Meeting Minutes - March 6, 2018


Mountain View Rotary Club

Meeting Agenda - March 6, 2018
Notes by Dave
President Elect’s Greeting:  
Good afternoon!   I’d like to welcome you to the Rotary Club of Mtn. My name is Scott Johnson, your President for 2017-2018.  
Our Rotary International theme for this year is “Rotary: Making a Difference.”   Our District Governor Orrin Mahoney’s theme is “Developing Lifelong Friendships, While Making a Difference.”  Our Mountain View Rotary Club is “Having Fun Making a Difference.”  
Thought for the Day:   Dave (4’fer)       
Song of the Day:  Songmaster Phil
Introduction of Visiting Rotarians & Guests:  Bert
  • Thanks to Dave for being the “4’fer” today!
  • Mardi Gras Social Report -- Great Event!
  • Community Service Announcements --  Dave and Jim – Thanks to Scott for volunteering in March
  • Club Service  -- Twana and Tori
            Rotary Ski Trip March 8-12 … Bruce
            March 27th Social … Bruce
            Rotating Dinner, Sat, 4/28 … chaired by Anita   
  • President’s Club:   Thanks to all!  We are presently up to 25 members for a total of $3,750.      
  • Los Altos Rotary Cioppino Feed – March 9th, 6 – 10 p.m., Shoup Park Garden House
  • Next Board Mtg:  Thursday, March 22nd, 5 p.m.        
  • Kick out – June 22
Personal Sharing/Announcements:
  • March Bdays: Sheila – 2ndFred – 7th; Bill Maston – 10th; Jim Cunningham – 25th;   
  • Big Happy Birthday!
  • Ken bet with Fred and Jim on the Cal/Stanford basketball “Big Game”
Program:   Clara Roe, Life Moves – Introduced by Jim Cunningham
            “Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness”   
           Our speakers: Dr. Brian Greenburg and Nandini Gondhaleker
  • Speaker recognition:   “In lieu of a speaker gift, we are making a donation to our Rotary “Polio Plus” Program on your behalf.   Polio Plus is an effort to eliminate polio from the world.
Future Schedule:
March 13th -- Gary White, “Climate Reality
            4’fer:  Jim Cochran
March 20thRene Zimmerman,   “New Approaches at the YMCA” 
            4’fer:  Bruce Barsi
March 27th – DARK, no luncheon … But, evening social hosted by Bruce & Suzanne
Have a great week!
And remember…“Make Difference and have Fun!”
Bonus Photo – Susan our wonderful Mardi Gras hostess!