Speaker Date Topic
Doug Jacobs and Greg Zuercher, Co-Founders Mar 28, 2023
Bleckley Foundation

Co-Founders of the Bleckley Foundation are Doug Jacobs, LTC US Army Retired, and Wichita’s Greg Zuercher, Iraqi/Afghan Vet. The Bleckley Foundation  was established to honor Wichita’s native aviator and WWI Medal of Honor recipient Erwin R. Bleckley’s legacy and artifacts at Eisenhower National Airport. The key artifacts will include a life sized bronze statue and an historic 1918 De Havilland 4 aircraft.  The airplane has been undergoing restoration after an accident in 2020 and is being restored to airworthy status.

Ed Frey & Colby Reynolds Apr 04, 2023 12:00 PM
PETS Summary
Club Meeting @ Maize Career Academy Apr 11, 2023 12:00 PM
Culinary Arts program

Our club meeting will be held at Maize Career Academy, 11700 W45th Street N, Maize (intersection of 119th and 45th). Lunch will be prepared and served by the Culinary Arts students.

INSTRUCTIONS: Park at the Maize Career Academy lot in front of main entrance.  It is located on the SW corner of the school. It is suggested that you are parked by 11:40 in order to be sure to get a parking spot. It starts filling up at about 11:45. Then, enter through the doors of MCA, present ID, and you'll get a badge. By the time everyone gets through that, it might be near 12:00. 


Angela Cassette, Managing Director Apr 18, 2023 12:00 PM
Music Theatre Wichita

A graduate of Vanderbilt University and Arizona State University, Angela joined Music Theatre Wichita as development director in 2013. Prior to coming to Wichita, Angela was artistic operations director of The Florida Orchestra and general manager of the Omaha Symphony. At MTWichita, Angela enjoys working directly with donors and friends of the organization to create incredible art and educational opportunities for the Wichita community. She and her husband, David Hunsicker—who is a trumpet player and WSU professor, have two sons, Noah and Luke.

Jill Ayres, Co-Founder May 02, 2023 12:00 PM
Jill is a passionate speaker and excited about all things foster care. Listen to her stories and experiences, and your heart will begin to break for children and a fire will ignite within your spirit to make a difference. Jill is fueled by her love to see children and parents thrive in all circumstances.
Jill speaks from her own experiences (providing insider information) as a former foster child in the Kansas System. After aging out of the system, she enrolled in college majoring in  psychology. She has one biological child and has adopted four out of foster care. She was a foster parent in Omaha, NE for 16 years, and has been fostering in Kansas for 5 years and counting. She has had over 300 children in her home (long-term, respite, and PPC). 
Jill has extensive experience with RAD, and sexual abuse victims. She is a Nationally Certified Parent Support Provider (Federation of Families; Washington, DC), Circle of Security parenting trainer, Trauma Informed Care (ACES, Vicarious Trauma) trainer, TIPPS-MAPP trainer, former CASA worker, and has worked in child welfare for 25 years. 
“It can take ten minutes out of one person’s day to change the trajectory of a child’s life forever.”
Tom Waggoner, AIA May 23, 2023 12:00 PM
Author of "Designed in Kansas City"
Larry Kennemore Jun 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Rotary Action Group for Addiction Prevention
Tami Alexander, KDOT Jun 13, 2023 12:00 PM
"NEVI" (program to install charging stations for electric vehicles)
tba Jun 20, 2023 12:00 PM
Bike Walk Wichita
NO MEETING due to the holiday Jul 04, 2023
Ben Ropp Jul 25, 2023 12:00 PM
3 D Printing
Gloria Homeier, Rotary District 5680 Governor Aug 22, 2023 12:00 PM