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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....March 24, 2016
This weeks Reporter- Don Smith

news_l3.gif   Gary Athey         Randy Smith       news_l5.gif   Doug Harder

Guests:    Our speaker brought a couple of her friends to lunch. They were passing through Denver yesterday but got stranded do to the snow storm. Liang Rui Qing, Longtian Wang, who is now a professor at Oklahoma City University (not in picture), Qi Yong Hong & Zhao Da Ying. They are from Beijing, China. Michael Hening (not in photo) is doing the audio/video stuff for the speaker on her run for U.S. Senate.  Randy Smith somehow got into the photo and as far as we know, he is not from China.

FINES:   n/a

Birthdays:   n/a

Announcements:   Attendance was down by nearly 10 members do to the big Spring snow storm but the ones that did show up heard a good program.

Here is the list of new Officers for the upcoming year:
Go to 2016-2017 Officers list.txt

At the Board Meeting, the mention of the Chamber Business Gala on March 29th and it was discussed and decided a few of our members should go. It will be held from 5:30pm to 9pm at the Elks club. The club will pay the $25 but there is limited seating. Details and who will go will be discussed next week. Here is a photo of upcoming events the Chamber is having during March and April

The Front Range Round Table meeting will be held Monday Morning at 7am, April 4th at the Perkins restaurant located at 1900 S. Colo. Blvd.

A date for the upcoming Installation Dinner might be June 24th a Friday if we can reserve it.

Dave Miley reported the good turnout for the K-1 Speed event last Friday and the fun that all had. Don Smith was the winner in the Championship race but only by a fraction of a second. John Vierthaler’s soon to be step-daughter Jordan was second and Buckland’s son Mac was third. You can see photos and video by going to the links at the bottom of the Newsletter. It has been decided that this should be an annual event so if you thing you need to, you better start practicing.

Gary is has just about all the Bio’s so will be putting the folders together.

Remember, if you bring in a new member and he stays 6 months, you get Free Dues - per new member for a quarter.


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Sertoman of the Day:   n/a

Program:   Randy Smith introduced Lily Tang Williams, a Candidate for US Senate.

Born in the wild west of China, Sichuan province before the Cultural Revolution, raised with her two sibling brothers by illiterate working-class parents, Lily grew up facing poor living conditions, food rationing, Communist indoctrination, political, and social chaos under Mao’s regime. In this tumultuous environment, she quickly developed street smarts and compassion as well as the values of perseverance and hard work.

Lily received her university law degree at Fudan University in Shanghai and was a faculty member of the law school for three years. She came over to the U.S. in 1988 to earn a Master's degree at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work.

Lily worked for corporations in Hong Kong and the U.S as a corporate executive. Lily became a Colorado small business woman and entrepreneur in 2000

Lily was nominated as a candidate by the Libertarian Party of Colorado in March of 2014 to run for the State of Representatives in House District 44. She is the former state chair of the Libertarian Party of Colorado and currently State Director for Our America Initiative. The Libertarian Party of Colorado unanimously nominated Lily on March 12th as the candidate for U.S. Senate. Her name will be on the ballot this November.

Lily is a grassroots activist and professional speaker. She has been outspoken against Communism, Socialism, Corporatism, Unconstitutional Surveillance, Common Core and Gun Control. She is an inspirational speaker to many people. Lily is married to John Williams for 25 years with three children. They have lived in Parker, Colorado for 16 years. They have a German Sheppard dog named Ajiao, which in Mandarin means 'Cute and proud'. Besides taking care of family, business and be politically active, Lily also enjoys traveling, cooking, music, playing soccer, Poker and Ping Pong. (from her web site)        Some of her main Issues:   and here      Listen to Lily Williams.mp3

Photos from Lily’s presentation. Although she is smiling in many of the photos, she indicated that in China, there wasn’t a lot to smile about if you were a freedom loving person.

Upcoming programs and events :
Mar 31 – Home Healthcare
Apr 7 – Kyle Schlachter, Colorado Wine
Apr 14 - Suzanne Sharp, Rocky Mountain Deaf Schoof

List of future programs        Past programs.pdf

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Upcoming SOD list
Mar 31 – Dave Miley
Apr 7 – Jim Perkins
Apr 14 – Tim Pollak

(BOD means Board Of Dir. meeting)

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A Movie with Grandpa video
Soaring Valor (Short Film)

Links to the
K1-Speed night photos   or  video
2016 Freedom Week

2015 Christmas Party
2015 Pinehurst Golf Tournament

2013 Christmas Party Photos:
2012 Buell Mansion Photos:
2012 Soap Box Derby Photos:
Freedom Week Photos:
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