This week: August 24, 2018 - - Club Membership Plan Discussion
August 24: - Club Membership Plan Discussion
August 25:     Buy a ticket and donate a backpack to enter. Classic car show, food trucks, ice cream, events for children, etc. Classic car show begins at 11:00 am; ice cream begins at 1:00 pm - 10th Anniversary Park Potomac Ice Cream Social for Charity
August 31: Marilyn Nevy-Cruz - Rotary Education - Interact
September 7: Michael E. O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence Director of Research - Foreign Policy,  The Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair The Brookings Institution is a century-old American research group on Think Tank Row in Washington, D.C - Michael E. O'Hanlon, Brookings Institutue
September 12: - Board Meeting



Last week: Focus on Membership – Ronnie T. Davis

August 17th

Our speaker was Ronnie Teitler Davis, Rotary District 7620 Membership and Engagement Chair 410-459-4632 . Here’s a message she wrote for the District 7620 newsletter: As we are coming into the dog days of summer, what are you doing to keep your membership cool? Is it time for a membership health check?

Use this site for a way to find out how to keep your club healthy https://bit.ly/2L5IASZ

Does your strategic plan coincide with the results? Many of you have asked about satellite clubs. Here is a very short video which explains what a satellite club is and how to begin one. https://bit.ly/2L2gmV4

Mark your calendars for September 12 as we will be holding a Membership Seminar! Location to be announced!


Molly K. Gimmel

July 20th

Today’s speaker, Molly K. Gimmel,is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Design To Delivery Inc. D2DInc was founded in September 2001 as a consulting firm dedicated to helping small businesses win and manage government contracts. D2DInc helped its clients win hundreds of millions of dollars in federal contracts, and assisted over 400 companies in getting on the GSA Schedule. In 2009, the company established its own federal practice and is now 100% focused on serving government agencies in the areas of acquisition and contract management; program management; budget and financial management; and administrative and clerical support. Molly currently serves as Chair of the National Board of Directors for the National Association of Women
Business Owners (NAWBO), and is a past president of the NAWBO Greater DC Chapter. She was named an Enterprising Woman of the Year in 2014 by Enterprising Women magazine and serves on the Enterprising Women Advisory Board. She also received a Brava Award from Smart CEO magazine in 2015 recognizing outstanding female CEOs.


RG is Our New DG

July 19th

Rich Glover, the new District Governor for District 7620, visited us last week and shared his vision of Rotary during the coming year. Rich is a former Navy Hospital Corpsman and healthcare executive. He began his Rotary life with the Rotary Club of Johnson County, in Olathe, Kansas. He chaired an international project to benefit Mother Theresa’s homes in Calcutta, and served as president of that club. After a move to Maryland, he joined and became president of the Rotary Club of Southern Frederick County, one of four large clubs in Frederick County. Recently, he led the effort to establish the new club—Smoketown, in Brunswick, MD. Rich’s wife Susan is past president of the Rockville Club and Chair of the District’s Youth Exchange Programs Committee. He discussed his plans for the coming year and described his fifth item for the Four Way Test: Is it Fun?