On the 4th Saturday of the month, we make and serve a meal for the neighborhood who need or want it and clean up afterward. 6-10 volunteers are needed. Contact Joe von Elbe for more info.
Jen Roman is one of the roughly 13% women serving in the Madison Fire Department. She has taken an interesting path to the top beginning as a dispatcher in Shorewood Hills and finally to the top of a major city department. Jen will discuss the roll of women in an environment which traditionally is male dominated.
Dr. Uli Schamiloglu, the Chairman of the U-W Middle East Department returns to continue his frank snapshot of that part of the world. The daily headlines provide many images of a Middle East that is torn with dissent, both internally and externally. Since Dr. Schamiloglu last visited Downtown Kiwanis in July, new developments have punctuated the importance of the Middle East in the world.
Review investment portfolio, income and expenses and other foundation business
Todd Berry is the President of Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance, A nonprofit, nonpartisan policy research organization. With state elections just passed, the campaigns for governor were focused job creation and the success of Wisconsin's effort to attract new business while supporting existing commerce. Mr. Berry will provide some insight into this very contentious issue.
Celebrated photographer, Michael Kienitz, whose photos have appeared in publications such as Time, Life and Newsweek will discuss his work over the past 40-years in which he has traveled world-wide. Of late, Michael has become involved in the technical details of photography and video with the use of drones, and will present an interesting program on this topic.
Times to be set closer to date of event.