Thursday, October 28, 2010
The October 28, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order at 6:30pm by President Carl Thome. An Invocation was given followed by the Pledge Allegiance. After dinner a Club Assembly was given and areas for new meeting location were discussed. We were notified by the staff of The Naples Tennis Club & Resort that they are closing operations on Friday the 29th of October. The Club Asembly allowed members to dicsuss and to come up with new meeting location recommendations. Meeting adjourned at 7:45pm.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
The October 21, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary Meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome at 6:30pm with the Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation. After dinner Naples Sunset Rotary member Brady Young introduced the speaker Parker Stephen representing Reel Life Adventures a non for profit 501 (c)(3) connecting those who enjoy sport fishing and outdoor adventure with an avenue to make a real difference in the lives of impoverished children and families. Through the provision of various forms of humanitarian aid with special emphasis on the care of orphans, their objective is to rescue children from the street and offer true hope and a future to those who are suffering. Parker explained their latest activities as well as feaured article in Marlin Magazine. Additional information on Reel Life Adventures is available by clicking here. Many questions were asked and the meeting adjourned at 7:45pm. The Naples Sunset Rotary Club Board of Directors met directly after the meeting to discuss up coming events including our Christmas Party of December 15, 2010 as well as other activities and events. The Board meeting adjourned at 8:10pm.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
The October 14, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order at 6:45pm by President Carl Thome followed by Invocation and Pledge Allegiance. Assistant Governor Marcus P. Zillman introduced the speaker and Naples Sunset Rotary member Charles Ashback. Charles discussed his tenure at NASA and the many happenings that went on to improve our economy as well as improve the value of our standard of living. He was very concerned about the space program and the disassemble of the ongoing program for the future of space research and discovery. Club members had a number of questions and enjoyed the presentation very much. The meeting was adjourned at 8:00pm.
October 15, 2010 was Dictionary Day in Collier County and the Naples Sunset Rotary Club distributed dictionaries to 3rd graders in two elementary schools. Our Rotarians truly enjoyed giving these dictionaries to the many 3rd graders!! One school, Parkside Elementary School, thanked us by placing a "thank you" on their entrance sign!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The October 7, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order at 6:45pm by President Carl Thome. The Invocation and Pledge Allegiance were followed by dinner. Naples Sunset Rotary board member Adoni Kokkinos introduced our speaker Lorrie Moore, Volunteer Supervisor/Team Leader for the local 20th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Office. She discussed the program goals and the many positive outcomes that have been created locally. Additional information is available by clicking here. A questions and answer period followed and the club was adjourned at 8:00pm.
Monday, October 4, 2010
The September 30, 2010 Naples Sunset Rotary Club meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome with the Pledge Allegiance and Invocation. After dinner the Sargent of Arms raised a few dollars from both guests and members for our favorite charities. Visiting Rotarian Dr. Leigh A. Readdy from Kirkland, Washington and Chief Lisison of the Rotarian Military Liaison Group discussed his mission with an excellent presentation. The highlight of the evening was the induction of two new members to our club. Carl Thome presented Bill Ford and Brady Young presented Josh Sparks. Bill will be classified in the media sector and Josh in the financial sector. President Carl then discussed upcoming activities for the club and adjournment was at 8:01pm.