Thursday, April 29, 2010
The April 29, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was held in conjunction with the Bonita Springs Noon Rotary Club foundation's International Fest 2010 at the Mercato in Naples. A number of Naples Sunset Rotary members attended and enjoyed the various wine and beer tasting events.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
The April 22, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting featured our own Robert Bodine with hundreds of pictures projected through his laptop on his latest trip to Cape Town, South Africa in February. He discussed the area in detail along with a review of the Cobra automotive manufacturing plant that he visited and toured the manufacturing facility. The club members truly enjoyed his many pictures and the very beautiful and scenic Cape Town, South Africa environs. A lengthy period of discussion and questions after his presentation.
It was voted and approved by Naples Sunset Rotary Club members that our next Thursday (April 29, 2010) meeting will be held in conjunction with the The Mercato - International Fest 2010 in association with Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon Foundation at the Mercato Complex at Vanderbilt and U.S. 41 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
The April 15, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary Club meeting feature Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk. Sheriff Rambosk was introduced by Naples Sunset Rotary President Marcus P. Zillman. Sheriff Rambosk has been a resident of Collier County since 1978 and served as Collier County Sheriff since January 6, 2009. He was Chief of Police of Naples in 1995 and appointed City Manager in 1999. He originally joined the Naples Police Force in 1978. He has received numerous community awards and is a past member of numerous Naples and Collier County Community Service Organizations. Sheriff Rambosk discussed the current happenings of the Collier Sheriff's Office and the many exciting projects as well as community updates. Numerous questions were asked by Naples Sunset Rotary Club members and his presentation was extremely well received. We are highly honored and proud to have Kevin Rambosk involve in our community affairs over numerous years and now our fine Sheriff of Collier County.
Thursday, April 8, 2010
The April 8, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary Meeting featured Jane Hyttel, Southeast Team Leader, Cameron Hughes Wine, San Francisco, California. Jane was introduced by Naples Sunset rotary member John Martin. Jane presented the various wine offering of Cameron Hughes. With an obsession for quality and innovation, Cameron Hughes Wine, was founded by Cameron Hughes and partner Jessica Kogan, and is dedicated to building a reputation for delivering the best domestic and international wine values in the marketplace today. As a modern international négociant, they consistently deliver small "Lots" of high-end wines at very affordable prices. They source wines from the world’s best wine regions, including France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Argentina, South Africa, and California. Cameron Hughes Wine brands—unique in character and integrity—include The Flying Winemaker, Hughes Wellman, RockRidge, Evergreen, and the Lot Series. CHW sells direct to retailers and distributors nationwide, and it owns and operates its own online store. Their company is founded on the concept that excellent wine should be available at a value price. They make high-priced appellations and varietals accessible to you without breaking the bank! Our John Martin's Costco in Estero is the exclusive retailer of their product in the Southeast. Our members enjoyed very much Jane's presentation as well as Cameron Hughes wines.
Thursday, April 1, 2010
The April 1, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting featured a presentation by Debbie Pickering, Mission Education Director, American Cancer Society. Rotarian Program Chairman Adoni Kokkinos introduced Debbie. Debbie explained that she was a cancer survivor and actively promoting the upcoming Relay for Life of Naples, April 16 and 17, 2010 at Gulfview Middle School with additional information available here. Debbie also highlighted the many freely available programs of the American Cancer Society including a) Reach to Recovery, b) Look Good ...Feel Better, c) Man to Man, d) Transportation: Road to Recovery, e) Resources, Information and Guidance, f) I Can Cope, g) New Patient Packet, g) Cancer Resource Center-Gift Closet, h) R.O.C.K. (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) Camp, i) R.O.C.K. (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) Family Weekend, R.O.C.K. (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) College Scholarships, j) Financial Assistance, and k) Online Support Community. Her presentation was well received with a number of question. All appreciated very much Debbie's personal involvement and total commitment as well as we enjoyed meeting her grandson!! Additional information on the American Cancer Society is available by clicking here.
Gary Moore, Naples Sunset Rotary Secretary/Treasurer awarded the winners of last weeks annual raffle. Marcus P. Zillman, President Naples Sunset rotary congratulates the raffle winners as well .....