Posted by Rick Taylor on Apr 26, 2021
 
 
At our Zoom meeting on April 23, 2021, President Drew Pelger opened the meeting by welcoming a total of 30 Canton Rotarians (live at John's Bar and also via Zoom), as well as our guest speaker, Gina Bannevich and her guest, Caitlin Bellinski, as well as guest of the club, Michael Milbrandt, a former Strongsville Rotarian and potential new member.
 
Becky Clark presented the following information:
 
Interesting historical facts for the day:
  • 1985 - We Are the World album was released.
  • 1997 - A doctor in California announced that a 63 year old woman had given birth.
  • 1998 - James Earl Ray, convicted for the murder of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, died in prison.
  • 2005 - The first video was uploaded to YouTube.
  • 2008 - Home foreclosures in California soared to over 300 percent, beginning of the bubble.
 
 
Rotary Fun Facts:
In our 100 year history, the Rotary Foundation has spent over 3 billion dollars on programs and projects to support humanitarian efforts and scholarships.
 
Happy Bucks:
Becky received "Happy Bucks" from PDG/PP Bob Pattison, PDG/PP Dave Ewing, PP Denny Fulmer, PP Rick Taylor, Shawn Dougherty and PP Dan Matthews.
 
Announcements:
President Drew thanked the Rotarians who have sponsored this year's Spring Raffle and President-Elect Mark Clendenin for his work on this project.
 
President-Elect Mark gave an updated report on this year's Spring Raffle.