12/13 - "Blame the Train" - Overcoming the Victim Mentality. Martha White Crise is an instructor and vice president of college success at Ozarks Technical Community College. She'll talk about the difference between the Victim Mindset and the Creator Mindset and how the latter has the powerful potential to change everything.
12/20 - Christmas celebration: Entertainment by Springfield Symphony musicians; family members are welcome; children under age 18 eat free
12/27 - No meeting (holiday break)
1/3 - Table Mixers
1/10 - "Difficult Judicial Decisions'" Judge Jason Brown
1/17 - Caleb Arthur with Sun Solar
12/11 - Club Board Meeting, 7:30 a.m., SMC Electric Supply, 509 Washington Ave.
12/20 - Community Service at The Fairbanks, 5:00 - 6:45; our club's monthly service project at which we serve supper and clean up afterwards; The Fairbanks is a community center on North Broadway Avenue that helps needy families get back on their feet; contact Laurie Barnes Miller if you can help
1/2 -13 - All-Springfield Rotary clubs Blood Drive competition: an annual competition between clubs in Springfield; donate by Jan. 6 and receive a long-sleeved shirt; you may recruit friends and family members to give for our club; each donation receives a point for our club; make sure to sign our club's page in a notebook at CBCO's registration desk; Don Thomson Donor Center is on the southeast corner of Plainview Road at Campbell Avenue; hours are Monday - Friday 7 - 7, Saturdays 7 - 1, and Sundays by appointment; www.cbco.org; photo ID required to donate
1/7 - New members lunch, 11:30, Metropolitan Grill; experienced members are welcome