The Rotary Club Ventura South held its’ April 17, 2018 Fireside event at the home of Club members John and Kendall Mattina. Club members and Board Members welcomed new club members, Katie Reich, Peter Barry, Carol Chapman and Peter Mac Clintock with time socializing followed by a catered dinner provided by Club President Bob Davis.
Included among the evening’s guests was District 5240’s recognized Ombudsman Wade Namura. After dinner, President Bob welcomed the new members and introduced the presenters for the evening. Wade Namura spoke about the Structure/Family of Rotary and the New Generation. Larry Matheney covered The 5 Avenues of Service. Bob Braitman explained the importance of the Rotary International Foundation as well as the Club’s own foundation. President Bob
thoroughly explained the financial obligations of the members of the club and President Elect Melody Thurman Club brought the official presentations to a close by going over Club Opportunities and the benefits of service. The members, new and old returned to socializing over dessert to close out a fun and informative evening for everyoneattending.