Boise Centennial Rotary for May 4, 2017
Welcome to the Boise Centennial Rotary bulletin! You are receiving this as a member, past member or attendee to an event. We invite you to join us for an upcoming meeting and look at some events we have coming up.
Rotary is building a park along the last stretch of Greenbelt and selling commemorative bricks.
Greenbelt lovers will jump at the opportunity to create a legacy to show their enthusiasm for the Greenbelt. Boise knows the Greenbelt is one of the things that makes Boise a special place! This park will be unique, featuring the Lugenbeel monument and honoring Greenbelt history. Order your brick now!
There will be three bricks available:
           4x8 three lines of text                       $50.00
           8x8 five lines of text                         $75.00
           8x8 Rotary logo & 3 lines of text      $95.00
May 2017 Board Meeting
The May Board Meeting is to be held Monday, May 1, 2017 at 5:30 pm in the Quiet Bar at The Riverside. Please join us!!
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District Conference coming to Sun Valley
Raffle Tickets are available for sale from your local Rotarian. Funds raised will support Rotary Programming throughout Southern Idaho. The tickets are $10 each and the grand prize is a travel voucher through AAA valued at ~$4000. There will be several other prizes yet to be named. Please contact Chase Erkins at if you are interested in purchasing.
Please plan ahead for District Conference to be held on May 19-20 in Sun Valley.
Boise Centennial gives additional gift of $2700 to Winter Wine'd Up Beneficiary, Giraffe Laugh
At our meeting on Thursday, we were happy to present Lori Fascilla, the Executive Director of Giraffe Laugh, with a supplemental check of $2700 from our Annual Winter Wine'd Up. After all the accounting was finalized, they raised about $15,000 to support early childhood education and development in the valley. We are proud to partner with such a great organization!!
Rotary Night at the Zoo - Thursday, May 4th 5:30-8:30
Enjoy a special private evening for Rotarians, family and friends to experience Zoo Boise.  In addition to viewing the animals on a beautiful spring evening without the crowds, you will have a chance to feed the giraffes, walk with the wallabies, learn about Rotary's global grant for mobile clinics in Mozambique and plans for Zoo Boise's innovative Gorongosa National Park Exhibit.  Food and drinks will be available. Tickcts are $20 per person and $10 for childern 16 and under.  All proceeds go towards the Rotary Gorongosa Global Grant and Zoo Boise's Gorongosa National Park Partnership.
The focus of this year' s Rotary global grant is on tranport for and training of health workers to reach thousands of people living in poor remote villages around Gorongosa so they can receive basic mdical services. The new exhibit at Zoo Boise will support the conservation of animals in Gorongosa National Park. See Idaho Public Television's documentary The Idaho Gorongosa Connection at
Please RSVP to your local Rotary Club President or Secretary.  We will need a head count by April 29.
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Wine Dine Be Kind Hosted by the Rotary Club of Nampa
Join us for our inaugural "Wine Dine Be Kind!" event presented by the Rotary Club of Nampa, benefiting The Shoe That Grows and other area non-profits. 
Saturday, May 13th 5:30 PM upstairs at the Ford Idaho Center, Rodeo Club
Dinner | Raffle | Silent Auction | Fun!
To sponsor or contribute auction and raffle prizes, please contact Rotarian and Fundraising Co-Chair, Bill Southworth (208)598-2811, or Rotary Club of Nampa President, Rhea Allen 208-250-9041
Monthly Drive - May 2017 
Let's help support the replanting around Stanley, ID after the devastating Pioneer Fire of last summer.
Needed Items:
Work Gloves
Anti-shatter glasses
Monetary donation
May 04, 2017
Retail Donation Manager
May 11, 2017
Christian Hospital Mungeli, India
May 18, 2017
Project Amigo
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Upcoming Events
Highway 55 Biannual Clean-up
Apr 30, 2017
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.

Join us Thursday mornings at 7am at The Riverside Hotel