Coming Up 4/17/20
Matt McKeever 
Omaha West Rotary History
Chair of the Day: Suzan Rohrig
Invocator: Bob Fell 
Last week re-cap 
Last week Mark Ellsworth gave the invocation.   We had over 50 members attend our meeting again online.  Elizabeth Hallgren introduced LesLee Hacker who shared her daughter's story with pediatric cancer and the founding of LoLo's Angels to promote research.  
How to Join Us 
Please plan to join us this Friday at noon for our regular meeting.  Please make sure your name is on your Zoom profile so we can let you in the meeting.  There are 3 ways to participate:
1.) You can join via our Zoom meeting by clicking on this link or pasting it into your browser.
This will allow us to see your face on camera (if you want- this is always an option to turn it off-everyone will be off once the speaker starts).  Download Zoom to your phone or computer now so you are ready.
2.)You can also join us on Facebook where we will stream the meeting live:
You will need a Facebook account to watch on Facebook and we won't see you on camera.  Again, if you need help setting up a Facebook account, please reach out.
3.) Lastly, you can participate via your phone (landline or cell phone) by calling in at any of these phone #s:    
       +1 346 248 7799 US 
        +1 408 638 0968 US
     +1 312 626 6799 US 
       +1 646 876 9923 US   and entering Meeting ID: 416 472 402
(You do not need a participant ID).  
Service Above Self
During last week's meeting, we heard how important blood transfusions are to those fighting cancer.   If you are able to safely give, please consider giving.  Share the blood drive on Facebook and with your family in friends. Thanks to all who gave yesterday and helped.  We filled all spots.  We have 2 more upcoming drives. 
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00-4:00, DJ’s Dugout, 777 N 114th St (Miracle Hills Square), Omaha
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00-4:00, Charlie’s on the Lake, 4150 S 144th St, Omaha
You can sign up at
Support our Friends at Champions 
As everyone knows restaurants and workers are suffering in this crisis.  We encourage you to patronize Champions Club if you will be eating out.  They have carryout and delivery available.   This is offered to Club members and also to Rotarians. Say you are with Rotary if you call.  Also, tip generously!
 CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ONLINE MENU   You can also call : 402-498-8900
Monthly Meeting Sponsor 
Thank you to Kent Templien/X-eqt, LLC for sponsoring our virtual meetings for the month of April.  If you would like to sponsor a month and be featured on our website, newsletter, and at weekly meetings, please contact Jennifer.
Info for Rotarians
Many of us are moving to online virtual meetings, here are some great tips for successful virtual meetings:
Some info for business owners as well from the U.S. Small Business Association:
Visit Other Clubs Online! 
Keep engaged and entertained while attending Rotary Club meetings from around the Metro/District online.   We will post them as they come online.  
Monday:  Millard at Noon on Facebook live:
Tuesday:  Omaha Morning at 7:30 am on Facebook live:
                  Lincoln 14,  at Noon  on Facebook live:
Wednesday: Omaha Downtown at Noon on Facebook live:
Thursday:  Omaha Suburban at noon:
Apr 17, 2020 12:00 PM
A History of Omaha West Rotary
Apr 24, 2020 12:00 PM
Food Bank for the Heartland
May 01, 2020 12:00 PM
May 08, 2020 12:00 PM
Dean of College of Public Health at UNMC
May 15, 2020 12:00 PM
May 22, 2020 12:00 PM
Jun 26, 2020 12:00 PM
View entire list
Upcoming Events
Board Meeting on Zoom
Apr 15, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Union for Contemporary Arts Night
May 12, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Board Meeting at Werner Park w/ Orientation
May 20, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
View entire list
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