ZOOM/LIVE MEETING! Beginning at about 12:10, President George Lesley opened with a thoughtful prayer of appreciation for the blessings we have been given, followed by the salute to the flag led by Ed Romeo. George’s weekly quiz posed solar system questions on the number of craft we have sent to Mars (5), how far is…

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ZOOM Starting at about 12:15 for the Zoomers and the 17 members in attendance, President George asked reliable Ken DuFour to offer some invocational words, which included a blessing for Paula Kruse, followed by the pledge to our flag brought right to our meeting by reliable Roy Shlemon. George warmed up our minds with Olympics…

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  ZOOM MEETING/ IN MEMORIAM: JOHN KRUSELast Thursday’s meeting was broadcasted exclusively on Zoom. President George Lesley opened with an invocation asking for support and strength for Paula Kruse and family on the passing of her husband, John Kruse, an active member of our Club for the past 23 years. John served as President of…

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ZOOMMembers started showing up at noon as invited by Secretary Richard Swinney, and the meeting began with President George sharing with us some ideas for the great respect we have for three cultures. Reliable Zoomer Garry TeWinkle led us in the Pledge with some patriotic humor, and George quizzed us on a lot of detail…

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President George Lesley says… Hi All—Welcome to 2021! A lot of unpleasantness occurred in 2020, including the loss of three long-time and much-loved members Charlie Anderson, Ron Barnett, and Tom Naughton. May they be long remembered! On the happy side, we welcomed new members Roger Summers, Fran Murphy, and most recently Diane Daruty. As you…

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David Schapiro, Editor LUNCHEON MEETING We were back to having our lunch served outdoors on the BCYC central patio on a very pleasant (albeit slightly smoky) day. Thirteen of our members chose to attend, and seven participated on Zoom, moderated by our Zoom Coordinator, Steve Pool. Pres. George Lesley began with a prayer asking for…

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LUNCHEON President George Lesley continued his creative invocations by reading from the words of Theodore Roosevelt in 1910 that helped us think straight. If you Google Teddy Roosevelt quotes you will find some other great ones! Veteran Al Wach (Navy and Army both) led us in the flag salute. ANNOUNCEMENTSEvery veteran stood and was recognized.…

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LUNCHEON MEETING Our latest luncheon convened indoors at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, and Pres. George Lesley began with a very creative invocation. He passed the mic individually to all the attendees, who collectively contributed their thoughts and thanks to our Supreme Being for keeping us safe and healthy; for getting us (almost!!) through a…

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LUNCHEON/ZOOM MEETING We are still having lunch indoors and we’re getting more comfortable in these difficult times of social distancing. Your reporter, in a lapse of judgement, asked people to take photos together. This was an undue risk that we took. We are successful as a species from diligence for reasonable precautions and learning from…

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LUNCHEON / ZOOM MEETING “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference.” The Serenity Prayer by Leo Fracalosy began our great Spouses Day meeting, followed by the traditional Pledge of Allegiance. Our guests today were Lorrie Dufour,…

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