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NEWPORT-IRVINE ROTARY CLUB , 2013

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Last Meeting Highlights Take a moment to see what you missed and view upcoming events..

Last Meeting Notes Pres Bob called meeting at 12:30 Invocation: Greg Arbues Pledge: Bailey Smith 4-Way Test: Ed Smith Visiting Rotarians and Guests: John Brainerd as Sgt of Arms recognized a large number of visitors and guests. Rotarians included Paul Hsu from Taiwan, now resident in OC & Steve Hammers, with the eCLub. Norm Wittt introduced his son Steven A Witt. Jared Roethlisberger Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch was introduced as a guest. Prior Rotarians who joined us included Jim Villers, Shannon Burns & Al Rasch. Jim was good for a series of his great jokes. Rockne Flanagan introduced his wife Shirley. Dave Halm introduced his neighbor, Fred Maley a former Rotarian and past city manager of Villa Park. Honorary member Greg Arbues introduced his guest as did Jim Parsons, his son Jim. Brian Gates, our Italy-based member, shared details of his business and family life in Rome Italy and USA; good to see you back Brian... Announcements: - Norm Witt asked members for donations to help Scouts attend summer camp; contact Norm if you can help Scout Troop 645. -­‐ Cecil Hess mentioned the Stop Hunger Now event on Saturday

APRIL 4, 2013

with 6 members participating: Cecil himself, Ed & Carol Smith, Jim Parsons, Guy Harden and “Singh” Sawhney. Fun & a great event packing 100,000 meals. Fine Mistress Blanca tested our CPA members for knowledge of the highest tax jurisdictions.... Collecting from those who did not know Aruba and Sweden exceeded US rates. Program of the Day: John Moorlach, our Orange County Supervisor from the 2nd district was our special speaker Thursday. John’s talk featured an update on the current situation facing our county government. He gave a sobering overview of county finances, the employee Pension Obligations with possible solutions, and some State Initiatives which affect the county and the financial stability our local government faces in the coming years. Check photo album link below for meeting highlights and key slides from John Moorlach’s interesting presentation. - Cecil Hess, Reporter

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Meeting Speaker

Thursday, April 4th Roger McGonegal -Rotary Foundation Grants PDG and District Foundation Chair McGonegal will present an overview of the new Rotary Grants Model for RI Global and District Grants. The Key to obtaining future grants is club participation in a Grants Management Seminar, available to members either on April 6 or April 20, and the signing of a Memo of Understanding. Roger is a native of suburban New York who spent his early summers working at a small resort hotel owned by his family in western Connecticut. He is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, and began his career at The Plaza Hotel in New York. ---------------Upcoming Speakers/Events-----------------Thursday, April 11th, 12:00pm Dr Daniel Garcia DC - Health & Nutrition Thursday, April 18th, 12:00pm Chris Epting - Old Orange County Thursday, April 25th, 12:00pm Gary Konecne-Disabled Sport/Wounded Warriors Thursday, May 2nd, 12:00pm Dark - for District Conference NIRC Rotarians help “Stop Hunger Now”: Six NIRC members joined 70 other volunteers to pack 100,800 meals for Haiti Sat Mar 22nd From left Jim Parsons, Carol & Ed Smith, Singh Sawhney, Shamila Mustafa [eClub West], Cecil Hess & Guy Harden. Plan to join our next event.

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New Lunch Buffet price $15 UCI students... $10 UCI Rotaract club members.. $5

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NEWPORT-IRVINE ROTARY CLUB

APRIL 4, 2013

Spotlight

, 2013

Happy Birthday Mar 5 - Darryl Sato Mar 11 - TJ Snyder Mar 12 - Len Fullmer Mar 17 - Frank Mead Mar 25 - Brian Gates

Happy Anniversary Mar 3 - Mian & Naila Aquil Wishing extra Health to Bob Dunham Lou Van Lochem & Pat Brainerd

Computer/Website Info

Please “Like”  our Facebook Page   www.fb.com/ni.rotary and spread the word to our friends [1] Website www.NI-Rotary.org [2]  Club  Calendar  Invite  friends  to  join   [3]    Click  for  Map    Directions  to  help  a     visitor  find  our  mee7ngs.. [4]  Click  Make-­‐up  Map    for  District  clubs   Click “pin” to display club name, address, meet date +contact. Double Click takes you to Google Maps for driving directions [ Smartphone compatible ]

[5] Download free Mobile Rotary Club Locator App Find a club to visit when traveling.. Available/Click for iPhone Android, and BlackBerry Rotaflyer Editor: Guy Harden Reporter: Bill Zeller; Photos: Guy, Cecil Hess, Uzo, Bob, Darryl Published by

Newport-Irvine Rotary Club Bob Fish, President Art Kleinpell, President-Elect Patricia Brainerd: Pres.-Nominee Sanjay Dalal, New Generations/Rotaract Cecil Hess, Community Service Russ Johnson, Membership Guy Harden, International Service Singh Sawhney, Vocational Service

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