NEXT MEETING: August 9, 2019

Richmond’s Homeless Crisis

SOS Richmond is working with the city, the county and other community organizations to find solutions to growing homelessness. We want to enable homeless street and tent dwellers to build order and cooperation in existing communities; and to develop long lasting solutions to the current severe lack of affordable housing.

MEETING OF August 2, 2109


President Jan rang the bell with a steady hand and Stacey led us in the pledge.

Jim Findley asked for a moment of silence for peace, freedom and justice throughout the world.

Sgt.-at-Arms Alan Blavins delivered the thought for the day.

Visiting Rotarians and Guests

Susan Cohen Grossman from the Concord Rotary Club is our speaker today.

Darlene Drapkin brought along husband Ken and friend Jane Farrell.

President Jan welcomed back Darlene and Jonathon who were visiting from Quebec.

Jonathon showed off the latest work of art from Alan Blavins. A painting of their granddaughter Aubrey.



  • The Rotary Foundation has approved Richmond Rotary’s District 5160 Block Grant application for its Miraflores Centennial Project 2020.
  • Richmond Rotary is looking for home hosts for two visiting couples from the Rotary Club of Shimada, Japan April 3, 4 & 5 of 2020. Contact Jan ( for more information.
  • Pam Jones announced Richmond Rotary’s support for the Backpacks to Kids day in Nichol Park later this month. Give her a call if you’d like to help her pick up backbacks.


Happy and Sad Dollars

Norm’s Nonsense