The Rotary Club of Palmdale hosted District 5300 Governor Luciano de Sylva, his wife Hazel and Assistant Governor Charlene Melchers at their December 7, 2016 meeting at Gino’s Italian Restaurant.  Others in attendance for the preliminary meeting were Sharon Freeman, Tina Borzage, Janice and Sam Garcia and David Maddock.  Governor Luciano “Lu” de Sylva asked about the Club in general as well as the Club’s membership and activities.  President Chuck Church briefed the Governor on the Club’s budget, membership and goals as established in Club Runner and DACdb.  The Governor was given a printed package containing details on the information provided by the President.  Governor de Sylva expressed his concerns and goals for his year as District Governor and asked if there was anything he could do to help our Club.  Longtime Member David Maddock asked the Governor what the District could do to help support small clubs.  Governor Lu said that he would take David’s question under consideration and do what he could to help.
At the conclusion of the Governor/Officers meeting, the remaining Club Members and Guests arrived for dinner.  Everyone enjoyed a delicious meal.  At the conclusion of dinner, Governor Lu de Sylva thanked the Club for all they do for their community, the District and Rotary International.  The Club thanked the Governor and his wife Hazel for attending and presented them with a gift package of wine and glasses.
Meeting Photos
President Chuck Church, District Governor Luciano de Sylva,
Governor's Wife Hazel and Assistant Governor Charlene Melchers
Reviewing Documents During the Governor/Officer Meeting
District Governor Luciano de Sylva, Wife Hazel, Charlene Melchers
and Palmdale Rotary Club Members and Guests Ordering Dinner