DANVILLE FOOTBALL and other matters

Superintendent of Danville Community School Corporation, Tracey Shafer, will be our host for this week’s meeting of the Danville Rotary Club.  He has arranged for both Aimee Harvey, the new athletic director, and Jaymee Comer, the new head football coach, to be our speakers.  Please join us to welcome these two and find out what’s new at Danville Community High School. 

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Natalie Brake

This Thursday (11:45AM) at the regular meeting of the Danville Rotary Club, Suzanne Whicker will be introducing Natalie Brake. Natalie is serving as the Chair of the Alliance for Diversity in Hendricks County and will talk about how & why this organization was formed.  We will meet at the Hendricks County Fair Grounds.

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2019-20 Year End Party

As Jenny Pearcy ends her year as Danville Rotary Club President, Mark Morgan steps into her shoes for his upcoming term.  The Rotary Club of Danville met on June 25th at the Cartlidge Barn of Hendricks County to celebrate, with food provided by The Mayberry Cafe.  Heath Allen received the Lois J Arnold Award for service to the community through the club.  Mark Morgan was selected as Rotarian of the Year.  Between the check which was presented and the cash donations that night, Shared Blessings was given almost $800 from Rotary.

 
Those receiving a Rotary Scholarship this year were:   Jordan Riddle, Charity Oliver, Joseph Oliver, Tristan Oren, $500 each;  Anna Gummere, Garrett Fulwider, Elizabeth Burger, Shaye Noe, $1000 each.  They and their families were in attendance for the party. 
 
Mark Morgan also declared that his year would be devoted to helping with the clean water project that Kevin Hill, Ron Bocksthaler & Pat Cockrum visited in El Salvador where they helped install a safe drinking water system to the village.
 
The Rotary Club of Danville Meets every Thursday at 11:45 at North Salem State Bank at Old Farm (Temporarily at the Hendricks County 4-H Conference Complex until further notice).


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Danville High School Rotary Interact hears Bob Buchanon

On November 12th the Danville High School Rotary Interact Club listened to Bob Buchanon, from Bowling Green, Kentucky, tell of his travels all over the world on behalf of Rotary.  He is helping to bring good will,  fresh water, and polio vaccines to countries far and wide.  While visiting the Interact Club he presented Emily Brewer with her Paul Harris Fellow Certificate.  Rotary is changing lives!

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Updates to Jack Willard Community Park

Since opening Jack Willard Community Park our club members have been overjoyed about the community use of the space. Never resting on our laurels, plans are in place for improvements to the space.

On October 26th we will introduce six local artists, two of them children, who have created artwork to be displayed in the park. The celebration will begin at 11:00, with artist introductions at 11:30. A free hot dog lunch will be provided. We are very excited to add this visual artistic component to the park.

Secondly, there are very few trees in the space and none big enough to provide much shade. We are undertaking an effort to provide a shade sail similar to the one in this picture.

This will be installed over the existing picnic table to allow for some cooling off during the hottest days of summer.

Thankfully the Town of Danville Parks Department can do the installation. However, we don’t want to have any cost to the Danville Parks Department for the structure itself.

Our club has committed funds for the project, and would like to enlist the communities help in funding this project. We are hoping to raise $2,000 through individual donations and our club will match that to make this dream a reality.

Please use the Paypal link on the top right of our website to make your tax deductible donation.

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