Latest Club News
Emma Yanex was honored by the Rotary Club of Parker as their January Chaparral Student of the Month.  Emma has a grade point average of 4.15 and has lettered academically all four years of high school.
She is involved in the Spanish Honor Society, Link Crew as well as being involved in the Unified Sports Program and Adaptive Physical Education program as a peer to the special need students. 
Teachers at Chaparral High School expressed what a remarkable young lady that will not only excel in higher level learning, but will positively impact every class she attends.  She is considered an outstanding young lady with a passion for the greater good and a deep and genuine concern for others.
The Rotary Club of Parker meets Thursday mornings at 7:00 a.m. and guests are welcome.  This is a wonderful opportunity to join and give back to your community as the world.
Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels.
For questions on how to become a member of the Rotary Club of Parker, please contact Membership Director Gail Lehrmann at
Pictured:  Rotarian Jim Muir, Brandy Zink, Madeline and Mark Zink.
The Rotary Club of Parker honored Ponderosa High School student Madeline Zink as our January Student of the Month.  Madeline has been involved in many activities such as National Honour Society, Student Council. Link Crew, Ponderosa Bridge Project and Ponderosa Activities Cabinet Member.  She also has participated in JV Track and Field, JV Tennis and Athletic Training Aid.  Her community service is expansive and includes Ave Maria Carnival, Denver Rescue Mission, Special Olympics Hawaii, Christmas for Kids, Denver Street Pie Collection and Trick or Treat Street for Kids, etc.
Madeline has been accepted to many higher education colleges and universities and is looking to study Kinesiology, Psychology or Military Strategy.  For her career plan she is pursuing military academics and ROTC to jump start a military career in the Air Force or Army.  Congratulations Madeline!
This week our speaker was of the Vervssional Coach, talking to us about "Energy from the Verve'"
Gordon shared with us the 11 Energies of the Verve:  Passion, Enthusiasm, Compassion, Openness, Sincerity, Truth, Self-Value, Forgiveness, Sparkle, Courage and Love.  Engage these energies daily to reveal a fresh path to personal positivity and performance of best self.
Former Rotarian, Jacob Shafer visited with the Club today looking for families to be host homes for Up With People cast members.  Host families would host from January 15 - February 18th.  When you host a crew member you'll experience a cultural exchange that inspires understanding in a unique way.  Simply provide a place to sleep, some meals and limited transportation.  Contact the Staging Team at 303.460.7100 or
Claus (Rotary Club of Parker President), Mrs. Claus (Rotary Member Kam Breitenbach and Elf (Deann Olson) along with Elf Ron Saatjian visited with patients at Sky Ridge Medical Center on Thursday, December 20th.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        President Elect and Membership Director Gail Lehrmann inducted two new members to the Rotary Club of Parker.  Pictured are :New Rotary members Hal & Susan Gustin with Jim Boyd & Jane Johnson.
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We meet Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Parker Adventist Hospital-Conference Center
9395 Crown Crest Blvd.
Parker, CO  80138
United States of America
District Site
Venue Map
Coach Jim Turgeon
Jan 24, 2019
DU Women's Basketball Coach
Pres-Elect Gail Lehrmann
Feb 07, 2019
Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Josh Duncan
Feb 14, 2019
Val Jones
Mar 14, 2019
Stand Up. Step Up. Never Give Up.
Pres-Elect Gail Lehrmann
Apr 25, 2019
Maternal & Child Health
Tom Furmanski
May 16, 2019
Rotary Scholarship Awards
Pres Ken Claiborne and Pres-Elect Gail Lehrmann
Jun 27, 2019
Change of Command
Pres Gail Lehrmann
Jul 11, 2019
Club Assembly
Club Executives & Directors
President - Board Officer
President Elect - Board Officer
Treasurer - Board Officer
Secretary - Board Officer
Co-Sergeant at Arms - Board Officer
Co-Sergeant at Arms - Board Officer
Club Service - Board Member
Youth Services - Board Member
Community Service - Board Member
International Service - Board Member
Grants Director - Board Member
Public Relations - Board Member
Rotary Foundation - Co-Board Member
Vocational Services - Board Member
Membership Chairperson
Program Chair
Web Design
Committees and Projects
2018 -2019 Committees & Projects
Editor Lamplighter - Kam Breitenbach
Change of Command - Ken Claiborne
Christmas Party - Pat Kendrick
Club Photographers - Ron Beller and Mike Endres 
Summer Picnic - Pat Kendrick
Music - Jim Muir, Steve Brown & Steve Gilbert
Program Chair - Scott Gough
Castlewood Canyon - Carl Finamore-Champion
Christmas Blankets, Cards, Santa, Mrs. C and Elves - Kam Breitenbach-Champion, Jane Johnson, Sue Gardner, Janice Beller
Crisis Center, Michele Duncan-Champion, Larry Brutlag, Janice Beller
American Indian Committee - Mike Oldham-Champion, DeAnn Olson, Ron Saatjian
Gazebo Gardening - Lew Million - Champion, Wayne Wagener
NAMI, Arapahoe & Douglas County Mental Health - Bill Shriver-Champion
Parker Task Force - Rick Chase, Jay Boscoe, Carl Finamore 
Parker Task Force Food Drives - Bob Satrom
Praying Hands Ranch - Michele Duncan, Jim Muir, Lew Million
Project C.U.R.E. -  Wendell Geary - Champion
Project Sanctuary -  Mike Endres-Champion, Janice Beller
Rotary Community Corps @ Rocky Vista University - Julie Rosenthal
Rotary Community Corps of Parker (Developmentally Disabled Group)- Kam Breitenbach-Champion and Janice Beller
Scouting - Mike Oldham-Champion Ron Saatijain , DeAnn Olson
Toys for God's Kids - Wayne Wagener
Veteran's Day Program - Mike Endres-Champion
Ethics Scholarship
Four Way Test
Vocational Talks - Peggy Carter-Champion
India - 
Nicaragua - Tim Sullivan-Champion
Open World - Alvaro Pisoni, Ron Beller & Li Pettett
Polio Plus - Lew Million
Shelter Box - Al Johnson
Interact at Chaparral  - Deann Olson-Champion
Peaceful Schools - Gail Lehrmann-Champion
RYLA/YRYLA - Tom Furmanski, Gail Lehrmann, Mike Oldham
Scholarships, Chaparral - Dennis Brewster
Scholarships, Ponderosa - Jim Muir
Student of the Month, Chaparral - Dennis Brewster
Student of the Month, Ponderosa - Jim Muir
Youth Exchange - Mike Oldham
Boondocks - Kam Breitenbach- 2018 Champion
Peaches - Jim Muir-Champion
State of the Town - Sue Gardner- 2019 Champion
GRANTS - Steve Brown, Director
Walmart Grant - Kam Breitenbach
MEMBERSHIP - Gail Lehrmann
Family of Rotary (send out cards) - Peggy Carter
Fireside Chats - Gail Lehrmann
New Member Inductions - Gail Lehrmann 
Mentor Program / Red Badge / Blue Badge - Gail Lehrmann
FOUNDATION - CARL Finamore - President,  Steve Sumption -  Treasurer, Ben Martin-Secretary
Trustees:  Ben Martin, Lindy Blackburn, Steve Small, Al Johnson, Glenn Petty, Tom VanderHeiden and Ken Claiborne
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