Noon Rotary Club Adds Three New Members

Terri Kindberg, Lee Magneson and Dawn Samuelson recently joined as members of the Jamestown Noon Rotary Club.

Born in Jamestown, Mrs. Kindberg is the executive director of the Chautauqua County Children’s Safety Village. A former nurse, Mrs. Kindberg worked at WCA Hospital and at Jamestown Pediatric Associates before assuming her current position. She coaches Upwards Basketball and attends Bemus Point Methodist Church with her husband Gary and four children. The Bemus Point resident attended Falconer High School and Jamestown Community College.

The Rev. Lee Magneson is the pastor of Christ Lutheran Church, Bemus Point, moving to the area in September 2011. Ordained in 1975 at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Magneson served two congregations in Ohio before accepting a call in Jacksonville, Fla. The new Rotarian grew up in the Southwest before moving to Port Huron, Michigan, where he married his high school sweetheart and raised two children. Later a widower, Magneson married his present wife, Chari Stanley-Leitch, in January 2011 and moved to the area to serve the Christ Lutheran Church.

Dawn Samuelson is the owner of Grandview Farm in Bemus Point where she works as a behavior specialist. She is a co-owner of “Beyond the Reins” equine assisted psychotherapy and is a national clinician specializing in problem horse training. The mother of two children, Mrs. Samuelson is a graduate of Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. Mrs. Samuelson is a volunteer Bemus Point firefighter and sits on the board of directors of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Transplant Unit.

The Jamestown Noon Rotary Club meets at noon Mondays each week in the banquet room of the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. For more information, call interested persons may call 661-1680.