Speaker Date Topic
ERIN LaCOUNT Dec 11, 2018
SALACIOUS IN THE CRETACEOUS
SALACIOUS IN THE CRETACEOUS

Erin has been leading educational programs at Dinosaur Ridge since 2002, but her first visit was in 1990 as a five-year old. Erin was in charge of guided tours from 2003-2017, and has been managing all Education efforts at Dinosaur Ridge since 2017. Erin re-established Summer Camps in 2012 and redeveloped the camps in 2018, developed a preschool program called TriceraTOTs in 2014, and she designed exhibits in the Discovery Center in 2014 and has been maintaining/updating current exhibits in Trek Through Time since 2011.

(303) 697-3466 x101; Education@dinoridge.org

(Evening Meeting) ROTARY MEMBERS AND GUESTS Dec 18, 2018
WHITE ELEPHANT CHRISTMAS GIFT PARTY
WHITE ELEPHANT CHRISTMAS GIFT PARTY

Come prepared for an evening of fun!  Details will be provided soon with guidelines for gift value and rules for the white elephant exchange.  

TIM PORTZ Dec 18, 2018
BITCOIN - HOW IT AFFECTS US ALL
MICHELLE MALLIN Jan 08, 2019
THE HONOR BELL FOUNDATION
(Evening Meeting) LUKE STAHMER Jan 15, 2019
ARC THRIFT STORES

arc Thrift Stores is now the largest social enterprise in Colorado, and one of the largest nonprofits in Colorado - and perhaps two years away from being the largest. Each year, the arc Thrift Stores generates nearly $90 million in revenue and they anticipate doing $100 million revenue by 2020.  The arc Thrift Stores is also the largest funder of advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities, one of the largest employers of people with intellectual disabilities in Colorado, one of the largest employers in Colorado, as wells as one of the largest recyclers in Colorado. 

Luke Stahmer has served on the arc Board for more than a decade including chairing two of the five arc Thrift executive committees. He has now been appointed to oversee community relations and business development at arc with an emphasis on sharing arc’s professional and non-profit accomplishments within the community.  Luke has extensive experience as an executive in both profit and not for profit endeavors including time developing projects while working for sports greats like John Elway and Ed McCaffrey.

THOMAS TUDOR Jan 15, 2019
THE WOMEN OF ARLINGTON
THE WOMEN OF ARLINGTON

Tom Tudor has been a distinguished speaker for twenty-five years, presenting a moving and informative narration of our nation's most hallowed ground: Arlington National Cemetery.  Mr. Tudor, speaking to hundreds of organizations and institutions nationwide, is an authority on the history of 'Arlington' and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which is visited by over four million people annually.  His comprehensive and compelling power-point presentation recently aired on C-SPAN  American History Television and he was a featured speaker at the National World War II Museum for Memorial Day 2016.  His presentation is one you don't want to miss. 

Mr. Tudor served as a sentinel, then relief commander, at Arlington's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from February 1969 to Memorial Day of 1970.  He is the past President of the Society of the Honor Guard - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and is a Member of the Board.

Mr. Tudor has been a business entrepreneur for over three decades; is a five term Rotary International Club President, is a graduate of the University of Iowa and is a member of the Theodore Roosevelt High School Alumni Hall of Fame, Des Moines, Iowa.  He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado with his wife, and is the proud father of two daughters.

DR. APRYL STEELE, PRESIDENT AND CEO Jan 29, 2019
DUMB FRIENDS LEAGUE
DUMB FRIENDS LEAGUE

The challenges involved in animal welfare, both at the Dumb Friends League and throughout our greater community, are becoming increasingly complex. At the same time, the opportunities for saving more pets’ lives are greater than ever. As President and CEO, Dr. Apryl Steele and team are charged with developing and coordinating strategic innovations and solutions to achieve our mission of ending pet homelessness and animal suffering. From a collaborative and people first viewpoint, she oversees operations, development, communications, finance and administration for the Dumb Friends League and Colorado Humane Society & SPCA.

A dynamic leader as well as a practicing veterinarian in Denver for 18 years, Apryl has extensive knowledge of our community and animal welfare. She is a past president of the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association and the Animal Assistance Foundation. Apryl is currently on the board of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, member of Hill’s Shelter Advisory Board and the Cat Friendly Council, and has served on the boards of PetAid Colorado and the Dumb Friends League, and is a veteran of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps.  

Apryl and her partner Kim share their home with two dogs, Mister and Reba, and three cats, Karou, Rufous and Empress Von Digit.

 

(Evening Meeting) ANDRE VAN HALL Feb 05, 2019
THE CURIOUSITY INSTIGATOR: UNLEASH THE POWER OF WHAT IF?
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