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AMRC Midday News for November 21, 2023
V14 N14
November is Rotary Foundation Month
 
November 11 - Santa's Heros Pancake Breakfast
November 14 - North Texas Red Cross
November 14, 2023
Dr Linda Braddy, CEO
North Texas Red Cross
From the Red Cross Web Site:
"We respond to an emergency every 8 minutes.
No one else does this: not the government, not other charities. From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever we’re needed, so people can have clean water, safe shelter and hot meals when they need them most.
  • We respond to an average of more than 60,000 disasters every year.
  • 95% of our disaster relief workers are volunteers.
  • The vast majority of disasters we respond to are home fires."
Dr. Linda Braddy joined the American Red Cross North Texas Region as its CEO in February of 2023. Linda served as the president of Dallas College Brookhaven Campus from 2019 to 2023, where she was responsible for leading initiatives which contribute to the vibrancy, growth, and economic stability of Dallas County. Among her responsibilities, Linda served as interim provost while helping Dallas College restructure to meet the needs of students and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 23 - Feed the Hungry
Thanksgiving 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Looking for something to do on Thanksgiving morning?
 
Join Martika and Kelvin for this wonderful opportunity to help others on thanksgiving morning.  Kelvin and Martika have volunteered for this event for the past several years. 
 
Carol Benavides (who owns Joe’s Pizza in downtown Carrollton) operates this event. It’s a great group of volunteers. 
 
Mark Your Calendars
Nov 11 - Veteran's Day
 
Nov 11 - Santa's Heros Pancake Breakfast 
 
Nov 14 - Lunch at May Dragon - North Texas Red Cross
 
Nov 17/18 - Pick Up Flags
 
Nov 21 - No Meeting - Thanksgiving Break
 
Nov 28 - The Addison Airport - Lunch at the Airport
 
Rotary International Foundation Minute
CNBC Names Rotary Foundation One of the Top 10 Foundations Worldwide!
They're big and global, with budgets exceeding $100 million and net assets of at least $65 million. Yet these 10 charities manage to do exceptional work throughout the country and overseas, all while maintaining stellar financial management and transparency. Full report and how to get involved.
 
 
 
Please do not confuse the Rotary Foundation with the Addison Midday Rotary Club Foundation
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OF THE THINGS we think, say, or do:

 1) Is it the TRUTH?

 2) Is it FAIR to all Concerned?

 3) Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSIPS?

 4) Will it be BENEFICIAL to all Concerned?

Speakers
Nov 21, 2023
Nov 28, 2023
Addison Airport
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Upcoming Events
Pick Up Flags - Veterans Day
Nov 18, 2023
 
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Speaker Suggestion? 
For Speaker Suggestions, please contact one of the Speaker Co-Chairs.
 
Service Project Suggestion?
For Service Project Suggestions, please contact one of the Club Service Co-Chairs.
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