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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Meeting in Review – August 21, 2015

Meeting in Review – August 21, 2015

Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara! Sergeant at Arms:  Bob Fatch Invocation: Justin Fareed SONG:  If I had a Hammer led by Paul Zink Pledge: Michael Gardner Visiting Rotarians:  None Rotarians with Guests 1. Bruce & Sally Hansen, introduced by Bob Hansen 2. Pam Otto introduced […]

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President’s Letter – August 18, 2015

President’s Letter – August 18, 2015

SANTA BARBARA’S  HISTORY WORD FOR THE DAY:  Chapala.  The word has been morphed possibly from other possible words, such as, chapatla in Spanish is where clay pots are made, or Chapalac, a chief who ruled Jalisco, Mexico in 1531.  In that town there is a Lake Chapala.  However the word […]

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Meeting in Review – August 14, 2015

Meeting in Review – August 14, 2015

The Rotary Meeting Agenda August 14, 2015 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara! Invocation:  Pamela Galvin Song: Take Me Out to the Ball Game led by Paul Zink Pledge: Jim Armstrong Visiting Rotarians: 1. Daniil our Russian friend from Vladivostok now attending City College in SB […]

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Meeting in Review – July 31, 2015

Meeting in Review – July 31, 2015

Rotary Meeting – July 31, 2015 Welcome to the most historical Rotary Club in Santa Barbara! Sergeant at Arms:  Steve Petersen Invocation:  Steve Baker SONG:  Anchors Aweigh led by Bob Fatch Pledge:  Steve Brooks Greeter(s):  Michael Baker and Carlos Cortez (our two newest members) Visiting Rotarians (Sergeant At Arms): Jenna […]

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