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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Dr. Bob Wood Editor LUNCHEON / ZOOM MEETING President George Lesley began by leading us in a blessing on those men and women in the armed forces, especially the First Battalion First Marines, about whom we heard later. Our distinguished Field of Honor Chair Jerry Nininger led the pledge. Then George got us thinking with…

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Dr. Bob Wood Editor LUNCHEON / ZOOM MEETINGWe’re back at the BCYC with our regular routine – the American Flag, everyone seated, a lectern, and a micro-phone all working fine. In addition, Richard and Steve Pool made sure that it was also Zoomed. President George Lesley called on Ken DuFour for an invocation, which gave…

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Steve Pool – Reporter OPENING THE ZOOM President-Elect George Lesley opened the meeting with a prayer and Shirley Lashmett led us in the flag salute. ANNOUNCEMENTSShirley Lashmett brought us the annual Reverse Raffle from the South Orange County Exchange Club. This year, they have 15 additional prizes! Tix are $100 and support a great cause…

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David Schapiro, Editor LUNCHEON/ZOOM MEETING Last Thursday’s live luncheon meeting at the Bahia Corinthian was held indoors for the first time since COVID-19 completely disrupted our lives. Tables were spaced more than the mandated six feet apart. In all, 16 members participated in the live luncheon. Notable attendees included Steve Pool (who again competently handled…

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Dr. Bob Wood Editor LUNCHEON MEETING President George Lesley began the meeting a bit afternoon with a prayerful request to lessen the fire disaster and blessed Tom (95) and Jean (93) Naughton as they share what may be Tom’s final days. Seymour Beek led us in the pledge to the great flag seen here flying…

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