Our club photographer, Richard Acosta, has been faithfully recording meeting events on camera. His photos are posted here. Scroll through them by placing cursor over photo and click on arrows.
Dec 6: Sergeant at Arms Chris Mecca complained that he never gets his picture taken. He actually does, but maybe he doesn’t know it because, as you can see, he is not watching! Don Porter presents winners of the Paul Harris Duck Race, and Megan Pratt receives her certificate for the Polio Plus Society. Terry Soeteber, former Juvenile Justice Director, introduced our speaker Jim Goodwin, the present Director.
Nov 15: Veteran Harry Mackin from Rogue Gateway Rotary honored our Veterans.
Nov 8: Lawton Lesuer and David Morrison receive their Blue Badges and Catherine Healy receives her Polio Plus Society Certificate. Our speaker, Chief Bill Landis, is introduced by Terry Soeteber. After his presentation on Grants Pass Public Safety, President Cynthia presents Chief Landis with a the speakers gift, a water cup in recognition of Rotary’s commitment to clean water.
Nov 1: George Trahern receives his blue badge, Rob Brandes conducts an election of the worst Halloween treats, and speaker Scott Stoddard does a presentation on the Grants Pass Daily Courier.
Oct 25: Terrall Blalock and crew lead the song. Pick your favorite Terall picture. Cherryl presents our inspiration, Timari Davis and Megan Pratt get their blue badges, and Timari also receives her Polio Plus Society certificate. Nelson answers questions on Polio Plus. Josh and Lawton present their vocationals.
Oct 4: Polio Plus Pie Auction, with Chris Cauble the winner. Dennis Roler presents the Duck Derby report, awarding checks to the beneficiaries and thanking our sponsors.
Sep 27: New member Melissa Hays, sponsored by Susan Seereiter. President Cynthia presents certificates to club members who won Duck Derby Prizes. Chris Cauble and Megan Pratt presented their vocationals, introduced by their sponsors Fred Borngasser and Timari Davis.
Sep 20: Fred Borngasser is honored for his last place finish in the Paul Harris Duck Race, Rob Pelle gives us a lesson in understanding reality, and Officer Donaghy explains the new cell phone law. Returning exchange student Maya tells of her time in Germany. Nelson Maler is presented an honorary diploma.
Sep 13: Kevin Widdison, introduced by Barbara Bean, made a presentation on the Food Bank.
Sept 6: Don Porter promotes the Paul Harris Duck Race, Ruth Berkey reported on duck sales to date, and Bill Thorp presented a Rotary Moment. Roy Lindsey introduce the speaker, Carrie Prechtel, who discussed the 211 Health and Social Services information service.
Aug 30: Ryan Hess brings in the Grants Pass High School Band for the song and pledge, Ruth Berkey makes request for volunteers for the Duck Derby, and Sarah Francis & Dave Morrison present their vocationals.
Aug 23: Debbie Derenski & Darlene Dart promote the Polio Plus Golf Tournament, Marty Bauer shares a Rotary Moment, and new member Kathy Healy is introduced. Dr. Cathy Kemper Pelle, introduced by her husband Rob, gives us an update on the Rogue Community College.
August 16: Sheriff Daniel was presented by DA Ryan Mulkins. He gave us an update on how the department was affected by the tax levy, and answered numerous questions.
August 9: Midge Renton and Barbara Bean presented Rotary Friendship Exchange visitors from clubs in New Mexico and El Paso.
July 26 and Aug 2: Programs were the Japanese Balloon Attack and the Imagination Library.
July 19 – Jack Luce readies the meeting room, Illinois Valley President Ted Crocker talks up the Bluegrass Festival, Rob Pelle tells us about Rotary Leadership Institute, Cliff Kuhlman accepts RIF recognition award, Nelson Maler accepts Paul Harris award, and Lilly Morgan & Timari Davis present their vocationals.
On July 12, Dennis Roler gave us an update on the Duck Derby, helped out by 4H, one of the beneficiaries of the event. Also, President Cynthia displayed cup that was awarded by the Mayer of Grants Pass to the 4 local clubs for community service.
On June 28, Nelson presented his State of the Club Address, a review of the club accomplishments for the year. This was followed by a “roast”, a presentation of a number of gifts for the outgoing pres, and a handing of the gavel to new President Cynthia.
On June 21, Cynthial Harleson reported on her trip to the RI convention, Michael Blair received a Paul Harris award, Richard Acosta and Peggy Anderson received their blue badges, and our Assistant DG Gina Marie Agosta gave a presentation on how to access and use the District and Club Database (DACdb).
On June 14, Juliette, our exchange student from Belgium, presented her highlights from her year in Grants Pass. Also, speakers from ODOT presented plans for upgrading the bridge.