DSE Evenings - Mike Andrews
Oct 25, 2017
Valor Bridge
Club is Dark for the CIHAD Gala Dinner
Oct 26, 2017
DSE Rotary Will Receive Recognition As Major Donor for 2017 Year
Travis White, Principal Travis White Communication
Nov 02, 2017
Arguing Without Anger
Date is Reserved for Veterans Day Theme
Nov 09, 2017
Don Oatley, Bill Palmer & Les Johnson (and their draftees) are planning meeting speaker and theme
Vogt, Brian
Nov 16, 2017
CEO Denver Botanic Gardens
District 5450 Governor Abbas Rajabi
Nov 30, 2017
District Rotary Update
Club is Dark for the State of the State Luncheon
Dec 07, 2017
Members are asked to volunteer and attend the State of the State Luncheon on Dec. 7th
Carlos Fernandez
Dec 14, 2017
Director, Colorado Nature Conservancy
Last Club Meeting for 2017
Dec 21, 2017
Musical Celebration to Celebrate the December Holidays
Club is Dark for the Year-End Holiday
Dec 28, 2017
Happy New Year!
Meeting not at CHCC - Building is closed this week
Jan 04, 2018
We will meet somewhere else.
Meeting not at CHCC - Building is closed this week
Jan 11, 2018
We are scheduling Rotation Day #3
Brett Mitchell
Jan 25, 2018
Music Director, Colorado Symphony
Dr. Rob Valuck
Feb 08, 2018 7:00 AM
The Opioid Addiction Epidemic
Club Table Talks
Feb 15, 2018
Philosophical Funding Question: How Should We Evaluate Funding Requests
Steve Turner
Feb 22, 2018
History Colorado
Sally Cowal, American Cancer Society
Mar 15, 2018 7:00 AM
HPV Vaccinations and Cervical Cancer
Table Talks: Potential New Fundraiser
Apr 12, 2018 7:00 AM
Comparison of Fundraising Ideas
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Evening Club President
Public Relations
Program Co-Chair
Member Engagement
Community Service
Vocational Service
International Service
Rotary Foundation
Foundation President
Club Administration
Rotary Foundation Admin

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will headline the 11th State of the State Luncheon on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. Kim Christiansen of 9News will emcee the Luncheon, which also features Susan Klebold, the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two Columbine shooters. Ms. Klebold has spent the last 17 years examining every detail of her family life, trying to understand the crucial intersection between mental health issues and violence. She has become a passionate agent working to advance mental health awareness and intervention. She is the author of A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy.
The Mental Well-Being Symposium and Mental Health and Wellness Expo will precede the Luncheon. The Symposium offers three sessions with a choice of nine timely and important topics. The Expo is expected to feature 30+ organizations supporting mental health in our community.
Click here for more details and to register for the event.
Charlie is a retired clinical psychologist. He received a BS and MA at Auburn and a PhD from Texas. He served in the army for 10 years and in the navy for 10 years, including service in Viet Nam. He specialized in PTSD and addiction treatment in private practice, at the AF Academy and the VA.  He was a member of the city council of Greenwood Village for 8 years. He and his wife Joan live in Greenwood Village and are the parents of 4 sons. Lou Webb introduced Charlie to our club.

Patrick Bailey is President and COO of Triton Investment Company, which is involved in numerous real estate-based investments throughout the Western United States.    Pat oversees the day-to-day operations of Triton Investment Company and its property and Asset Management arm, Triton Properties.  Pat received a degree in Business Administration from Seneca College in Toronto. Pat and his wife Jamie live in Greenwood Village and are the parents of two grown children. Pat enjoys boating, fly fishing, skiing and biking. He was introduced to Rotary by Fred Jauch.

Klara Novén made her first appearance at a Club meeting on August 10th.  Karla is 17 years old and is from Västervik, Sweden.   Västervik is a small town of 21,000 people located on the coast, about three hours south of Stockholm.  Klara’s parents are Fredrik and Anna, and she has a 13-year old brother, Kalle.  Klara’s family is hosting another Rotary exchange student for the same time period from the Canary Islands, off the western coast of Morocco.  Klara is a junior in high school in Sweden and will be attending Cherry Creek High School.  She is staying with Terry Thon and his wife, Mary White.  Klara is an accomplished horsewoman and an experienced bicycle rider.  Bicycling is her main form of transportation in Sweden.

Matt Nofziger is a private wealth manager with Aveo Capital.  After graduation from Goshen College in Indiana, Matt taught English as a second language at an elementary school.  In 2000, Matt and his family moved to Denver where he completed his MBA from Regis University. Matt used that MBA to start work in financial services and wealth management planning.  Matt is married to Amy and has two sons, Asher (2004) and Bennett (2008). Matt is an avid bicyclist and loves to coach kids’ sports.  He joined Rotary to give back to his local community and have a positive impact in the world. Matt’s sponsor is Tom Bishop.
Abbas Rajabi, president of Denver SE in 2001-02 is 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. Abbas is the 4th member of our club to serve as District Governor.

Would you like to honor or memorialize someone special? Make a contribution to the Denver Southeast Rotary Tribute program to let them know you are thinking of them. Each donation funds our local and international humanitarian Rotary projects and is 100% tax deductible. Download Form

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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Convention: Southern hospitality
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