Recent Meetings

  • Club meeting, February 14, 2018 – Hosts for Hospitals

    Cathy Davis of Hosts for Hospitals explained the purpose and functioning of this local organization. It was started in 2000 as a collective community effort to provide temporary affordable housing for patients and their families coming to use the extensive medical facilities of the Philadelphia area. People find out about this program through their medical […]

  • Business meeting, February 7, 2018

    1. The list of speakers for February may be found on the club website, chestnuthillrotary.org. 2. Jeff Duperon, host of a jazz show on WRTI, spoke about the issues involved in presenting a jazz concert. He has offered to help us put on our jazzfest on April 29. One of the items needed to ensure […]

  • Club meeting, January 31, 2018 – Pamela Rich-Wheeler, The Business Center

    Pamela Rich-Wheeler runs The Business Center, headquartered on the New Covenant campus in Mt. Airy. The center focuses on business education for aspiring entrepreneurs, both adult and youth, and on general business and financial education for teenagers. The center has been in existence since 1999, and has worked with a number of business people how […]

  • Minutes of meeting, January 24, 2018

    Club meeting, January 24, 2017 Due to some miscommunication, the speaker did not arrive. Announcements 1. Our major fundraising event for this spring will be the newly created Jazzfest, featuring leading names in the world of jazz. Sunday, April 29, at the Commodore Barry Club (Carpenter Lane and Emlen Street),4-8 PM. There will be a […]

  • Club meeting, January 17, 2018 – A Perspective on Life

    Physicist Jerry Goldberg presented “A Perspective on Life”, a summary of parts of his book of that name. He deals with 5 basic questions: 1) Where are we? (solar system, galaxies, etc.) 2) Since when are we here? 13.7 billion years 3) What are we? What are human beings made of? 4) Who are we? […]