Song: Jack Marshall Pledge: Joe Gomez ? Prayer: Rev. Robinson
Guests: Tim Dubus returned again with Rev. Robinson in tow.
John Sipes came today, he mentioned Harder and Fry as members who help stirred him in our direction.
Don Demsky who has submitted an application has ben publicized twice for membership now. We are ust waiting on paper work from National.
Also, Vicky Oren has submitted a membership app and paid (I didn’t know all this) so this will be her First Publication for membership.
Fines: We got Pat for trying to fine the Sod. Also Bob Buckland for standing in front of Glenn during the pledge so Glenn couldn’t get out of his chair.
Announcements: ****THE RAFFLE IS LIVE, THE RAFFLE IS LIVE****
We have sold about 31 tickets online and Mason and Buckland have hard copies of tickets. Let’s all do our part in promoting this thing, get the word out.
Business cards were passed out to all members with the details for the Raffle and links on how to get to the Raffle web site. We need everyone’s help in promoting this. I will have more stuff to send shortly but for now, talk to family and friends and pass out the cards you got. One thing you can do is when emailing your family and friends, just add the web link at the bottom of your email with a short title. Also, suggest to them that they help spread the word.
Bob Stein talked to Norm and Norm is doing okay and says hi to all.
Gary says Sertoma is almost 107 years old. Also, time is running out to vote on the National web site.
This year’s Field of Dreams Baseball camp is in need of kids. Spread the word and if you need information on it, goto www.sertomafieldofdreams.com Registration must be received by June 8, 2019.
Sertoman of the Day: It took 1 day short of a year to get Carl back on stage and when he did get up to the mic, he had to unfold his 30 page bio before he could start.
The birth of Carl Duncan in 1930, like Fred Downs, ushered in the Great Depression. Carl’s parents were school teachers who maintained employment during this era in small rural schools. They met and were married in Burlington. Carl was born in 1930 in Alamosa and 2 weeks later, the family moved to Cortez, CO. and was there his first 6 years of his life. The family moved to the coal mining community of Oak Creek in 1936 where the main form of entertainment was tackle football with or without pads.
In 1940 they relocated to Avondale, a gentle farm community 15 miles east of Pueblo on the Arkansas River where the main form of entertainment was softball. Carl mentioned that per capital, Avondale is the murder capital of the U.S. with 2 murders and a population of 350. In playing softball, Carl’s first painful learning experience was to catch a fly ball with the hands rather than in the chest like a football. Duncan obtained a BA degree from the Univ. of Colorado and was drafted during the Korean War into the 101st Air Borne, was a Company Clerk and was sent to Germany because he could speak the language. He had 5 months of heavy weapon training but ended up playing the French horn in the band.
Carl recovered from the warped mentality instilled by the liberals at CU and obtained an MBA degree form DU and became a CPA, using the GI bill. In 1962 he settled in Denver and was unleashed as a CPA on an unsuspecting public. Carl was brought into the club June 2003 by Steve Bolyard. Carl was married in 1957 to ?? (He never says) they have 3 kids and 8 G-kids. Listen to Car Duncan.mp3
Program: n/a If anyone has any ideas, let the Program Directors know about them.
Upcoming programs and events:
Sertoma Area Calendar
Sertoma Calendar–Updated Jan 2019
Apr 11 – Ida Mae – Englewood Historical Society and the Veterans Memorial at Englewood High School
Apr 18 – Bill Newman
Upcoming SOD list:
May 16 – Tom Fry
Mike Makaroff will be up shortly since he is a new member and we have not heard from him yet so Mike, get your notes ready, you might be called up to fill in for a missing program.
**If you are not the next up, please be ready to take that spot if that person is not here.**
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Flying Five: Dick Enslow
Pot of Gold: Dick Mason
Hand Shake: n/a