President Joe Arnold called the meeting to order welcoming members and guests to another beautiful day in Fullerton.
He acknowledged October 3 as National Kale Day as proclaimed by none other than the National Kale Growers Association who have been celebrating since 2012. He also acknowledged the upcoming date of October 5 as World Teacher’s Day which was designated to honor educators by UNESCO around the world.
Finally he recognized that on October 3, 1863, Abraham Lincoln designated the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day; and that on this date in 1913, President Wilson signed into law the US Federal Income Tax.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Marty Burbank followed by Karen Xie who provided the Invocation
Guests in attendance include Ann Kiernan (Dan Kiernan); Dea Wemmer and Gizi Clemmer (Joe Lins), Sally Williams (Jim Williams), Adrianna Lanting and Wilma Vandenburg (Jim Vandenburg), and Kaaren Hathaway (Bob Hathaway).
$10 – fellowship event: Game Night @ Bill Mathy’s House, 5:30 p.m., October 28 – RSVP Terri Grassi
Fellowship lunch information is available on tables. Questions, ask Sandy Hayes.
Bill Goetsch’s family have planned a Celebration of Life for our dear friend and fellow Rotarian next Wednesday, October 10, at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m., with a lunch available afterward.
Jim Blake is doing well per Joe Lins.
Maryallyce Jeramiah is doing well – plans to start attending meetings again.
Jog-a-thon is coming up soon. Contact Dan Ouweleen or Glynnes Pruett for more information, to volunteer, or to become a sponsor.
Recognition Master – Larry Bennett (with assistance from Jeff Hutchinson)
Marilyn Richards birthday is tomorrow
Bill Mathy, has an anniversary on Friday – 44 Years
Zoot – Anniversary on Friday – 16 years of marital bliss
Joanne Brannock – Birthday on Oct 7
Vimal Seth – October 8, celebrates his birthday – 62 years young
Cathy Gach – Oct. 9 Spouse birthday
Special Presentation by Not Ready for Prime Time Productions with the return of the ED SULLIVAN SHOW
A cast including Dr Waco (Ken Kaisch) and the Insane Asylum – including performers on Drums (Jim Ripley), Bad Ass Billy baseman on base (Bill Hite) and Bones (Scott Dowds) on Key Board, Bobby (Bob Sattler) on Sax, Hot Lips (Danny Kiernan) on Trumpet and Smiling Joe (Joe Lins) on Trombone.
Live on the Ed Sullivan Stage – Ed Sullivan (Greg Hickman) who welcomed everyone to a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious show! Other stars included Miss Patsy Kline (Glynnes Pruett) – and the lip-synch fun continued.
Next – two men with charm for all the ladies in the room Mr. Julio Inglese (Michael Cochran) and Mr. Willy Nelson (Travis McShane).
The club was treated with a great surprise. Her unique blend of rock ‘n blues, presented by no other than the “Pearl,” Janis Joplin (Kimberly Barlow).
From Cincinnati, rather Chico via the windy city of Chicago, we were next presented “The Blues Brothers” (Dan Ouweleen and Raco) complete with shades and disguises.
Mr. Sullivan didn’t know what to expect next! A final encore of “Sole Man” closed out the show with all performers on stage.
Special thanks to the technical and creative crew Jim Williams, Susan Ouweleen, and her hubby Dan.
Joe Arnold closed the meeting with a fitting quote from Will Rogers: