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 […]

A Visit With Kitty O’Neal

  The meeting began with a welcome by President Jim Leet (attorney for Boutin/Jones Inc.). Special thanks was given to our greeters, Robert Fuller (Delfino Madden), Theresa Wheeler (Prevail Public Affairs) and Lev Kaganovich (Energy, LEED & Commissioning Consulting). Jim also thanked Surrender Singal for sponsoring the wine reception, John Swentowsky (Swentowsky Photography) for keeping […]

A Rotary Story  –  When I became a Rotarian

  For years, I was a Rotary freeloader, attending as the guest of my husband, Fred, or my father- in-law Henry. As a newspaper reporter, I wasn’t allowed to join organizations since it might be seen to influence bias in our coverage. So journalists aren’t joiners. Because we are professionally neutral, we only observe, not […]

Save Money and Save Lives Through “CCTRP”

    Our own member Past President Scot Sorensen (St. John’s Program for Real Change) gave us real hope for the future of women who are in prison to return home, work and raise their children rather than return back to prison someday. “Save money and save lives,” said Sorensen, who runs a program of […]

U. S. Attorney Teams up with Local Law Enforcement

U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott started his speech with a joke. A guy walked into a bar and someone told him that Lions had sex like ten times a night. “Damn, I just joined Rotary,” the guy answered.