President 2014-2015
Edward Wight
Edward Wight
Rotary International
District 5150

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Rotary International is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 34,416 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries & geographical areas. At last count there were 1,216,779 members. 

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As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary’s main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.


The Rotary Club of Ross Valley was chartered on May 21, 1925 and is one of the oldest clubs in Marin County. We are now in our 90th year of service. Our meetings are every Wednesday, 12 Noon until 1:30 PM at Deer Park Villa, 367 Bolinas Road in Fairfax. (415) 456-8084

 

We currently have 29 active members in the Rotary Club of Ross Valley.

 

 

WE WILL BE 'DARK' NEXT WEDNESDAY (Oct. 1)

 

 

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On Sept. 24 we were hosted at The Cedar's of Marin.  We met at the Textile Art Center in San Rafael.

 

 

 

 

 

 

After our lunch we visited the various sites at the Center

 

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Our Meeting of Sept. 17 started of with a presentation on Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) by Suzanne Karch of the Mission San Rafael Rotary club

 

 

Our speaker for the day was Lido Cantarutti, Director of the Italian Film Festival

 

 

 

 

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September 10 was the date of our District Governor's visit.  First we had a meeting of our Board of Directors

 

The discussion must have been very intense, since the doughnuts and pastries are still in the uppper corner "untouched".

 

 

NEXT OUR DISTRICT GOVERNOR, CHRIS GALLGHER AND OUR ASSISTANT GOVERNOR ( JAYNE HULBERT)

WERE THE PROGRAM FOR THE DAY

 

 

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Our speaker for August 27 was Patricia Swensen's daughter, Cole.   Cole gave talk on local poets.

 

 

 

 

 

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Our speaker for August 20 was Laurie Fo from Yoga Garden in San Anselmo

 

 

with an example using a very limber Ted Wight

 

 

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Our meeting on August 13 started off with the introduction of 2 visiting Interactors from Drake High,

Megan Dillon and India Neville

 

 

 

We also recognized Jordan Schneider and Dyland Reed.  They are 2 Eagle Scouts whose Eagle Scout project was to build steps up a steep grade leading to open space.  Our Club particpipated in this project along with Fairfax Lumber

 

 

 

Our speakers this day were David Johnson and his wife Jackie.  David is a photographer who studied under Ansel Adams in the 1940's.  Jackie is a retired Postmaster of Corte Madera

 

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Our last meeting for July was a traditional Burgers, Fries and Shakes on the patio at Deer Park

 

 

And we welcomed back our President Ted

 

 

After digesting our lunch we had Andrew Henning,

Marin County Regional Director of the Downtown Streets Team Marin

 

 

 

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Our speaker for July 23 was Mike Swezy, the watershed manager from Marin Municipal Water District

 

 

 

 

 

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Our speaker for July 16 was Bob Sylvestri of Community Venture Partners.

His subject was real estate development in Marin, the problems and some proposed solutions.

 

 

PHOTO PROVIDED BY JOHN SMITH

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June 26 was our Installation Dinner

 

FIRST A GET TOGETHER IN THE REDWOOD GROVE OF DEER PARK VILLA

 

FOLLOWED BY A FRIENDLY RENDITION OF OUR OUTGOING PRESIDENT

 

THE 'CHANGING OF THE GUARD' 

OUT WITH PAST PRESIDENT SUE, AND IN WITH PRESIDENT TED WIGHT

 

AND FINALLY RECOGNITION OF ROZAN, OUR PRESIDENT ELECT

 

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY JOHN SMITH

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Our meeting on June 4 started out with a little humor from Bill Taylor

 

 

After lunch we thought we did not have a speaker, but Chris Major from Novato Sunrise brought a guest, Kati Dombrosky (Marin Community Music School) and the both of them became the speakers of the day.

 

 

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Erik Scheller from the Rotary Club of Fisherman's Warf was our speaker on May 14

  

 

Erik presented information about LIFE Leadership (www.lifeleadership.com),

A program that provides leadership and personal development materials.

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Our speaker on April 9 was Patricia Mogilnicki from Legacies in Motion. 

Patricia is also a Rotarian in Marin Sunrise Rotary Club  

 

 

 


Meeting Time & Location Information
Wednesday at 12:00 PM
Deer Park Villa
367 Bolinas Road
Fairfax, California 94930  map it
Contact Information
Al Flood
phone: 415-457-5623
contact us
www.deerparkvilla.com

Rotary Club of Ross Valley-Fairfax

PO Box 415

San Anselmo, Ca 94979-0415

 

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