Dantarian Nov 7, 11

2011 Theme – Reach Within to Embrace Humanity

November is Foundation  Month

November 7, 2011

Today November 7 – Peggy Gipp, Alzheimer’s Association Greeter Edna Bingham RIS Don Schmitt

Next Week – Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner David Livingston
Greeter:  Bob Beaton

Green Blood Drive? – District Governor Dave has kicked off a GREEN blood drive? Details here

Last Regular Meeting – Caldecott Tunnel Program: You missed a good one

Since Last Regular Meeting – Super turn out for the Fun Group Meeting at Tower Grill. Only those who wanted to have fun were in attendance.

Since Last Regular Meeting – And an excellent turn out for Halloween Breakfast at Del Amigo School.20111028Del Amigo Breakfast

Irwin-JeanW-300x479Six Club Meeting at Roundhill CC was well attended. Jean Irwin is always entertaining while she tells a remarkable story about how her Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship in the 90s has changed the lives of countless children born deaf. Those who didn’t make it missed a first class presentation.

Board Meeting Action – The Board voted to support the Vets Hall renovation for a total of $35,000 – $15k this year, $10k each of the next two years.

Farewell to the Robys – David Roby has accepted a government position he can’t talk about. He and Tiffany are in the process of moving to Area 51, just kidding, actually, Fort Mead Maryland. Now we need to go find three or four new Rotarians to replace them. We miss them already.

One Warm Coat – San Ramon Valley Rotary’s 16th annual coat, sweater, and blanket collection ends December 14. Bob Gibbs is handling collections for our club. He requests that you please go through your closets to see if you have any coats or clothing of any kind that is in good condition that you can donate. Feel free to bring it to the next meeting, or any meeting prior to December 5 and Bob will make sure it gets to the right place.

November 17 – Third Thursdays are Board Meetings 5:30 Barbara Jewell’s offic.

57th Anniversary Party Thursday December 8 – Mark your calendars –Invitations are in the mail.

Greeter Gifts –  It’s great that Greeters are remembering to bring a greeter’s gift. Feel free to get creative (it’s your nickel)

Gold Nugget –  Lori Sato doesn’t catch a break. This week the pot is $75.

Del Amigo School adds recognition plate to the garden boxes constructed by the club.

Garden with plate