Speaker Date Topic
Table Talks: Holiday Celebrations Dec 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Happy 2019!


DSE & RI Foundation Giving: Goals, Status, Awards Jan 03, 2019 7:00 AM

This will be an informative session about how the  Rotary International Foundation and our Denver Southeast Foundation donations support our service projects. The levels of giving will be explained as well as the awards we received from last year's donations. Key donors from last year will be recognized. 2018-19 goals, especially Every Rotarian Every Year, will be discussed and how each Rotarian can easily sign up for quarterly donations to these foundations. 

State of the State Luncheon Jan 08, 2019
Members are Expected to Volunteer For and Attend the State of the State Luncheon
Greg Carpenter Jan 10, 2019
GEneral and artistic director, Opera Colorado


Greg Carpenter is the first individual to hold the title of General & Artistic Director in the 36-year history of Opera Colorado.  He has served in this capacity since 2007 and guides both the artistic and administrative operations of the company. 


During his tenure at Opera Colorado, Greg has initiated a new artistic vision for the company which embraces new and rarely performed works presented in innovative ways.  This initiative began in 2016 with Opera Colorado’s presentation of the world premiere of Lori Laitman’s The Scarlet Letter and has continued in subsequent seasons with Laura Kaminsky’s As One in 2017, the world premiere of Gerald Cohen’s Steal A Pencil for Me in 2018 and in 2019, Opera Colorado will present two one-act operas by composer Tom Cipullo titled After Life and Josephine.


Greg has been the chief architect behind collaborations with the Denver Art Museum, Museum of Nature and Science, Colorado Railroad Museum, Buntport Theatre, the Mizel Arts and Cultural Center and numerous other Denver based cultural institutions.  Greg led the collaboration with conductor Marin Alsop and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra to record the 2008 production of John Adams’ Nixon In China on the Naxos label which has subsequently received critical acclaim, and The Scarlet Letter with the Opera Colorado Orchestra was released on Naxos in August of 2017.


Prior to joining Opera Colorado, Greg worked for four years for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, first as a special projects coordinator for the President of the National Symphony Orchestra and then as the Director of Development.  Mr. Carpenter was a professional opera singer from 1984 – 1998 singing leading and supporting roles at Glimmerglass Opera, Central City Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia, Cleveland Opera and Lyric Opera Cleveland.


Mr. Carpenter has served on the Board of Directors of OPERA America, the national service organization to the field.  He served as Chairman of the Fundraising Committee for the 2008 National Performing Arts Convention held in Denver, and in 2009 was awarded a Livingston Fellowship in Leadership from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation.  Greg also serves as a judge for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and has judged the Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Foundation Annual Voice Competition.  He received a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from Wittenberg University; a Master of Music in vocal performance from Michigan State University and completed Post-Graduate Studies with the Maryland Opera Studio at the University of Maryland School of Music.


Courtney Cowgill to introduce.



Scott Barker Jan 17, 2019 7:00 AM
Impeachment: A Political Sword

Scott Barker has authored the only book you will need to read to understand the complex story of the impeachment process. The work of a Rhodes Scholar, former military officer, and trial lawyer of forty years, this is a definitive guide to the constitutional meaning of "high crimes and misdemeanors" and an invaluable aid for the current debates on impeachment. 

Stuart Cppedge, FAIA Jan 24, 2019 7:00 AM
Pike's Peak Visitor Center Renovation at 14,000ft


Inge Fox-Jones to Introduce


OPEN Jan 31, 2019 7:00 AM
Young Achievers plus Steve Spangler Feb 07, 2019
Steve Spangler Science Guy from Channel 9

Debra Fine will introduce https://stevespangler.com/

Young Achievers May 02, 2019