Official Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Lafayette, CA
December 4, 2014 | VOL 69 | ISSUE 20

El Presidente Greg Vaisnor opened the meeting. Tom Courtright was greeter.

Guests: Nancy Robinson, here for her second lunch, and seriously considering becoming a member, go figure!


Annc'ed : Holiday breakfast at Blodgetts coming soon on 12/22 Holiday Lunch on 12/18. Bring your jackets for Shelter, Inc.
Gustavo, the Brazilian Exchange student, spoke of going with Norma to the BIG GAME. He enjoyed Thanksgiving at the Riggios and enjoyed the dinner.

Fines and Happy Dollars: postponed due to Club Assembly Agenda.

Club Assembly: Bob Shusta, membership Director, spoke about how people become members. We had about 63 members in June of 2014. On 12/4/14 we had 57, a net loss of 7, according to Bob who did the math...? Anyway, there was some discussion of the reasons for this and the fact that we've had only one new member of late.
Norma, Bored Secretary said a few words. There was some discussion of trying to go digital for note taking, kinda like Buddy does on his iPad. Norma alluded to notable and recognizable humor in the notes, to which Jay Lifson said "if you can call that humor!?"
Troy Feddersen spoke of the treasurer's job which he has taken on with mucho gusto! He even collected an I.O.U. from Maurice! Now that takes dedication! There was a stimulating discussion on the profit less Res. Run Breakfast led by Mike Heller.
Mike Henn, attempting to speed up the Assembly process, rev'd what the Community Service Director does.
David Abrahams, Vocational Service Director, spoke of reviving the Interact Club of Acalanes Highschool. Events like a bake sale, GO NORMA!, and underpants cleanup, I mean Underpass Cleanup, 4way speech contest, vocational shadowing and the pancake breakfast. Go David!
Buddy Brodwin(who?) spoke of the various groups we fund for Int'l Service.
Dave Baker spoke of the responsibilities of the Club Service Director.

Raffle: $2-John Sherry, $5-Jesse Wellen, no jackpot

And need I say, that's the way it was at the Lafayette Rotary Lunch. Buddy


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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
Gary C.K. Huang . . . . .RI President
Pam Gray . . . . Dist 5160 Governor
Greg Vaisnor . . . . . . . . . President
Debbie Cooper. . . . . Past President Daniel Baker . . . . . . . Club Service
Dino Riggio . . . . .  . President Elect
Bob Shusta . . . . . .Secretary Excu.
Norma Evans . . . . . . . . Secretary
Troy Feddersen. . . . . .  . Treasurer
Ronald Wake . . .Rotary Found. Chair
Mike Henn . . . . Community Service
Buddy Brodwin. International Service
Dino Riggio . . . . Vocational Service
Ryan Svoboda . . 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


12-11 Mark Peterson, District Attorney

Local & District Events
12-18 Christmac Luncheon at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa
Rotary International Events
Birthdays
Anniversaries
Greeters
12-11 Eric Christensen

 Notes by Buddy Brodwin | Photos John Sherry