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In the Spotlight!
Meeting Responsibilities
March 16, 2017
Boucher, Carolyn
Anglin, Jim
Borovay, Larry
Flag Salute
Chapin, Ed
Guest List
Gordon, Larry
Malan, Au.D., John
Rat Fink
Sellfors, Erik
March 23, 2017
Gray, Tim
Hartman, Gregg
Sharma, Arun
Flag Salute
Jambazian, Mike
Guest List
Donnelly, Bob
Vines, Mel
Rat Fink
Kruglov, Louis
March 30, 2017
Gesell, Dan
Hart, David
VanDyck, Harry
Flag Salute
Perry, Pam
Guest List
Wagner, Kailey
Bromberg, Bruce
Rat Fink
Wolfe, Sam
Upcoming Events
Adopt -A -Highway -Terra Rejada Road Clean Up
Elvenstar Riding Academy
Mar 11, 2017
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rotary Career Festival 2017
Boys & Girls Club
Mar 11, 2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Harley Valley Bowl
Mar 19, 2017
Senior Center Lunch
Simi Valley Senior Center
May 24, 2017
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Mar 09, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
Titan LED
Mar 23, 2017
Simi Valley Archers
Mar 30, 2017
Simi Valley Chamber Tourism Alliance
Apr 06, 2017
Evening Meeting - Wood Ranch Golf Club
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Mike Mutal
March 3
Jeff Whipp
March 6
Eric Little
March 9
Dale Doria
March 10
Jarrod DeGonia
March 10
John Bagnall
March 11
Chas Wilson
March 14
Pat McDonagh
March 14
Andy Keowen
March 16
Dave McCormick
March 17
Jim Anglin
March 20
Pam Perry
March 28
Lee Dominick
March 30
Pam Perry
March 5
Ed Chapin
March 10
Jeff Birkner
March 12
Jesus Torres
March 12
Andy Keowen
March 14
John Bagnall
March 17
Jim Visage
March 18
John Ryu
March 31
Join Date
John Bagnall
March 6, 2008
9 years
Gary White
March 12, 1987
30 years
Demi Fox
March 13, 2014
3 years
John Baxter
March 13, 2014
3 years
Pat McDonagh
March 13, 2014
3 years
Pat Abruzzese
March 17, 2005
12 years
Jesus Torres
March 21, 2013
4 years
Larry Gordon
March 21, 2013
4 years
Executives & Directors
Past President
Club Service
International Service, Co-Chair
Community Service,Co-Chair
Community Service, Co-Chair
Vocational Service, Co-Chair
Vocational Service, Co-Chair
Public Relations
Youth Service, Co-Chair
Youth Services,Co-Chair
Family of Rotary, Co-Chair
Family of Rotary
The Rotary Foundation
The Rotary Foundation, Co-Chair
Director at Large
Director at Large - Cajun Chair
Director at Large
Director at Large
Director at Large
SSR Charitable Foundation Chair
RMCP Chair
President Elect Nominee
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Highlights of Today's Meeting
Hats Off Goes To...
Steve Johnson received the Hats Off Award this morning for trying to get members to fill out In the Spotlight each and every week!
Hardly Strictly Moment...
Dan's words of this morning were from Rodney Crowell's I Know Love Is All I Need.
Career Day for High School Students
John Baxter talked about the upcoming Information and Career Day on Saturday, March 11th at the Boys & Girls Club from 10 am - 12 pm. See flyer in this bulletin for more information.
FAYM Looking for Volunteers this Weekend
Mary Paseta and Louis Kruglov are looking for volunteers for FAYM this weekend.  Please read the flyer below for more information and contact them if you can help out!
Tierra Rejada Clean Up Day
Carolyn Boucher talked about the upcoming 3rd Semi-Annual Tierra Rejada Clean Up Day planned for Saturday, March 11th see flyer in this bulletin below for important information.
Bolio is Back
John Tolson reminded us that that Bolio this year will be sponsored by all five clubs again and Special Olympic children will bowl with us. Save the date -- Sunday, March 19th.
Exchange Student Looking for Support
Angie Carrillo, our exchange student from here who will be going to Belgium, is trying to raise money by doing odd jobs for people -- dog walking, house sitting, etc. If you have something for her to do, please contact Mary Paseta to reach her. 
Cajun Kickoff Next Week - Volunteer Sign Ups Now
Larry Silverman said the volunteer sign up hub is now up and running and that you should sign up before it goes public next week. If you go to the Cajun site you will find the Volunteer Link -- this is it now -
Simi Valley Hospital's Dedication
Dan Jaeger reminded us that the Simi Valley Hospital will be dedicating their emergency room pavilion next Thursday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m.
Guido Hajenius
Guido Hajenius works with an organization, iEmpathize, that is working to eradicate exploitation of youths. One of the programs is the Empower Youth Project, which empowers youth and equips adults to preventatively recognize and respond to issues of exploitation. He shared several moving videos about the various organizations and their works in helping bring awareness to human trafficking.
He talked about another Norma Bastidas and iEmpathize teamed up on a grueling, record-setting journey completing the worlds' longest triathlon all to fight Human Trafficking. There will be a movie premier on Friday, March 24th at the Downtown Independent Theater, 215 S. Main Street.
Rotary Club FinderNeed to find a club to do a makeup?  Or find out where Rotary clubs meet while you are traveling?  Click here to access the Club Finder page on the RI website.
Welcome Guests
This morning we welcomed:
Dwight Thompson
Angie Carrillo
Photos from
Today's Meeting
In other news
Polio Update - We're this close!
There have been no cases in 2017 of Polio due to the wild polio virus.  The most recent case of Polio was November 2nd, 2016!  Click on the link below for more information.
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