all gathered for another day of SERTOMA frivolity. A
big "thanks" to Randy Smith for taking notes of
the meeting. We were honored to have two guests.
Carl Duncan, guest of Steve Bolyard, and Larry Wood, a guest
from Mile High Sertoma.
were the fines? We had a few, D. Harder, Bolyard,
Bezak, Jacobus, and Combellic, and Worth for not introducing
their friend Larry Wood. Bill Storey for wearing his
hat. D. Harder for not showing up to do his duty, and
paid by Carlson so he didn't have to hear Harder's elder
of the Day
Grimm was SOD. With map in hand, the prez told of his
delivery at Porter Hospital in 1934. The map showed
his grandfather's land on Kenosha pass, hwy. 285, the Platte
River Road and Porter Hospital. He attended one or
more elementary schools, a junior high school, and Englewood
High. He started DU in pre-dentistry, fell in love
with Marlys and had to get a job. That job was with
Freeman signs and it lasted from 1954 until he sold the
company. He and Marlys will celebrate their 50th
wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. They have a
lovely daughter, two sons and five grandchildren. The
Bills (Parchen and Anderson) brought him into the club. $5
to Dean Hiss.
program today was our annual business meeting with committee
reports presented by the board members.
Laskey reported that we are operating with a positive
balance and no real problems with collection.
at Arms- Bob Hogge reported that he has collected fines and
will continue to collect fines.
Prez Grimm reported on behalf of John Hogge that we have an
average of 37 members each week, which is a bit more than
Dean Hiss reported that there have been a number of social
events with several more planned. The greatest event
was the celebration of the club's 50th Anniversary.
Don Smith reported that Jean has been hard at work
developing the website: All members present agreed
that she has done an outstanding job in developing the
website and getting the weekly bulletins online. A big
"thanks" to Jean.
Nick Morrone reported that there have been six new members
this year with more to come. A new member orientation
was held in march.
No report but we've had programs will continue to have
Joe Dowdey reported that we have given over $27,000
this year with more than
going to our affiliate, the center for Hearing, Speech &
Pat McKimm reported that income this year is about
Rick Campbell reported that all award activities have been
completed and submitted.
Foundation- The report is that we have about $150,000, but
no awards this year due to diminished returns.
Prez Grimm reported it has been a good year. We are
half-way to his goal of 12 new members. Let's all
pitch in and help.
Duncan- Guest of Steve Bolyard
Wood - Guest from Mile High Sertoma.
/ News Report
Convention was a huge success. Arapahoe received
regional awards, to be announced at lunch, and John Hogge
won 2nd place in the First Timers Contest.
had seven members register and a great time was had by
all. Next year is in Rene/Lake Tahoe, make your plans
Will Martinez B'Day
Golf Scramble - Englewood Country Club - Noon
Sertoma Clubs - Golf Matches - Supported by Arapahoe
Club see Doug
cookout, make your reservations now.
Golf Tournament - See Dick Enslow
can live for about forty days without food, and about three
days without water, about eight minutes without air ... but
only for one second without hope.
- Hal Lindsey
you can't be thankful for what you receive, be thankful
for what you escape."
really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge
that you'll grow out of it. Doris Day