Bulletins – 2023 Q3

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

SRJC Public Safety Training Center

Rotary Club of Windsor – Meeting notes                                                        September 26, 2023
  1. Good Morning! - Rotary Club of Windsor!
  2. Pledge of Allegiance – Dianne Brabetz
  3. Inspiration – John Hakenberg presented historical quotes from John Adams
  4. Song – Susan Cole, Rotary Rock
  5. Visiting Rotarians – Welcome our own RCW member District Governor Tom Boylan
  6. Guests – Cherise Arnold, SRJC Public Safety Training Center
  7. Windsor Historical Moment - NW Pacific Railroad completed through the town in 1872.
  8. Windsor HS – Windsor High Scholl is looking for volunteers for the Senior Mentoring program.  Chief Raasch discussed his great experience last year mentoring a Senior student through his senior project.  (Who wouldn’t want to shadow the Chief of Police!)
  9. Halloween Party – Carol Martin.  October 21 Funding Food & Toy Drive at Odd Fellows Hall. Dancing and fun with the other service clubs.  This event will sell out.
  10. November 4 – Monica McCabe is leading our club in Daffodil Planting 4500 bulbs! 2.5 hours planting followed by quick lunch at the Senior Center.  Great opportunity for hands-on community service and we’ll see our bright results next spring.
  11. Website Barbara thanked Tom Boyland for developing the “Giving Time” District website for members to find opportunities to participate in hands-on Community/Environmental projects throughout our Rotary District.
  12. Fundraiser – Michael Juric is hosting planning meeting for our next “Fun”raiser efforts, small, medium, and large. 
  13. SCARC – RCW hosting this month’s SCARC on Thursday, here at Charlie’s.  International theme “we are the world”.  Any costumes or photos for slideshow decorations, etc. would be welcome.  See Pam if you have something to loan to the club for the meeting on Thursday.
  14. Tee Shirts coming for RCW members to wear during service projects.
  15. Membership – Maureen leading membership meeting if you have membership questions, here is a great opportunity to learn more about sponsoring and being a Rotarian.
  16. Windsor Parade is on Saturday – Saturday Rotary float, plus Wonderbread 5 Concert on the Green and the RCW Margarita Bar.
  17. Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Fellows – Brian Ling described the donation process on the RI website and the Donation Report that is available to each Rotarian.  DG Tom Boylan encouraged participation and the pride he has seen throughout the District and Internationally by being a Paul Harris Fellow.  Brian presented recognitions to our members:
    • Kurt Mitchler – Paul Harris + 1
    • Barbara McChesney – Paul Harris + 1 and +2
    • Pegi Ball – Paul Harris +5
    • Bill Bolster – Paul Harris +7
  1. Program – Cherise Arnold, SRJC Public Safety Training Center
    • Received Rotary Scholarship from Sebastopol Club, happy to go “full circle” and be presenting to Rotary Clubs today
    • Established in 1960, Two Rock area
    • Moved to Windsor in 2002
    • 6000 Annual Enrollments
    • Programs: Fire Technology, Law Enforcement, In-Service Corrections and Dispatch, Emergency Medical Care, Administration of Justice
    • Classes, degrees, training, certificates, +++
    • Strong Workforce Program
    • Proud to be part of the Windsor Community
  1. Thank you to our guests and volunteers.
    • Setup/Domingo Calleja
    • Greeter/John Hackenburg
    • Song/Susan Cole
    • Scribe/Brian Ling
    • Inspiration/John Hackenburg
    • Photography/Barbara McChesney
  1. Closing comments and Adjourn – President Doug talked about his career in Fire Service and maintaining active certifications.  He has watched the success of the Training Center from Two Rock to Windsor and it has produced thousands of terrific servants to our community.
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The Mission of Windsor Rotary
The mission of the Rotary Club of Windsor is to serve our community and the world. We strive to better communicate with our members and with the community to inspire and mobilize both our local and global community in health, education, and peace to create transformative change.

Rotary Club of Windsor
P.O. Box 819
Windsor, CA 95492
Phone: 707-892-0492
Email: info1@windsorrotary.org

Tuesday at 7:15 a.m.

Charlie’s Restaurant
Windsor Golf Course
1320 19th Hole Dr.
Windsor, CA 95492
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