Find out which Rotarian loves numismatics
in this week's 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
Fernando Estevez is back in our club! He received his NEW blue badge this morning!
Rat Fink
Dick Erbe was our Rat Fink this morning and he shared information on Super Bowl quarterbacks.
Hats Off Goes To...
Rob Hitchcock received the Hats Off Award this morning.
Hardly Strictly Moment...
Dan's words of this morning were from Bob Louden's Final Frontier.
Family of Rotary
Pam Perry talked about the upcoming Family of Rotary planned for Saturday, February 25th at Jim and Kathy Lowry's house. Sign up sheets are on the table and space is limited to 25 people! 
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.
Bolio is Back
Bill Klepper 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.
STEPS Conference Update
Mike McCaffrey talked about the STEPS Conference this past weekend and how impactful it was for those in attendance. 
Drawing from Simi Sunset Rotary Club
Ryan Mills said that the Simi Sunset Rotary club is selling Opportunity Drawing tickets to win a river cruise! Tickets start at $25.
Prospective New Member
Lee Seaton
Retired Fire Marshall
Santa Monica Fire Department
Tom Marsh
Travels to Tanzania
Tom Marsh talked about his trips to Tanzania as an operating room nurse. He talked about the medical care at the Kagondo Saint Joseph Hospital, the surgical room and the supplies that they don't have and the ones they do! During his time there he assisted on 56 major surgeries and 12 minor. As a result, he is trying to raise money for the Kagondo Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation.
He also shared information about the Albino population there - 1 in 1000 are born with Albinism. Before his last trip, he came to our club to collect items for the children there and shared photos of them wearing the hats and sunglasses we had sent.
If you would like to contact Tom please reach out to him at
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Welcome Guests
This morning we welcomed:
Tom Gomez
John Johnson
Ryan Mills
Tom Gomez
Ryan Mills
Photos from
Today's Meeting
Susan Joseph
Service Master Retore by Restoration Pros
Operations Manager
Why I'm in Rotary:
I have joined Rotary to give back to my world which has given so much to me.  A happy, healthy family & friends

What people don't know about me:
I am co-owner in our family business: Aloha TC Services. We provide transaction services to real estate brokers and agents in regard to the escrow process.

Strange but true:
I absolutely love anything to do with metaphysics. Will rearrange almost anything to go on weekend retreats.

Passions, hobbies, interests:
I love coin collecting, sea shell collecting, cooking, gardening and dog training.
Most of all taking Tai Chi classes with my family.

What I'm really good at:
Helping people in times of need. Providing dinners, shopping and anything needed when someone is down on their luck.

One goal I'd like to accomplish:
I would love to build an aquaponics system. This has been a family goal for sometime.

Favorite place to vacation/visit:
Pismo Beach, CA. When I was young our family vacationed there. My dad was very into dune buggies.  I have gone there many times over the years.

On my bucket list:
To take a cruise around the world.

Most embarrassing moment:
Any form of public speaking. I know what I want to say but it does not seem to come out right. Working on it!

If I could come back to life as anything:
It would be a dog. I believe dogs are the best of everything. Kind, loyal, giving, & full of energy, just to name a few.

In other news
Polio Update - We're this close!
There have been 3 cases in 2017 of Polio due to the wild polio virus.  The most recent case of Polio was January 27th in Pakistan.  Click on the link below for more information.
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