Speaker Date Topic
Ray Streib Oct 16, 2018 7:30 AM
Rotary/Gallaudet University Scholarship Fund

The world's only university for the deaf and hard of hearing, located in our district, educates future leaders and educators of the deaf both in the US and accorss the globe. Since its inception 355 students, chosen for their financial need and potential service to the deaf community, have received scholarships that have allowed them to stay in school. Each year the program's goal continues to be to increase the endowment fund to meet rising educational expenses and to accomodate increasing university scholarship needs. With us will be Ray Streib, former district governon and co-chair of the program.

World Polio Day Luncheon Oct 23, 2018
Details to be decided.
Glen Todd Oct 30, 2018
Water Wells
Elizabeth Lucas Nov 20, 2018 7:30 AM
BlackRock Center for the Arts

BlackRock Center for the Arts, the leading venue for the performing and visual arts in Upper Montgomery County, MD,  provides the community with the highest level of quality performances, free gallery exhibitions and arts education classes in a welcoming and intimate setting close to home. Reaching more than 40,000 people per year, BlackRock presents performances featuring top regional, national and international touring talent from the worlds of  jazz, blues, Celtic, folk, world, and bluegrass, as well as contemporary theater for audiences of all ages.

This season, BlackRock Executive Director Alyona Ushe has launched a Creative Consortium with Free Range Humans, who will be bringing professional music theatre production to the venue. The partnership started with ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE in September, and continues with STRIKING 12 for the December holidays and I LOVE YOU BECAUSE in time for Valentine’s.

Award-winning director, producer, and serial creative entrepreneur Elizabeth Lucas launched Free Range Humans to bring professional theatre closer to home. She moved to the region from NYC, where she made 3 award-winning feature films (a rock movie musical, a slasher flick, and a Sci-Fi) and was a founding producer of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Elizabeth has been warmly reviewed by the New York Times for her musical theatre directing and original narratives, working with Tony-winning talent & Broadway writers from NYC to Alaska. Elizabeth is currently launching Free Range Humans, an immersive entertainment company based in Frederick, MD. Visit her portfolio at elizabethlucas.com.

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