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Oct 15, 2019

A Discussion about the Backline Accelerator Program

Rotarian Jamie Reeve interviewed Glenn Kleiman, Executive Director of 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, and Backline Artist, Klassik. Backline is 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s program fostering and launching local musician’s careers.  It is a 12-week accelerator for area...


Oct 8, 2019

CBD in Wisconsin: The Wild (Mid)West

Dennis is the CEO and Co-Owner of WI Hemp Scientific. The purpose of Dennis’ presentation was to give Rotary Members a brief consumers guide to CBD, focusing particularly on the current state of the CBD industry.  With hemp and CBD being so new to Wisconsin, Dennis explained why...


Oct 1, 2019

Presidential Politics and US Nuclear Policy

With the departure of former National Security Advisor John Bolton, a new space has opened for policy towards Iran and North Korea. As the Democratic presidential campaign intensifies, candidates are jockeying to present their own, alternative national security...


Sep 24, 2019

Wisconsin’s dairy farmers are facing a brutal environment with price of milk down nearly 40 percent and farms closing by the dozens. Wisconsin lost nearly 700 farms in 2018 alone – nearly two a day. Rick Barrett, a reporter with years of experience covering the industry for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, joined...


Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Steven Dykstra, licensed psychologist and director of the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division children’s mobile crisis team, discussed into national trends related to youth suicide and mental health.We learned how technology and social media have changed the way young people communicate, interact...