Bruce Levine is a member of the board of the Maryland Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation which is dedicated to returning the American Chestnut to its place in the forests of the eastern United States. He is currently a second career PhD candidate in plant sciences at the University of Maryland where he studies the interactions between plants and pathogens.
The Kashmir conflict is a territorial conflict primarily between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir region. The conflict started after the partition of India in 1947 as a dispute over the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir and escalated into three wars between India and Pakistan and several other armed skirmishes. China has also been involved in the conflict in a third-party role. Club Member Bob Sonawane gave his perspective on the conflict at last week’s meeting.
The second presentation was by Victoria Feldman, who discussed the Glenstone Museum in Potomac. After the meeting she took a group of us on a tour of the museum and we had a great time (and got a new appreciation of modern art).
Dr. Anilkumar Latey ,Rotarian & Past President of The Rotary Club of Downtown Poona, India made a presentation highlighting their club’s past and current projects including the history of Rotary Clubs in India. Dr. Latey has been involved with several water projects in partnership with our club and other local and international organizations.