Feb 03, 2023 7:25 AM
Cuyahoga County Veterans Treatment Court
Cuyahoga County Veterans Treatment Court
Feb 10, 2023 7:25 AM
Fentanyl and Families In Harm's Way
Feb 17, 2023 7:25 AM
Alzheimer's Association
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Food Bank Friday

The food bank is looking for larger size peanut butter and jelly.

Queen of Hearts

Brian Krusz's table won the drawing table drawing.  The Queen of Hearts is worth $461 and there are 37 cards left.  They are responsible for putting up the banners and selling tickets this week.

Chili Open Requests

Raffle Tickets - if you have already sold your raffle tickets bring back the stubs and payment to the meeting.  Members, if you did not pick up an envelope with raffle tickets they will be available to pick up tomorrow, if you can't make it please let us know the best way to get it to you.
Wheelbarrow of booze - you can bring (unopened) bottles of booze for the wheelbarrow.  Ideally we are looking for recognizable brands that people will be excited to play for.
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Strongsville Duck Race
A Taste in Strongsville
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Meeting Recap

Ashley Gay gave the invocation and led the pledge.


Our January birthdays were recognized: Dan Sage, Pete Nixon, Bab Davis, Jamie Debenham and Chuck Cury.  Rotary anniversarys were Jay Dzurilla (41 years), Bill Walsh (33 years) and Colton Rompala (4 years).

Member Bio

Jim Moorehouse gave his bio.  He grew up in Strongsville, and after being away from Strongsville moved back and is neighbors with Ashley and Gene.  He attended John Carroll studying criminal justice, and started his career in North Royalton in corrections and dispatching.  A friend recommended he apply for a job with a consulting group working in anti-money laundering and other transaction investigations for a variety of financial institutions, and currently works for Grant Thornton.

Grant Management Seminars

If anyone is interested in helping out with the district grants, which provide matching grants, so it's a way to bring some of our district dues back to our projects.  We do need to have members who have attended the grant management seminars.  If you are interested please contact Scott Maloney.
Chili Open
We do still need plenty of volunteers to help prepare the event, in particular finding auction items, corporate sponsors, and sharing the event to get golfers registered. 
If you are able to help out between now and the end of February please talk to TJ or another Chili Open committee member. Help is particularly needed with the corporate sponsor and auction committees.
Rick and Sean visited WTAM this morning.  You can hear their interview on our Facebook page or on YouTube at
In honor of the 30th anniversary tickets are $30 until February 14th, $50 thereafter and at the doo.  Foursomes are available for $120 both in advance and at the door.  We are also selling VIP tickets this year for $125, with a minimum purchase of 2.  Tickets are currently on sale on the website 


Past member Tiffany Cardenas of The Middlefield Banking Company was our speaker providing some ideas for keeping our bank accounts and information secure.
Some of the ideas were:
If your bank calls with a possible fraud alert their message on your voicemail may sound like a courtesy or marketing call, as they are not allowed to leave personal details on the message.  Call your bank back on a known number.
Keep an eye on your credit report.  You can visit to get a free report from all the reporting agencies.  Many people have had their credit harmed after they moved, and some small bill was forgotten, often a couple of hundred dollars.  Examples might be medical bills, or failing to return a cable box.
Keep your contact information current with your bank.
Setup transaction alerts, and monitor your statements.  You can do this online, however if you do get paper statements you should shred them when you are done with them.
Watch our for scams, and anytime you feel pressured to send money.  Scammers are good at creating a sense of fear and urgency.

Corporate Membership

The club voted an amendment to the club bylaws, and the new bylaw establishing a Corporate Membership was adopted.  The goal is to attract businesses who may have multiple members who want to join, but not all of whom can attend every week.  The text of the amendment is below, and a flyer giving more details is at documents/en-ca/0127c06e-561e-41c0-893c-bdfb56333ae9/1
Corporate membership is defined as an agreement with a business, which pays for individual membership dues for two or more. The business itself cannot be a club member – ONLY individuals can be members.
Attendance ­– At least one representative/individual member should attend weekly meetings. 
All individual members are required to go through induction process. Since all corporate members are full club members, they are entitled to all benefits of membership and are required to abide by all rules set forth in the Rotary Club of Strongsville By-Laws (e.g. running for any club office).
Company is responsible for payment of dues and fees for all active members (Rotary International dues, fees, district dues, club dues, weekly breakfasts).
Company will automatically be charged for weekly breakfasts for ONE primary member on a monthly basis.  Breakfast charges for additional corporate members and guests attending the same day will be billed to the Company on a monthly basis.  The Company has the option to designate more than one primary member, multiplying the number of weekly meals automatically billed.
Fees and dues
Initiation fee will be charged one time for each member at the same rate as regular members
Monthly dues (includes club, district and international dues) will be charged for each member at the same rate as regular members  .
Weekly meals will be billed monthly for primary members as well as any members in attendance above the number of primary members at the regular meal rate.