Dantarian Jan 30 ’12

January is Rotary Awareness Month

January 30, 2012

Today – Robert Storer, Danville Town Council, “Upcoming projects and senior housing in Danville”
Greeter: Steve Kay

Next Regular Meeting Feb 6 – Melaine Sadek, Executive Director, Valley Humane Society

20120123JohnBernardin300Last Regular Meeting – John Bernardin from El Sobrante Rotary described the dental care program planned for the Kichwa indigenous people in Amazon basin of Ecuador.
USA Together – Justin Clark reported that the club gave $500 to a disabled vet whose young spouse passed away leaving an 18 month old baby. This is part of an ongoing club committment to the USA Together program.

Crab Feed This Saturday Feb 4 – Still accepting sponsorships, auction and raffle prizes, however, after tomorrow Jan 31 it will be too late to get them into the program. Tickets still available.
Chuck Bloch donated a Ted Williams baseball valued at $900
Bill Randall donated a Day on the Bay in his sailboat. Regular visitor Bill Eames snapped up one for $500, Bill Randall has donated a second on
Former member John Moore has donated his Mexican Condo, Mike McHugh, his condo in Hawaii, Bob Chace – Italian Cooking Class, Tony Leonard and Barbara Jewell  – the Cajun Party, Saurabh Tandon – the Indian Party, Pete Kaldveer’s popular shooting outing, and Jim Cambiers – Bay Area flyover. There are more, sorry we can’t list them all here. Thanks to all for your support.

Club Assembly Evening of Feb 16 – To discuss fundraisers – future of the golf tournament and discussion of other alternatives.

Prospective Member –  Jennifer Coons is a former Rotarian from the silicon valley, lives in Danville with spouse Brad and two young children. She is Executive Director at Barrington Court. Please introduce yourself to Jennifer if you have not already done so.

New member Steve Simpkins – Steve lives in Clayton with his spouse Kristen and their four children in the age range 10 to 3. His classification is law enforcement. If you have not already done so, please introduce yourself.

New Member Eric Ritigstein who lives and works in Danville. Spouse Andrea and son Jonas. Classification Attorney – Civil Litigation. Please introduce yourself to Eric if you have not already done so.

Gold Nugget – Kathy Chiverton draws a marble, alas… the gold one is still in the bag. The pot is now $75.