President’s Letter – November 18, 2015

President’s Letter – November 18, 2015

A great new program for our club.  Remember to donate if you haven’t by sending an email to Teresa at SBRotaryClub@cox.net and designate you gift “to the Foster Teens Scholarship Program.”  Always remember that you can give a gift to any of our programs at any time and remember to […]

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Rotarian On The Road – New Orleans

Rotarian On The Road – New Orleans

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I visited the Rotary Club of Metairie Sunrise on the north side of New Orleans. It was a small club, but with a lot of fun members! They meet on the 16th floor of a hotel looking out over the skyline of New Orleans, so […]

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Meeting in Review – November 13, 2015

Meeting in Review – November 13, 2015

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara 11-13-15 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Invocation: Peter Buehler Announcement and moment of Silence for our Member Bob Carlson who passed away recently.  He will be missed.  Silence.  I hope you have read the hub or the Obituary in the […]

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President’s Letter – November 11, 2015

President’s Letter – November 11, 2015

What a wonderful celebration at the Rotary club meeting on November, 6, 2015.  We were a treated to stories from our veterans who were present.  Many stories were funny, such as, obtaining needed supplies should be left up to your clerk, not by going through order forms and the “way […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Key West

Rotarian On The Road – Key West

Fellow Rotarians, The past few months I’ve been vagabonding through mountains daydreaming of lounging on the warm beaches in Key West.  This past week I finally reached my destination in South Florida. I drove the Overseas Highway and camped in the Middle Keys a few nights. Thursday morning I woke […]

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Meeting in Review – November 10, 2015

Meeting in Review – November 10, 2015

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara 11-6-15 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara and our Veteran’s Day Celebration Invocation:     Marlene King In honor of our celebration I would invite everyone to stand as we welcome the Vandenberg Air Force Base Honor Guard for the presentation of the […]

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Meeting in Review – October 30, 2015

Meeting in Review – October 30, 2015

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara 10-30-15 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms: Steve Petersen Invocation: Dan Aldrich SONG: Money Makes the World Go Round led by Kathleen Blake Pledge: Cynder Sinclair Visiting Rotarians (Sergeant At Arms): Kirk 49% Greene Jenna Driscoll –Roteract Kim […]

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President’s Letter – October 28, 2015

President’s Letter – October 28, 2015

The Santa Barbara History for today is Gaspar de Portolá. Gaspar de Portolá was a soldier and explorer, governor of Las Californias and first Governor of Alta California.  He was born in Os de Balaguer, Spain on January 1, 1716 and died in Spain 1786. He volunteered to lead a […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Charlotte

Rotarian On The Road – Charlotte

Fellow Rotarians, Last week I attended the Rotary Club of Charlotte West in North Carolina. I had a great lunch with 15 members and the District Governor staff in a quaint bed and breakfast on the west side of town. The members were very interesting and the club focuses on […]

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Meeting in Review – October 23, 2015

Meeting in Review – October 23, 2015

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara 10-23-15 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms: Steve Petersen Invocation: Jim Stretchberry Song: It’s A Small World led by Paul Zink Pedge:  Gretchen Falvo Visiting Rotarians: Kirk 49% Greene Harlan Green – Montecito Guests: Nickki Ramirez – Guest […]

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