Thursday, March 29, 2012
The March 29, 2012 Naples Sunset Rotary Meeting was called to order at Bistro 821 by President Carl Thome who gave the Invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Following dinner President Carl gave us updates on the upcoming District 6960 workshop as well as updates on our club fund raiser raffle being held on April 12, 2012. Following a brief discussion President Nominee Adoni Kokkinos introduced our speaker Mark Scarola, Volunteer with the Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education and Experience Center. He presented the truth about wolves, wolfdogs, big cats, foxes, tortoises and prairie dogs through his photographs and personal experience as a volunteer. The Shy Wolf Sanctuary is a Florida Non-Profit 501(c)(3) and is county, state, and federally licensed and inspected. It is 100% volunteer and donor supported. Additional information is available by clicking here. After questions from our members the meeting was adjourned at 8:02pm.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The March 22, 2011 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome who gave the Invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance. After a Bistro 821 dinner President Carl gave the updates and latest happenings including updates on our upcoming Raffle April 12, 2012. Our speaker for the evening was Jack Tymann who presented a powerful PowerPoint slide show highlighting the latest causes and affects of the economy and what is needed to correct many serious deficiencies. Jack was well received by our members with many questions for his excellent presentation. Meeting was adjourned at 8:10pm
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The March 15, 2012 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome at 6:35pm followed with the Invocation and Pledge Allegiance. Following dinner guests were introduced and President Carl discussed the latest district and local happenings. PETS training was discussed as well as upcoming fund raising events for the club. President Nominee Adoni Kokkinos introduced our guest speaker Tiffany R. Kuehner, President and CEO of Naples based Hope for Haiti. At 15 years old, Tiffany’s first trip to Haiti started a passion for the same country to which her grandmother has dedicated her life. Graduating from Georgetown University in Women’s Studies with a specific focus on International Development, Tiffany has spent time working on poverty and gender issues in the U.S., China, Thailand, Tanzania, Uganda, and Haiti. Now, having returned from living in Haiti, Tiffany is based in Naples, Florida, but continues to work closely with Hope for Haiti's programming team, traveling frequently to Les Cayes. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys photography, dancing, celebrating life with family and friends, and cooking with her husband. Naples is extremely proud of this local organization that has raised millions of dollars for Haiti relief!! Additional information is available by clicking here. The Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was adjourned at 8:10pm
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The March 8, 2012 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome at 6:40pm following the Invocation and Pledge Allegiance. After diner President Carl discussed the latest District happenings as well as local events including our upcoming raffle fund raiser on April 12, 2012. President Nominee Adoni Kokkinos introduced our speaker Mohamed Al-Darsani who discussed the present situation in Syria as well as The Islamic Center for Peace. After his presentation there was a number of questions from club members. Additional information is available by clicking here.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The March 1, 2012 Naples Sunset Rotary meeting was called to order by President Carl Thome with the Invocation and Pledge Allegiance. Following dinner President Carl discussed the various happenings with Rotary District 6960 and its upcoming events as well as continued activities with the Naples Sunset Rotary Raffle on April 12, 2012. Additional fund raisers for the club were discussed and the May 24th date was mentioned for the next event after the Raffle. Club was adjourned at 8pm.