The Pulse for April 16, 2024

President Todd welcomed all comers to our weekly meeting, including his older sister’s family! They were visiting from out of town and stopped by to see the head honcho in action. PP Diane Woodruff quoted George Bernard Shaw in her thought for   the day, which included: “I am of the opinion that my life […]

Uniform Gratitude: Armed Forces Day 2019

  The club hailed the troops, past and present, at the club’s annual Armed Forces Day celebration. The patriotic tone for the day was set with the ceremonial posting of colors by a U.S. Naval Color Guard, and the club’s singing of the national anthem, led by Jon Snyder (Snyder Commercial Real Estate), Kevin Williams […]

Brazil, Bungee, Burlesque, Blood, and Blitzing!

It was a boisterous time at the weekly club luncheon, but it began on a somber note. President Diane Woodruff shared the sad news that longtime club member Bob Gaines had passed away. The club observed a moment of silence in his honor. Services for Bob will be held on February 24 at 3pm at […]

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 […]

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 […]


Sacramento State isn’t just located here. It’s Sacramento’s university. So proclaimed school President Dr. Robert Nelsen, who ticked off an impressive list of Hornet accomplishments in his speech at the club’s August 14 meeting. Meeting Sponsor Linda Geery (Gilbert & Associates) donated her time to Alliance for Education Solutions, represented by Charles Carter. AES advocates […]