President’s Letter

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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President’s Letter – February 1, 2017

President’s Letter – February 1, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, What an exciting, informative and stunning presentation we experienced last Friday with past president CHRIS CLEMENS.  Traveling tens of thousands of miles across this great land of America he truly captured its majesty and beauty not to mention his tough, robust and amazing adventures. Watching all his […]

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President’s Letter – January 26, 2017

President’s Letter – January 26, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, I hope you all enjoyed your lunch at Harry’s Plaza and Jim & Linda Armstrong excellent presentation.  Kathleen Blake stood in for president elect Gardner who was saving the day (flooding) at Birnam Wood.  Thank you for making another wonderful off-site visit.  This week life returns to […]

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President’s Letter – January 18, 2017

President’s Letter – January 18, 2017

Dear Esteemed Rotarians, Thank you Katerina for your leadership last Friday in directing our off site visit at the Maritime Museum.  Thank you Greg Gorga for hosting our club.  I am told it was a fascinating and informative meeting. This Friday the 20th we will again be off site at […]

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