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Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
55 West Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16501
United States of America
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The Rotary Club of Erie along with The Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society at Mercyhurst University extend an invitation to your school to participate in the Ethics Symposium X on Tuesday March 3, 2020.  Once again the event will be held on the campus of Mercyhurst University.  This year we have made some changes to the curriculum that we are confident will benefit your entire student body, and the positive work of your students following the symposium will extend to your school community.
 
INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION : http://rotaryethicssymposium.org/
 
After you have attended survey forms are available at:
Student:  https://forms.gle/9xHoK2xAt7Wr6Npf6
Facilitator et. al.:  https://forms.gle/CEWAFF55f69tFZi38
Teacher:  https://forms.gle/rWLj35u14GdqFY2dA
 
 
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The "See-Way Newsletter Archive"  link is the first item on the Site Pages listings right beneath the Speakers schedule list.
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The Future of the Erie Seawolves

The Future of the Erie Seawolves
 
Feb 26, 2020
 
Greg Coleman

In 2011, Greg Coleman was named President of the Erie SeaWolves, Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers.  During Coleman’s tenure, the SeaWolves have secured UPMC as a stadium naming rights partner, received a Commitment to Erie Award for Community Service, earned the Eastern League’s top promotional award, and achieved franchise records in both sponsorships and merchandise sales.  He assisted in the 2015 sale of the franchise to current owner, Fernando Aguirre, and more recently worked with local officials to secure $12 million in state funding for UPMC Park upgrades.

In his 22-year Minor League Baseball career, Greg has held senior leadership positions with the Modesto A’s (Oakland A’s), Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees), and Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays).  Coleman is a native of Hamilton, New Jersey and a 1996 graduate of The College of New Jersey.  Greg and his wife Shanda have two children, Kevin and Maggie.

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Rotary Ethics Symposium at Mercyhurst University

Rotary Ethics Symposium at Mercyhurst University
March 3, 2020
No regular meeting March 4, 2020

In 2011 the Rotary Club of Erie partnered with Mercyhurst University to host a one-day event focused on promoting thoughtful dialogue about what defines ethical behavior and choices. The curriculum includes small group discussions led by teams of Rotarian and Mercyhurst facilitators, a dramatic performance and a unique “open mic” session. Students are encouraged to think about ethical decision-making and how the choices they make impact their lives, their families, their friends and their community.

The Rotary Club of Erie is one of more than 35,000-plus clubs worldwide whose members share common values through its motto: “Service Above Self” and its Four-Way Test, a rule of thumb in helping to make ethical decisions. Rotary International’s “The Four-Way Test” recommends asking yourself in everything you think, say or do:

Is it the truth?

Is it fair to all concerned?

Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

The Rotary Club of Erie is one of more than 35,000-plus clubs worldwide whose members share common values through its motto: “Service Above Self” and its Four-Way Test, a rule of thumb in helping to make ethical decisions.

Rotary Erie membership is 157. Members are volunteers who work locally, regionally and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace and eradicate polio. Women account for about one-third of its membership but tend to hold many leadership positions, including the current President, Dr. Stephanie Williams.

Meetings are mostly held at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, 55 W. Bay Drive, on Wednesdays at noon. Club members play an active role in weekly meetings. Each week a different volunteer serves as greeter, song leader and provides the invocation.

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The Rotary Club of Erie Constitution and Bylaws have been updated and ratified. Thanks to the Committee and special thanks to Attorney Tom Tupitza who generously contributed his expertise! You can find the new documents under the  Download PDF File Here  header.
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Consider inviting potential members to join our club!

Take some time to reflect on your network of friends, colleagues, and associates from work, church, community, and social occasions. Then consider the following two questions:

  1. Who do you believe will potentially make a positive contribution to the Rotary Club of Erie and thus the community?

  2. Will the Rotary Club of Erie in return make a positive impact on their lives?

If so, then tell them about Rotary and educate them on the local and global benefits that the organization has on the lives of millions of people. Also enlighten them of the interaction they will have with wonderful people who share the philosophy of Service Above Self.

The following is from Rotary International:

Who can join?

We’re looking for people who want to give back to their communities.

Rotary clubs also welcome Rotaractors, Rotary Peace Fellows, and other members of the family of Rotary who qualify for membership.

How can I become a member?

Clubs accept new members by invitation. 

What are the benefits?

Becoming a Rotary member connects you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back. Through regular meetings and events, you’ll:

  • Discuss your community’s needs and develop creative ways to meet them

  • Connect with other leaders who are changing the world

  • Expand your leadership and professional skills

  • Catch up with good friends and meet new ones

 
Speakers
Greg Coleman
Feb 26, 2020
The Future of the Erie Seawolves
No Meeting
Mar 04, 2020
Rotary Ethics Symposium at Mercyhurst University
Daria Devlin
Mar 11, 2020
Erie Center for Arts & Technology
David Bongiorno
Mar 18, 2020
World Serve International: Private Engineering Firm Building Wells in Kenya
Dr. Alicyn Rhoades
Mar 25, 2020
The Future of Plastic Engineering and Sustainability
Daniel Meyer
Apr 01, 2020
The Erie Phil and the Warner Renovations
Service Above Self & 4-Way Test Awards
Apr 15, 2020
Manufacturer and Business Association
Scholarship Foundation Award Presentation
Apr 22, 2020
Manufacturer and Business Association
Brenda Martin
May 06, 2020
North Star Mentoring of Erie County Independent Living Program
Dave Spigelmyer
May 13, 2020
The Fracking Debate
No Meeting
May 27, 2020
Memorial Day Holiday
No Lunchtime Meeting
Jun 03, 2020
Rotary Club Picnic
Changing of the Guard
Jun 24, 2020
 
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