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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW ....October 20, 2016
This weeks Reporter- Don Smith

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Guests:   Alice Perkins, Jim’s wife; Andrew Phelan, friend of McKim;

Jerry Wheeler from Littleton Sertoma came to pitch a fund raiser for their club at The Garlic Knot Nov. 9th 5-8pm. Tickets are $10 and you can buy them at the door. All you can eat pizza and more. Westview Shopping Center, 1621 W Canal Cir, Littleton, CO 80120 at S. Windermere St & W. Mineral Ave.

FINES:  Clarke was fined to make him feel welcome into the club; Benton was fined for the traditional “failure to properly train the new President on preforming an Induction into the club”.

Birthdays:  n/a

Announcements:   It was reported that Jack Marshall’s dad, Don, is in hospice.

The upcoming Service Club Luncheon is on Oct. 27th (there will not be a regular lunch at the Elks club that day). It is at the Meridian, same place it has been in the past and it runs from 11:30a.m. to 1p.m.

3455 S. Corona St., Englewood Retirement Community Center - Brookdale Meridian Englewood

NO LUNCH THAT DAY AT THE ELKS CLUB.

Clarke Bennett was finally inducted into the club. Welcome Clarke.

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This year’s Christmas Party was discussed with the attending board members and it was decided to have it at the Elks club. The date looks like Tuesday, Dec. 20th. The hall is supposed to be already decorated and the price is a lot cheaper.

Remember, if you bring in a new member and he stays 6 months, you get Free Dues - per new member for a quarter. A couple members just qualified for this perk.

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Sertoman of the Day:    The ever (almost) entertaining Orian Hunter made the mistake of showing up today for lunch and found out he is the SOD…..and he had $5 with him.

Orian rambled on and on about something about why he hadn’t been to lunch and about him being a teacher of something at the University of Phoenix. He finally drew for the winner of the $5.

Orian Hunter was born in Denver, not to far from the South Platte River but he didn’t mention the date. He went to schools all over the place, including Grad School in Wisconsin. He was a teacher in a couple states.

Several years ago, Orian was teaching in Sterling and at Kingsburg but decided he was paying too much in taxes and decided to retire. Orian has a Principals License from the U. of Phoenix. He wanted to work for them so he sent his resume in and was hired, along with 75 other applicants. After all the training and classes, I think he said he did not get the job. He does teach for them in the evenings.

He is a grandpa with 3 grandsons and he found out one of them is like him. He is still married to Ellen after 38 years. Orian’s military consisted of 2 years of Army ROTC. (He wasn’t even sure if it was Army, what do they teach people now a days?). He didn’t seem too disappointed when they asked him to hang up his uniform.

Orian was a President in 2001-2002 and claims two contributions to the club. 1) The Western Welcome Lemonade stand and 2) improving the speech pattern of a certain club member huh….huh…(well, that one didn’t pan out). The guy that brought him into the club is long gone from the club (I didn’t catch his name). Listen to Orian Hunter.mp3

Program:  Randy Smith introduced Roland Halpern, Reginal Campaign & Outreach Manager of Compassion & Choices. His talk was timely since it was about Prop 106, the Colorado End of Life Options Ballot Initiative.

The Colorado End-of-Life Options Act (in part)

The Colorado End-of-Life Options Act (Prop 106) authorizes the medical practice of aid in dying. Medical aid in dying (also known as death with dignity) allows a terminally ill, mentally capable person who has a prognosis of six months or less to live to request, obtain and — if his or her suffering becomes unbearable — self-administer medication that brings about a peaceful death.

Medical Aid in Dying is a Safe and Trusted Medical Practice

Medical aid in dying is a safe and trusted medical practice because the eligibility requirements and safeguards ensure that only mentally capable, terminally ill adults with a prognosis of six months or less who want the choice of a peaceful death are able to request and obtain aid in dying medication. The prestigious and peer-reviewed Journal of Palliative Medicine published clinical criteria for medical aid in dying, which physicians use to ensure that the practice meets the highest standards of medical care.

(cont. at: http://coendoflifeoptions.org/how-this-proposal-works/ )

View the power point presentation Prop 106.pdf     listen to Roland Halpern.mp3

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Upcoming programs and events :
Oct 27 – NO MEETING, Chamber luncheon
Nov 10 – Steve Tinevra
Nov 17 – Rocky Mountain Honor Flight
Nov 24 – NO MEETING-THANKSGIVING

Sertoma Calendar--Updated October 3, 2016.pdf

List of future programs        Past programs.pdf     Club history

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Upcoming SOD list
Oct 27 – NOT LUNCH AT ELKS CLUB
Nov 3 - Jim Helmick
Nov 10 – Rick Jacobus
Nov 17 – Chad Kason
Nov 24 – NO MEETING-THANKSGIVING

(BOD means Board Of Dir. meeting)

Index of when you were the SOD
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   Editors notes:     If you want an electronic copy of the Roster,  
  send me an e-mail.     DonSmith@Arapahoe-Sertoma.org
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Soaring Valor (Short Film)

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Promotion video: Helping People With Hearing Problems in Englewood, CO

Arapahoe Sertoma promo with Bob Stein     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPSmRz2xfQk

John Pifer SOD   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-ugpauLQ7I

Arapahoe Sertoma at go-kart track   https://youtu.be/6RF05DGyJ5A  

Volunteering With Sertoma by Anthony Prichard       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5aJYgIw2g4

Helping People With Hearing Problems In Englewood, CO by Anthony Prichard   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vojdvwL3Q8I

Mark Hardcastle  I Had A Paintbox      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDRgBfhILqA