The Pulse, for the Week of April 24, 2023

NEXT TUESDAY’S SPEAKER: Republic FC Owner Kevin Nagle Long before he helped fund and kick off the United Soccer League’s perennial powerhouse, Sacramento Republic FC, Kevin Nagle was kicking around innovative ideas for managing health and pharmacy benefits more cost-effectively for payors and patients. In 2001, the entrepreneur founded a company called EnvisionRx. In 2014, […]


The Pulse for the week of April 17, 2023

Jean Runyon Award to be Announced The late  Jean Runyon not only was one of our region’s foremost business and civic leaders but also, in September of 1987, she became the first woman to join the Rotary Club of Sacramento. In remembrance of Jean’s trail-blazing spirit and her commitment to championing women in business, we […]


Pulse for the Week of April 3, 2023

No Meeting Next Tuesday   There is no meeting on April 11th. On April 18th, our speaker will be Jun Reina, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Capitol Public Radio. —————————   Recap of the Meeting of April 4th Reported by Nancy Teichert Two Homers in His First Two Games Baseball was the theme […]


Pulse for the Week of March 27, 2023

Ex-Giant Headlines Sons’ Day John Bowker hit homeruns in his first two games as a San Francisco Giant, the first player in franchise history to accomplish the feat. The Rio Americano High School graduate and grandson of long-time Rotarian Jack Bowker will be our featured speaker for Sons’ Day on Tuesday, April 4th, at the […]


Pulse for the Week of March 20, 2023

Back to His Roots Jim Cooper served two terms in the California Assembly, but the job he really wanted all along was the one he won in last June’s election to succeed Scott Jones as Sacramento County Sheriff. Cooper had a highly decorated, 30-year career in the Sheriff’s Department before losing to Jones back in […]


The Pulse for the Week of March 14th, 2023

This Bank is Not Under Water What’s a water bank? Does it have a drive-thru? ATMs? Does it have an app? How do we make withdrawals? Next week’s guest speaker, Sacramento Regional Water Authority Executive Director Jim Peifer, will answer those, and much more pertinent questions, at our meeting on Tuesday, March 21st, at noon […]


Pulse for the Week of March 6, 2023

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Kelly Perennial club favorite Kelly Brothers will join us next Tuesday for our weekly meeting. A popular local radio and TV personality as well as the former partner of a wealth management firm he co-founded, Brothers will regale attendees with stories of his family’s migration from Ireland to the U.S. […]


Pulse for the Week of February 27, 2023

  Will It Still Be the Sacramento Zoo? It appears that the day is not far off when the Sacramento Zoo will be moving. Is the move a done deal? And if it moves to Elk Grove, will it still be the Sacramento Zoo? Find out the answers to those and other questions at next […]


Pulse for the week of February 13, 2023

Pulse for the week of February 13, 2023 Flying at the Speed of Life Legendary pilot, author and nationally known inspirational speaker Brian Shul will share his remarkable story in a special presentation to Rotary Club of Sacramento at its regular weekly meeting at noon on Tuesday, February 28th, in the auditorium of the Annunciation […]


Pulse for the Week of February 6, 2023

The Pulse for the week of February 6, 2023 You’ll Love Hearing from Kitty! Broadcasting personality KITTY O’NEAL is a very public figure, whether smiling for the TV cameras while wearing fabulous evening gowns on Academy Awards red carpet, or dressed a bit more casually while behind the microphone anchoring the KFBK Radio afternoon news. […]