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President 2017

For over 23 years, the North Fresno Rotary club has been a source of friendship, enlightenment, and inspiration to me.  Founded in 1948, and with nearly 100 members today, the club has introduced me to a vast array of professionals.  Weekly, we meet for lunch and speaker programs which spawn thoughtful conversations, challenging projects, and hearty laughter.  

Perry Huffman Historic Story Telling art

Perry Huffman worked from 1963 to 1995 for McClatchy.

He was a TV cover and feature Illustrator, political cartoonist. performed police witness drawings, courtroom drawings, informational graphics and retirement drawings or paintings, Huffman occasionally wrote stories he illustrated. He continues to draw, paint, write, speak, fly fish, golf garden and play.

John Krikorian and Gordon Knott on LIGA Gordon will talk about the relationship between Liga and NFR and the history of how and when clinic was built. John will talk about a typical weekend medical mission trip to Ocoroni with a power point presentation.
Sandra Flores Fresno County Preterm Birth Initiative Fresno County has one of California’s highest rates of babies born prematurely: approximately 1 out of every 9 babies. To address this challenge, leaders in Fresno have come together to build a cross-sector, collaborative effort.
Steve Berglund on A Culture of Solvents The dry cleaning industry has become a culture of solvents. This culture prevents the entire industry to adjusting to the new technologies of Wet Cleaning. Steve will bring to light, toxic issues, violations of the Federal Trade Commission, the California Business and Professions Codes, as well as many other hidden issues regarding how your garments are dry cleaned in six new chemicals.
Ed Kaczmarek Executive Director Youth for Christ Youth today face so many more challenges, distractions, and obstacles than youth of the past ever considered. But they also have more opportunities before them. One such opportunity for youth in Fresno and Clovis is provided by YFC's new Campus Life Center. Programs and opportunities are offered to hundreds of area high school and middle school students, free of charge.
Janice Noga The Story of Dreamers Have you ever had a secret dream? Janice Noga relates her dreams and how they lead her to Broadway... and the telling of Janka's Holocaust story, written by her husband, Oscar Speace, Janka's son.
Dr. Ray Allen on Air, Water, Soil Since I last spoke at your Rotary Club, Many things have happened on the positive note. We have expanded our operations, which we had just started in 2012 in China to now where we have trees planted in 7 provinces numbering in the millions of trees.
President Elect 2017
Immediate Past President 2017

For over 23 years, the North Fresno Rotary club has been a source of friendship, enlightenment, and inspiration to me.  Founded in 1948, and with nearly 100 members today, the club has introduced me to a vast array of professionals.  Weekly, we meet for lunch and speaker programs which spawn thoughtful conversations, challenging projects, and hearty laughter.