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Newsletter - Current Mar 31, 2017
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April 2017

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Happy Aloha Friday!






Yours In Rotary Service,


Ryan McNally

President 2016-2017

We are excited to welcome the followintg speakers for the month of April:


April 3rd:  Paul Tonnesson – Friends of Children's Justice Center

April 10th:  Jeannie Skog - Maui Economic Development Board

April 17th:  Kepi McMenemy - Speaking on Acupuncture

April 24th:  Alexis Dascoulias – More details and photos from her amazing Global Grant trip to  Myanmar and Taiwan



Paul Tonnesson

Friends of Children's Justice Center

 On Monday, April 3 Paul Tonnessen from Friends of Children’s Justice Center will be our speaker. The mission of their organization is to provide assistance to abused and neglected children in Maui County and to promote prevention of child abuse and neglect. Also he’ll be talking about their  toy drive and breaking the cycle of family dysfunction. Paul currently sits on various boards and is the President on the Board of Directors for Maui Nonprofit Directors Association, Maui Family Support Services, Iao United Church of Christ Council and Finance, Family Court/Drug Court, Maui Pride, Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofits (HANO) and the Hawaii Children's Trust Fund. Paul also is a core member of Ho'oikaika Partnership and Hanai Coalition. Paul currently spends his lunch hours twice a week working with problematic and at risk youth with a partnership with Hui Malama Learning Center.




Important Dates to Rember:

  • April 7th - Celebration for 100 years of the RI Foundation - UH    Maui Class Act Restaurant
  • April 8th - Maui Assembly - Pomaikai Elementary School
  • May 6th - Club Retreat - Location TBD
  • May 19th - May 21st - District Conference - Sheraton, Kaanapali
  • June 30th - All Island Induction for 2017-2018 Presidents - Seascape Restaurant - Maalaea




Thank you to a Chuck Spence and A Cup of Cold Water for coming to our meeting last month to collect items for their delivery van, and a BIG mahalo to those that brought some much needed supplies for the homeless. 













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