) or the weekly giveaways (under $200 in value) What s in it for you? 1.) Selling or buying tickets gets you in the weekly drawing (Rotarians only) for a sweet prize and out of the drawing for the sour prize 2.) Tickets bought or sold count toward your Suburban Foundation recognition including the Charlene Tierney citation. 3.) The wonderful feeling you will get watching special kids receive scholarships on May 12 th and knowing you had a hand in making their educational dreams come true. (Check out Cortney and Jared with the "Sour Prize" $10 in ticket sales/purchases gets

3 3 of 5 3/1/2011 3:36 PM Richard L. Kozal, D.D.S West Center Road Omaha, NE you off the list for this drawing) Prestige Is Back! Voted 1st Place Best of Omaha 2011, Cocktail Lounge, by Omaha Magazine readers. Remember the fun times you and your friends spent at the Prestige, Omaha's premier nightclub. Re-live them again. Escape the worries of the day and relax with friends or meet others after work. This is no ordinary bar! We are West Omaha's finest live entertainment venue, with such bands as Lemon Fresh Day, HiFi Hangover, Quartus, ShurThing, Blue House and dozens more playing Friday and Saturday evenings every week of the year. Look at our calendar for times and dates for entertainment offerings. Kathryn Schubert, CFM Merrill Lynch Global Private Client (402) Office (402) Fax (800) Toll Free Our Happy Hour is the best in Omaha, with super drink and appetizer specials from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. We often have live lounge entertainment through the week so check the calendar often. And...we are not just any club - we serve the finest steaks, burgers, sandwiches, pizzas, appetizers and desserts in Omaha. Please take a moment to look at our menu. New Year Membership Drive Michael A. Starkey, D.D.S Dodge St. Omaha, NE Last week Rotarian Eric Dawson received Leprechaun Loot for introducing a new member. Are you next? Kevin Welsh Vice President Financial Advisor Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Try your Luck of the Irish by bringing in new members and you could win the "Pot O' Gold" on St. Patrick's Day! Each Suburban Rotarian whosubmits a qualified, prospective member scores 1 point and earns a $5 gift card. Each Suburban Rotarian whose guest becomes a MEMBER in good standing scores Lucky 7 point and earns a Free Lunch. Score the most points by the end of the campaign and WIN the "POT O' GOLD" March Lunch Sponsor Thank you to Tom Vann/Vann Realty for his sponsorship of our speaker and exchange student lunches for the month of March. (If you are interested in sponsoring a month, please contact Jennifer. Cost is $125.) Vann Realty Co Regency Parkway Dr. #204 Omaha, NE 68114

4 Tel: Happy March Birthdays! Vann Realty Co. Tom Vann Please visit our Club Website Sponsors. To place your ad click here. Happy Birthday to those of you born in March! Join us this week, March 3rd, at the birthday table for some cake. Penny Koenig 5 Nate Christ 9 Bill Corcoran 10 Jeff Brehmer 13 Todd Lemke 13 Carter Jones 14 John Lund 15 Bob Mundy 15 Bob Swartzbaugh 18 Julie Livingston 22 Lisa Neu 22 Lyle Sapp 25 Roger Carrell 26 Ed Malashock 27 AJ Anderson-Long 29 Dan Dietrich 29 Exchange Student Activities Please consider taking one or all of our 3 exchange students on your next outing. We are hosting 3 lovely young ladies and are asking Rotarians to help them see Omaha by taking them to their next trip out to eat, to a hockey game, etc. For more information, please contact Curt Peters. DECA Judging Our club's service activity for March is volunteering to judge competitive business role plays at Nebraska DECA's 54 th Annual State Career Development Conference. Nebraska DECA is an association of high school marketing students and this event showcases Nebraska's future leaders of business and industry competing for a chance to go on to the international conference in Florida. This is a rare vocational service opportunity and a great way to interact with some of the youth of Nebraska. Judging takes place in Lincoln at the Cornhusker Marriot on March 17 th and 18 th. You can find out about the opportunity online at /view/76/123/ or from Jared Bakewell at (402) or Jared will also be at the service table with more information the next two weeks. Need a Make-up? ATTENDANCE at Suburban Rotary needs to be at 50% of the meetings. Make-ups also count. Have you checked this out? If you sometimes find it hard to attend a make-up meeting locally or while out of town, check out the option and opportunity of making up a Rotary meeting 24/7 via the internet. You will find this information at for more information. Check your attendance status anytime on our website. MONDAYS 4 of 5 3/1/2011 3:36 PM

5 5 of 5 3/1/2011 3:36 PM Bellevue, Monday Noon, DJ's Dugout, 23rd & Cornhusker-West of Kennedy Frwy,Bellevue Millard Monday Noon, Bel Air Banquet Room North, Monday Noon at Eppley TUESDAYS Omaha Morning Tues., 7 a.m., Happy Hollow CC Omaha Northwest, Tues. Noon, Champions Run Omaha Southwest, Tues., 5:15 p.m., Del Mare (formerly The Prestige-810 S 169th Street) WEDNESDAYS Council Bluffs Centennial Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. HyVee in the Mall of the Bluffs Downtown -Wednesday Noon, Field Club Western Douglas County 7 a.m., Elkhorn Common Ground Community Center, 1701 Veterans Drive (l block north of Elkhorn H. S.) Council Bluffs Thursday Noon, Council Bluffs Senior Center FRIDAYS Omaha West Friday Noon, Champions Club,