Speakers
Board Meeting - 6 PM TO 8 PM
Dec 12, 2016
Ken Haber home - celebrate
Club Assembly
Dec 14, 2016
Lauren Kreuger
Dec 21, 2016
Entrepremeur - Shopping Local
Elf Night at CVSRR for Polar Express
Dec 21, 2016
Meet in Peninsula 6-ish
Rocky River Assistance Food Bank 6:30-8:00pm
Jan 17, 2017
Adult Activities Center 21020 Detroit Rd
Rocky River Assistance Food Bank 6:30-8:00pm
Feb 14, 2017
Adult Activities Center 21020 Detroit Rd
Rocky River Assistance Food Bank 6:30-8:00pm
Mar 14, 2017
Adult Activities Center 21020 Detroit Rd
Rocky River Assistance Food Bank 6:30-8:00pm
Apr 18, 2017
Adult Activities Center 21020 Detroit Rd
HOLD THE DATE - CLUB FUND RAISING!
Apr 24, 2017
BECK CENTER 6-9 PM
Rocky River Assistance Food Bank 6:30-8:00pm
May 16, 2017
Adult Activities Center 21020 Detroit Rd
 
 
 
 
 
Our Vision: The Sunrise Rotary Club of Ohio offer the members the opportunity to participate in service projects, both locally and internationally, while meeting the Objective of Rotary International.

We are neighbors, community leaders, and global citizens uniting for the common good. With you, we can accomplish even more.

Lakewood and Rocky River SR

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:15 AM
Don Umerley Civic Center
21016 Hilliard Blvd.
Rocky River, OH  44116
United States
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Home Page Stories
December 5, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
If you haven’t yet, please visit the club’s home page at www.lrrsunriserotary.org and update your member’s information.  To start, click on the “Member Login” at the top-right corner of the page.  After logging in, click on the “Member Area”, which is at the top of the page, next to your name.  A new page will open, select “Edit my Profile” under the heading marked “My ClubRunner”.  A new page will open displaying all of your personal information.  Please verify that the information listed is accurate and complete.  Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete this review. 
 
Reminders:
 
This coming week’s meeting is club assembly.  I will ask at the meeting if any of the committee chairs have any announcements.  The majority of the time will be spent on organizing for the   
Club’s Fundraiser, to be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Beck Center for the Arts.
 
If you haven’t already given your gift cards to Kathy Berkshire, please bring them to this week’s meeting.
 
President Ken
 
November 28, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. 
 
Our rotary exchange student, Monica, needs a ride to Columbus on Saturday, December 3rdPlease contact Marty Harris for the specifics
 
Reminders:
 
At this week’s meeting our guest speaker will be Kevin O’Boyle, Court Appointed Special Advocates – Children in Need.
 
If you haven’t already given your gift cards to Kathy Berkshire, please bring them to this week’s meeting.
 
President Ken
November 21, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
I want to wish everyone and their families a Happy Thanksgiving.  Especially at this time of the year, it is important to be thankful for what each of us has…our families, our friends, our neighbors and our country.
 
Thanks to each of you for helping out last Friday evening and Saturday morning with the LCAC food distribution to 300 families in Lakewood.  Check out the photos that Jim Rowe took on Saturday morning.  It was wet, cold and windy, but we were all smiles.
 
Talking about pictures, check out the photos taken last Friday morning, when Kathy Berkshire and Jean Vahue presented to Lutheran West Interact Club their certificate of organization.
 
Our rotary exchange student, Monica, needs a ride to Columbus on Saturday, December 3rdPlease contact Marty Harris for the specifics
 
Reminders:
 
Remember there is no meeting this week.
 
If you are available, plan to attend the fundraising committee meeting this evening at Panera Bread, 19705 Center Ridge Rd., Rocky River starting at 6:30 p.m.
 
At our next meeting, Wednesday, November 30th, our guest speaker will be Kevin O’Boyle, Court Appointed Special Advocates – Children in Need.
 
President Ken
 
 
Happy Thanksgiving,
November 14, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
I want to personally thank Margaret Morgenstern, Dave Schaeffer, and Michael Hamed for volunteering to serve on our Rotary Club Board.  Thank you for your commitment to our club and the willingness to serve others. 
 
Below are the dates regarding the proposed Rocky River Assistance Program’s Pack and Sort Volunteer service project.  The time is from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and the location is at the Adult Activities Center at 21020 Detroit Road, Rocky River.  The proposal is that the club membership would meet on these Tuesday evenings instead of meeting on the following Wednesday morning.  Also, it has been suggested we could have a social hour immediately following.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
 
Reminders:
 
Remember the Rotary’s Four-Way Test and share it others.
 
This week’s presentation will be given by our member, Dave Clements, who will show us how to navigate Rotary’s Club Runner software.  So, remember to bring your own laptop, tablet, or (like me) paper and pencil to take notes. 
 
This coming Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th we are gathering to help LCAC with their food distribution in Lakewood.
 
President Ken
Today we helped the LCAC Thanskgiving food drive!  Take a couple of minutes to see a few photos of Rotarian's On the Job!
November 7, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
I hope everyone had an opportunity to get outside this weekend to enjoy the great weather we had.
 
The month of November is designated Rotary Foundation Month.  As we celebrate the Foundation’s 100 years of Doing Good in the World, I ask each of us to consider making a donation to the R.I. Foundation and/or our Club’s foundation.   
 
Reminders:
 
First, remember to get out and VOTE tomorrow.
 
This week’s meeting will include an update on actions taken by the Board and a presentation by Jim Penning regarding the Rotary Foundation.  Also, there will be time for committees to meet to review upcoming planned activities for the next couple of months.
 
The Board is meeting today at the Lakewood Public Library Main Meeting Room, starting at 6:00 PM. 
 
President Ken
October 31, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
I have only two things to mention this week.  GO TRIBE!  And, Happy Halloween!
 
Reminders:
 
This week we will receive an update on the Club’s foundation from Gordon Geiger and Larry Faulhaber.  Also, the next Board meeting is Monday, November 7th at the Lakewood Public Library Main Meeting Room, starting at 6:00 PM. 
 
President Ken
October 24, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
Yesterday was an entertaining day as Rotary International held The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration in Cleveland, Ohio hosted by Rotary District 6630.  The performance by the Cleveland Orchestra was magnificent and the music was incredible. The concert included works by Beethoven, Claude Debussy and John Williams. Also, there were three special video segments highlighting the history of Rotary.  At the end of the performance, the orchestra played “Let there be Peace on Earth” and the entire audience joined in song.  It was a memorable moment. 
 
A Centennial Celebration Dinner was held at the InterContinental Cleveland to honor donations to The Rotary Foundation in honor of The Foundation's 100th Anniversary. The evening’s events also included a very special induction of four members into the Arch Klumph Society with some traveling from as far away as the Philippines to be honored in Mr. Klumph’s hometown.
 
Reminders:
 
This week we will hear from Dr. Judy Welsh, Cleveland Clinic and Chief Scott Gilman, City of Lakewood Fire Department, regarding Lakewood Emergency Services and Response.  Plan to bring a friend, a neighbor or an associate to this week’s meeting.
 
 
President Ken
Good morning.
 
For those who were unable to attend last week’s meeting, you missed a very inspirational story given by Dee Salukombo, a Congolese refugee and a 2016 Olympian.  This week we will hear from Bryce Sylvester, Planning Director for the City of Lakewood.  Plan to attend and bring a friend.
 
Reminders:
 
On Monday, October 17, 2016 The Lakewood Board of Education will publicly recognize our club, along with the Noon club, for our ongoing contributions and programs that benefit students of the Lakewood City Schools.  The meeting starts at 7:00 PM in the Horace Mann Elementary School Cafetorium.  The school address is 1215 W. Clifton Blvd. Lakewood, Ohio.  All Rotarians who plan on attending, should arrive by 6:50 PM.   
 
 President Ken
Good morning.
 
We have three great programs scheduled over the remainder of this month that provide a great opportunity to invite a friend, neighbor or an associate to one of our meetings.  Starting this week with Dee Salukombo, a Congolese refugee and an Olympian.  On October 19th, we will hear from Bryce Sylvester, Planning Director for the City of Lakewood and on October 26th, Dr. Judy Welsh from the Cleveland Clinic and Fire Chief Scott Gilman from the City of Lakewood, will describe the Emergency Services available in Lakewood.   
 
Reminders:
 
On Monday, October 17, 2016 The Lakewood Board of Education will publicly recognize our club, along with the Noon club, for our ongoing contributions and programs that benefit students of the Lakewood City Schools.  The meeting starts at 7:00 PM in the Horace Mann Elementary School Cafetorium.  All Rotarians are invited to attend and should plan on arriving by 6:50 PM.  This portion of the program should be over by within the first 30 to 45 minutes.  Please let me know at this week’s meeting if you are planning to attend, so that I can provide them with how many of us will attend.  Thanks.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
 President Ken
October 3, 2016
 
Good morning.
 
For our club to grow and continue providing service to our community, we need to increase our membership.  The top two reasons people join Rotary are to meet new people and to get involved in their communities.  Many of the non-Rotarians you know are looking for the same things.  Invite them to help with a service project, attend a networking night, or participate in a club gathering so they can see for themselves how Rotary connects leaders to make positive change.
Consider these potential candidates for membership:
  • Friends and family members
  • Business and professional acquaintances
 
I am asking all of us to participate in bringing a guest to one of our meetings over the next couple of months.   
 
Reminders:
 
The next Board Meeting will be held today at the Lakewood Library starting at 6:00PM.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
 President Ken
September 26, 2016
 
Good morning and welcome to the beginning of the Fall season this year.
 
This week’s guest speaker is Rob David, CEO St. John Medical Center located in Westlake.
 
Reminders:
 
The next Board Meeting will be held at the Lakewood Library on Monday, October 3rd, starting at 6:00PM.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
This will be the last week to purchase a copy of the “100 Year Anniversary of Rotary International Foundation” book.  The cost is $30.00 (Cash only please).
 
President Ken
September 19, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
I want to thank all of the members who attended last week’s meeting and participated in the various committee meetings.  With your participation and input, we have successfully completed the 2016-2017 budgets for all the sub-committee service projects.  As the year progresses, there will likely be changes to the budget as new opportunities present themselves for the club to provide support in both time and dollars. 
 
For those who attended the Clam Bake at the Clifton Beach last week, we all had a great time enjoying each others’ company, great food and a beautiful sunset.  Thanks to the Noon Club for hosting us.
 
Finally, this week’s guest speaker is Missy Gibel, from Gigi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center.
 
Reminders:
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
Lastly, don’t forget to purchase a copy of the “100 Year Anniversary of Rotary International Foundation” book at this week’s meeting.  The cost is $30.00 (Cash only please).
 
President Ken
September 12, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
For those who were unable to attend last week’s meeting (which were few), you missed a great presentation and musical performance by this year’s Club Exchange Student, Monica Fujiwara from Japan. 
 
Please make every effort to attend this week’s meeting to learn of the actions taken by your Board of Directors and the activities the various committees are planning for the remainder of this calendar year.  Hope to see you all there.
 
Reminders:
 
Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, Sept. 12th at 6:00 PM.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
Lastly, don’t forget to purchase a copy of the “100 Year Anniversary of Rotary International Foundation” book at this week’s meeting.  The cost is $30.00 (Cash only please).
 
President Ken
September 6, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
I hope everyone had an enjoyable Labor Day Holiday weekend.  For those who were unable to attend last week’s meeting, you missed two great vocational talks given by Bob Sessions and Dave Schaeffer.  This week’s speaker is this year’s Club Exchange Student, Monica Fujiwara from Japan.  Please plan to attend and give her a warm Rotarian welcome.
 
I received the following message over the weekend from Mark Bacon, Co-President of the Noon Club.
 
“It is with great sadness that I advise our membership of the passing of Suzanne Weber wife of fellow club Rotarian Bob.  Those that knew Suzanne will remember her perpetual smile and cheerful disposition.  Memorial Services will be held at Rocky River United Methodist Church at 1pm this coming Friday 9/9/16.  I am sure Bob will appreciate any support his club can provide at this difficult time.  Should you wish to send a note to Bob, his address is as follows:
4 Chippenham Court, RR, 44116.”
 
Reminders:
 
Don’t forget about the upcoming Annual Clambake on Wednesday, September 14th to be held at the Clifton Beach Pavilion.  Registration and payment deadline is September 9th.  Contact Bill Gaydos if you have any questions.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
Lastly, don’t forget to purchase a copy of the “100 Year Anniversary of Rotary International Foundation” book at this week’s meeting.  The cost is $30.00 (Cash only please).
 
President Ken
August 29, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
As you are reading this today, I and many of your fellow Rotarian's are enjoying a day of golf and comradeship.  I am sure there will be a couple of good stories to share with the club membership at this week’s meeting.  This week, two of our members, Bob Sessions and Dave Schaefer, will give their vocation talks.
 
Don’t forget about the upcoming Annual Clambake on Wednesday, September 14th to be held at the Clifton Beach Pavilion.  Registration and payment deadline is September 9th.  Contact Bill Gaydos if you have any questions.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
Lastly, don’t forget to purchase a copy of the “100 Year Anniversary of Rotary International Foundation” book at this week’s meeting.  The cost is $30.00 (Cash only please).
 
President Ken
August 22, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
This week’s speaker will be our own member, Sabine Kretzschmar, who will talk about Shaker Heights.  I am still in the need for a couple more members to take turns monthly, providing the invocation at our weekly meetings.  Barb Sabal has answered the call to serve our club…thank you Barb. 
 
Don’t forget about the upcoming Annual Clambake on Wednesday, September 14th to be held at the Clifton Beach Pavilion.  Contact Bill Gaydos if you have any questions.
 
The website to purchase tickets for The Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cleveland is www.trf100.org.
 
President Ken
August 8, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
Thanks to all of you that helped with assembling the shoe boxes and layettes for the children of Nicaragua last Tuesday.   At this week’s meeting we will be greeting this year’s exchange student, Louis, from Germany.  There is still an opportunity to sign-up for the Cluster Event- Youth Challenge to be held on Saturday, August 13th, to help with washing their vans. 
 
Finally, I will provide a summary of the Board Meeting held on July 27th.
 
President Ken
July 25, 2016
 
Good morning!
 
At this week’s morning meeting, District Governor Jim McKee will be visiting with us and be the guest speaker for the meeting.  Let’s all plan to attend to learn about his thoughts and goals for the District.  Immediately following the meeting, the club’s Board of Directors will convene for its normal monthly meeting (this will be in lieu of meeting in August).  District Governor Jim will be joining that meeting.
 
We are in need for individuals and organizations, preferably non-profits, to be guest speakers.  Please contact Jim Rowe to coordinate dates. 
 
Reminder:
 
Below is the detail information from the noon club regarding the Past President’s Picnic, including the address to mail checks (payable to Lakewood / Rocky River Rotary Club) to Chuck Gustafson.  All are invited to attend

Now is the time to sign up for the Past President's Picnic at Center
Isle CYC on August 1 at 6:00 PM.  The cost is $20 per person except
past presidents of the noon club plus one guest is free.  Alcoholic
beverages can't be brought into Center Isle, but a bar inside will have
what you need.  July 28 is the reservation deadline.
Please email me for reservations at:
 cgusto@sbcglobal.net.
Chuck Gustafson
32 Hidden Valley, Rocky River, Ohio 44116-1143 (checks) or confirm and pay at the door.
 
President Ken
July 4, 2016
 
Happy 4th of July!  I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday weekend.
 
As your incoming President, I ask that all club members plan to attend this week’s meeting to welcome in a new year of Rotary.  It is important that we all renew our commitment to Rotary and to our Club.  It is my hope that together we can provide stability and foundation to supporting the continued growth in the Club’s mission and membership.   This meeting will be a club assembly.
 
See you this Wednesday.
 
Ken
Greetings Rotarians,
 
We are moving into that time of graduation, and other life time events that cause changes to occur in our lives. Some of you may have children or grandchildren who will be graduating this year. Others may be finishing up their own studies and some may be anticipating other changes such as a move, new job new responsibilities. Whatever is happening in each of your lives it is always comforting for me to know that when we embrace these changes and events we always end up learning and growing.
 
As I look to a summer full of travels to many different countries I relish in the fact that I will have to deal with change and adaptability on a daily basis.  I can’t help but think about other Rotarians all over the world and the changes and adaptability that many of them face on a daily basis. We truly are blest in this country to enjoy the freedoms and the lifestyle that we enjoy.
 
When we started this journey together back in July I asked each of you to write down on a slip of paper what you were going to do this year to be a blessing to the world. At our event in June I will bring out those slips of paper and post them on a board. I would hope that many of you have been that blessing this past year.
 
On Thursday June 16 at Clifton Beach we will come together to celebrate this past year, to raise funds for the coming year and to present awards to many of you. I would hope that all of you will plan on coming to enjoy this event with your friends, club members and community leaders.
 
Please plan on coming to Rotary this week as it is our club assembly and you will have the opportunity to begin to plan and create budgets for the coming year. I also have been told that a wonderful skit will be presented to kick off the marketing for our event in June. Have a great week and I hope to see all of you at Rotary.
 
Cheers,
Dave Clements
Greetings Rotarians,                                                                    
 
Today I received notice that one of my dear friends is facing a health crisis in his life.  He has always been healthy and now he is having to face being told that he has a terminal illness. When I learned of this news it started me thinking about just how quick things can change in our lives.
 
Change will always be a part of our lives and how we choose to deal with it will always be a part of our challenge. This past weekend as I attended the District Conference business meeting I learned about new changes and directives from Rotary International.
 
One thing that was particular exciting to me was the emphasis away from weekly attendance and more on member engagement. This is something that our club started a year ago and has continued to practice this past year. Coming weekly to our meetings is great but the real growth and experience occurs in Rotary while you are engaged with other club members in a service project.
 
Some of my most memorable experiences with Rotary are those times when I worked with many of you filling food bags at Thanksgiving or trimming weeds and bushes at the Beck Center or helping to feed families at the Hospice Center.
 
Our club is changing and growing and what always stays the same is the fellowship and concern that each of you show toward one another. This is truly service above self. Sometimes it is just a kind word or other times a pot of soup being taken to a member or just a friendly hello. It is comforting to know that I have a Rotary family and that if I ever need anything any of you would be there for me.
 
So change will always be with us. But one thing that helps us to deal with change is supportive people in our lives. Rotary can and does offer that support. Thank you to all of you for your service, your examples and your commitment to be of service to others.
 
Please mark your calendars for May 4th.  We will be meeting at the Lakewood High School Ranger Café as we celebrate the young people of WEST Shore Career Tech. Join us for breakfast. Cost is $10 and you can contact myself or Carroll for tickets.
 
In addition please save the date of June 18th. This will be our annual Charter night as well as a fundraiser for our club.
 
Cheers,
Dave Clements
 
 
Greetings Rotarians, 

I am preparing to leave on Saturday for another working session (2 Weeks) in Chicago. I have been thinking about this past Rotary year and how the theme has been, “Be a Gift to the World”.  In a few more months we will be holding our annual Charter Night and will have an opportunity to look back on this year. In looking forward to that night I started thinking about our club and all of you. My thoughts are included below:
 
Do you know what your greatest gift to the world is? We all have so much to offer the world, if only we could see our own greatness. And yet, so many of us tend to hold ourselves back, in case we stand out too much. We don’t want our light to shine. But as Marianne Williamson said, "who are you not to let your light shine?" We all have greatness within us and the challenge most of us face is accepting and acknowledging that greatness.
 
Maybe not everyone has to become a Gandhi or a Mandela. Maybe it’s okay to just shine in our own world and make a difference in our own way, no matter how “small". If you have read The Alchemist by Paulo Coello, you will have read how the main character goes on an epic desert adventure, only to find that the treasure he has been seeking was in his home all along. In the same way, our greatness and ultimate happiness is within us and the clues are all around us. So ask yourself these questions:- What am I really, really good at? What’s my greatest gift to the world? Then, “Live your life in such a way that you make a difference to people whilst you sleep.” –Jaz Rasool
 
Ultimately when it comes down to it, your happiness comes from what you bring to the world and those around you. It’s not about the size of your house or the speed and engine capacity of your car. All that matters at the end of the day is what YOU bring to the world. 
 
What will it take to live my best life? What does living my “best” life mean to me? These are all life changing questions only you can answer. Take some time out and look within – you already have all the clues you need to find out just what your gift to the world is. Then go out and share your gifts with the world. And allow yourself to become the greatest gift to the world.
 
Thank you Rotarians for the gifts that each of you have been sharing this past year. It was great to gather together at our offsite on Wednesday evening and to have over 30 Club Members present. We all took time to enjoy each other and to celebrate Gordy’s being a new grandfather. This is what Rotary fellowship and community is all about. Many of you have taken time to reach out to Robin and to take things to her and to spend time visiting with her. This is another example of Rotary in action.
 
We have three months left in our Rotary year. I challenge each of you to make a decision this day to be a gift to someone and to do something for someone else. I look forward to hearing about each of your experiences and how you were a “Gift to the World”. All the best to everyone. The club for the next 2 weeks is in good hands with Mark and the board. I look forward to catching up with all of you when I return.
 
Cheers,
Dave Clements
On Sunday, March 20, Lakewood-Rocky River Sunrise Rotarians gathered at the Lakewood United Methodist Church to support students raising funds to attend AYF Camp Miniwanca. Bill Gaydos served as the Celebrity Auctioneer and Marty Harris organized the event with Lakewood High Students. A delicious pasta dinner and homemade baked desserts were enjoyed by all.
 
We have one week before the AYF auction. Please buy tickets for the auction scheduled for March 20, at Lakewood Methodist Church, located at the corner of Summit and Detroit in Lakewood.  The festivities begin at 5:30. It includes an Italian dinner. Many of the youth will be auctioning a wide variety of services that you will find very useful.  In addition there will be lots of fun filled baskets.  Please bring a bottle of wine and/or a lottery ticket to add to the fun of the evening.
 
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