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Rotary helps start soap business

The April 21 Rotary meeting was presided over by President Dave Smette. Tom Eckstein gave the invocation, Marv Tokach led the music, and Duane Dunn collected numerous Happy Dollars.

Darrell Losing gave a report from the International Committee. Rotary is assisting in starting a soap-making company in Nepal that will employ 60 people. Clubs from this area will attempt to raise $6,500 to assist in the project.

Smette noted Sunday is the brunch fundraiser from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the KC Hall. Tickets were made available for members to sell. Smette, along with volunteers, will begin removing Christmas tree lights.

The program was Jim Boyd, JSDC president. He presented a report on SCORE which stands for Service Core of Retired Executives.

At today's meeting Eckstein will lead the invocation, Jason Braun will lead the music and Jim Ukstad will be sergeant at arms. The program will be Federal Magistrate Karen Kline of Fargo.

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