Dantarian Feb 27 ’12

February is World Understanding Month

February 27, 2012

Today Feb 27Speaker Bill Clarkson, Mayor of San Ramon – State of the City of San Ramon
GREETER:  Pete Kaldveer

This weekend – Pres Elect Jim goes to President Elect Training (PETS) in San Jose, about 2&1/2 days of drinking from the Rotary fire hose. If his head doesn’t explode he can tell us about it next Monday.

20120213Dave SanduskyMustangSoccerLast Regular Meeting –  Dave Sandusky, President Mustang Soccer League. Monte Vista Graduate Julie Ann Wicks received an Honorary Paul Harris Fellowship from a family member and Past Governor in North Carolina.

Volunteers Needed – Every year, Danville Rotary donates and serves a barbecue lunch to the high school students who serve as the group leaders for the annual Youth to Youth Conference. Will you be able to help this year? It’s on Friday, March 2 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at St. Joan’s Church in San Ramon. We need 8 Rotarians to barbecue burgers and serve lunch to about 100 students. If you can make it, please contact Kathy (kathychiverton@gmail.com).

Fireside Results – Those in attendance voted to go ahead with the golf tournament this year – one day event, stress free, income secondary to having a good time. Pres Bob can tell us about new fundraisers being discussed.

Saturday March 24 – Valley Teen Idol Final Competition – 1 to 4 pm – Restaurant food tables from 1 to 2 followed by the event, all proceeds benefit SRVUSD programs. Let’s reciprocate the great support by SRV Rotary to our Crab Feed. Get tickets through Vic G. Should be a fun afternoon.

Golf Tournament Monday May 21 – Lakeside Course at Blackhawk Country Club. Details to follow

Next Week March 5 – Mark Kauzer, Del Amigo High School
GREETER: Jennifer Coons

Danville Rotary now 501(c)3 – The club’s 501(c)3 letter is now available in the club website in the club information tab.

20120213McHughCrabFeedCrab Feed a Big Success – Thanks to everyone for all the time and energy that went into making everything happen, with special thanks to Mike McHugh and Pres Bob for leading. About another week to have a solid number, but definitely more than $30K

Foundation Giving Update from Foundation Chair Gary Vilhauer

  • Total end polio contributions: $7,485
  • All time giving to the Rotary Foundation: $212,228
  • Annual program fund goal this year: $6,450
  • Amount given this YTD to Annual Program Fund: $4,456
  • Number of members who have not yet made an annual gift: 26
  • Active members who are Paul Harris Fellows: 31
  • Active members in Danville Rotary:44
  • Gold Nugget – Today the pot is $75.