President’s Letter

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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President’s Letter – March 2, 2017

President’s Letter – March 2, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Please accept my apologies for the delay in this week’s letter.  I have been suffering some hearing problems and have been dealing with doctors all day.  Our meeting last Friday was again an inspiration and encouragement to us all.  We sadly reported the untimely death of our […]

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President’s Letter – February 21, 2017

President’s Letter – February 21, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, We had another wonderful Friday last week.  We heard from our president elect, Michael Gardner, about his PET training experiences and his enthusiasm for his upcoming year as president.  Please consider your involvement in our club, leading one of our committees or assisting a committee.  A good […]

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President’s Letter – February 15, 2017

President’s Letter – February 15, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Another epic Friday as we heard from MICHAEL BAKER, CEO of the SB County Boy & Girls Clubs.  What an outstanding individual who has a passion for young people which is truly inspiring.  His presentation was note worthy is many areas.  Something which caught my attention is […]

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President’s Letter – February 9, 2017

President’s Letter – February 9, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, We certainly had a special meeting last Friday.  Honoring our local schools is always such a privilege.  This quarter we honored Janina Ma a counselor from San Marcos High School.  The counselors at our schools are so often unspoken heroes who support, love and care for our […]

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