Dantarian Dec 20 ’10

December is Family Month in Rotary

Today December 20  – A big Danville WELCOME to Walt Schafer from Chico Rotary Club who will update us on the recently approved multi-club grant for sustainable clean drinking water to a village in Tanzania. Danville is one of the participating clubs. Greeter Bob Gibbs,  RIS Bob Chace

NO MEETING NEXT WEEK DECEMBER 27 – See you at FAZ on January 3 – Speaker Denise Rousette, Editor of the Sentinel , “The Challenges of Owning a Newspaper”

Last Week – the Annual Peter Villa Awards. Special thanks to Gary Cappelletti and Bob Beaton for organizing.

Prospective members –  Valerie Vicente and Evelyn Walker are both with Coldwell Banker here in Danville. They are currently members of Dougherty Valley Rotary.

Ten Club RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul officially received its license to operate from the State of California Thursday 12/9. Now we need your help to recruit volunteer Doctors, Nurses, and volunteers to register patients, to enter medical information into the electronic medical records, to assist in the Clinic, and bilingual translators, especially Spanish. Volunteer registration forms available soon!

Crab Feed February 5 – Tickets are $45 – See Dante Tosetti today for tickets.

Speaker/Greeter Schedule –  See it in the club website at danville.rotary5160.net or use the CALENDAR button in the menu.

January 2 – Rotary Round Up with Trail Boss Ray in Fremont

February 15 – Food Bank Activity

May 21-25 – RI International Convention in New Orleans

June 6 – Golf  Tournament

Gold Marble –  No Drawing Last Week.  This week the pot is $100.

Last Week – Anniversary Party – And what a party it was! Barbara Jewell was honored as this year’s Honorary Paul Harris Fellow. Al Rubey was in top form receiving a Lifetime Service Award. We were pleased and honored to see our long time friend and Charter Member Dr Tom Ohlson, to whom the club also presented a Lifetime Service Award. Special thanks to Jeff Behring for event planning and venue.