Theresa Burns, December Program Coordinator for December introduced PDG John Ockenfels and Peter Teahen.  John and Peter will fly around the world For Flight to End Polio.  They will begin this journey March 24 and pla be back on May 13, 2020.  The plane is a Piper Lance single engine airplane.  As they travel to 25 different locations they will be encouraging support of ending polio forever throughout the world.
Pilots John Ockenfels (left) and Peter Teahen (right) with the Piper Lance
Past President Dick Huber called the meeting to order at 7:05 am. Jack Cameron announced that our Gift Wrapping Fundraiser was very successful with a total of $1,323.00. 
Rotarian;s in the News:  A two page article in the C. R. Gazette highlighting his upcoming "Flight to End Polio".  Deb Dunkhase Daughter was highlighted about her Cello performance at The Children's Museum. 
Ann Langenfeld was given her Paul Harris Fellow certificate and pin.
The  date for Cabin Fever has been changed to Friday February 21st.
Youth Exchange District Chair  Greg Probst  announced that we had to send our Youth Exchange student Lara home due to health reason.
He thanked Amanda McFadden, Liz Loeb, Chris Knapp, and Vernette Knapp for all their help with Lara.
Dick Huber read a thank you card from Meals on Wheels. 
Our speakers today John Ockenfels and Peter Teahen continued their talk on their Flight to End Polio.  Peter is a Funeral Director and has been doing Humanitarian Work for over 30 years  John said they have handlers in all the places working with them on fuel and airport rules in all the countries. The cost of the flight will be paid for by John and Peter.   All donations will go to Polio and matched two for one by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Donation Levels for the flight are:  Co-Pilot Sponsor $25-$299, Captain Sponsor $300-$749, Commander  Sponsor $750-$999 and Wingman Sponsor $5,000 or greater.
You can follow the flight on the Facebook page Flight to End Polio