Jenn Brownlee & Jill Curtis from the Alzheimer Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter came to tell us about their organization.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Read more about them at https://www.alz.org/pa
Bob and Vicki Willman from White Cane Coffee Company talked to us about their company. Their daughter started White Cane Coﬀee is because, number one, “Who doesn’t love coﬀee.”. But most importantly, her siblings and her are all on the Autism Spectrum and she is also blind. They have found that ﬁnding jobs extremely difficult.
Their goal is to provide a welcoming environment to all people and provide jobs to the handicapped community at a living wage. Most of all, they want to provide you with a Great cup of coﬀee!
Dr. Verlynn Kleppe, of Whole Health Chiropractic Center, is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Her presentation was on posture and 3 steps to help.
She included techniques for all 3 steps that can be done at home or at work. To download the presentation CLICK HERE.
Lydia Latimer, of Warren Area High School, accompanied by her parents Greg and Dede Latimer is our February Student of the Month. She has been on the volleyball, swim, and track teams, as well as Varsity Club, Yearbook staff, and Spanish Club. She plans to attend Cleveland State University for Environmental Science, and to play Division I volleyball.
From Bosnia to Afghanistan and beyond , Jeff Granger, our speaker on Feb 13th, has worked in education around the globe. He helped set up a training program in Bosnia to train their teams on how on de-mine areas. In Afghanistan he helped establish a school for girls. He then worked in our area with the Forestry Service.
January Student of the Month, Griffin Suppa joined us with his parents Mike and Lilly. Griffin plays soccer, and basketball, participates in concert and jazz band and is the co-president of his class. He plans to go to college for biology.
Bradley Conquer VP of Finance and Administration of Superior Tire & Rubber Corp came and talked to the Club on Feb 6th. Founded in 1964, Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. is a designer and manufacturer of polyurethane and rubber industrial components for the material handling, construction, agricultural, military, and mining industries. They operate three plants, a distribution center, and offices and employ 285 employees in our area.
Dr. Philip S Vuocolo is a General Surgery Specialist in Warren, Pennsylvania spoke to our club last Wednesday. He graduated with honors from State University Of New York Health Science Center Of Syracuse in 1983. Having more than 36 years of diverse experiences, especially in GENERAL SURGERY.
General surgery is a specialty that requires knowledge of and familiarity with a broad range of diseases that may require surgical treatment. After medical school surgical residency training includes content in ten areas of the body and several organ systems, plus the study of oncology, trauma, burns and emergency medicine.
John Lasher from the Community Foundation of Warren County came to speak to us about the Foundation and it’s focus.
In 1949, a small group of men and women thought that Warren County should have a foundation that would be able to provide support for education and various other projects for the citizens of Warren County. From its initial modest beginnings, this foundation has grown into a multi-million dollar organization.
In the last 5 years, the Community Foundation of Warren County has made distributions totaling over $10 million to local non-profit organizations and to scholarships for students attending colleges or trade schools.