Spindrift November 23, 2023

MEETING – There were 20 members in attendance at last Thursday’s luncheon meeting, which was held in the card room of the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. President Shirley Lashmett opened the meeting, and Secretary Richard Swinney gave the invocation. Richard asked us to give thanks to God for all the blessings in our lives, for…

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Spindrift November 9, 2023

MEETING President Shirley Lashmett began the meeting by asking Bob Wood to provide an invocation, which asked for enthusiasm for the Holiday Flag Program. George Lesley provided the Flag Salute. ANNOUNCEMENTS – began with Dr. Bob announcing the Monday winner for District football, Ken Dufour, who is now “breaking even” with a second $50. Ed…

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Spindrift November 2, 2023

MEETING Shirley Lashmett opened. Dave Schapiro thanked God for our meeting. He prayed for God’s presence to bring us peace, His guidance in helping us properly serve our community, and His blessing on our military and first responders in keeping us safe. Craig Boardman led the pledge. ANNOUNCEMENTS Gary TeWinkle welcomed his guest, Steve Baker.…

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Spindrift October 26, 2023

MEETING—President Shirley Lashmett began with an invocation with thanks for this great country we live in, and to be with those suffering in terrible wars in Israel and Ukraine and asked for wisdom to make de-cisions for the good of our community. New member Lauretta Stansfield led the Pledge. ANNOUNCEMENTS – We had a special…

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Spindrift October 5th, 2023

MEETING – Last Thursday’s meeting was held in the lower meeting room of the Newport Beach Yacht Club, and 15 of us were in attendance, including the two guests who made their presentation on behalf of the Orange County FamilySearch Center. President Shirley Lashmett opened the meeting with a clang of the bell, and asked…

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Spindrift September 28th, 2023

MEETING President Shirley opened our meeting with thanks to the Father for the enthusiasm planted in our human hearts; help us keep it alive and vital. Ed Romeo led the Pledge of Allegiance. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Ed Romeo highlighted the upcoming rummage sale at the Friends of Oasis on Oct 6 and 7th. Come on the…

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Spindrift September 21st, 2023

MEETING Shirley Lashment opened. She thanked God for our free country and prayed Congress will keep our freedoms and peace. Mike Newcomb led the pledge. ANNOUNCEMENTS Shirley welcomed guests from South Orange County (OC) Exchange. South OC is having a reverse raffle on September 30th and tickets are $100. Shirley thanked Chuck Seven for handling…

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Spindrift September 14th, 2023

MEETING In President Shirley Lashment’s absence, President Elect Cynthia Strassman opened. Fran Murphy shared the “God Bless the World Prayer”. Chuck Seven led the pledge. ANNOUNCEMENTS Cynthia said a meeting about Bingo night is taking place on Tuesday, September 12th at 10:00 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee in CDM plaza at the corner of PCH and…

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Spindrift September 7, 2023

MEETING – President Shirley began the meeting with her own invocation, and pledge led by Leo Fracalosy. Corey Vigil was our speaker today, accompanied by wife Michelle. Other guests included Lorrie Dufour, Lauren Shortt, Honored Guest Alan Kamura, Lois Jacobs with Dave Schapiro. Joe Brown introduced our newest members, Lauretta Stansfield and Barbara Kirkham. ANNOUNCEMENTS…

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Spindrift August 31, 2023

MEETING – President Shirley opened the meeting with Leo presenting the invocation, a plea that the resilient people of Ukraine be safe and secure and know a free and unwavering peace. Bob Wood led our pledge of allegiance with no comma. between “nation” and “under”. ANNOUNCEMENTS – The Installation Dinner will be at Gullivers at…

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