Dr. Ami Bera Provides An Update On The State of Sacramento

Rotary Meeting September 1, 2020 PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) provided a musical alternative as an opening to the meeting by encouraging fellow Rotarians to name 10 songs that have a September reference. Looks like we all have a creative mind here, as we were easily able to accomplish this! Give these […]

A Visit with Mayor Steinberg

    PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) called the meeting to order, noting that it is currently Wizard of Oz day at Fairytale Town, which makes him Mayor of the Munchkin City and the Land of Oz. A magical start to our meeting! Polio has been eradicated in Africa, through the leadership […]

The Ride, Run, Walk, Skip of the Century

      This week’s meeting opened with a surprise rendition of Sweet Virus Time, set to the musical stylings of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline. This stunning performance was given by ELFRENA FOORD (Foord, Van Bruggen, & Pajak) and FORMER PRESIDENT DICK OSEN and was a lovely reminder to us all to propel California forward […]

Stinger’s Up – A Visit with CSUS President Dr. Robert M. Nelsen

      PRESIDENT KEVIN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) calls the meeting to order and welcomes our guest speaker, DR. ROBERT M. NELSEN. DR. NELSEN’S review of Sacramento State’s accomplishments and goals is truly inspiring.   ALLISON CAGLEY (Sergeant in Arms) (Friends of Sacramento Arts) introduced our guest ELLEN DAHL, WALTER DAHL’S (Dahl Law, […]

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 […]