Official Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Lafayette, CA
August 28, 2014 | VOL 69 | ISSUE 9

President Greg Vaisnor opened the meeting. Mike Heller was greeter.

Visiting Rotarian: Ron Light Concord Club, John Fazel Lamorinda Sunrise Club
Guests: Andy introduces Kathy Merchant and Suzanne Pastori from Las Trampas, Raphael Rettner - Chiropractic Weight Loss Mike H expanded, Lily Dong - photographer ...mike h expanded on this as well she's behind Whole Foods

Ryan Svoda - Dave Abrahams sponsor -red to blue badge Matt Shriner - blue badge at last - Dick Holt as sponsor

Jay - Art and Wine time
Al Webster - Golf update

Kathy Merchant and Suzanne Pastori from Las Trampas received a $1,000 check.

First Chairperson Lafayette Library Foundation

Las Trampas got her out of retirement
Development Director - Fundraiser

Residential school for children with developmental disabilities
20 and up

Hidden jewel of Lafayette - Moraga Blvd behind Moraga Rd
5 houses walnut creek and pleasant hill Day program

Different than Futures Explored. Mild to moderate

Las Trampas works with moderate to severe disabilities Shredding business $7 / box Recycle business Recycle sundries from hotels Work and community services oriented

Walk and Stroll/ Roll 9/22. 5k
Games, community partners families and guests "good feeling kind of day"

Very grateful

Happy Dollars - Fine
Anna - taryn started Kindergarten
John Sherry -
Parents happy for kids going back to school Don Anderson - happy cat came back, happy for Terry help Happy dollar that there are still Cal Football fans Recognition for Bill for hosting Unhappy dollars from Larry Blodgett - $5 for truancy and late employees due to traffic Anna another kid coming!
Ryan is an Oregon Duck
Kathy M $2 so that one of those games is not Football game Acalanes vs Antioch Deano - $2 unhappy with Mechanics Allen celebrating Peru even $100 and fixing cabin Jess wife new car $5

Five minutes about Ryan!
new blue badge
Grew up in Eugene
Parents Teacher attorney
Wife from Portland
Evicted first college apartment for partying too much Wife moved to SF he chased her (stalked?)
6 yo son
Moved back to Oregon for a year then returned
2009 discovered Golf gets his money's worth per swing CPA failed a Ethics exam At 32-37 took over as managing partner of firm, till son came Stepped down Now works with tech companies doing hR, accounting back office stuff Wife Foreign Language immersion Bought Gymborees

Guitar used to play violin

Where did sense of style and fashion come from Eclectic thing Comment Animal House In college painted toes, pierced things and hair dye

Fashion is an outlet
Chech 1/4 Danish 1/4
Svoboda freedom

Terry Ring - $2
Lilly - oops blue marble $5

Rotary International News Other News: Club Calendar

Miles to End Polio

On 22 November, Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko and six Rotary staff members will be joining Arizona Rotary members to bike up to 104 miles in El Tour de Tucson to fundraise for polio eradication. Learn how you can support their effort and read about the team members.

Meet some of the last children in India who will ever know what it's like to have polio
Join the discussion on ending polio
Learn how you can be an advocate

read story

The Four Way Test
Of the things we think, say or do:
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
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:
Upcoming Speakers

9-04 Edy Schwartz about the Film Festival
9-12 Gustavo de Carvalho Silva

Local & District Events
Sept 20-21 Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
Rotary International Events
08/02 Terry Ring
08/26 Mike Henn
08/01 Larry Blodgett
08/08 Barry Toomajian
08/14 Alan Mac
08/14 Ed Stokes
08/15 Troy Feddersen
08/17 Troy Winkles
08/19 Jay Lifson
08/20 Bob Shusta
08/23 Daniel Baker
9-04 Kevin Healey
9-11 Peggy Harbarth

 Notes by Matt Shriner | Photos John Sherry