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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.

2018-02-07, Dave Reiff, Literacy Volunteers of Doña Ana County

President Lya called the meeting to order sometime around 12:10 pm at La Posta Restaurant.  Kristi Granados offered a Buddhist prayer for peace as the invocation and Lya Jordan lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.  Then we all sang When The Saints Go Marching In, led by our own Jim Maxon.  Lya read the list of all Birthdays, Wedding Anniversaries, and Club Anniversaries.  My goodness, there are some oldies but goodies in the group!

2018-01-31: Club Assembly

President Lya Jordan opened the meeting at 12:09 PM. John Pickett had triple duty; opening prayer, leading the singing of the Star Spangled Banner (last verse) and leading the song “Happiness is”, an original by Fran Boldt. “Meet and greet” time was skipped, however our many visitors were introduced. Richelle got the happy dollars going by celebrating her almost 2 year anniversary when she introduced her husband Marty. Jay was happy for Richelle & Marty. Patty gave happy dollars for the honorees as well as the” impressiveness” of the club.

2018-01-24: Charles Townley, Adventures in the South Pacific

President Lya Jordan opened our meeting at 12:12 pm. Ana Mangino did the invocation. This was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. John Pickett led us in singing “Zippadee dueh dah,” or something like that.  We had no meet & greet session. We had one visiting Rotarian, five guests of Rotarians, and two high school students.

2018-01-17, Kristi Granados, Implications of the New Tax Law

President Lya Jordan opened our meeting at 12:10 pm. Ana Mangino did the invocation. This was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. John Pickett led us in singing “Oh Fair New Mexico.” We had no meet & greet session. We had one visiting Rotarian, four guests of Rotarians, and three high school students. (below left: club flag exchange with Dale Woodley from Pflugerville, Texas.  below right: guest Larry Candelaria and host Jim Maxon)

2018-01-10, Jo Galvan, LCPS Bond Election

President Lya Jordan opened our meeting at 12:10 pm. Ana Mangino did the invocation. This was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. John Pickett led us in singing a famous Johnny Cash song (I’ll Walk the Line)…with Brother Pickett's reckless alterations to the original verses. We had no meet & greet session.

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