President Bill Nott called us to order for his final meeting as our President welcoming those present followed by Mike Bush leading the Pledge of Allegiance. 

THOUGHT(s) FOR THE DAY – from Samuel Johnson via President Bill Nott:  “Our desires always increase with our possessions. The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us”.


June’s Program Chair, Randy Vanderbilt, introduced today’s program,

Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern provided an informative overview of the broad scope of services and responsibilities of the Alameda County Sheriff Department. The Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency with a current adjusted net budget of approximately $200 million and over 1500 authorized positions, including in excess of 1000 sworn personnel.

The Sheriff of Alameda County is responsible for a vast array of tasks and duties, including the following:

  • Providing security to the Consolidated Superior Courts
  • Operating the Coroner's Bureau
  • Operating a full service criminalistics laboratory
  • Performing Civil Process
  • Operating a County Jail (Santa Rita)
  • Operating the County Office of Emergency Services
  • Providing patrol and investigative services to the unincorporated areas of Alameda County
  • Pursuant to contractual agreements, providing patrol and investigative services to the City of Dublin, Peralta Community College District, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex, Oakland International Airport, Highland County Hospital, Social Services, and to the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District
  • Conducting a basic academy pursuant to Police Officer Standards and Training requirements.
  • Providing Fish and Game enforcement
  • Project Director of the Narcotics Task Force
  • Serving as the Executive Director of the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Task Force
  • Operating a Marine Patrol Unit in the San Francisco Bay waters.

SINGING WITH CETA – God Bless America

VISITORS – Mike Smith, potential new member,  Members of the former Sunrise Club joined us including Heidi Hausauer, Charlie Landmesser, and Hal Fremming.

CIAO! CANZONE – Led by our Salvatore Tedesco.


Please email him any changes in your personal or contact information to "Jim Negri" <>, as soon as they occur . . . thanks

CLUB ATTENDANCE - Be sure to let our Club Secretary Jim Negri whenever you attend any meetings associated with our Club so that they can be properly recorded . . . he is standing by waiting . . .


June 26 - President Bill Nott will be “honored” at his Demotion Banquet at Chouinard Winery . . . cost is $45 per person . . . sign up with Randy Vanderbilt . . . please give him your check along with your reservation!  We will also be honoring Hafsa Burt as she is our Club President for 2012-13 . . . more information?  Contact Randy at . . . bring your checks . . . and give to Randy Vanderbilt!


Movie Night planning is underway and we’re looking for sponsors and helpers.  Please contact Hafsa Burt.

The Castro Valley Center for the Arts has a great lineup of shows including Hairspray, Comedy Night, Johnny Cash Tribute and The Sound of Music.  See Randy Vanderbilt or Bernie Kempen or visit the Castro Valley Center for the Arts web site for more information.

Please remember that the club will be dark on June 26 and July 3.


Placemat time! $50 (approx) for entire run of placemats! . . . contact Gary Bosley for details at


The Thursday Dine Out program no longer requires the customer to present a Boulevard Buck, but rather you only need to mention "SOSCV" (SAVE OUR SCHOOLS CASTRO VALLEY) for a portion of their bill to be donated to SOSCV - so say it and you might want to note SOSCV on your credit card receipt, too (the last part is from your Scribe :-)   Go to for more information.  Supporting restaurants:

Aroma Cuisine of India, Big Apple Bagels, Dampa Filipino Food, Don Jose’s Mexican Restaurant, El Burrito Loco, European Market and Deli, Full Belly Chinese, Genghix Asian Fusion, Knudsen’s Ice Creamery, Paradise Grill and BBQ, Los Portales Taqueria, Lucca’s Delicatessen, Swiss Delices, The Burrito Shop, Tom and Tina’s Deli


Clifton Sherwood celebrated a birthday and his grandson’s successful fight and recovery - $100

Dan Willits recognized the 21st birthday of his wife - $40


None today.


!  With $174 and 4 marbles in the bag, Ray Wallace pulled out a brown marble was drawn resulting in a $5 payout.  Congrats!