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Meeting Bulletin - May 14, 2024

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Transcendence Theater

  1. Good Morning! - Rotary Club of Windsor!
  2. Pledge of Allegiance – Led by Ed Turner
  3. Inspiration – Monica McCabe. Act like you are making a difference because you Are making a difference.
  4. Song – JB Leep led us in a fabulous Happy Birthday to Carol!
  5. Visiting Rotarians – Dennis Harris prior Windsor Rotarian now a Board Member at the Rotary Club of Deltan Michigan, soon celebrating their 25th Anniversary.  Welcome back Dennis!
  6. Guests – Anna Louise (Dancing show Th/Fr at WHS, everyone is welcome to attend), Francie Baker (Maureen’s sister attending her 1st Rotary meeting), Ethan Cullen (Heather’s son),
  7. This year’s message from President Doug - Did I Make a Difference?  What wrongs did I right?  What hurts did I heal?
  8. Windsor History Fact, Willie Hoppe, June 1915 undefeated LW Boxer lived in Windsor.
  9. Calendar, Board meeting Monday night (20th) via zoom, all members are invited to attend.
  10. Teacher Appreciation Recap, Thank you to Pam for putting together a great program.
  11. Various Announcements (Environmental Challenge, Board Retreat,) –
  • Environmental Challenge - Barbara McChesney gave a Thank You to Pegi Ball, Sue Nelson and Kurt Mitchler who all participated in abundance and lead the club in reducing plastics in our daily lives. 
  • WRCF Investing Task Force -  Sue Nelson welcomed club members to attend a brief meeting today at 8:30am, to discuss the task force recommendation to the Board for changing our investment structure and engaging in new fund management/administration to support our regular efforts.
  • Interested volunteers can sign up for set up and /or clean up at Grad Night, contact Beth Smith if you are interested or have any questions.
  • Rotary Bar on Thursday Night’s on the Green – Renee Hyde explained our annual International Fundraiser every week during the Summer Night’s series.  It’s a great way to volunteer and have some fun with your fellow Rotarians.  Sign up for a Thursday night, it’s a lot of fun and everyone is welcome.
  • Leadership Windsor graduation of the inaugural Class is tomorrow!  21 Graduates of this first class.  Michael Lacompe, Alissa Johnson, Steve Klick, and Jim Curry are in the graduating class, and Maureen and Sue have been active in the program organization as well, it’s a great celebration of a long planned opportunity.
  • District Conference this weekend with our own Tom Boylan as District Governor.  Dinner is Friday night, and the conference begins at noon on Saturday at Sally Tomato’s in Rohnert Park.  All Rotarians are welcome and you can sign up on the District 5130 website.
  • Barbara and Dave are leaving this weekend to Singapore and will be representing us in for the Int’l Convention.  Have a great time Barbara and Dave!
  1. Program – Transcendence Theater Company with Maggie Simental, Operations Manager
Maggie shared the upcoming year for TTC and their signature “Best Night Ever!” series featuring four shows this summer: Summertime, Don’t Stop Us Now, Dancing in the Street, and The Gala: A Sentimental Journey.  The shows this year will be at Fazio Field The Magical Field of Dreams, near the Sonoma Plaza.  Maggie also shared how TTC works every year and their significant Community Impacts including the annual Kids Camps for children ages 8-12 and 13-17, to learn the arts and theater.

Following a lot of great Q&A we were all reminded to share our own “Best Night Ever!” and have the pleasure of supporting our community at the same time.
  1. President Doug - Thank you to our guests and volunteers.
    • Setup – Domingo Calleja
    • AV Setup – Brian Williams, JB Leep
    • Song – JB Leep
    • Scribe – Brian Ling
    • Inspiration – Monica McCabe
    • Photos – Sue Nelson
    • Guests -  
  1. Closing thoughts and Adjourn –

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.

The Windsor Rotary Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit, Fed EIN #68-0185065.


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Charlie’s Restaurant
Windsor Golf Course
1320 19th Hole Dr.
Windsor, CA 95492
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Rotary Club of Windsor
P.O. Box 819
Windsor, CA 95492
Phone: 707-892-0492