700 John Ringling Blvd.
Upcoming Economics Club Meetings:
March 12, 8 AM - Our speaker will be Ms. Christine Robinson. Christine has served as County Commissioner for Sarasota County, and she is now Executive Director of the local Argus Foundation. Her topic will be: “The Economy of Sarasota, and How the Argus Foundation is Working to Improve It”.
Meeting details: We assemble at 8 AM for continental breakfast, with presentations starting about 8:30 AM, followed by Q & A. Location: the private dining room at Plymouth Harbor, 700 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota. Cost is $7.- per person.
March 14, noon - Our member Lisa Markham is hosting an interesting luncheon, March 14th, at the Bird Key Yacht Club, and you are invited to attend. The luncheon speaker is Mr. Adam Andrzejewski, CEO and Founder of OpenTheBooks.com. The presentation is “The Transparency Revolution: How Posting All Public Spending Online Can Transform U.S. Public Policy”. The cost to attend this event is $27 per person. If you wish to attend, just send me an email to reserve a seat. You will be able to pay BKYC by credit card at the event. For additional information, contact Lisa Markham at: Lisa_Markham@Hotmail.com.
March 26, 8 AM - Our speaker will be Mr. Earnest “Doc” Werlin. Doc had a successful career on Wall Street, and he now writes a regular economics column in the Herald-Tribune. His topic will be: “Ripley’s Believe it or Not: America is the World’s Largest Oil Producer.”
April 16 - Our speaker will be Ms. Alejandra Grindal, Senior International Economist for Ned Davis Research, based in Venice. She will be speaking on one of her special priority topics: “Demographic Forces and Trends”.
April 23 - Our speaker will be Ms. Veronica Rau. (Veronica’s late husband, Bill, led this club for years.) She has 18 years experience marketing medical products to Asia Pacific. Her topic will be: “China: Current Situation and Prospects”.