The dry cleaning industry has become a culture of solvents. This culture prevents the entire industry to adjusting to the new technologies of Wet Cleaning. Steve will bring to light, toxic issues, violations of the Federal Trade Commission, the California Business and Professions Codes, as well as many other hidden issues regarding how your garments are dry cleaned in six new chemicals.
Youth today face so many more challenges, distractions, and obstacles than youth of the past ever considered. But they also have more opportunities before them. One such opportunity for youth in Fresno and Clovis is provided by YFC's new Campus Life Center. Programs and opportunities are offered to hundreds of area high school and middle school students, free of charge.
Have you ever had a secret dream? Janice Noga relates her dreams and how they lead her to Broadway... and the telling of Janka's Holocaust story, written by her husband, Oscar Speace, Janka's son.
Since I last spoke at your Rotary Club, Many things have happened on the positive note.
We have expanded our operations, which we had just started in 2012 in China to now where we have trees planted in 7 provinces numbering in the millions of trees.
Bruce Harr became a North Fresno Rotarian in 2014. He previously had been a member of the Rotary Club of Fresno (downtown) for about 22 years. Bruce was born in Fresno and attended Roosevelt High School, where he met his wife of 52 years, Pearl. They had 2 children, Justin age 43, and Alison who died at age 36 from injuries in an auto accident.
For over 23 years, the North Fresno Rotary club has been a source of friendship, enlightenment, and inspiration to me. Founded in 1948, and with nearly 100 members today, the club has introduced me to a vast array of professionals. Weekly, we meet for lunch and speaker programs which spawn thoughtful conversations, challenging projects, and hearty laughter.
David Reuland has been active in North Fresno Rotary since May 1987. He served as NFR’s 55th President. He is a Registered Professional Adjuster and retired after 30 years of service with the firm Ronald Bolt & Associates. He specialized in Agricultural property losses with special emphasis on fire claims. Dave has been married to Debbie since 1983. They have hosted 15 exchange students from all over the world. His interests include international travel, skiing, time at Lake Tahoe, gardening and of course Rotary.
Elder Abuse is one of the fastest growing crimes in America.
Presentation of fishing and guiding for trophy striped bass in the Valley. Explaining the tactics, techniques, lures and equipment I have used for the last 35 years to catch giant stripers at San Luis Reservoir and Millerton Lake.
Despite California's rich agricultural landscape today, this region does not have any native crops and has historically relied on the importation of crop species from other parts of the world.
Hear from Fresno Poet Laureate Emeritus (2015-2017) Lee Herrick, whose two-year term recently ended. He will speak about his experiences, from his appointment by former Mayor Ashley Swearengin, to coaching high school students for the National Poetry Out Loud competition, reading across the United States, to reading at Valley State Prison. Herrick will read some of his poems, and a short Q and A will follow.
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