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Meeting Minutes

Friday, August 20, 2021, 12:15 – 1:30 PM  Sequoyah Country Club and ZOOM Link    
Present:  Lenora Williams-Omenka, Jeff Trowbridge, Pam Miller, Sid Miller, Saralinda Jackson, Michael Jackson, Marilyn King (guest), and Star La Land Romero (guest)

TOPIC: Call to Order and Welcome

Discussion: Lenora Williams-Omenka opened meeting at 12:21 pm

Action/Outcomes: Called the meeting to order and welcomed Zoom Piedmont-Montclair members

TOPIC: Pledge of Allegiance

Discussion: Pledge of Allegiance at 12:23

Action/Outcomes: Pledge led by Jeff Trowbridge


TOPIC: Word of Inspiration or uplift to begin our meeting

Action/Outcomes: Saralinda Jackson gave us words of wisdom 


TOPIC: Day in History

Discussion: Historical ‘Facts’ regarding this day in time

Action/Outcomes: Mark Delventhal

TOPIC: Rotary Fellowship

Discussion: Club Membership Updates 

Action/Outcomes: 2 Members will be out of town in the following months: Tom Gee will be in Hawaii for 2-3 months (starting mid-August) and Joseph Camara Jr will be out of town the month of September.  A special Get Well Soon to our member Herb Houston.

TOPIC: Speaker

Discussion: Marilyn King, Olympian

Action/Outcomes: Olympian, new member of Rotary EClub of World Peace

Bio and Presentation are attached in this email


Zoom Recording:

Please note that there was an issue regarding the Zoom sign-in. We apologize for the inconvenience.

TOPIC: Rotarian of the Month 2021 Calendar

Action/Outcomes: Dr. Bill Riley is the September 2021 Rotarian of the month

TOPIC: Community Projects

Action/Outcomes: Club basket stuffing party TBD = Bring all collected materials to our club meeting on August 27, 2021 or make arrangements to drop off items at one of our club member’s homes. Let us know if you need to make special arrangements call us at (510) 519-4698  leave a message we will get back to you or email us at


Upcoming volunteer project for Emancipated Youth
Baskets can be male or female-themed and contain some combination of:

  • Masks

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Clorox wipes

  • Bath towels

  • Toothbrush

  • Toothpaste

  • Deodorant

  • Shampoo

  • Conditioner

  • Body wash

  • Razors

  • Shaving cream

  • Optional additions: socks, loofah, back-up phone battery or charger, something fun!

  • A plastic laundry basket is perfect to hold your gifts.

(Tips: If you don’t have these in your home. You can get them down in the dollar store!)

TOPIC: Upcoming updates

  • August 2021 - Saralinda Jackson - talked about our club’s upcoming volunteer project for Emancipated Youth - more to come

  • August 26, 2021 - Meet up at Saralinda’s House on Thursday, August 26, 2021 form 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm to help put baskets together and have a glass of wine!

  • August 28 – Jeff Trowbridge

    • Celebration of the Life of Linda Trowbridge

Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 1:30 p.m.

Guild Hall, Piedmont Community Church

400 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, CA  


TOPIC: Adjourn

Action/Outcomes: Meeting Closed at 1:30pm

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