President’s Letter – October 1, 2018

President’s Letter – October 1, 2018

What a fun and informative meeting we had this past week. Clearly, the highlight was watching Matt Nehmer answer five questions about things, events and people that are 100 years old. I loved his answer about Armistice day (11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918). […]

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President’s Letter – September 27, 2018

President’s Letter – September 27, 2018

I want to thank Jim Carberry for stepping in for me this past Friday. I understand he did a splendid job and even shared one of his famous Irish jokes. It must have felt like a throwback meeting with Jim leading us, just like he used to 20 years ago. […]

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President’s Letter – September 11, 2018

President’s Letter – September 11, 2018

Thank you to: – Steve Baker for graciously greeting our members and leading us in the Flag Salute. – Todd McGinley for providing an amusing invocation for anybody who has tried to go on a diet. – Davis for not being gonged as we belted out “Stand By Me” in […]

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District 5240 to Send Immunization Team to India

District 5240 to Send Immunization Team to India

National polio immunization days are scheduled to take place in India on February 3- 4, 2019. Our District 5240 is putting together a team of Rotarians to participate in this activity and you’re invited to join. Even though India was declared to be “polio free” a few years ago by […]

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President’s Letter – August 28, 2018

President’s Letter – August 28, 2018

Many thanks go out to Connie Green for helping with check in as Teresa was playing on a houseboat at Lake Powell.  Christian Orth was very helpful as our Greeter and leading us in the flag salute and Michael Self provided a very nice invocation. Visiting Rotarians were Bernadette Bagley […]

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President’s Letter – August 13, 2018

President’s Letter – August 13, 2018

We had another fun meeting on Friday in Rodney’s. Todd McGinley welcomed us to the meeting and Michael Baker kept it entertaining by doing his wonderful job as Sargent at Arms. Gretchen led us in the Flag Salute and reminded everyone of Social Hour that evening. Steve Petersen invoked us […]

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President’s Letter – July 31, 2018

President’s Letter – July 31, 2018

I call this the getting ready for Fiesta meeting.  We had some fun with cascarones (confetti eggs) and answering questions about things and people 100 years old again.  Bob Fatch is to be commended for greeting our members and leading us in the flag salute but not for cracking a […]

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President’s Letter – July 23, 2018

President’s Letter – July 23, 2018

Ahhh the lazy days of summer are here and the thermometer is rising.  What better reason to have lunch with a bunch of friends in an air-conditioned hotel.  This last Friday while it may be hot outside was very cool inside at our Rotary luncheon.  I want to thank Robert […]

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President’s Letter – July 18, 2018

President’s Letter – July 18, 2018

We enjoyed last week’s meeting at the Santa Barbara Club and I hope none of you had the same experience as Christian Orth who went to the Hilton first then the University Club next and finally found us at the Santa Barbara Club.  Thanks for being persistent Christian and tracking […]

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2018 Fiesta Party

2018 Fiesta Party

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Sorry, we have reached the maximum capacity for our venue and registration is closed. Viva la Fiesta! ———- Please REGISTER and join the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara for our annual Fiesta Parade Celebration! Enjoy a Fiesta buffet, margaritas and…fellowship! There will be a reserved […]

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