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August 21, 2019 Meeting
At our meeting on August 21, 2019, we had number of Centennial High School Interact Club members who all introduced themselves at the beginning of the meeting.
 
Li Gibbs introduced our foreign exchange student, Claudia, who is from Spain. Li also introduced our local student, Jed, who is going to Korea as our local exchange student. Jed has been studying Korean for his big trip. Both Claudia and Jed were presented with our club's Rotary flag. Claudia then spoke about where in Spain she comes from, her family and what she likes to do in her free time.
 
Li Gibbs then introduced our speakers, Aleyna Young, Mock Trial participant from Centennial High School, and Brett Dodson, the Centennial teacher who is the Mock Trial coach for that high school. Ms. Young is certainly a very impressive young lady and Mr. Dodson could not make that any clearer. This past summer, she finished second place at the Gladiator Mock Trial Championships. When she "lost" (if you can call finishing second in a nationwide competition a loss), she stood up and clapped for the winner because, according to her, she was truly happy for the winner. Centennial High School has had a competitor in the Gladiator competition each year of its existence. It is one of only two schools that have ever done that. Undoubtedly, it is due to amazing talents like Ms. Young and Mr. Dodson's teaching and leadership. Keep up the great work Mr. Dodson and good luck with your future endeavors Ms. Young.
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1st Meeting of New Rotaract Club
The first meeting of the newly named Kern County Rotaract Club was held and our President, Nancy Pollard, attended the meeting. Pictured below on the patio after the meeting with the new Rotaract Club banner are: Quon Louey; Tim Banks; Cheryl Scott, our own President, Nancy Pollard; the current year Rotaract President, Noah Salinas; and Rotaract President-Elect, Bethany McKanna.
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Welcoming Claudia
Li Gibbs and President Nancy Pollard were among the Rotarians that showed up to welcome our delightful foreign exchange student, Claudia, who is from Pamplona, Spain. Two of the three host families and others had to of course take Claudia to Dewars (where else!) Come and meet Claudia at our next meeting on August 21, 2019, at The Mark Restaurant and Bar.
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August 14, 2019 Meeting
Our speaker at our regular club meeting on August 14, 2019, was Ms. Renee Goodwin who spoke about the world famous Iditarod Race Adventure.
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August 7, 2019 Meeting
District Governor, Savi Bhim, visited our club on August 7, 2019.
 
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All Club Dinner at Woolgrowers
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, all Rotary Clubs in Bakersfield were invited to dinner at Woolgrowers to honor our District Governor, Savi Bhim.
Club Presidents received a gift from our Governor, Savi Bhim. On the left is East Club's President, Quon Louey, followed by our own President, Nancy Pollard, Breakfast Club's President, Cheryl Scott, and Governor Savi holding gift for Downtown President, Garro Ellis who was unable to attend due to a medical issue. North's President, Patty Keefer is next and kneeling down is Tim Banks President of the West Club.
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Meeting Responsibilities
March 18, 2020
 
Greeter; Podium & Bell/Gavel
Thomas, Denise
 
Registrar: Badges & Attendance/Cards
Zaragoza, Vince
 
Inspirational: Audio-Visual Aids & Handouts
Williams, Laura
 
Flag Salute: US Flag & Rotary Banners
Azemika, Tony
 
Ambassador: Visiting Rotarians & Thanking Guest Presenters
Zulfa, Pam
 
March 25, 2020
 
Greeter; Podium & Bell/Gavel
Bell, Donna
 
Registrar: Badges & Attendance/Cards
Barmann, Beatrice
 
Inspirational: Audio-Visual Aids & Handouts
Bell, Jim
 
Flag Salute: US Flag & Rotary Banners
Clowes, Kat
 
Ambassador: Visiting Rotarians & Thanking Guest Presenters
Azemika, Tracy
 
April 1, 2020
 
Greeter; Podium & Bell/Gavel
Corral, Helia
 
Registrar: Badges & Attendance/Cards
Diaz, Ashli
 
Inspirational: Audio-Visual Aids & Handouts
de Guzman, Oz
 
Flag Salute: US Flag & Rotary Banners
Colatruglio, Garett
 
Ambassador: Visiting Rotarians & Thanking Guest Presenters
Elisheva, Pamela
 
April 22, 2020
 
Greeter; Podium & Bell/Gavel
Foster, Sandra
 
Registrar: Badges & Attendance/Cards
Gibbs, Li
 
Inspirational: Audio-Visual Aids & Handouts
Luera, Alma
 
Flag Salute: US Flag & Rotary Banners
Goodban, Troy
 
Ambassador: Visiting Rotarians & Thanking Guest Presenters
Henderson, B-RAD
 
April 29, 2020
 
Greeter; Podium & Bell/Gavel
Maldonado, Jr., Manuel
 
Registrar: Badges & Attendance/Cards
Martin, Cecil
 
Inspirational: Audio-Visual Aids & Handouts
Moreno, Anselmo
 
Flag Salute: US Flag & Rotary Banners
Morasci, Judy
 
Ambassador: Visiting Rotarians & Thanking Guest Presenters
Paggi, Robin
 
Upcoming Events
DARK- No Meeting
Mar 04, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
All Club Luncheon
Buck Owens Crystal Palace
Mar 05, 2020
11:45 AM – 1:30 PM
 
Club Social - Bowling Night
Mar 11, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Rotoract Program - Oz
The Mark Restaurant
Mar 18, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Blake Goering
The Mark Restaurant
Mar 25, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Jim Bell - NFL Drug Testing
The Mark Restaurant
Apr 01, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Club Social to be Determined
Apr 08, 2020
 
DARK - No Meeting
Apr 15, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Kelsey Brackett - B.P.D. Community Relations
The Mark Restaurant
Apr 22, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Executives & Directors
President
 
President Elect
 
Past President
 
President Elect Nominee
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Family of Rotary Chair
 
Club Bulletin Editor
 
Club Service Director
 
International Service
 
International Service Director
 
Community Service Director
 
Vocational Service Director
 
Youth Exchange
 
Youth Service
 
Membership Chair
 
Club Awards Chair
 
Sergeant At Arms
 
Rotaract Advisor
 
Interact Advisor
 
RYLA Coordinator
 
Rotary Foundation Chair
 
Webmaster
 
Executive Secretary
 
Global Grant Chair
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Nancy Pollard
February 4
 
B-RAD Henderson
February 9
 
Anniversaries
Andrew Fishkin
Meehyang
February 5
 
Join Date
Carol Smith
February 10, 1999
21 years
 
Pamela Zulfa
February 18, 2016
4 years
 
Laura Williams
February 20, 2019
1 year
 
Shonna Shearson
February 20, 2019
1 year
 
Li Gibbs
February 25, 2016
4 years
 
AREA MEETINGS

Tuesday @ 12 Noon 
Bakersfield North

at the Petroleum Club

Wednesday @ 12 Noon
Bakersfield West
at the Stockdale Country Club

Wednesday @ 6:45 AM 
Bakersfield Breakfast

at the Petroleum Club

Thursday @ 12 Noon
Bakersfield Downtown
at the Bakersfield Museum of Art

Friday @ 12 Noon 
Bakersfield East

at Bakersfield Museum of Art

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