November 10, 2017

Rotary: Making a DifferenceWelcome to the Sunrise Spirit –
the Weekly Newsletter of The Rotary Club of Arcata Sunrise

Our Next Meeting

Our next meeting will take place Friday, December 1st, and we hope you will join us!
The Club meets at 7 am in the Plaza View Room of the historic Jacoby Storehouse.

RISE Calendar …

“Rotary Involvement Strengthens Everyone

November 15“Friendsgiving” – the North Bay Rotaract invites you to join them for a dinner with friends and friends-to-be! Starting at 6 pm at 1266 Winchester Avenue in McKinleyville.
November 16  – Taste of the Holidays – 5 to 8 pm at the Arcata Community Center
November 19District 5130 Foundation Dinner North – 2 pm at the Eureka Elks Lodge
December 2Christmas Caroling at Eureka’s Arts Alive. Meet outside Los Bagels (2nd & E Streets) at 6 pm.

Sunrise Briefs

  • We heard from one Sojourning Sunriser (Terri Clark), who talked about the emotional impact of attending the Foundation Dinner South, and she also shared her recent theater experience.
  • President Dustin would like you to forward your holiday photos to him; he plans to show them at our coming meetings.
  • We also received updates on coming events, including this week’s “Friendsgiving” event, hosted by the North Bay Rotaract Club. There was also news about Thursday’s Taste of the Holidays, the Foundation/Membership Seminar and the Foundation Dinner, Christmas Caroling, the Arcata Invitational Basketball Tournament, and our upcoming November/December Board Meeting, which will take place Monday, November 20th at 7 am at Umpqua Bank’s Arcata Store.

The Historic Arcata Veterans Memorial Building

Both American Legion Post 274 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2542 call the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building home. Jeff Sterling, Commander of Post 274, told us about the building’s history, and the efforts underway to restore it. He then took us on a tour, which included some areas you may not be familiar with, including the Scout Room and the Veterans’ Canteen.

 


“I’ve got the whole meeting in my head!”

(Click on President Dustin’s photo to view the video of the full meeting.)

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