November 2014 Rotary District 6080 Newsletter

Dick Mazanec Announcements, District Governor, District Governor Newsletters

Check your profile on DaCdb. Be sure all the information is accurate and current.

What is YOUR club doing? Let me know so it can be shared with the other clubs in our district.

10 tips to enhance your next service project

Part 3 of the webinar series Lifecycle of a Service Project provides key insights on finding the resources you need to carry out an effective, sustainable project. Discover 10 tips from the webinar, and learn why it’s best to start locally and build partnerships.

Deadline extended for Rotary Global Scholarshi​p applicatio​n

The application deadline for a Rotary Global Scholarship has been extended to November 3, 2014 to allow more time for Rotarians to inform prospective applicants about the wonderful Rotary Global Scholarship Program in which an outstanding prospective student will be chosen to receive a $30,000 award to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year at an institution of higher education of his/her choice. An application for a Rotary Global Scholarship may be obtained for the 2015-2016 year of study at, and then by clicking on Educational Programs, then Rotary Scholarships.

The deadline for submitting the completed Global Scholarship application to a local club in District 6080 is November 3, 2014 for the 2015-16 academic year.

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NOVEMBER is The Rotary Foundation Month

Two clubs use a Foundation grant to save lives in Mexico

Rotary members in Ajijic, Mexico, and Lincoln, California, USA, used a Rotary Foundation grant to combat the high mortality rate among women in the impoverished neighborhood of Tepehua, providing screenings for cervical and breast cancer. It’s just one example of the work made possible by your support of The Rotary Foundation.

Promote The Rotary Foundation – $100 per Rotarian per year and every Rotarian donate at least $20 to PolioPlus.

Every Rotarian Every Year.

Get at least one Benefactor per club. Contact the TRF Endowment Chair David Bixler for more information.

District Conference November 1-2, 2014 Saturday and Sunday

Rotary District 6080 Foundation Celebration Dinner November 15, 2014

The Foundation Banquet will start at 6 PM with a social and the dinner and program begins at 7 PM.

Tom Martin, Rotary International’s Major Gifts Officer will be the guest speaker.

All Rotarians invited. Learn more about The Rotary Foundation.

The event will be held at the Reynolds Alumni Center, 107 Alumni Court on the MU campus in Columbia, MO.
$40 per person

Dress: Black Tie/Tux Optional
Register on DaCdb Calendar.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS must be made separately
Contact the hotel directly to make your room reservations refer to “Rotary”
Stoney CreekHotel & Conference Center
2601 S. Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203
Reservations: 573-442-6400
1-800-659-2220 Mention ROTARY
Saturday the 15th…$109 per night

During November and December clubs will be holding their annual meetings and elections of officers and board members.
Isn’t it time for YOU to get more involved in Rotary? Say YES when asked or volunteer to serve. Everyone has something to contribute.

Continue to work on the Presidential Citation, District 6080 Goals, District 6080 Governor’s Citation and The Rotary Foundation Goals, but remember to HAVE FUN.


Go to DaCdb for information about District 6080 – its officers, committee chairs, clubs, members and calendar.

Go to and to find out what is happening in District 6080.

Go to and use the Search Box to get answers to most Rotary questions.


Dick Mazanec
Rotary District 6080 Secretary