Please join us for our meetings on Tuesdays at 11:45am at Glenmoor Country Club, bring a friend!
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November 14, 2017
Abbas Rajabi, Rotary District 5450 Governor
The speaker at our meeting is our own District 5450 Governor, Abbas Rajabi. His topic is “ROTARY.“ For those that have not met Abbas, he is passionate about Rotary and has a very interesting story on his path in Rotary to District Governor.
November 21, 2017
Dr. Lydia Prado, VP of Strategic Community Partnerships at the Mental Health Center of Denver.
All Area 3 clubs have been invited to join us for this meeting. Dr. Prado’s lifelong ambition was to create a community for health well being in Denver. The campus she created includes community garden plots, recreational facility, mental and physical health, meal prep education, plus many other life issues for low income people here in Denver. View the PBS Newshour program on the Dahlia Campus at:
Her video is here: https://youtu.be/hJyFgFJ715M
November 28, 2017
Morgan Carroll, Chairwoman, Colorado Democratic Party
“A Colorado Update”
December 5, 2017
December 12, 2017
Brett Kessler, DDS
“Opioids and Dentistry”
Colorado’s dental board is developing new best practices and the Colorado Dental Association is holding educational seminars. Dr. Brett Kessler, a dentist in Denver and past president of the state association,
advises that across the board, medical providers are re-examining their role in the opioid crisis.
December 19, 2017
Thomas Jefferson High School – “Monticello” Honors Choir
Tambyr Reed, Director of Choirs/Director of Theater
“A Holiday Chorale”
December 26, 2017
January 9, 2018
Kendra Black, District 4 Representative – Denver City Council
About Kendra: “I was born and raised in southeast Denver. My husband and I – along with our siblings – are all graduates of Thomas Jefferson High School. As a Denver native – and a DPS and University of Colorado graduate (BA & MA) – I have extensive and unique knowledge of Denver, the region and Colorado, including an understanding of our history, neighborhoods, schools, economy, politics and culture. I have deep and wide-reaching relationships with fellow-citizens and neighbors, as well as with leaders in business, education, community, government and politics.”
January 16, 2018
Grant Wilkins, co-founder of RI Polio Eradication Program
Grant was one of the founders of the Rotary International polio eradication effort. His past Rotary service includes, president of the Rotary Club of Denver in 1978; District Governor in 1984-85; and Rotary International Director in 1993-95.
On a personal level, both he and his first wife, Diane, contracted polio when they had three young children. Grant was in an iron lung briefly and recovered, but his wife was hospitalized in an iron lung for two-and-a half years before being moved to their home and lived with a respirator and no use of her limbs for another eleven years before passing away.
Grant is now ninety. He has published a book entitled “Two Drops That Changed The World”. Bring your copy to receive Grant’s autograph!
January 23, 2018
Cheryl Machado, Senior Associate |GBSM, Inc
E470 — Demystifying Express Toll. Cheryl will discuss Mobility Solutions/ Options/ and Interoperability with all Colorado Toll Roads including US 36, I-25, Mountain Express Lanes, Northwest Parkway and soon to be I-70 Central and C-470. Express Toll powered by E-470 is proving a “One Stop Toll Shop” for Colorado drivers.
January 30, 2018
Mike Lover, Director/Fund Raising – Bicycles for Humanity
Bicycles for Humanity Colorado is a non-profit organization based in Colorado that uses donated bicycles to address a fundamental barrier to development and healthcare in rural Africa. Poor transport systems mean poor access to healthcare, education and economic opportunities — and bicycles delivered through community-based bike shops provide sustainable mobility solutions for rural Africans.