Happy 2009! If you’re like me,
you’re finding the years come and go much more quickly than they did when I (or
some of us) were young. I’m not sure what that means in the grand scheme of
things but I do know its a new year filled with new hopes and opportunities to
improve our lives.
For most of us that can mean
only one thing – making new years resolutions. For the majority of those who
make these resolutions, some (if not most) didn’t see February 1st
but to be fair, some do – and some last. Whatever your resolutions list may
have on it, please include remaining active with the Richland Sertoma Club on
your list…and stick to it. Your membership is not only appreciated, you are
Over the upcoming months we have
a lot going on and I hope you’re planning to be a part of it all; be sure to
watch your email for the details. In the meantime, here’s what’s happening this
Lunch meeting: Thursday, January 15th at 11:45am in the Summit Club: Don’t
miss the 2009 Club Sertoman of the Year Award presentation by Steve Etheredge
followed by our speaker, Dr. Thom Bristow, The Carolina Tale Spinner
(storyteller and educator) to tell us a wonderful story.
Mardi Gras Auction and Party Committee is off to a great start planning our
2009 fundraiser! We need the assistance and dedication of everyone in the
club to make this a worthwhile, memorable event. At our first Sertoma
lunch meeting in February, Ann Pauley
will send around a sign-up list for each member to commit to working part of
the day on February 21st. Similar to Sportsarama, we need all
"hands-on-deck" to make the fundraiser a success.
we need now: Please sell at least six to ten tickets to your family,
friends and co-workers; find
sponsors and donors and solicit great auction items. All of the forms you
will need are on our website and tickets can be ordered directly through the
keep our goal in mind - the money we raise from this event will send children
to Camp Sertoma, buy hearing aids and help needy
families in our area. What a wonderful goal to achieve while spending time with
some incredible people, our fellow Sertomans!.
Please remember as a reminder
from Eric Abuneel, our own fellow Sertoman and also General Manager of
the Summit Club, please honor the Summit Club rule of
no denim and no blue jeans.
Thank you again for all you do;
you make a difference.
In SERvice TO MAnkind,