What happened at the meeting on May 11th and information about the speaker on May 18th.
Meeting of 5/11/2010
Lunch started off with the
meeting being serenaded by the Centennial School Dulcimer Orchestra.The conductor gave a brief history of the
instrument and the group.
Kevin Kostoff reminded
everyone that hands across Littleton
were this coming Saturday.
Darlee Whiting presented the
club with the District Governors certificate that the Littleton Rotary Club met
the district goal for Polio Plus.
Scott Taylor went around with the microphone and collected Happy Bucks while everyone shared their good news.
Then our featured presenter J.J.
Ament talked about his background and why he should be elected to the state treasurer's
office.He grew up in North Eastern
Colorado, he graduated from University of Colorado, and he is the first candidate
for the states treasurer in 40 years that actually has a financial
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.