MEETING There were 26 members who attend- ed lunch at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, presided by President Mike Gertner, who was welcomed back after a 2-week hiatus. Leo Fracalosy offered a prayer for the 13 servicemen who gave their lives in Kabul during the withdrawal process in Afghanistan; Jerry Nininger then led us in…

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LIVE MEETING We were delighted to welcome back Mike Gertner. He assured us that with antibodies and double vaccination, he’s fully armed against Covid 19. Bob Wood led us in prayer, expressing gratitude for Mike’s recovery from Covid, the beautiful place we reside, and our wonderful club. He gave thanks for the generosity of club…

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OPENING Was by Pres-Elect Ken DuFour in the absence of Pres. Mike Gertner, who graciously agreed not to in- fect any of us with COVID. However, he’s getting better and will be back ASAP. Ken’s invocation urged us to respect the wonderful things we have right here; the men and women who protect us; and…

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LIVE MEETING Ken Dufour led the meeting, filling in for Mike Gertner who is sick with Covid. George Lesley prayed for those being brutalized in Afghanistan, Haitians suffering from the tropical storm, and Mike’s recovery. After a brief quiz about when California joined the union, Dave Schapiro led the pledge. ANNOUNCEMENTS Ken encouraged members to…

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MEETING Our last luncheon took place at the Newport Rib Co. in Costa Mesa. There were 26 members in attendance. Pres. Mike Gertner opened the meeting by asking Leo Fracalosy to present his opening “prayer”. Leo gave an inspiring, completely off-the-cuff recital of Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Even- ing” poem, containing the…

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SPOUSE DAY President Mike Gertner opened the meeting with his typical enthusiasm and welcomed Roger Summers to do the invocation, which was exceptionally complete. Member Marge Davis let us alertly in the Pledge of Allegiance. Since today was Spouse’s Day, we had lots of guests, beginning with Mike’s guest Tom Wood, Ron Lashmett, Past District…

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LIVE MEETING New club President Mike Gertner opened the meeting.  Richard Sweeney led the prayer, expressing his appreciation of our members efforts to place others needs above their own, to serve others, and to accept everyone regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or other attributes. He asked God to support relatives of recently deceased member, Buddy…

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MEETING Incoming President Mike Gertner asked Wally Ziglar to lead us in the Flag Salute, then President-elect Ken DuFour asked God to help our leaders do the “right” thing. It you were there, you might have caught some innuendos that surely God would have understood.   ANNOUNCEMENTS Dr. Bob Wood presented Past President Jim Fournier’s…

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Luncheon President Mike Gertner began his term as presiding officer by directing our resident chaplain, Roger Summers to give the invocation. Roger expressed gratitude for ourcountry and its constitution; for our families; and for the food that we were about to partake. Craig Boardman then led the attendees in the pledge. There were 25 at the luncheon…

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