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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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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