Posted by Robert Homann on Nov 15, 2017
1. Jack Beveridge announced the Empowerment Systems annual turkey drive.  This is for the Christmas holidays rather than for Thanksgiving The turkeys are given out on December 13th.  Jack is soliciting donations - you can provide a low income family with a turkey dinner for $20.  Donate online at or make a check payable to "Empowerment for Life Foundation."  Jack thanked the club for its donation of $300 toward this project.  Jack also announced the recent birth of his second grandson.
2. Jim Erickson handed out pins for his term as District Governor of District 5495 which begins July 1, 2018.
3. Ed Shockley thanked the volunteers who worked at the Festival of the Superstitions (see following article).  Ed read a thank you from CAAFA for the $1,000 club donation and for the 20 club members who stepped up to give $20 each.
Ed started a bucket around for a Christmas present from the club for the kitchen staff. 
5. Lee and Roberta Holmes are going to host the club Christmas party at their home on December 16th.  More details to follow.
6. Mike Munion announced a Golf Committee meeting following this meeting.
7. Aaron McDermid is recruiting people to serve on our club Board of Directors for the next Rotary year which starts on July 1, 2018.  We have to let Rotary International know by the end of this calendar year who our club officers are for next year.
8. The drawing today was worth $441.  Roberta Holmes drew the winning number and won $10 but she drew the 2 of clubs.  We are down to 19 cards remaining in the deck.