Speaker Date Topic
Margo Memmott Senior Archaeologist Jan 27, 2020
Virginia City Project
Virginia City Project

Margo Memmott, Senior Archaeologist at Broadbent & Associates, Inc., has more than twenty years of experience in her field. Currently, Memmott leads the Cultural Resources Division of Broadbent & Associates, Inc. Reno’s office. 

Recently, Broadbent’s northern Nevada cultural resources team completed the last phase of a multi-year project in the historic mining town of Virginia City, Nevada. The multi-phase project, which began in 2013, was for the upgrade of water treatment facilities in Virginia City. Margo and her team were tasked with using historic documents, photos, and maps to determine areas of high cultural sensitivity.

Margo will be speaking to the Reno Rotary Club about the discoveries of the project, including remnants of once prominent features of the landscape below the surface of the streets of Virginia City. Her presentation, titled “A Useful Model:  Identifying Areas Sensitive for Archaeology in Virginia City, Nevada,” will focus on the project, its findings and what they tell us about the city’s rich history.

Bill Hobin Feb 03, 2020
Shelter Box for Disaster Relief
Shelter Box for Disaster Relief

ShelterBox is Rotary International’s Global Project Partner in Disaster Relief.  The year 2020 marks the 20th Anniversary of the founding of ShelterBox by a Rotary Club in Cornwall England. Over the past two decades ShelterBox has responded to over 300 disasters in more than 100 countries and assisted over 1.5 Million people with emergency shelter and other vital items to repair homes and restore families. Around 30% of ShelterBox disaster responses are to help families displaced by conflict. Because of ShelterBox’s work in war-torn regions, the organization has been nominated for a Nobel Peace prize in 2018 and again in 2019.

A member of the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills California since 2004, Bill Tobin has served in several club and district leadership roles and is a major donor to The Rotary Foundation. In 2016-2017 Rotary District 5180 awarded Bill “Rotarian of the Year” for his active and dedicated service to Rotary, and for his commitment to ShelterBox.

Bill began as a volunteer for ShelterBox after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Since then Bill has shared the ShelterBox story to thousands of Rotarians, organized fundraisers and awareness events for ShelterBox USA and helped lead the team of USA Ambassadors in raising over 1.4 million dollars for ShelterBox in 2017.

Orlando Hudson and Josh Barfield Feb 10, 2020
Reno Aces Hot Stove
Reno Aces Hot Stove

Reno, Nevada - The Reno Aces Baseball Club will feature two-time MLB All-Star and four-time Gold Glove award winner Orlando Hudson and Arizona Diamondbacks Farm Director Josh Barfield at the Rotary Club of Reno’s sixth annual “Hot Stove Luncheon” set for 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, at Silver Legacy – Silver Baron A.

Hudson and Barfield will be interviewed on stage and participate in a Q & A session with rotary and Aces season ticket members. 

WHO: 11-year MLB Veteran, Orlando Hudson (Toronto Blue Jays, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, San Diego Padres and Chicago White Sox). Four-year MLB veteran and Arizona Diamondbacks Farm Director, Josh Barfield.

WHAT: The Rotary Club of Reno will host the sixth annual Reno Aces Hot Stove Luncheon on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at Silver Legacy. A buffet-style lunch will be served prior to an interview and Q & A with Orlando Hudson and Josh Barfield.

No Meeting Feb 17, 2020
5:00 Happy Hour Nevada Sunset Winery
Mark Curtis Feb 24, 2020
One of a Kind
One of a Kind

Despite spending 30+ years as a Reno advertising agency writer/creative director and having authored a previous book, Mark refers to himself not as ONE OF A KIND’S author, but its “Chief editor and compiler.” He and friend Greg Ferraro approached, convinced, cajoled, and worked with friends, friends’ friends and new acquaintances to produce the book’s 94 stories. Ron Taft, Mark’s original partner in the advertising business, designed the book.

This 11” x 11” museum quality coffee table book features 83 color, and black & white images (photos, paintings, even a comic strip) of specific places, events and people that helped mold Reno and our surroundings through our recent history, up to and including what we are becoming today.

Each image is accompanied by one or two short personal stories by Renoites past and present, including former Governor Brian Sandoval, internationally-known wildlife photographer Diane McAllister, Brian Crane, Chris Ault & Chris Vargas, Norman Dianda, Truckee teenager Ashley Parisi, Dr. L. Martina Young, and many more. The stories are as varied as the writers’ lives suggest.


Tom Young Mar 02, 2020
Hiking in Nepal
Katy Holland Mar 09, 2020
WCSD Trustee
TBD Mar 16, 2020
Ready To Learn- PBS Reno Children's Education
Bob Lucey Mar 30, 2020
Washoe County Commissioner
High School Seniors Apr 06, 2020
Acheivement Beyond Obstacles Speeches
Tim Crowley Apr 13, 2020
Lithium Nevada
No Meeting Apr 20, 2020
District Conference Week
Laura Jackson Apr 27, 2020
Reno Phil