We had quite a few guests. Among them were students from Westwood High School Interact: President Colton Cagle, Secretary Annika Reimers, and Treasurer Sandra Franco.  Colton gave a very short talk about how their Interact Club is looking forward to working with Mesa West this year. He also reported that Westwood Interact has a goal to raise $600 for Polio Plus.

Rod Daniels also had special guests: Brenda and Gary Looney who had their high school aged daughter, Sophie, with them. Sophie participates in The Power Of Voice charity at her school.  She decided to raise money for an important cause: Polio Plus!  She baked cookies and sold them for a dollar each and raised $100 for Polio Plus. She also put Polio Plus tags on her cookies for more awareness.

During "happy bucks", John Hunt announced he would have his annual boxes of Colorado peaches to be auctioned off at our meeting in the near future.
Carole Kralicek announced that our next Fireside Chat will be at her home on the first Saturday in October.

$75 was given to Polio Plus through happy bucks - $50 from Allan Cady due to there being 50 people at the meeting.

The Buck Board was completely filled at the meeting so the process of elimination resulted in Gil Gibbons being the recipient of a Paul Harris award. Gil was a guest of Carole Kralicek at a prior meeting.

Allan talked briefly about  the Sponsor Program and showed the barometer we're using to measure our progress.  So far we have $10,000 with the goal being $30,000. He and Bryan Goetzenberger are considering to have a contest with teams. Their may be a steak and beans at the end of the contest.
The Program was presented by Harvey Clark, a member of the Superstition Rotary Club.  He is an agent for SkyMed, "If your trip turns into an emergency because of illness or injury, Skymed takes you home.  They also offer travel services and protection for this type of emergency.