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Marian's new Outpatient Psychiatric Unit.
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Aug 11, 2022
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MEETING DATE:  August 11, 2022

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: President Roberto Rodriguez
FLAG SALUTE: Mason Frakes
VISITING ROTARIANS: Steve Lombardi (SLO)    

GUESTS OF ROTARIANS: Elaine Cui, Phoebe Jaeckels and Chris Kunkle
Cynthia Schur: A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM Friday September 2, 2022 at St. Louis De Montfort church. All Rotarians are encouraged to attend
Come One, Come All!
The 'Y' is sponsoring their 43rd annual "FUN"RAISER Golf Tournament!
The event will be conducted on September 9 at 12 Noon at Santa Maria Country Club.
There is something for everyone, golfer or not.  Check out the details @:
Day In The Park: Sunday August 14th at Waller Park. Contact Ed Carcarey for more details.
 Shoes for Students: Golf tournament and dinner. Sunday September 11. Contact Kate Ferguson if you would like to participate.
Rotary District Conference: November 18 - 20 at the Santa Barbara Hilton. Our club will pay for your registration if you would like to attend. Contact Frank Ortiz for more information.
Christmas Parade of Lights: Mark your calendars for Saturday December 3rd, that's when the parade will happen this year. All Rotarians are needed to make sure that we turn out a successful event. Clipboard sign ups will be appearing as the event gets closer.
Econ Alliance Golf Tournament:
VTC Golf Tournament: Friday September 23, 2022. See Tanya Astrosky for more details
Paint the Gazebo: Kathy Simas is organizing a paint team from our club to paint the gazebo in Rotary Park on Saturday August 20 @ 9:30 AM. This will coincide with the "Serving Santa Maria" effort that will be occurring on that same day. Please see Kathy to volunteer your time.
Rose Parade Rotary Float: Plans are underway to help fund and assemble the New Year's Day parade float. Please see Suzanne Levy for more details on how you can help.
Kathy Simas: recently returned from a trip to France. There she toured Paris and the wine region. While there, her daughter-in-law, husband and son celebrated birthdays. $100
Roberto Rodriguez: bragged on Vin Scully and what an impact he made on him and the overall game of baseball. $50
Holly Edds: made a working/vacation trip to Florida with her family. She also bragged on the ground breaking ceremony for the new Orcutt Academy gymnasium/event center. $50
Jim Peterson: bragged on the future Orcutt Academy Gym and his new Chevy Tahoe. $75
Mark Jackson: is going to Portland and Seattle to visit his daughter. He is also very proud of his new insurance agency team member. $100
Jim Ventriglia: bragged on Ken Bradley's birthday and Terry Dworaczyk. $200 to the compassion fund.
Ken Bradley: bragged on his birthday and his upcoming trip to the Del Mar race track. $51
Tim Seifert: survived a scary ordeal involving his electric bike and some scrapes and stitches. $25 He also bragged on James Thomas and his banking flexibility. $25
Terri Stricklin: was thankful that her knee surgery went well and she is now on the road to full recovery. She thanked everyone for their well wishes. $50
Laurie Tamura: someone actually stole the Urban Planning Concepts bank account, but the felony was noticed early and corrected. Minimal damage was done. She was very thankful to James Thomas and Mechanics Bank. $50
Mike Moats: in case you didn't notice, Mike was gone for two weeks. He and Susan went to Vancouver, Canada and took a cruise to Alaska (dog sled ride). $50 brag and a $50 fine (too long brag).
Holly Edds: was fined $30 for wearing a helmet to groundbreaking ceremony (thought she was working for Cal Trans)laugh
Central Coast Airfest
Chris Kunkle
Today's program was presented by Chris Kunkle who is the President of Central Coast Airfest. After a three year hiatus, the event is finally back and scheduled for October 15 & 16 2022 at the Santa Maria Airport. Over 20,000 people are expected to attend. Jets and aerial acrobatics are just a few of the entertainment options that will be available to the crowd. Exhibits, food trucks and merchandise kiosk's will be scattered around the grounds for attendees to enjoy. Tickets can be purchased online at Adults are $25, Children over 5 $15. Parking is FREE. If you should have questions, please contact our very own Jim Bray who is an active member of the Airfest Board.
Jim Small & Chris Kunkle

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