Southtowne Rotary features a unique speaker at every Thursday at 12:00pm for a lunch meeting. Speakers include community leaders, business professionals, members, non-profit organizations, entertainers, and much more. Weekly programs are 20-30 minutes in length and are informative, educational, helpful, or humorous.
To see blogs from our past meetings, take a look at the home page or click here.
The following will be updated regularly as new programs are added. If you have an idea for a speaker, or would like to be one, let us know.
September 21 l Downtown Languages, Camille Ronzio
DOWNTOWN LANGUAGES is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing opportunities for immigrants and building respect and understanding across cultures by providing language, literacy, and other educational programs. They envision a vibrant community where people of all cultures feel welcome and can participate effectively.
September 28 l Epilepsy 101, Debbie Snow
Debbie has lived with Epilepsy for 40 years. She has dedicated most of her career to increase awareness about Epilepsy, seizure recognition, and appropriate first aid. She has served on local and national boards, advocated new laws for prescription drugs, trained school nurses, firefighters, and police officers in Idaho.
She served as the Executive Director of the Epilepsy Foundation and her dedication to families touched by Epilepsy is profound. Debbie developed and hosted the first Epilepsy Family Camp in Idaho, with over 90 campers! Did you know that there are over 30 seizures types? How prevalent is Epilepsy in the United States? Join Debbie at Rotary on September 28th to learn more.
October 5 l Brittany Quick-Warner, Eugene Chamber of Commerce
Brittany Quick-Warner is the Interim CEO for the Chamber and the Director of Business Advocacy. She leads the Chamber’s public policy and leadership development efforts including staff support for the Local Government Affairs Council and the Board of Directors in the arena of public policy.
Additionally, she monitors legislative activities by various units of government, lobby on behalf of the organization and helps develop and manage issues campaigns.