President’s Letter

President’s Letter – May 16, 2017

President’s Letter – May 16, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, We had another fine speaker last Friday in John McManigal, who shared with us about ‘Unlocking Potential’.  Thank you Dan for continuing to carry the torch. You will note that the HUB has Jay Ferro speaking this Friday, which had to be rescheduled again until June 2nd. […]

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President’s Letter – May 10, 2017

President’s Letter – May 10, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarian, A wonderful time was had by all at the UCSB Gaucho’s game last Friday.  We enjoyed an inspiring win over UC Davis, 6-3, followed by a delicious BBQ in the parking lot.  Thank you to all who came out to encourage our University team, and thank you to Steve Petersen for […]

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President’s Letter – May 4, 2017

President’s Letter – May 4, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Please excuse the delay in our weekly communication.  We are DARK this Friday and will have a sports day with the UCSB baseball game. Rotary Day at the Ballgame! May 05, 2017 – May 05, 2017 Harder Stadium Building 580 UCSB Stadium Road Santa Barbara, CA 93106 […]

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President’s Letter – April 25, 2017

President’s Letter – April 25, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, I was disappointed to miss last week as I was traveling to Germany and Israel for a few days of teaching and meetings.  Frank Williams sent me an excellent summary of this fascinating speaker: Jill Seltzer, the Managing Director of the Ensemble Theatre Company, gave a provocative […]

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President’s Letter – April 19, 2017

President’s Letter – April 19, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Last Friday, Dr. Charles Fenzi presented us with an informative insight into “Caring for Low Income Families in our Community”.  This was a very powerful message about our Neighborhood Clinics and the essential services they provide.  In one year, 20,000 patients were seen for 70,896 medical, dental […]

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President’s Letter – April 12, 2017

President’s Letter – April 12, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, What a wonderful presentation from another Santa Barbara jewel, Roger Durling.  As the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Film Festival, Roger has truly done an amazing job.  At the last film festival, Roger was responsible for bringing 90,000 people to SB.  He has put us on […]

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President’s Letter – April 5, 2017

President’s Letter – April 5, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, It is so nice to be home and a delight to be with our Rotary family.  Last Friday we had an interesting presentation by Dr. David Newton about his new book “The Misguided History of American Taxes”.  Dr. Newton’s knowledgeable perspective of taxes covering the entire span […]

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President’s Letter – March 29, 2017

President’s Letter – March 29, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, We had another wonderful week hearing from our public library leadership.  Past President Robert Fatch tells me that Jace Turner gave us a full understanding of the history of the library.   Our library is one of the oldest libraries with branches in the state of California.  The […]

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President’s Letter – March 23, 2017

President’s Letter – March 23, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Yesterday I received a most encouraging phone call from Bob Bryant, expressing his appreciation and wonderful impression of Rotary Santa Barbara.  He would like to help us in any way possible to continue to make a difference in our community and the world.  He was totally humbled […]

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President’s Letter – March 16, 2017

President’s Letter – March 16, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, What a gifted, inspiring and dedicated speaker we had in our new Santa Barbara Schools superintendent last Friday.  His vision for the future of Santa Barbara education will bring our schools to a new level of excellence we as parents and grandparents desire for our families.  His […]

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