President Abe Helal opened the meeting at 12:30 pm and requested everyone silence all cell phones.
 
President Abe Helal led us all in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Secretary Nicole Butler called names of guests and visiting Rotarians.
Guest
Sponsoring Rotarian
Occupation/Specialty
Katie Blodgett
Guest of Speaker
First Tee of Greater Dc
Mike Smith
Clara Mantenez
President/CEO
Kent Withycomb
Clara Mantenez
Washington Lawyers Committee
Kurt Crowl
Clara Mantenez
President/CEO, Travel Leaders
David Manthos
 
Transferring Rotarian
 
Sergeant-at-Arms Sterling Hoffman then announced the birthdays and anniversaries.
 
The guest speaker was introduced, Clint Sanchez, Executive Director of The First Tee - Clint joined the First Tee of Greater Washington, DC in October 2012 and has been around the game of golf most of his life. He grew up in Gaithersburg, MD playing at Montgomery Village Golf Club. In 1998, Clint graduated from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida with a degree in Sport Management. He has worked in and around Washington, DC since 2001 and has been working in youth development since 2007. Clint lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife Jessica and their daughter Josephine.
 
Following an engaging question and answer session, President Abe Helal presented the tree certificate to the speaker.
 
President Abe Helal adjourned the weekly meeting with final remarks at 1:30p.m.