Kearney Rotary Group Hosts Protective Detail Speakers


      The Kearney on the Bricks Rotary Club was founded inApril of 2008 to outreach to young professionals and those that the traditionalservice 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 onTuesdays 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 whohave experience working with local, state, and federal dignitaries as a part ofthe protective detail. Trooper Jason Stahl and Sergeant Dave Hayes, of theNebraska 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 differentagencies who provide that protection and the type of training they receive, howto become involved with Executive Protection, as well as how we protect others, and how our methods have adapted as the worldchanges.

      On January 15 the club will host first lady Sally Ganem.A former principal, the first lady of Nebraska is involved in "Mothers AgainstDrunk Driving" and "Keeping Children Alcohol Free."

      She is a strong advocate ofchildhood literacy and serves as co-chair of the children's literacy organization, "Reading is Fundamental." Ganem will share her perspective onthe 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 otherprograms visit www.kearneyonthebricks.orgor