Rotary Club of Arlington (North)

Speaker Date Topic
No Noon Meeting - Columbus Day Flags Oct 14, 2019
Club Assembly Oct 21, 2019
Larry Brogdon Oct 28, 2019
How the Barnett Shale Changed the World
How the Barnett Shale Changed the World

The Barnett Shale Play located in the Fort Worth Basin kickstarted an unconventional energy revolution that transformed America from a net importer of oil and gas to a net exporter.  The economic benefit to the American Consumer is the lowest energy cost in the world stimulating todays domestic economy.  Politically, OPEC can no longer hold the U.S. hostage to oil curtailment to raise the price.  American ingenuity spurred by competition has changed the world.

McKinzie Flynn Smith Nov 04, 2019
the new Dickies Arena in Fort Worth
the new Dickies Arena in Fort Worth
Larry Martin Dec 16, 2019
"What You Need to Know Before You Marry ... Again"
 "What You Need to Know Before You Marry ... Again"

When people think about getting married, few realize that they may be entering into the largest economic transaction of their lives with very little knowledge of how the “deal” - from a legal standpoint - is structured. And years later when they learn what the law is, what it says and what it means to them, they are stunned.

According to family law attorney Larry Martin, who specializes in family law and focuses or legally and financially complex cases, anyone who owns a business, starts a business or acquires a business or financial assets before or after they get married may be in for a rude awakening should they divorce.

In his talk, “What You Need to Know Before You Marry – Again,” Larry will share with your members:

  • How Texas considers marriage to be similar to a partnership in many respects
  • The differences between community and separate property

How having a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can actually benefit both partners in a marriage