Speaker Date Topic
Blake Hackerson, Newschool Builders Aug 11, 2021
Crafting a Newschool Life in the Valley
Crafting a Newschool Life in the Valley

Blake grew up in the Valley. He will be talking about the construction industry, how he founded a thriving, high-end residential construction business, and how he overcame a challenging youth with Valley community (including Rotary...) support. He's passionate about craftsmanship, the outdoors, and supporting kids who don't fit into the college-bound track that is often emphasized in high school. Be prepared for a very "real" presentation! You can learn more about Blake at https://newschoolbuilders.com/team.php.

Pete Samson Aug 25, 2021
Vermont Economic Development Authority
Vermont Economic Development Authority

Pete Samson is the Vermont Economic Development Authority's Chief Lending Officer. He'll be sharing VEDA's mission, review their various commercial loan programs, discuss their extensive support of Mad River Valley business, and offer some thoughts on how Rotarians can help VEDA support the Valley's business and farming communities. Learn more at www.veda.org.

Mike Carrier Sep 08, 2021
District Governor Visit, Vision

District 7850 District Governor, Mike Carrier, will spread some Rotary cheer and his vision for the Rotary year ahead.

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