Meeting in Review – September 25, 2015

Meeting in Review – September 25, 2015

Rotary Meeting Agenda September 25, 2015 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms:   Randy Figgi8ns Invocation:  Dan Aldrich SONG:  Oscar Meyer Weiner led by Paul Zink Pledge:  –  Kirk Greene Visiting Rotarians (Sergeant At Arms): 1. Daniil our City College student from Russia 2. […]

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President’s Letter – September 22, 2015

President’s Letter – September 22, 2015

Fellow Rotarians, Many events have happened since our last regular meeting.  The Group 8 Event at the Polo Grounds Sunday September 13 was a big success.  For Kirk and I it was our first time watching Polo.  Very interesting.  We mingled with many Rotarians from other Group 8 clubs plus […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Montana

Rotarian On The Road – Montana

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I’ve continued my way east and I took a break in Glacier National Park. One day I drove north into Canada to see the Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton. While walking around the property I passed a plaque and doubled back when I saw […]

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President’s Letter – September 15, 2015

President’s Letter – September 15, 2015

The Santa Barbara History for today is that in 1602 Sebastian Vizcaino was searching for safe harbors for trade ship from Spain.  On December 4, 1602 he gave the name Santa Barbara to an island and the channel.  Later in his voyage he went on to name San Diego, San […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Cour d’Alene

Rotarian On The Road – Cour d’Alene

I woke up early on September 8th to attend the Cour d’Alene Sunrise Rotary Club meeting.  During my drive downtown I worried, “Wait…did I cross into Mountain Time yesterday?  Oh no…”  Google said that Idaho was on Mountain time, but my cell phone hadn’t changed yet.  Oh well, I was […]

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Meeting in Review – September 11, 2015

Meeting in Review – September 11, 2015

Rotary Meeting – September 11, 2015 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms: Steve Petersen Invocation: Peter Buehler SONG: God Bless America led by Paul Zink Pledge: David Gibbs Visiting Rotarians 1. District Governor Jim Bell from Bakersfield 2. District Governor Elect Nick Frankle […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Seattle

Rotarian On The Road – Seattle

Fellow Rotarians, I have had a great summer touring around the Western United States in my van.  I’m in the Pacific Northwest now, making a wide turn east to drive to the Midwest to visit family.  I will be stopping along the way to do Rotary make-up meetings and will […]

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President’s Letter – September 8, 2015

President’s Letter – September 8, 2015

The Santa Barbara Historical Street name of the day is Yannoali, Chief of one of the largest Chumash villages.  He perhaps also had authority over as many as 12 villages.  He was friendly with the Spanish and aided them in building the presidio.  He was one of the last to […]

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Meeting in Review – September 4, 2015

Meeting in Review – September 4, 2015

Rotary Meeting September 4, 2015 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms: Steve Peterson Invocation: Todd McGinley Song: Home on the Range, led by Paul Zink Pledge: Dick Salogga Visiting Rotarians: 1. Daniil Samokhvalov Guests: 1. Pam Otto, Bob Hansen’s guest 2. Dean Axelrod […]

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Meeting in Review – August 28, 2015

Meeting in Review – August 28, 2015

Rotary Meeting – August 21, 2015 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara Sergeant at Arms: Steve Peteren Invocation: Jo Ann Mermis SONG: Happy Days are Here Again led by Paul Zink Pledge: Jennifer LeMert Visiting Rotarians: 1. Harlan Green, Montecito 2. Jenna Driscoll, Rotaract Guests: 1. […]

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