Steve Piscitelli is a recognized teacher, author and workshop facilitator. Whether delivering a conference keynote address, facilitating a day-long retreat for employees, or helping students understand the choices they make, Steve draws on his years of classroom and professional development experience to connect with his audience. His publications reflect his belief in the importance of personal responsibility and individual initiative.
His high-energy sessions combine interaction and practicality with music and humor in such a way that participants leave with practical strategies they can begin using immediately.
Steve, a tenured professor, has earned degrees from Jacksonville University , The University of North Florida, and The University of Florida. He has been recognized for his effective teaching style with awards at the school, county and international level. Steve also has served as the Chair of his college's Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
· Author. Steve has written and published eight books. His latest is Choices for College Success (Pearson Education, 2011). He has also written, recorded, and produced two full-length CDs. The most recent release is Find Your Happy Place! (2010).
· Teacher. Steve has three decades of direct (face-to-face) classroom experience. He has taught at the middle school, high school, and college level. As a tenured professor, Steve knows the importance of connecting with the people in front of him.
Aug 16: PP Gary Wilkinson
Aug 18: PE Jim Lanahan
Aug 20: PP Hobart Joost
Aug 16: Linda (Bob) Uible
Aug 18: Gail (Dinkins) Grange
Aug 18: Paul (Joy) Hardaker
Aug 19: Sandy (PP James) Chansler
Aug 15: Doug & Carol Matthews
Aug 17: Ken & Patti Wilson
North Jax: Marcus
Drewa, PP Jerry
Bartram Trail: PP
Downtown: PP Gary
Members joined us
to hear the District
were also our guests.
District Foundation Seminar
Do you remember the day you joined Rotary?
Do you remember the day you became a Rotarian?
Don't forget the District Foundation Seminar, will be held on
Saturday, August 20, at the Thrasher-Horne Center in Orange
Park from 8am-2pm. It will be a highly informative half-day
session that includes continental breakfast and barbecue
lunch. The Club pays the cost and hopes you will attend and
enjoy the program. Ramesh Ferris from India will speak-for
those who missed him at the District Conference this past
May, his story is quite compelling and he is a wonderful
Join your fellow Rotarians from around our district (and there
are 62 clubs in all) and get engaged!
The following candidates have been approved by the Board for your
consideration into membership:
Lauren Hopkins, sponsored
by Bob Massey, Jr. Lauren's
classification is Non-
Greg Anderson, sponsored
by Rick Morales. Greg's
Chris Bouton, sponsored by
Bob Massey, Jr. Chris'
classification is Finance/Banking-Business Development
Anyone having any objections, please submit them in writing to the Board
within ten (10) days.
Tara Wildes will be on a leave of absence through Dec 2011.
After careful consideration and a great deal of discussion, the Board
unanimously decided to suspend our Gingerbread "G9" project. The Board
has tasked the Fund-raising committee (Joel Batten Josh Krehbiel, Mary
Goldsmith) to come up with three new ideas to carry us forward. The Board
has expressed their appreciation to our long standing partners, Ronald McDonald House, HabiJax, and the Jacksonville Historical Society. Your
Board also sincerely thanks all members who have put so much passion
into the project. We look forward to your full support as we move forward to
our next endeavor!
PP Judge Harvey Schlesinger and RADM Byron Fuller have been reelected
to honorary membership for the year 2011-2012.
Pledge & Prayer: PP Vickilynne Gloger
Introductions: PP Mike Darragh
Speaker: DG Clint Dawkins
Future Rotary Events
Aug 20: District Foundation
Nov 4, 5, 6: Blue Angels
100th Anniversary at NAS JAX
Nov 7: Rotary Cub of
Jacksonville hosts a Golf &
Tennis day at Timuquana to
support their Centennial
Nov 25: Salvation Army Bell
Ringing - Publix at 9A &
Martha Bogdan, the CEO of the American Lung Association of the
Southeast, has been appointed to the Florida Bar Citizens Forum. The
forum is an advisory group of 12 citizens who provide feedback on plans
and programs and advise the Bar.
Eight physicians from the Florida Radiation Oncology Group (A.K.A.
FROG) won the highly coveted Patients’ Choice Awards. Our own Doug
Johnson, was among the winners of this very special award. The "FROG"
Docs provide consultation and radiation treatment planning, external beam
therapy, brachytherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, therapeutic radioisotope
administration, research protocol administration and, ongoing care and
follow up for adult and pediatric patients with a variety of malignant and