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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW .... July 19, 2012
This weeks Reporter-Don Smith

news_l3.gif Dave Miley       news_l4.jpg  Orian Hunter      news_l5.gif   Doug Harder

Guests:  Past President and member, Jack Marshall, guest of Rick Campbell

Fines:  To Tom Fry, the Sgt.-@-Arms for turning in a blood stained (and who know how many germs and other bad things are on it) attendance slip.  Acting Pres. Ken Kelley for playing games on his cell phone with the SOD was giving another one of his outstanding presentations.

Announcements:   Bill Kohlmeier is in hospice with very little time left. His email is:   We wish the family our best at this time.

Tim Pollak had a good question last week:  “How does someone apply for a scholarship?”  Here is the answer on the Internationals web page:

It was requested last week that if you have excess lapel pins like “Perfect Attendance”, ect…and would like to donate them back to the club, the club would save $30 each.  There was a pretty good turnout of returned pins this week so lets try it once more.  After next week, I will get with the Secretary and we will determine who wants news pins that they are qualified to get.

No mention of how the BIG Golf Tournament turned out, maybe next week.

July 21st, is the Pancake Breakfast, 7:30am-9:30am at Applebee's, 5250 S. Wadsworth, Littleton.  Jim Rees has tickets, they are $7 each… Doug Harder asked for a show of hands on who can volunteer looked promising.    Doug also has for sale “Eagle Cards”, helping his grandson out.

Jim Rees announced that he is out of the new discount cards but can get more if you need one.   The club receives 5%.   Important info about the cards, don’t let your balance be zero for more than 30 days or the card becomes no good.  It’s easy to reload the card, if you have any questions, talk to Rees.


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Sertoman of the Day:   Robert Douglas Harder (alias Doug) fittingly was born on a Labor Day. Sept 22, 1937 in an oil camp in Houston, Texas, near the Rio Grande River. He didn’t stay there long enough to get tall. Doug attended grade schools in Louisiana and Missouri and the 5th through 11th grade (minus one year) in Casper, Wyoming. While in the fourth grade, he had Scarlet Fever. He finished high school in Englewood. He attended 21 schools in 20 years (slow learner?).

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Doug was in the Army National Guard from 1959 to 1966 and said his squad did a fabulous job of keeping the Commies out of GA. After that, he attended CU and UNC and retired as a Mortgage Broker. He has been a member of Pastor Robinson’s church, Christ Lutheran, for over 49 years and an Elder for 40 years. Shortly after the Katrina disaster, he and Pastor Robinson went down there with a disaster relief team. He said you never want to see such destruction.

Doug has been married to Carolyn since 1963 and they have 4 children and 10 grandkids and 2 great grandkids, one just a couple weeks old. Their oldest, Zach, was a member for a short time.

Doug was brought into the club by Bill Parchen in 1966 and has been president twice and has a Gold coat. He has been on the Foundation Committee and brought in abt 58 members to Sertoma. (way to go Doug)

Doug entertained us with some stories about him and Bill Parchen, when Bill was an Englewood Policeman and Doug was in high school. Doug says that Bill was the Barney Fife of his day. He took being a police officer way, way over the top. He would walk around holding his chest out showing off his badge. Back then, Doug would steal gas from Winslow Const. Company, they would roll under the fence with 5 gallon cans and fill them up. Englewood Police set up surveillance around 12:30 or 1am and Bill had his car parked in a place were there were some trees and Doug asked him later if that was to get some shade and Bill said yah, it’s hot. (it was midnight). Bill would sit in the car and Doug and his cohorts would rev up there cars and Bill thought they were trying to distract him but they had already gotten the gas.
Listen to DougHarder.mp3     Copy of poem Doug read I'm Glad You're In My Dash

Program:   Dr. Jill Vecchio grew up in the Midwest and graduated with Honors from Iowa State University in 1981. She then moved to beautiful Colorado where she worked in business for a few years before applying to medical school. She matriculated to University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1985 and graduated with Honors in 1989. After 2 1/2 years of Ob/Gyn residency at Rush-Pres.-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, she returned to University of Colorado to Radiology residency, where she served as Chief Resident. A fellowship in Women's Imaging at Univ. of Colorado followed, and in 1997 she accepted a position as Director of Women's and Body Imaging with Sherman Radiology in Colorado Springs.


She then started her own radiology group, Imaging Specialists, also in Colorado Springs. In 1998 she was named Radiologist of the Year by HealthSouth for "Contributions to Medical Practice". After 4 years, she accepted a position with Radiology Imaging Associates back in Denver and worked with the Sally Jobe Breast Network and the Women's Pavillion at Medical Center of Aurora, where she became the Medical Director and was named among their "Physicians Making a Difference". In 2008 she joined Rocky Mountain Radiologists and now serves as Director of the Exempla Lutheran Breast Care Center.

She is currently the President of the Colorado chapter of Docs 4 Patient Care and serves on the Physician Scientific Advisory Board for Hologic.

Dr. Vecchio has a 7 part video on Youtube which is similar to her presentation today. Part 1 is at:
Listen to her talk today JillVecchio.mp3 view her slide show: ppaca Obama Care.pdf


Upcoming programs:
July 26: Greg Romberg: Colo legislature
Aug 2: Jennifer Soceka: olympic pole vault hopeful
Aug 16: Marie Connolly -Advocate in our Current Health Care System

List of future programs:
Index of past programs programs.pdf
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Upcoming SOD list
July 26 - Regular Meeting – SOD Orian Hunterr
Aug 2 - Regular Meeting – SOD Rick Jacobus
Aug 9 - BOD & Regular Meeting – SOD Dick Laskey

(BOD means Board of Dir. meeting)

Pancake breakfast: July 21st
Bill Parchen Golf Tournament Aug. 7th at Racoon Creek
22nd Annual Arapahoe Sertoma Fall Golf Classic Aug. 28th
at Foothills. Payment is due before game.

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