19 Feb

The Forecaster for February 20, 2018

In the business part of last week’s program we had announcements about the Club Social on Thursday Feb 22nd, our first annual Legends golf tourney on Apr 18th, and that, due to a conflict at BHCC, we will NOT have a MEETING ON MARCH 6th. Jeanne Theismann introduced our speaker, Doug Goist from the National Industries for the Blind and is also goalie for the Washington Wheelers blind hockey team. Mr. Goist lost his sight in his 20s and told...

11 Feb

The Forecaster for February 13, 2018

We had another busy meeting last week with announcements about our Feb 22nd social event at Chadwicks, our First Annual Rotary Legends Golf Tourny on Apr 18th, as well as reports on our membership activities and international peace building efforts. As usual, we had another fabulous speaker, COL (USAF, Ret) Buz Carpenter who spoke to us about both the U-2 and SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. He told us that after the U-2 was shot down by the USSR we needed a...

04 Feb

The Forecaster for February 6, 2018

We had another busy meeting with several interesting presentations – a Mission Moment by Patti Culbreth from Grace Episcopal School, a classification talk by Bettina Kanitz, details about our upcoming social evening on Feb. 22nd at Chadwicks, the golf tournament at BHCC on April 18th, recognition of some Feb. birthdays, and wrapping up with the Club Assembly reports by President Mike Wicks and ADN&CH President John Woods that covered what we’d accomplished in the first seven month of this Rotary...

28 Jan

The Forecaster for January 30, 2018

The announcements last week included info on the successful Fireside Chat held at Tom Robert’s house, that our membership goal is 115 and we’re close (but need several new members), presentation of Student Community Service Award to Gabby Sullivan from St. Stephens, our new social outing on Feb. 22 at Chadwicks, and our golf tourney on April 15. Christopher Miles gave us info on projects his division handles for the Architect of the Capitol like the Dome refurbishment, upgrades and...

20 Jan

The Forecaster for January 23, 2018

Early was the induction of two new members, Bettina Kanitz and Dan Erhlich – always great to get new and interesting new people to join us. Drew Carroll recognized some 4January birthday persons with info and jokes. Our most interesting speaker was former member Chris Herndon who told us some fascinating facts about his new White House job as Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Information Technology. Chris showed photos of daily operations around the WH...

15 Jan

The Forecaster for January 16, 2018

Among other announcements during last week’s meeting was election of the new officers and directors that will lead our club through the 2018-2019 Rotary year. Donna Wilson also announced the January Rotarian of the Month to Casey Lindsay (and all who rang bells) for managing our annual Salvation Army bell ringing. Our speaker was Matt Paxton from Legacy Navigator who told us about the new and expanding field of estate settlement. His three hints were helpful: 1. you can’t take...

07 Jan

The Forecaster for January 9, 2018

Wow, a long gap since we last met on December 19th but its great to be getting back in the Rotary groove. On the 19th we had our Holiday Luncheon where we had our spouses and friends as our guests when we met and mingled in the lobbies with drinks and tasty appetizers as we enjoyed holiday musical presentations by our Rotary Rooters. There also were pictures taken with Santa Claus. When we settled down at our beautifully decorated tables,...

07 Jan

The Forecaster for January 9, 2018

Wow, a long gap since we last met on December 19th but its great to be getting back in the Rotary groove. On the 19th we had our Holiday Luncheon where we had our spouses and friends as our guests when we met and mingled in the lobbies with drinks and tasty appetizers as we enjoyed holiday musical presentations by our Rotary Rooters. There also were pictures taken with Santa Claus. When we settled down at our beautifully decorated tables,...

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