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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW .... August 30, 2012
This weeks Reporter-Scott Manley

news_l3.gif Scott Manley       news_l4.jpg  Dean Hiss      news_l5.gif   Dave Miley

Guests:  n/a.

Fines:   Tom Fry-for eating cucumbers during the Song, Pledge, and Grace

Announcements:   Leslie was thanked for the excellent lunch and delicious salad.

Jacobus announced plans are beginning for Freedom Week. He asked for volunteers and will set up a meeting next week prior to our regular meeting.

Pauwels announced the Sertoma Awards dinner is September 7th and today is the last day to sign up. Kelley indicated we need to improve communications as no one from the club has signed up. He indicated he will attend with his wife but the club should plan on circulating a signup sheet in the future so we can be better represented.

Enslow indicated we still have two items left from the Golf tournament auction. If interested see him after the meeting.

Enslow announced the results of the 22nd Golf Classic Event:
Closet to the Pin - Ray Miller who was a guest of Dave Miley
Longest Putt -Mike Magee
Callaway winner - Phil Grimm and Dave Miley cam in 2nd.
(Magee and Miley tied for 2nd but Miley won the tie breaker)
Handicap (Sand Bagger) was won by Ed Bezjak
Championship - won by Dick Enslow and Ed Bezjak was 2nd. Dick shot a respectable 86

Enslow asked for feedback on continuing with the Golf tournament next year. After some good discussion everyone agreed he should proceed with a recommendation to the Board.

Bezjak - announced that George Hannes has a ramp to donate. If interested contact George


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Sertoman of the Day:   Mike Magee was born 1939 in Houston but grew up in Chicago starting at about age 2. He can remember looking out his window and seeing the Troop Trains. He went to school in the Chicago area, then came out to C.U. in 1957, got a degree in marketing, then went back to Chicago and sold shoes for 9 years with the Florshiem Shoe Co. He liked Denver so well he came back and tried selling shoes here. He got tired of the flying and driving back and forth with the shoe business so he got into real estate back in 1972, then later with his wife, Barb.

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Mike and Barb have been happily married 23 years. They have a daughter 45 and a son 45. Barb had 2 daughters before they met and now, there is a combined total of 7 grandkids. Mike retired about 17 years ago so they bought a sail boat and sailed around the Gulf and Atlantic for several years, enjoying it very much. They ended up selling the boat and returning to Colorado.

Mike has no military, something about having kids at the right time and being in college.

Mike is a past president of 1993/94 and has a Gold coat, with the help of Bill Anderson and a couple other members. Mabe brought him into the club.

Mike reviewed is early work experiences involving Selling flower seeds, setting bowling pins, and washing cars as a youngster, In College he sold clothes in various stores while attending night school at Cu. He currently De-Ices planes part time and has recently set up a Handyman Business.

Program:   Introduced by John Vierthaler. Stephen Greenspan PhD from University of Rochester. Currently, he is involved as a Consultant for Legal cases involving the Death Sentence for individuals with Mental, Developmental or psychological issues.

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Stephen Greenspan has a doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the University of Rochester and a postdoctoral certificate in Developmental Disabilities from UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute. He has held a number of academic and research positions, specifically at: George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, the Boys Town Center for the Study of Youth Development and the University of Nebraska, the University of Connecticut (where he remains Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology) and the University of Colorado (where he is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry).

Here is a short excerpt from his speech: “I want to talk about the death penalty in America, and my experience as an expert witness in death penalty cases. I am a retired psychology professor who has developed a second career where I am often asked to testify in capital cases where the defendant is of marginal intelligence (often because of significant brain damage stemming from a childhood condition such as birth complications) and where that might be a mitigating factor arguing for life rather then execution. Most of the time I am hired by the defense, but I am willing to work for the prosecution and have in a couple of cases. However, I am rarely approached by the prosecution, for reasons I can only speculate about.

I have consulted in about 30 or 40 cases, and testified in maybe half that number (only once in Colorado, although I consulted in a few others). Sometimes a case ends before a trial (when the state decides to offer a plea deal) or my findings are not what the defense wants to hear, so that ends my involvement.

I have read materials on many cases and have attained a fairly good understanding of the issues, both from these cases but also from immersing myself in the legal and mental health literatures pertaining to the criminal justice system, especially the death penalty.”


Upcoming programs:
Sep 6: Jennifer Soceko - Olympic hopeful
Sep 13: Joe Gomez and Carol Huserik, Disabled Golf Program
Sep 20: Paul Houston, Amendment 64
Oct 4: Ethan Feldman, Democratic Candidate, 18th Judicial District Attorney
Oct 11: George Brauchler, Republican Candidate, 18th Judicial District

List of future programs:
Index of past programs programs.pdf
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Upcoming SOD list
Sep 6 – Regular Meeting – SOD Will Martinez
Sep 13 – BOD & Regular Meeting – SOD Dick Mason
Sep 20 – Regular Meeting – SOD Pat McKim
Sep 27 – Regular Meeting – SOD Cliff Metsker ?

(BOD means Board of Dir. meeting)

Sertoma Awards dinner is September 7th

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