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Ted Calvert's presentation will answer ‘What does land conservation do for you?’  and will focus on Sonoma County Ag + Open Space lands, and Landpaths work.
Healdsburg High School Interact Club with host meeting!  See if you can answer their "easy" questions.  

With the upcoming holidays, in this last meeting of 2020, we kept things more informal and within our Rotary family.

Archie Julian challenged everyone to identify the decorated homes and business of their fellow members. He then shared some of his own background and interests.

Lance Cottrell then talked about cyber security with particular focus on the recent massive breaches in government networks caused by a hack against the company SolarWinds. He then segued into a craft talk on his time in astrophysics, entrepreneurship, and working with spooks in the national intelligence community.

Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/TxI2FKMspB8


In this meeting, we presented Colleen with her farewell gifts and generally hassled her in a show of affection.

Dr. Stan Jacobs spoke to us about his dream to provide life-saving wound care training for developing communities around the world.  Past-president King George Dutton recommended Dr. Jacob's program to us to explore as a possible International Project or come up with ideas about how to move this wonderful idea along.  It's a simple but effective idea and could save lives and limbs.

Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/Hta7nDSp2E4

On December 9th, 2020, our speaker was Ryan Xavier, CEO of GoGalora, whose company provides an internet platform connecting people with skills, items they make/produce that they can sell or barter.
They just launched a page for exchanging food, and crafts in the Healdsburg area.
Check it out at https://gogalora.com/healdsburg-home/
Rotary Club of Healdsburg Sunrise December 2nd meeting.
In addition to normal club business, Nadya Rued, Interact Club president and daughter of our own Steve Rued, will joined us for a special recognition.
Bob Rogers, Sebastopol Rotarian and polio survivor, will spoke to us about Polio Plus. Bob has spoken to our group over the years and always provides the most relevant news and achievements about our international efforts to eradicate polio.
Got Presents Project presents? Check with your social group and help us help this family have a good Christmas. Our family is a single mom of five. I can't even imagine how to do this. Two were a handful.
Recording of our 11/11/2020 meeting:
Thank you to our Veterans!
Thanks to Tom Tevendale for your inspiration and for sharing your story
Thanks to Mary Roddy for her presentation of how, through genealogy, she pieced together the story of a WWII friend of her father's whose cause of death remained a mystery. It is a compelling, relevant, inspiring and a beautiful tribute.
Will Seppi secured a $35k grant for our club from the Healdsburg Tourist Improvement District for a community holiday lighting project - more details to come. Our help will be needed.
Doug Pile discussed this year's Presents Project. We will contact each social group to help with a family member.
We thank Colleen for her contributions to our club before she moves away to the North - we are preparing a proper send-off and will be in touch with all members shortly.
California State Senator Mike McGuire spoke to our club immediately following the national election. He talked about the national and local results to the extent they were known. He also talked about how Covid has impacted our budgets, and what the government is doing about wildfire mitigation. Mike also took questions from our members.
Watch it here, or on YouTube: https://youtu.be/SqhB73HmGoc
Rotary Club of Healdsburg Sunrise Meeting on October 21, 2020
Watch the meeting recording here: https://youtu.be/uqE_g7_zBc0
October 21st is:
7:05 am           Start meeting
  • Inspiration – Larry Orr
7:08 am           Committee Reports
  • Trunk or Treat – Update - Jay
  • 2021 Healdsburg Bike Tour – Larry Orr
  • Choices chair
  • Bike Tour committee
  • Sgt at Arms
7:15 am           Call for Announcements
  • October 24 – World Polio Day – Lance Cottrell
    • Video shown during the meeting: https://vimeo.com/356074766/09093ee441
  • Gratitude Grant – Will Seppi
7:25 am           Recognitions - Colleen Carmichael
7:35 am           Craft Talk – Larry Orr
7:45 am           Discussion of Halloween Memories
8:10 am           Final announcements
  • 10/28 Dark for board meeting
  • 11/4 Guest speaker State Senator Mike McGuire (day following election) and craft talk, Jack Mallinson.
You can watch a recording of our September 23rd meeting on YouTube: https://youtu.be/KON6nsV3cb8
Our speaker this week was Doug Johnson - District Governor, District 5130. He provided an inspirational talk on the mission of Rotary and how we can persevere through our current circumstances.
We heard reports on our upcoming Drew Esquivel charity golf tournament and online auction, planning for next year’s bike tour, updates on our socially distanced club socials, and the Memorial Beach cleanup on 9/26.
Jay talked about developing plans for virtual Halloween activities including giving away pumpkins, and a project to build play equipment from donated logs at the North Bay Children’s Center.
Lee Morton provided our weekly inspiration as well as a craft talk.
Our president, Nancy Palumbo, invites everyone to come out for the Memorial Beach Cleanup on September 26th.
Our speakers this week were Samantha Ponts, Health Educator, Mendocino County and E.B. Troast – Sr. Education Manager
San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties from Planned Parenthood of Northern California. They discussed how to talk about the sensitive questions kids often ask about sex and relationships.
We also heard from Kathryn Hecht, executive director of the Alexander Valley Film Society who talked about their upcoming film festival.
Greetings fellow Jesters!
You can now watch a video recording of our last meeting on YouTube. https://youtu.be/6weAi58cXHo
In line with Rotary International’s Membership & Club Development Month, the Rotary Club of Healdsburg Sunrise August 19 meeting was hosted by our esteemed Membership Committee:  Diane Bucher, Leanna Dole, Terry Tremblay, Bob Mosby, and Andy Esquivel. 
Our guest speaker was Dick Kirk, chairperson of California Rare Fruit Growers.  
The recording of our latest meeting is now available on YouTube.
The guest speaker for September 2 meeting was our own Dr. Bob Mosby and his topic, at the request of our club, is 'unconscious bias.'
Skip Brand, owner of Healdsburg Running Store has collaborated with RCHS Foundation 501c3 to raise funds to feed our firefighters. This idea kicked off last Friday and has raised close to $38,000 from our community. Thank you to all who have supported this effort.
HRC Go-Fund-Me Food For Firefighters: https://www.gofundme.com/f/food2firefighters
Carl Milfeit delivered his craft talk.

A Roll-thru Rotary 4th!

Notice: We changed our 4th of July plans in response to the recent spike in COVID cases in Sonoma.
The Sunrise Rotary Club invites all parents of children in Healdsburg to pick up bags of fun patriotic craft items on July 4.

Come to the Community Center beginning at 10:00 AM. Cars should enter at the north end of the parking lot and drive through the loop. We will place the bags in your trunk or back seat for safe hands-free delivery. Look for our large Rotary Duck out front along with our costumed ducks.

Parents, please post pictures of your children in working with these crafts or in 4th of July costumes to social media with #Healdsburg4th and tagging our club's social media accounts. We will highlight your photos on our website and social media.
Twitter: @rotaryhealdsun
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Healdsburg Sunrise

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Healdsburg, CA 95448
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