BRC History: Kids Christmas Parties

BRC History: Kids Christmas Parties

In the 1990s, in addition to holiday festivities for the grownups, Boulder Rotary also held Christmas parties for the children and grandchildren of club members. The RiB reported in 1991, “Despite the fact that Boulder schools were not yet out for the vacation, there...
BRC History: Birth of the RiB

BRC History: Birth of the RiB

As reported by John B. Schoolland in 1969 The RiB. It comes to you every week, and it stands for Rotary in Boulder. Or Rotary International Boulder. The translation varied occasionally through the years. The correct spelling is capital R, lowercase i, capital B. As...
BRC History: Rotary Babies

BRC History: Rotary Babies

One of our first female Rotarians was also our first Rotary mom. This was unusual enough that it was deemed worthy of a front-page story in the Daily Camera. Alice Seigal’s son Max was born Feb. 21, 1988, just a few months after Alice, a veterinarian, joined the club...
BRC History: Women Join Rotary

BRC History: Women Join Rotary

A Daily Camera story on July 13, 1987, was headlined,  “Service clubs admitting women.” The story said that Boulder service clubs were dropping bans against women members in the wake of  two United States Supreme Court decisions that call such bans discriminatory....