Speaker Date Topic
John Fanning, Raleigh Fire Marshal Jul 23, 2018

Fire Marshal and Assistant Fire Chief John Fanning will be addressing the Rotary Club of Raleigh members on fire protection and services in Raleigh. Guests are welcome to attend and join the Rotary Club of Raleigh members at this exciting meeting.

Donna B. Peffley, District Governor 7710 Aug 13, 2018
District Update
No Meeting Sep 03, 2018
Labor Day
Labor Day
Gen. Jody Daniels, Military experiences Sep 10, 2018
Ken Adler, PhD Sep 17, 2018
From Bench to Bedside: Development of a New Drug for Lung Cancer at NC State

Dr. Adler was the recipient of The Oliver Max Gardner Award for Service to Humanity from The University of North Carolina Board of Governors.  Technology developed in Dr. Adler’s laboratory has been the basis for 9 patents and the formation of the start-up biotech company, Biomarck, which has developed a drug based on Dr. Adler’s laboratory discoveries that has progressed to clinical trials in patients with chronic bronchitis, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and lung cancer. In 2014, Dr. Adler was the recipient of the Dr. John S. Risley “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from NCSU, and in 2017 received the Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award and admittance into the NCSU Research Leadership Academy. 

Kate Pearce Senior Planner for Dix Park (Picnic @ Oct 01, 2018

Kate Pearce is the Senior Planner for Dorothea Dix Park for the City of Raleigh.  As the project manager she is responsible for the stewardship, use and future planning of the park. Prior to joining the City she worked as both an urban planning and business management consultant.  Her consultant work took her across the country and around the globe.  Ms. Pearce has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a MBA from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is Texsippian-- Part Texan, part Mississippian but now calls Raleigh home!

No Meeting Oct 08, 2018
Columbus Day
Columbus Day
Julie White, Deputy Secretary of Multi-Modal Trans Nov 05, 2018

As the N.C. Department of Transportation's deputy secretary for multimodal transportation, Julie White oversees the high-level operations of the Rail Division, Division of Public Transportation, Division of Aviation, Ferry Division and Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation.

White has a long history of public service in both state and local government. Over the past two decades, she has served in the Office of North Carolina Lieutenant Governor, the N.C. House of Representatives Majority Leader's Office, the N.C. Department of State Treasurer and most recently as executive director of the North Carolina Metropolitan Mayors Coalition.

White is the longest serving member of the Strategic Transportation Investment Workgroup and serves on the board of directors for NC Go!

White earned a Master of Public Administration from North Carolina State University and is a graduate of the Leadership North Carolina program

Kirk Warner, Colonel (Retired), United States Army Nov 12, 2018
Veterans Day
Veterans Day

Colonel (Retired), United States Army, Judge Advocate General Corps

COL Warner retired from the United States Army in 2013 after 33 years of military service. He served as the Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon for three JCS Chairmen. In that role, he served on many Government Interagency Panels and Working Groups for Governmental Leaders and Deputies and as both an Advisor and an Investigating Officer for major National Security and Defense Department Inquiries, Events and Incidents.

He also served as the first Commander of the 134th Legal Operations Detachment (LOD), Fort Bragg, North Carolina and as the Staff Judge Advocate of the Army’s Training Command. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), he became the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, Combined Joint Task Force-7 (Coalition Provisional Authority), Baghdad, Iraq immediately following the fall of Baghdad until September 2003 and was the Senior Judge Advocate in the Command Operations Center, Coalition Forces Land Component Command (U.S. Third Army), Camp Doha, Kuwait, during the march to Baghdad. He commanded the 12th JAG Detachment in OIF. COL Warner also served as a Team Chief, 12th Legal Support Organization and the Command Judge Advocate for the 171st Corps Support Group. He previously served as a Medical Service Corps Company Commander, Executive Officer and Department Chief for several hospital units. COL Warner is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Joint Forces Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College. He has chaired Advisory Boards, Tiger Teams and Working Groups as a Senior Army and Joint Service JAG Leader.

No Meeting Nov 19, 2018
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
No Meeting Dec 10, 2018
Holiday Luncheon
Holiday Luncheon
No Meeting Dec 24, 2018
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
No Meeting Dec 31, 2018
New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve