Speakers
Jamie Van Leeuwen
May 04, 2017
Sustainable Development in Uganda
Speaker Invited
May 11, 2017
Check with Johnny Bohan or John Wetherington
Lloyd Athearn
May 18, 2017
Executive director Colorado Fourteeners Initiative
Tracee Bentley
May 25, 2017
Colorado Petroleum Council
Speaker Invited
Jun 01, 2017
Check with Johnny Bohan or John Wetherington
Speaker Invited
Jun 08, 2017
Check with Johnny Bohan or John Wetherington
Club Members
Jun 15, 2017
Hold for Club
Changing of the Guard
Jun 22, 2017
Karen McNeil-Miller, CEO
Jun 29, 2017
The Colorado Health Foundation
No Meeting
Jul 06, 2017
Club is dark for the holiday week
Carolyn Tillquist, MD
Oct 19, 2017
The history and eradication of Polio
 
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Dawn is a partner at Leading Principals, an executive recruiting and career transition services firm. She was previously at Great West Financial for 19 years.  She has a BS from Metro State University and is a CPA.  She and her husband, Terry, live in Littleton. She has three children, the youngest 17. Her interests include horses and biking. Joe Gregory introduced her to Denver SE.
Colin Kresock is a Vice President at Assured Partners Colorado, an employee benefits and insurance company. Colin has a BA from Ithaca College and an MBA from Northwestern. He and his wife Jana live in Denver. They have two grown children. They both love sports, particularly football and golf.  Bill Magnusson introduced him to our club.
Victor Mitchell is CEO of Lead Funding, an organization that provides private financing for home builders and developers. He has been involved in many entrepreneurial ventures over the years. He has a bachelor's degree from San Diego state and a Masters from Harvard. He served in the Colorado House from 2007 to 2009.  He was a member of Castle Rock Rotary from 2006 to 2010. He and his wife, Anamaria live in Castle Rock. They have 3 children. Victor has announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor in 2018.
The Evening Club welcomed a new member, Clark Witzleben.  Clark is a Major Gifts Officer for the Denver Health Foundation.  His job is to raise private community funding to support the mission of the Denver Health and Hospital Authority.  Clark graduated from Wofford College, in Spartanburg, SC, with a BA in Business and Economics.  In his first 27 years, Clark has traveled to five continents, 20 countries and 46 states. In addition to being an avid traveler he loves to play golf, mountain bike, ski and camp with his 5 year old Border Collie. Clark’s sponsor is Mike Klingbiel and this is his first time as a Rotarian.
Clubrunner previously pulled their mobile app because it did not function properly. Version 2 has been released and is available for free download from your app store. It gives you access to the club directory and the stories on the web site.
Abbas Rajabi, president of Denver SE in 2001-02 will serve as the District Governor for District 5450 in 2017-18. Abbas has served in many capacities in the club and district and has been a tireless champion of Service Above Self. We look forward to supporting him in his role. Abbas will become the 4th member of our club to have served as District Governor.
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Do you have a succinct explanation of Rotary when someone asks you- what some would call an "elevator speech"? Here is a possible response, authored by Jim Creamer:

Rotary is an international organization dedicated to the service of mankind. Denver Southeast Rotary Club is an active organization of men and women providing domestic and international assistance to others far and wide. And we have fun doing it with fellowship for our members and with a sense of ethics as outlined in the Four Way Test.

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Golf 2017
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DSE Evenings Club is primarily for younger professionals. It meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays,at Blue Bonnet, 457 S Broadway, 6:15 fellowship, meeting starts at 6:45 pm. 
 
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