This Wednesday, May 15th, we will be celebrating our 2023-2024 year of Creating Hope in the World.  Thank you to David Basil for engaging our speakers during this month's focus on Law.

Maura McCaughey is the current Observer Corps Program Manager for the League of WomenVoters of Hudson. She is a past president of the Hudson League, and her involvement in the League of Women Voters brings her career full circle, because her first job out of law school was with the General Counsel’s Office of the Federal Election Commission, where the League was well known as a non-partisan political organization. She has practiced law with several small firms and has lived with her family in Washington, D.C., Wilmington, North Carolina, and here in Hudson since 1997. She also fondly recalls being recognized by the Monroeville Pennsylvania Rotary Club when she was her high school newspaper’s editor-in-chief.  

 Dr. Mimi Becker has been a member of the League of Women Voter for more than 50 years.
She was co-founder of the Northern Portage Co. LWV and has served on the Board of LWV of
Hudson since 2017. She is currently Co-Chair of the League’s Climate Crisis & Environmental
Sustainability Work group. She holds a BA in Sociology-Anthropology from Carleton College, a
Masters degree in Environmental Policy Sciences & Economics, and a Ph.D. in Environmental
Sciences & Sustainable Development from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. She has been the recipient of the University of New Hampshire’s International Engagement Award (2005) and in 2015 was the recipient of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  Mimi learned early that being a scientist engaged in problem-solving in our democracy required knowledge of governance, science communication, and finding ways
for multiple stakeholders to collaborate over time. In all cases, participating parties required access to relevant information from decision makers to accomplish the goals of a given particular project. An early lesson in each project was “how to obtain the documents of the

Upcoming Meetings

May 15 - Foundation Board of Directors' Meeting immediately following the general session.  All active Rotarians are welcomed.
May 17 - Gala setup at 10:00 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn.  We will be setting up the silent and live auction items and raffle displays.  Registration tables and raffle ticket sales tables will be created.  Name tags will be stuf

Past Meeting

Mickey Valdez from the Summit County Prosecutors' Office updated us on what is happening in her department via Zoom.  She spoke about sexual violence and other topics of interest.  She also took a good number of great questions from the audience.  
Rotary International News

Rotary member John Sever’s work to end polio spanned decades and was marked by unwavering determination and resolve.

May 15, 2024 7:30 AM
The Importance of "Sunshine Laws"
The Importance of "Sunshine Laws"
May 22, 2024 7:30 AM
Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners
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 and did you know

...We have a busy summer coming up.  Mark your calendars for the following dates.
..Wow!  We had 10 Rotarians participate with the HHS Service Learning Class Discussion Group.  Thank you to Dr. Mimi Becker, President Terri Bortnik, Fr. Joe Boysel, Kelly Brennan, James Field, Dan Filburn, Ginny Frazier, Madeline Lepidoptera-Carino, Marilyn Orr and Phil Tobin. And we shared a pizza lunch too!
...This is what's on deck for the Summer:
May 27:  Memorial Day Parade.
June 1:  Scout Camp Pool clean-up
July 28: Hudson mART Hot Dog and Food Fundraiser.
Aug 9-10: Hudson Biergarten Brat and Hot Dog Fundraiser.
...Ed Sogan won the 50/50 Raffle but no big prize. The jackpot is approaching $225.
..Love is in the air!  Congratulations to Liz Ramsey on her recent marriage to Frank Iannaggi on May 10th.  The lovely bride couldn't stop smiling all evening and the groom provided the singing! 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Patrick Scherer
May 2
Connie Mroczkowski
May 4
Chris Foster
May 20
Join Date
John Adams
May 9, 2018
6 years
Marilyn Orr
May 23, 2018
6 years
Patricia Goetz
May 25, 2021
3 years
Robert Krampf
May 31, 2011
13 years
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