November 28, 2011
Jill Hanson from Old Town
The club has reserved the Ingomar Club for the night of December 16th for our annual Holiday Party. No-host cocktails start at 5pm, with dinner starting at 6pm. Eureka High's Limited Edition Choir will perform at 6:45pm. For reservations, please contact Mike Cunningham at 441.1111.
Greg Gardiner spoke about the need for more support for Toys For Tots. Times are tough and sponsors have been reducing their donations. On a good note, Rotaract members collected 600 toys over the weekend.
Diane Cipperley was recognized for her son’s recent wedding and for her retirement from Humboldt Area Foundation at the end of the year.
Dave Dillon went to Hawaii and then was given the option of waiving the fine for performing a hula. Let’s just say that the entire group was relieved when he opted to pay the fine instead.
Jim Hunter has celebrated 5 years at his Eureka location.
Gary Phelp went to the Hawaii with the family for a week.
President Greg Pierson was caught slipping the fact that he went to the Boston area for Thanksgiving. This prompted Past President Bert Campton to fine President Greg $50.00 for Polio Plus. President Greg in return pointed out that Past President Bert Campton went to Palm Springs for a Rotary meeting, but he was not fined since it was official Rotary business.
Eric Bergel gave a speech about the current Youth Exchange program and then introduced our speaker Marina, our inbound exchange student from Brazil. She ran a PowerPoint presentation about Brazil.