Dr. Lori Kepford
Providence Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Thank you to a number of guests today:
  • Lyle Brown-Past Rotary President in Upper Arlington & potential member
  • Stefanie Morrow- prospective member and potential future speaker
  • Morgan Jolliff Mellon- Alpha Group came back to visit
  • Frank Dillenschneider- consummate guest and always welcome
  • Ben Shinaberry-  ACPA joined and had an announcement
Announcements – Happy Birthday this week - Lou Charobee
Polar Bear guarantees a snowy day and we are only 15 days away!  
Ben Shinaberry joined the meeting to share a big Thank You for the contribution to the Arts focused school and the good work they were able to share because of the Dublin AM Rotary donation. Jim Burness shared and introduced Ben.
An interesting and impressive presentation on Equine Therapies by Dr. Lori Kepford
Many different programs are helping many different young people:
Tjeraputic Riding
Equine Assisted Therapy/Counseling 
Equine Assisted Learning
1.  Respect for self and others
2.  Improved Communications and Counseling
3.  Boundary Setting
4.  Empathy towards  others
PTEC  programs
Pony Pals 
Funding Sources are community clubs and organizations, individua donors and the founder herself.