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Topeka Downtown

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, Downtown
420 SE 6th Avenue, Suite #121
Topeka, KS  66607
United States
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No Meeting Next Week - Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
 
 
 
Want to know more about the Topeka Rotary's Pocket Park?  CLICK HERE to download the special flyer.
 

 
 

Special Downtown Rotary Meeting Thursday December 4, Noon

Capitol Plaza Hotel Emerald Ballroom 

 

We are having a special program on December 4.  The program will be a press announcement concerning Rotary’s 100th Anniversary in Topeka and our effort to participate in Downtown Redevelopment.

 

  • We are inviting members from the other Topeka Rotary clubs as well as the press to attend.
  • We want the Community to learn about our big plans and we want to show the representatives of the press that we are excited about our future.
 

Please make a special effort to attend.  The meeting room is in the hotel and not the Expocentre so you should park on the east side of the hotel. Terry Cook from Visit Topeka has been rescheduled to speak March 12.

 

This will be fun!

 

 
Great fun at NOTO!  To see all the pictures, check out the Oktoberfest 2014 Photo Album on the club website or go to the club Facebook page - CLICK HERE.
 

 
 

The Downtown Rotary club will once again participate with the Kansas State Extension Office in the annual Topeka Water Festival

 

Topeka Water Festival
Thursday, September 18, 2014
9:30 AM to 2:05 PM
GARFIELD PARK COMMUNITY CENTER, 1600 NE Quincy Street Topeka, Kansas 66608.

 

This is a community event where all 4th grade students in Shawnee County are invited to spend a day learning about the importance of water to life and move through various stations learning about the properties of water, the value of good clean potable water and the water cycle.  We need at least 8 Rotarians to help work our two stations.  Students visit our stations “The Incredible Journey” and play a game about the water cycle.  Please email or talk to Marie Pyko if you are available for a two hour shift.  mpyko@tscpl.org  or 580-4560
 

 
 
District 5710 Rotary Youth Exchange inbound students and their host families attended a great orientation session Saturday in Lenexa. Our club is sponsoring Claudio D'Eramo, shown on the far left.
 

 
 
Claudio D'Eramo, our Rotary Youth Exchange student from Italy has arrived!.  He's shown here with Richard Ross at the Kansas City airport. Welcome to Topeka, Claudio!
 

 
 
MORE PICTURES OF THE EVENING AT THE CAPITOL ON THE CLUB'S FACEBOOK PAGE - CLICK HERE
 

 
 
WOW! Another successful Rotary Career Days completed!  Downtown Topeka Rotary supported a three day event for all USD 501 seventh graders touring Washburn Technical Institute.  We were able to give an introduction to the 4-Way Test to almost 1,000 youth.
 
(Highlighted in RED - Members of the club's 2013-14 class of new members!)
 
A HUGE thank you to the following members for volunteering:  Chris McGee, Bryan Falk, Willie Brooks, Karily Taylor, Jay Befort, Terri Murphy, Lonnie Williams, Nancy Daniels, Chris Meinhardt, Karren Weichert, Joe Gutierrez, Hurst Coffman, Greg Allen, Grant Glenn, Ashish Chauhan, Brad Walker, Glenda DuBoise, Terry Wages, Jackie Keddie-Holt, Mark DeGroff, Julie/John Ford, Jeffrey Geske, Anita Wolgast, Kathleen Williams Heit, Susan Mauch and Jessica Goubeaux.
 
With a special applause to the members volunteering more than once:  Brandi Bryan, Grace Morrison, Kevin Smith, and Terry Hobbs!
 
We made a difference in some lives as we helped plant a seed of possibility for many youth as they realize a future path they might be able to take.  It was a pleasure working on a partnership with USD 501 and Washburn Tech!
 
To see more Career Day Pictures, go to the home page Photo Albums.
 

 
 
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Speakers

Dec 11, 2014
Bill Wagnon and Fred Conboy
Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area
Dec 18, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
Downtown Topeka Rotary - 420 SE 6th Avenue - Suite 121 - Topeka, KS 66607 - 785.232.7216 (Wednesday and Thursday) - Email:  dtrotary@swbell.net
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