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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....April 10, 2014
This weeks Reporter- Don Smith

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Guests:  n/a

Fines:  A cell phone or 2 plus I think a late arrival.

Announcements    Don’t forget the fund raising event at Paxti’s in Cherry Hills, 3455 S. University Blvd. On April 16th....All day long. This is the same location our club had an event a few months back. Paxti’s will donate 10% of the income that day to The Listen Foundation. An e-mail was sent to all several days ago.

Glenn Combellick brought us up to date on what the Foundation is up to. They want to make a couple changes to the Articles of Operation to bring it more up to date with whats happening now since the Foundation was started in 1988 and the club was much larger then. He gave us a couple examples as to what those changes might be. We will hear more about this in the near future.

Scott is looking for someone to “walk in his name” at the Celebrate Sound walk May 17th. It seems A-1 Scuba is having their raffle that day (and the 18th) and Scott is going to help them with that.

The Celebrate Sound Committee is pleased that Denver's Center for Hearing, Speech and Language plans to provide free hearing evaluations at the Southglenn Country Club during our fundraiser walk. However, we must have at least 100 registered walkers by April 17 or else it's not worth their audiologist's time.

Doug has set a date for the Past Presidents Meeting for Tuesday, April 22nd at Christ Luthern Church at 2695 S. Franklin St. Time: 7pm.
Doug also has Boy Scout Cards for $5 each he is selling for his grandson. These are the discount cards most of you are familier with. There str about $50 worth of discounts.

Doug brought us up to date on Rev. Robinson. Jim is home and doing a lot better. They think his pacemaker may have been the cause of the problem. Jim’s acrobatic scores are: 6 for the flip but only a 0 for the landing. Jim hit the wall so hard his head went into it.

Remember, if you bring in a new member and he stays 6 months, you get Free Dues - per new member for a quarter.


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Sertoman of the Day:   Rick Jacobus ( aka Night Owl), born 23 July, 1936 in Grand Rapids, Michigan (same hospital as President Ford but 2 years later) but grew up in Ohio on an Army base until he was a junior in high school at which point the family moved to CO when in 1953 and graduated from Sheridan High in 1954. He worked for Public Service about 3 years when a co-worker advised him to go to college. A grad of UNC, Greeley with a degree in Distributive Education, Rick gave up teaching school (elementary phs ed) after one year but went on to a successful 35 year career in the insurance field.

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Rick lives with his wife Bonnie, they were married in June of 1962. They have a son, Rod, 49, who lives in LA, and a daughter Jill, 47, who’s husband and kids live in this area, which gives Rick a chance to spoil the 2 grandkids twice a week.

Rick missed joining the Navy by one day, he was going to sign up but a letter from the Army, forwarded from Harder which stated Rick had received his 2S-deferment into the Army. That was close. He was in the NAVY Reserve and Air Force ROTC.

A member of Arapahoe since 24 July, 1974, Rick has done it all including President (79-80), Secretary, Governor, District Governor in 1982-83 and more. He mentioned how he was instrument in getting a club to shut down. He was recruited into the club by who else, Doug Harder. He did not win a Gold Coat, thanks to Harder. Listen to Rick Jacobus.mp3

Program:   Peter Pauwels introduced Lesa V. Thomas, Executive Director of Aspen Camp. Lesa is a graduate of Texas A&M University (Corpus Christi), Seattle Pacific University and is working toward her Ed.D. in Deaf Studies at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. She has over 25 years experience in interpreting, teaching deaf children, teaching at the college level, management, and the non-profit world. She has served on the Governing Board of the Texas School for the Deaf, as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Abused and Neglected Children, and on the board of the Corpus Christi Area Council for the Deaf.

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Mission: Aspen Camp serves Deaf and hard of hearing individuals by providing safe, high-quality experiences that support educational, emotional, social and recreational growth.

While we remain committed to our primary mission of serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, we are committed to responsible stewardship of our unique 17+ acre site and have opened the use of our site to other disabilities, other non-profit organizations, and to the general public in the valley.

Vision: Aspen Camp will become the premier Deaf & Hard of Hearing Wilderness camp in the world; known for its programs that inspire, empower and educate all those who participate.

In other words, we want to be the best and your favorite camp.     Listen to Lesa Thomas.mp3

Upcoming programs and events :
Apr 17 – Nancy Hortman, ACTS Resource Center
Also, Linda Holloway & Cindy Markham
May 1 – Amy Zimmer, Denver Landmark Preservation
May 17 - Don’t Walk in Silence walk
List of future programs        Past programs.pdf

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Upcoming SOD list
Apr 17 – no SOD
Apr 24 –Dick Laskey
May 1 - Scott Manley
(BOD means Board of Dir. meeting)

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Sertoma Application form: app.pdf       Recruiting Manual     
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