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Your Rotary Reminder

Monday, Feb 12, 2024

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Sheraton UPTOWN Hotel

2600 Louisiana Blvd NE (@ Menaul Blvd)

Monday's Lunch Program

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February 12, 2024

Daymon Ely

volunteer Sr Advisor, City of ABQ

speaking on topic of Homelessness

Daymon Ely has been in his own practice since 1989. His practice has been largely limited to the areas of personal injury and legal malpractice.

Daymon has been involved in a wide variety of cases that have impacted the development of the law in New Mexico. There are now 27 opinions from New Mexico appellate courts involving issues affecting New Mexico in which Daymon was representing the Plaintiff. These include cases involving the statute of limitations for certain health care providers, defamation, the discovery of insurance policies, pedophile priests, standards for collecting insurance coverage in cases involving out-of-state insurance companies, and several opinions on issues affecting litigation against attorneys.

Monday, Feb 12 Committee meetings:

1pm WHEELS fundraiser committee meeting

& every Monday in February in Uptown Boardroom

Other meetings next week (Feb 12-16)

THURS, Feb 15: 7:30am - ARCF Board

J.Shomaker's office

every Thurs: RCA Fellowship Breakfast
7:15am @ Wecks on PDN
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February 9 - 18


GORD Hennessy


Next Monday's Program


February 19, 2024

APD Chief Medina

Monday, Feb 19 Committee meetings:

11am -- Membership Team meeting

1pm -- WHEELS fundraiser committee meeting

& every Monday in February in Uptown Boardroom

Other meetings next week (Feb 19 -23)

FRI, Feb 23: 11:30am - RCA Board

NM Baptist Foundation

every Thurs: RCA Fellowship Breakfast
7:15am @ Wecks on PDN


February Programs

Feb 26

What is the Wheels Museum

& why is the RCA March 3 fundraiser for them?

Executive Director Leba

Rotarian Tom Sims

The WHEELS logo


March Programs

March 4, 2024

Krzysztof Zimowski 

Concertmaster of the New Mexico Philharmonic

and the Opera Southwest Orchestra

March 11, 2024

Raul Torrez

Attorney General


March 18, 2024

Steve Stucker  

Bring a potential new Rotarian or a friend to Rotary

Details to follow

March 25, 2024

Fred Nathan 

Think New Mexico founder & Executive Director

Legislative Session Summary

do you know a Jr. high schooler - boys & girls

free 1 week summer camp



RCA's next fundraiser Sunday, March 3, from 2-5pm

The WHEELS logo

Sponsorships available

from $250 -- $5000

custom wood case

to purchase museum display cases

replacing cases that are too low

[note: WHEELS includes skates!]

old case skates

Museum is fabulous for children (of any age!)

Tons of interactive gauges, machines, trains to touch

BIG heavy equipment like fire engines

custom wood case



suz joan train

Museum is easy to get to - easy to park

There are ramps and ADA entrances and restrooms



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The WHEELS logo

Thank You to these Sponsors

Joan Punt $500

John & Dianna Shomaker $250

Titan Dev./Amy Calderon $500

Frenchs/Tom Antram $2500

Our goal is $7500

Can your company or you help boost this $3750 towards our goal?



for auction items

  • Golf outings
  • Nambe


Rotary Educational Programs

Zoom presentation Saturday morning, Feb. 17 when high school junior, Madeline Abrams, will share her rain harvesting system to help conserve water for growing vegetables and as a way to reuse discarded plastic water bottles.

Madeline has presented her invention to Rotary Clubs in Uganda, Namibia, Angola and South Africa where it is being implemented.

Time: Saturday, Feb 17, 2024 11:00 AM Mountain Time; 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83517790604?pwd=QjZzY3pCUWdraUdnaTlJbXdmK2Zndz09 Meeting ID: 835 1779 0604 Passcode: 565529 

Rotary Foundation Grant Training

required for those working with grants

via zoom

March 20  6:00-7:00

March 26  6:00-7:00

April 4    6:00-7:00

Register on the District 5520 website

For help see Tom W or Ann S

PETS 1 & 2

via zoom

Feb 10  9:00am -12:00

Feb 24  9:00am -12:00

Herb Wright Caleb Miles

You may receive email from RCA Rotarian Herb Wright

Herb Wright has taken on the scheduling of the Monday door greeters!


I generated a schedule of Past Presidents and newer members. You received a copy of the schedule. Herb will be emailing you reminders monthly

If you are interested in joining this crew, let Ann know.

If this is not your thing, let Ann know.

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recent Polio Update from TRF

Yes, RCA is still zooming Mondays!

Join URL: same as always


Meeting ID: 857 3355 6745                                Passcode: 794895