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Album Name: Guest Speakers 2010-2011 Return to Albums
Album Date: Jul 6, 2010
Description: Photo collection of Mobile-West Rotary's guest speakers and associated Rotarians for 2010-2011.
(click an image to enlarge and start a slide show)
Mr. Scott Wright, Incoming Director of Mobile Opera
Topic: The Mobile Opera

Mr. Wright gave a great presentation on the history of The Mobile Opera and how contemporary opera has become. He urged everyone to give Molly Smart, club President, presents the symbolic Rotary pen to our guest speaker Mr. Scott Wright. Rotary club member, Joe Girard, who is also a member of the Mobile Opera Board of Director, with guest speaker Mr. Scott Wright. Joe was instrumental in having Mr. Wright as our guest speaker. Dr. Cowles and guest speaker Frances Coleman, Opinions Editor for the Press Register.

Topic:  The Ups and Downs of the Current Political Arena
Speaker Frances Coleman and club member Mike Mitchell. Mike was responsible for securing Mrs. Coleman as one of our weekly speakers.
Rotarian Ramona Hill thanks Capt. Hurd for speaking with Mobile-West about the University of South Alabama's Army ROTC program. Mr. Mark Berte, Director of Community Engagement for the Mobile Area Education Foundation was our guest speaker on October 19, 2010. His topic Guest speaker Mark Berte and club member Ramona Hill. Ramona was responsible for recruiting this week's speaker. Rotarian Robin Roberts and members of the GSE Team Mike Mitchell introducing guest speaker Laura Davis Chandler. Ms. Chandler is the new Executive Director for the Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council Region 9.
Mike Mitchell with guest speaker Laura Chandler. Credit has to be extended to Rotarian Ramona Hill who was responsible for securing Ms. Chandler as our guest Speaker for the October 26 meeting. Ms. Carmen Brown, long time radio personality and jazz connoisser, was the guest speaker at the January 11, 2011, meeting. Ms. Brown is seen with West Mobile Rotary president Molly Smart. Guest speaker John Moses with Mobile West Rotary Club member Robin Roberts. Mr. Moses gave an enlighting presentation of the current status of the automobile industry, especially as it pertained to General Motors. John and his wife are owners of Bay Chevrelet. Ms. Carmen Brown going over the history of local performers and their contributions to jazz music. Carmen is well-known and respected in the Gulf Coast Arts/Music scene and is the host of Ms. Brown with long time friend and Rotary member Peter Kerr. Peter was responsible for securing Ms. Brown as our guest speaker.
Mike Mitchell with guest speaker CJ Small, owner of Small's Mortuary. Mr. Small gave an overview presentation of the process involved in helping family make the right decisions in managing funeral arrangements. 
Molly Smart presenting the traditional Rotary pen to CJ Small. This is a token of the club's appreciation for guest speakers who take time out of their busy schedule to speak to our members about community affairs. Eddie Curran, author of The Governor of Goat Hill, was our guest speaker of the week. He gave a well documented Our February 1, 2011, guest speaker was Ms. Anita Archie, Senior Vice President for Intergovernmental Affairs, Advocacy and Communications, and Legal Advisor for the Business Council of Alabama. Cheryl Williams Mobile West Rotary member was responsible for securing Ms.Archie as our weekly speaker.
West Mobile Rotary Club President, Mrs. Molly Smart, presents the traditional Rotary pen to Ms. Anita Archie as a token of the club's appreciation for being our guest speaker on February 1, 2001. Police Chief Jimmie Gardner of the City of Prichard was our weekly guest speaker. Chief Gardner gave an overlook of the current issues facing law inforcement. He also spoke about our youths and what must be done to help these young folks be better citizens. Mobile West Rotary Club President Molly Smart pictured with guest speaker Prichard's Police Chief Jimmie Gardner.