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HI everyone. Lets bring happiness to impoverished Indian families through the Denver Indian Center! Please consider these dates:
 
December 13 food drive in our club. On the 29th a list of needed items will be passed out.  Also on this date I will accept unwrapped gifts for Indian Children ages 1-18. Cost per gift not to exceed $15.   I will deliver the gifts with our food, and food from the Task Force, to the DIC.
December 14 gift wrapping at the Denver Indian Center beginning at 2:00 p.m.
December 15 gift give away to Indian Children and their families beginning at 8:00 a.m.
 
Thank you all!
Mike Oldham
 
 
The RC of Denver Mile High presented a certificate of appreciation to Li Pettett, chair of the International Service Committee of the Rotary Club of Parker.  Our club participated in a global grant that provided kidney dialysis equipment for three clinics in Blumenau, Brazil.  The $126,000 project was completed n less than one year and was supported by 26 Rotary Clubs in two districts.
Pictures from left to right:  Chaparral HS Student of the Month, pictured, Dan- father, Jackie - mother, Megan and Rotarian Dennis Brewster.
 
Megan Steinheimer was named Rotary Student of the Month from Chaparral High School.  Theater has been a major focus in Megan's high school career.Teacher David Petersen tells us that Megan has excelled behind the scenes as a set designer, stage manager and technician.  She handles a rigorous academic schedule with many AP classes, is a member of the National Honor Society.
 
English teach, Damon Larson tells us that Megan is phenomenal and is a model student - wise, thoughtful, diligent, industrious and intrinsically motivated to learn.  Teacher Lisa Nolte said that Megan scored a "5" on the Advanced Placement exam, which is very difficult to do.  Less than 6% of all students this exam nationally get a "5".  Steve Block, a social studies teach, told us that Megan's work ethic is second to none!  
 
It was a pleasure to have Megan at our Rotary meeting.
The Rotary Club of Parker held their annual Veterans Program at Thursday's meeting.  Rotary Club of Parker members served in the Military included, 
US ARMY:  Lindy Blackburn, Jay Boscoe, Mike Endres, Carl Finamore, Randy Hill, Ben Martin, Bill Shriver, Steve Small and Ron Sorlien.  US NAVY: Bill Gripman, Bill Kelly, bob Satrom, Carl Hanson and Tom VanderHeiden.  US Air Force: Larry Brutlag, Irv Buck, Rick Chase, Hank Coll, Steve Gilbert, SScott Gough, Lew Million, Ron Saatjian and Wayne Wagener.  Rotarian Wayne Wagener not only served in the Air Force but also the US Marine Corps.  Rotarian Mike Endres welcomed all Veterans, Rotarians and Guests.  Rotarian Ben Martine served as Master of Ceremonies.
 
Rotarians Lindy Blackburn, Tom VanderHeiden andRon Saatijian told about their years in service.  Rotarian Deann Olson read a letter sent to her family from her father while when he served.
 
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Parker

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Parker Adventist Hospital-Conference Center
9395 Crown Crest Blvd.
Parker, CO  80138
United States of America
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Speakers
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 22, 2018
No Meeting
Rick Waters
Nov 29, 2018
Denver Indian Center
Peggy Carter
Dec 06, 2018
Vocational Services Meeting
Pres Ken Claiborne
Dec 13, 2018
Club Assembly
Dr Thomas S. Tucker
Dec 20, 2018
Superintendent, Douglas County School District
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Dec 27, 2018
No Meeting
Gordon Hamby
Jan 03, 2019
11 Energies Off the Verve
Maj John McFarlane
Jan 10, 2019
Colorado Rangers
Linda Forsyth
Jan 17, 2019
Denver Pet Partners
Coach Jim Turgeon
Jan 24, 2019
DU Women's Basketball Coach
Pres-Elect Gail Lehrmann
Feb 07, 2019
Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Val Jones
Mar 14, 2019
Stand Up. Step Up. Never Give Up.
Pres-Elect Gail Lehrmann
Apr 25, 2019
Maternal & Child Health
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President - Board Officer
President Elect - Board Officer
Treasurer - Board Officer
Secretary - Board Officer
Co-Sergeant at Arms - Board Officer
Co-Sergeant at Arms - Board Officer
Club Service - Board Member
Youth Services - Board Member
Community Service - Board Member
International Service - Board Member
Grants Director - Board Member
Public Relations - Board Member
Rotary Foundation - Co-Board Member
Vocational Services - Board Member
Editarian
Membership Chairperson
Program Chair
Web Design
 
Committees and Projects
2018 -2019 Committees & Projects
 
CLUB SERVICE - Patrick Kendrick, DIRECTOR
Editor Lamplighter - Kam Breitenbach
Change of Command - Ken Claiborne
Christmas Party - Pat Kendrick
Club Photographers - Ron Beller and Mike Endres 
Summer Picnic - Pat Kendrick
Music - Jim Muir, Steve Brown & Steve Gilbert
Program Chair - Scott Gough
Webmaster
 
COMMUNITY SERVICE - Mike Endres, DIRECTOR
Castlewood Canyon - Carl Finamore-Champion
Christmas Blankets, Cards, Santa, Mrs. C and Elves - Kam Breitenbach-Champion, Jane Johnson, Sue Gardner, Janice Beller
Crisis Center, Michele Duncan-Champion, Larry Brutlag, Janice Beller
American Indian Committee - Mike Oldham-Champion, DeAnn Olson, Ron Saatjian
Gazebo Gardening - Lew Million - Champion, Wayne Wagener
NAMI, Arapahoe & Douglas County Mental Health - Bill Shriver-Champion
Parker Task Force - Rick Chase, Jay Boscoe, Carl Finamore 
Parker Task Force Food Drives - Bob Satrom
Praying Hands Ranch - Michele Duncan, Jim Muir, Lew Million
Project C.U.R.E. -  Wendell Geary - Champion
Project Sanctuary -  Mike Endres-Champion, Janice Beller
Rotary Community Corps @ Rocky Vista University - Julie Rosenthal
Rotary Community Corps of Parker (Developmentally Disabled Group)- Kam Breitenbach-Champion, Steve Sumption, Janice Beller
Scouting - Mike Oldham-Champion Ron Saatijain , DeAnn Olson
Toys for God's Kids - Wayne Wagener
Veteran's Day Program - Mike Endres-Champion
 
VOCATIONAL SERVICES - PEGGY CARTER, DIRECTOR
Ethics Scholarship
Four Way Test
Vocational Talks - Peggy Carter-Champion
 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE - LI PETTETT, DIRECTOR
India - 
Nicaragua - Tim Sullivan-Champion
Open World - Alvaro Pisoni, Ron Beller & Li Pettett
Polio Plus - Lew Million
Shelter Box - Al Johnson
 
YOUTH SERVICES - Tom Furmanski, DIRECTOR
Interact at Chaparral -Gail Lehrmann-Champion
Peaceful Schools - Gail Lehrmann-Champion
RYLA/YRYLA - Tom Furmanski, Gail Lehrmann, Mike Oldham
Scholarships, Chaparral - Dennis Brewster
Scholarships, Ponderosa - Bill Kelly
Student of the Month, Chaparral - Dennis Brewster
Student of the Month, Ponderosa - Bill Kelly
Youth Exchange - Mike Oldham
 
FUNDRAISING - 
Boondocks - Kam Breitenbach- 2018 Champion
Peaches - Jim Muir-Champion
State of the Town - Sue Gardner- 2019 Champion
 
GRANTS - Steve Brown, Director
Walmart Grant - Kam Breitenbach
MEMBERSHIP - Gail Lehrmann
Family of Rotary (send out cards) - Peggy Carter
Fireside Chats - Gail Lehrmann
New Member Inductions - Gail Lehrmann 
Mentor Program / Red Badge / Blue Badge - Gail Lehrmann
 
FOUNDATION - CARL Finamore - President,  Steve Sumption -  Treasurer, Ben Martin-Secretary
Trustees:  Ben Martin, Lindy Blackburn, Steve Small, Al Johnson, Glenn Petty, Tom VanderHeiden and Ken Claiborne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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