Past Speakers

Human Trafficking-October 16th

Date/Time: Tuesday October 16th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 4th floor Portland, OR Dana was the first woman in the Rotary Club of SW Portland before transferring to the Rotary Club of East Portland where she has 26 years of perfect attendance. She was the President of East Portland Rotary 2000-01, has been a District Conference Speaker, District Assembly presenter and District Conference Program Co-Chair.  She has served District 5100 as Assistant Governor twice, District Trainer and The Rotary Foundation (TRF) Education...

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Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations – October 9th

Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations – October 9th

Date/Time: Tuesday October 9th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR John was born in Colfax, Washington, March 5, 1947; graduated from Dartmouth College, 1969; and the University of Oregon Medical School, 1973. He did his internship in Denver with four rotations in the emergency departments of Denver General Hospital, Denver Children’s Hospital and University Hospital. Following his internship, he practiced Emergency Medicine in Roseburg, Oregon from 1974-­‐‑1989 with one year of general practice and surgery...

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MLB/PDX Why Portland, Why Now!- October 2nd

MLB/PDX Why Portland, Why Now!- October 2nd

Date/Time: Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 4th floor Portland, OR A retired 26+ year executive, Craig Cheek held several key leadership positions within NIKE Inc., the most recent being VP/GM of Team and Licensed Sports including key relationships with the NFL, MLB and NCAA College Programs. Craig was responsible for driving the global category’s business, building deep consumer connections and driving ongoing momentum through key relationships like the National Football League. Cheek joined NIKE, Inc. in 1990...

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Growing Up: The Early Years of Portland Children’s Museum – Sept 25th

Growing Up: The Early Years of Portland Children’s Museum – Sept 25th

Date/Time: Tuesday September 9th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Portland Children’s Museum is the seventh oldest children’s museum in the nation—but how did it begin? Explore the origins of this beloved city institution, and Rotary’s unique role in propelling the Museum to international recognition. ** Ruth Shelly has been Executive Director of Portland Children’s Museum for five years—and a Rotarian for 15. She moved to Portland with her family from Wisconsin, where she directed the Madison Children’s...

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The Great Trees of the Northwest – Sept 18th

The Great Trees of the Northwest – Sept 18th

Date/Time: Tuesday September 18th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR It is commonly recognized that our climate is changing and it is in part due to an increase in atmospheric carbon. Forests and trees play an integral part in the carbon cycle. They are also being affected by changing climate. The presentation will discuss the links between forests and forest management in sequestering carbon from the atmosphere and the impacts of current and projected climate change on our forests. ** Mike Cloughesy is...

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