As we leave the dog days of August behind us, I'm always reminded of the 3 a days during football camp that were hotter than a 3 dollar pistol. What I remember most, though, was that those tough practices resulted in a close knit bond between all involved. It was in those practices that we shared in the purpose to achieve a common cause to become a better team and win games. While we weren't always the team with more points as the game concluded, it wasn't without a solid effort.
I understand that you all have busy lives, and it can be difficult to take time out of your day to focus on another part of your life. Just as the 3 a days were not easy, so is scheduling the time to be involved in a project, helping someone in need, or even just going to a meeting.
September brings us the start of school, and we get to hear from our Youth Exchange student Hugo, as well as the Rotary Youth Leadership Awardees from this past summer. The United Way has it's Kickoff campaign that Lucy Zander will get us excited about, and the District Governor will grace us with his insights about our District and the Adams County winery.
Also, our Rotary Golf tournament happens on the 21st. It is our biggest Fundraiser of the year and I hope you can make it to watch my team take home the trophy this year! (yes, Mike McKnight, we are coming for you this year...)
I would also like to give a shout out to our very own Linc Warrell. His company, the Warrell Corp., was ranked #43 by the Central PA Business Journal's list of top companies in the Mid-State. Congrats Linc!
By the way, the one thing I really do like about August...The PEACHES! Thanks John Peters!
Thanks again for all you do.
Service Above Self,
Jim DeGaetano, Jr.