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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....June 19, 2008
This weeks Reporter-Don Smith

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Guests:  John Pifer introduced Ken Kelly. This is his second visit.

Fines:  Pifer fined Bezjak 50 cents for never having a guest at table 2. Bezjak fined table 1 for having a guest, 25 cents to each.

The guy with eyes like an Owl, Carl Duncan fined Don (Eagle Eye) Smith for arriving late and yes he was late, automatic 10 cents which was cheerfully paid.

Mike Ballew fined John Vierthaler for wearing “farmers” clothes to lunch. Failed

Announcements:  Rick Campbell announced only 1 week left and that warranted a warmer reply from the group then last week.

A tip was given to our server Kara who wont be serving us due to a different caterer next week. Thanks Kara.

Benton gave us an update on Mabe who has been and out of the hospital the last several weeks. He had an 8 hour operation for an inflamed pancreas and NO cancer. Not sure what is wrong with him. Bill couldn’t find a card that said just what we would like to say to Mabe so he made a card for all the sign or add comments.

Phil announced the 2 nd Annual Bill Parchen Memorial Gold Tournament noon Tuesday, June 24 th at Raccoon Creek. $65, signup sheet passed.

Jack Marshall's Party on the Patio, June 29 th. RSVP ASAP. See info below.

John Pifer still has tickets for July 19 th, a Saturday evening game against the Pirates.

New Officer Installation Dinner is Friday, June 27 th at 5:30 cocktails and 6:30pm dinner at Red Rocks C.C.

Rick Campbell announced the S.W. Sertoma Golf Tournament on July 14 th will have Hogge, Harder, Jacobus and Campbell playing. Western Welcome week is coming up. District Social is Aug 14 th at Heritage Square.

Mike Magee has King Soopers coupons.

Tim announced he missed the Board meeting this week but did mention we raised $12,002.46 for 3 fund raisers.

Bingo Report:   B-Team had 117 players and a deposit of $5450 and progressive added $460 to make it about $8083+. Tim would like a replacement caller for him on June 27 th so he can go to the Installation dinner.

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Dick Enslow was born Jan 23, 1942 in Aurora, Ill., near the Fox River. He went to school in the Aurora area and received a BS in Industrial Engineering. Went to work for Allis Chalmers. Came to Denver in 1973 for a job offer in and was amazed at the weather. He went to work for Materials Handling, then he went into the reverse mortgage business several years ago but after being told they were going to train him at his expense, he retired.

Been married to Carol for 44 years (he stumble on that one). She did high school teaching, then computer sales then went to work for a travel company that got bought out by Delta. Great benefits. She last did student information systems for the Jeffco school district until she retired in April of last year.

Dick has two kids. His daughter Kedra who has given Dick his first grandchild. Son Brad is a couple years younger then his sister and is getting married this year. He plays two man sand volleyball “professionally” (about $100 a year).

Dick is currently serving as our Bingo chair.

Dick was drafted when he was 21 but since he had dislocated his shoulder in high school several times he was rejected at the physical, they never contacted him.

Dick has a gift from a college fraternity brother in a hunting accident. A Pheasant flew up between the 2 of them and Dick got most of the shot which is still there.

Was brought into the club by the honorable Bill Parchen and was President with a gold coat and through most chairs.


Program:   John Vierthaler filled in by starting up one of the 2 John Deer tractors he owns and told us all about raising grass hay (not Alfalfa) on some acreage he share crops. He is a share cropper so he can get all the tax benefits without any of the obligations (only a lawyer knows how to do this).

His 2 tractors are a 1968 and a 1980. He also owns many different implements for cutting, raking, bailing, stacking and hauling. He sells a lot of the hay but he also uses about 400 bails a year for his own horse. Since the land is dry land, he doesn’t get the output that irrigated land would produce but then again, he doesn’t have a lot of work because he only gets one crop instead of 3 or 4 per year.


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June 26 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Bob Hogge
July 3 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Kirk Hon
July  8 - Board Meeting 6p.m. All members welcome
July 10 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Orian Hunter
July 17 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Rick Jacobus
July 24 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Howie Kelsall
July 31 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Dick Laskey
Aug  7 - Regular Meeting - SOD – Mike Magee
Aug 12 - Board Meeting 6p.m. All members welcome

June 27 - Bingo Team D
NO BINGO the 4th
July 11 - Bingo Team E
July 18 - Bingo Team A
July 25 - Bingo Team B
Aug 1 - Bingo Team C
Aug 8 - Bingo Team D
Aug 15 - Bingo Team E
Aug 22 - Bingo Team A

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Sertoma Application form: app.pdf

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On my way to the mall, getting into a fight was the farthest thing from my mind. Wasn't even on the horizon ... I was in a great mood...and then I rear-ended a car.

So there we are, alongside the road and slowly the driver gets out of his car?.and you know how you just-get-sooo-stressed and life-stuff seems to get funny?

Yeah, well, I could NOT believe it...he was a DWARF!

He storms over to my car, looks up at me and says, 'I AM NOT HAPPY!'

So, I look down at him and say, 'Well, which one are you then?'

And that's when the frickin' fight started?..