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Rotary helps install lights for holidays

Rotary members who helped install lights on trees along Mill Hill for the holidays were thanked at the recent Rotary meeting. Appreciation was also express to Clayton Samek from Newman Signs for his help in hanging the lights.

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Clayton Samek, of Newman Signs, helps install Christmas lights on trees along Mill Hill recently. Samek and Newman Signs assisted the Rotary Club in getting the lights ready for the holiday season.

Rotary members who helped install lights on trees along Mill Hill for the holidays were thanked at the recent Rotary meeting. Appreciation was also express to Clayton Samek from Newman Signs for his help in hanging the lights.

Eric Monson, CEO of the Anne Carlsen Center, was the program for the meeting. He discussed some of the new ways technology is helping children learn and express their words, talents and skills. By using computer with adaptive equipment, children are able to write by just moving their head. One students was able to film a movie and edit it, Monson said. Change is the key word used in the philosophy and mission at the center.

Monson also discussed the relationship with Apple Corporation and how with software, students have become more independent. He showed some conceptual drawings of what the new campus might look like on the property near the Jamestown Regional Medical Center. ACC has expanded its service to the Fargo-Moorhead area. Anne Carlsen would be pleased with the new programs and services being offered to these special students, Monson said.

Erin Paulson presided over the meeting, Reuben Liechty gave the table blessing, Larry Hoffman and Mark Reeves led the group in singing, and Jennifer Bollinger collected “Happy Dollars” for Rotary projects.

Olivia Nihill and Jordan Paulson are the National Honor Society students this month from Jamestown High School. Both young ladies are juniors and active in volleyball, basketball and choir. Amy Walters thanked the members for their donations to the food bank.

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Mark Reeves has today’s program, Warren Tobin the table blessing, Clarice Liechty is the song leader, and Larry Hoffman is the sergeantat-arms.

Rotary meets at 12:10 p.m. Tuesdays at Quality Inn & Suites.

Everyone is welcome.

  

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