Welcome to November! This is Foundation month for Rotary International. The Rotary Foundation funds our humanitarian projects, polio eradication and peace scholarships. Our impact is to  improve health and the environment, advance peace, provide education and alleviate poverty.
Giving DayAnd it’s Foundation Month in District 7430. Here are some of our Foundation events. Our Grants Committee started to receive District grant applications on November 1st. On November 6th we will hold a Foundation seminar with guest speakers from the Rotary Foundation and Rotary International. Register by November 4th at https://rotarydistrict7430.org/event/foundation-seminar-3/. Our Annual Fund Coordinators and Major Gifts speakers are visiting with Clubs to educate us about the impact of our contributions. We will celebrate an annual day of giving on November 23rd - Use the "Donate" Button on the menu line above for more details.
Our Project Showcase features Bill Erdman, our Paul Harris Society Coordinator, and Past District Governor Mike McCarthy, our Major Donor Chair. Maybe your Club will be inspired to use recognition points and Major Donor achievements to grow membership and service.
On November 9th, our Showcase Tuesday speakers will be Past District Governor Cindy Hornaman, our District Foundation Chair, Katie Farrell, our Annual Fund Coordinator, and Rotary Foundation Annual Giving Officer Rebecca Silber. Please register for Showcase Tuesday at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tdeurqzkvGt2a_oQ8LFtcf3UBISsMZ3ZT. Maybe your Club will consider a service project to be funded by the Foundation.
Please remember the District 7430 Foundation for Rotaplast and Youth Exchange. We can give in memory of Past District Governor Linda Young to support Rotaplast. We can give in memory of Past Rotarian Sharon Rittenhouse to benefit our Youth Exchange Program.  Send contributions payable to “Rotary 7430 Foundation” in specific memory to Thomas Hartzell, Treasurer, 1341 Biafore Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Please remember to register for our District Conference scheduled April 22-24, 2022 at the Hershey Lodge. Register at Rotaryathershey2022.org during November for a discount. Register for the International Convention scheduled for June 4-8, 2022 at rotary.org. I look forward to seeing you at our Club, District and International events!