President’s Letter

President’s Letter – November 13, 2018

President’s Letter – November 13, 2018

We had a great start to the meeting with Bob Fatch leading the Flag Salute and Kathleen Blake providing the Invocation and a moment of silence for all those affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California, the shooting in Thousand Oaks and Woolsey Fire heading towards Malibu. Then the […]

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President’s Letter – October 30, 2018

President’s Letter – October 30, 2018

A big thank you to Robert Dibley for identifying the misplacement of our flag while leading the salute and Bill Dutton for providing the invocation. Our song was fiercely gonged after we again proved how poor of a singing group we are. At least we understand that for the benefit […]

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President’s Letter – October 24, 2018

President’s Letter – October 24, 2018

Gala Event What an amazing event this past Saturday night!  The 100-year Gala Party was a phenomenal success!  In attendance were many members, former members and guests along with a few dignitaries. The evening began with friendly conversation and cocktails on the patio.  With perfect weather and nice company this […]

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President’s Letter – October 1, 2018

President’s Letter – October 1, 2018

What a fun and informative meeting we had this past week. Clearly, the highlight was watching Matt Nehmer answer five questions about things, events and people that are 100 years old. I loved his answer about Armistice day (11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918). […]

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President’s Letter – September 27, 2018

President’s Letter – September 27, 2018

I want to thank Jim Carberry for stepping in for me this past Friday. I understand he did a splendid job and even shared one of his famous Irish jokes. It must have felt like a throwback meeting with Jim leading us, just like he used to 20 years ago. […]

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President’s Letter – September 11, 2018

President’s Letter – September 11, 2018

Thank you to: – Steve Baker for graciously greeting our members and leading us in the Flag Salute. – Todd McGinley for providing an amusing invocation for anybody who has tried to go on a diet. – Davis for not being gonged as we belted out “Stand By Me” in […]

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President’s Letter – August 28, 2018

President’s Letter – August 28, 2018

Many thanks go out to Connie Green for helping with check in as Teresa was playing on a houseboat at Lake Powell.  Christian Orth was very helpful as our Greeter and leading us in the flag salute and Michael Self provided a very nice invocation. Visiting Rotarians were Bernadette Bagley […]

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President’s Letter – August 13, 2018

President’s Letter – August 13, 2018

We had another fun meeting on Friday in Rodney’s. Todd McGinley welcomed us to the meeting and Michael Baker kept it entertaining by doing his wonderful job as Sargent at Arms. Gretchen led us in the Flag Salute and reminded everyone of Social Hour that evening. Steve Petersen invoked us […]

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President’s Letter – July 31, 2018

President’s Letter – July 31, 2018

I call this the getting ready for Fiesta meeting.  We had some fun with cascarones (confetti eggs) and answering questions about things and people 100 years old again.  Bob Fatch is to be commended for greeting our members and leading us in the flag salute but not for cracking a […]

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President’s Letter – July 23, 2018

President’s Letter – July 23, 2018

Ahhh the lazy days of summer are here and the thermometer is rising.  What better reason to have lunch with a bunch of friends in an air-conditioned hotel.  This last Friday while it may be hot outside was very cool inside at our Rotary luncheon.  I want to thank Robert […]

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