Thursday, January 27, 2011
The January 2011 Naples Sunset Rotary Meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome at 6:45pm and was followed by the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance. After dinner was introduction of guests and visiting Rotarians. President Carl Thome then presented Naples Sunset Rotarian Gary Blaine one of the highest honors Rotary bestows ... the Paul Harris Fellow Award. Gary received a standing ovation from all club members.
Gary then proceded to introduce our speaker Bradford K. Marshall, Board Member of Youth Haven and Vice President/Investments with Stifel Nicolaus & Company in Naples. Brad discussed all the latest statistics and developements happening at Youth Haven and then answered numerous question from club members. Additional information about Youth Haven is availabole from their website by clicking here. President Carl also announced a board meeting next Thursday following the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 8:08pm.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
The January 20, 2011 Naples Sunset Rotary Meeting was called to order by Immediate Past President and Assistant Governor Marcus Zillman. The Invocation and Pledge Allegiance followed. A sit down dinner followed with a number of guests and visiting Rotarians present. The President of the Rotary Club of South Orange was introduced and all members and guests gave a short intoduction of each other. Past President Zillman then presented the program discussing the latest happenings on the Internet including Facebook, Twitter, Blogs and Cloud Computing. After numerous questions from the well received program, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00pm.
Thursday, January 13, 2011
The January 13, 2011 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance followed by dinner. Member George Leamon intoduced our guest speaker, Robert D. St.Cyr, Director of Community Outreach, Dwight E. Brock Clerk of the Circuit Court, Collier County, Florida. Robert discussed the latest happenings in the Clerk's office and then demonstrated the newly updated website and all the easy to navigate functionality and transparency now available. Accessing court records in Collier County and never been easier using their new website and database. Records are created in .pdf documents and easily downloadable or printed off. A number of questions were asked and the entire presentation was extremely well received.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
The January 6, 2011 Naples Sunset Rotary Meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome who presented the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance. After dinner the club heard a presentation by Assistant Governor for Membership Robert Stoneburner who discussed his experiences as a board member of the Golden Gate Fire District and what possibility exists for a consolidation of the many local fire districts in Collier County. After a question and answer period the club proceeded to a mini club assembly to identify upcoming opportunities. Adjournment was at 8:00pm.