This week the Rotary Club of Washington, DC, welcomed guest speaker Amb. Ivan Korcok, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the United States.

President Lisa McCurdy opened the meeting at 12:30 pm and requested everyone silence all cell phones.
 
President Lisa McCurdy led us all in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Deputy Secretary Whitney Doll announced visiting guests and Rotarians.
 
(Guest)
(Occupation)
(Sponsoring Rotarian)
Pavan
CEO, Nyros Technologies
May
Steve Dona
 
Ken Brown
Catherine Hansen
Chief of Protocol, NC Consular Corps
Lisa McCurdy
 
Sergeant-at-Arms Bill Day then announced the anniversaries.
 
The guest speaker, Amb. Ivan Korcok, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the United States, was introduced.
 
Ambassador Korcok was named Ambassador to the United States in 2018. Prior to his posting in Washington, he served as State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (2015-2018). Among the positions held over his 27-year diplomatic career, Ambassador Korcok has previously served as ambassador to the European Union and ambassador to Germany.
 
Ambassador Korcok holds degrees from Comenius University and Economic University, both in Bratislava, Slovakia. He is married and the father of two sons. His hobbies include sports and culinary activities.
 
President Lisa McCurdy adjourned the weekly meeting with final remarks at 1:30 p.m.