The Rotary Club of Cleveland cultivates a diverse community of informed professionals working collectively to create a positive impact by exchanging ideas, forming meaningful, lifelong friendships, and giving back to our community. 
Join us this week at Rotary
Thursday, November 2, 2023
12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm
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Meeting ID: 814 8000 5757
Passcode: 032655
Melissa Conetti-Lamb
Celine's Donations Manager, Zelie's Home
Melissa is also a graduate student at John Carroll University in the Clinical Mental Heath Program. in her role, she works with donor relations, inventory management, donation requests, etc. She works primarily with Stephanie Thomas, Therese's Donations Manager. She will be speaking about her specific role at Zelie's Home. Zelie's Home history, missions, and the organization as a whole. 
Zelie’s Home is a caring community that empowers pregnant and parenting women to take positive and effective action on behalf of themselves and their children by providing physical, emotional, spiritual, and professional support.
Both the International Service and Vocational Service Committee's will meet after our virtual meeting  
1:00 p.m. using the lunch zoom link
Club Assembly - Make your attendance a priority!
November 9th is our first Club Assembly for this Rotary year. This is a perfect opportunity to be part of discussions relevant to our meeting format, volunteer events, speaker series, and committee activities. Learn about what we have planned and bring idea's of what we can do in the future! 
Are you aware we have a 50 person guarantee for our in person meetings at Windows on the River? Be a part of the solution and help us fill the room! 
"Service Above Self" Volunteer Opportunities
Wizard of Oz Volunteer opportunity
Theatre Agape presents an inclusive and adaptive production of the Wizard of Oz.  Our Foundation supported Theatre Agape with a $4,700 grant that pays for ASL during 3 production along with the adaptive equipment.  We are looking for 10 volunteers to help usher and assist with concession stand sales.
  • Saturday November 11th, production starts at 7:30 p.m. - Volunteers need to arrive by 6:30 p.m.
  • Disciples Christian Church - 3663 Mayfield Rd. - Cleveland Heights 44121
  • RSVP to Sharon at the Rotary Office 
St. Augustine Community Cupboard 
They are open 2x per week to allow those in need to receive 15 personal & food items, and 15 clothing items in 2 separate rooms.  The volunteers help with greeting, checking in & out, and navigating the crowd, carrying items for those who need help, sanitizing the grocery baskets used, and stocking shelves, etc. 
Upcoming volunteer dates and times: 
  • Saturday, December 9th., 2023 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday, January 20th., 2023 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Where: St. Augustine Community Cupboard, 2486 W. 14th St., Cleveland, OH 44113
Please RSVP to the Rotary Office at
Painting at the Merrick House - mark your calendars now! 
What:  Help paint 2 large daycare rooms at the Merrick House
When: Both Friday November 17th 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday
           November 18th, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Where: Merrick House located at 1050 Starkweather Ave. CLE  44113
Details: We will have all of the painting supplies, only thing needed is
             disposable gloves if you prefer. Please let the Rotary office know if
             you can help!
Greater Cleveland Food Bank           
Upcoming Volunteer Days Tuesday November 14th and Wednesday November 15th 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. if interested email or
American Red Cross Blood Donor Day, November 2, 2023  
Schedule your appointment today!
The Red Cross – which supplies ~40% of the nation’s blood – is experiencing its worst blood shortage in 10+ years & has been forced to limit blood products sent to hospitals. Patient care is at risk! Sign up to give ASAP & help overcome this blood crisis: 
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Upcoming Speakers
Nov 02, 2023
Zelie's House
Nov 09, 2023
Nov 16, 2023
Regional Major Gifts Officer, Rotary International
Nov 23, 2023
No Rotary Meeting
Nov 30, 2023
After Hours - Venue TBD
Dec 07, 2023
Dec 14, 2023
Our Club's holiday give back day
Dec 21, 2023
No Rotary meeting
Dec 28, 2023
No Rotary meeting
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Upcoming Events
International Service Committee Meeting
Windows on the River
Nov 02, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Vocational Service Committee
Windows on the River
Nov 02, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Project YESS Meeting
Microsoft Teams
Nov 03, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Community Service Committee Meeting
Windows on the River
Nov 09, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Youth Service Committee Meeting
Windows on the River
Nov 09, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Usher at the Wizard of Oz Play
Disciples Christian Church
Nov 11, 2023
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Cleveland Food Bank Volunteer
Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Nov 14, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greater Cleveland Food Bank Volunteer
13815 Coit Rd.
Nov 15, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Painting at Merrick House Volunteer
Merrick House
Nov 17, 2023
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Painting Merrick House
Merrick House
Nov 18, 2023
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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