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James Thomas
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MEETING DATE: July 15, 2021

President James Thomas
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: President James Thomas
FLAG SALUTE: Jim Peterson

GUESTS OF ROTARIANS: Julianne Moreno, Katy Smith & Adaline Smith
Rotary Step Down Party: If you have not RSVP'd to the upcoming party (see below), please contact Mike Gibson as soon as possible.
SM Police Council Golf Tournament and Comedy Night: Santa Maria Country Club will host the event on Saturday August 13. Tickets are going fast and sponsorships are still available.
Econ Alliance Golf Tournament: is happening on August 23. If you would like to participate, contact Laurie Tamura for more details.
Boys & Girls Club Golf Tournament: will be held on July 26. Berto Rodriguez has all the details if you would like to sign up.
AHC Rodeo Team Dinner & Auction: Contact Tim Staffel if you would like to attend or have any questions.
SMV YMCA "Fun" Raiser Golf Tournament: Contact Shannon Seifert for any questions or to sign up.
2022 Barn Party Luau: Yes, that's right. We actually have a firm date reserved at the Fairpark for next year's event. All members mark your calendars for May 14, 2022. Hopefully we will continue to be back to normal so that our annual fundraiser goes off without a hitch.
 Randy Wise: A new Grandson. $50
Roberto Rodriguez: Celebrating a 42nd Birthday today. $42
Rich Watson: Bragged on his son Ben and Daughter in Law Hanna who are expecting a baby girl. In addition Ben just became a Rotarian in one of the SLO clubs. Rich also bragged on his son Joe who just graduated advanced camp at Ft Knox for ROTC and is now in Lieutenant training at Ft. Bragg in North Carolina. $100
Jerry Schmidt: Bragged on celebrating his 61st birthday and his and Stephanie's 29th Anniversary. Jerry also bragged on his son in law Joseph was picked up by Skyline Racing (cycling) and just left for Chicago and then on to Europe. Jerry also bragged on two trips to Oregon to move Stephanie's father. $100
Dr. Moats:  Bragged on his new car which is a "Torch Red" 2021 corvette and according to Jim Peterson will go all of 35 MPH. He was on the waiting list for 18 months. $100
Jim Small: Bragged on a trip to the eastern Sierras (hot creek) where he caught (and released) two trout. $50
Dr. Michael Moats: Was fined for not mentioning that his granddaughter had won at barrel racing in Las Vegas. After a lengthy story about seeing her do a face plant on one occasion, Dr. Moats turned the fine into a brag. $50
Lee Carroll: President James fined Lee for "being out of line". $30
Katy Smith and her daughter Adaline showed several of their paintings and described the various methods of painting. You can see her website at Katy also teaches art at her Dakota Hill Art Studio to students in grades TK through 12th. You can contact Katy at or call/text (805)598-2559

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