October 22, 2019

President Announcements

  • End Polio Now Photo at Auburn Courthouse with other local Rotary Clubs: Thursday 10/24, 5:45 PM.
  • Feed My Starving Children Meal Pack was fun and our Rotary team of 18 packaged 6,588 of the 90,000 meals packaged in 90 minutes!
  • BBQ numbers will be done shortly. The debrief meeting was scheduled for Thursday but has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
  • Thanked Kay Whitaker for coordinating the End Polio Now shirt purchase - the room was filled with them!

President Awards Presented by District Governor, Randy Van Tassell

  • Quiet Rotarian: Tim Busk
  • Rotarian Making a Difference: Catherine McGregor
  • Newest Paul Harris Fellow: Bobbi Allen
  • Awarded Paul Harris Fellow: Amy Austin
  • Business of the Year: Mark and Brinda Jansen, Warehouse Paints
  • Employee of the Year: Bernie Schroeder, City of Auburn Planning and Public Works Director
  • Congratulations to all!

Member Announcements/Happy & Sad Bucks

  • Al Lombardo: Reminder of Thursday 10/25 Taste of Foothills benefitting the Senior Center. 
  • Al Lombardo Fun Committee: TONIGHT Tuesday 10/22 meet at Crooked Lane for socializing.
  • Dan Gustavason: reminded us that Rotary has great activities for families like the meal packing that his daughter did last Saturday and then went to her golf tournament and competed very well!
  • Jeff Wood: his daughter will play Bell in the Sacramento Theater Company's A Christmas Carol. President Steve suggested a Rotary trip to see her perform.
  • Betty Bennett: $50 happy bucks for her prior exchange student Natalie starting her third year of medical school and will be interning at UC Davis Medical school in 18 months.
  • Bill Radakovitz: Enjoyed playing with Ernie, Barry and Sam in the Sunset Rotary tournament last weekend. At least until they realized no one had kept score!
  • Catherine McGregor: Enjoyed the Feed My Starving Children meal pack noting nothing was spilled or wasted until the very end when President Steve dumped a couple of cups of rice.
  • Stacy Graham, Assistant DG: Set up a whole house generator with the goal of never having to go for 4 days without a blowdryer!

Club Business

  • Sam Frazier received his blue badge from Larry Rolufs. Welcome back Sam!
  • Birthdays: Jim Evans, Earl Wilson (not there will spin the wheel next week)
  • Raffle $210: no winner
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Nov 19, 2019
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Oct 22, 2019
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