Posted by Colin Heggie on Nov 12, 2019
President Paul Philps showed a 2017 Rotary Foundation video, celebrating 100 years of contributions, & over US$3B in support for a wide variety of health, education, peace & leadership projects around the world.  Jim Kanester followed with an explanation of Foundation recognition awards & points.  Members can go to https://www.rotary.org/en , click on My Rotary, login, click on Manage, Contributions, Donor History Report, View report, Individual Reports & Donor History Report, to see an Overview of contributions.  A second tab shows all your Transaction Details.  Jim moved on to a review of our scholarship program, where our Community Futures endowment fund has achieved returns of 3.67% & 3.5% in 2017 & 2018.  He presented Don Miller with a bottle of wine to recognize his continuing support of Vipers 50/50 Raffle tickets, with support from his wife Anne.  Jim is surrendering management of our 50/50 ticket sales to Gillian Canniff.  A discussion of membership retention & recruitment, through new & varied options, for busy people, ensued.