Posted by Denny Patrick on Dec 12, 2017
President Tom Presents gift to Noon Club Past President Steve Venables for speaking at our meeting tonight
Present Tom's Quotes for the evening.
"The greatest glory in giving lies not in never falling, but rising every time we fall"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus"
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody is watching."
Satchel Paige
 January 4th- Rotary Blood Drive at Cracchiolo's  Market  1320 E Main Street, 8 AM to 1PM.
January 6th- Cemetery Work Day.  Bring gloves and garden tools
Brian, our Membership Chair spoke briefly about the Rotary's west Coast study on growing and maintaining club members, we are include in the study due to our very positive growth rate.  Please keep in mind and share ways to recruit new members and keep our Luna Vista family growing! 
Don't forget we are collecting wine for one of our Raffle prizes.  Please bring bottle to next meeting if you can so we can get the cases (2) ready.
Steve Venables  Past President of the Woodland Noon Club, and one of the Godfathers of Luna Vista joined us for a book reading tonight from his autobiographical book Visalia Class of '60.  Steve has recently retired from the travel industry and gone on to write three books.  We all enjoyed hearing of his whimsical accounts of growing up in Visalia. Steve brought several books to share with his fellow Rotarians.  Thank you Steve for this lighthearted and fun evening.