|Alan Berman||Jesse Gaither|
|Mike Brem||Jesse Lightle|
|Julie Helmers||Kettering Noon Club|
|Sue Jessee||Ellie Parker|
|Sue Labatzky||Kettering Noon Club|
|Kathy Linder||Kettering Noon Club|
|Judy Martinson||Kettering Noon Club|
|Janet McDonald||Kettering Noon Club|
|Beverly Orf Mccurdy||Kettering Noon Club|
|Ellen Raichle||Kettering Noon Club|
|Mary Ryon||Kettering Noon Club|
Mike Bevis, Golf committee, announced that the Tom Frazier Tee Off for Youth Golf Outing at Sycamore Creek Country Club is on Monday, 7/16/2018. Thanks to everyone on the committee for the last 6 months of efforts. There will be 140 Golfers and it is sold out. The 50/50 raffle tickets are available now and on the day of the event.
Don Wildenhaus said that TOP soccer, with 160 special needs children, will be August 19 from 2:45 to 4:00 at Oak Grove park. We need 10 volunteers for registration.
Pat Behn stated that we donated money to the park district to build a playground and we also get to help build it with some sweat equity as well. Come help on July 21, 8:30 until Noon at Forest Field park. You don’t need to bring tools and professionals will be there to help.
Larry Lynde announced this year’s Phather Phil’s birthday 9-hole golf outing will be on July 31, 2018 after lunch.
Jay McAlpine introduced Terry L. Oroszi, M.S., Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology; Director, MS Graduate Program, P&T, BSOM; Director, CBRN Defense Certificate Program at Wright State University.
She has authored 2 books about terrorism so far with another about to be released. She has also published several articles.
Terry spoke to us about her study of terrorism based on data she has collected since 9/11.
Her full presentation can take over 90 minutes and Terry did an excellent job of reducing it to the 20 minutes we were able to offer her at today’s lunch. She shared a lot of interesting information from her research into terrorists
A Few Points Terry Mentioned:
- Countries can reduce chances of terrorism by feeding the hungry.
- Spikes in terrorist acts can occur. Often, they are from copy cats of recent terrorist events, new U.S. presidents, and ISIS in general is sponsoring a lot of the World’s terrorism.
- Of U.S. states, Ohio ranks 3rd highest in the number of American citizens that are terrorists.
- Men are much more severely sentenced, often getting 21 or more years, while women only get about 4 years.
- Veterans are often recruited because of their training and that they often feel like they don’t fit in after leaving the service.
- The main targets for terrorist attacks are bridges, military installations and military personnel.
A great summary of what Terry discussed is available on Wright State’s Site at https://people.wright.edu/terry.oroszi. Included on this page is a typical profile of a terrorist. She went over this profile with us and it was very interesting.
At the bottom of her WSU page is a list of her experience and other qualifications in her curriculum vitae.
Terry Oroszi, Author
Oroszi, T. & Ellis, David (2018). The Profile of an American Terrorist; A Comparison and Compilation of Americans Charged with Terrorism Since 9/11. (in Press), Greylander Press
James, L. & Oroszi, T., (Eds.), (2015). Weapons of Mass Psychological Destruction and The People That Use Them, Praeger, Santa Barbara, CA Praeger Publishing, 2015
|Ed Case||July 12|
|Greg McAfee||July 12|
|Denise Green||July 15|
|Sue Brubaker||July 16|
New Member Readings and Inductions
|Name||Sponsor||1st 2nd 3rd Reading or Induction|
|Jeff Umbreit||Sarah Umbreit||Induction|
|Andy Harmon||Mike Bevis||2nd Reading|
|David Duncombe||David Ladd||2nd Reading|
|Susan Jessee||Ellie Parker||2nd Reading|
|MIchael Brem||Jesse Lightle||1st Reading|
Sergeants at Arms
|Everyone golfing that has golfed||????????????|
|Everyone at birthday table that does not have a birthday this month.||Sitting at the birthday table|
|Everyone with a birthday this month that was not at the birthday table.||Not sitting at the birthday table|
|David Ladd||Didn’t greet his guests in the lobby|
|Jack Anderson||Wearing a tie when it is just too hot!|
|James Long||Wearing a tie when it is just too hot!|
|Jesse Gaither||Wearing a tie when it is just too hot!|
|Jay McAlpine||Wearing a tie when it is just too hot!|
|Chris McAlpine||Banner typo|
|Brent Richburg||Being loud|
|Vida McDowell||Being loud|
|Blanca Ortiz||Didn’t say hello to Tom Novak|
|Bob Burkman||Regifting to us cookies meant for church|
|Scott Langer||Being Late|
|Chris McAlpine||Lost the bell|
|Joan Cordonnier||$5 for the 5K, special thanks to Scott Langer for his help.|
|Joan Cordonnier||$5 for the 5K, because the weather was great and it went great.|
|Joan Cordonnier||$5 for the 5K, because 5K is over for a year!|
|Scott Langer||Son is getting married.|
|Don Kelley||At Sugar Valley Golf Club, on hole 5, using an 8 iron, he had a hole in one.|
|Debe Dockins||Library won the Grand Marshall’s award for their float in the Americana Parade.|
|Debe Dockins||For Riley Weisman doing a great job representing us at the oratorical contest even though he didn’t win.|
|Jesse Gaither||His wife Shannon won the best booth award at Americana.|
|Mary Ryan||Glad she made it back in one piece from the JOI convention in Ottawa Canada.|
|Sarah Umbreit||Husband Jeff Umbreit inducted today.|
|Tom Novak||Thanks for all the help delivering Independence Day flags.|
|Paul Stull||49 years as an optimist.|