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Thank You, Speakeasy Sponsors!

flappersThe Bonner Springs Rotary is excited to announce our sponsors for the Speakeasy event, coming up on Nov. 1st, 6-10 p.m. at Lake of the Forest Clubhouse.     The Cat’s Pajamas $500

The Bee’s Knees $150

In-Kind Sponsors

We are very excited to have these companies and individuals on board with us. The Speakeasy event benefits two local non-profit organizations, Allegro Choirs of Kansas City and Vaughn-Trent Community Services. Are you interested in becoming a Speakeasy Sponsor? Sponsor levels include: $1,000 The Big Cheese; $500 The Cat’s Pajamas; and $150 The Bee’s Knees. Download your form by clicking here: sponsorships or silent auction donations form. If any questions, please contact Nicole Gerken at 913.548.8875 or nicolepericagerken@gmail.com. You can also still purchase your tickets online here or to purchase with cash or a check, contact Marva at 913.441.2584.


3 NEW Members Inducted, Volunteers Needed & HALO Featured Program

The Bonner Springs Rotary officially welcomed in three new club members: Dan Brungardt, Tim McGraw, and Grant Lambert. Congrats to these individuals for their commitment to making a difference in our community. If you are interested in getting involved in the Bonner Springs Rotary, please contact us. “Friends of Rotary” are also welcome to get involved. We have several volunteer opportunities coming up and need your help. This month, we are doing “Christmas in October.” This provides needed home repair assistance to local homeowners who lack the skills or resources necessary to undertake the repairs themselves. Contact us to get involved.
Left to Right: Bill Miller, Dan Bungardt, Dean Buhrle, Tim McGraw, Jim Bishop, Grant Lambert, Roger Miller, Judy Miksch

Left to Right: Bill Miller, Dan Brungardt, Dean Buhrle, Tim McGraw, Jim Bishop, Grant Lambert, Roger Miller, Judy Miksch

Program Highlight

HALO Kansas City Learning Center Director Carly Manijak

HALO Kansas City Learning Center Director Carly Manijak as the featured program speaker

The HALO Foundation Kansas City Learning Center Director Carly Manijak shared the amazing local impact that HALO is making in Kansas City. HALO is headquartered in the West Bottoms in the Kansas City Livestock Building. Its mission is empowering youth in the greatest need to become contributing members of their communities. Internationally, HALO supports 11 orphanages and programs in Uganda, Kenya, Mexico, India, and Nicaragua. This includes providing food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, and vocational training or college for youth in the greatest need. Locally, HALO partners with area homeless shelters, residential care facilities, and transitional living programs to provide art therapy and life skills-based programming to youth in the greatest need. Learn more at www.haloworldwide.org. Make sure to check out the recent coverage in The Kansas City Star: HALO Center harnesses the creative power of kids.