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August 25, 2021
Mindy's Musings August 25, 2021
Hello Fellow Rotarians! It is marvelous to be able to write this week’s Beacon for the incomparable Frank Wooldridge.
We were greeted by the beautiful pair of Stephanie Baker and Athena Collup. Dale Bender started us off with an appropriate-for-Rotary invocation. Yes, God, you are the hub of the wheel and we are the spokes. Bill Black led us in the saluting of the flag, and Songstress Carol Smith had us sing the Four Way Test.  Do any of you remember School House Rock on Saturday mornings? This is how I learned the preamble to the Constitution along with what are conjunctions. (You’re all signing “Conjunction Junction, what’s your function” aren’t you?) Singing the Four Way Test is a great way to commit it to memory!!
Visiting today is our Rotarian from another club, Chuck Canada, and member spouses Melody Spalinger and Jon Parnell.
Mobile ClubRunner Phone App
From Kay: If you want the contact information for all the BBRC members and more at your fingertips, download the ClubRunner app to your phone!
From ClubRunner Support: 
As our renovation efforts continue, our mobile app infrastructure was next on the list for updates. This update to our mobile backend systems also required changes in how the mobile app communicates with ClubRunner.

The latest update of the Mobile app includes infrastructure updates to improve performance and stability, in addition to various bug fixes. The new version of the ClubRunner app will be available later today in both the Apple App Store & Google Play.

You can continue to use the ClubRunner app without downloading its latest version until December 14th, 2020. After this date, older versions of the app will no longer be supported.

For assistance with app updates, please see each platform’s guides:
Upcoming Speakers
Sep 01, 2021 6:45 AM
Behavior Health Director, Kern County Mental Health Plan
Behavior Health Director, Kern County Mental Health Plan
Sep 08, 2021 6:45 AM
Sep 15, 2021 6:45 AM
Director of Kern County Public Health
Sep 22, 2021 6:45 AM
Housing Authority of Kern
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Jeffrey Bell
August 2
Karen Bonanno
August 10
William Black
August 16
Michael O'Doherty
August 17
MJ Pasek
August 29
Teresa Ramos-Alvarez
August 31
Dennis Scott
Frances Scott
August 3
Neil Walker
Pam Walker
August 11
Sandra Parnell
Jon Parnell
August 17
Greg Desme
Janis Desme
August 27
David Spalinger
Melody Spalinger
August 29
Thomas Burke
Tina Burke
August 30
Upcoming Events
Set up flags at Bakersfield 9/11 Memorial
BPD/BFD stations
Sep 10, 2021
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Take Down Flags at Bakersfield 9/11 Memorial
BPD/BFD stations
Sep 12, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
BBRC Wine, Place, and Show Fundraising Party
Luigi's Warehouse
Nov 13, 2021 6:00 PM
BBRC Charter Night + Christmas Party
Bakersfield County Club
Dec 03, 2021
District Conference - new date!
Ventura Marriott Hotel
Jan 28, 2022 – Jan 30, 2022
Meeting Duties
September 1, 2021
Breckenridge, Mary
Bryant, Harry
Buoni, Marianna
Flag Salute
Burke, Thomas
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Collup, Athena
September 15, 2021
Desme, Greg
Guerard, John
Duerksen, Will
Flag Salute
Haynes, Denise
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Heise, Marlene
September 22, 2021
Tripicchio, Frank
Gordon, willie
Kelly, Shaun
Flag Salute
Kelly, Shaun
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Lopez, Temo
September 29, 2021
Maxwell, Jackie
McClure, Michele
Nelms, Ron
Flag Salute
Niemeyer, Heath
Visiting Rotarians
O'Doherty, Michael
October 6, 2021
Ashcraft, Chelsea
Parnell, Sandra
Pasek, MJ
Flag Salute
Pitts, Kay
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Perkins, David
Russell Hampton
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Any conflict within humanity should be considered as a family conflict. We must find a solution within this atmosphere.
- Dalai Lama
Rotary Club of Bakersfield Breakfast