President’s Letter – January 23, 2019

President’s Letter – January 23, 2019

Dear Fellow Rotarians, Unfortunately, President Mike was out sick at our last meeting. It was my privilege to do double duty serving as president pro tempore in his absence, and as our speaker and tour guide. This week we had the opportunity to hold our meeting at the new facility […]

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President’s Letter – January 2019

President’s Letter – January 2019

At today’s meeting, Paul Musgrove got us started with the Flag Salute and Davis Darnall provided a thoughtful invocation that was about rebuilding and hope for the future as we remember the horrible Montecito debris flow that occurred one year ago. Our song of Mr. Ed was in tribute to […]

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President’s Letter – January 8, 2019

President’s Letter – January 8, 2019

Our first Rotary meeting of 2019 proudly began with Carlos Cortez leading us in the flag salute. Bill Dutton followed with a respectful invocation reminding us to think of rotary principals as we go about our daily lives. We actually made it through the song and rather enjoyed hearing John […]

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President’s Letter – December 18, 2018

President’s Letter – December 18, 2018

Our meeting began with a dignified flag salute led by Don Jack and an inspirational invocation provided by Dan Aldrich. As a tribute to our speaker, we proceeded to sing the theme song to Green Acres, which brought back fond memories from our youth. You can bet we will be […]

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TV Spotlight On 100 Years Of Rotary

TV Spotlight On 100 Years Of Rotary

On a recent December TV taping, that will be shown in February in Santa Barbara (Cox Cable), Past District Governor Wade Normura interviewed our Club’s Past Presidents George Goodall and Bill Dutton about the club’s recent celebration of our 100th Anniversary and it’s history. Some of the highlights included that […]

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President’s Letter – December 11, 2018

President’s Letter – December 11, 2018

This year we thought we would try something different. Rather than celebrate the Holidays with another party we gathered at the Municipal Golf Course and climbed into the Santa Barbara Trolley to tour the Christmas lights. With a little help from the hot chocolate and other fine beverages we were […]

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President’s Letter – November 21, 2018

President’s Letter – November 21, 2018

Another wild meeting got started with Kathleen Blake proudly leading the Flag Salute and Teresa Thornburgh providing a thought provoking invocation.  The song Hakuna Matata was very appropriate considering the speaker and we made it through without gonging ourselves.  Feeling somewhat inspired, yours truly handed out multiple fines with worthy […]

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President’s Letter – November 13, 2018

President’s Letter – November 13, 2018

We had a great start to the meeting with Bob Fatch leading the Flag Salute and Kathleen Blake providing the Invocation and a moment of silence for all those affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California, the shooting in Thousand Oaks and Woolsey Fire heading towards Malibu. Then the […]

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President’s Letter – October 30, 2018

President’s Letter – October 30, 2018

A big thank you to Robert Dibley for identifying the misplacement of our flag while leading the salute and Bill Dutton for providing the invocation. Our song was fiercely gonged after we again proved how poor of a singing group we are. At least we understand that for the benefit […]

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President’s Letter – October 24, 2018

President’s Letter – October 24, 2018

Gala Event What an amazing event this past Saturday night!  The 100-year Gala Party was a phenomenal success!  In attendance were many members, former members and guests along with a few dignitaries. The evening began with friendly conversation and cocktails on the patio.  With perfect weather and nice company this […]

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