September 24, 2018 Meeting of the Elkhart Rotary Club featuring a presentation from 91.1 WGCS 'The Globe' Radio's station manager, Jason Samuel
September 24, 2018 Meeting of the Elkhart Rotary Club
President Peter Norton welcomed Rotarians and introduced Mick Faloon who provided thoughtful words, led the Pledge and Four-Way Test.
Glenn Peterson introduced our guests including Visiting Rotarian Brian Bloom from the Goshen Club. Guests of Rotarians were:  Jason Bryant, enjoying of his final weeks as an official 'guest' (Doug Risser), Norma Ortiz-Coronado (Jennifer Hayes), Irwin Larrier (Merritt Dilts), Rebecca Kuiken (Terri Rickel).
  • Eric Garton mentioned the importance of social media to our club, including a new initiative from the Marketing Committee which will add the following week's speaker to our Facebook page every Monday. We encourage everyone to LIKE and SHARE these announcements with their friends to encourage exposure of our speakers and how cool the Elkhart Rotary Club really is!
  • Peter Norton mentioned a volunteer opportunity on Sunday, October 14; Cancer Resources for Elkhart County is sponsoring an event and could use some help. Contact Peter if you're able to help out.
  • Don't forget, our Rotary Foundation Dinner is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018 at the The Lerner Theater, Crystal Ballroom; 5:30pm (EST) - Fellowship and Cocktails, 6:30pm (EST) - Dinner. Still time to register, let's have a great showing from our club!
Sergeant Jim Rieckhoff took the stage for our club's weekly fundraising. - - Remember, fines raised at meetings throughout the year totaling approximately $10,000 support local not-for-profits through grants awarded in the spring. 
Did you know that there are over 40 High School radio stations in the state of Indiana?
Or that there are a dozen high quality college radio stations as well?
Jason Samuel, Station Manager for WGCS 91.1 'The Globe' in Goshen presented about this national AWARD-WINNING radio station, now in its 60th year on the air! Want to help celebrate? The Station is holding a public 'birthday party' on Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, featuring free station tours and, of course, birthday cake! To learn more about this terrific local treasure, visit their website at
To learn more about the Elkhart Rotary Club visit our website at
Or join us for a meeting; we meet on Mondays, 12 p.m. at the Matterhorn Catering and Conference Center.