COMING UP ~~**March 12
“Bo” Morse: Disaster Aid in the Philippines
Mike Rosa: Staying Behind the Handlebars*March 26
Chief Bob Priebe: Effects on Service Levels*Regular weekly luncheon in Soda Center **Monthly evening meeting at Soda Center
President Frank May
rang the bell to bring the meeting toorder, noting we have served the community and the worldfor 33 weeks over 45 years.
gave thethought for the day with a quote from Johnny Cashregarding his attitude toward failure, and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Our guests were
of the MoragaChamber of Commerce, and our two speakers,
, a Rotarian from the AlamoClub who is also on the District Staff.
reported that the donations for theelevator at the Rheem Theater are very close to the goalof $30,000, and plans are being drawn for Town approval.
circulated a letter from CAIFF to theClub, thanking us for our donation.Blast from the Past:
recalled seeing a liveperformance of
Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
atthe Rheem Theater
, so long ago he can’t remember when.
implored Clubmembers to bring in auction items, buy horsesponsorships, and be available to sign up for jobs at Niteat the Races, just 2 ½ weeks from the meeting date. Sendin your reservations and checks, too. Most importantly,invite your friends to join us. He circulated a signup list for the various jobs at the event, so sign up quickly to get thebest jobs!
reported that we have 60 donations to date, and that
has more horse sponsorships to sell.
announced that flyers will be going outto promote
Rotary Field Day,
which is scheduled for theafternoon of
Wednesday, May 15
reported that we need more suggestionsfrom Club members for good programs; March is fullybooked, so we need good speakers for April though June.
April 27 is Rotary atWork Day
, and the Fab Five clubs are coordinating aservice project to be announced for that date.
reviewed the Club membership contest,where four teams led by
John Erickson, Lad Lynch,Mike Rosa, and Tony Schoemehl
will gain points towardfabulous prizes for bringing prospective new members toClub meeting, and follow ups toward new membership.The raffle ticket of
was drawn, and heproceeded to draw the clear marble that was right next tothe white marble; soooo close.
R E C O G N I T I O N S & H A P P Y B U C K S
celebrated his 59
birthday on Sunday, andbegan the festivities by watching a lacrosse game where hisson scored a goal, followed by watching the Oscars andenjoying a nice lasagna dinner.
gave a High Five to honor his mother-in-
birthday, at the Bistro with her favorite meal, fishand chips.
gave a High Five in honor of twingranddaughters
Hannah Elizabeth andLeah Teresa. A Happy Buck from
whoseniece taught her how to watch videos on an Apple computer.
confessed that he and Mary enjoyed aCaribbean cruise after spending some time in Puerto Rico.Fortunately, the cruise was uneventful and nothing wentwrong with the ship. He spun the wheel, and paid either $8or $30 depending on whether he believed that a mysteriouslurch of the wheel to the higher amount was proper.
~~ P R O G R A M ~~
The program today was about
, given by
, a retired RN with 27 years at Kaiser, and
, a Past President of the Alamo club and a longtimemember of the District Staff in Public Relations and nowGlobal Grants.
was created to provide free medical care to people
who couldn’t otherwise afford it through the efforts of
volunteers. The organization provides malpractice insuranceto volunteers, and administrative, legal, and accountingservices. It began in the San Martin area in 1987, and willhave 12 clinics in operation after the opening of the clinic in