Business Coach Leslie Flowers Discusses Goal Setting

At the August 26, 2015 meeting, Leslie Flowers presented the Club with Goal Setting techniques. Unfortunately her time was cut short by unusually long club business so she didn’t get into the main points of her topic. Visit her website for more about her teaching and methodology. About Leslie: Leslie has lived in North Carolina for more than 40 years. She has held various jobs, including serving as a flight attendant for U.S. troops during the Vietnam War. Throughout her life, she have been a student of spirituality and personal transformation. She has read, studied and taught concepts by  Napoleon
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NC Election Dynamics Leading into 2016 Campaign Season

Executive Director of the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation Joe Stewart presented to the Rotary Club of North Raleigh Wednesday August 19, 2015. NCFEF is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that conducts impartial, objective research and analysis on candidates, campaigns, voter attitudes and demographic changes that impact North Carolina’s political landscape. Joe discussed the Conventional Voting Behavior (CBV) of North Carolinians from data taken in statewide races since 2008. The data suggests that rural voters tend to vote Republican, urban voters tend to vote Democrat and suburban voters tend to vote more for the candidate they like, regardless of party affiliation.
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Kelly Norman Talks about Benefits of Rotary Youth Exchange

Kelly Norman visited the Club Wednesday August 12 to talk about the Rotary Youth Exchange and how clubs can benefit from working with the program. Kelly is a member of the Clayton Morning Club in Clayton, NC and the chair for the District 7710 Rotary Youth Exchange Committee. Not only does she serve on the committee but she and her husband Pete (and Yellow Lab Seager) have hosted 2 exchange students in her home. Unfortunately, District 7710 has not had a huge program in the past few years. While other districts might be hosting 20-plus students, we have been doing
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Powering Up Schools in Africa

Nathan Thomas, founder of All We Are, talked about the non-profit he created and the impact it’s making on schools in Uganda. Nathan will be inducted as a member of the Raleigh Midtown Rotary Club later this month. Midtown Club President Mike Harris, and co-founder Carole Meshot accompanied Nathan to the meeting. Nathan shared a very compelling slide presentation about All We Are and their mission. See his slides below. Scroll to the bottom for web and social media links. More photos from our meeting are viewable below or directly on Flickr. About Nathan: Nathan Thomas is a resident engineer
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August is Membership Month

August is Membership Month on the Rotary Calendar. What does that mean? This is a month to think about membership. Learn about our current members but also to think about bringing in new members. Of all the obligations a person accepts when joining a Rotary club the one in which most Rotarians fail is “sharing Rotary.” The policies of Rotary International clearly affirm that every individual Rotarian has an “obligation to share Rotary with others and to help extend Rotary through pro posing qualified persons for Rotary club membership.” It is estimated that less than 30 percent of the members
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