In An Age of Disinformation, Misinformation and Fake News – How Do We Keep Local News Alive?

  In the words of Aretha Franklin: Who’s Zoomin’ Who?   PRESIDENT KEVIN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) virtually gaveled the meeting to order introducing participants while heckling WALTER DAHL’S (Dahl Law, Attorneys At Law) cartoon voice, recapping his recent camping trip, praising TOM BACON’S (BCRE – Bacon Commercial Real Estate) golf game, and confirming […]


    ALLISON CAGLEY (Friends of Sacramento Arts) offered welcome to the following guests: Jennifer Martindill, of Cambria Solutions: Information and Technology Services; Lea Miller, CEO -Habitat for Humanity, guest of PAST PRESIDENT SUSAN SHERIDEN; Jud Riggs, Manager of Teichert, guests of PAST DISTRICT GOVERNOR FRED and NANCY TEICHERT.   JAMIE FURLONG (Bangerter Financial Services) […]

A Primer on Education in the Midst of a Pandemic  

      Sporting a Rotary baseball cap, President Kevin Smith-Fagan (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) opened the meeting with enthusiasm for the opening of Major League Baseball with the San Francisco Giants playing the Los Angeles Dodgers.     President Elect Bob Miller (First U.S. Credit Union) dressed in his Dodgers cap, shirt and […]


  PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) started his first meeting after inauguration with his usual humorous comments enjoyed by all. BILL SHUBB (U.S. District Court) put us in a good mood with the song “Ain’t Misbehaving” on his ukulele and led the Pledge. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO!  Members with musical talents […]


  The Rotary Club of Sacramento elegantly ushered in KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) as the 107th President of the Club. It was a sunny day in Zoomland and the backdrops of our Rotarians varied from lakes in the Trinity Alps to FairyTale Town. The smell of lavender, mint, and baked chicken filled […]


    On the 366th and final day of the Leet Administration, DICK OSEN welcomed his fellow Rotarians in honor of PRESIDENT JAMES L. LEET.  This historic event was the first virtual Rotary demotion in the zoomisphere.     PRESIDENT JIM’s special guests in attendance were:   Patricia Mccarty-Leet Elizabeth Leet Jackson Christopher Leet Don […]

President Jim Leet – Innovative President Succeeding in Challenging Times

    Our esteemed President James L. Leet (Boutin Jones) called to other the last regular meeting of the Leet Administration. Despite many rumors to the contrary, Jim assured the attending Rotarians that military intervention would not be required for him to leave office. Jim noted that June 30th is his 366th day, so he […]

The Young Professionals at the Helm… with an Update on Our State Parks

      Young Professionals President Jamie Furlong (Bangerter Financial Services) welcomed Rotarians both young and not so young. President Jamie thanked the Chair of the Day YP Sarah Hodge (California State University, Sacramento) and led us through the Pledge of Allegiance. President Jamie introduced Jeff Stone (Hub International) for the Thought of the Day. […]

An Update on the Future of Travel in Sacramento

An Update on the Future of Travel in Sacramento By Danielle McGarrity and John Goralka   Rotarians were greeted by sweet tunes on the ukulele by our own Bill Shubb (U.S. District Court). More than a few Rotarians were singing along and tapping their fingers. Thank you, Bill! President Jim Leet (Attorney, Boutin Jones) called […]

A Sacramento City Councilman’s View of the Existing Political Challenges and Differences

    President Jim called the meeting to order from his private Zoom room and welcomed the 80+ Rotarians who were on the call, each in their respective Brady Bunch squares with Coronavirus coifs on full display. Our Chair of the Day was Kathy Herrfeldt (Owner/Home Care Assistance).   Forest Junod (Retired, MD) shared his […]