Emmett Rotarians are caring individuals from various walks of life who stand together to support humanitarian programs within our local community and beyond. We uphold and promote our youth and celebrate their accomplishments. To be a Rotarian is to be involved in community, helping others and having fun doing so!"  
 

   
 
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Rotary Club of Emmett, Idaho

Rotary Club of Emmett, Idaho

"IS IT FUN?"

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
La Costa Mexican Restaurant
517 N Washington
Emmett, ID 83617
United States of America

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. There are approximately 1.2 million Rotarians, members and more that 32,000 Rotary clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas.

 
This year's RAKE THE TOWN is scheduled for Saturday, November 14.  We need everyone's help to get this huge task done - Rotarians, youth groups, families, friends.  So circle the date on  your calendar!  If you want to help and/or, if you know of someone who needs a yard raked, please call the Chamber office and let Tina know (208-365-3485).
 
We will meet at 8 AM at Cold Moutain to get our assignments. Please bring rakes and gloves - trash bags will be furnished.
 
See you there!!!
Each year a group of Rotarians helps the Food Coalition with their holiday meals.  Here is what is needed this year.  Please let Kathy Buck know if you can help in any way!
 
It’s a very busy time of year for everyone at the end of a very odd year. 
We hope you and are yours are doing well.
 
With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday right around the corner, we want you to know about ways the Emmett Valley Friendship Coalition can help.
Thanksgiving Tuesday, Nov. 24 is usually our busiest day — often twice as many people asking for help — on Tuesday Friendship Dinner and Friendship Pantry all at 719 S. Johns Ave.
Help is needed to cook turkeys and stuffing for the dinner as well as bringing in desserts or help to prepare all the takeout meals. If you are able to help with any of this call Nancy at 208.365.5264.
In the pantry, help is needed with filling and carrying boxes of food for our clients. If you are interested in helping here, call Daniel at 208.369.7915.
The same night we give out meat to families. To help call Kiera at 912.272.0610.
There are many other ways to help. Contact Kiera to help with other volunteer oppertunities with the Christmas Cheer Basket program:
Nov. 20 and 21 is Stuff the Ambulance and Fill the Fire Truck. The ambulance will focus on food at Albertsons. The ambulance will focus on toys at Bi Mart. 
Both the Stuff the Ambulance / Fill Fire Truck and Giving Trees are the main sources of food and toys.
Many area businesses have a Giving Tree. These have paper ornaments with a list of items needed for the food or toys. Participation is simple, purchase the item and return it to any participating business.
Dec. 1, deadline to submit an applications for a Christmas Cheer Basket of food or Giving Tree Toy for children under 12 years of age
Dec. 5, Christmas Cheer elves will assemble Christmas Cheer Baskets.
Dec. 12, Christmas Cheer baskets of food and toys will be distributed. This year it will be drive by, with specific times based on the person’s last name.
!!!THANK YOU!!!
 
To all our bowlers, our lane sponsors, our bowling team sponsors,  those who donated items for the silent auction andTerri & Wayne Simpson and the staff at KT's Lanes for a fun Saturday afternoon at Pins 4 Polio!  WOW!!
 
Perfect scores (300) were bowled by Charlie Crosby (twice!), Hailey Hossfield, Terria Quenzer (twice!), Cody Verano and Tina Crosby!!
 
Blind Doubles 1st Place went to Charlie Crosby and Cody Verano; Cellar Dwellers were Ashlyn Clotstont and Finley Allen.
 
Low Games  Ben Mock, 43; Sammy Becerra, 64
 
An amazing, fun afternoon!  Again, thanks to everyone who participated in one way or the other and especially to Chairman Daniel Brice, Dave Little for getting the lane sponsors, Tim Fleming and Doc Stone for sponsoring bowlers, Nancy Kelly for handling the registrations and the money and everyone who donated items for the silent auction.  We will send a financial report out soon - meanwhile know we made money to donate to the Polio Fund!  Way to go, Emmett Rotarians and friends!
                                                      
 
 
From YOUNGEST to OLDEST.....

A GOOD TIME was had by all!
 
Not sure that coaching helped, Ben!
 
The PERFECT ending to a 
PERFECT DAY!
 
CLOSE THE DIVIDE: HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
 
Here’s how you can help us Close the Divide for the nearly 200,000 students who have no computer and the nearly 30,000 students who do not have the internet at home.
 
• Donate spare computers to your regional Close the Divide community activation team (A list of contacts for region are below)
 
• Donate money to the Internet for Students Emergency Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation (donations are tax exempt). Donations can be designated to provide internet service or buy devices for students. They can also be designated to be spent to help students in a specific school district or charter school http://www.idahocf.org/funds/internet
 
• Volunteer to help on your regional Close the Divide community activation team (the list of chairs is below for your reference)
 
• Volunteer yourself and/or your employees to help IBE on Close the Divide Day in Idaho which is scheduled for July 28. This volunteer effort could include volunteering at a drop-off location, helping prepare computers for distribution to students or transporting and delivering computers
 
• You can make your place of business a drop-off location for Close the Divide Day • You can offer storage space for computers awaiting to be distributed to students • Use the social media toolkit we send your way and give Close the Divide a “shout out”
 
‘Questions? Reach out to IBE’s Communications Director, Leslie Barbour at lbarbour@idahobe.org or 208-287-0140 You can also contact your local regional chair: Sandpoint: Brent Carr (brentcarr0959@gmail.com) | Coeur D’Alene: Judy Meyer (sfmeyer@aol.com) & Sandy Patano (sandy@rephasing.com) | Lewiston: Lori McCann (lmccann@wvmccann.com) | Pocatello: Laura Smith (lsmith@iccu.com) | Eastern Idaho: Aaron Johnson (aaron.johnson@bateman-hall.com) Treasure Valley : Alishia Jonas (alishiajonas@kendallauto.com) | Magic Valley: Shawnee Kyle (shawnee@valleyinc.net)
The Four-Way Test 
of the things we think, say or do....
* Is it the TRUTH?
* Is it FAIR to all concerned?
* Will it build GOOD WILL and 
                 BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 
* Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
 
IS IT FUN?
 
Interact - Our Youth
 
Interact is an active, community service and leadership development club sponsored by Rotary for young people ages 12-18.  Through partnership with our Rotary club, we work together to tackle the issues in our community and our world that they care most about.  For more information, please visit https://www.rotary.org/en/get-involved/interact-clubs
 
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