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President’s Letter – December 18, 2018

President’s Letter – December 18, 2018

Our meeting began with a dignified flag salute led by Don Jack and an inspirational invocation provided by Dan Aldrich. As a tribute to our speaker, we proceeded to sing the theme song to Green Acres, which brought back fond memories from our youth. You can bet we will be […]

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TV Spotlight On 100 Years Of Rotary

TV Spotlight On 100 Years Of Rotary

On a recent December TV taping, that will be shown in February in Santa Barbara (Cox Cable), Past District Governor Wade Normura interviewed our Club’s Past Presidents George Goodall and Bill Dutton about the club’s recent celebration of our 100th Anniversary and it’s history. Some of the highlights included that […]

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District 5240 to Send Immunization Team to India

District 5240 to Send Immunization Team to India

National polio immunization days are scheduled to take place in India on February 3- 4, 2019. Our District 5240 is putting together a team of Rotarians to participate in this activity and you’re invited to join. Even though India was declared to be “polio free” a few years ago by […]

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2018 Fiesta Party

2018 Fiesta Party

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Sorry, we have reached the maximum capacity for our venue and registration is closed. Viva la Fiesta! ———- 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 […]

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Michael Gardner – Club President 2017-2018

Michael Gardner – Club President 2017-2018

Michael Gardner will serve as the Club President for the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara during the 2017-18 Rotary year. Mr. Gardner has been a Rotary Club Member since 1998, originally joining in Lake Charles, Louisiana and transferring in 2002 to the Almaden Chapter in San Jose. He joined the […]

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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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Guatemala Service Trip – February 18 through 26, 2017

Guatemala Service Trip – February 18 through 26, 2017

Have you ever visited (or thought of visiting) Guatemala? The opportunity will present itself in February when several club members will be headed there to work once again with Mayan Families, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of the indigenous Mayan people. This will be the fourth trip by […]

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Santa Barbara Rotary Club Recognizes Junior High Teacher Nicole Caiazza

Santa Barbara Rotary Club Recognizes Junior High Teacher Nicole Caiazza

The Rotary Club of Santa Barbara recognized La Cumbre Junior High School teacher Nicole Caiazza for her extraordinary contributions to public education Dec. 11, 2015. It is the second of four such awards the Rotarians will present to area educators this academic year. Caiazza teaches seventh grade English language arts, […]

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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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Club Honors Peter Jordano with Paul Harris Fellowship

Club Honors Peter Jordano with Paul Harris Fellowship

The Rotary Club of Santa Barbara honored Peter Jordano with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award.  Peter Jordano is the CEO and President of Jordano’s Inc. and has led the company for more than 30 years.  Jordano’s Inc. was founded in 1915 and is celebrating 100 years of service to the […]

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