President’s Letter – December 15, 2015

President’s Letter – December 15, 2015

Fellow Rotarians, A fast paced meeting so full of some sadness at the passing of our friends, Dick Smith and Paul Vit and then many happy things.  Our Bell Ringers for the Salvation Army have one more Saturday.  Some of us will be out there alone.  Please contact Michael Gardner […]

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Meeting in Review – December 11, 2015

Meeting in Review – December 11, 2015

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara 12-11-15 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms:  Steve Petersen Invocation: Steve Baker In Memory: A moment of silence was held for our members who have passed, Dick Smith and Paul Vit.  They will be missed. SONG: It’s Beginning […]

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President’s Letter – December 8, 2015

President’s Letter – December 8, 2015

Fellow Rotarians, We will meet this Friday on December 11, 2015 at the Doubletree.  Our Speaker will be Tom Knecht of Westmont College talking about Presidential Politics.  A timely subject don’t miss it. On Saturday December 5th eleven members, and family members met at K-Mart to do our annual Foster […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Prescott, AZ

Rotarian On The Road – Prescott, AZ

Fellow Rotarians, I’ve spent the last two weeks living a life of luxury…warm showers, central heat, and indoor plumbing. I’m getting spoiled! Driving 20,000 miles in the last few months was an epic endeavour and I have parked the van in exchange for spending time with friends and family in […]

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President’s Letter – December 1, 2015

President’s Letter – December 1, 2015

ellow Rotarians, Writing today is with a sad note that our Club has lost two very special people.  Past President Dick Smith made his passing on November 30, 2015 and Paul Vit made his passing on November 25, 2015.  Our community and especially our Club will miss these two wonderful […]

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Rotarian On The Road – 20,000 Miles

Rotarian On The Road – 20,000 Miles

Fellow Rotarians, Last week I returned to Prescott, Arizona to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. In the 5 months since I left to vagabond around the United States I’ve driven 20,000 miles through 26 states. It has been an amazing road trip, but I’m excited to sit […]

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Report from the 2015 West Africa Project Fair in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Report from the 2015 West Africa Project Fair in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Dear fellow Rotarians, We recently returned to Santa Barbara after attending the 10th annual West African Rotary Project Fair in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (aka the Ivory Coast) and believe that you might be interested in hearing about the adventure.  We had previously spent time in Africa both individually and as […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Austin

Rotarian On The Road – Austin

Fellow Rotarians, My final Rotary Club make-up on my “Around The Country” road trip was in Austin, Texas.  I had never visited Austin before and I figured that since I live in a hippie van I need to stop by and help “Keep Austin Weird”. I only stayed for a […]

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President’s Letter – November 24, 2015

President’s Letter – November 24, 2015

Fellow Rotarians, “I” am Thankful for Each of You.  You make the difference in our club and our world. You’ve Made A Difference By Joanna Fuchs As Thanksgiving Day approaches, Our blessings we recall; The things we are most thankful for, We recollect them all. You are really special, In […]

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Meeting in Review – November 20, 2015

Meeting in Review – November 20, 2015

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara 11-20-15 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms: Dean Axelrod Invocation: Michael Lazarovits SONG: Ballad of Jed Clampett led by Paul Zink Pledge: Robert Dibley Visiting Rotarians (Sergeant At Arms): Kirk “49%” Greene from Seattle 4 Daniil Sam from […]

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