Erika Boulding, sponsored by Beri Kasper joined us on August 12, 2015. She is the AVP, Branch Manager of US Bank in the Willows Shopping Center. Her favorite pastimes are reading, singing, and wine tasting.
Cassie Gonzales, sponsored by Edi Birsan joined us on August 19, 2015. She is a Home Health Coordinator RN for John Muir Health. She has three grown sons and enjoys cake decorating, singing, gardening, and her grandkids.
Will Harper is our newest Paul Harris Fellow. This award is given after donating $1,000 to Rotary International’s Paul Harris Foundation. Named for Rotary’s founder, the foundation funds grants to improve the lives of people and communities worldwide. For more information go to the Rotary International website at www.rotary.org. Thanks, Will for being so generous!
At the August 5th meeting President Kian awarded Kathy Lafferty the Rotarian of the Month Award for taking on some extra responsibilities. These are in addition to her Board member role as Vocational Chairperson. Her response…please send suggestions for new and interesting speakers. Congratulations, Kathy!
Our 2015 Wakayama exchange student is the daughter of Shannon Case and the Grandaughter of Rotarian Kathy Lafferty. Melanie is having a great time visiting Japanese temples, Universal Studios, theaters, riding on high speed trains, and best of all staying with the Wakayama-West Rotarian families.