Last week's Speaker - Feb 6:  
 Chris Askin - President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.
In addition to its core philanthropic work, the  Foundation focuses on community engagement by leading initiatives as a neutral convener, educating the community, and addressing persistent issues.  One of these is the housing project on Sage Street titled Village on Sage Street, where they have provided affordable housing for 220 community members. The Village on Sage Street aspires to bridge those with home insecurity to safe, secure housing on their way to permanent housing.
The Community Foundation of Western Nevada was founded in 1998 as a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization and currently administers 260 charitable funds on behalf of donors, totaling $128 million in assets. It has distributed over 9,500 grants and scholarships totaling over $132 million.
More Meeting News
Sgt-at-Arms - Burnell Reliford
Pledge of Allegiance - Jonathan King
4-Way Test - Denny Williams
Thought of the Day - Ann Potts
Welcome Table - Megan Reese 
 WE NEED HELP AT THE WELCOME TABLE for future meetings - please jump in.
Sign-ups for February and March are:
02/13 - Burnell Reliford
02/20 - Holly Bromley
02/27 - Open
03/05 - Open
Fines & Recognition
Adrienne Tholme rang the BIG BELL in recognition of being elected to the Board of Directors of ASHRAE (the global society committed to humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of HVAC, refrigeration and their allied fields) at their Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.
Dan Carne, a native of Kansas City paid a $50 fine to acknowledge the newest Super Bowl Champions. GO CHIEFS!!!
Jason Morris donated $50 to the club for 4 UNR men's basketball tickets to an upcoming game which were generously donated by Denny Williams.
Annual Foundation Dinner
Friday, January 31
10 club members were on hand to help celebrate the Rotary Foundation and see President Kyle receive 2 awards on behalf of Reno South at the dinner held on Friday, January 31: a Certificate of Support for Rotary international's End Polio Now campaign, AND a 100% Foundation Giving Club Award for 100% club participation in Foundation giving and a per capita contribution of $100 or more. 
This is a prestigious club award!
1 of only 1,550 clubs worldwide to achieve TOP THREE HIGHEST in PER CAPITA ANNUAL GIVING
1 of only 2,400 clubs worldwide at attain status of an EVERY ROTARIAN EVERY YEAR CLUB
1 of only 4,000 clubs worldwide to become 100% FOUNDATION GIVING CLUB
RSR Upcoming Events & Programs:
Feb 13 - Valentine's Program - make a date now with your significant other! Please RSVP to the Invitation sent to each member via email on Friday, February 7th.
Feb 20 - Anjeanette Damon - Investigative Reporter for the Reno Gazette Journal.
Feb 27 - Edward Estipona and Mikalee Byerman - "Just be Positive"
Mar 05 - Sabre Rubenstein on Healing Health Care. CAREVRx provides a fully immersive experience allowing patients to explore and interact with nature.
Mar 12 - Late afternoon meeting at the Discovery Museum.  Dark at noon. Meet at the museum no later than 4:00 pm
Additional Activities & Announcements
March 18 (Wednesday).  Rotary Means Business convenes at High Sierra Industries, with special activities and refreshments.  Please plan to attend this evening event and support Rotary and our 3 Rotarians who are a part of HSI.
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