Cold War Interaction with the Soviet Military
This Wednesday, the 7th of August, RCFC welcomes Estes Park resident Captain Richard "Dick" Life, a retired US Navy intelligence collector and analyst.  Captain Life, trained by the Defense Intelligence Agency and CIA, has devoted five decades to studying and personally observing the USSR and Russia. He will share his experience in the real world of a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer during the Cold War.  All information and examples presented are now unclassified.
Susan Walker - Newest RCFC Member
Past President Steve Laine inducted Susan Walker as our newest RCFC member, sponsored by Bill West.  Susan is the Director of Community Outreach for MacKenzie Place.  Susan gave her classification talk on the spot, stressing her personal mission to help seniors who can't afford it get appropriate care.  Welcome Susan!!

Rotary After Hours Aug 21; No Noon Meeting, Bring a Guest
On July 31, Pat Gannon, Director of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), introduced us to the history of OLLI and told us about the opportunities available through the local Osher establishment. 
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Please sign up to volunteer at the Peach Festival  Peach Festival sponsorships now total over $65,000. 
Martin Nelson announced a Tour de Farm biking day on August 24.  The 45-mile ride costs $60 and ends at Odell’s for beer and munchies.
The Evening group meets August 7 at 5 p.m. at the Island Grill.
Cindy DeGroot was awarded a PHF+1 pin.  Thank you, Cindy, for your generosity.

The Finance Committee now meets the 2nd Thursday, and the Board Meeting is the 3rd Thursday each month.  Both meetings are from 3:30 to 5:00 in the Markley Motors Conference room.  Rob reiterated that all are invited.
Judy Lane urged members to invite potential Rotarians to our evening meet-and-greet gathering on August 21 at 5:30.  There will be no noon meeting that day.  Meal cost for guests not considered potential members is $15.  Registration closes August 15.  Sponsors are needed.
Mara Johnson announced that she is in training and will restart the Rotary Exchange Program in 2020.  Great News, Mara!!
President Rob announced that for those wishing to apply for the new "Noon Membership Without Meals" category, a form needs to be completed and submitted to the Membership Committee.  
If you need help signing up for King Soopers loyalty card, see Sally Lee.
Interested in being a volunteer driver at the hospital?  See Don Eversoll.
Incoming president Rob Marschke urged members to get their financial commitment forms in!!
Club Secretaries Rod Morrison and Cindy DeGroot will work this coming year to update everyone’s ClubRunner profile.  See Cindy or Rod if you need help.  
Del Benson reported the Fellowship Committee encourages home fellowship evenings.  Talk to Del if you are interested.
PDG Mike Forney invited retired professionals to join SCORE (Senior Corps Of Retired Executives).  Volunteers work with small business personnel to enhance their business.  Counselors are needed in Ft. Collins.  If interested, contact Mike Forney.
Martin Limbird urged members to attend the Rotary International conference in Hawaii next year, June 6-10.  
Volunteers for greeter coordinator and front desk duty are needed.
Bill Schaffter urges participation in Fort Collins Read Aloud.  For information, go to

Marty Bachman reminds all to report special occasions/events/illness that the Care and Recognition Committee should acknowledge.  Call Marty, Susan Brand, Melanie Chamberlain, or Jeanne Fangman.

Upcoming Events
Education Program Grant application deadline
Jul 15, 2019 – Aug 23, 2019 5:00 PM
Membership Committee
Drake Center
Aug 14, 2019
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Polution, Womb to Tomb
Aug 14, 2019 12:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
Markley Honda
Aug 15, 2019
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Peach Festival
Aug 17, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
NO NOON MEETING Rotary After Hours: New Mbr. Event
Aug 21, 2019 5:00 PM
Rotary After Hours (Joint Noon & Evening Meeting)
Drake Centre
Aug 21, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
View from the Booth - Instant Replay Analysis
Aug 28, 2019 12:00 PM
STEM Committee
Drake Center
Sep 04, 2019
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
NO NOON Meeting - R/U Evening Steak Fry
Lee Martinez Park
Sep 04, 2019 5:00 PM
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