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Oct 17, 2019
George Allan Hancock (American Businessman)
Oct 24, 2019
Los Prietos
Oct 31, 2019
Nov 07, 2019
Nov 14, 2019
Military
Nov 21, 2019
The Rotary Foundation - Why We Give
Nov 28, 2019
Dec 05, 2019
District Governor's Visit
Past Speakers
Oct 10, 2019
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Upcoming Events
World Polio Day
Oct 24, 2019
 
Annual Christmas Parade of Lights
Dec 07, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Annual Barn Party Luau & Auction
May 09, 2020
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
 
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MEETING DATE:  September 26, 2019

 
 
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:  President Kevin Walthers
 
FLAG SALUTE: Jason Stillwell
 
INVOCATION:  Lee Carroll
 
VISITING ROTARIANS:  None

GUESTS OF ROTARIANS: Greg Gorga and Jackie Eldridge (Santa Barbara Maritime Museum)
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
YMCA Golf Tournament:  Friday, Saturday 27, Santa Maria Country Club. Contact Shannon Seifert if you would like to participate or buy golf ball drop fundraising tickets.
 
 
Operation Surf: Thursday October 3, 2019 at Ted & Beth Ortega's residence. A well lit clipboard is going around for sign-ups as well as donations.
 
Central Coast Airfest:  October 12 & 13. Santa Maria Public Airport. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. See Chris Hastert for ticket information.
 
District Conference: October 12. Chumash Casino
 
OCAF Chalk Fest: Saturday September 28. 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Old Town Orcutt
 
B & G Club Celebrity Waiters Night: Thursday September 26, 2019  SMCC
 
B & G Club / Back A Youth Night: Thursday October 10th @ 5:45 PM / B & G Club.
 
Sips & Sombreros: Saturday November 2, 2019 - Santa Maria Fairpark
BRAGS:
 
 
Weekly Rotarian of the Decade: Mike Cardona: Mike's free brag dealt with a new Tennessee home that he and Crystal recently purchased.
 
Martin Testa: bragged $30 on the recent "Casa at the Casino" fundraiser.
 
Mike Gibson: recently returned from a camping trip at Shaver Lake. A pontoon boat was rented and a ton of fun was had by all. $20
 
Jerry Schmidt: visited his In-Laws recently in Portland, Oregon. A quality hiking trip was also part of the experience. $20
 
FINES:
 
Jerry Schmidt: for looking way too cool in his new "hip" shirt. $30 (President jealousy???.....Hmmm)
 
Debbie Blow: for scheduling Lakeview 8th grade graduation the same day and time as Righetti High School graduation. $30
 
Tim Staffel: was so excited about the Ken Burns country documentary that he decided that he was going to do some serious "VCRing" $30
 
President Walthers was happy to see so many fellow Breakfast Rotarians at his AHC Wine Party event (actually, Patrice Mosby was the only one there from our group). Having said that, he decided to randomly fine the following five members $30 each. Leonard Champion, Peter Kang, Julie Walker, Terri Stricklin and Jerry Walsh. He said that they were low on the fine list, but "spite" could possibly be involvedlaugh
 Program
 
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
Mr. Greg Gorga
 
 
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum was the subject of this weeks program. Mr. Gorga returned to our club to give us an update on the new educational programs that are currently available at the museum. The presence of oil fields in the Santa Barbara channel was represented in the many historical photographs included in his Powerpoint presentation. Interesting fact, the UCSB campus has a giant tar pit in the lagoon that sits on their property. To learn more about this entire subject, our club urges you to visit the museum  located at 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190 Santa Barbara, CA
 
A Rotary History Moment
 
 
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