July 4, 2021
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This issue of Grindings is the first one for the new Rotary year of 2021-2022. This year's Rotary International theme is "Serve to Change Lives". A new year brings a new start, hope, and opportunity. Please meet your new president - Mary Liu and the Club's new Board here. Join a committee, read Grindings, and check often to find events and future meetings and register.
In the meantime, happy 4th of July! We have lots to celebrate, and it is wonderful to be able to celebrate in person again.
Membership News:  June 2021
In accordance with our Club Bylaws, I am pleased to announce that the following are scheduled to be inducted into our Club as our newest members on July 13, 2021:
Jenny Campbell (Sales: Education |
William Gregory (Educational Services | Retired)
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns about these proposed new members.
 May 2021 Board Highlights
President JT Forbus called the Board meeting via Zoom to order at 4:02 p.m. The entire Board was present. Also in attendance were Lisa Christian, Christopher Eggers, Miranti Ojong, Nancy Graydon, Dan Joraanstad representing the San Francisco Rotary Foundation, and Past President Rhonda Poppen.
Dora, Secretary, recorded the minutes.
Treasurer’s Report: Gary discussed the highlights of the balance sheet and the statement of operations as of April 30, 2021 and for the ten months then ended. The Board approved the Treasurer's Report.

Minutes: The Board reviewed and approved the minutes for April 27, 2021 prepared by Dora. 
Upcoming Events
No Meeting on July 6, 2021
In honor of the Independence Day holiday weekend, there is no Rotary Luncheon on July 6, 2021. Our first meeting for the Rotary year 2021-2022 will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.
ROTARY LUNCHEON July 13, 2021: President Mary Liu
In her first meeting as Club President, Mary Liu will discuss the 2021-2022 Rotary International theme, Serve to Change Lives and what it means for our Club. She will also share her goals.
ROTARY CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK  July 15, 2021:  Irene Yang and Julie Gaudin: Fossil Fuel Economics and the Climate Crisis
Irene YangJulie GaudinOur environment is heating up! We see it all around us, no matter where we live. Efforts to mitigate and adapt are not moving fast enough to address this crisis. This special Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) presentation is intended to engage the RCAT Network in advocating for national climate legislation. Advanced registration required. Connection instructions will be provided to all who register.
ROTARY LUNCHEON July 20, 2021: Dr. Todd "Bowtie" Jenkins; Moving from Diversity to Inclusion
A top priority for Rotary is growing and diversifying its membership to make sure it reflects the communities it serves. Dr. Todd “Bowtie” Jenkins will discuss Rotary's plan to align Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion assessment, strategy, goals, and initiatives.
DEI Overview: August 2, 2021
Learn what our Club is doing to address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) – and how you can get involved. Information about a similar meeting on August 5, 2021 is available here.
DEI Overview: August 5, 2021
Learn what our Club is doing to address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) – and how you can get involved.