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Meeting Notes 1/28/2015

 | Published on 2/10/2015

January 28, 2015


Our meeting March 11th will be held at Lifespring 517 College Ave Aurora




Dr Eva Serrano, Perla Camacho, Marisela Mascote and Lillian Martinez from LASO Aurora University


Wine And Chocolate Thoughts


The event was a tremendous success and there were some great stories to come out of the night.


Rich was amazed at the event and it exceeded his expectations as a first time attendee.


Peter as was especially moved by Luis Cepeda’s comments and the reference to a long ago conversation that led Luis to Rotary Exchange.


An Aurora Police officer, in attendance kept asking Joel questions about what our club does. He was amazed with how great of an event we had.


Thanks goes out to the entire club for the effort it takes to pull off such an event. There were also positive comments left on Square for the efficiency of the check-out process.


Guest Speakers



Latin American Student Organization from Aurora University told us about the trip they took to Los Angeles for National Council of La Raza. Our club helped them in their fundraising for this Hispanic leadership conference.

There are 30 students in LASO at AU and 11 attended the conference. There were many different sessions held and they were able to choose those that meant the most to them. It was a definite growing experience for them.


This year LASO at AU hosted Power Up to 220 high school students. These young adults are doing a great job of leadership in their community and we are proud to help them.


Happy $’s


Laura – Miss Columbia won the Miss Universe competition

Tom – Social Security check is coming in

Dave – Happy to see the future leaders in our youth

Sue – Happy to see Alyssa’s leadership skills coming out

Peter – Text from his son David that he passed his entrance exam for dental school




Laura had the winning ticket but drew the 6 of hearts.

 Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club 
Club President
Lewis Johnson

Ryan Ivemeyer 
Joe Kosner

Sue Debolt



Harriet Parker
Sergeant At Arms
Dan Howard

Aurora Sunrise Rotary Board Members

Lewis Johnson
Joe Kosner
Joel Huffman
Harriet Parker
Charlie Schmalz
Sue Debolt
 Ryan Ivemeyer
  Victoria was a recent in-bound from Venezuela and she has returned to pursue her college education. Now that she is graduating she is looking for employment to obtain her work visa.We never forget those who have gone out-bound or those we have been able to host for a year as an in-bound. Help Victoria find a position in her field which is Health Science and Biology with minor Chemistry and Physiology.

Victoria Resume

  Who Does Aurora Sunrise Rotary Help?

Mutual Ground
Teen Night

Elder Care Center

Fox Valley Christian Action
Aurora Inter-Faith Food Pantry
Once a month we stock the shelves on a Monday

Guy, Dave, Sue, Brian and Ben did some painting recently at the Food Pantry while Lewis cleaned the carpets.