Rotary of Wells Bi-Weekly Club Bulletin
Pledge and Prayer Assignments
March 15th
Pledge of Allegiance led by Danielle DeFelice
Prayer led by Doug Bibber
Happy Dollars and Club Updates
Happy Dollars:
1.  Rick - Finally getting his vaccine
2. Suzanne - Happy Spring is finally here
3..Doug - Happy for Spring as well
4.  Gary - amazed that people still go to his take out window in the middle of cold weather
5.  Danielle mentioned that District is suggesting a June 1st date for clubs to meet in person again.  She has been engaged in attending the Pre pets and Pets meetings over the past weekend.
President Rick reminded everyone that we will be meeting again next week March 22nd to continue the Strategic planning session.  Also we will be looking at meeting together as we get closer to Summer.
This weeks speaker
At todays meeting Deb LaPointe led the first strategic plan meeting.  During the morning session, attendees completed  a SWOT analysis ( strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats).  Detail in each category is listed below:
  • What makes us unique?
  • Club has passion.
  • We are flexible.
  • Community support
  • We provide Service above self.
  • Our members
  • We see the good in the community
  • What are we not good at?
  • Maintaining members
  • Challenged with non-participation.
  • The date and time of the meeting
  • Lack of attendance
  • Our visibility
  • Lack of a solid meeting location
  • Lack of mentorship
  • Club Culture
  • Where do we see new opportunities externally?
  • Enhance our PR in the community.
  • Listen to new ideas from new members.
  • Create a mentorship program.
  • Understand the generational changes of the population.
  • Expand our Mystery dinner.
  • Broaden our fellowship program.
  • Celebrate our 35-year anniversary
  • What are threats that can negatively impact opportunities?
  • Covid 19 virus
  • Aging members
  • Balancing outside life for new members
  • Other organizations
  • The perception of the Club
  • Club culture
President Rick is encouraging all members who did not attend to email their thoughts on the four categories to Deb LaPointe at
A second strategic planning meeting is slated for Monday March 22nd at 7:30 am at 111 Chapel Road Wells ( Bibber Chapel).
Thank you to Doug Bibber for your hospitality Coffee and pastry will be provided.
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