Our Next Meeting
Please feel free to join us at next Friday’s meeting. This week, we will meet at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building at 1425 J Street. Meeting time will be 7 am as usual. We will hear from Marine Veteran Jeff Sterling about the building’s history, and we will receive a guided tour!
RISE Calendar …
“Rotary Involvement Strengthens Everyone“
November 16 – Taste of the Holidays – 5 to 8 pm at the Arcata Community Center
November 19 – District 5130 Foundation Dinner North – 2 pm at the Eureka Elks Lodge
December 2 – Christmas Caroling at Eureka’s Arts Alive. Meet outside Los Bagels (2nd & E Streets) at 6 pm.
- Here is the news on recent Sunriser volunteer efforts:
Welcome, Kayla Johnston!
Last week, we welcomed new Sunriser Kayla Johnston. she works at Jackson and Eklund Accounting, and she was sponsored by her co-coworker Rachel Damme.
Kayla is excited about joining Rotary, since “it is a great way to get involved in so many Community Service projects”.
Exchange Student Izzy told us about her Halloween, including her participation in the Lost Coast Rotaract’s “Spirits & Spirits” event!
Featured Speaker: Author Carla Baku
Our Featured Speaker was Carla Baku, author of the novel, “Chasing Down the Moon”. The book tells of a sad period in Eureka’s history – the expulsion of Chinese residents in the 1880s.
Carla discussed her research and how the book was published.
“I’ve got the whole meeting in my head!”
(Click on President Dustin’s photo to view the video of the full meeting.)