Official Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Lafayette, CA
July 11, 2013 | VOL 68 | ISSUE 1

New President Debbie Cooper decorated all tables with balloons, sea shells, badges, streamers and light houses to remind us of the Adventure of Rotary.
Visiting Rotarian: Dr Ron Light
Guest: Kevin Healy Lamorinda closets, Dave baker O'brien land company
David Miller- speaker, Kathryn Milar - Lindsay Wildlife center
Larry Duson - professional singer


Announcements -
President Cooper started a New tradition - opening message on what it means to be a Rotarian - Random Acts of kindness,
Larry Blodgett - overpass on Deer Hill Rd - suggestion that we adopt ugly freeway underpasses - low income housing? Err beautification

Raised Funds - check for $1,000! Thank you from Kathryn Milar of Lyndsey Wildlife Center

John red badge but past rotary present. John Sherry gave John his shirt and a jacket

Maurice Williams - did all the plumbing for the town volunteer garden - Maurice and his company went above and beyond

Birthdays - Dan Baker (49 again?), Bob Aguilar "big birthday" 2 signings led by the dulcet toned Larry D

Anna - Fine master
Alicia 4 country trip
Buddy happy dollar for Alicia to find a new travel agent, golf fundraiser announcement Jay 2 happy dollars - daughter finishing and roommate of Bobs grand daughter Mike - naked in a pool? Mi Novia Yolanda Anna happy dollar for Larry, Norma baking, saw a Rotarian on town Troy - wrote up for CRS real estate designation Chuck - plaque for Ron Walky for being a board member John Sherry - helped sunrise club cook pancakes with Mike Heller Anna - happy dollar for inviting Joanne Maurice - happy dollar for Mike for finding Yolanda....who is not his grand daughter. Congrats on 94 yo Don Anderson - family got together and ordered a ton of good wine from 24 Debbie - Norma stayed up till 2 am Anna - sad dollar guest flaked More dollars for Norma being Norma Chuck - Meeks bay pancakes, 400 lb pancake grills Mike - Lamorinda weekly - next time we charge more and have more energy Anna happy dollars for Stevenson construction

Speaker - district theme - Rotary adventure - 50 state bike trip - David Miller
50 at 50...with the dog
5 questions
How? San Diego to Sarasota, Sarasota to nc, Took a ferry to Alaska. Rode through Alaska DC flew to Honolulu Dog Chaufer
54 weeks
Southern states through the winter
2011 mild winter - still snow and flooding, heat "Relatively average day" 60 miles. ...turned into an 85 mile 9 hour odyssey Warmshowers.org. "Not a porn site" basically couch surfing for long distance bikers

Adventure and Random Acts of Kindness
...almost missed raffle (note to Anna - probably a fine for that?)

Ding...done


Rotary International News Other News: Club Calendar
The Four Way Test
Of the things we think, say or do:
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Officers & Directors
Ron D. Burton . . . . . . .RI President
Steve Lack . . . .
Dist 5160 Governor
Debbie Cooper . . . . . . . . President
Chuck Vogel . . . . . Past President
Buddy Brodwin . . . . . . Club Service
Creg Vaisnor . . . President Elect
Bob Shusta . . . . . .Secretary Excu.
Norma Evans . . . . . . . . Secretary
Greg Vaisnor . . . . . . .  . Treasurer
Ronald Wake . . .Rotary Found. Chair
Maurice Williams
Community Service
Terry Ring
. . . . International Service
Dino Riggio 
. . . . Vocational Service
Anna Stevenson
. Sergeant at Arms
Give Hope - Give A Hand
The Rotary Club of Lafayette donates an LN-4 Prosthetic Hand in the name of our speakers each week.
The LN-4 Prosthetic Hand transforms lives and empowers those who have lost hands and limbs due to land mines, birth defects, and other catastrophes.
Make Up Meetings
and locations of nearby clubs:
http://rotary5160.org/clubs/where-clubs-meet/
Upcoming Speakers

Local & District Events
Rotary International Events
Birthdays
07/01 Daniel    Baker
07/03 Polly    Bernson
07/03 Andreas    Scheck
07/04 Chuck    Vogel 
07/08 Robert    Aguilar 
07/19 Jesse    Wellen
07/26 John    Hansen
Anniversaries
07/04 Tom    Courtright
07/07 Warren    Rupf
07/16 Chuck    Vogel
07/21 Bud    Moulthrop
Greeters

 Notes by Matt Shriner | Photos John Sherry