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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW .... January 13, 2011
This weeks Reporter-Don Smith

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Guests:   Dick Laskey introduced Tom Hanson again (give him an application)

Quote:   “The day I made the statement claiming I had invented the Internet – I was extremely tired and befuddled because I had been up all night inventing the camcorder.” Al Gore

Fines:   Jim Helmick for not doing anything….also, Carl Duncan for cell phone

Announcements:   Doug Harder presented Dick Mason an award for bringing in a new member, Jack Thompson.

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Will Martinez has King Soopers coupons. The club receives 5% but only 4 people regularly use the service. The card is like a debit card so it’s easy to use.

Feb 4: Duel District Wine Tasting at the Hyatt Regency DTC. Cost $75.00
Feb 21: President reception, Hyatt Regency DTC
Feb 22: Freedom Week. NO CLUB LUNCH on Feb 24th.
Feb 22: Round Table meeting with International President



Jim Rees was born in Springfield, Illinois on 14 June 1933, but was raised in Bloomington. He went to the Univ. of Illinois for 4-1/2 years. While there he got a draft notice and because he was in the Air Force ROTC program he was allowed to continue provided he graduated, otherwise the Army had a rifle for him. Graduated and in May of 1956, started pilot training in Arizona. Shortly after finishing that part of his training, the Air Force closed the base. Two days after receiving his wings he married Jo in Fort Worth, Texas. The balance of his flight training was at Goodfellow AFB it was closed to major flight operations. In Sacramento he flew RC-121 radar planes.

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He left the service in July 1960 and went to work for Underwood-Olivetti and in 1962 moved to Denver for 6 months then to Colorado Springs as branch manager. They closed that office and he moved back to Denver to work for Xerox, then was transferred to Houston as a manager. During which time McClellan AFB in Sacramento was closed to major flying operations. He moved back to Denver in June of 1969 and got into real estate with a couple of former Xerox friends, then went out on his own and has been since 1975.

Jim and Jo have been married for 53 years; have 2 children, a son and daughter and several grandkids. Jim was brought into the club my Bob Stein on Feb. 2005, sat on several chairs and was a President and is now Chairman.

Program:   Carl Duncan introduced Dean C. Coddington, and his presentation is about the Implications of the New Healthcare Legislation. Dean is a senior consultant with McManis Consulting, a national health care research firm. In this capacity, he has become familiar with all sorts of changes in health care, including the new health care reform package passed in late March 2010.

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Dean has been in the economic research and consulting field for several decades including 11 years with University of Denver’s Research Institute, 27 years with BBC Research & Consulting (a firm he helped found), and 11 years with McManis. He has headed over 100 assignments for hospitals, medical groups, and industry associations.

Dean has an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from South Dakota State University and an MBA from Harvard. He has authored over 100 articles and has written 12 books. (when he wasn’t doing all that, he read all 2,099 pages of the new Obama Healthcare package).      You can hear Dean's presentation here: Dean.mp3

Upcoming programs:
Jan 20 Denver Dumb Friends League
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Jan 20 - Regular Meeting - SOD Tim Pollak
Jan 27 - Regular Meeting - SOD James Robinson


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