The Kearney on the Bricks Rotary Club was founded in April of 2008 to outreach to young professionals and those that the traditional service club wasn't for them. Today, the club plays host to UNK students, mangers, and professionals, to name a few.
The club meets weekly, typically on
Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Tru Cafe at 2100 Central Ave.
On January 8 the club will play host to two gentleman who have experience working with local, state, and federal dignitaries as a part of the protective detail. Trooper Jason Stahl and Sergeant Dave Hayes, of the Nebraska State Patrol's Executive Protection Division will share what protecting government officials is like.
They will share an overall history of how federal and state governments recognized the need to start protecting officials, information about the different
agencies who provide that protection and the type of training they receive, how
to become involved with Executive Protection, as well as how we protect others, and how our methods have adapted as the world
On January 15 the club will host first lady Sally Ganem. A former principal, the first lady of Nebraska is involved in "Mothers Against Drunk Driving" and "Keeping Children Alcohol Free."
She is a strong advocate of childhood literacy and serves as co-chair of the children's literacy organization, "Reading is Fundamental." Ganem will share her perspective on the state, the programs she's involved in, and what it means to be a first lady.
The public is invited to these and any Rotary programs, socials, service projects, or fundraisers. To get completed details and other programs visit www.kearneyonthebricks.org or www.fb.com/kearneyonthebricks.