Dantarian March 7 ’11

March is Literacy Month

20110303ChacePETSwebMarch 7 -Today’s Speaker – Paula Boswell, Author of No Ordinary Life: The True Story of a Dutch Girl and an American Marine
Greeter: Kathy Chiverton                         RIS: Jonathan Hackman

Last weekend – Pres Elect Bob attended the President Elect Training Seminar in San Jose along with 450 other PEs from 11 Districts. Maybe he will say a few words about it.

Last Week – Visitors from the Past told the club about life in the Valley in the late 1800s and events leading up to women’s suffrage in California 100 years ago -“Remember the Ladies” exhibit coming soon to the Museum of the San Ramon Valley in the restored Southern Pacific depot in downtown Danville.

Lots of guests this last including former members Jack Hounslow and Mike Nelson.

Mrs Glass circa 1894

Mrs Glass circa 1894

Wednesday March 9 – 6pm – Fellowship/Social at the “Hideaway” in Danville ( between Starbucks and That Bar)

Thursday March 10 – 5:30 pm Board Meeting at Barbara Jewell’s office.

Friday March 11 – Burger flipping for CASA at St Joan of Arc

Next Monday March 14 – Four Way Test Speech Contest – Winner goes to the runoff at San Ramon Valley Rotary on March 23.

Can you help? – The Alamo club, who has been a huge contributor to the success of the new “Rotacare” free clinic in Pittsburg, has asked our club to see if there is someone who would be willing to donate a couple of hours a week to do simple data entry. If you can help, please let Pres Tony know.

Welcome New Members – David and Tiffany Roby. Please introduce yourselves and sign their introduction sheet.

New Sheriff in Town – Did we mention that David Roby was a former police officer at UC Berkeley? Pres Tony badged David as Sergeant at Arms for the balance of this year.

Glass House can be seen from 680 today

Glass House can be seen from 680 today

Grandpa Al Rubey – The collected raised $97 which Grandpa Al has promised to double match.

Prospective Member – Terry Cole, sponsored by Jim Crocker –  Terry has returned to this area after living in Twain Harte and being a member of that club. Although he lives in Rossmoor, his daughter and her family live in Danville and he is here often. He is keen to join our club. Terry has a lots of experience in the golf world and with raising funds and large events. Please introduce yourself to Terry.

March 30 – Wednesday evening – 6 Club Meeting at Round Hill Country Club

May 21-25 – RI International Convention in New Orleans

June 6 – Golf Tournament

Gold Marble – Club photographer Edna searched for gold without success. This week the pot is $75.