January 9, 2015
Welcome to the first GSR meeting of 2015
Greeter, Vartan Gharapetian
Pledge, Glynn Martin
Inspiration Nina Crowe
4 Way Test Ken Riedel
Tom Propst brought his two sons, Logan and Lucas as they are still on holiday break
Councilman Ara Najarian brought his father, former Rotarian Dr Najarian
Ian O'Dwyer brought his father, David O'Dwyer, Rotarian from England before he heads back across the pond.
President David Smith mentioned having one or more of GSR members sign up for a Rotary Fellowship Club (cycling, wine tasting, cooking, chess etc) would gain us points for the Presidential Citation award.
Next weeks meeting will be offsite at Glendale Adventist where we will hear a presentation on Ebola
There is an open board meeting Tuesday 1/13/15 at 7.00am in the Glendale Arts Community room.
Fines / Acknowledgements
Tom Propst – was the guest Sgt at Arms filling in for the missing Jeanett Cordon
Jorge paid $20 for spending his first holiday with his new wife.
Robert paid $18 for his youngest finally turning 18
David Pies paid $50 because he was glad to be able to attend our GSR meeting (he loves our club)
Jim paid $5 because he got some acting work, although he worked 18 hours that day
Rick Dinger paid $5 for Tony Tartaglia running for College School Board
Maria paid $5 for CV winning the CIF and another $20 because she gets to go to the ProBowl.
Alex paid $29 for his 29th birthday
Dr Larry Vigillia
He was a member of GSR.
Has had 3 heart attacks in the last 28 years.
Was a GP and moved into sports medicine.
His secret to a healthy life is laughter.
Building blocks of health are eat right, sleep and activity.
He also believes the Body, Mind and Spirit play into a healthy life.
Using the 5 senses helps too.
He developed a 90 day fitness and diet program called SAFE
S = Strength
A = Agility
F = Flexibility
E = Endurance
PFC = Protein, Fat and Carbs
When you exercise, try to get muscle confusion.
He invented a rubber band machine to exercise and a supine style bike to relieve lower back stress and improve the cardio and lymphatic system.
Opportunity Drawing
#1           $43.00                   Scott Pafford
#2           $954.00 Jim Thomas – drew card #27 – Established $38K Scholarship Fund at GCC
Meeting adjourned at 8.33