Archive for the ‘Recognition’ Category

Recognitions – July 11, 2014

Posted by Yvonne Flint on July 13th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

It’s a new Rotary year and a new Fine Master, George Fasching, took over. It’s been 11 years since George was in charge of recognitions, so look out, Arcadia Rotary! Chris Haddow was first up on George’s list. With no vacations lately or planned and everything going well at the bank, what could it be? […]

Fines for June 13

Posted by Ray Bushnell on June 17th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

It was finemaster Bob’s last opportunity to extract money from our wallets, so he made the best of it. First up was Howell Tyson, who was dinged for $50 for his failure to name the first member listed in our Rotary roster (Ashley Andrews).  Andy Bundesmann was called on after she was heard mumbling something, […]

Recognitions – June 6, 2014

Posted by Yvonne Flint on June 9th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

Finemaster Bob led off by calling on Rich Hutton who recently became the proud owner of a new dog. The photo looked like a Yorkshire Terrier and Rich pleaded the Fifth in response to the question of the cost of the new member of his family. The fine of $50 added to the “real expensive” […]

Recognitions – April 11, 2014

Posted by Yvonne Flint on April 14th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

First of all, a BIG THANK YOU to Finemaster Bob for helping this reporter out when she missed the meeting she was supposed to report on!  The following is plagiarized (OK, copied directly) from the notes he most kindly sent me. A picture taken at opening day at Dodger Stadium showing Matt Weaver, Dave McMonigle, […]

Recognition March 28 2014

Posted by Andy Bundesmann on April 7th, 2014 under Announcements, Recognition  •  Comments Off

Byline: I may be late but that doesn’t mean I forgot…. Bob Harbicht reminded Joel Shawn of the time, while working as a teacher, a student turned a test in to Joel with a crisp $100 bill. Seeing that Joel was mystified, the boy explained it was for “$1.00/point’. Joel took the money, graded the […]

Recognitions for March 14

Posted by Ray Bushnell on March 16th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

Bob Harbicht took center stage and supplied us with some funds for the club and his usual humor! Sylvia Raoms was up first, as a member of the Tournament of Roses – she was photographed with our float entry for the 2014 Rose Parade Float. Sylvia also went to Vegas but was sick the whole […]

Recognitions – March 7, 2014

Posted by Yvonne Flint on March 10th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

President Mimi started off recognitions by fining Finemaster Bob Harbict who, along with his wife Patsy, are the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Citizens of the Year.  Past Finemaster Jim Rider confirmed the recognitions for $50 per person or $100. Next, Finemaster Bob recognized President Mimi for her recent trip to Portland and Paso Robles – […]

Recognitions for January 3, 2014

Posted by Ray Bushnell on January 5th, 2014 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

Bob Harbicht, Fine Master went to work to increase the club’s bank balance and let us know what’s going on with our members, all in good fun. Imy was up first, she made up a Rotary meeting at a Club in England, Hatfield north of London. Seemingly in an attempted coup she was photographed sitting […]

Recognitions – November 22, 2013

Posted by Yvonne Flint on November 25th, 2013 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

There was only enough time for Assistant Finemaster Brian Cogbill to make one fine.  Ashley Andrews was recognized for $50 for getting her photo and a write-up in Pasadena Magazine.  Brian delivered her a copy wrapped in brown paper to keep her anonymity intact.

Recognitions – October 11, 2013

Posted by Yvonne Flint on October 14th, 2013 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

Brian Hall played in the Post Alarm golf tournament and came in … second overall, but first in Rotary.  This feat earned him a recognition of $50. Finemaster Bob spotted Bob Novell driving a new car, or, as Bob explained, a “new to him” Mercedes.  His old car was totaled on the 210 freeway, when […]

Recognitions – October 4, 2013

Posted by Yvonne Flint on October 7th, 2013 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

Matt Weaver has returned from a surfing vacation in Peru.  He’s been there a few times before; it’s the “same old thing,” per Matt.  Not “old” enough to save him from a recognition of $50. Imy Dulake’s new car suffered its second accident in a few months.  This time she is lucky to be here […]

Fines and Humor, good times all around!

Posted by Ray Bushnell on September 22nd, 2013 under Recognition  •  Comments Off

Bob Harbicht, finemaster and standup comedian, was quite effective with recognitions on Friday. Bruce McCallum – His picture appeared in the Star News as part of the upcoming Taste of Arcadia fundraising efforts. Bruce tried to appeal, but really had no chance – $50 – Thanks Bruce! The following Rotarians were asked to stand: Terry […]