RCOS Newsletter for January 23-27, 2023

  Be Passionate About Our Reunion! With the pandemic in our rear-view mirror, now is the time to get long-time friends back together. And what better way to do that than by holding a Rotary Reunion—and combining it with our traditional Passions Day on January 31st? Also, don’t forget to sign up for Brown Bag […]

The Revival of Classical Music in Sacramento

Rotary Meeting, October 18, 2022 GREETERS, SCRIBES, IMAGES, AND LIBATIONS! Our crackerjack Rotarians of JIM HENDERSON (Messing Adam & Jasmine, MAGGIE HOPKINS (Capital Premier Lending & Premier Realty, and CHRISTIE HOLDEREGGER (Volunteers of America) welcomed our colleagues to a full room. The Pulse Reporting duties were carried out by PAUL ‘SCOOP’ KEEFER (Pacific Charter Institute) […]

Rotary International Focuses on Clean Water Worldwide

Rotary Meeting, August 9, 2022 The Rotary Club of Sacramento pulled out all of the stops as we celebrated Imagine International Collaboration. We enjoyed great music, great food, and great fellowship! LET’S GET THIS MEETING STARTED! Rotarians and guests were greeted by PAST PRESIDENT WALTER DAHL (Partner/Dahl Law, Attorneys at Law) and SERGIO ROBLES (Field […]


Rotary Meeting, June 21, 2022 We had a standing-room-only Rotary lunch meeting (until more tables were brought out) to enjoy a fantastic meal (kabob chicken and rice with a terrific dessert table). Our esteemed public officials bring out our fellow Rotarians! Our 84 Rotarians and guests were greeted by LAURIE WRIGHT (Tri Counties Bank) and […]

A Visit with the Sacramento Arts Community

Meeting: August 10th, 2021 Introduction PRESIDENT BOB MILLER (Business Services Manager at First US Community Credit Union) greeted the club with his homage to the 80’s music. Some Rotarians jumped when the music started. MICHAEL BULLINGTON filled the room with world class piano tunes demonstrating one of his many talents! Rotarians were welcomed by the diligent […]

May the 4th Be With You!

    Rotary Meeting: May 4, 2021   Introduction & Guests Galore PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) ushered in May the 4th Be with you in dramatic fashion. As it turns out, Darth Vader attempted to take over Presidency – but through a high energy heroic light sabre battle, Kevin was victorious! […]

Is Mars Closer Now? Are Men Really From Mars?… Don’t Forget Your Valentine!

    Rotary Meeting: February 9, 2021   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) successfully warmed the meeting up with informal conversation about all things Mars, including the famous Mars Bar. As it turns out, the Mars Bar is a good friend of our well-known friends at Blue Diamond! We welcomed three guests […]

A Rotary Salute to Our Armed Forces

      President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones Inc.) gaveled the meeting to order and began by thanking members who served during the meeting. Special thanks to Mike Bullington for greeting us with the piano and to our greeters, Christie Holderegger (VOA), Joel Hockman (Pucci’s Pharmacy), and Marcella Cooper (Girl Scouts). Thanks also to Paul […]

Are You Ready For The Sacramento Century?

  Our esteemed President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones) called the meeting to order. Rotarians helping Rotarians was the theme of the day. Callee Setzer (Setzer Forest Products) kicked off the presentation offering a fantastic overview of the Sacramento Century including last year’s success; 1,150 registered riders and $115,000 earned on behalf of the Sacramento Crisis […]

From Sacratomato to Internationally Renowned Art Town

  Art Makes You Smile Thank you to Allison Cagley (Friends of the Sacramento Arts) for her introduction of David Sobon. David presented Wide Open Walls, the mural projects across Sacramento. His enthusiastic presentation described the growth of the program with over 90 permanent installations in the last three years. David’s skills at development allowed […]