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2018-04-18, Lonnie Klein, Economic Impact of the Las Cruces Symphony

After President Lya Jordan called us to order, Mary Ellen McKay gave the invocation from “God’s Little Instruction Book.”  After leading the pledge, President Lya called forward Greg Fant, who led the singing of “Do Re Mi” from “The Sound of Music.” 

2018-04-04, Caroline Zamora, Aprendamos

President Lya rang the bell about 10 minutes past noon.  She invited Mary Ellen to give the invocation.  Mary Ellen’s invocation was based on Mother Teresa’s inspiring address to the United Nations about “service above self” and helping those in need.  President Lya then led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.  As this is “baseball season,” Greg Fant led us in a lively rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” with “Aggies” in place of “the home team!”

2018-03-28, Kramer Winningham, Studio G

President Lya started the meeting with Jim Maxon’s baseball-themed invocation, in honor of Opening Day.  Lya led the Pledge of Allegiance before Earl Phillips led the singing of “Down In the Valley.”  There was no meet and greet because of the very full program. 

2018-03-21, Adrian Llanez, ASNMSU Community Outreach

President Lya called the meeting to order, calling Jim Maxon to give the invocation.  She led the Pledge of Allegiance before Earl Phillips led the singing of “I’m Lookin’ Over A Four-Leaf Clover.” 

2018-03-14, Tracey Bryan, The Bridge of Southern New Mexico

After President Lya called the meeting to order, Blaine Goss gave the invocation.  Lya led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Blaine returned to the microphone to lead the singing of “God Bless America” in honor of Paul Comeau. 

2018-03-07, Club Assembly/PETS

President Lya rang the bell about 15 minutes past noon and led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Celebration of the upcoming St.

2018-02-28, Club Assembly/RYLA

As it was the last day of February’s World Understanding Month, Kristi Granados shared the lyrics of "Say Something," by Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton, a song expressing our desires to express ourselves.  President Lya Jordan led the Pledge of Allegiance and we all sang "Don’t Fence Me In," another classic song.  Jim Maxon encouraged Mark Santiago to help him lead in song in anticipation of Cowboy Days at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum.

2018-02-21, Daniel Payne, Do You Need A Trust?

Today’s invocation was read by Kristi Granados from the lyrics of a song by MXPX entitled “Invitation to Understanding” in honor of this month’s theme of World Understanding.  President Lya Jordan led the Pledge of Allegiance and we all sang “You’re a Grand Ole Flag” (led by Jim Maxon). 

2018-02-14, Barry Fisher, Rotary Friendship Exchange

At 12:11 p.m. Fran ‘Beloved’ Boldt ended her pre-meeting piano playing with You’re Breaking My Heart by Vic Damone when President Lya ‘Lovely’ Jordan hit the bell.  Kristi Granados led the invocation with a prayer for peace in this Rotary World Understanding Month.  "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" was led by our own Sweetheart, Jim Maxon.

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