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Giving Peace A Chance – January 18, 2019

President Bob applied the gavel and led the pledge. Dorice Beren delivered the invocation. Announcements included a heads-up on member Dick S, whose health issues placed him at St Joseph’s Hospital with rehab to follow. Al’s wife Maria Anzaldua was our only guest. Thirty-four Rotarians attended. Queen of Hearts Bob DeLaney facilitated the Queen of [...]

2019-01-27T14:35:26-07:00Club Happenings|

Awards & Recognitions

The Catalina Rotary Club recently received two awards from District 5500: The Youth Service Award recognizes the Catalina Rotary Club's efforts to promote the leadership skills and service orientation of youth and young adults through the development of an Interact Club comprised of youth aged 12-18 and of a Rotaract Club comprised of young adults [...]

2019-01-27T14:31:35-07:00Club Happenings|

Childhood Narcolepsy: A Personal Story – January 11, 2019

President Bob Grady gaveled the opening of the meeting at 12:10 PM. After the Pledge of Allegiance, M. Craig led us with the invocation. Today’s helpers: Treasurer-Andy Kerr, Queen of Hearts-Arturo Mojica, Photographer-Michael Troughton, Scribe-Bob DeLaney, Sergeant at Arms-Irv Mindes, Parliamentarian-Pat Egbert, Greeter-Norm Rebenstorf. Introductions Norm introduced the following guests: Rotaract president Adam Lurie, his [...]

2019-01-16T11:14:17-07:00Club Happenings|

Club Assembly – January 4, 2019

President Bob Grady began by inviting those present to take a minute to greet someone who they had not had the chance yet to do so. Following the pledge, Norm Rebenstorf gave the invocation. Announcements 1. Please sign up for one of the six meeting roles. Sign-up sheets are on the table. 2. Remember to [...]

2019-01-11T09:50:50-07:00Club Happenings|

Learning about Literacy Connects – December 21, 2018

Introductions Visiting Rotarian , Mike Tannenbaum (Education) from Wilsonville, Oregon; Sharyn introduced her guests, 2019 RYLA participant from Tucson HS, Melina Esquivel, and her mother, Monica Esquivel. Jeff Derickson was delighted to introduce his son-in-law, Adam Strunk, a Petroleum Engineer in Denver. Anita asked the club to welcome her guest, Martha Lee a Grant Writer [...]

2019-01-11T09:33:33-07:00Club Happenings|

A Polio Primer – December 7, 2018

President Bob Grady opened the meeting as Rotarians hurried in after braving torrential rain and flooding. It was worth it!Norm Rebenstorf offered the invocation, remembering the character and contributions of the recently deceased President George H. W. Bush and Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White who was recently killed in the line of duty.IntroductionsMaría Anzaldua was [...]

2018-12-19T10:15:05-07:00Club Happenings|