Feb 28, 2019 12:00 PM
"Women's Athletics-50 Years and Counting"
Mar 07, 2019 12:00 PM
Mar 14, 2019 12:00 PM
Mar 21, 2019 12:00 PM
Mar 28, 2019 12:00 PM
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Upcoming Events
Feb 25, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Trustee Meeting
Mar 05, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Buy the Big Wheel 2019
Player's Club at Deer Creek
Mar 07, 2019
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
19-20 Committee Chair Orientation
Mar 12, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
770 North 93rd St
Mar 14, 2019
Board meeting
Mar 18, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mar 25, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
After Hours Hosted by Carmela Kramer Karni
Carmela's Office
Mar 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
770 North 93rd St
Apr 11, 2019
Board meeting with Orientation
Apr 15, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Coming Up 2/28/19 
Carol Frost  
"Women's Athletics- 50 Years and Counting" 
Chair of the Day: Bob Mundy 
Invocator:  Mary Bernier 
11:15 Greeter: Bob Perrin 
11:45 Greeter: Judy Sealer 
New Member Table Host: Angeline Larson 
Last week re-cap 
Last week Kelly Adams and Alice Schumaker served as greeters and Amanda Fink gave the invocation.  We had several announcements, presentations, and a new member introduction.   Bob Perrin introduced us to Dr. Michael Gross who talked about individuals making an impact through international medical service.  The RISK bag was at $286 and Steve Riekes won a free lunch.
Welcome Kevin Story! 
Last week Dan Lupardus introduced us to new member Kevin Story.  Kevin is an Owner and Real Estate Broker for Realty ONE Group. Kevin and his lovely wife Terri, who is a veterinarian, are expecting a baby girl this summer to join his 2 teenage daughters.  He enjoys running, hiking with his family and looks forward to any time spent outdoors.  He has enjoyed volunteering with the Benson Area Refugee task force, teaching computer classes to new refugees where he is able to give back to the community using his experience and expertise in software development.
Engagement Award 
Last week Jared Bakewell presented Eli McNichols and Tom Kerfoot with the first-ever Suburban Rotary Engagement Award. This is new  for this Rotary year and recognizes Rotarians for being involved at a higher level. Congratulations to them both!  To see your engagement tracking, CLICK HERE.    
Requirements include: 
  1. Community Service - participate in two community service activities.

  2. Committee Meetings - attend two committee meetings.

  3. Donation - make a $100 donation to the two foundations we support: the Suburban Rotary Charitable Foundation and The Rotary Foundation.

  4. Guests - bring two potential member guests to a club meeting.

  5. Miscellaneous - attend two activities of any combination of the following type:

    1. Attend a Suburban Rotary Yearlings meeting

    2. Attend a Suburban Rotary after hours event

    3. Attend a District 5650 meeting or event

    4. Serve as greeter

    5. Give an invocation

    6. This list may be added to or subtracted to at the discretion of the membership committee or at the direction of the president

Nominations for Suburban Rotarian of the Year Nominations
Nominations are being sought by the 4-Way Test Committee for  Suburban Rotarian of the Year (Omahan of the Year will come later.)       Nominations are due by March 15th. 
You can now submit nominations online.  Click HERE to nominate a Suburban Rotarian of the Year.  
After Hours  
Thanks to Ralph Williams/Cruise Planners for hosting a fun after hours on a cold day last week!   Mark your calendar for March 7th for Buy the Big Wheel and March 28th for an After Hours hosted by Realtor Carmela Kramer Karni.
Hotel/Motel Training Rescheduled to 3/30
If you are looking to make an impact on the scourge of Human Trafficking in our area, consider being a hotel/motel trainer.  You will teach employees how to spot and report signs of human trafficking. To learn how to do this, you must attend a training session by the Coalition on Human Trafficking.   The final session was rescheduled from this weekend due to weather to March 30th from 9am-1pm in Lincoln. To sign up, go to our website and see the tab on the upper left side.  Contact Jennifer at the office with questions.  
Buy the Big Wheel 2019- Sold Out! 
While the booths are sold out, the networking opportunities are not.  Please mark your calendar to attend! 
Thursday, March 7th 4pm-7pm
Deer Creek Player's Club 
12100 Deer Creek Drive
Omaha, NE 
Rotary Book Club
The next selection is "Bones Don't Lie," by Melinda Leigh.  It looks like a suspense thriller, and is an Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestseller.  
Our next meeting to discuss this book is Tuesday, March 12, at 5:30 p.m. at Wheatfields on 103rd and Pacific.  Please remember that attendance at the Book Club counts as a Rotary Attendance members welcome! 
About Us
Last week Kevin Welsh read a tribute on behalf of Scott Cernik about the closing of SkateDaze. The link to the Facebook tribute is here. 
(If you have info for the About Us section) please contact Jennifer. 
Monthly Lunch Sponsor


Thank you to Dan Lupardus/Futureware for his sponsorship of speaker and student lunches for the month of February.








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ATTENDANCE at Suburban Rotary needs to be at 50% of the meetings. Make-ups also count. 


ONLINE MAKE-UPS Have you checked this out? If you sometimes find it hard to attend a make-up meeting locally or while out of town, check out the option and opportunity of making up a Rotary meeting 24/7 via the internet. You will find this information at for more information.  Check your attendance status anytime on our website. 

Bellevue , Monday Noon, DJ's Dugout, 23rd & Cornhusker-West of Kennedy Frwy,Bellevue

Millard- Monday Noon, German American Society located at 3717 South 120th Street

Omaha Morning Tues., 7 a.m.,  Happy Hollow 
Omaha Northwest , Tues. Noon,

 Jerico's, 11732 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE 68154


Omaha Rotary Night Club
They meet the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 pm.
We are now known as the Omaha Rotary Night Club! Our meeting time has also changed, we now meet the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 pm at DJ's Dugout at 176th & Q.  
Starting April 2, 2019, we will be changing all future meetings to Vincenzo's, 15701 Pacific St.

Council Bluffs Centennial Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. HyVee in the Mall of the Bluffs

Downtown -Wednesday Noon, Field Club

Western Douglas County 7 a.m., Elkhorn Common Ground Community Center, 1701 Veterans Drive (l block north of Elkhorn H. S.)

Council Bluffs Thursday Noon, Council Bluffs Senior Center


Omaha West Friday Noon,  Champions Club,
Member Birthdays
Byron Stigge
February 6
Jordan Walker
February 6
John Binderup
February 8
Terry Ferguson
February 11
Connor Lund
February 12
Don Leu
February 14
Eli McNichols
February 15
Bob Perrin
February 17
Christian Kloster
February 17
Judy Vann
February 17
W. D. (Will) Prout
February 20
Jack Heidel
February 23
Edna Brooks-Pittman
February 25
Terri Grigsby (Greenwood)
February 26