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THIS WEEK IN REVIEW .... Sep 12, 2013
This weeks Reporter- Don Smith

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Guests:   Brock West, Tom Guetz, Rick Carman and John Cullen, all from S.W. Sertoma, and Jill Wayne (also our program) from CHSL.

Fines:   Mason got caught this week without his badge.

Announcements:   Don't know why but this was probably the least attended meeting since I have been a member.  Only 19 members showed up......could it have had anything to do with the weather?

The Patxi’s Pizza fundraiser took place yesterday but we don’t have any numbers. A show of hands from the membership indicate about 6 members took part in the event.  

Dick Enslow and Tom Guetz, on behalf of the Golf tournament a few weeks ago, presented checks to Jill Wayne for The Center for Hearing, Speech and Language

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Scott’s birthday reminder for this week was Ed Bezjak, Jim Rees and Jill Wayne last week.

The results are in (finally) on who qualify for Perfect Attendance for 2012-2013 year and they are: Dave Miley, Tim Pollak, Jim Rees, Bob Schlageter and Don Smith. All but Bob declined any awards or pins, Bob was not present at the board meeting.

Scott’s quotes for the day:   The difference between a rut and a grave is the depth.   Who was the first person to look at a cow and think 'I will squeese those dangly things and drink what evers comes out'.

At the Board Meeting today, Bill Benton and Dave Miley said they have come up with our Sertoman of the Year nominee and the board voted to accept him…..(I’m not telling)

Englewood Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon is Oct. 29th a Tuesday so we are canceling our regular meeting on the 31st. We will see later who wants to attend the Luncheon.

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:  Tim Pollak, with a PhD on the wall, brought us up to date on his life story. Tim was born Sep. 6, 1945 on the south side of Chicago. Probably while still in the hospital, their apartment caught on fire and the family moved to the Rogers Park area of Chicago. When in first grade, they moved to Evanston and he went through all grades there. The high school was so large, he went to “East Hall” high school in Evanston.

At 15, he was active in youth groups, debating life. They decided there was no universal purpose to human life. Because of that, he decided to go into clinical psychology. He attended Antioch College and their “cooperative plan of education (classes for one quarter then work in the field for a quarter). He worked in Phoenix, AZ; Boston, MA; Skokie, IL and San Jose, CA to name a few.

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Tim was a “consciences objector” at the time of the Viet Nam war and worked in several hospitals instead of fighting. He was accepted to DU in Social Work but wondered why he never heard from the U. of TN. After a phone call and an interview, he was accepted. He graduated with a PhD in Clinical Psych. from the Univ. in 1979.

Tim married the first time in 1981, divorced in 1982, met Ruth in 1983 and married her in 1984. (He didn’t mention what happened in 1985 but it had to be good). Tim and Ruth have their own counseling service called Re Leaf Counseling (303 972-0714). He was introduced to the club in 1989 by Barney O’Grady with Dean Hiss’s help. Tim was club President in 2003/04 and has been very active in the club over the years and was our Sertoman of the Year in 2006.

Dr. Tim has also been doing work on helping people who have Phobias and says it only takes a few minutes with outstanding results. He works out of his house so give him a call. (303) 972-0714 Listen to Tim Pollak.mp3

Program:   Dick Enslow introduced Jill Wayne, Executive Director/Audiologist at The Center for Hearing, Speech and Language, who was here today to accept a donation from both Arapahoe and S.W. Sertoma clubs, the proceeds from the recent golf tournament. Jill gave a little history on how long she has known a couple members, such as Dick Enslow, and a little history of CHSL.

(from their web site)
We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that offers health care services of the highest quality to the people who live in the Metropolitan Denver area and Colorado Springs. We are unique in that our professional staff of audiologists, speech pathologists and therapists provide quality hearing, speech, language, reading and learning services for people of all ages, including those who are unable to pay. For those who do pay, our rates are generally lower than other providers.

You won't find this kind of help anywhere else. We proudly offer free and sliding-scale fees based on need, family size and income levels according to Federal Poverty Guidelines used to determine financial eligibility. Our Hearing Aid Bank is a special fund we created so that we can help low-income clients pay for hearing aids and assistive listening devices. Listen to Jill Wayne.mp3 

Upcoming programs:
Oct 3 – Ron Kientz, Musical entertainment

Oct 24 – Russell Jones – War on Drugs

List of future programs        Past programs.pdf

Upcoming events:
Oct. 29th: Englewood Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon
Dec. 13th: Christmas party @ Buell Mansion
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Upcoming SOD list
Sep 19 –Norm Schillo
Sep 26 – Jim Robinson
Oct 3 – Bob Schlageter
Oct 10 – Don Smith
Oct 17 – Randy Smith
Oct 24 – Bob Stein
No SOD on Aug 15th do to a great Program scheduled
(BOD means Board of Dir. meeting)

Click here for a printable version PDF             Club's 50yr Proclamation
   Editors notes:     If you want an electronic copy of the Roster,  
  send me an e-mail.

Sertoma Application form: app.pdf       Recruiting Manual     
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Link to the Buell Mansion Photos:

Sertoma’s “Dual District” Website:

If you would like to volunteer or donate to a great cause: 
Project C.U.R.E. International HQ
10377 E. Geddes Avenue, Centennial, CO 80112
Phone: (303) 792-0729 | Fax: (303) 792-0744