Richard Hyde - E-Blub One
Al Bahn - Napa Sunrise
Wendell Laidley’s wife, Inger Laidley
Stevenson Atherton’s son, Andrew Atherton
None, although Belated Birthday Greetings to Carol Sobczak (July 25) and Warren Warner (July 30) whom Carol herself failed to attribute in last week's report.
Stevenson Atherton has a wedding anniversary this week according to our Rotary website, but he asserts this is incorrect. A reminder to members to review and update your web profile or be fined by President Margo!
Andy Bartlett has a wedding anniversary this week.
Jeff Epps has a Rotary Club Anniversary.
Next week there will be a new member induction ceremony for Rod Ellison, our new dentist in town.
The annual Teacher’s BBQ will be on August 14 at 12 noon at Crane Park. President Margo has sent an e-mail to all members with the details. Please wear Rotary apparel so that we have a visible presence at this event.
Sergeant-at-Arms Joice Beatty needs help with the Teacher’s BBQ. She needs five (5) people at 10:00 am at the park to unload and help set up tables. She needs another six (6) people to help set the tables at 10:30, and then of course folks to clean up. Let’s all pitch in and help Joice make this a success!
Carol Sobczak reminded us that the Rotary polo shirts we ordered (a long time ago) have arrived, and those unclaimed are in the back storage room with your names on them.
District Governor Michael Juric will be with us on September 11 to attend the Rotary board meeting and for our weekly luncheon. There will also be an evening reception at the Rianda House at 5:30 pm.
April Duge will be setting up a table in front of the Bison storefront for the Rotary Blub at Cheers! this Friday, August 3rd at 5:30 pm. There will be free wine and information for prospective new members. It would be great if more members would stop by and help April with recruiting efforts.
Suzane Sculatti would like everyone to read the article “New Traditions Bring In Younger Rotarians” on page 13 of the August issue of The Rotarian magazine. It describes the success of 29-year-old Katie Ehlis to recruit younger members to the various Rotary clubs she has been involved with.
Past President Kelly Crane and his firm, Napa Valley Wealth Management, was a sponsor for the event Wine, Women and Shoes on July 28th benefitting Napa Emergency Women’s Services (NEWS).
Natalie Klug recently returned from an eight-day Alaskan cruise with 14 family members. All returned unscathed.
Jim Smith, Orville Hammer, and John Sales
Michael Layne posed questions to selected members regarding advertising slogans and Olympic trivia. Ted Bystrowski and Dewitt Garlock proved successful, but the others did not advance to the qualifying round.