Rotary Club Update August 8, 2019
  • Last week (1 August) we were reminded of three upcoming events:
  • 3 August. Brew 2 Shoe
  • 3 August. Water Matters Day (Konza Club) 
  • 10 August. Just Tri-It
  • 28 September. C. Clyde Run and Midge Mile Fun Walk
  • Recognized Ron Klataske for his award from the Western Association of Fish & Wildlife for his 50 years of achievement to include two new units of the National Parks System: The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and the Niobrara National Scenic River.
  • Introduced two new Club Members. Formally recognized Rev. Barry Dundas, Senior Pastor of the First United Methodist Church, transferring from Salina Rotary. Tracey DeBryun introduced Nikki Warnick, CEO of Master Teacher here in Manhattan.
  • Mel Chastain introduced Todd Holmberg, Director of the McCain Auditorium.  Todd presented a preview of the upcoming 2019-2020 McCain season. Todd provided video previews of each of the shows. This new season offers a broad array of entertainment genres, with some great entertainment for every taste and interest. Todd also gave a quick overview of the campaign for the refurbishment of the front end of McCain.  
  • A book titled “The Rough Patch” was presented in Todd’s name to Theodore Roosevelt School.   
  • To remind - Jason Lieb, District Governor will join us and the Konza Club on 10 and 11 October.   
Manhattan Rotary Club Programs upcoming:
  • 8 August – Peter Dorhout, KSU, Vice President for Research
  • 15 August – Deborah Watkins, Riley County Humane Society
  • 22 August – Josh Wright and Cindy Miller, Alzheimer’s Association
  • 29 August – Christina Rockhold, Mercy Community Hospital Foundation
August Cup Collection: Yes Fund
  • 1 August – Were Doug and Andy
  • Visiting Rotarians – None
  • Guests of Rotarians – Angie and Alise
Manhattan Rotary Sponsored: Events
  • 26 August. Four Points Sheraton
  • 24 September. Manhattan Country Club
  • 10 October. District Governor
  • October TBD. Pumpkin Patch family event with Konza Club.
Konza Club PROGRAMS upcoming:
  • 9 August – Water Matters/Bently Bay update
  • 16 August – Wyatt Thompson (voice of the wildcats)
  • 23 August – Mini Service Project – USO Single Soldier Homecomings
  • 30 August – No Meeting (Labor Day)
  • 6 September – Coach Chris Klieman
Konza Rotary Sponsored Events.
August 28 – Rotary Sponsored Anti-Bullying Program 5:30 - 7:30 PM, Rezac Auditorium, MHS