What happened at the weekly meeting on May 4, 2010
Meeting of May 4, 2010
Bob Young was introduced as our newest member and given his Red Badge.
A team of students came in fund raising as they had won a trip to Nationals in Knoxville because of their project for Destination Imagination DI-Bot competition. They said checks were to be made payable to Diane Brush and additional contact information was given to Dean Sotack.
Darlee Whiting was given an Excellence Award from Rotary International.
Ed Reinhardt gave the presentation giving inspirational stories from his book "You're OK Kid". Detailing some of the challenges he faced in life as well as the tribulations growing up in Eugene, Oregon. These were interspersed with songs sung by his son Ed Reinhardt Jr. (Eddie) who was injured while playing football for the University of Colorado. The best of which was his rendition of "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" written by Allan Sherman about the fictional camp Granada. Additional information on them can be found at their website You're OK Kid.
Speaker for May 11th, 2010 J.J. Ament
"Modernizing the State Treasurer's office"
Republican candidate for Colorado State Treasurer
May 18 2010
Harold Smethills "Sterling Ranch - a vision of the future"
about a remarkable new proposed 3400 acre master planned development in
North Douglas County just South of Littleton; Sterling Ranch. The
principal mover and shaker behind this project is Harold Smethills.
A third-generation Coloradan, he enjoys the state's Western
heritage as a rancher and outdoorsman. He is a retired Colonel from the
Colorado Air National Guard and was the recipient of the Legion of
Merit. He received his BSBA in Finance from the University of Denver as
well as his MBA and Juris Doctor. The chairman of Wings Over the
Rockies Museum, Harold inherited his love of aviation from his mother,
a pilot in the Civil Air patrol during WWII, and his father, commander
of the Civil Air Patrol in the 1940's. Harold also chairs the Board of
American Studies Institute, and he and wife Diane, a Sterling Ranch
partner, are very involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
and the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.
Local Events Hands Across Littleton May 15, 9am till 1pm
Lutheran Church, Hands Across Littleton and the City of Littleton will
sponsor Littleton Cleanup Day May 15, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
will be based at Ascension Lutheran Church at 1701 Caley Avenue.
Efforts will be focused on Littleton residents, especially elderly or
handicapped citizens, who need help with general cleanup of their yards
The Neighborhood Cleanup Day is a great way to give
back to the community and make a difference to those in need. There
will be lunch and drinks for everyone. If you need help or would like
to volunteer, call 303-795-3778.
Littleton Museum Wednesday May 19, 2010 7pm Susan Stamberg "Why Museums Matter"
Guest host of NPR's All Things Considered Morning Edition and Weekend Edition/Saturday