Dantarian March 5 ’12

March is Literacy Month

20120227BillClarksonwebMarch 5, 2012

Today March 5 Mark Kauzer, Del Amigo High School
GREETER: Jennifer Coons

Last Monday – Speaker Bill Clarkson, Mayor of San Ramon – State of the City of San Ramon

Credit Card Processing at Meetings – For those who want to pay bills by CC, Justin Clark now has a smart phone gadget to accept cards and deposit into the club’s EVENT account. He will report transactions to Barbara Jewell and Vic G.

20120301JimCrocker-w-PETS posterwebLast weekend – PETS medics report TMI trauma but no exploded heads among the 480+/- Presidents Elect at San Jose. Survivor and Pres Elect Jim can tell us about his President Elect Training experience today.

Last Friday – Rotarians flippled burgers for high school students at the annual Youth to Youth Conference. Kathy Chiverton can tell us about it today.

Fireside Results – Worth repeating for those who missed last week. Attendees voted to go ahead with the golf tournament this year – one day event, stress free, income secondary to having a good time, proceeds to support our commitment to the Vets Hall.. Pres Bob can tell us about new fundraisers being discussed.

Board Actions – The Six Clubs are teaming to purchase AEDs (defibrillators) for the three SRVUSD schools that still need one. Our share is $1,100.
Club is considering a $1k donation to Adopt a Family Bikes – to provide helmets and locks to accompany the bikes.

March 13 – Food Bank Event – Edna reminds everyone about working at the Food Bank of Contra Costa County on Tuesday March 13 from 6 ro 8. She would like to have names this week if possible.

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 12 – Four Way Test Speech Contest

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.

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 – Not a good prospecting day for Steve Kay. Today the pot is $100.