President’s Letter

President’s Letter – November 16, 2017

President’s Letter – November 16, 2017

Dear Fellow Rotarians: Our November 10 meeting had us back, briefly, at the Doubletree.  They did a good job of accommodating us.  This week, we are back at Viva! in La Arcada on State Street.  I’m going to repeat that during this column.  After call-to-order and recognition of our Sargent-at-Arms, […]

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President’s Letter – October 31, 2017

President’s Letter – October 31, 2017

Dear Fellow Rotarians, Our October 27 meeting was jammed-up and jelly tight.  That’s a Southernism.   After call-to-order, some confusion over the Sargeant-at-Arms with the final outcome being Paul Musgrove, invocation by Gretchen Falvo, and the Pledge of Allegiance, we proceeded with a full agenda at Viva! In La Arcada Square.  […]

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President’s Letter – September 28, 2017

President’s Letter – September 28, 2017

Fellow Rotarians, Our September 22 meeting was fun, at least for me. We had a slightly ranchy (no, not raunchy) feel to things as I used a lot of photos from my trip to Kansas. Not ev Guestseryday you stand at the feet of your great-great grandparents resting site. Visitors […]

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President’s Letter – August 29, 2017

President’s Letter – August 29, 2017

Fellow Rotarians, It’s good to be back at the helm. Thanks to James Stretchberry and all Board members, actually everyone in the club, for keeping things up during my absence. Thanks to Don Jack for both the thought-provoking Invocation and the song, Home on the Range. Good thing everyone knows […]

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President’s Letter – August 23, 2017

President’s Letter – August 23, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, We had another informative meeting last Friday with Glenn Pomeroy, CEO of the California Earthquake Authority. He gave a presentation that certainly brought to mind a greater awareness of the California earthquake issues. He explained in depth the optional insurance coverage with an emphasis on the variable […]

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President’s Letter – August 16, 2017

President’s Letter – August 16, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Thanks to Chief Warner McGrew for an excellent presentation on fires in California. He gave a wonderful example with the Detwiler fire (Lake Tahoe), which burned 48,000 acres and destroyed 29 structures. We can never be informed enough about the horror of fires in California and our […]

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President’s Letter – August 8, 2017

President’s Letter – August 8, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, I will be acting president for the next few weeks as president Michael Gardner will be on a medical leave of absence. Please keep Michael in your thoughts. We had a fantastic Fiesta celebration last Friday, hosted by Pacific Premier Bank. Thank you, Mike Bieza, for your […]

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President’s Letter – August 3, 2017

President’s Letter – August 3, 2017

Dear Rotarians: Today I had the honor of filling in as President for the esteemed “Bow Tie” Michael Gardner. I’m hopeful that Michael (and is dog Lucky) can be back for our August 11 meeting. After how I handled the duties today, you all are probably more anxious for Michael […]

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President’s Letter – July 24, 2017

President’s Letter – July 24, 2017

“What a time it was, a time of innocence, a time of consequences…”   A sleeve of Pro V1s to whoever answers where that line came from.  Without Googling it.   The bell rang from its perch on a tall table, table courtesy of our ever-present Peter.  We are so […]

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President’s Letter – July 18, 2017

President’s Letter – July 18, 2017

Fellow Rotarians, We had a fine turn-out despite what was billed as a likely to be disappointing program.  Our guests included Bruce and Sally Hansen,guests of Bob.  Also, Judy Chang, one of our Rotarian Scholarship Recipients, who led us in the Pledge of Allegiance at my on-the-spot request.  And, Bruce […]

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