Our Next Meeting
Please feel free to join us at one of our Friday meetings. We meet at 7 am in the Plaza View Room of the historic Jacoby Storehouse; we’d love to see you there!
RISE Calendar …
“Rotary Involvement Strengthens Everyone“
Friday, February 2 – RCAS Charter Night! At Alchemy Distillery, with a No-Host Bar!!
Saturday, February 10 – Azalea Park Cleanup – 9:30 am – Noon – Off North Bank Road
Saturday, March 3 – AHS Career & College Center Fundraising Breakfast! 8 to 11 am in the AHS Fine Arts Building.
Saturday, March 3 – Judges needed for History Day at HSU – 7 am to Noon
Saturday, March 10 – Adopt-A-Highway! Meet at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center at 9:30 am.
Sojourning Sunriser & Recognitions
We heard from Sojourning Sunriser Bryan Plumley, and there were some special recognitions!
We welcomed Shannon Maciel to the Rotary Club of Arcata Sunrise. Shannon is a Vice-President with Redwood Capital Bank, and she is a lifelong resident of Humboldt County. Special thanks to her sponsor, Julie Vaissade-Elcock!
Izzy’s (and Travis’s) Week
Our Inbound Exchange Student from Austria, Izzy Orasch, told us about the Rotary Reveal Weekend. That’s where our Outbound Exchanger for next year – Travis Naman – learned that he will be spending the next school year in Brazil!!
Interat/Rotaract Committee Report
Craig Newman and Nick Torres reported on our local Rotaract and Interact Clubs, and our Committee’s work with them.
Mentorship Committee Report
Sunriser Brandi Easter explains the role of the Mentorship Committee, and how its efforts help new members.
Reimagining Blue Lake
Our Featured Speaker was Amanda Mager, City Manager for Blue Lake. She discussed her city’s plans to realize its potential, by reimagining, rebranding, and rezoning.
“I’ve got the whole meeting in my head!”
(Click on President Dustin’s photo to view the video of the full meeting.)