The Lamplighter 
Rotary Club of Parker
Karli Ottmann, Ponderosa High School Student of the Month for April
From the left: Rotarian Jim Muir, Angela Ottmann, Student of the Month Karli Ottman, Tim Ottmann
Congratulations to Karli Ottmann, the Ponderosa Student of the Month for April!  Karli has been on the varsity Pom/Dance team all four years of high school.  The team has won many awards, including Colorado State championships in Pom and/or Jazz the past three years.  Karli has also earned three academic letters.  She served on the Student Council as a freshman and sophomore.  She has participated in various service projects, including the Denver Rescue Mission, Wish Week at Ponderosa and through National Honor Society.
Karli plans to attend Grand Canyon University in Phoenix to study graphic design with an emphasis on advertising.  Best wishes, Karli!
Changing the Narrative on an aging workforce
Our speaker on May 9, Maureen McDonald, described the initiatives of the group Changing the Narrative in Colorado, who are identifying and responding to the implications of our aging population in the workplace.  Click on this link to access a copy of the white paper that Maureen provided: “Age-friendly and intergenerational workplaces are better for everyone in Colorado
For more information on the organization, see their website at
New Member Bucky Harris

From the left, Bucky Harris, Ken Claiborne, Gail Lehrmann
We welcome Bucky Harris, who was inducted as a member of the club on May 9.  Bucky owns and manages a local housecleaning company.
Announcements Lamplighter May 10
Cheryl Poage invites us to stop by for the first of the summer’s Meet and Greets with the Parker Town Council during the Farmer’s Market in downtown Parker on Sunday, May 12.
Please join us to maintain the landscaping around the gazebo in O’Brien Park in downtown Parker.  Two dates:
  • Friday, May 17 at 9 a.m.  Please bring a dandelion digger and a rake if possible
  • Monday, June 3.  We will be mulching the beds
Please contact Lou Million ( if you have any questions. You will need to fill out a waiver form to work.
The local NAMI Walk to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness will take place on Saturday, May 18 at Centennial Center Park in Centennial, CO.  Contact Bill Shriver for more information, or sign up on the website to walk or to support a walker: .
The End Polio Now campaign runs through the end of May.  Please be sure to get your pledge to Lou Million ( if you have not already done so.
Alvaro Pisoni reminds us of the visit of the Open World delegation from June 7-15.  This year’s delegation is from the nation of Georgia; their focus is on rural tourism.
Mark these two events on your calendar:
  • A welcome reception the evening of Friday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m.
  • A presentation by the members of the delegation on Thursday, June 13 at 7:00 a.m. at Boondocks
Nov 21, 2019
Using Small Talk to Get the Rotary Message Across
Nov 28, 2019
Dec 05, 2019
Tri-County Health Department
Dec 12, 2019
Dec 19, 2019
Alzheimers, Where We Stand and the Way Ahead
Dec 26, 2019
Merry Christmas!
Jan 09, 2020
Victory Service Dogs
Jan 16, 2020
The Pharmacy Profession
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Russell Hampton
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