March 2018 Speakers/Programs
March 2, 2018 – Pat Stephens presented Rotary Lights checks to the following non-profit organizations: River City Corvettes, UW-L Alpha Phi (not present), Bluff Country Family Resources, Coulee CAP, and Hunger Task Force.
The 2017 Rotary Lights was the best year ever in all aspects. The ice rink just closed for the season. 254 pairs of ice skates were donated this year. 2019 will be the 25th Anniversary of Rotary Lights.
March 9, 2018 – Dr Naren Kingsley, DVM, spoke about pet veterinary care. Yearly exams are important for dogs and cats. Dental disease and arthritis are two conditions owners often don’t recognize. It’s important for pet owners to pay attention to little changes in the pet’s behavior.
March 16, 2018 – Dr. Luke Hammell spoke about Type 2 Diabetes. There is an increase in Type II diabetes in juveniles. Obesity is the biggest factor in this type. One soda per day increases a person’s risk by 30%. His recommendation is to eat more vegetables, avoid highly processed foods and sugary drinks. He encourages kids to increase physical activity and use locally sourced foods.
March 23, 2018 – Club Assembly
March 30 – 2018 – Sibyl Floyd, fellow Rotarian, gave us a piano “concert”. She took piano lessons for 10 years in her youth. She has accompanied many school and community musicals, soloists, concerts etc.