Tellico Lake Rotary News – 7-21-2016
Our Speaker for July 28, 2016 – Rarity Bay Country Club
Speaker: Niek Schreuder, Chief Medical Physicist at Provision Center for Proton Therapy
Program: Niek (pronounced ‘Nick’) is an acclaimed scientist who is considered one of the foremost medical physics pioneers in the world specializing in proton therapy. Niek is able to explain some of the most complicated aspects of proton beam therapy in an easy to understand manner. Talbott Paynter will also be on hand to answer our questions about their non-invasive cancer treatment procedures.
Last Meeting – Thursday July 21
Attendance: 14 Members; 3 Visitors – Linda Wiese, Claudine & Jeff Miller
Member Tidbits: ● Welcome home to Jim Wiese, after reaching the summit of Alpamayo Mountain (19,511 feet) located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range of the Peruvian Andes.
● Welcome back to visitors Claudine & Jeff Miller
Harvey’s Useless Word of the Day: Preciosity – fastidious refinement
Speaker: Marti Hands
Program: Rescuing Black Bears in the Smokies
A group of dedicated volunteers formed Appalachian Bear Rescue in 1990 to care for the orphaned cubs of the Smokies and to return them to their natural wild habitat. Marti gave an interesting talk on black bears of the Smokies and how we need to co-exist and prevent unwanted encounters and home and in the wild.
For further info visit ApalachianBearRescue.org.
Doing Good in the World: The Inspiring Story of The Rotary Foundation’s First 100 Years
Commissioned by RI for The Rotary Foundation Centennial, this book vividly documents the Foundation’s history, the development of its programs, and the difference that Rotarians have made around the world. Hardcover version is $40. Also available as a leather bound version for $100. Order at
“Mankind will never see an end of trouble until… lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power… become lovers of wisdom.” – Plato