Speaker Date Topic
Club Assembly Jul 18, 2018
Host: Happie Datt, Rotary Club President
Jayson Kaus-Financial Advisor Wells Fargo Jul 25, 2018
Protecting Against Elder Financial Abuse
 Protecting Against Elder Financial Abuse

How to protect against elder financial abuse? 

With the aging US population, older Americans lose billions of dollars each year to financial victimizers.  Jayson and Rick will discuss the issues and steps to reduce risk.  Attorney Rick Lesser has over 40 years of  Estate Planning experience and Jayson Kaus has worked for over 25 years as a wealth manager and Certified Financial Planner.  They are looking forward to a lively discussion at Rotary!


Host: Jayson Kaus
Robert H. Jordan, Jr., Ph.D. Anchor/Reporter, WGN Aug 01, 2018
Preserving and Protecting the Family Legacy
Preserving and Protecting the Family Legacy

Robert H. Jordan, Jr., is a retired anchor for WGN-TV's News at Nine. Jordan’s journalism career has spanned over 40 years and has showcased his exceptional writing and verbal communication skills. Jordan recently published his first book, entitled, “Murder in The News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime.”

Jordan earned his undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University, a master’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from Loyola University in Chicago.

Jordan, who served in the United States Army as a surgical assistant, began his broadcast adventure in 1970 at WSM-TV in Nashville, Tenn. In 1973, he began work at WGN-TV, in Chicago, as a general assignment reporter and an anchor for the One O’clock News. In 1978, Jordan left WGN for a network position at CBS News. There, he covered stories for the nightly news with Walter Cronkite until 1980 when he returned to his WGN home. 

Twenty-five years ago, Jordan opened his own video production company, Jordan & Jordan Communications, Inc., which specializes in producing family video biographies for distinctive families across the United States. Jordan will discuss how this trend in legacy preservation is helping families from all social strata.

Host: Ann Trandai

Ron Arden, Executive Director-Lake County Symphony Aug 08, 2018
Host: Bob Kenehan
Host: Bob Kenehan

Ron Arden received his musical training at Butler University in Indianapolis, a Masters from the
University of Nebraska in viola performance, and did doctoral work at the University of Houston
in voice and viola. A “renaissance man” in the truest sense, for over 30 years he has performed,
taught, and conducted as an artist of the first rank.

Maestro Arden was music director/conductor of the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra in Lake
Forest/Lake Bluff, Illinois until 2014. He and his wife toured the country for over 25 years and currently Ron is executive director and conductor of the Lake County Symphony Orchestra, a self-run, self-governed non-for profit orchestra combining both professional musicians and community musician enthusiasts from Milwaukee to Chicago.

Julie Clark, District Governor Aug 15, 2018
Host: Happie Datt, Rotary Club President Club Assembly
Host: Happie Datt, Rotary Club President Club Assembly
TBA Aug 22, 2018
Host: Bob Kiely
John Mariani, PLA, Founding Principal LANDSERVE Aug 29, 2018
"Landscapes for Life" Saving Our Natural Heritage
"Landscapes for Life" Saving Our Natural Heritage

John Mariani PLA, ASLA grew up working in both the landscape contracting and nursery business for his grandfather, and in
the maintenance field with his father. He earned valuable practical experiences. John later brought his design
and marketing skills garnered at the University of Illinois to the table: instituting the professional image
that launched Mariani Landscape from very modest beginnings as a lawn mowing service in 1958 to the
top 100 powerhouse company it is today.

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
TBA Nov 28, 2018
Host: Carl Marcyan
Lake Forest High School Madrigal Singers Dec 05, 2018
Host: Zhuming Smith
Host: Zhuming Smith
TBA Dec 12, 2018
Host: Tom Marks
TBA Dec 19, 2018
Host: TBD
Christmas Dec 26, 2018
No Meeting This Week
No Meeting This Week
TBA Jan 02, 2019
Host: Vacant