Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana



January - June, 2015

June 25th. 

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June 18th. 

““Why Seed?”" by David Stimpson, Ph.D, Seed Regulatory Specialist, Dow AgroSciences.  Hosted by Rick Mouser.

June 11th. 

“Overview of the NCAA Playing Rules Process" by Rachel Seewald, Associate Director of Championships and Alliances, NCAA, Hosted by Audrey Schneider

June 4th. 

“Youth Tennis Programs at Schwartz Tennis Center/Purdue" by Tim Madden, Junior Tennis Director at Purdue University. Hosted by Audrey Schneider Hosted by Audrey Schneider

May 28th. 

“Learn interesting facts about his life by Wes himself!" by Wes Love . Hosted by Gary Reif

May 21st. 

“No Women or Children in the Press Box” by Tracy Dodds, Member of the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame. Hosted by Gary Reif

May 14th. 

“Questions & Answers with Dave Bangert” by Dave Bangert, Columnist with Lafayette Journal & Courier. Hosted by: Gary Reif

May 7th. 

“China’s New Assertiveness” by Thomas E. Pearson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University. Hosted by: Gary Reif

April 30th. 

“Overview of the Lafayette School Corporation” – Karen Combs, Associate Superintendent of the Lafayette School Corporation and Interim Principal at Thomas Miller Elementary School. Hosted by: Jim Hopf

April 16th. 

“Why Music Education is Important, Kindergarten Through 4th Grade” – Meghan Gobrogge, Elementary Music Director at Thomas Miller Elementary School, Lafayette, IN. Meghan’s hope for all her students is that they come out of her classroom with a love for music and a desire to better themselves in every aspect of life.Hosted by: Jim Hopf

April 9th. 

“Severe Weather Events in Indiana Before 1852” – Chad Evans, Chief Meteorologist at WLFI-TV Channel 18, West Lafayette, IN. Chad grew up on a farm in Southern Indiana (Daviess County) and has a passion for weather and climate.  Hosted by: Jim Hopf

April 2nd. 

Terrific Kids. Miller Elementary School – Karen Combs, interim principal, will make the presentations to kindergarten through 4th grade students who are doing the right things in each classroom. Winners are nominated by their individual classroom teachers. Hosted by: Jim Hopf

March 26th. 

“Introduction of new club web site" 
Presenter: Jerry Schmierer

March 26th. 

“Novel management strategies to minimize colisions between birds and aircraft" Presenter: Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Jurici, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University

March 19th. 

“Recruiting College Athletes – Why Does It Have To Be So Complicated”? (Recruiting college athletes is a very competitive process versus other colleges and universities. We’ll look at some of the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” that coaches and their staffs have to deal with) Presenter: Thomas Mitchell, Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance Purdue University

March 12th. 

“Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities” (Learn about this Purdue program that offers cutting-edge, experimental training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post 9/11 soldiers, sailors, aviators and marines with disabilities from their service.) Presenter: Dr. Richard Cosier, Dean Emeritus, Krannert School of Management.


March 5th. 

Dr. Joel Ebarb, Purdue Theater Department.. “Man Alive! A Brief History of Men’s Clothing”. Examine the evolution of men’s clothing from the 18th century to the present. Learn the connection between costume, customs, and social and political history – (What you learn might surprise you!) Hosted by: Roy Johnson

February 26th. 

Jim Campbell, Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor,. "Child Protection Training" and "Vignettes from the Lafayette Kiwanis Club". Hosted by: Gail Beck

February 19th. 

Majors Jim and Pat Irvine, Salvation Army, Lafayette,. "So Much to Tell, We will Pick Just One." Hosted by: Diane Stott

February 12th. 

John Lumkes, Associate Professor of Agricultural And Biological Engineering and Director of Global Engineering Programs,. "Engaging Students on Global Challenges with Partners in Africa: A win-win value proposition."  Hosted by: Darrell Schulze

February 5th. 

Nick Schenkel, Director, West Lafayette Public Libraries,. “Cultivating a Community of Readers”.  Hosted by: T.B.D.

January 29th. 

Barry Richard, Sheriff of Tippecanoe County. "Issues to Consider in Tippecanoe County".  Barry Richard, newly elected Sheriff of Tippecanoe County will discuss various issues and areas of concern for children, teenagers and people of all ages in our community. Hosted by: Steven Riggs

January 22th. 

Bambi McQuade-Jones, CEO of Riggs Community Health Center of Greater Lafayette. "Community Medical Needs and Possible New Programs".  Bambi McQuade-Jones, our newly appointed incoming President and CEO of Riggs Community Health Center of Greater Lafayette, will discuss medical needs of children, youth, single parents, and possible new programs at Riggs CHC to address health care issues in our community. Hosted by: Steven Riggs

January 15th. 

Andrea Remer & Lisa Halsema, cofounders of Special Hands School of Arts. . "Special Hands School of Arts: Our Founding and the Future in Lafayette".  We celebrate the school's first anniversary and discuss the newly-created educational arts program designed for children and young adults who face physical or mental disabilities or have special needs. Hosted by: Steven Riggs

January 8th. 

Ted Luce, Honor Flight Organizer and Lafayette Kiwanis Club Past President (twice). "Lafayette Area Honor Flights".  A review of the past history and glorious future of the Honor Flights program based here locally in the greater Lafayette area. Hosted by: Steven Riggs