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Feb 23, 2018 9:00 AM –
Apr 26, 2018 10:00 AM
 
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John Fielder- Speaking April 17th

“What a great opportunity for The Rotary Club of Littleton to Partner with John Fielder to raise $$ for hungry tummies and promote John’s Magnificent Colorado Photography.”

The Day and Evening meetings will be combined and will be meeting at Pinehurst Country Club. We are hoping that as many of our Rotarians as possible will attend this meeting and bring friends and family to enjoy this great presentation! We will need you to sign up on our website for yourself and your guests for this very exciting event. John promises that it will be a very entertaining presentation with slide show, music and commentary.

John will be “selling and signing all of his popular Colorado books including his latest book, A Colorado Winter, from which he will donate 30% of all sales to The Littleton Rotary Foundation” The money will be used at our Arty’s Friday Food Bag Program which provides nutritious meals for needy children who otherwise wouldn’t have enough food to eat over the weekend.

The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm with an open reception and book sales during cocktails and after the show. Buffet dinner will begin at 6:15 and we will have a short business meeting at 6:45. John will be sharing his 1-hour slide show at 7:00. Meal price $20.00 for Rotarians, Family and Friends but must RSVP to eat.

There will be an “Open Bar Cash Only, no checks.

This event will be open to the public to enjoy for cocktails and show only!

Check out John’s latest book

https://www.johnfielder.com/product/a-colorado-winter/

JOHN FIELDER
Apr 17, 2018 6:00 PM
 
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Apr 17, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
 
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Apr 21, 2018
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
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Apr 23, 2018
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
 
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Apr 23, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Lorrie Odom received her MD from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1969.  Following an internship and residency in pediatrics, she became a Fellow in Pediatric Oncology/Hematology and a Fellow in Pediatric Immunohematology. Her long and distinguished medical career has included clinical practice, teaching and research.  Lorrie is an active volunteer in numerous organizations and advisory boards, most involving children's health, education, and well being.

LORRIE F. ODOM, MD
Apr 24, 2018
 
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Patrick F. Brower is the former editor and publisher of the Sky-Hi News, and a group of weekly and daily newspapers, in Granby, Colorado. He was published extensively for 28 years, as a reporter, editor and columnist and has received numerous statewide and regional awards for his writing. He’s also had short fiction published in the Redneck Review of Literature. His news articles have also been published in the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News.

Brower personally covered almost all of the hearings and interactions relating to the Killdozer rampage before it took place. Brower was also a victim of the rampage and extensively covered the event itself as well as its aftermath. After the newspapers were sold in 2007, Brower owned and operated his own public affairs consulting firm before working in grassroots economic development with the Grand Enterprise Initiative in Grand County. He continues to write.

Brower graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in American Studies.

He is an accomplished jazz drummer, an avid cross-country skier, runner and a masters level national champion biathlete. He has three children and continues to live in Granby, Colorado.

Called “KILLDOZER: The True Story of the Colorado Bulldozer Rampage,” Patrick’s book takes readers through the rampage’s origins, the shocking event itself and the peculiar way in which the perpetrator of the rampage has become something like an American folk hero.

The rampage took place on June 4, 2004 in the small town of Granby, Colorado, where Marvin Heemeyer, a former muffler shop owner, worked in secrecy for months and built a steel-enshrouded and concrete fortified bulldozer tank armed with three rifles — one of which was a 50-calibre sniper rifle. Invincible in this tank, in a two-and-a-half hour splurge, he proceeded to destroy much of the town, causing $10 million in damage.

 

PARTICK BROWER
May 01, 2018
 
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Patrick F. Brower is the former editor and publisher of the Sky-Hi News, and a group of weekly and daily newspapers, in Granby, Colorado. He was published extensively for 28 years, as a reporter, editor and columnist and has received numerous statewide and regional awards for his writing. He’s also had short fiction published in the Redneck Review of Literature. His news articles have also been published in the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News.

Brower personally covered almost all of the hearings and interactions relating to the Killdozer rampage before it took place. Brower was also a victim of the rampage and extensively covered the event itself as well as its aftermath. After the newspapers were sold in 2007, Brower owned and operated his own public affairs consulting firm before working in grassroots economic development with the Grand Enterprise Initiative in Grand County. He continues to write.

Brower graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in American Studies.

He is an accomplished jazz drummer, an avid cross-country skier, runner and a masters level national champion biathlete. He has three children and continues to live in Granby, Colorado.

Called “KILLDOZER: The True Story of the Colorado Bulldozer Rampage,” Patrick’s book takes readers through the rampage’s origins, the shocking event itself and the peculiar way in which the perpetrator of the rampage has become something like an American folk hero.

The rampage took place on June 4, 2004 in the small town of Granby, Colorado, where Marvin Heemeyer, a former muffler shop owner, worked in secrecy for months and built a steel-enshrouded and concrete fortified bulldozer tank armed with three rifles — one of which was a 50-calibre sniper rifle. Invincible in this tank, in a two-and-a-half hour splurge, he proceeded to destroy much of the town, causing $10 million in damage.

(Evening Meeting) PATRICK BROWER
May 01, 2018
 
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May 04, 2018 9:00 AM –
May 17, 2018 10:00 AM
 

David Lewis is a former Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow who lives in SW Denver. He retired at the end of 2015 from a career in the newspaper industry and non-profits, but remains a consultant in both fields besides caring for grandchildren and working on his golf and tennis games. His program is about how to safely order prescription drugs on the Internet, and it is a personal story connected to his family. He is an adviser to the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies. 

DAVID LEWIS
May 08, 2018
 
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May 09, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
 
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May 14, 2018
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
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Ralph Alvarez is the Founder/CEO of Blue Ocean Mercantile

Teaser:

Ever wonder why the most average tasting beer (to be kind) has become the #1 Import in the USA and the number 4 brand overall?

What do Westinghouse Washer & Dryers, Volkswagen Beetles, Amana Microwaves and Corona Beer have in common?

What is a Cereal Adjunct?….if it’s in my beer, is it bad for me?

What is the next BIG thing in Beer.

 

For over 30 years he has fought on the frontlines of the Domestic and International Beer Wars, in both the Ad Agency and Brewery side of the business.

Educated at both Claremont McKenna College and Harvard, Ralph’s has worked with SAB Miller, Anheuser Busch, FEMSa Mexico, Molson Coors and Heineken both here and abroad.

 

He will share with the group his perspective on the US beer business’ current state of affairs and will reveal insights and observations  that have prompted him to greenfield a new company that, as he puts it, will become a player of consequence in the import beer landscape- Blue Ocean Mercantile

(Evening Meeting) RALPH ALVAREZ
May 15, 2018
 
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Ben Franklin challenged us that we will have a republic only if we can keep it. But this great nation will be unable to heed his words if our citizens are not proactive in educating others—especially fifth graders learning about government for the first time.

When Andy McKean founded the Liberty Day Institute in 1996, he never anticipated the things we would accomplish. Because of years of hard work and dedication exerted by countless individuals and our many partners, hundreds of thousands of kids have received copies of the the Liberty Day Institute booklets containing the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence.

Many of these youngsters have learned directly from national and community leaders, parents, teachers, college students, and so many others just what it means to be an American. the Liberty Day Institute has strived to educate tomorrow’s leaders exactly why it is that our nation’s founding documents are so important—and why it is so essential that we preserve them and the freedoms they entail.

ANDY McKEAN
May 15, 2018
 
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May 19, 2018 10:00 AM –
May 20, 2018 11:00 AM
 
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May 28, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Jun 11, 2018
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
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Jun 13, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
 
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Jun 25, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Jul 23, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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