Speakers for November 2017

November 7 – Jack Pitzer, “Army OCS: Pathways to Leadership Since 1941”

November 14 – Mara Benner, “Alternative Healing Approaches: Connecting Body and Mind”

November 21 –  Gwendolyn Beck (Granddaughter of a Holocaust Hero)

“Stories Remembered from Loved Ones”

November 28 – Diane Hendel, “Everything You Want to Know About Medicare, but Were Afraid to Ask”


October 3 – District Governor Ronnie Chantker, “Words about District 7610”

October 10 – Shannon Steene, “Redevelopment of Carpenter’s Shelter, and What it Means for Alexandria”

October 17 – Debbie Evans, “Domestic Violence Services Offered in the City of Alexandria”

October 24 – Fred Barnes, “The Current State of American Politics”

October 31 – Classification Talks

Speakers for September 2017


September 12 – Gwendolyn Klein -“Safe and Sound in the Hospital”

September 19 – Dr. Lisa Kaplowitz – “An End to HIV and Hepatitis C”

September 26 – Bonnie O’Leary – “HELP! Where did my Hearing Go?”

Rotary Speakers for August 2017

August 1 – Classification Talks by Rachael Talay and Denny Kuhns

August 8—Mr. Craig Fuller, CEO of the Fuller Group and former White House and Association Executive.


August 15 – Dr. Donald Trump, INOVA Schar Cancer Institute

August 22 – Mr. Craig Floyd, Founder & CEO of National Law Enforcement Officers Assn.

August 29 – Mr. Robert (Robin) Winthrop Johnson Esq., Partner Johnson, Rogers & Clifton LLP

“Status of the Sugar Industry”

Speakers for July 2017

July 4 – No meeting, BHCC closed

July 11 – Dr. Tom Curry, Head of School Bishop Ireton, “The Future of Bishop Ireton HS”

& Installation of new Officers and Directors for Rotary Year 2017 – 2018

July 18 – Mike Lane, “Virginia Politics: Past, Present, and Future”

July 25 – Ed Rausch, “Empowering Veterans & Strengthening Communities”


June 6 –  Pam DeCandio and John Woods, CONTRIBUTIONS DAY,

June 13 – Diane Hendel, Aging Well: Geriatrics v. Internal Medicine

June 20 – Chuck Vollmer – Jobenomics: A Plan for America: 20 Million New Jobs by 2020

June 27 – Parents/Grandparents/Child Luncheon

Speakers for April 2017

April 4 – Governor Jim Gilmore: “National Issues”

April 11 – Michele Thyen: Dir. Community Engagement “Brain Injury Services”

April 18 – Constanza Hasselmann: “Project Aquarelle”

April 25 – Megan Beyer: “Trip to Cuba”

Speakers for February 2017

Feb 7 – COL (USA, Ret) Richard A. Lacquement, Jr. – “Developing Strategic Leaders for a Dynamic Environment”,  Dean of the Army War College’s School of Strategic Landpower.

Feb 14 – Lance Mallamo, Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria.

Feb 21 – Mayor Allison Silberberg – Mayor, City of Alexandria –

Feb 28 – Kathy Bowdring,  “Expanding Opportunities for our Youth:  College and Career Readiness” – (Administrator of West Potomac Academy at West Potomac HS)


November 1 – Donnie Simpson, 19th Annual Good Scout Award Luncheon

November 8 – CWO Jay Groff & COL Kim Ching, 75th Anniv. Pearl Harbor

November 15 – Molly Fannon, “The Confederate Controversy”

November 22 – Ratcliff Thomas “Inside the NFL”

November 29 – Graeme Bannerman “Understanding the Arab-Israel Conflict”

Speakers for January 2016

Theme for January 2016: Vocational Service (Bob Gusella January Chair)
January 5 – No meeting, BHCC Closed
January 12 – COL Richard “Dick” Johns (USA, Ret) Fort Belvoir Wounded Warrior Golf Program
January 19 – Tom & Jean O’Connor, FBI Agents Association Memorial College Fund
January 26 – MEETING CANCELED DUE TO SNOW REMAINING FROM THE BLIZZARD OF 2016. (Jeffrey Morgan, FASAE, CAE-CEO Club Managers Association of America.)