We are pleased to welcome Cheryl Riphagen and Stephen Mayers as new members to our Rotary fellowship. Cheryl is the Development and Marketing Coordinator for The Harris School on Rookin, and Stephen is an auctioneer and owner of his business on Atwell, Bold Bids Live/Online Auctioneers & Appraisers.
The Harris School offers a specialized curriculum for children with needs unmet by a traditional school setting, including those with underlying social or emotional difficulties.  Sponsored by Jeanne Noxon, Cheryl's Rotary mentor will be Mike White (see Left photo). Cheryl holds a masters of education, principal certification.  She and her husband, Paul, have three grown children, and Paul works at Houston Achievement Place in the Heights. Stephen was sponsored by Don Beckner and will be mentored by Craig Wooten. He and his wife Collette work together at their business, Bold Bids Live/Online Auctioneers & Appraisers, on Atwell, and handle, among other things, monthly liquidation auctions for business inventories, manufacturers' closeouts, restaurants, retail stores, etc. They have three grown sons, plus one still in high school, and Stephen is a former Galleria Rotarian. (Photo right shows Wooten and Mayers).