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DID YOU MISS YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT DURING THE PANDEMIC?

Disclaimer: As a resulting impact of the Dixie Fires, there is no recording of last week’s meeting available. INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT BOB MILLER’s (Business Services Manager at First US Community Credit Union) walk up music lured a rowdy crowd in from the lobby. Maybe PRESIDENT BOB is secretly being sponsored by big haired English bands from […]


And So It Begins… The Miller Administration

Rotary Meeting: July 13, 2021 INTRODUCTION: Newly elected PRESIDENT BOB MILLER (Business Services Manager at First US Community Credit Union) welcomed his term with the walk-up music from Tears for Fears, “Everybody Rules the World.”  Please draw your own conclusions on this shamelessly veiled power grab. BOB handed out many thank-you’s to fellow Rotarians who […]


Armed Forces Day

Rotary Meeting: May 25, 2021 Introduction: PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) called us to order on our 71st Tribute to Armed Forces Day. A day where we commemorate the men and woman who defend our freedoms and our liberty. ALLISON CAGLEY (Sergeant in Arms) Executive Director of Friends of Sacramento Arts) welcomed us […]


The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity is almost here

Rotary Meeting: January 12, 2021   Our Zoom-erific meeting was launched by PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town). PRESIDENT KEVIN announced one of this week’s special guests, KRISTIN OLBERT, who will be coming to Sacramento this Summer. We were so honored to have her tune in all the way from her current location […]


A Lesson of Gratitude

  Rotary Meeting: October 20, 2020   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) kicked off the pre-meeting with some fun trivia. How many questions did you get correct?   ALLISON CAGLEY (Sergeant in Arms) (Executive Director of Friends of Sacramento Arts) introduced RIVKAH SASS (CEO of Sacramento Public Library) who gave our thought […]


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 […]


An Update On Pain Management And The Opioid Crisis

  Mike Bullington welcomed us with a few piano melodies as President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones, Inc.) tried to quiet a raucous Rotary crowd for our 2nd meeting of 2020! Greeters included Sam Peters (Construction Testing Service), Steve Huffman, and Kelly Huffman (Safety Center Inc.). Bullington pulled double duty and acted as our photographer for […]


If You Think You Can, You Can – A Mountain Climber’s Story

    President Jim Leet(Boutin Jones) called the meeting to order with a big thank you to Elfrena Foord (Foord, Van Bruggen, & Pajak) on the ivories… to Robyn DeLong (Coldwell Banker), Dan Guth (American River Bank) and Sarah Hodge (California State University, Sacramento) for greeting incoming Rotarians, after which they hit the wine reception […]


Unconstrained Fellowship

  President Jim Leet (Attorney/ Boutin Jones Inc.) kicked off this meeting like an old pro! Elfrena Foord (Foord, Van Bruggen, & Pajak) played the Titanic theme twice on her opening piano set only to Leet’s chagrin – thinking that might be an omen……Greeters Ann Solomon and Amin Elmallah welcomed Rotarians.  Jackie Kirkwood (Goodwin Cole […]


Talking Business

  It was an action-packed club luncheon with a big focus on the generosity of club members and the club’s philanthropy, followed by far-ranging comments by the head of the state Chamber of Commerce Allan Zaremberg. David Brandenburger (Newmark Knight Frank) was the meeting sponsor and he graciously donated his time to Dr. Darice Goodman, […]