November 1, 2017
Chili and Silent Auction – Bring Your Signature Chili or
date. We have scheduled our Trivia Night for
on February 3, 2018.
Last year’s event was a success and raised more
than $2000 for the club.
We will need more volunteers to bring chili this
year to make sure we don’t run out again.
Hopefully we can continue to improve this event
and increase the fund raising.
Boonville notified us that their trivia night
will be on March 10. Ideally
our Rotary clubs will support each other.
Pantry Volunteers Will Be Needed During the 1st
and 3rd Weeks of December.
be passing a sign up list at November meetings.
Packing will be done on Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
on Dec 5th
Distribution will be on Thursdays, Dec. 7th
Our Happy can donations during the month of
November will go to the Fayette Ministerial Alliance.
Fayette Rotary Friendship Trees
been donated to us by
Forest Releaf of
Missouri to be planted at various public places in
the area during the next few days.
All of the trees are native Missouri oaks,
including black, northern red, chinkapin, burr, swamp
white, pin, and scarlet oaks.
Some will be planted at the schools, park, and
There may be some left, so let us know if you have a
suggestion for a planting location. This project is part
of a worldwide effort by Rotary International to express
concern about environmental stewardship, sustainability,
and conservation of natural resources.
It also commemorates the work of Paul Harris more
than 80 years ago when he initiated a project for
planting thousands of ‘friendship trees’ all over the
Plus Donations Will Be Collected During November.
that every donation through Rotary will be doubled by
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Any checks should be made out to Fayette Rotary
with Polio Plus in the memo line.
The club will send in the total amount collected
with member names and donation amounts indicated.
IRS letters will be sent to each individual.
Fairground Seating Project Near Completion
– The new seating unit was purchased by Fayette Rotary,
assembled by FHS students, and will soon be ready to put
Gale Schafer wrote the grant application,
assembly, and made a sign to indicate that it is a
Fayette Rotary service project.
The bleachers look great and will serve for many
Reflective Rotary Road Signs
been ordered and will soon be installed on the north
Highway 5 and south Highway 240 approaches to Fayette.
The old signs were in poor condition.
Rotary Meetings on November 22nd,
December 20(Meet at the Lembke’s at 6 pm) or 27th.