Lee Ginsburg led the Flag Salute.  Our singing duo of Ron Fulop and Marion Hall-Marshall performed "The Star Spangled Banner".  Barbara Chilton sought divine assistance to complete her assignment of delivering the invocation, and let us know how happy she is she found our group.  Great start to a busy meeting day!
Birthdays:  Margie Price TODAY!    Karen Quigley will celebrate her birthday next week in Paris!
District Governor Nominee Elect is....Nick Frankle, of Westlake Village Sunrise
  • Bob Marshall introduced our Visitors and Visiting Rotarians:
  • Sue Lopez, John Haley, and Sharon Renshall
  • From TO Rotary: Lois Curren Klein
  • For his efforts as Vocational Service Chairperson, Bob was presented with a special Rotary pin.  Thank you, Bob!
  • Services for Past District Governor Arnie Dowdy will be held this Saturday at 3 p.m. in Grover Beach.  It'll be chilly; dress appropriately!
  • For her efforts as Youth Services Chairperson, Barbara Chilton was presented with a special three-insignia Rotary pin.  Thank you, Barbara!
  • Book Drive: Flyers were on the tables, and members encouraged to clear out their bookshelves for this good cause.  Jon Morse will pick up your donations!
  • Website: Please log on and review your profile.  Make sure your email, birthdate, and declared gender, are accurate.  Thank you!
  • In lieu of assembling and distributing our own baskets this year, we are partnering with Conejo Valley Rotary in their basket program.  Financial donations are much needed and appreciated.  A sign up folder will be going around in November.  Also: Thanksgiving morning you may participate in the delivery of these baskets to local families.  What a great way to give thanks for all we have, by sharing with others.  
  • Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks (our mother club) is celebrating 55 years this week!
  • DARK at NRCC next week; Social begins at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, at Borderline Bar and Grill
This Week's Program:  Senior Concerns
Presented by Andrea Gallegher, President of Senior Concerns.  
A jewel of a resource in Thousand Oaks.  A respite for caregivers. A resource of knowledge.  Andrea shared personal stories of her passion for this work.  Time ran out before we could answer so many questions.  Please contact Andrea or Senior Concerns for more.  andrea@seniorconcerns.org 
(805) 497-0189  
  • Upcoming Program:  November 6: Dr. Kimball from CLU
  • Upcoming Program: November 13: Bill Notthoff's "Nott Breakfast", which - as the name implies - is NOT a breakfast meeting.  Lunch meeting begins at 12:10 p.m.; usual time.
  • Upcoming Mini Meeting: November 20
  • Upcoming Board Meeting: November 20
  • DARK at NRCC NOVEMBER 27 for Thanksgiving
World Polio Day is October 24.  If you are a supporter of Rotary’s effort to eradicate polio – or simply want to learn more about it – you won’t want to miss World Polio Day: Making History, a special Livestream event presented by Rotary and Northwestern University’s Center for Global Health, beginning at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 24 (World Polio Day).
"When Rotarians combine their passion for service with our strong global network, we are unstoppable.  With the backing of the Gates Foundation and you, the Rotarians of the world, we can change the face of public health forever."