October 4, 2019

Welcome to the Sunrise Spirit –
the Weekly Newsletter of The Rotary Club of Arcata Sunrise


Arcata Sunrise World              photo by John Gullam

We hope that you will attend one of our lively Friday meetings,
whether or not you are interested in joining Rotary.
We meet most Fridays at 7 am in the Plaza View Room at Arcata’s historic Jacoby Storehouse.


The Calendar …

RISE: “Rotary Involvement Strengthens Everyone

Saturday, October 12 – Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Join the team to walk or make a pledge to support the cause.
Sunday, October 13 – Apple Pressing Event at Cam Appleton’s home in Fieldbrook
Monday, October 14 – World Polio Day – Celebrate our progress with local Rotary Clubs at Six Rivers Brewery!
Thursday, October 17 – 10th Annual RCAS K-12 Cross Country Championships at the Arcata Community Center
Monday, October 21 – RCAS Make-up Monday at the Griffin! (The third Monday of each month) 4 to 6 pm.
Saturday, October 26 – Rotary Foundation Dinner North at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka 5 – 9 pm
Friday, December 13 – RCAS Caroling on the Plaza for Arts Arcata
January 17-18, 2020 – “Peace Starts With You” – the Rotary International Peace Conference in Ontario, California.

Additional Important Stuff

The Arcata High School Interact Club meets every Friday at 12:20 pm during the school year.
The North Bay Rotaract Club meets in the Plaza View Room at Jacoby’s Storehouse at 6 pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.


District Governor Kathy on Do-goodery …

Our Featured Speaker was District Governor Kathy Flamson, who presented an award to Sunriser Howard Stauffer. She also described Rotarians as “agents of do-goodery”, and she spoke about Rotary’s collaboration with Toastmasters. Kathy also reminded us that Rotarians must not forget to look behind us, to see what our organization has accomplished, as we also look ahead to the goals that we are working toward.

What Has Thomas Been Up To?

Our Rotary Exchange Student from France, Thomas Spengler, talks about his weekend in Healdsburg and beyond:


Don’t miss a minute!
(Click on the 2019-2020 Rotary Theme Logo to view the video of the full meeting.)

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