Cogwheel Archive

Rotary Cogwheel: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008

January 3, 2008

  • Today’s Program: Mathew Taylor, Returning Exchange Student (Taylor)
  • Birthdays: Marie Perry (12/31), Fred Rogers (1/4) and Curtis Tiano (1/6).
  • Next Week: Linnea Johnson, Returning Exchange Student
  • Last Week: The fabulous Troubadours took center stage and shared their holiday concert with us. Our own Gary Meidt conducted. Fifteen strong, the Troubadours’ song list included reverent patriotic tunes, buoyant pop medleys and traditional Christmas carols, all with barbershop harmonics. They hit it out of the park! The Troubadours are always looking for new blood. Don Anderson extended an open invitation to our members to consider joining their ranks. (Has he heard us sing?) Their rehearsals resume on Wednesday, Feb. 6. They practice from 12:30 to 2 p.m. every Wednesday and perform concerts in June and December.
  • Guests: Scott Davis and Alex from Rio (Dilley).
  • Scholarship Enhancement: John Stull and friends
  • Announcements:
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, will bring “To China & Back Fundraiser” featuring Gao Hong and the Chinese Dance Theater. Tickets are now available. Rick Estenson said volunteers will be needed that evening to usher and help with food. More later.
  • Rotary is responsible for delivering Meals-On-Wheels January 13 – January 26. Contact Joseph Crippen if you can help.
  • Marie Fritz Perry, our club’s very own children’s book author, appeared on KARE-11 TV last Saturday to promote her new children’s book “Cecil’s New Year’s Eve Trail. Congratulations Marie.
  • Coming Up:
    Jan. 17 – Javier – Exchange from Ecuador,
    Jan. 24 – Chinese New Year, Tom Durkin and Rick Estenson
    Jan. 31 – Bill Ostrem – Non-motorized transportation, Safe Routes to School, (Chris Richardson)
  • New Members
    Steve Ryan — Manager, Paint Products
    Jim Grabau — Sales Genome Sequencing