President Ed Harris presided over his 8th meeting.
John opened the meeting with a witty introduction as is his style.
As Ben Franklin said"Well done is better than well said"
We had 3 guests join us this morning.
Jackie Walls
Patty Carpenter
Ken Shadle brought our thoughts to the divine with a beautiful prayer.
Lee Baggett lead the group with the Pledge of Allegiance. 
Bill Piccirelli presented the "Rotary Minute" with a story about the history of Rotary Ann.
Brags? we had a few.
Roger Ridley bragged about his granddaughter.
Kelly Richert bragged about her successful accomplishment of being a leader of a work related "Team Building" event.
Ed Harris just reached full retirement age and lived to talk about it!
Jim Harrison announced that the food distribution program has been discontinued.
Bob Spellman has recently had knee replacement surgery. Lets keep him in our thoughts.
Step up to Polio program is always in need of funds.
As a fund raiser keep an eye out for the Virtual Raffle. $25.00 ticket with a $500.00 dollar prize for the lucky winner.
Cees Hobbs announced that the Blood Drive that had to switch locations has been completely booked. 44 people signed up.
Guest speaker Patty Carpenter gave a presentation on the "BIG BROTHERS AND SISTERS" program in SLO county.
The program has been operating for 25 years.
Their Mission Statement:
Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:
*Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships*
*Avoidance of risky behaviors*
*Educational success*
Patty explained the two programs (1) school based and (2) community based.
A high light was Jackie Walls sharing her inspirational story as a Big Sister starting in Orange County in 1972 and the positive effect it had not only on her "little" but also herself. 
Little did she know it would be a life long relationship.