President Diane Woodruff welcomed all to the strains of Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration,” and gaveled the meeting to order at 12:09 pm. She reminded us that Rotary was started to do good in the world and encouraged us to do so. President Diane led the club through the Pledge of Allegiance and then encouraged […]

Daughters Day Magic!

One of the club’s happiest and most treasured traditions was renewed at the club’s annual Daughters Day celebration. President Diane called the meeting to order and immediately handed the gavel to Amaya Barnes, granddaughter of Steve Heath. Amaya’s first task was to introduce the talented trio from Sacramento Youth Symphony who had serenaded guests in […]

Mead, and Mead!

  The December 11 meeting served as the club’s Annual Meeting, and as such, current Board members and officers were introduced and thanked for their hard work throughout the year. President Diane Woodruff presented Jim Leet (Boutin Jones) with his official President-Elect pin; he takes over on July 1. Past President Diane Mizell announced the […]

Foundation Day!

The December 4th meeting was Foundation Day! We distributed our annual report which reminds us of the tremendous impact, both in dollars and services, we gave to the Sacramento area and for international projects. The result of the Big Game (Stanford and Cal) was on the minds of more than a few Rotarians. President Diane […]

Cars and More from Rick Niello!

Once again, we had a great turnout with the undertone of the Big Game (Stanford and Cal) on the minds of more than a few Rotarians. President Diane asked for a moment of silence for former club member Dick James and his wife Kris, who passed away in a plane accident on November 17. Memorial […]

Connection Creates Hope, and Hope Saves Lives!

The November 13 club lunch featured a presentation on the importance of caring support for those contemplating suicide. Guest speaker David Woods Bartley, who nearly took his own life in 2011, gave a moving talk about his journey back from the brink. His co-presenter Judy Nelsen, mother of a young man who took his own […]

Play Every Day!

Welcome: President Diane Woodruff gaveled the meeting into being at 12:10pm, noting that our club, “the oldest, biggest and best Rotary Club in our region,” had been recognized with an award at the recent Rotary Foundation Dinner. Thought for the Day: Steve Huffman shared observations relating to the anticipated presentation of TV guy ‘Rob on […]

Aggie Square Coming to Town

The expansive generosity of Rotarians was on full display at our October 30 luncheon, through the numerous examples of our club’s good work throughout the community. Meeting Sponsor Past President Dave Cohen (Cohen-Durrett, LLP) generously donated his time to Don and Dawn Nahhas, founders of Josh’s Heart, Inc. This organization was created in memory of […]

Ballot Initiatives in the Upcoming Election

In just two short weeks we will have the privilege of going to the ballot box to make our voices heard in the upcoming mid-term election. With that in mind, President Diane Woodruff convened the weekly luncheon. Diane informed the club of the passing of longtime member Ken Stieger and a moment of silence was […]

Club Pedals to Triumph Thanks to Plethora of Volunteers

The 2018 Sacramento Century was a resounding success – netting over $100,000 to help children in need. Under the enthusiastic leadership of President Diane Woodruff and event co-chairs Susan Sheridan and Roy Alexander, the event attracted 1,100 cyclists and grossed over $220,000.   After expenses, over $100,000 is headed to the Crisis Nursery program at […]