Apr 02, 2015
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Bob Nelson, who's career has been spent at NASA, congratulates Dr. Michelle Thaller for bringing all the latest discoveries by NASA spacecraft and astronomers.  As seen in the photo below, Rotarians and guests were captivated by the photographic presentation.


President Elect Bob Fuhrman stands with other Clubs' Presidents Elect at the annual Chesapeake PETS held in Reston, Virginia.
(red arrow points to Bob)

Past President Tom Leuchtenburg with Caroline Taylor, Executive Director, Montgomery Countryside Alliance, and Ellen Letourneau, Outreach/Volunteer Coordinator.  Caroline presented her excellent 30-minute video on Montgomery County's Agriculture Reserve featuring some members of the farming community.  The video is available on DVD.

President Caesar Kavadoy presents the Rotary International cookbook to Rotarian Ed Edmundson.  Ed reviewed a number of positions that he has held and he currently has a passion to empower entrepreneurship in Nepal and other countries.
New Member Monica Farmer was installed at the meeting on February 12, 2015.  [L-R] Chinyere Amaefule (sponsor), President Caesar Kavadoy, Area Governor Barton Goldenberg and new member Monica Farmer.  Welcome, Monica, to the Potomac-Bethesda Rotary Club!

February 5 was windy and bitterly cold, but Potomac-Bethesda Rotarians brought warmth and Valentine's cheer to homeless women at Sophia House in Rockville.  Unfortunately the big smiles on the faces of the homeless women had to be blocked out due to privacy concerns.

There were only four volunteers at the Manna Food Center on February 10, 2015, but they were able to pack 192 boxes of food in two and a half hours.  Thanks very much to [L-R] Tom Lewis, Alex Naron, Bob Nelson and Brian (not shown).  Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 10, at 7pm and plan to come to help at Manna next month.

Nineteen Rotarians and guests braved icy conditions to attend the social on January 29. Guests included Steven Grant and new first-time guests Erica Siebrasse, David Hilbert and Jan Casadae.

Here is a very easy way to help us with fundraising.  If you are an Amazon shopper please bookmark this link http://pbrotary.org/Page/amazon in your browser and ask your friends and family to do the same.  Whenever you start your Amazon shopping from this page the club gets a percentage.  See the link above for details.  You can also get to it from our website banner at http://pbrotary.org.

We now have a page which serves as a launching point to our club’s Foundation.  Check it out at http://pbrotary.org/Page/our-foundation.  You can get to it in three ways from our home page (www.pbrotary.org) : Look for “Foundation” located on the banner or under the menu choices “About Us” or “Services/Projects”. Besides evolving content and links to internal and external resources, on that page we can now accept online donations for everything we do. 

President Caesar Kavadoy thanks Nabil Bedewi for all the hard work to implement the Potomac-Bethesda Rotary Club website featuring new capabilities to assist in Club fundraising.

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