Speaker Date Topic
Todd Dunkelberg, Darek Olson: Your Future Library Mar 31, 2023 7:00 AM
What is going on we ask? Todd answers

Your libraries future: Darek Olsen, one of the architects working on the projects will go over some of the designs.

Todd will start him off with information on the library in general.  

Pat Addabbo, Adaptive Sports Apr 07, 2023 7:00 AM
Adaptive Sports nonprofit presentation

Pat Addabbo joined the OAS team in 2016 after spending six years helping direct programs at the Adaptive Sports Center in Crested Butte, CO and two years serving as Youth and Chapter Services Coordinators with Move United. Pat has a background in outdoor adventure education and has a degree in Outdoor Leadership and History from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC.

Pat Addabbo (he/him)

Executive Director
Oregon Adaptive Sports
Direct: 541-210-5135
Rotary Governor to speak Apr 14, 2023 7:00 AM
Jennifer Chance and Kaitlyn Bertholet Apr 28, 2023 7:00 AM
Local Alzheimer's Association and upcoming fundraiser walk

 local resources available through the Alzheimer's Association as well as share information about this year's Walk in Central Oregon

Kaitlyn Bertholet

Kaitlyn Bertholet is the local manager of the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Central Oregon. Over her past five years with the Alzheimer's Association Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter, Kaitlyn has strived to help individuals and families facing all forms of dementia in navigating their journey by providing essential education, support, and connection with community resources. As a Walk Manager, Kaitlyn now has the honor of amplifying the voices and experiences of those impacted by Alzheimer's and all other dementias - ensuring every person knows that their story matters and they are not alone. 

Kaitlyn's personal and professional experiences have fueled her passion of advocating for those living with dementia and their care partners, connecting families with much needed resources, and reducing stigma of dementia through education. She wholeheartedly believes in the Alzheimer's Association's vision and hopes that you too will be inspired to join in the fight for a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.
Jen Chance

Jen Chance has participated with the Alzheimer’s Association for the past six years as a passionate advocate through a variety of roles. She has years of experience as a Walk participant, team captain, committee member, AIM advocacy participant, and now serves as the Community Engagement Chair for the Central Oregon Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee. Jen’s driving force in helping create a world without Alzheimer’s is in support of her father Jim, who lived with Alzheimer’s and her mom and uncle who served as his full time caregivers, as well as making the stories of millions of others be seen, heard, and supported in their fight against Alzheimer’s.




Ville & Kristen Jokinen May 19, 2023 7:00 AM
2-year biking trip from Alaska to Argentina

In the last seven years, Bend’s Kristen and Ville Jokinen have biked from Alaska to Argentina, from Finland to Croatia, through Spain and, most recently, across both islands of New Zealand.

Throughout their travels and adventures, one theme has emerged — the kindness of people.

It’s a major part of Kristen’s book “Joy Ride: A Bike Odyssey from Alaska to Argentina,” which is set to be released on May 2.