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Welcome new Denver Rotary member Ted Gaensbauer!

Please welcome new Denver Rotary member Ted Gaensbauer! Recently retired, Ted had a private practice in adult and child psychiatry for over 30 years. Prior to entering private practice, Ted served on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Welcome Kate Mercer-Lawson to Denver Rotary’s Emerging Professional Cohort!

Please join Denver Rotary in welcoming Kate Mercer-Lawson to our Emerging Professional Cohort program. Kate Mercer-Lawson is brand new to Denver and thrilled to be getting involved with Rotary. Originally from Indiana, Kate moved to Denver to join the downtown law firm of Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP. Before entering private practice, she was an attorney…

Welcome John Baker to Denver Rotary!

Rotarians, please help us welcome John Baker to the Rotary Club of Denver! John grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha. While in college, John was in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He achieved the rank of Corporal and was the Non‐Commissioned Officer in charge of training for…

Welcome new Rotarian Chad Adams!

Please join us in welcoming new member, Chad Adams, to Denver Rotary! Chad co-leads the Aurora Wealth Management team at UBS where he focuses helping institutional, municipal and private investors across 23 states truly understand and dynamically manage their investment risk.

Welcome Bret Hart to Denver Rotary’s Emerging Professional Cohort!

Please join us in welcoming Bret Hart to our Emerging Professional Cohort program. Bret Hart has called Denver his home for the past three years. He and his wife, Carmen, were welcomed to Colorado through a career opportunity with FIS Global, a leading provider of technology services for financial institutions. Bret manages business development throughout…

Welcome Mark Montgomery to Denver Rotary!

Rotarians, please help us welcome new Club member Mark Montgomery. Mark Montgomery, Ph.D., is a leading independent university admissions counselor in the United States. Dr. Montgomery is an experienced educator, university admissions consultant, and youth mentor advising students around the world in selecting and applying to American universities.

Welcome Michelle Maldonado to the Rotary Club of Denver!

Please welcome new Rotarian Michelle Maldonado to Denver Rotary. Michelle is excited to be joining the Rotary Club of Denver. She has been interacting with many of the Club’s members and has attended several meetings since joining Denver Kids six years ago. At Denver Kids, Michelle is the Director of Grants, Foundation Partnerships, and Donor…

Welcome new Denver Rotary member Anne McGihon!

Rotarians, please join us in welcoming new member Anne McGihon to the Rotary Club of Denver. Anne McGihon is an attorney, former legislator and a resident of West Washington Park. She represents industries and professionals in healthcare in public policy, regulatory and legislative matters, as well as serving as general counsel to a growing Denver…

Welcome new Rotarian Mike MacPhail!

Please help us welcome new member Mike MacPhail to the Rotary Club of Denver. Mike is a business litigation partner at Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP, a full-service international law firm with offices in Denver and Boulder. Mike’s practice focuses on defending clients in disputes with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and in shareholder lawsuits….

Welcome Lucas Lee to Denver Rotary!

Please welcome Lucas Lee, one of our newest members to Denver Rotary. Lucas is a proud husband of 14.5 years to Janna Hart and father to five beautiful children: Stone (12); Rusty (10); Van (8); Sawyer (6) and Leo (18 months). Lucas is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and…

Welcome new Rotarian Deborah Beasley!

Rotarians, please welcome our new Rotary Club of Denver member, Debbie Beasley! Born and raised in the Midwest, Deborah is the middle child of three girls. She grew up in Decatur, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Economics. In college, Deborah participated in a study…

Welcome Rachel Hartgen, Our Newest Emerging Professional Cohort Member

Please help us welcome Rachel Hartgen, our newest member of our Emerging Professional Cohort. Upon finishing her undergraduate degree at Baylor University, Rachel was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in Central America, where she worked on several community development projects with local Rotarians. She came back to the United States to earn a M.A. in Economics…

Welcome Larry Shermer to Rotary!

Please join us in welcoming Larry Shermer, our new Rotary Club of Denver member! Larry Shermer was born and raised in North Carolina near Winston-Salem and is a graduate engineer of N.C. State University.  His work history included 10 years in glass container manufacturing before joining the Coca-Cola Company in technical operations for glass packaging.

Rocky Mountain National Park’s Centennial

Dave Lively, a Certified Interpretive Guide and President of Historic Fraiser spoke on Thursday about Rocky Mountain National Park’s history and ongoing centennial celebration.

Rotary Mental Health Initiatives – July 2015 Update

Background:Over two years ago, a small group of Club 31 members began working together in an effort to use the power of Rotary to address the need for more mental health awareness/education and to fight the stigma of mental illness. We were granted task force status by the Club’s board. The project has taken hold,…