YEAH... TWO NEW MEMBERS
PATTY BRAY ~ HILO MEDICAL FOUNDATION
 
JD DOMIZIO ~ HILO MEDICAL FOUNDATION
 
INTERNATIONAL CONCERNS
POLIO PLUS
Charlene Meyers, Hawai'i's Polio Plus Chair reported that our club has achieved 327% of our stated goal to help support Rotary International’s campaign to end polio. Way to go, members!
 
February 23 ~ Sharing our Rotary Club Flag
President Steve Handy exchanges Club Flags with Emii Kato of the Rotary Club of Tokyo Roppongi.
 
February 23
We join forces with the Rotary Club Kihei-Wailea to support a Rotary International Global Grant that will help with Health Camps and needed Eye Surgeries in India.
 
KEEPING BUSY AND HAVING FUN IN FEBRUARY!
 
GETTING TO KNOW OUR CLUB MEMBERS!
February 2 ~ Who is member Pat Guillen?
Pat is UH HIlo’s Athletic Director and shared with us his sometimes hilarious methods of sending resumés!
 
February 2 ~ Who is member Newton Chu?
Newton is a Director of the Hawaii Island for Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris and Knorek, Attorneys at Law.
 
February 15 ~ Valentine’s Membership Mixer
Want new members?  Want current members to show up at a function?  Is there a better way to entice a crowd than offer wine and a few sake tastings combined with great food! Many thanks to Ryan Kadota of Kadota Liquors who really knows his stuff!
 
February 23 ~ Our Club loves to help the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of East Hawaii
The Friends were in desperate need of new packages of underwear for abused children who are taken from their homes. (Did you see the Friends “ad” from last month’s page about the Drive?). Pat Guillen and Bobby Stivers-Apika help to fill a bag with new underwear packages held by club member Marcia Prose.
 
February 23-25 ~ Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
RYLA an annual leadership camp for high school students is a collaboration of all nine Rotary Clubs on Island. This year's successful Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp is thanks to the Rotary Club of Hilo as Host Club and its chair, Jennifer Tanouye. Outstanding leadership learning and opportunities to meet new students were the highlights for students from 10 different island schools. Mahalo to business sponsors: Iris Kuwaye of State Farm Insurance; Cary Ichinose of State Farm Insurance; Hilo Produce and Waterman.
 
 
Sponsors