Photos Some of our Club past presidents summarized their year at the Helm. Nancy Slitz is moving to Colorado and poses withJanet Linder for a going away photo. Paul Maffey missed his chance at the Joker. President Dave poses with the birthday table members. Ryan Hamilton was joined at lunch with his wife Tina. Marie Walsh announced that 229 parents and children attended breakfast with books. Larry Tomsic led us in song with “God Bless America”. Jerry Engel walks away with the Lawry Bucks. Francesca Gilbert models the Car Show tee shirts that are for sale. Erik Astramecki models the Car Show tee shirts that are for sale. Chris Bennett the new 25 Club President announces the next 25 Club Social. Arleen Sirois opens the meeting with an invocation. Len Jessup Robert Fisher presents our invocation. Rob and Sarah Brown announced the upcoming highway clean up. President Dave awards multiple PHF’s to Randy Campanale, Bob Fisher and Larry Tomsic. Past President Jim Hunt misses his chance at the Joker. Our member Jerry Engel introduces our illustrious speaker Ben Lesser a Auschwitz camp survivor. Our greeter Jennifer Lier, aka Marilyn Monroe poses with Jim Jones, Bob Werner and Deb Granda. Of course John Ingeme wants a solo picture! Matt Nelson enjoys his Birthday song from Marilyn capped off with a kiss. Matt Nelson enjoys his Birthday song from Marilyn capped off with a kiss. Jennifer, being a professional singer, leads us in the National Anthem. Janice Lencke, showed one of the raffle prizes for the Car Show. Brian Connett Bob Werner presented the club with a banner from a Mexican Club that he attended. Bill Stieren gives us an update on the test site visit in May. Annie Nounna wins the Lawry bucks. Steve Casey also donated a great black and white picture of the Grand Canyon Sidra Kain led us in song Sergeant-at-Arms Past President Russell Swain and Bill Stieren brought us up to date on the planned test site visit. President Dave presented our speaker Brian Connett with our Sole Power Award Pete Samolis and Bob Barnard join in fellowship and a picture PE (President elect) Michael Gordon announced the upcoming District Assembly dates Past President Mary Ann Avnet presented our invocation Past President Jim Hunt gave us the results of the Cigar fellowship and how it has helped our Foundation Marie Walsh announced the next Breakfast with Books date Lamar Marchese presented the club with one of his photo pictures as an auction item at the car show Joan Murdock is joined by her friend for lunch Joan Murdock’s friend won the Lawry Bucks. Jimmelle Siarot missed the Joker but won $10 Jackie Thornhill explained where to meet for the Scotty Wetzel event at Nellis Francesca Gilbert announced that our representative won the area level speech contest. She now moves on to the regional level. Dr. Walt Rulffes won the Lawry Bucks. President David Thorson Bob Werner introduced and traded Banners with our international Guest from the Netherlands Anita America-Mantel. Bob Fisher is becoming our master of invocations. Sidra Kain led us in song with “God Bless America”. Rosalee Hedrick announced the dates for the District Conference and Dave displayed the Attire. President Dave presents Ted McAdam with a Four Way Test Coin for his service to the club. President Dave presented our speaker Nehme Abouzeid of our new NHL team the “Vegas Golden Knights”. Past President Russ Swain had a shot at the Joker for the $6,000 pot but pulled a 10. OK….Which one is /b>Tim Mullin and which is Tom Mullin. Jackie Thornhill and president Dave presented the Wetzel award winners to the club. Rod Tucker talks about Tom Thomas Antarctica trip. Jim Kohl presents a $3,500 check to Project 150. Dave Thorson presents Sole Power Award to Chelsea Seegers. Dave Thorson gives Paul Harris +4 award to Lloyd Sauter. Dave Thorson gives Paul Harris +4 award to Bob Barnard. John Lee delivers Martin Luther King invocation. Jason Buckley does not draw Joker for Larry Bortles. Guest Speaker Chelsea Seegers takes us on a tour of the T-Mobile Arena. Erik Astramecki sells spots on our Super Bowl Board. President Elect-Elect Ed Lepere talks about our water conservation initiative. Dave Thorson presents Lawry Bucks to Steve Linder. Sidra Kain sings God Bless America. Rosalee Hedrick introduces Elynne Greene. Michael WIlliams talks about Magical Forest with Glenn Meier. Karen Whisenhunt misses the Joker. January Birthday Table Marchella, Jerry, Stu, Carolyn, Taiya, and Kirk. Elynne Greene speaks on Human Trafficking. President Dave presents check to Barbara of New Horizons. President Dave presents Lawry Bucks to Kirk Alexander. Bob Werner Lars from Norway Mario from Italy and Max from Argentina. Bob Fisher delivers Invocation. Arleen Sirois talks about Wine to Water. Sidra Kain leads the song Rampur Vaswanath & grandson Ashak who knows US presidents. Pete Samoulis wins Lawry Bucks. Michael Williams discusses Magical Forest. Marie Walsh talks about reading program. Kirk Alexander discusses service projects. Erik Astrameki & guest fiancee Lucy. President Dave presents Stu Lipoff December’s 4-Way Test Coin for his service to the club. Dave Thorson presents Sole Power to Debi Kinney. Carolyn Sparks does not win pot. BoB Fisher delivers Invocation. Arleen Sirois talks about Wine to Water. President Dave, Steve Linder and Joe Lee pose in their camel hair jackets as the “Camel Bros”. President Dave presented our Sole Power Award to Myron Martin the President of The Smith Center. Jim Tucker won the Lawry Bucks and donated them to a Wetzel award winner Anil Melnick missed the chance for the Joker Jim Hunt thanked the club for its participation in our Santa Clothes shopping event. Our Sargent at Arms was Past President Steve Linder. Michael Williams asked for volunteers for the Magical Forest. Jackie Thornhill introduced this quarter’s Wetzel Award Winners. James Kohl and his company Howard & Howard presented a check for $5,500 to the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow. Pam Lang presented the club with a hand folded book presented with LOVE. Pam Lang of Spread the word Nevada that we gave 23,095 books to Beckley Elementary in 2016. Pam Lang of Spread the word Nevada that we gave 23,095 books to Beckley Elementary in 2016. Foundation President Tom Thomas announced our new $2 million dollar goal for the Las Vegas Rotary Foundation. President Dave announced that our new President Elect Elect (PEE) is Ed Lepere. Glenn Meier introduce his guest and announced that he is rejoining our club. Sidra Kain led us in song with Winter Wonderland. Bob Fisher opened the meeting with a salutation and prayer. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA President Dave presents our speaker Steven Seroka “The Colonel” with our Sole Power Award. David Lester wins the Lawry Bucks. Past President Mary Ann misses the joker for $10. Steven Kwon tells us about his Korean trip. Captain Kirk gave his Christmas check from his mother to contribute to the Santa Clothes program. Captain Kirk gave his Christmas check from his mother to contribute to the Santa Clothes program. Past President Jim Hunt introduced a Santa Clothes Shopper (child) who shopped with us 20 years ago. Another misplaced birthday member Jimmelle Siarot was recognized. Other birthday members were recognized in song by the club singing Happy Birthday. President Dave notices that Chris Bennett was not sitting at the birthday table. Sargent-At-Arms John Ingeme recognizes Bill Houghton’s daughter Peyton who did a Rotary makeup in Playa Del Carmen. President Dave exchanges flags with two visiting rotarians. Bob Werner exchanges banners with an international Rotary member from the Philippines. Jackie Thornhill and Jaime Goldsmith led us in song. Arleen graced us with her invocation. Oscar Goodman is honored and accompanied by his temporary Showgirls guest Lisa Ferrell and our member Sarah Brown. Past President Jim Hunt presents the club with a matching funds check from the Engelstad Foundation for $15,500 to help support our Santa Clothes program. President Dave presents our speaker Oscar Goodman with our Sole Power Award. Our club once again wins the can competition and retains the Award. LVRC 101,056 cans and the Kiwanians 40,444 cans. Larry Tomsic is awarded with a Four Way Test Coin from President Dave. Sarah Brown and husband Don bring us up to date on the upcoming highway cleanup. Chris Bennett is joined for lunch with his wife Jen Russ Swain presents President Dave with a banner sent by a previous guest from China. Jaime Goldsmith, President Dave and Jerry led the club in song. The Mayor joined with Kaz, Carolyn and the President on Kiwainis and his wife for a picture. Jerry Engel opened our meeting with a prayer. Our speaker was the previous Mayor of Las Vegas Oscar Goodman along with President Dave and the President of the Kiwanis clubs along with Lisa Ferrell (Right). Last week’s meeting was our Annual meeting representing a food can contest between the Kiwanis Clubs of Nevada and our club. The beneficiary of our Food Drive contest is the Salvation Army. Arleen Sirois wins the Lawry Bucks. A guest at the meeting pulls a Ace to win a $50 prize. President Dave presents our speaker Brigadier General Jeannie M. Leavitt the commander of the 57th Wing at Nellis AFB. Nancy Slitz was happy to announce the next 25 Club Fellowship Meeting at the Springs Reserve. Marie Walsh announced the next Breakfast with books will be held at Beckley Elementary. Sargent-at-Arms Kirk Alexander gives the mic to Tom Krob who brought us up to date on the Santa Clothes event Janice Lencke announced that the Car show committee has raised $11,000 through sponsorships. Bob Werner exchanges banners with Thierry Demathieu from Australia Ted, Steve, Tim Mullin and President Dave leads us in singing the National Anthem Past President Steve Linder leads us in prayer. Ted McAdam introduces the Palo Verde High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard. Jimmelle wins the Lawry Bucks. Jerry Sennes misses the chance at pulling a joker. Carolyn Sparks participates in a mind reading trick. Greg Devereaux plays a clever card trick with Rosalee Hedricks. Greg Devereaux plays a clever card trick with Rosalee Hedricks. anice Lenke introduced our speaker magician Greg Devereaux. Past President Ginger Anderson explained about the next Breakfast with Books Carolyn Sparks and Jerry Engle join each other for lunch. Past President Jim Hunt brings us up to date on the Santa Clothes program. Sarah Brown announced our next highway cleanup date. Past President Russ Swain joins Anil Melnick in Fellowship. Dr. Kasem Fathie missed the Birthday table and was recognized by our Sargentat- Arms. Bob Werner presents our foreign visitor from Germany with our Banner. Sargent-at-Arms Tom Axtell presented a flag to our visitors from Hawaii. Jaimee Goldsmith led us in song. Arleen Sirois opened our meeting with a Prayer. Ty Hilbrecht wins the ticket for the Lawry Bucks. Chris Rodenfels misses his chance at the joker and half the pot. Sargent-at-arms IronWOman (Jaime Goldsmith) introduced our members who announced upcoming projects and events. Sargent-at-arms IronWOman (Jaime Goldsmith) introduced our members who announced upcoming projects and events. Sargent-at-arms IronWOman (Jaime Goldsmith) introduced our members who announced upcoming projects and events. Sargent-at-arms IronWOman (Jaime Goldsmith) introduced our members who announced upcoming projects and events. The Raptor unveiled is Captain Kirk. Thanks to the Avengers for protecting us from a runaway Raptor. Thor (President David Thorson) presented Erik Astramecki with a 4way test coin for his fundraising efforts. The Avengers open our meeting with God Bless America. IronWOman, Thor and Captain America closed the meeting with best wishes for a happy Halloween. Thor presents our speaker with our Sole Power Award. Chris Chapman win the drawing for Arleen Sirois’s Children’s books. Deb Granda Children’s books. President Dave presents our speakers from the Cleveland Clinic our Sole Power Award. Judy Phebus wins the Lawry Bucks. Past president Karen Whisenhunt misses the Joker but gets $50 for and Ace. What a nice picture of Francesca and Russ posing for Pause and Smile. Jaime Goldsmith announced the Halloween Party details at the Treasure Island. Marie Walsh announced that “Breakfast with Books” Provided 181 people with books. Erik Astamecki announced that he has raised $1,300 towards the Annual Canned Food Drive with his Oct 15th King Cage fight at the Cannery. Kirk Alexander displayed the Rotary Plaque that will be attached to the homes built by Rotarians in the next build in Mexico. Anil Melnick announced the UNLV tailgate game on October 22nd. Colonel Bob Barnard introduced his wife Yoko who joined him for lunch on their Anniversary Day. Russ Swain exchanges Banners with an international guest from Germany. Larry recruits Kirk Alexander and Erik Astramecki to help him sing “Take me out to the Ballgame”! Larry Tomsic was invited to sing our song. Francesca Gilbert opens the meeting with a wonderful invocation. DG de Sylva presented Star pin Awards to Deb Granda, Jaime Goldsmith, Stu Lipoff and President David Thorson. DG de Sylva presented Star pin Awards to Deb Granda, Jaime Goldsmith, Stu Lipoff and President David Thorson. DG de Sylva presented Star pin Awards to Deb Granda, Jaime Goldsmith, Stu Lipoff and President David Thorson. President Dave presents our speaker District Governor Lu de Sylva with our Sole Power award. New member Janelle Lozano wins the Lawry bucks. Arleen misses the chance to win half the pot Past President Steve Casey announced the UNLV Tailgate party is on Oct 22. Past President Karen Whisenhunt brings us up to date on the Family of Rotarians projects. President Dave and Jackie Thornhill present Award plaques to our Wetzel winners. Ted McAdam sings Happy Birthday to his fellow club members. Rob Telles gets fined $500 for not sitting at the Birthday Table. Janet Linder and Shawn Noorda were at the Birthday Table. Janet Linder and Shawn Noorda were at the Birthday Table. Sidra Kain led the club with a wonderful rendition of “My Country Tis of Thee”. Arleen Sirois opens the meeting with an invocation. President Dave presents a Sole Power Award to our member speaker Jim Kohl. Matt Nelson walks away with the Lawry Bucks. Brock Frazer missed pulling the Joker and has to settle for $10. Jackie Thornhill reminds us of the Wetzel Awards event at Nellis Jackie Thornhill reminds us of the Wetzel Awards event at Nellis Dr. Richard Relyea is honored for his honored for 41 years of membership in our club. Past President Tom Thomas receives a recognition award from OK members get ready, Jerry’s got his Harmonica. Thank you Jerry! Member Jerry Engel gets on his ladder to present our opening song. Past president Mary Ann Avnet presented us our weekly invocation. President Dave presents our speaker Ernest Williams with the Sole Power Award. Nancy Slitz wins the Lawrey Bucks. New member Greg Maguire miss his chance for the Joker. Mary Ann Avnet tells us about her upcoming trip to Bangladesh. Marie Walsh models the reading with kids TShirt. Francesca Gilbert gave her craft talk and presented Jim Hunt with a check for the upcoming Santa Clothes Event Member Kelly Pontsler announces her promotion to the Phoenix AZ Salvation Army post. Congratulations Kelly.