Posted on Dec 18, 2021
Happy Dollars came from Jan who was Queen for the Day as it was her birthday, and was thrilled to be serenaded by Opera stars Bernardo Bermudez and Victoria Robertson with Opera4Kids as they sang Happy Birthday; 
Susheela was happy to be able to visit family over the holidays; Molly was happy for her best real estate year ever & for Riley's upcoming 3rd birthday; and Trish was happy for a large  donation to the SD River Valley Conservancy
We also heard that Lou is having a big birthday on the 28th - Happy Birthday Lou!!
As Youth Chair, Nicole reported that Casa de Amistad kids will make up two teams for Model UN in April. Please sign up to join Bill as an advisor. She also reminded members to drop off gifts for Casa families by Monday
It was a hard choice, but Patricia beat Herb & Phil for ugly holiday sweater champion!!! 
As District Annual Fund Liaison, Susan reminded everyone to make their contribution to The Rotary Foundation for 2021-2022
Walter Lam spoke to us on how the non-profit he started,  Alliance for African Assistance, is not only helping refugees from Uganda and  Kenya, but refugees from around the world, including  most recently a large influx from Afghanistan. He is especially proud of the hospital Rotary helped build in Atiak, Uganda and was very pleased to receive our speaker certificate which shows our support of the Joshua Orphan Care Center in Malawi, Africa