Club President Jonna Buck welcomed participants to our online meeting on a cold and icy morning.
Our speaker this week was our own Mary Sallee who is the District 5770 Polio Plus Chairperson. 
To read more about the meeting and presentation, click on the gold-colored Recap link above.
To watch the recorded meeting, click on this link: October 27, 2020 Meeting
Thanks to everyone who participated in the meeting--especially those who had to rejoin after getting dropped due to the weather-related communications and power issues! 

Our Program

Club member Mary Sallee is our District 5770 Polio Plus Chairperson. She encourages all Rotarians to give to Rotary International Foundation's Polio Plus Initiative by visiting Members should click on the My Rotary link on the home page so they and our club are credited for the gift and to track all of their giving to polio.
All donations to Polio Plus are matched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 2:1--so a gift of $50 becomes $150! 
Mary shared information--including the significance of "purple pinkies"--and many of the answers for questions on the polio quiz sent to club members earlier in the week. Members who return their completed quizzes to Mary by Halloween (Sat., Oct 31) and get at least 15 correct answers on a quiz will be entered in the drawings for 100 club points toward their Paul Harris Fellow foundation recognition. 
Here are more slides from Mary's presentation, including a list of organizations with websites for more information: 
Mary recommends members check out a news article by The Guardian newspaper about a 74-year-old man living in Dallas, Texas who has made a life for himself despite having to be in an iron lung almost 24/7 due to contracting polio at the age of 6. Here's the link: "The Man in the Iron Lung"
Thanks to all who give to the Rotary Polio Plus campaign. We're down to two countries with polio cases--Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Our club continues to be first or second in giving for our district. We are saving children all over the world from the debilitating effects of polio.