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Bending But Not Breaking: The Strength and Resilience of Foster Youth

    Rotary Meeting: March 9, 2021   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) called the meeting to order from his Fairytale Town-themed Zoom room. While it wasn’t noted during the meeting, this author is struck by the fact that with a year of shelter in place behind us, we Rotarians have become […]


Daughter’s Day!

  Rotary Meeting: December 15, 2020   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) called the meeting to order and immediately passed the revered gavel to our Host for the Day, JAMIE FURLONG (Securitized Real Estate Specialist of Bangerter Financial Services) for the commencement of Daughter’s Day 2020. Banging the gavel, which was gifted […]


A Sacramento City Councilman’s View of the Existing Political Challenges and Differences

    President Jim called the meeting to order from his private Zoom room and welcomed the 80+ Rotarians who were on the call, each in their respective Brady Bunch squares with Coronavirus coifs on full display. Our Chair of the Day was Kathy Herrfeldt (Owner/Home Care Assistance).   Forest Junod (Retired, MD) shared his […]


Our Annual Meeting

Led by President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones Inc.), yesterday’s luncheon was our club’s annual meeting, which happens every year. (Everybody is a comedian). During the meeting, we welcomed a returning member and a brand-new member. After his tenure at another club, which shall remain nameless, John Shelby (Merchants Bank of Commerce) has returned to the […]


A Tribute to the Woodruff Administration

  There were tears.  There was laughter. There was were silly costumes.  President Diane’s demotion had it all and it was an appropriate reflection of her gracious service to our Club over the past year. As emcee, Elfrena Foord (Foord, Van Bruggen & Pajak) introduced John Wood (McGee & Thielen Insurance) for a humorous roast […]


Aggie Square Coming to Town

The expansive generosity of Rotarians was on full display at our October 30 luncheon, through the numerous examples of our club’s good work throughout the community. Meeting Sponsor Past President Dave Cohen (Cohen-Durrett, LLP) generously donated his time to Don and Dawn Nahhas, founders of Josh’s Heart, Inc. This organization was created in memory of […]