President Ken DuFour opened the meeting with a brief moment of silence in remembrance of the tragedy of 9/11 (now recognized as Patriot Day), and of the roughly 3,000 people who perished on that fateful day 18 years ago. Ed Romeo led the flag salute, followed by the cattle drive to the trough. NEWS AND…

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Dave Schapiro, Editor  This week’s greeter is currently our only member of the female persuasion, Shirley Lashmett, who, besides being active with two other Exchange Clubs in the OC, is President-Elect of the CA/NV District Exchange, and has taken on the responsibility of fundraising for our organization.  If she hasn’t hit you up for one or…

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Editor Dr. Bob Wood In the absence of President Ken who said he might have jury duty, Secretary and Past President Richard Swinney ran this exciting meeting with a heartfelt invocation, a patriotic pledge by Deane Bottorf, and a dozen wonderful wives joining us for Ladies Day to hear our special speaker. We were blessed…

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Dave Schapiro– Ed.  Our greeter this week was Jim Fournier, enthusiastically selling raffle tickets at the front desk. Our esteemed prez, Ken Dufour, began the meeting with an in-spired invocation, followed by a spirited salute to Old Glory, led by the ever-present Deane Bottorf.  ANNOUNCEMENTS -Just prior to being led to the trough, Norm Von…

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Steve Pool – Reporter  President Ken DuFour called the meeting to order after people begged him to ring the bell he did quite forcefully and in his prayer asking God for grace forgiveness help and guidance Bill Bechtel led us in the flag salute which we did after a short story about flags from Billy. …

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