Club Newsletter – December 2013

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December 7, 2013 

Future Club Leaders Elected

Congratulations to the following Club Members on their election for the 2014-2015 Rotary Year:

President – Elect: Allison Burkett
President – Nominee: Philip Otienoburu
Secretary: Betty Kernizan
Treasurer: Narcisse Mondesir
Sergeant-at-Arms: Phillippe Legrand

Membership: Mondez Thomas
Service Projects: Philip Otienoburu
Rotary Foundation: Michelle Tucker
Club Administration: Suzanne Austin

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December 14, 2013 

Program: Anita Charles – Christian Hearts for Haiti

Anita Charles is the Founder of Christian Hearts for Haiti, a non-profit organization that distributes school supplies and offer educational opportunities to underprivileged children.Anita Charles

Anita is very passionate about the work her organization is doing in Haiti and she epitomizes the saying “One person can make a difference”. She showed a compelling video that documents the building of a library at the public school in Saint Louis Du Sud, the town where she is from. She has future plans to build a toilet/bathroom at the school.

Anita is a native of Saint LouisDu Sud, Haiti. She came to the United States in 1973. She holds an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Central Piedmont Community College and Bachelors in Foreign Language (French) from UNC – Charlotte.

She is employed by a major financial institution in Credit Risk Management. Anita volunteers to teach English as a Second Language for the Edge Institute, an organization that is reaching the world through teaching.

Visit her website to find out more about her organization and how you can help. Click here for pictures from her visit to our Club.

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December 28, 2013 

Service Project – Ronald McDonald House

On Saturday, December 28th, the Charlotte End-of-the-Week Rotary Club provided and served breakfast at the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) in Charlotte, NC.

The RMH of Charlotte provides families a safe, comfortable and supportive home away from home while their children receive medical treatment at nearby medical facilities. This house is one of more than 300 Houses operating worldwide in 52 countries. The first RMH was opened in Philadelphia, PA in 1974.


We were greeted by other volunteers that work at the House and was given a comprehensive tour of this fantastic House and an overview of the services provided.

Visit their website for more information about RMH and how you can help.

Thank you to Suzanne, Mondez, and Allison for representing our Club. Click here for pictures from our time at RMH, courtesy of Robert Ashcraft Photography.

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Club Administration 

Club Dues: 3rd Quarter Club Dues are due on January 1st. Timely payment is essential for Club Operations. Please submit payment to our Club Treasurer or mail to our Club Address – Charlotte End-of-the-Week Rotary, P.O. Box 31513, Charlotte, NC 28231.

Make checks payable to: Rotary Club of Charlotte End-of-the-Week.

Membership: Everyday is a great opportunity to attract new members to our Club. Spread the word and invite other individuals who share your passion for service, to come out and fellowship with us.

DG Luther Moore has challenged us to increase our Membership to 25 or have a net of +4 Members by March 31, 2014.

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Our Club
January 4, 2014 – Club Meeting
January 11, 2014 – Club Meeting – Speaker – Barry Gullet, Director, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Dept
January 18, 2014 – Club Meeting – Speaker – Adam Eberhart, Community Relations Coordinator, Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
January 25, 2014 – Club Meeting

District 7680
January 8, 2014
Charlotte Area Rotary Clubs Leadership Meeting
Ice House, South End, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

February 1, 2014
Mid-Year Assembly
Wingate University, 8:30am – 12:00noon

Rotary International
June 1 – 4, 2014
Rotary International Convention,
Sydney, Australia

Visit our Club Calendar for a more comprehensive list of events.

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