Garrettsville – Garrettsville-Hiram Rotarians, having received a taste of the Power of the Pen at their meeting on November 17, affirmed their support for the program, directed at the Garfield Middle School by Mrs. Jackie Lovelace. This support took the form of a $600 contribution toward the facilitation of the district tournament to be held at Garfield in the spring. The club also briefly considered the possibilities in reaching out to middle school-age students with information about the goals and activities of Rotary at all levels.
Other items on the agenda included: (1) possible follow-up on the Renaissance 490 presentation by Rev. Fred Youngen, acknowledging the helpful community activities involved and the resources required to carry them out, (2) including the center as a future program, (3) recruiting new members, (4) planning for the Santa Delivery Project–truck needed, sign-ups at Business Works and McCumbers-Brady Realty, tradition since the ‘60’s, (5) beginning plans for Family Week coming up in February–sponsorships and donations will be solicited after the first of the year, contact any Rotarian, (6) ideas for new programs, (7) assembly at the Jackson Estates on December 13 at 6:30… CHRISTMAS PARTEEE !