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MEETING DATE: August 12, 2021

President James Thomas
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: President James Thomas
INVOCATION: Jerry Schmidt

GUESTS OF ROTARIANS: Joey & Nicky Hickox
Rotary Step Down Party: If you have not RSVP'd to the upcoming party (see below), please contact Mike Gibson as soon as possible. If you have vegetarian needs that evening, please let Martin Testa know.
Econ Alliance Golf Tournament: is happening on August 23. If you would like to participate, contact Laurie Tamura for more details.
Elk's Rodeo Circle of Champions:  See Pat McDermott. Dealers needed.
YMCA Golf Tournament: See Shannon Seifert for more information.
SMV YMCA Golf Ball Drop: Buy a ball for $25 each for your chance to win big. See Mike Gibson for details.
Shoes for Students Golf Tournament: See Kate Ferguson for details.
OCAF Chalk Festival: Saturday September 25th, 2021 - 10:00 AM- 3:30 PM On the last Saturday in September, Old Town Orcutt turns into an explosion of chalk art masterpieces, live music, public art, and community engagement.
2022 Barn Party Luau: A firm date has been 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.
Today's Rotary Minute: Kate Ferguson tells about how she was introduced to Rotary. Fund raisers, Barn Parties, Strawberry Balls & Talent Shows. Kate loves that we play hard and work hard and she is especially appreciative of her "Paul Nelson" award.
Rotating Dinners: Kate Ferguson is now organizing meal dates that will get random members (and their guest) together with other members for an afternoon or evening of Rotary fellowship. Please let Kate know if you would like to participate as a host or guest.
Shannon Seifert: Bragged on Kate for being "conscious" every Thursday morning and for being such a hard worker. $30
Wendy Foxen: Mentioned that this Sunday will be the last concert at our Rotary Park. 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Special space is reserved.
Randy Wise: Bragged on Dave LeRoy and his new 2021 Toyota Venza. Looking forward to the monthly payments. $50
Holly Edds: Bragged on the pictures and the trip to Morrow Bay for Project Surf Camp. $30
Mike Gibson: In addition to being fined, bragged on a recent trip to Glacier National Park. $25
Tim Staffel: Bragged on the recent Hancock Rodeo Team Fundraiser & Auction where they raised about $16,000. $50
Laurie Tamura: Mentioned that she worked at Glacier National Park in 1977 and also bragged on her birthday. $64
Mike Gibson, Pat McDermott & Mark Jackson: Were fined for not talking about their trip to Glacier National Park.
Joseph Hickox & wife Nicki Hickox were our guests today and Joey gave us an overview of this career in the AirForce and told us about Chick-Fil-A in general and especially about Chick-Fil-A in Santa Maria.
A partial list of Joey's education included United States Air Force Academy, Harvard University , John F. Kennedy School of Government (U.S. Russia Security Program), George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Air University (Master of Military Arts and Sciences), University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign (Master of Science )MS - (Psychology)
A partial list of Joey's flying career included Student Pilot  (Columbus AFB, MS), Instructor Pilot and Flight Commander (T-37), C-5 Aircraft Commander , Instructor Pilot, Flight Examiner and Chief of Special Operations, Operations Officer and Commander
(C - 21A - Learjet 35)
Being a fan of flying I found this to be an amazing program.
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And the winners are..............Jerry Walsh & Mark Clark

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