Welcome to another issue of our weekly bulletin! We continue to meet on Zoom, but we hope our our meetings will be in person again before summer.
This week's program
 President Carla called the 13th meeting of the Rotary year to order at 12:00pm.  The Pledge was led by Dino. President Carla  introduced all of our visiting Rotarians and honored guests.  Visiting Rotarian was Shazia Hakim, from Ontario CA Scarborough Club.    Other honored guests were Gina Marie Byers and Dave Kinsey.
Shazia is currently a visiting professor at the Dine College.  She is organizing a North American virtual conference for  regarding the country-wide issues that Covid 19 has brought to Native Americans.
Happy Bucks:    
Mike W and Barb celebrating their  44th wedding  anniversary.  $44.  
Carla bought a house.     
Paul Wagner's  son is a HS senior and will attend  Univ of AZ!  $21. 
Dave Kinsey's daughter has moved into town. 
Dino D just being happy to get into 2021.  $21
Millicent - $21 surviving COVID!  
Eric Walden noted the Interact Club is working on an ongoing project called Crutches for Africa.  They are having such success finding equipment they are looking for a ST storage facility.
Millicent announced the 3Q member statements have been sent out.
Paul Wagner initiated a 8 minute breakout session within the group.  The club was split into groups of 4 and we were encouraged to talk!
Chad introduced our guest speaker - Doug Arnett COO of Quality Connections.  Also attending was CT the manager of the office supplies group. 
QC is a Flagstaff based 501(c)(3) and AZ Qualifying Charitable Organization.  It was formed in 1999 to provide help for those who have barriers to success in the world.  They provide employment, life skills, and living opportunities for individuals with disabilities. 
Their employment is 120.  They are helping over 200 clients through 6 residential group homes, help with independent living, a Montessori based adult day learning center, and job training.
Their goal is to be both a good employer and a good community member through the integration and participation of disabled people in society.
Rotarians can actively support this organization through their office supplies business Quality Connection Business Services.  They sell and deliver office supplies, paper, ink and toner, breakroom supplies, and janitorial supplies.  They also provide electronic recycling and printer toner recycling.
Visit them at QualityConnections.org.
Carla noted the book donated in Doug and CT's names to Family food center reading room is 'Brown Girl Dreaming'
Meredith Potts  led us in the Four Way Test, and we adjourned at 1:00 pm.
Upcoming Speakers
Jan 19, 2021
Flagstaff Red Cross
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Upcoming Events 
Board Meeting
Jan 12, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Board Meeting
Feb 09, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Board Meeting
Mar 09, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Laura Trout
January 23
Mike Williams
Barbara Williams
January 8
Join Date
Mike Williams
January 1, 1987
34 years
Vaughan Winborne
January 1, 2006
15 years
Chris Verrill
January 2, 2001
20 years
Meredith Potts
January 15, 2011
10 years
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