Weekly Bulletin

25 Jun 2019 4:49 PM | Anonymous

This final meeting of the Rotary Year was called to order at 12 Noon by President Patrick. He led the membership in the Pledge of Allegiance & the 4-way test.

Visiting Rotarians:    Tony Piño Lt. Gov, (ABQ Del Sol)    Frank Rivera A.G. (Rio Rancho)

                                    Kensey Lyons (Del Norte)   Banjo Bruce also attended as outgoing A.G. 

Guests:           Robert, Gary, Lisa, Yvonne, Gretchen and Vivien’s son, Aurin.

Club, District & R.I. News and Business:   

Don’t forget that your 2019-2020 yearly Rotary dues are to be submitted, starting 1 July. If you don’t want to part with your hoard of cash, write your $125 checks to “Rotary Club of Albuquerque Sandia”.

Gail has sold her home & signed up for another place in FL!!!! So, it looks like we’ll be getting the big kissoff in a few months… 

An RFE group will be visiting from Fredericksburg, TX, 15 July to19 July. The District needs host families for couples or singles. Call Donna at pedaceabq@aol.com or 349-8850, or Regina Guest at raeguest65@swcp.com or 792-0942. Hosts provide a private bedroom, hopefully a private bath, breakfast each morning, transportation by themselves or another club member, and possibly a few other costs for some meals and sightseeing. These costs will be determined by the hosting group.

There are still a few slots available for the RFE trip TO Wisconsin- October 3 – 11. If you’re interested in making the trip, send an email to Donna or to Regina. 

Today’s Program:    

Food and fun were the order of the day!

Our venue for today’s luncheon and induction ceremony was held at Mykonos Café, located in the Mountain Run Center. Lt. Gov. Tony Piño officiated at our induction ceremony and Frank Rivera swore  in our new board members. Yup, the rumors were true… Lunch was paid for by the Club. Many of our attending members brought a guest along to witness the festivities.

The 2019-2020 Club board and directors are as follows:

President – Vivien      Immediate Past President – Patrick   Secretary – John         Treasurer – Gloria

Sgt-at-Arms – Cheryl             R.I. Foundation – Dave          Youth Service – Allan           

Svc. Projects – Emily             Grants – Marion                     PR – Jan                      Programs - Karen

Jan will be doing our public relations and Patrick & Dayna will serve as our webmasters.

Today, we celebrated a successful 2018-2019 year headed by President Patrick. Our current board members were recognized and President Patrick summarized the Club’s year of achievements.

Our club’s outgoing AG, Bruce Bortner received our thanks for his year of service and we welcomed our new Assistant Governor, Frank Rivera.

We then welcomed the new Board and President for Rotary year 2019-2020.

Our menu today was pretty durn good!

There were fresh baked bread rolls with oil/spice dipping sauce and a house salad. The entree choices today were Pastitsio, Chicken Souvlaki skewer, Mediterranean Linguine & Parmesan Encrusted Sole .

There was also a dessert tray of assorted mini dessert bites (Savory Fare Cafe) along with Coffee, Tea and Sodas. 

There being no additional Rotary business, and since there was only a cash bar, our meeting was concluded one last time by President Patrick at 1:00 PM.

Programs, Happenings and Stuff & Such:

28 June            CCI’s Canines Golf Classic- We work the luncheon ONLY! 12N to 2PM

2 July              Board Meeting @ 10:30 AM

2 July              Regular Meeting – This’ll be a Club Assembly!

4 July              Independence Day

9 July              Regular Meeting –

16 July            Regular Meeting –

21 July            Silver Horizons’ “Strikes for Seniors”- 10A-3P.

23 July            Regular Meeting –

30 July            Regular Meeting –

6-10 June 2020 The family of Rotary is invited to experience aloha at the 2020 Rotary International Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Thanks to our members for assisting with setting up & striking Club equipment used to run our meeting.

The Rotary Club of Albuquerque Sandia.  For more information on service, please contact us:  service@RotarySandia.org

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