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Atascadero

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Atascadero Lake Pavilion
9315 Pismo Avenue
Atascadero, CA  93422-4939
United States
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Judging by the crowd reaction, the Vocational Service Committee's focus on the AHS Auto Shop (spearheaded by Ryan Amborn), is a welcome area of service for our Rotary Club.  About 10% of our membership, braved the harsh morning chill at AHS, aided and comforted by coffee and donuts, to tour the AHS Auto Shop and hear about what needs they have.  This replaced our usual comfy meeting at Denny's the 2nd Wednesday of  the month.  Thank you to all who attended.
 
Thanks to President John, for doing a great recap at the Rotary meeting of what we discovered over at the auto shop.
 
For those of you not at Wednesday's lunch, here is a rundown of that information:  The Auto Shop budget is about $1200 a year; textbooks are from 1994; this year Charlie Herrera (Instructor) had four classes of 20+ students; next year they are planning for six classes; the one tool cabinet in the photo is ALL the hand tools they have; the computers in the photo speak for themselves; the shop has no diagnostic scanners.  John painted a good picture of what he saw with the rest of the attendees.  Ryan Amborn has a plan, and has already created an Advisory Board of local auto industry business people to help out.
 
And the donuts were pretty good!
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
The Atascadero Police department K-9, Aik, has been retired and the department is fundraising to get a new K-9 for the force.  Club members Ryan Amborn and Charles Bourbeau invited Police Chief Haley and K-9 handler Cpl Taylor to attend the club meeting and accept a check for $500 from the club.  The donation will be used towards the purchase of a new K-9 for the police force.
 

 
 
 
Atascadero Rotary club member Charles Bourbeau took part in the 13th annual "Walk a mile in Her Shoes" fundraiser to end rape, sexual assault and gender violence.  The hat was passed at the club meeting and over $300 was raised to support Charles in this event.  He was required to wear his red stiletto's to the meeting before he could pass hat.
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
The scouts from Troop 226 presented the colors at our club meeting that was also attended by members of Troop 326.  The club has been a supporter of Boy Scouts for many years and took this opportunity to present a check for $500 for the benefit of the scout troops.
 

 
 
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Speakers

Apr 29, 2015
Luis Escobar
Extreme Running in the Shadow of Extreme Danger - Drug Violence and Marathons in Mexico
May 06, 2015
Dark
Dark for Family Night BBQ
May 13, 2015
Alan Baker
Atascadero Zoo Progress and Endangered Turtles
May 20, 2015
Special Club Program
Dirty Jobs - Pass The Microphone
May 27, 2015
Rolfe Nelson
Lighthouse - The Coffee Show
Jun 03, 2015
Stephen E. Price
The Art of Stephen E. Price (See Notes)
Jun 10, 2015
Christie Kelly
Cancer Support Community
Jun 17, 2015
President's Program
Special President Hollenbeck Program
Jun 24, 2015
DARK
DARK - Come Down Party
Jul 01, 2015
DARK
DARK
Jul 08, 2015
President's Program
Welcome President Tom Zirk (Special Program)
Jul 15, 2015
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Jul 22, 2015
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Jul 29, 2015
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Aug 05, 2015
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Aug 12, 2015
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