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A heads up about our speaker on Tuesday.  It will be special, so put it on your busy schedules!  I will send the Zoom link on Monday!!!! Watch for it!

Rotarians in Action:  All of you for agreeing to be charged $10 for virtual lunches in May to compensate Tony, $1020 in the mail yesterday, thanks Warren.   


Tim Doran for cleaning out the storage unit in Napa—any idea what to do with 200 shirts and hats with Napa Valley Music and Arts Festival printed on them?  


Oliver Caldwell for working to get our Web site on line and making contacts to change domain name and find a high school helper.  


Cindy Warren and her committee for selecting scholarship recipients, 


Ben Hill for delivering pizzas, flowers, music to the Memory Care Unit at the Veterans Home and John Muhlner for his terrific efforts in providing speakers for our meetings, especially in these Zoom times! 


We don’t let no stinkin’ virus get us down!  Go Rotary.

Kathleen Patterson

Rotary President






Red Wine & S'mores

at Scout Hall

Rotary after Dark

March 31, 2010  5;30 pm

Oliver Caldwell

Local Civic Affairs

at Caldwell Snyder Gallery

Rotary after Dark

April 28, 2010  6:00 pm

Pool Party & BBQ

at Norm Mittroff's house

​Rotary after Dark

June 30, 2010  5:300 pm

Join us for Lunch

Our purpose is simply to provide a compelling speaker program for members of our Club and the Greater St. Helena Community, that fosters community fellowship, dialogue, and action.



Native Sons Hall

1313 Spring Street

Tuesdays at Noon


Eleonor Coppola

March 10, 2010


James Alexander

March 17, 2010


Lisa Hicks

US Postal Service

March 24, 2010


Business Lunch

April 7, 2020


Lisa O'Conner

Sunrise Horse Rescue

April 14, 2020


Speaker's Zoom


James Alexander

Tuesdays at Noon

"If you want to know about our painful prison system, both the heartbreak and the redemption that is possible, James tells the truth in his vivid, moving story." 


Jack Kornfield, bestselling author and founder of Spirit Rock Center, Woodacre, California 

"I truly believe that James Alexander is the Nelson Mandela of America. He has met a multitude of challenges, including 28 years of incarceration in our much-maligned prison system, and has emerged as an object lesson in redemption and a teacher to all people. The book is a no-holds-barred account of a man on his way to greatness." 

Richard Grace, author, vintner and philanthropist 

"James Alexander spent every minute of the 28 years he served in the nation's toughest prisons for an accidental murder refining and purifying himself until virtually everyone he came in contact with recognized him as a special being. Everyone. Including his guards and parole board, which three times recommended him for parole only to be countermanded each time by Governor Schwarzenegger.


The courts eventually overruled the governor. James left prison as one of the kindest, most spiritually developed men I have ever met, and that includes His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. Read his inspiring book and learn what an attention fixed on compassion and helping others can generate in the midst of Hell, and what 'real' toughness looks like." 


Peter Coyote, Zen Buddhist priest, actor & author

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