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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....June 26, 2008
This weeks Reporter-Don Smith

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Guests:  Jim Robinson introduced Jason Campbell, his new life coach
George Hannes introduced his granddaughter Jill.

Fines:  Hannes for having a guest 25¢ but Robinson paid it.
Robinson for advertising: $1.00

Duncan 25¢ for being late. (I fined him this week because he fined me last week)

Manley for not collecting on an automatic fine, the cat Dr’s phone: 50¢

Announcements:  Rick Campbell proclaimed this was his last week as our President: That almost got a standing ovation. Great job Rick, we might let you do it again.

Rick also welcomed our new caterer, Leslie, from Cassoulet Entrees.

Benton gave us an update on Mabe. He is recovering from surgery last night. He has a tumor in his pancreas. He must be doing okay, he is entertaining the staff with magic tricks. He tried to old trick of putting apple juice in a specimen bottle, then drinking it but the nurse had already heard that one. (I wonder if they have fed him chicken yet).

Phil announced the results of the 2 nd Annual Bill Parchen Memorial Gold Tournament. >

A good time by all and the weather held off just long enough for us to finish. Out of 4 teams, they all came in with the same score, 70. The average age of the group was 71. The team of Bezjak, Laudermilk, Campbell and Stein were the 1 st place winners.

Tim reminded us about placing ads in the Sertoma directory.

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

Jack Marshall’s Party on the Patio, June 29th. RSVP yesterday.

S.W. Sertoma Golf Tournament on July 14th will have Hogge, Harder, Jacobus and Campbell playing.

John Pifer still has 3 tickets for July 19th, a Saturday evening game against the Pirates.

Western Welcome week is coming up.

District Social is Aug 14th at Heritage Square.

Bingo Report:  Enslow stated last weeks team had 116 players and a deposit of $6515.25, adding $472 to the progressive pot.

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Dick Laskey, born August 15, 1948 in Detroit, MI (so were two other members of the club). Attended Catholic schools, then on to Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. where he graduated in 1970 in accounting. Dick worked in Detroit for 2 years, was certified and decided it just wasn’t safe in Detroit. He flew out to Denver for a job interview in Feb of 1973, where it was sunny and 50 °, fell in love with the area and went back home and sold his house for $16,000. He paid $16,500 a year earlier (he’s a CPA huh?). After moving to Denver, he worked at a couple locations before deciding to work out of his own house.

Dick joined the club in 1980 when Sam Anderson was the president and was brought into the club by Walt Erwin Dick has held most offices at least once, including President in 1986-87 and bingo captain for ever. He has been married to Linda since 1971 and they have one daughter and one son and 2 grandkids. Just about everyone in his family are bean counters.

Dick had no military, his lottery number was 89 but after he got the notice, he saw a Dr. for a sore foot and was declared 4F. The river was the Detroit (when it wasn’t on fire from pollution). The apartments he moved into when coming to the Littleton area were built by a past member, Bill Storey.

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Program:   No program this week but starting next week, we should have a full slate.

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

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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   Editors notes:     If you want an electronic copy of the Roster,    send an e-mail.     donny46@comcast.net
Sertoma Application form: app.pdf

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Subject: Test

Here's a one-question IQ Test to help you decide how you should spend the rest of your day......

There is a mute who wants to buy a toothbrush. By imitating the action of brushing one's teeth, he successfully expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is done.

Now, if there is a blind man who wishes to buy a pair of sunglasses, how should he express himself?
Think about it first before scrolling down for the answer...




He opens his mouth and says. 'I would like to buy a pair of Sunglasses.'

If you got this wrong, please turn off your computer and call it a day.
I've got mine shutting down right now.

(You know you missed it too, so shut down your computer)

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One more:

An Alabama preacher said to his congregation, "Someone in this congregation has spread a rumor that I belong to the Ku Klux Klan. This is a horrible lie and one which a Christian community cannot tolerate.

I am embarrassed and do not intend to accept this. Now, I want the party who did this to stand and ask forgiveness from God and this Christian Family."

No one moved. The preacher continued, "Do you have the nerve to face me and admit this is a falsehood? Remember, you will be forgiven and in your heart you will feel glory. Now stand and confess your transgression." Again all was quiet.

Then slowly, a drop-dead gorgeous blonde with a body that would stop traffic rose from the third pew. Her head was bowed and her voice quivered as she spoke, "Reverend there has been a terrible misunderstanding. I never said you were a member of the Ku Klux Klan. I simply told a couple of my friends that you were a wizard under the sheets."

The preacher fell to his knees, his wife fainted, and the congregation roared.