Greeting #18
November 7, 2014
Hafa Adai, Pago Bay Guam Rotarians!
The Pacific Basin Group Rotary Clubs have been working with Secretary Sonomi preparing for District Governor Sakamoto’s official visit this month.  
Each Club’s status report, which should be completed and provided during the club's official meeting will be discussed with the District Governor Sakamoto and team.
Guam Rotary Clubs are invited to participate in the joint meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 5th at the Hyatt Regency Guam. 
Individual Guam Rotary Club meetings are scheduled as follows:
November 5, 2014 
12:00 Noon – Joint Rotary Clubs of Guam Meeting
1:30 p.m. - Rotary Club of Northern Guam
(or immediately after the joint lunch meeting)
November 6, 2014
10 a.m. - Rotary Club of Guam
11 a.m. - Rotary Club of Sunrise Guam
12 noon - LUNCH
1:30 p.m. - Rotary Club of Tumon Bay
2:30 p.m. - Rotary E-Club of Pago Bay Guam
Please confirm your attendance with Secretary Kris immediately. This November 5 Joint Rotary meeting will take the place of our Friday, November 7 Weekly Club meeting.
Committee Director Updates: If you are not affiliated with a committee, please contact any of the directors below to join or to learn more information. We would really love to have you engaged and need lots of help.
  1. Public Relations Committee (Ealani Flores): None
  2. International and Community Service Committee (John Rivera): Please work with Toda-san regarding Polio projects for our Club.
  3. Vocational and New Generations (Karen Tydingco): None.
  4. Membership Committee (Anita Arile): December is Rotary Family Month, Committee Director, Anita Arile and her team are organizing an upcoming Rotary Christmas gathering. Please save the date: December 6.
  5. Fundraising Committee (Mark Duarte): activities in planning.
  • Please pay your Rotary dues immediately. You should have received an invoice from Treasurer Zeny.
  • Attendance is a very important responsibility as a Rotary member. As we are required to submit an attendance record to the District Governor’s office, you are asked to read the weekly meeting notes and then kindly send Secretary Kris an email or leave a comment on Facebook to document your attendance of our meeting. Secretary Kris will be reaching out to every member to confirm membership.
  • Joint Rotary Day activities will be two days in January.  Planning a day with the public and a tailgate BBQ for Rotary members and their families. Details to follow.
  • RC Tumon Bay President Rindraty Limtiaco reported on a Joint Rotary meeting set for Thursday, November 20.  RCTB-Rotarian Tom Camacho is in charge.  This will be a designated face-to-face meeting for our Club. Secretary Kris is our Club representative.
  • RC Northern Guam President Joe Rios reported RCNG will celebrate their 38th Charter Night on November 13th in the evening, the District Governor will be on island during this time.
  • November 12-13 is Rotary Foundation Seminar and Service Committee Information Exchange. Note: Very important point is if a club does not send a member to attend both the Future Vision Seminar and Fund Management Seminar, it will not be eligible for receiving a fund. Cost per member is $50.
  • PP Ron McNinch will hold Ethics Training on December 6. More information will be provided.
  • Joint Rotary Dictionary Drive. 3000 dictionaries are donated to 3rd graders in GDOE. Treasurer Zeny has volunteered to participate in this event.
  • Rotary Club of Tumon Bay will hold its Melbourne Cup event on November 22nd at the Sheraton.
Please let me know what role you wish to play in our Rotary Club, our Board will be happy to engage you in some way.
Yours in Rotary,
Annette Santos, President, RECPBG
RY 2014-2015