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DISABLED SPORTS USA BREAKFAST
Please join the Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline for our breakfast meeting at 7 am on Thursday, April 3, 2014 to support the annual Military Winter Sports Camp for disabled veterans organized by Disabled Sports USA – Far West Chapter. The disabled service men and women and their spouses who are participating in the Camp will be our guests in a meeting room at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, before they head out for their adaptive ski and snowboard instruction. Breakfast for the veterans and spouses is provided by the Rotary Club. The cost for all others is $20 for a full breakfast buffet including coffee and juice.
BOOKER T. JONES
Booker T. Jones recently spoke at the breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline regarding his development as a musician. Jones was front man for Booker T. and the M.G.’s, who had hits like “Green Onions” and “Hang ‘Em High” among others. Since then, Jones has continued writing, playing, producing, recording and touring. In June, 2013, he released his 10th album, “Sound The Alarm.”
Jones was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 and into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2007. He was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. He and his wife recently moved to Incline Village.
ROTARY EIGHTH GRADE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
IMS students, Benjamin Koch, Alexis Krolick, Marc Ramos, Taylor Auger, and Andrea Bello Torres, work with Rotarians, Cory Swank and Thalia Routsis, at the recent Rotary Eighth Grade Leadership Program for Northern Nevada.
VETERAN'S DAY PROGRAM
In recognition of Veterans Day, the Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline will host a special program open to the public at 7 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, at the Hyatt Regency, 111 County Club Drive, Incline Village.
Brigadier General Joseph Shaefer (USAF, Retired) will present a talk entitled: “The First and Second Gulf Wars: What We Had Here Was a Failure to Communicate." Shaefer will explore the lessons learned during those two earlier conflicts, and how those lessons were applied (or not applied) during the more recent deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.
DG VICKI PULIZ VISITS CLUB
Vicki Puliz, District Governor of Rotary District 5190, recently spoke at the weekly breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline at the Hyatt Lake Tahoe on "The 'Why' of Being a Rotarian."
In addition, Puliz presented 2 awards to members of the club in recognition of their services. The "Quiet Rotarian Award" was presented to Francesca Bero. The "Energizer Award" was presented to Rob Vinson.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENT: JULIE CASTELAIN
The Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline welcomed foreign exchange student, Julie (pronounced “Zhoo-LEE”) Castelain, to Incline Village for the 2013-2014 school year. Castelain is from Saint-Nazaire, France.
Castelain is 17 years old, and is a junior at Incline High School. She is studying U.S. History, English, Algebra, Foods, Spanish and Earth Science. Castelain learned English at school in France.