Speaker Date Topic
The Last Glaciation in the Baraboo Hills Mar 05, 2021 12:45 PM
Eric Carson, Geologist
Eric Carson, Geologist

Geologist Eric Carson will tell the fascinating story of how the last glaciation in the Baraboo hills came to be and formed a colossal glacial lake which created Devils Lake and caused a catastrophic flood as the glacier retreated. Ever wonder how those behemoth obelisk stones surround Devils Lake developed? You'll find out. Remember Eric met us at the Pope Farm and explained the geographic structure there. 

Program by Jim Olmsted.

5 on 5 Mar 12, 2021

Five Members Each will tell us about themselves in five minutes or less. The stories are always interesting, inspiring, and informative.

Paul Harris Award Recognition Mar 19, 2021 12:45 PM
Mary Van Hout
Mary Van Hout
Since 1977 the Rotary Club of Madison West Towne-Middleton has provided the honor of Paul Harris Fellow in recognition for Service Above Self by a Club member.  
 
The service can include Positive personal contributions to The Rotary Foundation, Participation in fundraisers of this Club, Participation in service projects in projects in any avenue of service of this Club, Participation in other Rotary activities.
 
 
Why, What, How, When of a Cancer Clinical Trial Mar 26, 2021 12:30 PM
Rob Gooze
 Rob Gooze

Rob Gooze is a member of the Madison South Rotary Club will discuss the science and objectives of a trial and the issues and perspectives of a real-life patient as Rob Gooze's wife, Mary, who has just started on a clinical trial at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

Program by Mary Beth.

International Fellowship of Rotarian Scuba Divers Apr 09, 2021 12:45 PM
Annette G E Smith
Annette G E Smith

Annette is the mom of a 35-year-old son, a member and Past President of the Juneau Gastineau Rotary club, a licensed boat Captain, underwater photographer/videographer, and retired from a 33-year career in Information Technology, receiving awards from the State of Alaska and Microsoft.  She is a member of two Rotary International Fellowships, Scuba Divers and Photographers.

She is a lifelong Alaskan who knows these waters both above and below the surface.  She has been a Captain for the past nine years running commercial fishing, charter fishing, and whale watching boats in Sitka, Ketchikan and Juneau.  When not running boats, she can be found on her own boat fishing, diving, and exploring and photographing the waters around Southeast. 

Her underwater photography is used in several scientific sites, scientific writings, printed in newspaper articles both in the US and Canada.  Her underwater videos have been used in programs like Deadliest Catch and she was featured in The Alaska Triangle episode that focused on the wreck of the Canadian Pacific Steamship Princess Sophia.  She is the underwater expert on the Princess Sophia shipwreck and has presented that wreck in several shipwreck symposiums.

 

Program by Ed Fink

Wisconsin's Elk Herd Apr 16, 2021 12:45 PM
Matthew Gross

Matthew Gross from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will talk about Wisconsin's Elk Herd.

Program by Ed Fink

Dane County Sanitarium/ Asylum and Poor Farm Apr 30, 2021
Jesse Charles, Verona Historical Society
 Jesse Charles, Verona Historical Society

Many of you remember the Dane County Sanitarium/ Asylum and Poor Farm located in Verona as you came in from Madison on Verona Road, but did Verona also have a Leper Colony? You'll find out when the president of the Verona Historical Society, Jesse Charles, presents this historical pictorial PowerPoint program. Don't miss this one.

Program by Jim Olmsted.

5 on 5 Jun 04, 2021 12:45 PM

Five Members Each will tell us about themselves in five minutes or less. The stories are always interesting, inspiring, and informative.