Jenny Shipman (middle) with Norm Duncan and Cathy Harmon

June 17, 2021: Jenny Shipman, Alzheimer's Association

Jenny Shipman, Alzheimer's Association Program Director, talked to club members about the things that we can do now to reduce our risk of cognitive decline such as exercising, socializing, eating a healthy diet, and learning something new. It's never too late to adopt healthy habits. Jenny gave the advice of starting now, starting small, engaging others, and making it fun.

Andover Rotary Club Partners with Andover Police Department and Generations Church

On Thursday, October 8, thanks to a partnership initiative between the Andover Police Department, the Rotary Club of Andover, and the additional generosity of the Generations Church, Andover police officers delivered food boxes to approximately 25 Andover families in need. The boxes included a number of pre-packaged meals and fresh food items including milk, cottage cheese, potatoes, onions, and chicken nuggets. Several leftover boxes were also delivered to the Sunshine Children’s Home.

Augusta Flight Center

Tony White from the Augusta Flight Center spoke to the Club about the different programs they have available for anyone who wants to learn to fly. And it was rewarding to see a business supporting it's local communities!

Bike MS: Flint Hills

Jeff Peier spoke to the Club about Bike MS: Flint Hills on 08/08/2019. The event will be held on September 7th starting and ending in Augusta. It benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. They are still lookin gfor volunteers and bikers for that day!

Andover Central Kindness Club

The Andover Central Kindness Club was one of the recipients for the Rotary Club of Andover Mini Grant. The Club is located at the Andover Central High School and ranges from freshman to seniors. They currently have 22 members. The Club used the funds from their grant to purchase fleece and created 23 fleece blankets that they donated to the Salvation Army to benefit the homeless. The Club presented the process they went through to make the blankets and how impactful the project was to everyone in their Club.

Wichita's Littlest Heroes

Bev Harstine, Co-Director and CEO of Wichita's Littlest Heroes, spoke to our Club on March 14th. It was inspiring to hear about the different ways they offer support to their families. (Also pictured: Club President Alison Couey)

Walnut River Brewing

BJ Hunt with Walnut River Brewing spoke to the Club on March 8th. He covered how the brewery, which has been around for 5 years, got started. Walnut River Brewing is one of our featured breweries at Haus of Brews!

Paul Harris Society

On March 1st, we celebrated Tony Durano being named a Paul Harris Society member. Tony embodies the values of Rotary and is an excellent example of what Rotary represents. Also pictured President Tom Taylor.

National Immunization Day

DeAnn Sullivan (Rotary Club of West Wichita) recently visited India as part of an End Polio Now immunization campaign. She presented about polio and the importance to keep working towards making every country polio free. She recapped her trip that she took with 30 other Rotarians from 4 countries.

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