President-Elect Bob Fuhrman, Dr. Margaret "Muggy Do" Dickinson, and President Caesar Kavadoy. Dr. Do is the founder of the Performing Arts of Music at the Art and Drama Therapy Institute, Inc. (ADTI). ADTI's mission is to offer its Individuals with Differing Abilities (Intellectual Disabilities) opportunities to maximize their self-esteem, dignity and independence.
Thanks very much to Alex Naron and his team for packing 200 boxes at the Manna Food Center. Founded in 1983, Manna strives to end hunger in Montgomery County through education, advocacy, and food distribution. Manna provided food to 5% of Montgomery County residents facing the hardship of hunger this past year. Potomac-Bethesda Rotary Club has been packing food boxes monthly at Manna since 1986.
President Elect Bob Fuhrman thanks guest speaker Alex Kronemer, CEO of Unity Productions Foundation, for his presentation. Since 1999 UPF has produced 9 nationally broadcast films for PBS and one full-length film for theatrical release viewed by an estimated 150 million people worldwide and have won dozens of national awards.
Bob Nelson and Nancy Szlasa served on the Executive Committee at the Rotary Institute at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC, during the week of November 17. Over 500 Rotarians (future, current and past governors) from 35 countries attended. [Left] Nancy and Bob visited the Biltmore Estate which was decorated for the holidays and [Right] Bob presented a resolution that was approved by the attendees of the Institute.Nancy greeted attendees and encouraged them to sponsor gift dolls for children at the local hospital.
President Caesar Kavadoy presents Rotary Cookbooks to Justin Saltzman, Frederick Rotarian, and Clarissa Linton Harris, President of the Dupont Circle Rotary Club, for their presentation on the Rotary Young Professionals Summit held last September.