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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....May 22, 2008
This weeks Reporter-Don Smith
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Guests:  Bob Stein introduced Larry Weir from the Greater Park Hill Sertoma Club. Bob said this was the 18 th return visit by Larry. Larry came to sell raffle tickets. 1 st prize: Dell Computer, 2 nd prize: Las Vegas deal and 3 rd prize: dinner gift card. Tickets are $10 ea, don’t need to be present to win, drawing June 7 th, 9am at Park Hill Golf Course.

Fines:  Table one of course; they had a guest, Larry Weir. (those guys never learn). Passed

Announcements:   Cliff Metzger’s father passed away, our sympathies to the family.

John Pifer had tickets for May 24 Rockies game BUT, that didn’t turn out to well so he announced he got a refund and now has tickets for July 19 th, a Saturday evening game.

Tim mentioned the upcoming Soap Box Derby May 31-June 1 st at Euclid Middle School. Our club is having a Lemonade stand and need help IF we can get the equipment. The Derby also needs help.

Jim Rees mentioned a couple golf tournaments coming up: Littleton Sertoma June 9 th a Monday, S.W. Sertoma July 14 th a Monday, and Friends of Man Aug 8 th a Friday.

Rick Campbell said Las Brisas has given us a lower price and fewer meals as a minimum. If we continue to use them, we will pick 6 or 8 different menu items and then rotate them week to week. Also, the Convention is July 17 th -19 th and is in addition to Bingo that night. We are thinking about a contingency plan for Bingo.

Jim Perkins had the winning bid for the left over raffle but he can’t use it so he donated it to Larry Weir to use at their raffle.

We received a Thank You card from The Center for Speech and Hearing.

Bingo Report:   87 players and $5064. There will be NO BINGO JULY 4 TH.

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George Hannes enlightened us today with his Bio. George was born Easter Sunday morning, April 4 th, 1926 in Toledo, Ohio, on the Banks of the Maumee. Maumee means Mother Water by Miami Indians. His grade school and high schools are still standing. To earn money as a young lad, George sold the Toledo Blade and News Bee on the corner of Collingwood & Delaware. For extra money, he would sell numbers. He attended Toledo and Emory Colleges but it took him over 14 years to get a college degree due to all the moving around the world he did.

In 1943, he joined the Army Air Force 1943 – 1946. If your under 50, you probably didn’t know there was an Army Air Force. A year after being discharged, George married Jean Collins and they have been together over 61 years. He started out working for LOF (Libby Owen Ford ?) in 1950, transferred to W. by W. by Gawd, VA in 1952 to the first LOF fiber glass plant. Mergers & sub mergers, his company became part of John Manville, spending 32 years there as Eng. Etc VP research, finished JM career building plants overseas. He served on 3 outside corp. boards while with JM and worked in England, France, Japan, Finland, Germany, Italy and the Soviet Union. George retired from JM in 1982 and had his own consulting business until 1988 ala Social Security and no more travel!!

George was invited to Sertoma by Bill Parchen and Dick Sorensen, 2 of the best. You can read his complete SOD presentation by click here. George, SOD


Program:  Because of the death of Cliff’s father and no one volunteered to be a program, there was none.

If you have ANYTHING that the club might be interested in (even if were not) plan to be an EMERGENCY PROGRAM. Ideas: hobbies, sports, that hole-in-one, a vacation, when you were a war hero........

We dismissed early.

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May 29 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Doug Harder
June 5 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Jim Helmick
June 10 - Board meeting 6p.m. All members welcome
June 12 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Dean Hiss
June 19 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Bob Hogge
June 26 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Kirk Hon
July  3 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Orian Hunter
July  8 - Board meeting 6p.m. All members welcome
May 30 - Bingo Team E
June 6 - Bingo Team A
June13 - Bingo Team B
June 20 - Bingo Team C
June 27 - Bingo Team D
Skipping the 4th, not sure what team is up next.
July  11 - Bingo Team ?
July  18 - Bingo Team ?

Click the printer (or here) for a printable version
   Editors notes:     If you want an electronic copy of the Roster,    send an e-mail.
Sertoma Application form: app.pdf

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What a great tip. I never noticed this before.. Read on.

Bet you get up and go to the kitchen as soon as you read this to check it out.
Whoever looks at the end of your aluminum foil box? What a fantastic idea!

I've been using aluminum foil for more years than I care to remember.
Great stuff, but sometimes it can be a pain. You know, like when you are in the middle of doing something and you try to pull some foil out and the roll comes out of the box.

Then you have to put the roll back in the box and start over.
The darn roll always comes out at the wrong time. Well, I would like to share this with you.

Yesterday I went to throw out an empty reynolds foil box and for some reason I turned it and looked at the end of the box. And written on the end it said, "Press tab to lock end," or "Press to secure roll."

Right there on the end of the box is a tab to lock the roll in place.
How long has this little locking tab been there? I then looked at a generic brand of aluminum foil and it had one too. I then looked at a box of Saran wrap and it had one too!
I can't count the number of times the Saran wrap roll has jumped out when I was trying to cover something up.

I'm sharing this with everyone who didn't know this and those of you who already knew it.
I hope I'm not the only person that didn't know this.