By Woody Goulart -- 702-845-5331 -- WGoulart.com
Friday, April 27: We held our regular weekly meeting at 5pm at the wonderful Las Vegas Fogo de Chao restaurant just off the Strip at 360 E. Flamingo Road. It is always a pleasure to dine here! Past president Nathan Atkins presided over this meeting. We covered details about how we manage our club to keep making things better and run more efficiently. During our "Member Moment" segment, we heard from our incoming president, Nate Jones. He is a third-generation Rotarian. Nate shared his heartwarming memories of how he was inspired to join Rotary because of the example set by his late father.
Next Social is Tuesday, May 1 at Lavo, inside the Palazzo Casino from 5:30-8p. Free self parking. Las Vegas WON Rotary knows how to host a social event for a very good time! Previous socials included a classic rock-and-roll music show at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. On Tuesday, May 1, starting at 5:30 pm, our club will host a social at Lavo at 3325 South Las Vegas Boulevard inside the Palazzo Casino. Lavo is an awe-inspiring Italian restaurant by day which is renowned as a “must-go” for Las Vegas locals and visitors alike. By night, Lavo transforms into one of the sexiest lounges you will find on the Strip. This Las Vegas WON Rotary club social perfect time to stop by after your work day is done. Meet and have fun with members of Las Vegas WON Rotary club in an unforgettable setting where you can relax and just be you.
Next Club Meeting May 4, Friday, at 5p.
Top Guest Speakers at Future Las Vegas WON Rotary Club Meetings
Our club is known for presenting some of the most fascinating personalities and respected spokespersons from business and community organizations throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Speakers at our Rotary meetings bring their unique perspectives and insider stories that you won’t find anywhere else. Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss these upcoming presentations:
On May 11, 2018 we have scheduled Raymond Hess. He is Director of Planning Services for Rapid Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. RTC is the regional entity that oversees public transportation, traffic management, roadway design and construction funding, transportation planning and regional planning efforts known as Southern Nevada Strong. Raymond will offer insights into how the RTC identifies transportation challenges and explores and implements both short and long-term resolutions while simultaneously promoting sustainability, air quality improvement, enhanced mobility and increased quality of life in the region.
On June 8, 2018, our guest speaker will be Erik Eisenberg. He is Vice President of Ticket Sales at Las Vegas 51s baseball team—the Triple-A Affiliate of the New York Mets. Erik will highlight behind-the-scenes strategies and tactics that produced many great players. From Jacob deGrom to Noah Syndergaard to Amed Rosario, the 2015 Mets playoff roster had 12 of the 25 players play in Las Vegas. The team, popular with locals, plays in downtown Las Vegas at Cashman Field.
Next Club Board Meeting: May 4, at Fogo de Chao before the regular meeting. The following are requested to be present or log into the conference call: Kathy Mahon, Ron Heezen, Donna Deluca, Vickie McDermott-Rupp, PDG Randy Pote, President Elect 2018-19 Nate Jones, Immediate Past President 2016-17 Nathan Atkins, Past President 2016 Richard Reed
Next Club Foundation Board Meeting: May 18, before regular meeting at 4p at Fogo. The following are requested to be present or log into the conference call: Bill Mahon, Ebbie Cox, Elwood ''Woody'' Goulart, Susan Sullivan, Tai Siu, Michelle Butler, Sean Rigo. Mbr