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September 13, 2021

The meeting was opened at noon on Zoom by President Klark Swan. Thought of the day was provided by Lynn Dugaw. Colby Smart led the pledge of allegiance. Rotary Blood Drive – Sept 25th 8am – 3pm. Call ahead and make appointments. Please sign up. You might win a basket of goodies in addition to

August 30, 2021

The meeting was opened at noon on Zoom by President Klark Swan. Thought of the day was provided by Fred Van Vleck. Mark Fazzone led the pledge of allegiance. Happy birthday to all those with August birthdays. On Saturday, September 25th there will be a Blood Drive from 8am to 3pm.  There will be prizes. 

August 23, 2021

The meeting was opened at noon on Zoom by President Klark Swan. Thought of the day was provided by Jerry Reece who discussed service above self. Lynn Dugaw led the pledge of allegiance. Happy birthday to all those with August birthdays.  President Klark has noticed that birthday people are not posting as much on Facebook. 

August 16, 2021

Klark Swan opened the meeting at noon via Zoom with 26 people in attendance. Brad Mettam talked about thinking about adding a Rotary background to your Zoom window and how that can also sell Rotary when you are in other meetings. Klark said we will continue to meet virtually for now but hopefully can meet

August 9, 2021

Klark Swan called the meeting to order virtually at 12:06pm. Thought of the day was provided by Chuck Ellsworth.  Chuck said in Quaker tradition he wanted us all to offer a silent prayer for anyone in your life that needs it. Brad Mettam – Pledge of Allegiance Birthdays in August – Debbie Storre was on

August 2, 2021

The Rotary Club of Eureka meeting was called to order by President Klark Swan at 12:22pm. After the pledge of allegiance Annalise Von Borstel provided a thought for the day. GUESTS OF ROTARIANS: Linda Wise introduced Donna Wright, CEO of Eureka Chamber of Commerce. The president of Lost Coast Rotaract was visiting. Carly also noted

July 26, 2021

The Rotary Club of Eureka meeting was called to order by President Klark Swan at 12:18pm. The flag salute was led by Klark Swan Thought of the day was led by Arny King Guests of Rotarians: Mark (Linda Wise); Eric Smith (speaker). Cindy Denbo (South West, Eureka) BIRTHDAYS Tom Schallert’s birthday is today!  Klark recognized

July 19, 2021

The Rotary Club of Eureka meeting was called to order by President Klark Swan at 12:25pm. Rick Littlefield led the Pledge of Allegiance. Blane O’Shaughnessy provided the inspirational thought of the day. Prayers were said for Ken Stoddard and his family. Ken’s wife’s daughter passed away.  Blaine read an inspirational thought entitled, “It’s really all

July 12, 2021

The first meeting of the 2021_2022 year was called to order by President Klark Swan at 12:20pm.  This was a hybrid meeting – both in-person and on zoom. Nancy Dean provided the thought of the day. Klark noted July Birthdays and asked for any birthday stories but nobody apparently had any fun on their birthday

June 28, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened her last meeting of the year at 12:35pm in person at the Inn at 2nd and C in Eureka! The invocation was provided by Anthony Stubbs who gave a heartfelt thank you to Mindy for her leadership and provided an inspirational quote about leadership. Mindy acknowledged the four outgoing board members-

June 21, 2021

Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at 12:25pm. The flag salute was given. Jera Newland gave the inspirational minute and provided a quote by Robert Kennedy. Mindy talked about the Fallen firefighter memorial at Clarks Plaza and Rotary Club of Eureka’s contribution. Klark Swan was recently in the news regarding her upcoming presidency. Birthdays: Bruce Rupp

June 14, 2021

The meeting was called to order at 12:25pm by President Mindy Sehon. This was a hybrid meeting.  Participants were in – person at the Elks Lodge and attending via Zoom. Flag salute was led by: Jera Newland Inspirational moment was led by: Klark Swan Dr. Kim Bauriedel talked about our newest Paul Harris Fellow. He

June 7, 2021

The Rotary Club of Eureka meeting was called to order by President Mindy Sehon at noon.  This is the first hybrid meeting of the club since we started meeting online because of COVID-19 concerns.  Attendees now have the option of meeting in-person or online.  There were 4 people attending online and approximately 30 in person.

May 24, 2021

The meeting was opened at noon by President Mindy Sehon via Zoom with 29 members in attendance. We heard from some of our winners for the Hegy and Wolford Scholarships. Blaine O’Shaughnessy gave a presentation on founding member, John Albert Wagner.  There wasn’t a lot of information available so Blaine had to search census reports

May 17, 2021

President Mindy Sehon called the meeting to order at noon, via Zoom, with 28 people in attendance. We broke into small groups for table talk. The inspirational thought was provided by Bruce Rupp. Natalie from Lost Coast Rotaract said they just had their first face to face meeting.  India is currently having another waive of

May 10, 2021

President Mindy Sehon called the meeting to order at noon, via Zoom, with 23 people in attendance. We broke into small groups for table talk. Birthdays this week: Dale Warmuth & Carlton Nielsen.  Lane Strope and Kurt Bartel have anniversaries this week.. Dr. Kim Bauriedel talked about our three latest Paul Harris Fellows.  Ritchie Woods,

May 3, 2021

President Mindy Sehon is out of town so president-elect Klark Swan led the meeting. Klark Swan called the meeting to order at noon via noon with 20 people in attendance. We broke into small groups for table talk. Greg Williston provided the thought of the day: May first was May Day.  It has been celebrated

April 26, 2021

President Mindy Sehon called the meeting to order at noon, via Zoom, with 26 people in attendance. Inspirational moment- Carly Robbins.  Today is national story day. Carly read this thought, “The courage to share your story might be the very thing someone needs to have hope.” Carly encouraged everyone to share their story. The scholarship

April 19, 2021

The meeting was opened at noon by President Mindy Sehon via Zoom with 17 people in attendance.  We broke into small groups for table talk. Inspirational moment: Jera Newland.  The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. Paulo Coelho. Dennis Hunter presented our newest founding member Paul Harris fellow, William A. Vietor. 

April 12, 2021

The meeting was called to order by President Mindy Sehon at noon via Zoom with 24 members in attendance. Today is National grilled cheese day.  We broke into small groups with the assignment to discuss… What’s your favorite way to eat grilled cheese? Inspirational moment: Kate Witthaus.  Kim Bauriedel said that Tom Hannah, a former

April 5, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon via Zoom with 24 people in attendance. Annalise gave an informative presentation about our newest Paul Harris Fellow of a charter member of the Rotary Club of Eureka - Louis F. Perske. Perske came to Eureka in 1919 as the owner operator Eureka garage, located where the

March 29, 2021

The Rotary Club of Eureka meeting was opened at noon by President Mindy Sehon via Zoom. There were 33 people in attendance. Linda Wise provided the inspirational thought.  Linda talked about how important it is to practice gratitude. Klark Swan said if you know of any non-profits, schools, etc. working on projects that they need

March 22, 2021

The meeting was opened via Zoom at noon by President Mindy Sehon.  We moved into breakout rooms for a little “table talk”. There were 27 members in attendance. Our inspirational moment was provided by Klark Swan who provided a quote by Van Gogh. ”Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is

March 15, 2021

President Mindy Sehon called the meeting to order at noon with 20 participants in attendance. Carly Robbins provided the inspirational moment.  This same meeting one year ago was our first meeting that we were not able to attend because of COVID.  A year later we are all experts at Zoom and made a number of

March 8, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon Southwest Rotarian, Cindy Denbo talked about a program Rotary District 5130 is holding called Northcoast Ethics in business awards.  Ethics in Business honors those organizations and individuals who have demonstrated ethical business practice in the workplace, the marketplace, the environment, and the community. There will be 4

March 1, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 22 members in attendance. Colby Smart gave the inspirational moment. Today President Mindy is giving the State of the Club address today. There will be no guest speaker. Youth Exchange – we will be hosting an inbound student and need host families.  Please reach out to

February 22, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 28 members in attendance. Our guest speaker is Keith Snow-Flamer, President of College of the Redwoods.  We moved into breakout rooms. Anthony Stubbs provided the inspirational moment. Blane O’Shaughnessy gave the founding Rotary member moment. Our founding Rotary member today is Hans Christian Nelson. Han’s father

February 8, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 32 members in attendance. Our guest speaker was Dr. Ian Hoffman, Humboldt County Health Officer.  Due to time constrictions with his schedule we opened the meeting with Dr. Hoffman and will finish the meeting in reverse order. Dr. Ian Hoffman said that we’ve all learned a

February 1, 2021

The meeting was called to order by President Mindy Sehon at noon with 25 people in attendance.  We broke into small groups for “table talk” and discussed National dark chocolate day…. Which is today. Our inspirational moment was provided by Kate Witthaus.  Kate read a quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln.  “I don’t like that man,

January 25, 2021

President Mindy called the meeting to order at noon and we broke into small groups for some table talk time. 26 members were in attendance. Klark Swan gave the inspirational moment.  “No one has ever become poor by giving.”  Quote from Ann Frank.  Klark talked about what that meant to her. President Mindy introduced our

January 11, 2021

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 23 participants.  We first split into small groups. After returning from our break out groups Dr. Kim Bauriedel spoke about Felix Tarasenko from Siberia and Kim’s experience meeting with Felix.  Kim said Felix was very helpful in opening doors and helping things to happen during Kim’s

January 4, 2021

The meeting was opened at noon by President Mindy Sehon. 29 people were in attendance. A presentation was given by Arny King on founding Rotary Club of Eureka member, Burr McConnaha.  Burr is our newest Paul Harris founding member person. Klark Swan- announced that the Board of Directors for 2021-2022 will be: Past President Mindy

December 14, 2020

The meeting was opened at noon by President Mindy Sehon. 30 people were in attendance. Our thought of the day was provided by Jennifer Budwig who read a poem entitled attitude and talked about how YOU have the ability to determine how your day is going to go. We broke into small groups to discuss

December 7, 2020

The meeting was opened at noon by President Mindy Sehon. 32 people were in attendance. After our thought of the day we broke into small groups to discuss Pearl Harbor. President Mindy announced that she is holding a Club Contest: take a picture of yourself or have a friend take a picture of you donating

November 30, 2020

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 30 participants. After breaking into small groups the meeting was turned over to our guest who was in Maine and Nordic’s local representative, Lynette Mullen.  Our speaker was Humboldt County Community Liaison, Marianne Naess from Nordic Aqua Farms. Her husband founded the company. Thanks to technology

November 16, 2020

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 31 participants. Darus Trutna - provided our inspirational thought of the day. The share of world living in extreme povery is decreasing. Same with violence. Many indicators of a bright future. No program today, we will break into small groups today. National fast food day is

November 9, 2020

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon with 30 participants. We first broke into small groups for table talk time- Discussion of the day… stories of veterans in your life Brian Hall Eureka Rescue Mission will be our speaker. Jay Reed – provided our inspirational thought of the day. ANNOUNCEMENTS A certificate was received

November 2, 2020

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon. We first broke into small groups for table talk time- Question of the day… what are your Day of the Dead traditions? Larry Oetker from the Humboldt Bay Harbor District will be our speaker. Brad Mettam – provided our inspirational thought of the day. Annalise von Borstel

October 26, 2020

President Mindy Sehon opened the meeting at noon. We first broke out into small groups for table talk time which worked pretty well so we will continue with this. Chris Dart- DANCO Group is our speaker today. Tom Schallert was our inspirational speaker. Rotarian Richard Borough passed away in his sleep last week. He will

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