|Richard Harwood||Dec 04, 2015||
The Egyptian Expedition - University of Arizona. Fieldwork in the Valley of the Kings.
Mr. Harwood is a member of our Rotary Club.
The University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition (UAEE) was instituted in 1988 as a nonprofit scholarly entity. The UAEE is committed to ongoing excavation, research, and conservation work in Egyptian archaeology. The Expedition's focal area of research has traditionally been the Valley of the Kings and ancient Thebes, around modern Luxor, Egypt.
For further information, check out their website:
|Club Assemby||Dec 11, 2015||
|Club Holiday Party||Dec 18, 2015||
|No Meeting - Santa Claus||Dec 25, 2015||
No Meeting - Were you Naughy? Or, were you Nice? You will find out today.
|No Meeting - Baby New Year||Jan 01, 2016||
No Meeting - Happy New Year!
|James Knowlton, Director of Athletics, USAFA||Jan 08, 2016||
United States Air Force Academy Athletics
Thomas Naughton will provide the introduction. Thank you for recruiting our guest speaker!
James Knowlton is the 11th Director of Athletics in the history of the United States Air Force Academy. He will be speaking about the sports programs at the Air Force Academy. His biography can be found on the following link:
|Paul Rochette||Jan 15, 2016||
Economic Impact of the Military on Colorado and the Pikes Peak Region
Paul is a senior partner in the firm of Summit Economics, a regional applied economics firm. Summit was formed eight years ago by Tom Binnings, Dave Bamberger and Paul. It has since grown to add two more partners: Dr. Tucker Hart Adams and Mike Anderson. It is based in Colorado Springs and performs work throughout Colorado and surrounding states.
Paul has a BA in economics from the University of Colorado, and a Masters in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).
While Paul has been with Summit Economics, some of the marquis projects he has worked on include:
His latest project is a statewide analysis of the impacts of the military and aerospace defense industries on Colorado for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in preparation of an anticipated 2017 BRAC. That study was released by the Governor’s Office May 27, 2015.
Previously, Paul worked for 14 years as financial economist for Colorado Springs Utilities, and the 16 years before that as a market researcher and economics consultant, a regional planner in Northern Colorado and project planner in Botswana Africa in the Peace Corps.
For the past twenty seven years, Paul has also taught marketing and macro-economics in Webster University’s graduate program, as well as teaching international business and macroeconomics at several other schools. Last fall, he taught at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (Shanghai China).
Thank you to George Reed for recruiting our speaker and providing our introduction for our program.
|Colonel Brian Petit, 10th Special Forces Group||Jan 22, 2016||
An overview of the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) stationed at Fort Carson (Green Berets!)
The 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) (10th SFG(A) or 10th Group) is an active duty United States Army Special Forces (SF) Group. 10th Group began training with unconventional warfare groups from friendly countries in the 1960s, beginning with NATO allies. The group has also trained various components of the militaries of several Middle Eastern countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen, Iran, as well as Kurdish tribesmen. Units of the 10th SFG(A) have participated in humanitarian missions to the Congo, Somalia, and Rwanda. 10th SFG(A) was deployed to Saudia Arabia in 1991 during the First Persian Gulf War. The 10th SFG has been heavily involved in the War on Terrorism, deploying to Georgia, North Africa, Afghanistan, and consistently to Iraq.
You can learn more about their history through their website:
|Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito||Jan 29, 2016||
Japanese & United States/Colorado business relations
The following is a link to Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito Greeting:
|Rotary World Understanding and Peace Luncheon||Feb 05, 2016||
The Rotary goal of fostering the understanding of cultures and world peace.
The month of February is very special in the Rotary calendar since it is designated World Understanding Month. The month also includes the anniversary of the first meeting of Rotary held on February 23, 1905, now designated World Understanding and Peace Day.
|Consul General of Canada Marcy Grossman||Feb 12, 2016||
Canada and United States/Colorado business relations
The following link will take you to further information, including a bio, on Consul General of Canada Marcy Grossman:
|Kent Downing, CEO, Pikes Peak Council, Boy Scouts||Feb 19, 2016||
Pikes Peak Council, Boy Scouts:100th anniversary. A look at the past, present and future of Scouting
100 years of Boy Scouts in the Pikes Peak region. A review of the past, present and future of the Boy Scouts of America in the Pikes Peak Region.
|Joe Foster, Principal, JFM, LLC||Feb 26, 2016||
World of Professional Motorsports from a driver who has competed at Le Mans & 24 Hours of Daytona
Club President Maile Foster will be introducing this program.
For more on Joe Foster's motorsports career please check out this link:
|Walt Hecox, Professor Emeritus of Economics, CC||Mar 04, 2016||
Pikes Peak Region: Tourism Can Be A Perpetual Gold Rush
Walt Hecox is the Professor Emeritus of Economics at Colorado College.
Walter E. Hecox specializes in courses and research related to regional resource, sustainable development and ecological economics questions.
The following link will take you to further information on the career of Professor Hecox:
|Good Friday - Easter weekend||Mar 25, 2016||
|Diamond Awards Presentation||Apr 08, 2016||
Recognition of top local high school teachers