Rotarian on the Road – Adventure Dependency Disorder

Rotarian on the Road – Adventure Dependency Disorder

Fellow Rotarians, I have a confession to make, I have a severe case of ADD, Adventure Dependency Disorder. Yes, it’s self diagnosed, and yes, I made it up, but I think it pretty much sums up my life over the past few years! If you need a quick break from […]

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2017 Fiesta Party

2017 Fiesta Party

Please REGISTER and join the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara for our annual Fiesta Parade Celebration! Enjoy a Fiesta buffet, margaritas and…fellowship! There will be a reserved area for watching the parade! If you have any questions, contact: Mike Bieza 568-5551 or mbieza@ppbi.com Cost: $30.00 per person 2017 Rotary Fiesta […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Work

Rotarian On The Road – Work

Fellow Rotarians, My weekly dispatches from the road typically involve my adventures in living free, but contrary to popular belief, or at least to contrary to what my mom believes, I actually do work. I manage the online marketing for two companies and the freelance nature of my projects allows […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Rio Grande Gorge

Rotarian on the Road – Rio Grande Gorge

Fellow Rotarians, It’s been a nice change of pace to go from the two wheels of a bicycle to the 4 wheels of my van. Tantor doesn’t have air conditioning though so I’m still struggling through the summer heat, and while it’s definitely faster, my 4 speed, 4 cylinder behemoth […]

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Rotarian on the Road – 3000 Mile Bicycle Race

Rotarian on the Road – 3000 Mile Bicycle Race

Fellow Rotarians, Last week was a tough, but incredibly rewarding experience. The 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure team left Oceanside, CA on June 17th pulled constant shifts on bicycles to pedal 3,070 miles to Annapolis, MD. We finished the cross country bicycle race in 7 days, 4 […]

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President’s Letter – June 29, 2017

President’s Letter – June 29, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, This is my final president’s letter.  What a wonderful honor it has been to be president this past year!  The encouragement, support and dedication of Santa Barbara Rotary have been a blessing and encouragement.  I look forward to many years of membership and partnership in the wonderful […]

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President’s Letter – June 15, 2017

President’s Letter – June 15, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians: We had another great Friday with past-president Bill Dutton directing (president 2007). Das Williams was a good speaker who seemed to keep the interest of the members and generate many questions. Bill mentioned our next Guatemala trip, which we will continue to promote in the coming months. […]

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Rotarian On The Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Rotarian On The Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Fellow Rotarians, This Saturday my team, 4 Dudes Racing 3000 Miles To A Cure, will set out on a 3,070 mile bicycle race from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland. Race Across America is known as the “World’s Toughest Bicycle Race” and even with a relay team of 4 riders we […]

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President’s Letter – June 8, 2017

President’s Letter – June 8, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, What a fabulous Friday we had last week with new coach JOE PASTERNACK of the UCSB basketball team.  We are fortunate to have such a focused and purposeful man  as a coach- ‘Go Gauchos’.  It was truly an honest and inspiring presentation. Please excuse my absence this […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Race Across America

Rotarian On The Road – Race Across America

Fellow Rotarians, Thank you for the opportunity to share my story about bicycle touring around South America and my upcoming Race Across America bicycle race. I enjoyed seeing everyone at the lunch meeting and spending some time at the Social Hour laughing and sharing stories from the past few months. […]

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