Volume IV, Issue 10   March 8, 2018 Editor: ToddBrewer
Curtail Pulled Back on Philanthropy
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Speaker: Ron Schiller, Founding Partner and Principal Consultant, Aspen Strategy Group. A nationally recognized advisor to presidents, board members, and other leaders. Alan Fletcher's Husband and a Powerpoint Ninja. Ron gave an update of the state of Philanthropy - "What Donors Are Telling Us."
  • Impact matters more than prior affiliation
  • They're willing to learn if we're willing to listen
  • Ask - What are you trying to accomplish & How can we help?
  • Factors that determine giving - 78% Values - 6% Pitch
Guests: Michael Hayes (Peter Waanders)
Visiting Rotarians: Vaiva Pechulif (Santa Monica, CA)
Garry Schalla (Carbondale)
3rd Annual Extemporaneous Speech Contest - Wednesday, March 18 at Mountain Chalet. Contact Robin Smith for details or to volunteer. The biggest need is participants from Aspen to Rifle. Help protect the "Lost Art of Communication." Reach out to students & teachers that you know.
Chris Bendon has agreed to chair Ducky Derby Sponsorship Committee. Pitchbook, sponsor forms and sample emails were emailed to members Friday. All members are should be helping find sponsors. Get our and use Ron's tips above.
Sponsored by ROTARY CLUB OF ASPEN with ACES & Patagonia/Aspen Sports.
SUPPORTING TOMORROW'S VOICES a non-partisan program dedicated to cultivating
responsible citizenship and ethical leadership in the youth of the Roaring Fork Valley
by fostering the skills and knowledge necessary to discover their own voices.
Upcoming SpeakersMarch 15: Tim Jackson, President/CEO, Colorado Automobile Dealers Association
March 22: Dr. Jason Stoneback,  Director, the Limb Restoration Program and the Orthopedic Trauma Program at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Member News
Shining Stars Dinner - Another Big Success, special thanks to Susan Gomes & Steve Seyffert and all that volunteered! 
Happy Bucks: Peter Waanders:  Happy for Shining Stars…almost did not go but his daughter loves it so much so they stopped by.  Happy for Ron Schiller – he does great things for philanthropy.
Norm Bacheldor:  Happy for burgers and dogs. Heidi Hoffman:  Happy about going to Snowmass Rotary Ski Day. Ruth Kruger:  Happy for all the feedback from the outreach regarding the parking and bike plan. Roger Nicholson:  Happy for Susan Gomes that a ski run was renamed to “Pepper’s Plunge.” Steve Seyffert:  Thank you to the grill crew who managed to cook during a blizzard for Shining Stars…Thanks to Justin, Norm, and Kurt. Justin Barrow:  Happy for the Daily Awards for Aspen Jr Hockey and the Sportsmanship Award.  Shaun Hathaway has done an amazing job with the organization. Chris Bendon: Usually he delivers mis-delivered mail to his neighbors, but yesterday one of this neighbors delivered mail back to him – his new passport! Jeanette Darnauer:  Congratulations to Shaun for great coverage in the paper. Jon Kelly:  Shining Stars is AMAZING and happy for mention in Fortune Magazine!
Russell Hampton
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