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Tom's Russian Vodka

President Tom wanted to travel the Northeast Passage but was unable to take the time off from work. As a consolation prize he receives a liter bottle of fine Russian vodka.
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Thank you Cheryl

District Governor Andre Layral recognizes the many, many years of service that Cheryl Keepers has given to District 5010's Youth Exchange Program.
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College Rotary Supports RCPC Scholarships Jamie Marunde 2014-06-02 00:00:00Z 0

Alaska Flour Company Presentation

Posted by Jamie Marunde on Mar 30, 2014
Bryce Wrigley gave a fantastic presentation today at our meeting about the Alaska Flour Company. The presentation is available for your viewing.
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Rotarian of the Month - February & March Jamie Marunde 2014-03-03 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of College Sponsors WEIO in 22nd Annual BizBee Jamie Marunde 2014-02-20 00:00:00Z 0
Pat Pitney and the Olympic Torch Relay Jamie Marunde 2014-02-10 00:00:00Z 0

SEEN AND HEARD AT COLLEGE ROTARY, OCTOBER 28, 2013

Posted by Debbie Gross on Oct 27, 2013
Our program today, Youth Exchange, was presented by Maria Andersen, College Rotary’s visiting Youth Exchange Student from Denmark, and Andrew Maxwell, College Rotary’s returning Youth Exchange Student who visited Norway.
SEEN AND HEARD AT COLLEGE ROTARY, OCTOBER 28, 2013 Debbie Gross 2013-10-28 00:00:00Z 0

SEEN AND HEARD AT COLLEGE ROTARY OCTOBER, 7, 2013

Posted by Debbie Gross on Oct 06, 2013
Our program today was presented by Rotary District 5010 Governor, Sue Foley, who joined Rotary in 1999, and has been very involved in Rotary both locally (Anchorage East Club) and Internationally. 
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Seen and heard at College Rotary September 30, 2013 Debbie Gross 2013-09-30 00:00:00Z 0

Seen and heard at College Rotary September 9, 2013

Posted by Debbie Gross on Sep 08, 2013

Our program today, BLM Alaska Fire Service, was presented by Kent Slaughter, Director of BLM.  Kent shared fire management options for wildfires, and an overview of the 2013 Alaskan wildfire season.

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Seen and heard at College Rotary, August 26, 2013

Posted by Debbie Gross on Aug 25, 2013
Dr. Nancy Fresco, Coordinator for the Scenarious Network for Alaska & Arctic Planning (SNAP), discussed the impact of climate changes in Alaska and strategies for adapting to these changes.
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AUGUST 19, 2013 Ron Inouye, The Aleutian Islands

Posted by Debbie Gross on Aug 18, 2013

SEEN AND HEARD AT COLLEGE ROTARY,  AUGUST 19, 2013

By Debbie Gross

   

Our program today, The Aleutian Islands, was presented by our own College Rotarian, Ron Inouye, who shared highlights and wonderful pictures of his June 20 – July 3, 2013, tour of the Aleutian Islands commemorating the 70th Anniversary or World War II. 

AUGUST 19, 2013 Ron Inouye, The Aleutian Islands Debbie Gross 2013-08-19 00:00:00Z 0
August 12, 2013 Laurel Devaney, Fairbanks Youth for Habitat Debbie Gross 2013-08-12 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- July 25, Ken Philip

Posted by Erik Hulbert on Jul 25, 2011
Ken Philip is a reknowned expert on the types and behaviors of butterflies.  He came to share his experience and knowledge of butterflies, especially the types that have been found in or just outside of Alaska.
Rotary Presentation -- July 25, Ken Philip Erik Hulbert 2011-07-26 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- July 18, Jim Movius and Alicia Childs

Posted by Erik Hulbert on Jul 19, 2011
Jim is a long-standing member and leader of our club, and he came to speak with us today about the generational differences in volunteerism.  Members of different generations tend to prefer to do so in different ways, and perhaps for different reasons, but understanding how each other thinks is key in helping them work together.  Also, Alicia Childs presented information about Rotaract, and this fed into the conversation about how the generations relate to each other.
Rotary Presentation -- July 18, Jim Movius and Alicia Childs Erik Hulbert 2011-07-20 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- July 15, Valerie Belon

Posted by Erik Hulbert on Jul 14, 2011

Valerie Belon is the Consul General for the US in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.  She was born and raised in Fairbanks, and she spoke to us today about not only her career, but also about the intriguing life that has taken her so far from home.

Rotary Presentation -- July 15, Valerie Belon Erik Hulbert 2011-07-15 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- June 20, Dr. Don Ives

Posted by Erik Hulbert on Jun 26, 2011
Dr. Ives has practiced medicine in Fairbanks and Anchorage for many, many years.  He came to speak with us today about varicose veins, including diagnoses and types of treatments.
Rotary Presentation -- June 20, Dr. Don Ives Erik Hulbert 2011-06-27 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- June 13, Gerry McBeath

Posted on Jun 18, 2011

Along with being a long-time member of our club, Gerry McBeath is a well-knows polictical analyst and university professor.  One of the classes that he teaches is 'Ethics in Politics'.  It is an especially timely issue, and one he knows quite thoroughly.

Rotary Presentation -- June 13, Gerry McBeath 2011-06-19 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- May 23, Cheryl Keepers & Patty Meritt

Posted by Erik Hulbert on Jun 05, 2011
Cheryl and Patty presented us today with a report on a variety of issues that deal with measuring the quality of life for children in Alaska.  They provided a great deal of information, including a statistical survey that was only recently completed.
Rotary Presentation -- May 23, Cheryl Keepers & Patty Meritt Erik Hulbert 2011-06-06 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- May 16, Bernice Joseph

Posted by Erik Hulbert on May 15, 2011

Bernice Joseph is UAF's Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community and Native Education.  She came to speak with us today about the programs that she is working on, and how important they are to Fairbanks and the rest of our state. 

Rotary Presentation -- May 16, Bernice Joseph Erik Hulbert 2011-05-16 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- May 9, Inductions & Alvaro Update

Posted by Erik Hulbert on May 15, 2011

This day's presentation consisted of new member inductions for Michelle Taku and Cindy Wentworth, as well as a presentation by our exchange student, Alvaro.  We are proud to welcome Michelle and Cindy into the fold, and are also proud of Alvaro and his presentations on his time here in Alaska.

Rotary Presentation -- May 9, Inductions & Alvaro Update Erik Hulbert 2011-05-16 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- May 2, Joan Adams

Posted by Erik Hulbert on May 08, 2011
Joan Adams is an education specialist for Alaska's Alzheimer's Association.  She came today to teach us more about different cognitive issues in Alaska and the forms of assistance that the association provides.
Rotary Presentation -- May 2, Joan Adams Erik Hulbert 2011-05-09 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Presentation -- April 25, Pat Gamble

Posted by Erik Hulbert on Apr 27, 2011
Pat Gamble is the current President of the University of Alaska, having succeeded Mark Hamilton last year.  Retired Air Force General and past President of the Alaska Railroad, President Gamble has a great deal of experience leading very complicated institutions, and all of us wish him luck in his current role.
Rotary Presentation -- April 25, Pat Gamble Erik Hulbert 2011-04-28 00:00:00Z 0
UA Sharing Alaska's Future Initiative: What it means for Alaska Jamie Marunde 0
May 19th Meeting - Club Business Jamie Marunde 0

Casa Mese Project

Posted by Jamie Marunde

A pictorial of the Rotary Club of College sponsored project in Manzanillo, Mexico. 

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Rotarian of the Month

Posted by Jamie Marunde

Our College Rotarian of the Month is recognized for outstanding contributions to our organization.


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SEEN AND HEARD AT COLLEGE ROTARY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 Debbie Gross 0
Rotary Presentation -- April 2, Patricia "Jinx" Whitaker Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- March 26, Cheryl Keepers, Julio Sandoval Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- March 19, Bill Hedman Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- March 12, Heidi Haas

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Heidi Haas is the founder of the Autism Society of Alaska.  A few years ago, her daughter was found to be autistic, and so Heidi made it her mission to create support services and activities to boost awareness of autism in Alaska.
Rotary Presentation -- March 12, Heidi Haas Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- February 27, Cheryl Keepers, Robin Lockwood, & Sydney Chaves Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- February 13, Sean O'Shea Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- January 30, Lemonade Day Presentation Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- January 23, Luke Hopkins Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- January 9, Jane Lanford Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- December 19, Reindeer Workshop

Posted by Erik Hulbert
It was not so much a presentation today, as it was a celebration.  Creative and fun craft-making is a good way to describe it, and it was a wonderful way to enjoy the holiday season.  It was Vonna Husby's brainchild, and the work that all of us contributed made it a great thing to do during the holidays.
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Rotary Presentation -- December 12, Mark Luiken

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Mark Luiken is the Alaska Commissioner of the Department of Transportation.  He spoke with us today on a variety of subjects that involve Alaska's present, and hopefully future, infrastructure and economy.
Rotary Presentation -- December 12, Mark Luiken Erik Hulbert 0
December 5 -- Presenter cancelled, no presentation given Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- November 28, Senator Mark Begich Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- November 21, Alana Bergh Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- November 14, Jan Dawe

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Jan Dawe is an adjunct professor at UAF's School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences/Forest Sciences Department.  Her passion is teaching others how to explore nature and create objects of art with them, and she came today to teach about the OneTree projects.
Rotary Presentation -- November 14, Jan Dawe Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- November 7, Michael Dunton

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Mike Dunton is a fellow member of our Rotary club, and is a Senior Vice President for Finance at Mt. Mckinley Bank.  He is presenting to us today about what is happening in the world economy, and America's economy in particular.
Rotary Presentation -- November 7, Michael Dunton Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- October 31, Karen Lundquist

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Karen Lundquist is the Executive Director of the United Way of the Tanana Valley.  The United Way helps to collect and distribute charitable donations to many of our most notable charities locally, and they have a diverse array of local volunteers to help with this work.
Rotary Presentation -- October 31, Karen Lundquist Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- October 24, Samantha Kirstein Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- October 10, Jim Dodson Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- April 4, Jeff Cook Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- March 28, Michelle Hebert Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- March 21, Sally Levengood Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- March 14, Pat Babcock

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Pat is a lifetime Fairbanksan, a published author, and head of the Alaska State Federation of Garden Clubs. Her passion is community beautification and appreciation, and learning about the natural environment of our fair city.
Rotary Presentation -- March 14, Pat Babcock Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- March 7, Steve Haagenson Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- February 14

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Today's program was a collection of our own members discussing Valentine's Day. Don Cruz discussed its history, and Patty Meritt introduced us to a hilarious game entitled, "Battle of the Sexes". Additionally, Kerynn taught us about College Rotary's website.
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Rotary Presentation -- February 7, Randall Zarnke

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Randall Zarnke is the President of the Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame, among other roles in our community. He came to speak with us to teach us about "Hockey Week" and the upcoming events that are part of the celebration.
Rotary Presentation -- February 7, Randall Zarnke Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- January 31, Jim Hunter Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- Jan. 24, Dr. Clay Tripplehorn Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentations -- January 3 & 10

Posted by Erik Hulbert
The presentation on January 3 were self-introductions by new College Rotary members Sven Gilkey and Erik Hulbert, and January 10 it was our member, Jeremy Mathis, discussing his work on researching ocean acidification.
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Rotary Presentation: December 20, Jerri Lomax

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Jerri Lomax works with the Literacy Council of Alaska, and leads the Evenstart Program. It is a program that assists families who speak English as a second language, helping them with language and life skills.
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Rotary Presentation: Aliy Zirkle, December 13

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Aily Zirkle is not not only the owner and operator of SP Kennels with her husband, Allen, she is a long-time dog-musher and past winner of the Yukon Quest. She embodies the spirit of toughness and independence that leads heartier souls to Alaska.
Rotary Presentation: Aliy Zirkle, December 13 Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation -- December 6, Patty Meritt and John Kelley Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation: Trish Wurtz, November 29

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Trish Wurtz works for the U.S. Forest Service, and is an expert on the identification and control of invasive species. Invasive species have been found here in Alaska, and Trish is here to talk about what is happening.
Rotary Presentation: Trish Wurtz, November 29 Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation -- Michelle Crismore, Nov. 15

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Michelle Crismore is the Outdoor Program Director for the Midnight Sun Council, a local Boy Scouts of America organization. As part of that position, she oversees a program that provides opportunities for people of all ages to build connections with each other through inventive mental and physical activities.
Rotary Presentation -- Michelle Crismore, Nov. 15 Erik Hulbert 0
Rotary Presentation: Ivy Hallinrake, Nov. 8 Erik Hulbert 0

Rotary Presentation: Charlie Dexter, Oct. 4

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Kerynn Fisher introduced today's speaker, Charlie Dexter. Charlie is currently a professor at UAF in Applied Business and Accounting. His past lives include serving as the University's Statewide Personnel Manager, Director of Admissions, and Director of the Small Business Development Center.
Rotary Presentation: Charlie Dexter, Oct. 4 Erik Hulbert 0

Program Summary: Jim Sampson, August 9

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Julie Scott introduced Jim Sampson, who was no stranger to most in the room since he was formerly our borough mayor, state commissioner of labor, and statewide AFL-CIO president.
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Program: Rotaract Presentation

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Julie Scott introduced Alicia Childs, who presented a program on Rotaract. Alicia was raised in North Pole, and went to France as a Rotary exchange student a few years ago. Now she and several other rotary "alumni" form the core of a small but active Rotaract club that meets at UAF.
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Rotundra for Aug. 2

Posted by Erik Hulbert
Sathy Naidu endeavored to enrich us tried to make us rich via raffle tickets, John Kelley greeted us, and the reception desk team of Michael Dunton and Carol Callahan checked us in. Karl Schroeder led the invocation and, Vonna Husby led the pledge, and Julie Scott led the group in song, after Larry Baker belted out a brief but stunning Springsteen rendition of "Born in the USA" in honor of the Tanana Valley Fair theme. Joining us were Fairbanks Rotarians Randi Carnahan, Emily Drygas and Mary Rutherford.
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Program: Alaska International Senior Games Kerynn Fisher 0
Program: Fairbanks Rescue Mission Recycling Kerynn Fisher 0
Program Summary: Finland/Estonia GSE Team Kerynn Fisher 0
Program Summary: College Rotary Year in Review Kerynn Fisher 0
Program Summary: Alaska BBQ Association Kerynn Fisher 0
Program Summary: Alaska Goldpanners Kerynn Fisher 0
Program Summary: Oxford Houses Ronald Inouye 0
Program Summary: Alaska Ctr for Children & Adults Kerynn Fisher 0

May 22 Plant Sale - Updated

Posted by Kerynn Fisher
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The College Rotary plant sale returns May 22 at the University Avenue Splash-n-Dash. We'll have Fairbanks-proven trees and shrubs great at great prices for a good cause -- proceeds will support College Rotary's local and international service projects, including scholarships for UAF students.

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