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Estes Park Rotary Spoke for December 1, 2022
Mon, Nov 28, 2022 8:03 am
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Estes Park Rotary Spoke for December 1, 2022 (Nov 26, 2022)
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Hello Charles! This email has been generated just for you as a member of our club. We hope you read this newsletter to the end!
Investing With Volatile Markets and a General Economic Outlook
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Katherine E. Stinson, J.D.    Matt Veenker
Katherine E. Stinson, J.D.
Financial Advisor, First National Bank of Omaha
Kat serves as a Financial Advisor to clients in all aspects of financial planning and investments. She strives to address holistic financial needs of clients by utilizing her legal background and dedication to delivering skillful service.
Kat joined First National Bank in May of 2019 after extensive work with Bank of America Private Bank as a Trust Officer in Providence, Rhode Island. She has also worked in risk management and at a boutique trusts and estates firm.
Kat currently holds her Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations. Kat obtained a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Champlain College and a Juris Doctorate from Vermont Law School and holds an admission to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
In her free time, you can find Kat skiing, paddle boarding and camping with her husband Chris and their chocolate Labrador Retriever named Chip. She also makes time for cooking and entertaining friends and family. Kat has a deep sense of community and enjoys giving back. She is involved in the CU Mentor program for undergraduates and the Boulder Rotary club.
I feel passionate about being entrusted to help clients navigate through a sensitive time, whether it be dealing with a loss, or preserving family wealth and honoring a legacy, I am there to provide support.
Matt Veenker
Wealth Manager, First National Bank of Omaha
As a Director of Investment Management, Matt helps clients create investment portfolios to secure their dreams and goals. He is dedicated to guiding his clients toward sound financial decisions and lends his experience to help customers build a prosperous future.
Matt has dedicated nearly 30 years to clients in the field of investment management. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.
As a Colorado resident, he is proud to live amongst people who are continually giving back and helping to improve the community for generations to come.
In his own endeavors, he proudly supports organizations that help children grow up happy and healthy. He personally supports his local children’s hospital and various charities dedicated to sending underprivileged kids to college.
The one item on Matt’s bucket list still to be checked off is climbing one of Colorado’s many fourteeners.
Managing money isn’t just stocks and bonds, it’s about goals and dreams and giving back.
Our program this week will be held in person, but a Zoom link will be provided. Click on the link below to be admitted.
Rotary Weekly Luncheon
Place: American Legion
 Time:  Lunch served from 11:30 - 12:00
 Cost:  $20
 Parking:  American Legion and the church only
Update by President Dennis Gellhaus
I was reading a devotion this week by Brian McLaren.
He writes;
  “We are to be grateful not just in the good times, but
also in the bad times; to be grateful not just in plenty, but
also in need; to maintain thankfulness not just in laughter,
but also through tears and sorrow.”
We move into December grateful for all of life, knowing
that what surrounds us is the spirit of love, no matter our
Looking forward to the scholarship dinner next week and
sharing our commitment to service.
Thanks for listening.
This is the final week to sign up for the dinner.  We still have openings and would welcome any Rotarians and friends of Rotarians to join us. 
This is a wonderful way to celebrate the season and raise money for our scholarship students at the same time.
Form for Scholarship Dinner:
Host name:
Host home Address:   
Host Email address:
Guest Full names & Entrée number selection:
Entrée Selections:  1. Prime Rib    2. Salmon    3. Basil Pesto Pasta
  • Table for Four:  $600.00    
  • Table for Six:  $900.00    
  • Table for 8:  $1,200        
  • Table for 10:  $1,500  ( 40% will be Tax Deductible)
*Please indicate whether you would be willing to join another table of 4, 6, or 8
Send completed form along with Check made out to:
The Rotary Club of Estes Park Foundation
              PO Box 1854
     Estes Park, CO 80517
*Special requests for table assignments:
Retain for your records:
First Names & Entrée selection numbers:     
Entrée selections  1. Prime Rib   2.  Salmon   3.  Basil Pesto Pasta
Return to:  Mail, or Karol Rinehart
Tara will be sending this form out by email to those she knows are coming to the dinner.  Just let her know.
Update from Community Service Chair
Beth Weisberg
As Bell Captain for Salvation Army:
Jim Austin, Dale, and Chuck Bonza, and Bill Smith (who stepped in at the last minute as a substitute), along with 4 other volunteers (3 from Crossroads and one from the Town of Estes Park) all rang the bell for Salvation Army on Friday, November 25 at Safeway, with Beth as Bell Captain, raising hundreds of dollars!
As Bright Christmas Project Leader:
If any club members want to help wrap the gifts we have collected for our Bright Christmas family, please get in touch with Beth at weisberg.family@verizon.net.
Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed
Please consider donating one hour of your time
 Go to Crossroads home page and see link to sign up
Matching Charitable Donation Results
The matching charitable donation program that concluded in November provided support to 15 local non-profit organizations.
Thanks to our club members' donations the Foundation provided a total of $4,200 in matching donations to the organizations selected by our club members.
Jack Boatman
Give to our Foundation while you shop!
Do you find that you are placing Amazon orders more frequently these days? Don't forget to help your Rotary Club of Estes Park Foundation with every order. As a recipient of funds in the smile.amazon.com, our foundation will receive a portion of the sale. All you need to do its sign up to get the funds flowing. And SHOP!
  • Go to:  smile.amazon.com
  • Choose the charitable organization by typing in Estes Park Rotary Foundation. Our club and the Longs Peak club will come up in the search. Click on Estes Park Rotary Foundation.
  • Create a bookmark so every time you shop Amazon, you will participating in the smile.amazon.com program.
Bulletin Editor
Anne Slack
(If you have any comments or questions, please contact the editor)
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2021-22 R.I. Theme
December 1 Duty Roster
Invocation: Bill Solms
Song & Pledge: Gellhaus/Casey
Guest Intro: Hosts

Scribe: Pete Sumey
Greeter: Scott Thompson
Program Intro: Karen Thompson
Meeting Set-up: Mark Lee
December 8 Duty Roster
Invocation: Lee Lasson
Song & Pledge:Gellhaus/Casey
Guest Intro: Member to Introduce
Scribe: Madison Casey
Greeter: Dawn Shields
Program Intro: Karen Thompson
Meeting Set-up: Mark Lee
Upcoming Events
Winter Fundraising Dinner
Twin Owls Restaurant
Dec 06, 2022
Club Board Meeting
Wasson Room, Library
Dec 06, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
View entire list
Dec 01, 2022 12:00 PM
Raymond James Financial Planning
Dec 08, 2022
Galapagos Adventure
Dec 15, 2022
Christmas Lunch and Sing Along
View entire list
Birthdays, Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Kevin Mullin
November 4
RJ Lara
November 4
Dave Boon
November 5
Kathy Groesbeck
November 7
Peter Sinnott
November 8
Madison Casey
November 17
Thor Homme
November 21
Doug Mann
November 30
Dale Bonza
December 1
Gary Hazelton
December 3
Chuck Bonza
December 13
Jennifer Comstock
December 16
Harry Livingston
December 18
Jennifer Comstock
Matt Comstock
November 13
Rob Cohen
November 27
Chuck Bonza
December 26
Dale Bonza
December 26
Gary Hazelton
December 31
Kris Hazelton
December 31
Join Date
Virgil Holtgrewe
November 1, 1959
63 years
Jack Overly
November 4, 1979
43 years
Longley Parker
November 8, 2001
21 years
Tom Gardner
November 13, 2003
19 years
Don Widrig
November 16, 2000
22 years
Ben Van der Werf
November 18, 2021
1 year
Scott Robbins
November 18, 2021
1 year
Doug Mann
December 1, 2016
6 years
Jim Austin
December 11, 2008
14 years
Gary Hazelton
December 12, 2002
20 years
Kris Hazelton
December 12, 2002
20 years
John Thomason
December 20, 2018
4 years
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Club Administration Director
Community Service Director
Fund Development Director
Fund Development Director
International Service Director
Membership Director
Big Duck
Foundation Officers/Directors


Carl Robicheaux

Vice President

Anne Slack


Tara Moenning


Gregg Jurgens


Jack Boatman, Carl Robicheaux


Tara Moenning

Ernie Altick Program

Kathy Groesbeck, Dave Evans


Madison Casey


Tom Gardner

Brad Rosenbaum

Anne Slack

Jim Whiteneck

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