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Please Welcome Rick Catlett, Gator Bowl Association

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Lunch Begins at Noon ~ Meeting Begins at 12:30 pm
 Rick Catlett has resided in Jacksonville since the age of two. Over the past 25 years, Rick has held three jobs. He spent eleven and a half years as a Senior Administrative Aide under two different mayors. Then for three years, he was the Executive Vice President of Touchdown Jacksonville, which was the ownership group that acquired the Jacksonville Jaguars. For the past eleven years, he has served as the President of the Gator Bowl Association.
During his tenure at the Gator Bowl, Rick was elected and continues to serve on the Executive Committee of the Football Bowl Association. He served as the Chairman for two consecutive years in 2000 and 2001.
Rick has served on numerous Boards and Commissions during his professional career including the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, the Boys and Girls Clubs and is currently on the Board of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and Revive the Pride for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Come and join your fellow Rotary members for an evening of Holiday tradition with a special performance of A Christmas Carole  at the new Alhambra Dinner Theatre.  Ticket prices are $100 each, $150 per couple, $40 for children 16 years of age and under. 

Members are purchasing tickets at a brisk rate and including their friends and neighbors.  Tickets are available for sale to anyone you would like to bring...maybe an office staff party idea or a potential member of Rotary.  Please designate your table and let us know if you would like to purchase multiple tables so we can seat all parties together.

Corporate sponsorships are available ~ please contact Jason Burnet at 904-596-0284 or

Board Action

The following candidate has been approved by the Board for your consideration into membership of the club:
Ron Patrick, sponsor is PP Lee Mercier and the proposed classification is Financial Advisor.  
Anyone having an objection, please submit it in writing to the Board within ten (10) days. 

Member News

The Financial News and Daily Record made mention of Dr. George Armstrong, as President of Family Support Services, receiving a $100K donation from the Neviaser Charitable Foundation.
The page with mention of Dr. Armstrong can be found at

Also, there is an article from the Duval County School System e-newsletter related to one of our donations to the community this past year;  Sandra Kessler's church received the grant to help Arlington Elementary School.