President’s Letter – May 10, 2017

President’s Letter – May 10, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarian, A wonderful time was had by all at the UCSB Gaucho’s game last Friday.  We enjoyed an inspiring win over UC Davis, 6-3, followed by a delicious BBQ in the parking lot.  Thank you to all who came out to encourage our University team, and thank you to Steve Petersen for […]

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Rotarian on the Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Rotarian on the Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Fellow Rotarians, I spent the past weekend in Washington DC, my first domestic destination after returning from South America. I camped with my 3 teammates for RAAM 2017 and we trained and planned for our cross country bike race. We’ll be riding in the 3,000 mile Race Across America bicycle […]

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President’s Letter – May 4, 2017

President’s Letter – May 4, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Please excuse the delay in our weekly communication.  We are DARK this Friday and will have a sports day with the UCSB baseball game. Rotary Day at the Ballgame! May 05, 2017 – May 05, 2017 Harder Stadium Building 580 UCSB Stadium Road Santa Barbara, CA 93106 […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Bike Tour 2017

Rotarian on the Road – Bike Tour 2017

Fellow Rotarians, Last week my friend Ryan and I wrapped up our 2017 South American bicycle tour. We flew from the End Of The World to Buenos Aires, Argentina and took a boat to Uruguay and spent a few days riding back to Buenos Aires. Uruguay really is one of […]

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President’s Letter – April 25, 2017

President’s Letter – April 25, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, I was disappointed to miss last week as I was traveling to Germany and Israel for a few days of teaching and meetings.  Frank Williams sent me an excellent summary of this fascinating speaker: Jill Seltzer, the Managing Director of the Ensemble Theatre Company, gave a provocative […]

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Rotarian on the Road – The End Of The World

Rotarian on the Road – The End Of The World

Fellow Rotarians, This past week my friend and I visited Ushuaia, Argentina, commonly referred to as “The End Of The World”. Ushuaia is on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago and is one of the southernmost cities in the world. It is also the southern terminus of the Pan-American Highway spanning […]

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President’s Letter – April 19, 2017

President’s Letter – April 19, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Last Friday, Dr. Charles Fenzi presented us with an informative insight into “Caring for Low Income Families in our Community”.  This was a very powerful message about our Neighborhood Clinics and the essential services they provide.  In one year, 20,000 patients were seen for 70,896 medical, dental […]

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President’s Letter – April 12, 2017

President’s Letter – April 12, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, What a wonderful presentation from another Santa Barbara jewel, Roger Durling.  As the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Film Festival, Roger has truly done an amazing job.  At the last film festival, Roger was responsible for bringing 90,000 people to SB.  He has put us on […]

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Rotarian on the Road – El Chaltén

Rotarian on the Road – El Chaltén

Fellow Rotarians, This past week Ryan and I spent a few days in El Chaltén, arguably the climbing, trekking, and dirtbag capital of Argentina, if not the world. The iconic peaks of Cerro Torre and Cerro Fitz Roy have been emblazoned in outdoor enthusiasts minds for years and are even […]

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President’s Letter – April 5, 2017

President’s Letter – April 5, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, It is so nice to be home and a delight to be with our Rotary family.  Last Friday we had an interesting presentation by Dr. David Newton about his new book “The Misguided History of American Taxes”.  Dr. Newton’s knowledgeable perspective of taxes covering the entire span […]

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