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Weekly Programs
Upcoming Speakers
Apr 18, 2019
Apr 25, 2019
35th "tenial" celebtration of our club
May 02, 2019
The Honda Disaster, “The Largest Naval Disaster During Peacetime in U.S. History.”
May 09, 2019
Barn Party (Meet at Fairpark)
May 16, 2019
County and City plans
May 23, 2019
Woodstock 50 year anniversary
May 30, 2019
Mike Gibson
Jun 06, 2019
SB County Vision program
Past Speakers
Apr 11, 2019
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MEETING DATE: April 11, 2019
 
Club President:  Michael Buhring
FLAG SALUTE: Laurie Tamura
 
INVOCATION: Glenn Morris
 
VISITING ROTARIANS: Frank Culley and Patrice Mosby (S.M. Noontime), Keith and Lynne Brokke (North Dakota), and Dianne and Royce . 

GUESTS OF ROTARIANS: April Wright, Peter Kang and Nicole Mosses
 
Keith Brokke from North Dakota thanked us for our support of the work in Guatemala. 
 
Welcome to our Club
Noontime Rotarians, Frank Culley and Patrice Mosby joined our club.  We are happy to welcome them.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Ladies Get Loud for CALM: Thursday April 11, 2019 / 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. 
 
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum Kite Festival: April 14th, 12-4 pm
 
 
Nipomo Rotary Golf Tournament:  Monarch Dunes Friday May 3, 2019
LUAU Party & Auction
Kevin Walthers gave an update - get your auction items in by next Thursday.  Contact Frank Ortiz if you would like to contribute to live auction items.   
Important Dates:
  • April 29 (move in)
  • May 1, 3, 6, & 10 (work days)
  • Wine Collection party @ Kate Ferguson's house, Thursday April 18 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
Jason Franscia is working on a Social Media event on Facebook
 
Paws & Claws Fundraiser: Saturday May 18, 2019. 
 
Rotary Step Down Party: This year's step down party will be at Martin & Debi's home on Saturday June 15, 2019 @ 4:00 PM. Great food, drinks and dancing will be included. This will surely be a "can't miss" event.  A tremendous "Thank You" goes to the Testa's for agreeing to host us all.
 
Rotary Scholarship Committee: Mike Gibson announced that we have over $40,000 in scholarships to award and we need club members to help read the applications. If you're interested in being a part of a very rewarding project, please contact Mike Gibson to sign up.
 
Boys & Girls Club 39th Annual Auction Gala:
Friday April 26, 2019. Tickets are selling fast, so if you would like to attend please see Roberto Rodriguez for more details.
 
 
CASA of Hope Benefit Dinner: Monday, April 26 @ Trattoria Uliveto, You must call the restaurant for reservations to participate.  Seating times are 5:00,6:00 or 7:00 pm.
 
 
CASA Ducky Derby
Join us on race day, May 19th at 1 pm at CMT Ranch in Orcutt! CMT Ranch is located at 5200 Dominion Road. Adopt a Rubber Ducky to participate in the Race.  With the support of Toyota of Santa Maria, the winner of the CASA Ducky Derby will receive a prepaid 24-month lease of a 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport 4x4 with warranty and care package! Or they may choose to take $5,000!
Check Presentation
Laurie Tamura  presented a check to April Wright, Ex Director of the Los Padres Council on behalf of the club.   Work to rebuild the Rancho Alegre Boy Scout Camp, which was damaged by recent fires and debris flow, is under way.  They should have dorms and the lodge completed in about 7 months, and be able to welcome back kids very soon. 
 
BRAGS
 
 
Shannon Seifert (Rotarian of the Month): bragged on the Rotary Village, who have helped keep Tim and her married all these years. Since it was free, she also bragged $71 on Dave Wright for his Birthday.  and she also bragged on Ted Ortega, who she says is in competition with her on who can miss more meetings.
 
Mike Gibson, bragged on Pat, for conning him in to helping with the Day of Hope.  His intersection raised $3,300 for cancer research - $33
 
Mike Burhing, also bragged on the Day of Hope, Cancer Fundraiser - $30
 
Jerry Walsh, bragged on Mike Gibson for hosting the Rotating Dinner of the year - $50.  Must be all the help Mike provided Marla now that he is retired.
 
Rich Watson,  also bragged on the Rotating Dinner, as well as his daughter who "bested" her high jump record at Righetti's recent track meet - $50
 
 
 
 
FINES:
 
 No Fines This Week (Yay!!)
PROGRAM
 
Nicole Moss
North County Child Protection Center
 
 
 
Founded in 1974, the purpose of the North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center is to reduce the incidence of and vulnerability to sexual assault and child abuse by providing education and prevention skills to community children and adults and to alleviate the trauma experienced by survivors of these crimes by providing direct services. 
 
The hot line provided by the center is a 24 hour hotline; anyone can call at any time and get information.  Nicole spoke about the opportunity that she often has to go to schools and talk to students about safety.  She shared that this has really helped, as students will call and get help after these presentations.  Anyone who has been a victim of social violence can call.  They are assisted in walking through the incident and knowing their options and where to find resources.  It means a lot to the victims.  
 
The center also offers support groups, personal safety and self defense training, and works closely with juvenile hall.  
 
 
50/50 Winners
 
Mike Moats and Debbie Blow
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