Rotary Talk 5710

Rotary Talk 5710

The Rotary Talk 5710 Podcast shares information about the activities, clubs, and members of Rotary's 5710 district of Northeast Kansas. We hope to create opportunities to share ideas and bring our District together—essentially “To Education and Inspire” our clubs and fellow Rotarians.

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July 15, 2022 16 min

Patti Mellard is the Chair of the Rotary Against Human Trafficking Foundation. Recently, the Foundation was awarded a $25,000 grant from State Farm. These monies will be used to help women that are leaving incarceration and who are vulnerable to trafficking.

There are some powerful messages in this episode of the Rotary Talk 5710 podcast, Patti talks about the challenges these women face, and about opportunities to reintegrate them ...

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The Rotary Talk 5710 Podcast is thrilled to have our new District Governor, Stephanie Meyer, as our guest in this latest episode.  
Learn more about Stephanie's life and career, as well as her experiences in Rotary.  She also outlines her goals for her term as District Governor!  
She's a delightful, young woman, and this interview proves it!

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The Rotary International convention was in Houston, Texas this month.  In this episode of Rotary Talk 5710, Dave visits with District Governor, Vern Henricks, DGE, Stephanie Meyer, and PDG Faron Barr, about the messages from the conference, and how the relationships built at RI impact their work in the 5710 District.

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The Konza Rotary Club of Manhattan recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.  The story of its founding is a wonderful tale of transition in Rotary, both locally and abroad. 

Current President, Rich Sell, tells us about the celebratory efforts, and we're also joined by former District Governor, C.Clyde Jones, who was instrumental in the beginning of the Konza club.  

C. Clyde, by the way, turns 100 later this year!

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Jim Arnett of the Leawood Rotary Club, is also District 5710's Polio Chair.  He's worked tirelessly to promote Rotary's Polio efforts throughout the District and beyond.  Today on Rotary Talk 5710, Jim tells about his inspiration for his work against polio and about his wife, Mary Ann, who contracted polio as a child.  Jim is a Paul Harris Fellow +8, a former rocket scientist (literally), and has been recognized nat...

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April is Maternal and Child Health Month in Rotary.  In this episode, we visit with Manhattan Rotarian, Christina Nolte, who describes the creation of "clean birthing kits" that ensure a mother has the essentials necessary to give a newly-born baby a healthier start. These kits are then sent to countries around the world.

Should your Rotary club wish to create a similar life-saving project, Christina is happy to share what h...

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Bob Zindler is our guest on this episode of Rotary Talk 5710.  Listen and learn how Bob got started and what the DeSoto Rotarians do for their community. 

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The Johnson County Rotary Club is one of the smallest in the 5710 District.  This episode features the club's President, Becky Johnston, and Past President, Larry WIlliams.  The two leaders talk about the rich history of the Johnson County club, and what keeps them busy!

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What a privilege for the Rotary Talk 5710 Podcast!  In this episode, DG Vern Henricks was able to gather 3 Rotary leaders during the Heartland PETS conference in Wichita, and the 3 guests are all women, including Rotary International President-Elect, Jennifer Jones!  Also joining in the visit are District Governor-Elect, Stephanie Meyer and DG Nominee, Jenalea Randall.  It's a lively interview that includes our guests' back...

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In this 5710 District club visit, we learn more about the city of Gardner and its Rotary Club.  Today's episode features club president, Allan Soutart, president-elect, Steve Hines, and past president, Kristy Harrison.  Allan also describes a unique club project called "Sleep In Heavenly Peace."


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The Gathering For Good is a special fundraising event for Rotary District 5710.  In today's episode of Rotary Talk 5710; past District Governor Faron Barr, guest auctioneer Charlie Moon, and current District Governor Vern Henricks preview this fun event that benefits the Rotary Foundation.
To register and attend the event, go to Rotary5710.org  and click the "Gathering For Good"  link.

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This episode of Rotary Talk 5710 is filled with information about exciting opportunities for individuals to become a Rotary Peace Fellow.
3 guests join our podcast via Zoom to discuss the 2023 Rotary Peace Fellowship. Chuck Udell, from Leawood, is Chair of District 5710's World Peace Programs Committee; Manhattan's Bill Richter is a committee member and former chair, and Summer Lewis is a Peace Fellow Alum.
To find out more...

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Episode 2 takes us to the first city in Kansas; Leavenworth!  
Club President, Shari Hansen, teams up with District Governor nominee, Tamara Sevcik, to tell you about their unique service projects, and how the Leavenworth club extends into a neighboring community.

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 This episode explores some of the highlights and goals of District 5710's Conference, October 21-23, 2021, in Manhattan, Kansas. District Governor Vern Henricks speaks of Rotary's successes over Polio over the last several decades, and how Rotarians can help battle the current Covid crisis. 

Learn more about the conference by clicking here: 
https://portal.clubrunner.ca/50021/Event/district-conference-3 

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5710 District Governor, Vern Henricks, previews his goals for the Rotary Talk 5710 Podcast.

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