From the Desk of Dave Williams- Sgt. At Arms

October 17th was a busy and productive day for our club. At 10:00 AM the October board meeting was held at Weber’s. 13 members met with District Governor Jane McManus. An hour later 13 additional members met as the Program and International Projects Committees. 89 of us attended the luncheon. Although we had no guests, […]

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Collegiate Research Professorship-Mousumi Banerjee

Biostatistics professor Mousumi Banerjee has made significant contributions to statistical methodology in the areas of machine learning, correlated data, survival analysis and competing risks. She also is a highly respected team scientist who collaborates with multiple clinical research groups to improve human health. Banerjee earned a Bachelor of Statistics degree and a master’s degree in […]

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Meeting Notes for October 10, 2018

President Greg struck the Rotary bell as only a Nebraska man can…no, he didn’t miss it. Its clarion tones circled the Weber’s ballroom as Deanna Relyea quickly launched into “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Toni Gupta, her eyes intent on the flag, came up after a moment and delivered a heartfelt Inspiration. “These are the 7 Rules […]

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From the desk of John White: October 15, 2018

Weekly Meeting Statistics: A total of 106 members welcomed incoming Executive Director Lori Walters and five of our seven new members (Brendan Chard, Barb Mulay, Beth Nissen, Ron Slagell, and Irem Yoruk). Naren Bhatia and Reed Vander Slik, the remaining two, will be inducted later. We also had two Visiting Rotarians (former club member Doug […]

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Harpoon for October 3, 2018

The Star Spangled Banner opened our meeting. Dennis Powers inspired us with readings from an essay about educating children in poverty by Cynthia “Mama J” Johnson, the lead middle school principal in the Kansas City Public Schools. Parts of that inspiration: “Children who come from generations of poverty or those who find themselves there because […]

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