THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....August 11, 2005

This weeks Reporter- Fred Downs

Song - Dave Penland          Pledge - All in Unison         Invocation - Rev. Jim


Arapahoe Sertomans enjoyed barbequed chicken , fried potatoes, coleslaw and fruit flavored cake with whipped cream topping. There was plenty of food formal, plus a surplus due to a smaller than usual crowd. President Marshall bonged the meeting to order, just before restlessness began to show. There were no guests and Dick Enslow reported on B-Teams results last night: 118 guests, $5327 plus $691to progressive were deposited. Progressive now stands at $6012. C-Team is up next—August 17th. Gus Zala requested members to show interest in a horse race outing. Five responded positively. More information and a signup sheet will follow.

Sertoman of the Day

Will Martinez 
Will was born May 28, 1926 in Berthoud, CO. He attended North High School and graduated age 18. He enrolled in Denver University, but joined the Navy where he eventually wound up on a destroyer and served in the Pacific Theater until 1946. He returned to DU and graduated in 1950. Sometime later he married Marle. [I missed how many children] He worked at Gates Rubber Co.until 1960, when he joined Martin Marietta. Will retired January 1, 1989. He has been a hard working Arapahoe Sertoman 12 Years, serving in many capacities. His $5 went to another hard working Sertoman, Dean Hiss. 


Vicki Vargas –Madrid  Colorado Division of Wildlife Introduced by Don Smith 
Vicki represents the Colorado Division of Wildlife in Denver and Adams County. She opened her comments with an observation : “To an urban animal, home is where the habitats are. Her job is to enforce the laws governing animals from protecting endangered species, improve their habitat, provide visual enhancement for the public to see animals in a natural environment. Her job is to also provides education to the public about wildlife, formal and informal, thus reducing the need for the public to react when they see wild animals up close. She named at least 25 animals ranging from squirrels to deer and mountain goats. The Division of Wildlife receives funding license sales, Federal grants, non-game state income tax write-offs. She states that development is the single largest detriment to wildlife encroachment to habitat. Vicki’s presentation was delivered in a very professional manner, aided by beautiful color pictures of wildlife in protected areas of metropolitan Denver. Thanks Vicki for a very interesting and informative program. 


On Deck



Aug 17

C Aug 18 Don Marshall

Aug 24

D Aug 25 Will Martinez
Aug 31 E

Calendar at a Glance

Aug 15  Happy Birthday Dick Laskey 
Aug 16  Happy Birthday John Vierthaler
Aug 19  Happy Birthday Steve Bolyard
Aug 24  Western Welcome Week
Aug 26  Happy Birthday Carl Duncan
Aug 30   Happy Birthday Randy Smith
Sept. 6 Arapahoe Sertoma Fall Golf Classic 
The Meadows 6937 S. Simms 
Signup sheet circulating 

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