Our Latest News

 
Our program for the evening was presented by Dr.  Edward Ishiguro called "What we have learned from the Human Genome".  Dr. Ishiguro came to us from the U-Vic Speakers Bureau.  The presentation was fascinating to everyone!  Thank you Dr. Ishiguro for sharing your knowledge on a very interesting subject.  President Jack Gallop is pictured thanking Dr. Ishiguro and presenting him with a Certificate for ten polio vaccines in his name.
 
Dr. Robert Gifford is Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria.   His main research interests are environmental psychology.  He has worked on nonverbal behavior and on climate change behavior barriers.  Dr. Gifford is an accomplished author.  Dr. Gifford's topic this evening was titled "The Dragons of Inaction - Why good intentions often do not lead to action and 7 ways to fix that."   For further information, please visit the website dragonsofinaction.com and diagnose your own fearsome dragons!  Thank you Dr. Gifford for a very interesting presentation!  
 
Pictured below is club President, Jack Gallop and Dr. Robert Gifford.
 

 

Our speaker this evening was George Klukowski, Executive Director of the Phoenix Human Services Association.  George spoke to our members about the services provided by Phoenix which include Community Living Services, Family and Children's Services as well as Mental Health Services.  They are a Not-for-Profit organization providing services to more than 1,000 children, youth, adults, parents, caregivers and families each year,  For further information, please visit their website at www.phoenixhumanservices.org .  Pictured below is George being thanked for his excellent presentation by President Jack.