Meeting Responsibilities
March 7th, 2019
Kestly, Maggie
Hyrchuk, Ron
Jen Kin Berger, Laura
DeGonia, Jarrod
Flag Salute
Feco, Doug
Guest List
Finch, Jake
March 14th, 2019
Klepper, Sophie
Gray, Tim
Klepper, Bill
Gesell, Dan
Flag Salute
Hart, David
Guest List
Little, Eric
Rat Rink
Jaeger, Dan
March 21st, 2019
Kerr, George
Johnson, Steve
Koch, Janice
Freeman, Elaine
Flag Salute
Hawthorne, Nancy
Guest List
Hartman, Gregg
March 28th, 2019
Malan, Au.D., John
Dulcich, Vince
Schulte, Kim
Moffett, Richard
Flag Salute
Lowry, Jim
Guest List
Mahler, Harvey
Mar 07, 2019
Ventura Caregivers
Mar 14, 2019
Board Meeting
Mar 21, 2019
Assistant City Manager
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Mike Mutal
March 3
Jeff Whipp
March 6
Eric Little
March 9
Jarrod DeGonia
March 10
Bob Brill
March 11
John Bagnall
March 11
Chas Wilson
March 14
Jim Anglin
March 20
Linda Bruce
March 20
Lori Cromley
March 22
Lee Dominick
March 30
Ed Chapin
March 10
Jesus Torres
March 12
John Bagnall
March 17
Jim Visage
March 18
Join Date
John Bagnall
March 6, 2008
11 years
Gary White
March 12, 1987
32 years
Demi Fox
March 13, 2014
5 years
John Baxter
March 13, 2014
5 years
Jesus Torres
March 21, 2013
6 years
Joe J. Grinstead
March 26, 1998
21 years
Lori Cromley
March 29, 2018
1 year
Executives & Directors
Past President
Club Service
International Service, Co-Chair
International Service, Co-Chair
Community Service
Vocational Service, Co-Chair
Vocational Service, Co-Chair
Public Relations
Youth Service, Co-Chair
Youth Services,Co-Chair
Family of Rotary
The Rotary Foundation
Director at Large
Director at Large
Director at Large - Cajun Chair
Director at Large
SSR Charitable Foundation Chair
RMCP Chair
President Elect Nominee
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Highlights of Today's Meeting
President Mike McCaffrey talked about this month's articles on the Rotarian Magazine and highlighted how Rotarians come together to work for good throughout the world.  It is the believe that we can achieve peace through Rotary.  Click on the link below to read more in the magazine.
Membership Matters
Deb Davila highlighted those members that had 100% and 90% attendance each week at our meetings.  She said that by attending committee meeting or participating in events, this all counts towards attendance!  So remember to write it down when you come back to our Thursday meetings!
Members from the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Foundation were on hand to surprise Mary Paseta this morning as they announced that Pegasus Transit will be receiving the first-time award of Pillar of the Arts Corporation. This award, along with other community awards, will be given at their Spotlight dinner on March 11th.
Cajun Updates
Stella Ortiz announced the first ALL HANDS meeting planned for March 12th at 6:00 p.m. at Monte Vista.
Bill Klepper announced that next week will be our Cajun Kick Off meeting and is encouraging everyone to wear their Cajun attire.
Family of Rotary Food Tour Planned for April
Laura Berger said that today was the last day to sign up for the Food Tour of Downtown LA, planned for Saturday, April 27th at noon.  Cost is $80/pp.
Mike McCaffrey presented Tim Gray with a thank you from District Governor Sandi Schwartz for stepping up to house Peace Scholar Matthieu Grandpierron that was coming from France for two weeks when his original housing fell through!
District 5240 Baseball Game Sign Ups
Leigh Seaton said sign up sheets are now on the tables for the Dodgers versus Giants District 5240 Baseball game planned for Thursday, June 20th.  Cost is $75/pp Please see the flyer below for more information.
Kiwanis Roundup Needs Volunteers
Phil Englander from the Simi Valley Kiwanis club is asking for volunteers to sign up for a 4 hour shift at their upcoming Roundup, planned for Saturday, March 30th at Hummingbird Nest. Please reach out to him to volunteer at:
Rotary Scholarship Update
Kathy Scroggin talked about the new Universal Scholarship Application that the SVUSD will be using this year.  Most non-profits will be utilizing this new format.  Students can us the link below to sign up for scholarships now.
RMCP Meeting
Rob Hitchcock announced a meeting for this committee this morning after our meeting.
Simi Sunrise Charitable Foundation.card are now being sold!  The new cards are being sold for 10 for $100 or $10/piece. Remember, they can be used for all occasions -- birthdays, condolences, get well and more!
Please contact Cindy Jacoby to purchase cards -
Josh Alexander
Franchise Owner
Dr. Jason Peplinski
Superintendent SVUSD
Dr. Peplinski gave an overview of the district's 22 schools, which employs 2400 individuals, making it the largest employer in Ventura County.
There are 16,500 students and 700 teachers in the district and Dr. Peplinski highlighted the following:
1. New Programs
-- Project-based learning
-- Civic Leadership
-- Title 1
2. Connected Learning Programs
--Medical/Health Science and Engineering
--Performing Arts-Technology
--International Studies and Leadership
--Civic Leadership
3. Awards the schools receive each year including California Gold Ribbon School and National Blue Ribbon School.
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
Jeffrey Borovay
Michelle Bennett, Sherry Keowen, and Chris McCarty
Phil Englander
Matthieu Grandpierron
Richard Hinz
Matt Rowe
Jeffrey Borovay
Sherry Keowen, Chris McCarty, Marie Bennett
Phil Englander
Matthieu Grandpierron
Richard Hinz
Matt Rowe
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