Speaker Date Topic
Bill Bucklew May 30, 2018
I walked 3,000 miles to fight Parkinson's Disease
I walked 3,000 miles to fight Parkinson's Disease

Despite his diagnosis of early-onset Parkinson’s disease at age 43, Bill Bucklew walked nearly 3,000 miles across America to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Eight states, 67 days, several animal attacks and many pairs of shoes later, he joins us to talk about the experience:



Host: John Hancir

Peter Gordon, Dir of Land Management and Ops, LFOL Jun 06, 2018
Tree Ecology
Tree Ecology

Peter Gordon, Director of Land Management and Operations, Lake Forest Open Lands and the former Lake Forest City Forester will speak about tree ecology and the sensory community behavior of trees.

Host:Ron Hirasawa

TBA Jun 13, 2018
Host: Drew Irvin
TBA Jun 20, 2018
Host: Fred Jackson
Robert W. Patin Jun 27, 2018
The Discipline of Resiliency
The Discipline of Resiliency

In this presentation, Bob, explores the concept of resiliency in both individuals and organizations, despite sometimes horrible and traumatic circumstances, both individuals and organizations can return to levels of equilibrium, and, importantly for many, also use the learnings in the situations as platforms to rise higher and go further.

The key to resiliency for both individuals and organizations is a set of habits that anyone or any organization can learn through practice and action.  Bob will explore both the habits and the behavior necessary to create and sustain personal and organizational resiliency.

Bob Patin is the Founder of The Bottom Line Club, Inc., consultants specializing in executive coaching and talent management, including succession planning, development plans and performance management. He has clients ranging from large to medium sized business as well as both corporate owned and family owned businesses.The firm also creates and performs customized business presentations on talent management for businesses and associations. All consulting and speakers fees are donated to charity. He is also the retired Chief Executive Officer of CNA Life and Group Benefits Companies, among the top 50 life and group insurance companies in the United States. Prior to joining CNA Bob served as Chairman and CEO of Washington National Corporation, a public insurance holding company where he led the company to ten consecutive years of improved operating and net income prior to the company being sold.  

Bob also served as President of Insurance Operations for GE Capital Corporation and Managing Partner of the consulting company, The Harbor Group.  

Bob has served as a Board member of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management-Northwestern University, the Muskingum University Board of Trustees and its Executive Committee, and National-Louis University. He has served also on numerous corporate and non-profit Boards including The Wilds and Junior Achievement. He is a graduate of Muskingum University (Ohio).

Host: Russ Clark

Independence Day Jul 04, 2018
No Meeting This Week
No Meeting This Week
Changing of the Guard - Evening Event Jul 11, 2018
7PM, American Legion Hall, 801 N. McKinley Rd, Lake Forest
7PM, American Legion Hall, 801 N. McKinley Rd, Lake Forest
Club Assembly Jul 18, 2018
Host: Happie Datt, Rotary Club President
TBA Jul 25, 2018
Host: Jayson Kaus
TBA Aug 01, 2018
Host: Jerry Kelly
TBA Aug 08, 2018
Host: Bob Kenehan
TBA Aug 15, 2018
Host: Cliff Kiehl
TBA Aug 22, 2018
Host: Bob Kiely
TBA Aug 29, 2018
Host: Bob Kinnucan
TBA Sep 05, 2018
Host: Larry Kuhl
TBA Sep 12, 2018
Host: Tim Larkowski
TBA Sep 19, 2018
Host: Dick Janson
TBA Sep 26, 2018
Host: Catherine Lemmer
Club Assembly Oct 03, 2018
Host: Happie Datt, Rotary Club President
TBA Oct 10, 2018
Host: Rick Lesser
TBA Oct 17, 2018
Host: Art Lewis
TBA Oct 24, 2018
Host: Doris Lim
TBA Oct 31, 2018
Host: John Looby
TBA Nov 07, 2018
Host: Kevin Looby
TBA Nov 14, 2018
Host: John Manierre
Thanksgiving Nov 21, 2018
No Meeting This Week
No Meeting This Week