2017-05-31, U S Border Patrol

President-elect Lya Jordan rang the opening bell at 12:10.  She thanked substitute musicians Patty Groth and Sue Groth for the music preceding the meeting.  Bob Seaton provided the invocation, the Pledge was given, and Blaine led the song “Red Roses for a Blue Lady”.  Guests were introduced.

2017-05-24, Debra Taylor, Turning Point

President Christopher opened the meeting and introduced Bob Seaton who gave the invocation.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited, and Blaine led the song “Tiny Bubbles.”

Visiting Rotarian Phil Benson was introduced along with guests Trina Davis (Bob Rankin), Wael Borham (Cornell Menking), Kelly Kennedy (Sherry Franzoy), and Katelin Ponder (Richelle Ponder).

Happy Dollars and Announcements

2017-05-17, Lon Constantini, Adventure with Consequences

The president, Christopher Dulany, called the meeting to order at 12:08.  Bob Seaton provided the prayer.  The club gave the Pledge of Allegiance.  Blaine Goss led the song “Camptown Races.”

The mystery greeter for the Meet and Greet was Lon Constantini. 

2017-05-10, NM Senator Mary Kay Papen

The meeting began at 12:15 with President Christopher Dulany ringing the Rotary bell.  Jim Parks gave the invocation honoring mothers during the Mothers’ Day week.  Christopher led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Earl Phillips led the singing of “God Bless America.”

2017-05-03, Elmo Roach, US-Russia Recent Developments

President Christopher Dulany rang the bell to begin the meeting at 12:10.  John Pickett gave the invocation.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Blaine Goss led the boisterous singing of “Your Cheatin’ Heart.”  The meet and greet time followed.

Christopher read the list of May birthdays, May wedding anniversaries, and May club anniversaries. Visiting Rotarians and guests of Rotarians were introduced.

Happy Dollars and Announcements

2017-04-26, Charles Townley, Politics and Art in China

President Elect Lya called the meeting to order at 12:10 p.m.  Mary Ellen gave a stirring invocation based on the poem: “All Things Bright and Beautiful” by Cecil F. Alexander in Hymns for Little Children published in1848. Pres.

2017-04-12, Donna O'Daniel, Support Your Local Police

President Christopher called the meeting to order at 12:12 PM.  Mary Ellen gave the invocation.  Pres.

2017-04-05, Jay Jordan, A Visit to New Zealand

President Christopher called the meeting to order about ten minutes after noon.  Mary Ellen gave the invocation.  Pres. Christopher then led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Fran and Patty led us in singing “Edelweiss.”  Andy Taylor was named the mystery greeter.  Guests of Rotarians and student guests were introduced.

2017-03-29, Las Cruces Fire Chief Eric Enriquez

Our meeting began with a wonderful invocation, given with no advance notice by John Pickett.  President Christopher led the Pledge of Allegiance, and the flag was on the audience’s right at the front of the room!  (OK, I’m a nerd; you knew that.)  Earl Phillips led “Singing in the Rain.”  We waved instead of meeting and greeting as there was a very full prog


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