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.
 
Deputy Secretary Catherine Pociask called names of guests and visiting Rotarians.
Guest
Sponsoring Rotarian
Occupation/Specialty
Isha Kunnath
Donnie Shaw
YMCA Intern
Cory Bilton
Potential New Rotarian
Legal Business
Jaime Goldsmith
Visiting Rotarian
Fellowship Director
Glenn Carman
Visiting Rotarian
N/A
Steve
Visiting Rotarian
N/A
 
Sergeant-at-Arms Sterling Hoffman then announced the birthdays and anniversaries.
 
The guest speaker was introduced, Mr. Karl Racine, Attorney General Karl A. Racine is the first elected Attorney General of the District of Columbia. With his inauguration at the beginning of 2015, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) began an era of independence for the agency and accountability to District residents.
 
As the chief legal officer for the District of Columbia, Attorney General Racine relies on his 25 years of legal and leadership experience to advise the Mayor and District agencies, defend the city in court and use the law to advance the public interest.
 
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.