NEXT MEETING: July 26, 2019

Plug into plans for the Centennial Year ahead! Looking ahead for Richmond Rotary.


Meet the new incoming board and committee chairs. Anticipate what lies ahead as we celebrate our 100th Anniversary year and its culmination in a grand event on April 4, 2020. Fasten your seat belt!

MEETING OF July 19, 2019


President Jan Brown welcomed Rotary members, visiting Rotarians and guests.

Liliane Koziol led us in the Pledge of Allegiance. Herb Cole asked for a moment of silence

For Peace, Freedom and Justice on earth. No thought for the day was recorded

Visiting Rotarians:

Tita Escalada, President of Hercules Rotary Club


Jan Brown’s Guests: Byron Brown and Kaki Logan

Bob Dabney’s Guest: Cheryl Maier

Henry Moe’s Guest: Brian Fay


  • Don Lau reported that Dan Tanita is doing much better. The Rotary Club has approved an honorary membership for the year.


  • Jan Brown announced that next week’s Rotary Club Assembly is an open discussion about this year’s activities and goals.
  • Secretary Connie Tritt presented a recap of board actions including the adoption of a half-year budget cycle for FY19/20.
  • Jan Brown gave a shout out to Cecilia Orozco for organizing the barbeque for last week’s Luncheon at Pogo Park. Cecilia received a rousing standing ovation of appreciation.
  • In a letter to Rotarians, Rotary International President Mark Maloney outlined this year’s goals and the Rotary International theme: Rotary Connects the World.


Happy and Sad Dollars

Norm’s Nonsense


Census 2020

Darlene Drapkin, Rotary Club Program Chair and with her new professional position with the US Census Bureau as a Partnership Specialist for Contra Costa County, stepped up due to sudden cancellation of today’s program. She gave an in depth overview about the historic importance of the 2020 Census, the new changes in collecting data and coordination of several nonprofit groups informing the public about program.










Scribe for the day: Ric Ambrose