Week In Review - July 29, 2004
|Song - B Parchen Pledge - N Selby Invocation - B. Kohlmeier|
Dowdey took gavel to hand to rouse a relatively quiet group to some degree of
order while we dined on enchiladas, rice, beans and salad.
Things seemed to have no usual order as we interspersed introductions,
announcements, fines and general nonsense. Table
One minus Buckland plus Benton were treated to the usual two-bit fines.
Enslow ahhh’d his way to a fine. Alec Doucette was fined for
‘attempting to change Parchen’s equipment’. Chuck Collins, a member of the
Chatfield club, presented information on a Footprinter’s fund raiser that is
supported by the Chatfield club. (For
more info see Bill Worth). Two
sponsorship presentations occurred today: one of $1000 to the
one of our newer members, says the only river he connects with is the
Program was presented by special friend Jim Chandler.
Jim was a member of the club
many years ago and was a great contributor to Arapahoe and the community.
Jim was persuaded to speak to us of D-Day,
when and where he was part of the invasion, serving as a Lieutenant on a LCM
Landing Craft shuttling troops and supplies between ships in the channel and the
invasion beach. These are not
memories that Jim really wants to retain, and does not speak often of the
experience. He has not returned to
the invasion area and has no desire to. We appreciate what Jim was willing to
share. He also noted that he was
part of and able to observe the atomic bomb tests on
Governor to Assist New
Officers and Directors should take advantage Governor Mike Ballew has scheduled
the DLC (District Leadership Conference) for Saturday August 7th
This is a must attend event for the President and Secretary; all other
club officers and directors are encouraged to attend.
The event will be held from
Here is your chance to see the
Tuesday August 17 - $36 each - good seats guaranteed - call John Pifer to reserve your place. Good entertainment and good fellowship. Be there.
Some committee assignments have been made; some have not.
Below is a list you can use to see where you fit in.
Changes, objections, clarifications
?, talk to President Dowdey.
Sponsorship (J Marshall) - Enslow, Geers, Perkins Programs (Campbell) - Downey, Hunter, O’Grady, Pollak, Stein, Vierthaler Membership (Selby) - Bolyard, Grimm, Jacobus, Schillo Incentives (Z Harder) - D Harder, Miley Growth (Laskey) - Bolyard, Dowdey, D Harder, Magee, Selby, Stein, Worth Ways & Means (Schlageter) - Campbell, Hannes, Hunter, Nettles Social (Buckland) - Helmick, Hiss, Fry, Parchen, Pifer, Sorensen.
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