Welcome to Pasadena Rotary

The Pasadena Rotary Club of Pasadena has amazing, dedicated members contributing to the well-being and growth of the community, region, and world.  Explore our Club here, and feel free to visit us during our weekly meetings!

Everything You Think You Know About Santa Claus is Wrong!
Nat Read, a fellow Pasadena Rotarian, has published extensively on the subject of Santa Claus over the years, in national and regional publications. As an authority on Jolly Old St. Nick he has been interviewed by numerous news media. He was one of the authors of a Saturday Evening Post book about Christmas. Nat was the Dean of USC (the University of Santa Claus) where he trained department store Santas for their roles on the throne, and has filled the role of department store Santa himself. He is a Reader (Scholar) at the Huntington Library where he continues his decades of research on Santa. He is seeking a publisher for a book he is writing about Santa Claus. Nat has led a peripatetic life, making his living as a cartoonist, free-lance writer, Nevada casino worker, advertising copywriter and public relations executive. He was an exchange student to the USSR during the U-2 Crisis, served in the Naval Reserve in Vietnam, retiring as a Captain. He was a reserve street cop with LAPD and has appeared in a number of comedy clubs as a stand-up comic. He has stood at both poles and is an author of several books. His first novel, about a Rotary Club, is scheduled for release in a few months. Introducer: Kathy Meagher Invocation: Thomas McDonald Guest Introductions: Steve Horwitz Song Leader: TBD Accompanist: Ross Jutsum


Meeting Information

All are welcome to attend our meeting.
We meet each Wednesday at 12:00PM at:

The University Club
175 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, California  

Tel: (626) 793-5157

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Rotary Club of Pasadena
556 S. Fair Oaks Ave. Suite 101 #379
Pasadena CA 91105

Phone: 626-440-0908
Fax: 626-440-9806

Email: office@pasadenarotary.com

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