Jenny Seylar, Program Coordinator for May introduced the three Interact members that will be the program for today:  Fareeha Ahmad-President, Anna Verry-President Elect, and Helen Zhang.    The Title of the Program "This Year 1440 Interact Club Overcoming Challenges"  They worked out on line meeting based on when the group could meet morning or afternoons.  Helen Zhang talked about Recording and Reading Books for Open Heartland and they made handmade tie blankets for Shelter House.  Anna talked about making Thank you card for Mercy Hospital Healthcare workers and patients.  They also provided goody bags.  The first in person event was Campus Cleanup on Earth Day.  Fareeha talked about making cookies for Open Heartland, making bookmarks for school library.  Made posters for school hall and classroom.  Made cards for elderly and teachers and nurses. Raised $114 for House into Homes. Inside Out Re-entry:  Resource Center, Table to Table, Nancy Pacha sharing about Rotary, Jenny Seylar sharing about Mercy Hospital, Rotary Youth Exchange and Iowa Children's Museum. A video was shown to help uplift people for the New Year and the upcoming end of Covid.  The video consisted of Oboe playing, dancing by several young people.  The last event of the year will be Walk for Water.  A walk from West High to the River beginning at 4:30 pm on Friday May 8, 2021.
Fareeha will be graduating and attending the University of Iowa and also joining Rotaract. 
President Amy called the meeting to order from Estes Park at 7:05 am.
Gratitude and Joy was shared by Nenu Piragine.  She is grateful she is healthy and happy.  She has no children of her own but inherited her brothers children.  She is from Argentia.
She loves to travel and looks forward to be able to do so again soon.
Mark Patton said he had two year old oak trees that he would bring to who ever ordered.  He suggested a $5.00 donation to the club for the Foundation or Polio.  He will bring the number ordered on Tuesday at the Park in person meeting. 
Next Tuesday we will meet at  City Park at the Shelter near the Shakespeare Theater. There will be no Zoom meeting. 
Deb Ockenfels announced that the Community Service Grant has been turned in to the Grant Committee for their review. 
Catherine Geerdes competed in the Mock Trials.  Their team did very well.  
President Elect Liz Nichols will be sending out request for members to serve on a communication team.  A Director will take the the lead but will be looking for members to post items on Facebook on what the club is doing. 
Jenny Seylar went to a Leadership event at the Highlander show casing RYLA, World Affairs and all Youth Programs.
The meeting adjourned at 8:00 am